Great Gifts for Preschoolers

Preschoolers are little people with big emotions. No one knows how to have fun like a preschooler. Their brilliant minds are exploding and their creativity drives everything they do. Give gifts to your preschoolers this year that will excite them, encourage them and maybe give their parents a few moments of peace! Anyone can walk into a superstore and grab some plastic cartoon character toy. However, these gifts for preschoolers are not your typical ones, and they are sure to surprise both child and parent in the best way!

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Daily Mom Spotlight: SkinFix

Did you know that 30% of all children are affected by eczema?

A serious bout of eczema is not only concerning, but it can be painful and uncomfortable for your baby as they have no way to express the source of their discomfort. This dry, itchy painful rash affects up to 20% of all newborn babies and is on the rise. However, a proper skin regimen can help keep baby’s delicate skin healthy and happy, and keep flare-ups at bay. 

With that in mind, let us introduce you to Skinfix; a Canadian company that makes healing balms and daily care products that treat skin’s most irritating conditions. Today we’ll look at a few of their infant and toddler care products that will make life with eczema so much more tolerable.

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Fun in Fall with Little Tikes

Fall is here! While everyone is rejoicing over the return of all things pumpkin spice and busting out their ugg boots and sweaters, moms are remembering that fall starts the transition to playing indoors more than outdoors. Summer spoils families with all the sunshine and warm weather but playing inside on a cool fall day can be just as fun with the right toys.

Your kiddos won’t mind staying in if they are playing with some of the new toys released this fall by Little Tikes. Little Tikes is well known for making wonderful toys that encourage activity and creativity. You can trust that these toys are safe, as Little Tikes designs all their toys to exceed safety standards. Their toys are regularly tested and retested for lead and other heavy metals and they do not use BPA, latex or harmful PVC and/or phthalates. The best part about the new fall line is that even though you will be playing inside, these toys will keep your babies and toddlers on the move. Colder weather doesn’t have to mean more screen time. Keep things fun in your house with one of these new toys from Little Tikes.

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What Your Kids Should be Wearing: Under Where? Underwear!

This summer, our kids enjoyed endless days of swimsuits and naked booties. Unfortunately, those days are over. The summer heat will soon be a distant memory and cooler temperatures will be just around the corner. Of course, this means it’s time to switch out seasonal wardrobes. Chances are that you’ve already thought about the most obvious clothing related purchases (tops, bottoms, jackets, shoes, etc.) that your child may have outgrown, but have you given much thought to what your kids are wearing under their new threads? 

Whether your kids are going back to school or not, undergarments play an important role in a child’s wardrobe for several reasons. Today we’re looking at the top 4 reasons you need to pay attention to what your kids should be wearing with regard to underwear.

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Back to School Beauty Basics

Back to School Season has come in like a lion and seems to be in full swing. Maybe your kids started in very early August, or maybe their first day is rapidly approaching. Regardless of when they start, one thing is for certain-if you have pre-teen or teenage girls you are certainly in for more than just clothes, shoes and new backpack shopping. Girls everywhere are concerned at younger ages than ever about things like hair-do’s, makeup and skin care. Many times, once your kids are rounding middle school, gone are the days of messy hair and unadorned faces. Today, we would like to tackle what can be a tough topic for many parents to come to terms with – the “beauty habits” of their teens. From some tips to a few great recommendations, this will hopefully ease some of the concerns you have or help to give them a good starting point.

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Back to School Essentials 2015

It is hard to believe that we are already closing in on the end of summer and back to school season is officially in full swing. Every time you go to the store you are overwhelmed with school related signage and pencils, papers and notebooks. We have gathered up a unique look at some back to school essentials that go beyond what you typically think about when back to school shopping.

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Back to School Lunch Gear 2015

Lunch is an essential part of the school day. A nutritious lunch can give your children the energy they need to stay focused, pay attention in class, and better learn the information presented to them. In order to ensure that you are dually prepared for lunchtime this year we have gathered up some great lunchbags, boxes and accessories to ensure that they will be ready for lunch in style! From eco-friendly to really convenient options-there is something for everyone.

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Creative & Crafty Activity Kits by Seedling

We know you’re thrilled to have your children home for the summer, but we also know that sometimes you need some quiet time or a way to engage your children while you kick back and enjoy the silence or get some household chores done. We love the activity kits offered by Seedling for hours of summer entertainment, whether you wish to create with your child or seek activities that they can complete on their own.

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Back to School Gear Guide 2015

When it comes to back to school gear, backpacks are absolutely an essential. The real question is what backpack is best suited for your child? Are you looking for something that will stand up to the test of time and wear and tear? Maybe your child has their heart set on a whimsical or trendy backpack. Or perhaps you are in search of a backpack that is made without the use of PVC. Luckily, we have rounded up 6 awesome backpacks for you to check out. Be sure that when school is in session this year your child is prepared!

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7 Essential Tips for Hiking with Kids

Do you love hiking but now you have kids? Have no fear! You don’t have to abandon the joy of the trails just because you have little ones. Kids naturally love the outdoors and are drawn to wide open spaces, so why not take them along the next time you want to follow your favorite trail? Kids, of course, always require some careful consideration, but with a little planning you can be prepared so that your kids can be taught how to hike the correct way and actually enjoy it too!

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Summer Lovin’ with One Step Ahead (+Giveaway!)

Summer days are long and hot, especially for kids. Summer days are where memories are made and traditions are cherished. If you’re packing up the kids to head to the beach, the splash pad, or even if you’re staying right in your very own backyard, we’ve rounded up some amazing products from One Step Ahead that are sure to make you and your children love every ounce of summer.

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10 Perfect Summer Diaper Bags

The heat has settled into most of the country and summer is definitely upon us! This time of year calls for bright, airy designs as well as beautiful colors, and your diaper bag is no exception. Is it time to trade in your trusty diaper bag for something new and exciting? We have scoured high and low to find some of the best diaper bags for this summer! And the best part? When summer is over, they will still be going strong. Whether you are looking for a practical backpack, a fashionable tote or something in between, we’ve found something for everyone!

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Fun in the Sun with Little Tikes

Summer is upon us and that means it’s time to get out and play! Warmer weather, longer days and no school means parents are looking for ways to get their kids outside and busy. Little Tikes is here to rescue you from hearing “I’m bored!” with their line of summer toys that will have your kids begging to go out in the yard and play! From small ones to big ones, these toys will bring smiles to all your kid’s faces by keeping them busy and happy all summer long.

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When Only Mom Will Do: mamaRoo by 4Moms

When Only Mom Will Do - Mamaroo
There are two types of parents who are curious about the mamaRoo by 4moms.

  1. New Parents. You’re expecting your first child and have seen the mamaRoo lined up next to various types of baby swings while completing your registry. It seems expensive and you’re trying to convince yourself that you really need it.
  2. Experienced Parents. Maybe you’re expecting your 2nd or 3rd child. You by-passed the mamaRoo the first time around (or it didn’t exist yet) because it didn’t fit into your budget. But, after struggling with a baby that didn’t know their night from day, or a colicky baby, or a baby that wouldn’t stop crying unless she was in mom or dad’s arms, you’re thinking that maybe a mamaRoo is necessary this time.

Either way, we’re glad you’re here. Today, we’re going to discover what makes the mamaRoo so unique and why we truly believe it’s the only infant seat you’ll ever need. 

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