August 31, 2011
Countless studies have shown the benefits of breast feeding your baby. If you choose breast feeding, you will want to have a great back up plan in case your baby is hungry when you can't be there. The Philips AVENT BPA Free Breast Pump has a patented soft 5 petal massage cushion for extra comfort during pumping. It's efficient design allows you to pump and store the milk in the same container. Simply place a nipple on the on the sealable bottle and you are ready to go.
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August 30, 2011
It might seem a little early to be planning Halloween costumes, but October 31st will be here before you know it. It's best to plan early to avoid any disappointment with out of stock costumes. You could also end up overpaying if you wait too long. This clown costume is perfect for any weather and can be worn by a boy or a girl. The colorful tux with tales is guaranteed to bring a smile to anyone's face. This costume gives new meaning to the phrase trick or treat!
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August 29, 2011
Did you know car seats should be replaced about every six years? If you are driving around town with your toddler in the same convertible car seat his sibling used since infancy, you may want to take a closer look at it. The good news is toddler booster seats tend to be much more economical, but just as safe as their bulky counterparts. This Evenflo Big Kid Booster is recommended for children 30 to 100 pounds and up to 57 inches tall. It is side impact crash tested. Your little one will love it because the two cup holders are deep enough for drinks and snacks. You and your little one will be glad you made the switch.
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August 25, 2011
Toddlers love stacking toys. There's something about creating a high tower and knocking it down that makes a toddler laugh out loud. This stacker set has several ways to keep your little one entertained. The blocks are covered in brightly colored paint with shape accents. They are also numbered to teach your toddler the basics of counting. There are even geometric cut outs to improve motor skills. This toys truly makes learning fun.
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August 24, 2011
Having a baby can be one of the most thrilling experiences for a woman, but those last few months can be tough. Back and leg pain, sleeplessness, and heartburn can start to take a toll. The right pillow can help provide some comfort if you are experiencing any of those common pregnancy ailments. This total body pillow is 64 inches long and is 10 and a half inches thick. It will provide ample support for your growing belly and help you get a good night's sleep. You will need it. It could be a while before you sleep through the night after the baby is born.
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August 23, 2011
Before you know it, the dog days of summer will be history and the cold weather will be here. Make sure you are prepared for the winter and stock up on cold weather essentials. This quilted baby bunting has triple layer technology (water repellent shell/Thermolite® insulation/microfleece lining) without the bulkiness normally associated with typical outdoor wear. The silky lined arms and legs will make it easier to glide this snowsuit on and off. Even better, this jumpsuit is reduced to nearly 50% off its regular price. At this rate, you might even be wishing for snow!
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August 22, 2011
Organization is so important when there is a new baby in the house. You never know when you will need a wipe or a new diaper quickly. This Burlington Baby Small Cherry Willow Basket Set is a neutral yellow and spacious enough to hold multiple essentials. Place them in the nursery or near your couches so everything you need is at an arm's length. They also have a lifetime guarantee which makes them an even better bargain at nearly 50% off.
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August 19, 2011
It can be difficult to decide what to buy an expectant mom for a shower. Sometimes the best solution is a simple one. A gift set is an easy way to help expectant parents get all the gear they need to welcome a little baby into their lives. This Aveeno Baby Gift Set is packed with essentials to keep a baby clean and comfy. It includes soothing relief moisture cream, soothing relief diaper rash cream, daily moisture lotion, wash and shampoo. Also included are a 100% organic cotton blanket and a reusable basket. These products are so soothing, you might even want to take a bath with them too.
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August 18, 2011
In a lot of ways, potty training can be a very stressful time for a toddler and a parent. The trick is wait for the right time and use the right tools. This Sesame Street Learn with Me Potty Chair features the familiar Elmo character that children love. Also included are a sticker book and 20 reward stickers to keep your toddler motivated. As your toddler progresses you can remove the seat from the potty to aid transition to an adult toilet. Once you've potty trained a toddler, you feel like you can do anything.
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August 17, 2011
This is a great alternative to a standard bassinet. Cozy and safe, Moses Baskets provide a place for your baby to rest while you are busy doing other things, like preparing bottles, preparing dinner, or if you are lucky, taking a shower. This one includes a liner, a pad, and a sheet. It is safe for infants up to 15 pounds. You can choose to rest it on the floor or purchase a base separately. This precious basket will be one of your favorite purchases.
August 16, 2011
Halloween will be here before you know it. There are so many costume options, it can be hard for a little one or their parent to make up their mind. Take one look at these great ruby red glitter shoes and it is so easy to see why there are so many Dorothys running around on Halloween. Who wouldn't want to put these on? The only thing more fun than wearing these shoes is eating the candy.
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August 15, 2011
Sometimes a parent can like a toy as much as their child. This is one of those toys. This Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Learning Farm has so much going on, it will keep your infant endlessly entertained. The little barn door invites your little one to just crawl on through. Once your baby is on the "inside" she baby can feed the cow and turn on the lights. In addition to the realistic sound effects, there are three great modes of play including learning mode, music mode, and imagination mode. This toy is perfect for babies who are 6 months to three years. Although you might be tempted to climb in there too.
