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Most busy parents need to be able to run errands with baby in tow.  Changing your baby's diaper while on the go, however, isn't always easy or convenient.  Often public restrooms are ill equipped or simply not clean.  Thankfully, there's the Dipe 'N Go.  It’s a diaper changing mat that attaches right to the wall in the back of an SUV or minivan to create an instant changing station when there’s nothing else in sight – in the park, at the beach, on a trip, or any other spot you may be caught without a clean place to change your baby!

Dipe ‘N Go: The Portable Changing Station for Busy Parents

Most busy parents need to be able to run errands with baby in tow. Changing your baby’s diaper while on the go, however, isn’t always easy or convenient. Often public restrooms are ill equipped or simply not clean. Thankfully, there’s … »» Read the article

MyLittleSeat: The Sling Style Travel High Chair

Feeding your tot while on-the-go can be a challenge. Now parents can relax at any dinner table, with this cool, new high portable high chair. MyLittleSeat is the ultimate infant high chair for traveling with baby in tow. Whether you … »» Read the article

Make fun of Linus all you want, but he knew a thing or two about blankies. So do the folks at Luv My Woobie!, who’ve created a super smart and luxurious line of blankets, burp cloths and custom bedding for baby.  Funky polka dots, bold stripes, fabulous brocades, retro hula girls and skulls & crossbones replace bunnies, chicks and silly ducks in this USA-manufactured company’s collection of goodies.

Luv My Woobie: Stylish Baby Blankets with a Binkie Pocket

Make fun of Linus all you want, but he knew a thing or two about blankies. So do the folks at Luv My Woobie!, who’ve created a super smart and luxurious line of blankets, burp cloths and custom bedding for … »» Read the article

What if you could put in a CD for your child that was engaging, fun, educational and you could actually enjoy it too?  The Dream Jam Band was formed under these exact principles.  Comprised of entertainers, musicians and teachers, The Dream Jam Band composes and performs music based on the principle that young children are endowed with a capacity to synthesize musical ideas, enhancing learning in all areas.  What does this mean for mommy?  Music you can feel good about letting your kids listen to without going batty yourself – (purple dinosaurs anyone?!).

Dream Jam Band: Music That Will Have Your Child Singing, Dancing and Learning

What if you could put in a CD for your child that was engaging, fun, educational and you could actually enjoy it too? The Dream Jam Band was formed under these exact principles. Comprised of entertainers, musicians and teachers, The … »» Read the article

Most moms cringe at the idea of having to take a bulky nursing pillow along when running errands, shopping or visiting friends and family.  The thought alone is enough to keep you from leaving the house.  Not anymore, thanks to the GoPillow from Simply Necessary.  Now you can easily make plans and get things checked off your to do list even while nursing by bringing along this convenient, light portable nursing pillow.  If only this had been around when I was nursing!

The GoPillow: Breastfeeding Privacy Cover up, Changing Pad and Blanket, All-in-one

Most moms cringe at the idea of having to take a bulky nursing pillow along when running errands, shopping or visiting friends and family. The thought alone is enough to keep you from leaving the house. Not anymore, thanks to … »» Read the article

We just discovered the Okkatots Baby Carrier System and wondered how we ever survived without it.  Okkatots Carriers are comfortable, sturdy, and made for on-the-go parents (which is just about all of us).  This unique baby carrier cradles a newborn chest to chest, heart to heart. As baby grows, the carrier grows too. The unique pouch expands to custom fit and carry baby face in or face out and looks great!

