Ladan

About Ladan

Ladan Rashidi, Senior Editing Manager.
Ladan is a British mother of two, who moved to California in 2008 to live with her husband. Born and raised in London, she has the very British sarcastic sense of humor and is always laughing at herself. And her husband. None of her previous workplaces prepared her for becoming a mother and having the two most demanding bosses in the world, but also the cutest.

10 Signs You Are Living With a 3 or 4 Year Old

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We talk about the sleepless nights of the baby stage, the madness of the toddler years, and the terrifying terrible twos, but we really don’t talk about the roller coaster ride of emotions that are the preschool years. What’s it like living with a kid who can now express themselves well? Here are ten signs […]

Kleynimals Review- The Perfect Teether For Your Baby!

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As a parent, you know one of the things all babies are drawn to are our keys. House keys, car keys, baby doesn’t care, as long as they shine and jingle, they go where everything else goes when they’re exploring- the mouth. Yum!     Enter Eli the Elephant, Gus the Giraffe, and Leo the […]

Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth?

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Back in May, we flew to London to visit my family for a month. Both my kids (almost 4 and almost 2) still sleep next to us, so in London, we had the same set up. About ten days into our trip, I started hearing a terrible noise that I recognized very well- the sound […]

Cooper Tire Giveaway!

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 CONGRATS TO OUR WINNER – Denise April. Every single day, we receive emails, Facebook messages, texts and requests for “What’s the best water table? Bouncer? Stroller? Car seat?” and the list goes on! Products – we all love them. We love to search for them, read about them, buy them, play with them, and photograph […]

Nespresso Aeroccino 3 Gives You Milky, Frothy Coffee At Home!

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I think all parents *need* coffee. Only a few months ago I wrote about this stainless steel French Press that is now so well loved in our home that I’ve deemed it my third child. We like to have milk in our coffee, but warming it in a small pan with two little children running […]

Product Review: Lego Junior House Suitcase

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My daughter was recently gifted this Lego Juniors House Suitcase, which is aimed at children 4-8 years old. She loves pretty much anything pink, and enjoys building with blocks and the larger Legos, so when she saw this, she was completely thrilled! The set comes in a pink plastic suitcase the size of a laptop, […]

5 Foods That Increase Milk Supply

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Tomorrow is the start of Ramadan, a very special month where Muslims fast from both food and drink from sunrise to sunset, in order to focus on themselves and their spiritual journey. Most nursing mothers do not fast during this time, but for those who do feel comfortable breastfeeding and fasting, here are five food […]

Travel Review: Gambado in Chelsea, London

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While visiting London, even in summer, you need to have an idea of what you will do when it rains. With two small children, we decided to make a trip to Gambado, an indoor play center in London. Fun is not enough to describe how great this place is! Seriously, the kids loved it! The […]

Important British English/American English Words You Should Know

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Americans speak English, Brits speak English,  so all the words should be the same, right? Wrong. Having moved to the USA 6 years ago, but still visiting London once a year, I’m getting used to people looking at me strangely when I say certain words. Saying “Can I have a jacket potato?” in America has most people wondering about my sanity, while […]

Bugaboo Bee: A Huge Hit In London!

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Working for a baby product company means you tend to notice strollers, baby carriers, gadgets etc more than a normal person would. And walking around London, all I see is….. Bugaboo. Bugaboo Bee, Bugaboo Cameleon, I even spotted the expensive Bugaboo Donkey in my first week! There are other strollers around, but I would say […]