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Pout Pout Fish Cares for Kids

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We love things that give back to the community, and for a long stretch, Kohl’s has done so through its Kohl’s Cares initiative that raises money for local and national children’s health and education programs. It’s current promotion focuses on the New York Times best-selling children’s book, The Pout-Pout Fish. For $5 a pop, you can… Read more »

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Get Yourself a Bra Maid!

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Nope, Mom may not need a real maid, but she should really have a Bra Maid! If she’s anything like me … throwing my delicates and bathing suits in with the rest of the wash … then this handy ball is a clothing saver! Every time I have washed a bra or bathing suit, it seems… Read more »

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Get Steamed!

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Heat up your home cleaning with this grandaddy of steam cleaners — The Black & Decker 2-in-1 Smart Select Steam Mop. The unit cleans every surface you can imagine — stone, marble, tile, vinyl, hard wood and laminate — and its sophisticated design includes settings for each specific surface so the machine knows the appropriate… Read more »

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Frilly Little Babies

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Add a frilly little touch to your little one’s outfit with Baby Bella Maya’s adorable Lacy Leggings or Fancy Frills Ruffled Diaper Covers. These cute  accessories are great for those little dresses and adds a little more elegance than just a diaper showing. Lacy Leggings — $10.95 These aren’t your typical leggings. These stylish, lace… Read more »

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Pamper Nursing Mothers

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Milk Trays Sensible Lines | sensiblelines.com $21.95 Featuring 16 one-ounce spaces, this milk tray lets moms freeze breast milk like ice cubes. The Milk Trays are reusable and offer an easier way to get the breast milk into the bottle aside from pouring it from the standard use-and-toss freezer bags that usually make a mess. Pop… Read more »

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Shoes to Fit Every Woman’s Foot!

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Looking for a great new shoe to wear while out and about ? The Therafit Deborah shoe is a lightweight athletic trainer for all those active moms! It features breathable mesh and soft, synthetic materials. Available in red as well as other bold colors that complement your personality.  With a molded, removable footbed, the Deborah… Read more »

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A Helpful Hand with HandyBand

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Do-it-yourself projects around the house are a lot easier now thanks to the smart HandyBand. This nifty magnetic wristband keeps nails, screws, bolts, nuts, small tools, etc. in easy reach without needing to fumble for them. The adjustable band fits all wrist sizes. Available for $14.95 at handy-band.com.

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Paper Planes Take Flight

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What kid doesn’t enjoy the thrill of folding an ordinary piece of paper into a cool airplane to sail through the air? And it’s even more fun if Mom and Dad get in on the action. John M. Collins’ new book, The New World Champion Paper Airplane Book (Ten Speed Press; March 2013; $16.99), is a must-have…. Read more »

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It’s Freakin’ Cool!

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Liberty Bottleworks has come up with a fun, cool way to personalize your water bottle … or any drinking container for that matter. It’s called a Freaker! Yep, it’s a funny name. These fun bottle covers are like leg warmers and they come in many unique designs. They feel much like a stretchy sweater and slide… Read more »

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The Ultimate Boredom Buster

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  Your kids will have no more excuses about nothing to do with this awesome book, Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun (Bloomsbury, 2012; $25). Authors Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larsen pack 352 pages with all sorts of fun things to do, all geared toward getting kids to unplug and engage with the broader… Read more »

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