Okkatots Baby Carrier: The Versatile, Easy Way to Carry Baby

We just discovered the Okkatots Baby Carrier System and wondered how we ever survived without it. Okkatots Carriers are comfortable, sturdy, and made for on-the-go parents (which is just about all of us). This unique baby carrier cradles a newborn … »» Read the article

Isoki Parenting Bags: Stylish, Practical Diaper and Beyond Bags

Moms everywhere are discovering Isoki parenting bags, the latest cool import from the Land Down Under. Isoki makes gorgeous contemporary bags and accessories that outdo the competition in style, practicality and versatility. With chic patterns like paisley, bohemian and wild … »» Read the article

As parents, we're constantly on the go, especially if you have older kids who need to get to their sports and other activities.  Yet, you don't want to carry bulky play pens and car seats to the soccer field.  Now you don't need to! The Baby Lounge to Go by LulyBoo combines the best of a playpen, bassinet and portable crib.  It's a soft, cozy, comfortable place for baby to play and sleep that is uniquely designed to fold to a lightweight backpack. That means babies can have their familiar environment wherever they are. Perfect for the park, the beach, visiting friends and family, and anywhere you want or need to go.

Baby Lounge to Go: The Playpen, Bassinet and Portable Crib in One

As parents, we’re constantly on the go, especially if you have older kids who need to get to their sports and other activities. Yet, you don’t want to carry bulky play pens and car seats to the soccer field. Now … »» Read the article

You had your baby, you've done thousands upon thousands of sit ups, yet you're still carrying that little pregnancy pouch.  It could be because you've been training your tummy muscles to bulge (yikes!).  Don't worry, there's help!  Check out Bounce Back Fast from Be-Fit Mom, a post natal core conditioning DVD featuring two progressive postpartum workouts which blends the best of pilates, yoga, dance, and cutting-edge fitness concepts.  The cool thing is that even if it's been years since you had your last baby, this program still works!

Bounce Back Fast Workouts: Lose that Jelly Belly

You had your baby, you’ve done thousands upon thousands of sit ups, yet you’re still carrying that little pregnancy pouch. It could be because you’ve been training your tummy muscles to bulge (yikes!). Don’t worry, there’s help! Check out Bounce … »» Read the article

Like getting 80% off baby and kids' stuff? Then this is your lucky day! The list of private online shopping clubs with huge sample sales are exploding these days - lucky for all of us! Now we're excited to present another one that's just perfect for parents: Totsy.com!

If you have a baby, a child, plan on having a child, or plan on shopping for someone else's children at any point in your life, Totsy is a fabulous destination. Members save from 40 to 80% off baby gear, designer children’s clothes, nursery essentials, toys and everything for the family. The brands are terrific, from Zutano, Haba toys to Kettler furniture.

Totsy Sample Sales: Save in Style

Like getting 80% off baby and kids’ stuff? Then this is your lucky day! The list of private online shopping clubs with huge sample sales are exploding these days – lucky for all of us! Now we’re excited to present … »» Read the article

For the new mom who truly has everything-Uber hip and super cool made to order diaper bags!  The "Bel Air" is the most stylish diaper bag on the market.  It is a perfect carry all for any chic mommy with a booked schedule of play dates.  This stylish bag looks more like a haute couture purse than a diaper bag.  It's no wonder that celeb mommies (and mommies-to-be) like Angelina Jolie and Ali Larter couldn't wait to order their very own.  And if the line looks familiar to you, it's probably because you've seen it on episodes of Two and a Half Men and Gossip Girl!

The Bel Air Diaper Bag: the Chic Way to Carry Baby’s Essentials

For the new mom who truly has everything-Uber hip and super cool made to order diaper bags! The “Bel Air” is the most stylish diaper bag on the market. It is a perfect carry all for any chic mommy with … »» Read the article

We’ve never seen a parent vibrate like a bouncy seat or swing like a swing. But we’ve seen thousands of parents scoop their little ones up in their arms and bounce and sway. Wouldn't it be great if there was a baby seat that could soothe and entertain baby by imitating mom or dad's natural movements?  Now there is!  That’s exactly what the mamaRoo does. It moves like you do.

