July 31, 2012
If you think booster seats have to be expensive, thing again. This Graco Highback Booster is economical and safe for your little one's travels. It fits children from 30 to 100 pounds. It's also rigorously crash tested to meet or exceed United States safety standards. Once your child outgrows the high back booster, simply convert it to a backless booster for years of prolonged use. If necessary, you can even pass it along to a sibling thanks to the neutral green color.
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July 30, 2012
It's hard to believe that we are already talking about back to school supplies. It seems like we were just preparing for summer. If you have a toddler that needs a backpack for preschool or daycare, you know this is an important decision that you will have to live with for the next several months. This Cars themed backpack and lunch kit is small enough for little arms to carry, but roomy enough to hold all the essentials. Any toddler would be proud to walk into school with this set.
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July 27, 2012
Not too many children reach adolescence without ever owning a Disney toy. I know my house is full of them. If you have a Disney fan or a Mickey fan in your house, give them something to hold on to. This Mickey Mouse Plush is cuter and softer than ever and even features a jingle in his tummy. You might also appreciate the opportunity for imaginary play and motor development, but let's face it, he's just plain fun to cuddle!
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July 26, 2012
Never underestimate the importance of a comfortable pillow, especially if you are pregnant. This Comfort U Maternity Pillow will provide support to swollen legs and an aching back. It is large enough to support your head all the way down to your toes. Don't let the price tag scare you. As your pregnancy continues, sleep becomes even more precious and a good night's sleep is priceless.
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July 25, 2012
On hot days or really cold days, it's helpful to have a play room stocked with toys to expand your little one's imagination. Painting, play dough, and crayons will only get you so far. This Melissa & Doug Cook's Corner Wooden Kitchen will keep your little chef entertained and teach valuable life skills. The set has a 3 burner cook top and oven with clicking knobs, a refrigerator, storage shelves, a cutting board and a real working timer. You will love the sturdy wooden construction and the exceptional quality of the set. Maybe your little one will be the one cooking you dinner after playing with this kitchen.
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July 24, 2012
Going to the beach or having a picnic is a lot of fun as long as you have the right blanket for your relaxing day. Standard blankets can blow around easily and soak up spilled liquids. This water resistant outdoor blanket is colorful, rugged, and durable. When your day of fun is over, simply pack it up in the convenient carrying case and toss it in your trunk. This blanket is functional and easy to maintain. Don't you wish you could say that about all your baby gear?
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July 23, 2012
Travel systems can be cumbersome, heavy, and difficult to maneuver. This one is NONE of those things. It's so light weight, you can even jog with it. The convenient parent tray includes two cup holders and covered compartment storage. The adjustable canopy with covered sunroof ratchets blocks sun and wind. There's no scrimping on safety either. You will love the fully adjustable 5 point safety harness and tether strap. This Baby Trend Expedition Travel System is so parent friendly, you will never want your baby to outgrow it.
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July 20, 2012
The summer driving season is here!! If you are dreading a chorus of "Are we there yet?" or "How much longer?" then you need to upgrade your DVD collection. There are plenty of great choices out there. Think back to 2010 when How to Train Your Dragon was released on DVD. It is a fun, light hearted movie about a young Viking named Hiccup who is struggling to find his place while living in his father's shadow. In the end, Hiccup, this father and the entire Viking village learn valuable lessons about judging others, perseverance and working together. Who wouldn't want their child to learn such lessons?
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July 19, 2012
A comfy glider is a nursery staple. It can be so hard to find one that you actually want to sit in. Many are too hard, squeeky, or lumpy. Made in the USA, this glider swivels and rocks for your comfort and baby's. The slip covered cushions are for perfect for easy clean up in case of a spill or mess. This Harmony Kids Round Back Glider may not look like a conventional glider, but you will love it long after your baby outgrows the rocking chair stage, but who wants to think about that?
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July 18, 2012
Many stores have a summer promotion, Christmas in July. It's a great way to capitalize on sale items and save them for the holiday season. If you know a couple or a family that will be having a little one this year, you can give them a great keepsake to commemorate their baby's first Christmas. This handmade glass ornament with an adorable teddy bear will be a treasured gift for years to come. It's a great way to begin a lifetime of holiday memories.
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July 17, 2012
This Evenflo ExerSaucer Triple Fun Jungle has so many components to keep your little one happy, Triple Fun doesn't begin to explain it. Your baby can use the removable play mat for tummy time during the infant years. The ExerSaucer is perfect for ages 4 months to walking. As your child grows, you can convert the ExerSaucer to an activity table. This Exersaucer has so many activities you can actually help your baby work toward 10 different developmental milestones. Don't be put off by the price tag either. This toy will be meet so many needs, it's practically a bargain.
