Posts Tagged: things we like

Stuff-n’-Sit (plus a giveaway!)

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At least twice a year, my boys and I comb through their toys to decide what they would like to donate to local organizations like Brighton Center. It is a great way to teach my boys that “stuff” can come and go, but actions and kindness always make a lasting impact. We sort through their… Read more »

Play-Doh Playsets

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Play-Doh.   It’s ageless.  It’s fun.   It’s perfect for any age. There is something so calming about transforming a blob of nothing and rolling it out and creating colorful works of art.  Of course, my youthful attempts never looked like the perfectly crafted ideas on the box, but it was fun trying. The fun still continues… Read more »

Strawbees!

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Our Strawbees Inventor Kit arrived Mother’s Day weekend. The box was for my two children, but it turned out to be just as much of a gift for me as it was for them. At first glance I was a bit worried that my 4-year-old would not enjoy using them as they are recommended for… Read more »

As Seen On TV

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As seen on FOX19 recently, here are the must have items for summer, according to our “Mom in the Know,” Amanda Ciani! http://m.fox19.com/clip/14349033/traveling-with-kids-made-easier   Jeep® by Delta Children Metro Plus Stroller ($110— on sale now for $88!!!) Whether it’s a trip exploring or hitting the city sidewalks, this full-size stroller delivers ·The highest quality tech… Read more »

Just for Baby

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Get ready for Baby with this adorable and handy gear!   BinxyBaby binxybaby.com; $49.95 This cart hammock features two layers of upholstery-weight fabric with reinforced seams, and a three-point seat belt.  the hammock comes with an attachment strap specifically for infant carriers as well.           DockATot Baby Dock dockatot.com; $175+ DockATot… Read more »

Duck Donuts!

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“I spy with my little eye…a duck!” Kids of all ages will enjoy going to Duck Donuts in Mason, located near Whole Foods, and personalizing a deliciously warm donut with their favorite toppings. Upon entering the store, you are greeted with a family-friendly environment with fun rubber duckies and a step to view your donuts… Read more »

Medela Makes Breastfeeding Easy

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Medela, maker of breast pumps, breast milk feeding products and more, recently introduced a new skill for Amazon Alexa. Now, breastfeeding moms can simply enable the skill and then ask Alexa for help with common questions about breastfeeding, storing breast milk, breast pumping and more. Answers have been developed by board-certified lactation consultants. Don’t have… Read more »

Baby Feeding Products by BBLuv

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I once had utopian dreams of what I would feed my future children. I recall a pretty lengthy list of foods I would never, ever feed my kids, too. There were also the parenting and feeding experts* who regularly chimed in to say what age babies should be fed solids and purees, and which foods… Read more »

Real MVP Kids Book Series

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My family loves books. We just can’t get enough. My favorite kinds of books are books that teach life lessons and social emotional strategies in the story. Why are social emotional strategies important to me? Research shows that only about 20% of job success is related to intellectual intelligence and approximately 80% of success is… Read more »

Letterheads: An Eccentric Alphabet

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So here’s a super cool way to help your little ones learn the alphabet (and give you some unique art to admire at the same time)!  Letterheads: An Eccentric Alphabet is a new graphic design book by Stefan G. Bucher that all ages will appreciate.  Bucher used a 3D technology that creates molded and carved… Read more »

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