MamaRoo: The Baby Seat that Soothes like Mom or Dad Does

We’ve never seen a parent vibrate like a bouncy seat or swing like a swing. But we’ve seen thousands of parents scoop their little ones up in their arms and bounce and sway. Wouldn’t it be great if there was … »» Read the article

From the Hollywood set to running everyday errands around town, the Belle Baby Carrier is a celebrity favorite.  Why is this carrier such a Hollywood star? Because you don't have to sacrifice style for a safe, comfortable and functional carrier.  Worn by celebrities such as Jessica Alba, Julia Roberts and Angelina Jolie, the Belle Baby Carrier’s simplistic design and range of colors and fabrics, makes it the perfect carrier for chic Hollywood moms.  We love the Belle Baby Carriers “Pure” Line which includes eco-friendly carriers like their new “Organic Earth”, “Organic Moss”, “Organic Black” and more. These ergonomic carriers are made of Romanian hemp and soft organic cotton.  Bridget Moynahan recently sported the Organic Moss style in the popular Ramona and Beezus film.

Belle Baby Carriers: Tote Baby Around in Style Without Straining Your Back

From the Hollywood set to running everyday errands around town, the Belle Baby Carrier is a celebrity favorite. Why is this carrier such a Hollywood star? Because you don’t have to sacrifice style for a safe, comfortable and functional carrier. … »» Read the article

Autumn is in full swing and by now, your life is a whirl wind of homework, school lunches, and practices.  How do you keep track of not only your time, but of all the stuff that goes with it? I.D Me Labels has the solution to keeping tabs on your kids’ most important gear.  Don’t stress over piles of books, clothes, and lunch boxes, organize it all with these cute, functional and fully customizable labels.  Whether you need to organize items for preschool, swim lessons, play dates or because your busy family is juggling all of these- labeling and keeping track of your kid’s stuff is key.  An eye-catching label from I.D. Me means lost mittens can be found, water bottles stay with their owner and the right lunchbox comes home from school.

Identify Your Child’s Belongings In Style With I.D. Me Labels and Tags

Autumn is in full swing and by now, your life is a whirl wind of homework, school lunches, and practices. How do you keep track of not only your time, but of all the stuff that goes with it? I.D … »» Read the article

Versatility is the name of the game when selecting a stroller to transport your little ones, especially when your family is expanding. So we were thrilled when we were introduced to the Britax B-READY Stroller, a modular stroller that can be converted from a single child system to a two-child or twin system utilizing any combination of seats, bassinets and infant car seats in 14 possible configurations.

Britax B-Ready Stroller: The Stylish and Flexible Way to Get Around

Versatility is the name of the game when selecting a stroller to transport your little ones, especially when your family is expanding. So we were thrilled when we were introduced to the Britax B-READY Stroller, a modular stroller that can … »» Read the article

Is there anything more darling than a little girl in a tutu?  Kozzy Bottoms, the online go to source for all things baby, has made this favorite of moms and princesses everywhere, even better!  These colorful, charming tulle confections are handmade with love and are completely customizable and reversible.   Create your own ballerina inspired skirt by choosing your colors, adding sparkle and shimmer or, add extra length for a beautiful ball gown inspired frock.  Each Kozzy Bottom tutu comes with a coordinating flower clip that can easily be moved from the waist to baby’s hair so your little lady is ready for her close-up!  To change the look of your Kozzy Bottom tutu, simply roll the elastic waistband and turn inside out to reveal the other color choice.

Make Your Little Princess Look Like Royalty with Kozzy Bottoms Reversible Tutus

Is there anything more darling than a little girl in a tutu? Kozzy Bottoms, the online go to source for all things baby, has made this favorite of moms and princesses everywhere, even better! These colorful, charming tulle confections are … »» Read the article

We found a line of ergonomically safe and stylish diaper bags that are so comfortable and functional that they’ve become a must-have among celebrity parents on the go.  Go GaGa diaper bags are a big hit among Hollywood's trendiest moms and dads, including Chris Noth, Angela Bassett, Jenna Elfman, Tori Spelling, Evan Handler and Tiffani Amber Thiessen.

