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January 30, 2023

As Seen On TV

As seen on FOX19 recently, here are the must have items for summer, according to our “Mom in the Know,” Amanda Ciani!


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 fabrics, a sun visor with peek-a-boo window, reclining seat, five-point safety harness and wide, ergonomic foam handle creates a smooth and comfortable ride for you and your child
    ·The large storage area, plus the quick and compact flat-fold, this stroller offers provides versatility and functionality while on the go
    ·As an added bonus, the included detachable carryall parent organizer helps you stay prepared for just about any occasion
    ·Safe for children up to 50 pounds
    ·Durable steel frame and highest quality tech fabric
    ·Multi-position reclining seat, removable tray and adjustable footrest for child’s comfort
    ·Generous undercarriage storage bin
    ·Reflective material on the safety harness and piping ensures you and your child can be seen at night
    ·Latch lock for easy travel
    ·JPMA certified
    · Available for purchase on


Rainbow Light Gummy Vitamin C Slices ($13.99)
Perfect for kids, teens, and adults who prefer to get their vitamin C from a delicious gummy, Rainbow Light® Gummy Vitamin C Slices™ help support immune health and provide antioxidant protection.
These naturally fruit-flavored gummies offer a super boost of vitamin C plus added vitamin E to help ensure the whole family gets enough of these two essential vitamins in a fun and tasty way.
Available on

SKIP*HOP Zoo Neckrest in Giraffe ($13.00)
Featuring our signature Zoo animals in plush velour, our neckrest is sized perfectly for young travelers, easy to tote along for family trips or quick jaunts.
Little ones will feel at home no matter the destination, with their own Zoo pal along for the ride!
Features a signature characters from the Zoo collection
Made of soft, plush velour
Available on


Next Wave Beach Basket

Get ready to have tons of fun in the sun with the all-new, totally redesigned NextWave™ Jumbo Beach Basket from Amloid! This bright and colorful activity set is packed with play value with all the accessories kids need to spend hours at the beach or in the sand box with new sand forms and a collection of multifunctional sand tools. New features include a sturdy nylon shoulder strap along with a comfort grip handle for easy on-the-go portability. And the collapsible folding case makes clean up a breeze by shaking out water and sand when it’s time to go. Plus, the cover detaches from the basket to double as a super-sized animal sand form! Whether little ones are creating cool castles or sculpting masterpieces in the sand, parents will love the quality and value of this Jumbo Beach Basket set from a trusted brand name in Amloid. The 15-piece set comes complete with assorted sea creatures and nautical forms, bucket with handle, castle molds, rake, roller, sand spinner, sifter and shovels in a variety of sizes. Available in 3 styles: Flamingo (pink), Whale (purple) and Shark (blue).
Ages: 2+
MSRP: $14.99
Available: Now in-store at  Sam’s Club


Aqua Creatures Swim Masks

Take a dive on the wild side and discover the underwater world in a whole new way with the Aqua Creatures Swim Masks from Amloid! Kids can explore their animal alter-egos with a quality mask that will keep their eyes protected and will surely bring loads of fun to pool and water activities. Each version features unique creature characteristics as the shark mask comes complete with a fin on top, realistic eyes and jagged teeth over the lens, while the crocodile mask is decked out in reptile scales, spooky yellow eyes and spikey teeth. The one-size-fits-all mask features an adjustable strap to fit kids ages 5-and-up along with a durable, high-quality kid-safe lens.
Available in 3 styles: Crocodile (green), Shark (pink) and Shark (blue)
Ages: 5+
MSRP: $9.97
Available: Now in-store at Walmart


Aqua Creatures Water Squirterz

Talk about a wet and wild sneak attack! With Amloid’s Aqua Creatures Water Squirterz, kids will have a blast battling each other to see whose predator is the pack leader. Just place the hand-held launcher under water and squeeze the compression pump to fill it up, then squeeze again to soak your target. Available in ferociously playful shark and crocodile editions, each squirterz can launch a steady stream of water up to 10 feet! Whether outside in a pool or inside in a bath, the Aqua Creatures Squirterz will take the fun to a whole new level. The one-size-fits-all squirterz are the perfect accessory to add to any water toy box this spring.
Available in 3 styles: Crocodile (green), Shark (pink) and Shark (blue)
Ages: 5+
MSRP: $7.68
Available: Now in-store at Walmart


Go Organically Fruit Snacks

  • Portion controlled snack
    ·Good alternative
    ·USDA-certified, organic, made with real fruit purees and real fruit juices
    ·Includes 100% of the daily recommended value of Vitamin C and are excellent sources of Vitamins A & E
    ·GMO-free, gluten-free, preservative-free and made with natural flavors and colors from natural sources






About the Author

Amanda Ciani

Amanda Ciani lives in Northern Kentucky with her husband and their three terrific sons. She enjoys writing haiku parenting poems for her Instagram account (@cinciciani), and Twitter account (@haikuciani).