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    Top Toy Brands for Babies and Children – Our Favorite Toy Brands

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Top Toy Brands for Kids & Babies If you’re anything like us, after having children your house has quickly become filled over the years with cheap toys that inevitably break or toys that were quickly discarded and never played with again. So today I wanted to share some of our favorite toy brands (along with some of our very favorite toys from those brands) so that you can hopefully have better luck and avoid some of our mistakes. Having educational…

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    Looking to Beat Quarantine Boredom and Encourage Learning through Play? The Best Toddler Activity Box Subscriptions

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If you are anything like us, you’ve been stuck in the house for the last several months hiding away from the coronavirus. Schools and summer camps around us have been closed, so I have been looking for every opportunity to continue to encourage learning through play for my two littles. In doing so, I’ve compiled this list of the best activity subscription boxes currently out there.  Best Toddler Educational Box Subscriptions KiwiCo Koala Crate I actually wrote a full review…

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    Yumi Food Review

    If you’re a busy working mom or a stay at home mom with multiple children, making your own baby food can be a hassle that you don’t always have the time to deal with. Of course, we all want our growing babies to have the best healthy options even when we are short on time. To meet that need, a slew of clean organic baby food delivery services have cropped up over the past several years. One of the most popular is Yumi. But is it any good and is it worth the cost? Yumi Cost First things first, no matter how you slice it, it is always going to…

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    The Best Subscription Boxes for Kids: My Honest Review of the KiwiCo Activity Crate

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. With the majority of children’s preschools and schools being closed, many parents are looking for hands-on learning activities to keep their children engaged and learning. We tested out the very popular KiwiCo activity crates to see if the subscription is worth the cost. What is KiwiCo? So what exactly is KiwiCo and what do their crates offer? KiwiCo is a company that creates and sells activity/project crates for children all of all ages (they list activities appropriate from age 0…

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    The Ultimate Guide to Baby Skincare | My Favorite Baby & Toddler Skincare Products for Dry, Sensitive Skin

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. My Favorite Baby & Toddler Skincare Products for Dry, Sensitive Skin Both myself and my children have been blessed with sensitive (and very pale) skin. On top of that my son has Eczema that pops up every now and then. I’ve found myself experimenting into the best products that won’t produce an angry red rash after use. I wanted to share some of our favorites so that hopefully you can find something that works well for your family without a…

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    Baby Forehead and Ear Thermometer – InstamediQ Intelligent 3 Mode Thermometer Review

    Disclosure: Links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Recently, we were gifted the InstamediQ Intelligent 3 Mode Baby Thermometer, and after spending some time testing it out, I wanted to share my full review. Basic Thermometer Features: The InstamediQ thermometer is an FDA approved patented eaf and forehead thermometer with 3 mode settings: Forehead Mode for Adults (12+), Forehead Mode for Children, and an Ear mode. Changing between the 3 modes is as simple as moving a switch and removing the magnetic cover (for the ear mode). Then all…

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    Molar Magician Teether Review | Is it truly magical?

    Disclosure: The links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Molar Magician – My Honest Review What exactly is this new Molar Magician teether by The Teething Egg and how does it compare to their other products? Well, it’s an oval teether, shaped like a flattened egg, with 4 appendage-esque protrusions coming off of it. Basically an egg with four arms. It does have a hole through it with a lanyard attached, which is always a great addition for teethers. The arms and legs also have 4 distinct textures to…

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    Best Toddler Bath Toys – How to make Bathtime Fun!

    Disclosure: The links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Best Toddler Bath Toys for an Easy and Stress-free Bathtime Even though bath time can turn into a bit of a chore over time, it can be a fun time for kids and parents alike. Many children are naturally drawn to water and love splashing around…add some toys to the mix, and you can have them entertained for hours. For a child that is reluctant to bathe or fights bathtime, toys may be just the way to win them over.…

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    The Ultimate Baby Registry Checklist: Must-Haves and What you Don’t Need for First Time Moms

    Disclosure: The links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. So you are expecting a new bundle of joy and are trying to figure out exactly what you need! Congratulations!! With over $70 Billion worth of baby products sold worldwide each year, there is no shortage of baby items to choose from. It can be completely overwhelming knowing what you actually need versus what is a luxury. It ends up taking a bit of trial and error and word of mouth through mommy friends…and quite honestly, it’s easy to end…