Parents Are Going Gaga Over Go GaGa Diaper Bags

We found a line of ergonomically safe and stylish diaper bags that are so comfortable and functional that they’ve become a must-have among celebrity parents on the go. Go GaGa diaper bags are a big hit among Hollywood’s trendiest moms … »» Read the article

You’re a busy mom on the go and your baby practically lives in the car seat. In the constant shuffle that is the grocery store, errands and living your busy, fabulous life; your baby is exposed to bad weather, dirt and unwelcome strangers.  You can now protect your little one in style with this innovative new product designed by a devoted (and protective) grandmother.  Turtle Toppy baby carrier covers are the perfect solution for families everywhere that tote around their precious cargo, but want to safe guard them from intruders (like bugs, the weather, and paparazzi!).  Each made from durable, machine washable fabric, Turtle Toppy is reversible for easy clean up on the go.  Your little celebrity will love it too- all Turtle Toppy covers are equipped with 5”x7” fresh air ventilation, a 14”x11” baby viewing window and multiple toy loops.  To make your jaunts even more efficient- leave the diaper bag at home.  Turtle Toppy’s fully loaded with a 12”x10” diaper pouch, a mommy pocket, front cell phone pocket, a pacifier holder and a baby bottle pouch.

Shield Your Little Star in Style with Turtle Toppy Baby Seat Covers

You’re a busy mom on the go and your baby practically lives in the car seat. In the constant shuffle that is the grocery store, errands and living your busy, fabulous life; your baby is exposed to bad weather, dirt … »» Read the article

Are you one of those parents who like their house to be a cord free zone?  Does the thought of clutter make your hair stand on end?  Your home office may look organized and pristine, but you know there’s a dark secret lurking behind your desk- Wires and cords connecting your desktop to the monitor, the printer and countless other home office equipment, can become a tangled mess- not to mention a safety hazard.  Busy moms everywhere will love this thumbnail sized solution for clearing clutter and eliminating tangled, messy cords once and for all.  Not only is Cirago’s Bluetooth 3.0 Adapter a god-send for keeping small spaces organized, it is a smart way to keep wires away from little fingers and teeth. 
 
You can make the transition from tangled mess to wireless effortlessly; Cirago’s Bluetooth Adapter is easy to install- all that is needed is a USB port and the Adapter instantly converts any computer hardware equipment with Bluetooth capabilities into a sleek, wireless hub.  The adapters come with two different ranges, making it perfect for home, school or office.  Cirago’s Adapter is the affordable simple solution to getting organized, reducing clutter and eliminating safety risks.  If you’re thinking about going wireless, this is the gadget for you!

Once you organize your home office into a cord-free, safe zone; you'll want to transform any other place with computer hardware into an organized, stress free environment.  Cirago's Bluetooth Adapter is a great gift for all family members.  Teenager's rooms, college dorms and Dad's den could all use a makeover with a gift that is both functional and affordable.  With Cirago's Blue Tooth Adapter 3.0, it's easy to cut the cords.

Benefits and Features:

 Micro Design - RoHS compliant
 Bluetooth Specification 3.0 EDR - Class 1
 Enhanced Data Rata (EDR) compliant for both 2Mbps and 3Mbps modulation modes
 Full speed Bluetooth operation with full Piconet and Scatternet support
 Support for 802.11 co-existence
 RoHS compliant
 Full speed USB 2.0 interface supports OHCI and UHCI host interface
 Receiver Sensitivity -90dBm
 Stable, accurate search ability
 Simplification of multi-link scenarios

 
Cirago’s Bluetooth Adapter is available Online and retails for under $36.

Cut the Cords with Cirago’s New Bluetooth 3.0 Adapter

Are you one of those parents who like their house to be a cord free zone? Does the thought of clutter make your hair stand on end? Your home office may look organized and pristine, but you know there’s a … »» Read the article

Parents put their child's health is at the top of the list. Many of us start prepping and planning from the moment of conception, always looking for affordable ways to keep our children safe and healthy, especially when it comes to feeding. Meet the Adiri Ultimate Natural Nurser.  This innovative feeding bottle is 100% free from polycarbonate and BPA, making it a simpler and safer alternative that enhances your baby's feeding experience!  In addition, the bottle mimics the shape of the mother's breast for a more natural feel, making bottle and breast feeding more effortlessly interchangeable, and now comes in slow, medium and fast flow.