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July 16, 2012
It's hot outside!!! When it gets too hot, it's not even fun to play outside. It's important to keep your house stocked with plenty of toys to keep your little ones active and entertained. This play tent tunnel set will accomplish both of those goals. This 7 piece set includes a tunnel junction, 4 tunnels and 2 tents. The four tunnels attach to the junction and tents creating a fun maze for your little one to navigate. There's no need to have this play tent take over your family room. When play time is over, simply fold it flat and put it back in its own carry bag. There's no reason not to love this toy!!
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July 13, 2012
So here we are, about midway through the summer. If you haven't stocked up on some fun backyard items by now, it's time to check out some options that might keep your toddler occupied and entertained. This Naturally Playful Sand Table has an elevated design that is perfect for toddlers. It also includes 2 shovels, 2 claw rakes, and a bucket so the fun is ready when the table arrives. All you need to do is fill it with sand and play. That's pretty easy.
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July 12, 2012
Handy Manny is one of the most lovable characters on television. It's not surprising there are so many toys out there inspired by the popular Disney show. This work bench will keep your little do it yourselfer busy for hours. Simply pick the blueprint you want to work on and Manny will guide you through it. There are over 40 parts to help complete the projects and 20 projects to do. The Fisher Price Fix it Right Manny Repair Shop even features a fix it power saw and a fix it power drill. When it is raining outside or 100+ degrees, you will be glad your little helper has a toy like this to keep him busy.
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July 11, 2012
Going somewhere? If you are going with a newborn, that means that you are going with a lot more stuff too. Keep your baby safe on the journey with the most important gear of all: the car seat. This Britax B Safe Car Seat has side impact protection to distribute crash forces and shields from vehicle intrusion and contains the head and body. You will love the tangle free five point harness and the energy absorbing foam liner. This car seat will keep your baby safe and comfy regardless of how long you travel.
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July 10, 2012
When you have a newborn, having enough storage is crucial. It is amazing how much stuff a little being can require! Diapers, wipes, lotion, special soap and towels can take over a room or even a house. This Savannah Collection Door Chest has 1 closed compartment, 1 open compartment divided by 2 adjustable shelves, 2 pull out drawers with polymer drawer glides that include dampers and stops. The interior drawer dimensions are 13 1/2 inches wide and 14 1/4 inches from front to back. You will love the way it looks in your baby's nursery, but it is neutral enough to keep as your little one matures. Of course, that will happen all too fast.
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July 9, 2012
Billions and billions of disposable diapers end up in landfills each year. They are also full of chemicals and products that may damage your baby's skin. If you are looking for an eco friendly and baby friendly solution, cloth diapers are the way to go. Don't be intimidated by price. Over the long term, they are much more economical than disposable diapers. These colorful diapers from Fuzzi Bunz are one size fits all from newborn to potty training, which saves money and hassle. That may be the best feature of all.
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July 5, 2012
After a big holiday or event, you might want to take it easy the next day and get some rest. It's a perfect time to sit and read a book to your baby. Love You Forever is a timeless classic you will want to read to your baby over and over. If you are shopping for yourself or a shower gift, this little book will be a great addition to a child's library. After all, who doesn't want to tell constantly tell their little one, "I'll love you forever."
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Summer is well underway and we have a heat wave to prove it. By now you know what kind of support your child needs in the pool. If you don't want to way your child down with a heavy traditional life vest, but want the security of a floatation device, you need a puddle jumper. They are available in a variety of colors and designs but they all have the same patent pending structure that will keep your toddlers face out of the water. It's even Coast Guard approved. Of course, there is no substitute for adult supervision, but a float like this really will add to fun in the sun.
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July 4, 2012
Teething can be a difficult time in a baby's life. It can be hard on a parent too. No one likes to see a little baby in pain. It helps to have a few items on hand to soothe aching gums. This teething blanket features soft chewy soft textures and multiple teething surfaces designed to comfort your little one. It's lightweight and easy to grasp so baby can hold on tight. Teething won't be an easy time, but the right tools can make the phase seem like it's flying by.
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July 3, 2012
Whoa, get ready for a big cool down!! We will soon be seeing temps in this 90s for the rest of the week. If you are ready to venture outside for some outdoor play, you can keep the kiddies cool with this Little Tikes Spiralin' Seas Waterpark. Toddlers will have fun filling the cup and pouring the water into the funnel to power twin water wheels. They can drop balls down the spiral and watch them go around and down into the lazy river. There is even more fun when they turn the ferris wheel to scoop up and drop off the balls. Any toddler would love to play with this waterpark and create memories.
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July 2, 2012
Are we there yet? If you dread hearing those words from your children during a road trip this summer, you need a portable DVD player. Even if your little one is still an infant, you can keep the peace with a little mobile entertainment. Installation is a breeze with this Philips Portable Dual DVD player. The single cable connection design means there is just one cable needed to connect the two Philips Portable DVD players together. There's no tripping over wires when getting in and out of the car. If the kids are fighting over which movie to watch, no problem! The dual player design lets them watch movies individually on each portable DVD player. Sibling rivalry averted! Bring on the summer road trip!
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