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August 12, 2011
Call it the anti parenting book. Cookies for Dinner: the tales of two moms in their quest to survive motherhood is a whimsical look at motherhood and the challenges it can throw your way. Poop and vomit stories are not off limits in this bold description of what motherhood truly brings. Bye bye idealistic 1950s version of domestic life. Reality is setting in. You will laugh right along with these moms as they share their stories. They are totally different in their approaches, but guess what? The kids are fine. Isn't that what really matters?
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August 11, 2011
Let's face it, the baby is the boss and you don't tell the boss when he can eat. So it's best to be prepared just in case your baby gets hungry at an inopportune time. For example, a busy mall, church, a family party. Not every mom is comfortable breast feeding in public. For peace of mind, you can comfortably pump your own milk into bottles so you are prepared at all times. This Philips AVENT Electric Breast Pump is from a trusted manufacturer of infant feeding products. It's patented, gentle cushion is clinically proven to provide results comparable to a hospital grade pump. What's more, it remembers your personal rhythm so you can pump
more milk in less time. That's more time for you to enjoy the fun parts of motherhood.
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August 10, 2011
There are quite a few basic items you will want to have on hand when your newborn arrives home. Obviously, you will have tons of onesies, burp clothes and bottles in the house. Another must have is a bouncer seat. This infant to toddler rocker holds up to 40 pounds, which means you can have it way into the toddler years. The removable toy bar features 3 fun toys to keep your baby entertained. The soothing vibrations will calm your baby during fussy times. Your favorite feature just might be the machine washable fabric. Newborns are born to be messy.
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August 9, 2011
Most of the country is still baking in above average temperatures, but Halloween costumes are already popping up online. I guess you could say it is one way to distract yourself from this heat. This pumpkin costume is a great way to focus on the upcoming fall weather. It is made from plush, premium chenille and has a smiling face and matching cap with fleece stem. Pair this snap on costume with a pair of black leggings and a turtleneck and you will be ready for trick or treating. Sorry...you still have to wait for Halloween to walk around and ask for candy.
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August 8, 2011
SIDS is an extremely rare occurrence, but it is among the top concerns of most new parents. That's understandable. Recently, baby movement monitors have hit the market to give parents a little peace of mind. Even better, some are portable so you can take them on the road to grandma's or on vacation or anywhere your baby sleeps. Weighing in at 1 ounce, this monitor is the smallest on the market. There are no cables, wires or plugs which makes it easy to use and safe. Simply clip it on the diaper next to baby's abdomen and you will have a restful sleep all night, knowing your baby is secure.
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August 5, 2011
You might think it is too soon to plan for the cold weather, but it is always a good idea to keep an eye open for deals. These sheepskin booties are almost 50% off so now is a perfect time to stock up for those cold winter months. Don't worry about size; order large and double up on socks if you need to. You will appreciate the non slip sole and the easy on stay put strap that's ideal for self dressing. They are available in neutral or pink in a variety of sizes. While most of the country is still baking in the heat, you will be singing "Let it Snow, Let it Snow."
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August 4, 2011
Sooner or later this heat will break and we can all go outside again. When it does break, be prepared with this baby jogger pod. It will help you stay in shape and keep your baby happy. The padded bench style seat can accommodate one or two passengers with 5 point safety harnesses. The screen cover will protect your little passengers from any flying critters you might encounter on your run. When you are done, use the patented quick fold technology to fold the POD in one simple step. If you prefer, use the ample storage pocket in the back to hold some snacks and you can enjoy a great outdoor snack with your little ones. That's time well spent.
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August 3, 2011
When you have a newborn, your dresser drawers fill up easily with tons of tiny socks and onesies. It can be hard to keep track of it all. This drawer organizer keeps it all compartmentalized so items are easy to find. These dividers are spring loaded so they stay put once they are in place. They are a perfect fit for drawers from 12 inches to 18 inches deep. Keep the underwear organized, the rest will fall into place.
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August 2, 2011
Style and versatility are still available, even if drop side cribs are not. This neutral cherry wood crib is convertible to a daybed, full-size bed, and toddler bed. It has a 4 position mattress support system which is useful as baby grows. You will have peace of mind knowing that your baby is sleeping in a crib that has non toxic finishes and is JPMA safety certified. After you buy this crib, all you need to do is find some adorable nursery bedding and you are all set.
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August 1, 2011
Eventually the weather will cool off and we will want to venture outside again. We can take walks through the neighborhood and the park and we won't burst into flames. If you need a new stroller for these walks, then check out this lightweight umbrella stroller. It's simple in design, but has all the features you would expect from a stroller. It has a reclining padded seat back for naps, the canopy adjusts to block the sun and the storage bag can hold all your gear. There are plenty of features to make mommy happy too, including a cup holder and easily maneuvered swivel wheels.
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