5 Great Hooded Bath Towels for Kids

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There’s nothing like wrapping a child up in a big, cozy hooded towel after a bath on a cold winter’s night. That’s why hooded bath towels make great holiday gifts. Unfortunately, as my boys have gotten bigger I’ve learned that while hooded towels for infants abound, it’s hard to find them for toddlers and bigger […]

5 Great Personalized Gifts for Babies and Kids

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Looking for a personalized gift for a baby or child? Here are five fun ideas! 1. Pottery Barn Kids Anywhere Chair — This comfy kid-sized chair comes in a variety of colors, patterns, and designs to suit any child’s taste. Chairs start at $99. Personalization is typically $7, but Pottery Barn Kids offers free monogramming […]

Top Back-to-School Lunch Bags for 2013 (VIDEO)

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      Products featured in video: Pottery Barn Kids Mackenzie Lunch Bags ($19.50) Pottery Barn Kids Dual Compartment Lunch Bag ($29.50) Skip Hop Zoo Lunchie ($14) Frecklebox Classic Tin Lunchbox ($29) Goodbyn Bynto ($9) Thanks so much for supporting our sponsor for this Baby Gizmo Video Episode. To find out more about the Happy […]

Family Beach Bag Essentials

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It’s summer—time to beat the heat at the pool or the beach! But a pool or beach day requires lots of preparation—and a ton of gear—when you have little ones. To help make it easier, we’ve compiled this handy list of items to pack in your beach bag. Try to keep as many as possible […]

Top 10 Advent Calendars for 2012

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The holidays are here! Okay, maybe not here but right around the corner and the countdown will begin before you know it. A very popular tradition in many homes is the 24 day countdown from December 1 through December 24 with an Advent Calendar. There are a ton of different Advent calendar options from ones […]

Best Preschool & Little Kid Back To School Backpacks

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It is school supply season, and many of us will be buying our children new backpacks. Sure, you can grab one of those bags with a character sprayed across the front. However, they are usually too big for your little one to really carry themselves, and they are notoriously unreliable. Last year it took only […]

Mom Prep for Fall and School

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With school starting up again soon, that means that our routine (and schedule) go back to “normal”. House chores, homework, after school sports and activities… all things that need to be planned and organized. Now that I have three kids, it’s even more hectic and I need even more organization in my life. I need […]

Toy Storage Solutions and Ideas

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The one thing I find myself constantly looking for is storage solutions for toys. Not for shoes, not for jewelry, not for my own closet… for toys. Never mind the constant change and rotation of toys we have going on- their interests seem to change every other day- I’m running out of space! Then I […]

Backpacks for Traveling Toddlers (VIDEO)

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Spring has sprung and everyone is planning trips.  Whether you are traveling for spring break or planning for a summer getaway, the kids will travel with lots and lots of stuff.  While I’m hauling all the major gear for the trip, I always make every child carry a bag with their own toys, snacks and […]

Let’s Count Down to Christmas with Great Advent Calendars!

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One of our fondest memories of our childhood holidays was our beloved Advent Calendars.  While the standard, budget-friendly advent calendar pre-filled with chocolate was popular in our household growing up, there are so many choices to choose from these days.  Counting down the 24 days before Christmas has never been more fun with some of […]