The Ultimate Natural Nurser: BPA Free Baby Bottles

Parents put their child’s health is at the top of the list. Many of us start prepping and planning from the moment of conception, always looking for affordable ways to keep our children safe and healthy, especially when it comes … »» Read the article

We can all relate to the multi-tasking duties of motherhood. So what mom wouldn’t want a product that also can multi-task? This mom certainly would.  That's why we're glad we discovered the DRIA Cover which is not only multi-functional, providing versatility for moms-on-the-go, but it’s also fashionable.  Creator Adria O’Donnell wanted a solution to feeling comfortable and stylish when it came to maternity wear.  After being inspired by a beautiful Italian scarf she owned, she came up with the elegant DRIA Cover.  It was the perfect cover-up while she was pregnant, and after giving birth to her daughter she realized that it was great as a nursing cover as well.

DRIA: The Multifunctional Maternity & Nursing Cover

We can all relate to the multi-tasking duties of motherhood. So what mom wouldn’t want a product that also can multi-task? This mom certainly would. That’s why we’re glad we discovered the DRIA Cover which is not only multi-functional, providing … »» Read the article

Hello, moms who love to wine!  No, I didn't say whine:)  Did we get your attention?  Ok, you're going to love this! The folks over at Moms Who Need Wine obviously had me pegged when they contacted me to try some wine from California Wine Club's Mom Series.  How would you like to get limited-production, award-winning wines without the meltdown, on a monthly basis?  Yes?  We're raising our hands!

Who Loves to Wine?

Hello, moms who love to wine! No, I didn’t say whine:) Did we get your attention? Ok, you’re going to love this! The folks over at Moms Who Need Wine obviously had me pegged when they contacted me to try … »» Read the article

Most little girls love their charm bracelets and many of us keep adding to them right through our adult life.  We love the wonderful meaning and memory behind every special charm.  But while we adore this traditional bracelet, wouldn't a more contemporary, trendy version be fun?  And that's exactly what MOGO has created.  The Mogo Magnet Charm bracelet is totally cool and modern, providing instant charm, instant connections and instant personalization.

MOGO Charmbands: The Trendy, Hip Version of the Charm Bracelet

Most little girls love their charm bracelets and many of us keep adding to them right through our adult life. We love the wonderful meaning and memory behind every special charm. But while we adore this traditional bracelet, wouldn’t a … »» Read the article

Kids love to pretend to be animals.  Mine were constantly barking, meowing, and growling when they were young.  So when we came upon a line of wearables that allows kids to be their favorite animal, we were sold.  Two Flowers One Bear is a collection of blankets, hats, jackets and booties available in a selection of animal silhouettes such as doggies, kitties, bunnies and bears .  So kids can bring their imagination to life.

Two Flowers One Bear: Designing Baby & Kids Wear with Imagination

Kids love to pretend to be animals. Mine were constantly barking, meowing, and growling when they were young. So when we came upon a line of wearables that allows kids to be their favorite animal, we were sold. Two Flowers … »» Read the article

Labor Day is over.  For most kids that means it's time to go back to school.  As parents, we worry how they'll adjust to new teachers, a new grade, and higher expectations.  Unfortunately, some kids also need to worry about school bullies.  Now, thanks to  to the Gracie Bullyproof DVD series, our children can be prepared to deal with kids who try to intimidate, tease or worse. This amazing program builds self esteem and valuable nonviolent self-defense skills through fun games that parents can do with their children.

Parents want their kids to be healthy, happy, and have the confidence to stand up for themselves when necessary.  And we're not the only ones.  Even celebrity dads like Modern Family star Ed O'Neill bullyproofs daughter Sophia with playful moves like "Crazy Horse" part of the Gracie Family Bullyproof Program.

Gracie Bullyproof DVDs: Helping Kids Stand Up to Bullies

Labor Day is over. For most kids that means it’s time to go back to school. As parents, we worry how they’ll adjust to new teachers, a new grade, and higher expectations. Unfortunately, some kids also need to worry about … »» Read the article