One of the first things I added to my baby registry list when I was expecting my firstborn was a great car seat. Even back then I knew how important they would be in keeping my son as safe as possible during our drives hither and yon. I’ve gone on to have four more children after him, and car seat safety standards have improved so much just over the course of the past 12 years. Child Passenger Safety Week If you haven’t checked out the safety standards and latest research recently, this is the perfect time to do so! Child
Growing a baby can be hard work on the mama-to-be. Whether it’s morning sickness, heartburn, stress, or gearing up to have that baby, Earth Mama Angel Baby has a tea to help get her through it. Mama-To-Be Tea includes some of the Earth Mama Angel Baby’s most popular organic teas. Organic Morning Wellness Tea helps settle queasy stomachs. As many pregnant women can attest, this tea may be necessary throughout the day as well. Organic Heartburn Tea soothes and cools that burning feeling associated with heartburn. Ahh, relief! Organic Peaceful Mama Tea works to calm down mama when she’s feeling overwhelmed.
You’ve taken your childbirth classes, breastfeeding classes, and newborn care classes. Baby showers are done, and you have all the sweet newborn clothes washed and put away. You are seeing your care provider weekly and your magical due date is inching closer on the calendar. You are feeling ready to welcome your sweet new baby into the world, but… what do you pack in your labor bag? As a doula, this is one of the questions I am asked most frequently. When I do prenatal visits in my client’s home, they will show me their bag and ask me to tell them what
Washing cloth diapers is one of the biggest challenges with selling someone on the idea of using cloth diapers. We promise, it’s not that hard, and the advantages far outweigh the challenges for most. Once you get your cloth diaper washing routine nailed down, you’ll probably want to stick to it and ensure anyone washing your diapers follows the same instructions. Whether it’s your spouse, nanny, the grandparents, a visitor, or even a friendly reminder for yourself, you can all easily follow the instructions with this handy printable. We’ve made it easy for you. Fill in your detergent choice, amount,
Cotton Babies has been once again been awarded our Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® certification. This voluntary, third party certification indicates that Cotton Babies diapers have been tested according to the Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® that they do not contain harmful levels of a multitude of chemicals. The Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® covers more than 300 chemicals considered to be dangerous to a baby’s health such as residual pesticides, carcinogenic dyestuffs, phthalates, lead, heavy metals, and formaldehyde. The Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® reflects the latest advances in textile chemistry, up to date medical knowledge, and the current state of textile product safety
Sometimes it looks like I am going on vacation when we are going for a simple outing. I have snacks packed, water bottles, sippy cup, cloth diapers, a change of clothes or 2 for both kids, blankets, burp cloths, toys, car seats, strollers, baby carriers and so on. It can be a bit much, so I am always looking for ways to simplify things and use products that work. It is infuriating when I reach into the diaper bag and feel a lid has popped off a cup of cereal and now it’s on EVERYTHING. Once something spills, it seems
Does your toddler wake up way too early and insist you do the same? The creators of Ok to Wake! clocks and nightlights were parents who dealt with this problem. At bedtime, a soothing yellow nightlight glows as children fall asleep. The Ok to Wake clock has a simple green light that lets toddlers know when it’s time to get up. Parents set the time that works for their schedule. The idea is that your kids will learn to go back to sleep or play quietly in their room until they see the green light. It works for toddlers who enjoy
With all this talk about Play, our newest Genius Series print, I’ve been thinking about my favorite baby toys. Oh, what fun! Kleynimals Stainless Steel Toy Keys. More than your average toy keys, these feel and sound like real keys without the sharp edges. In my opinion, an heirloom toy. I’ve even heard of people having them engraved! Tegu Magnetic Blocks. Truly innovative, Tegu Magnetic Blocks are packed with fun. I keep a set in my purse for entertaining my toddler in restaurants. They’re fun for mom and dad to play with, too. Spin Again. Another favorite in my house.
Looking for a monthly diaper subscription box that is full of fun prints and great diapers for your little one? Join the Cloth Diaper Collectors Club featuring the limited edition Doodles Collection prints. The first round of the Doodles Collection includes eight limited edition prints. The Doodles Collection started in May 2017. Up until now, this monthly diaper subscription box has included the following prints: May 2017- PAWsome June 2017 – CATtitude July 2017 – SUCCess August 2017 – CACTACular Peck out EGGcellent! We reveal a new print on the 27th of every month so it’s time to hatch our
Not long ago, we introduced bumGenius Big cloth diapers & Bigger cloth diapers. Many families have children struggling with incontinence issues, and a growing population of retirees is also facing challenges with incontinence, limited incomes, and increasingly expensive disposable diapering products. In response to these issues and at the request of our customers, we’ve created reusable, and “size-adjustable” cloth diaper products designed to fit a range of individuals reaching up to include the small adult. bumGenius “Big” cloth diapers were designed with a child in mind and will fit from 35-70 pounds. bumGenius “Bigger”cloth diapers were designed with an older child, pre-teen, or