Author: Amelia Krause

Amelia is a working mom of two active boys, ages 1 and 3. She lives in Berkeley, California and is into healthy living and enjoying nature…like basically everyone else in Berkeley, California.

The Svan S.S. Ahoy Surprise Stacker is a challenging, surprising, and completely adorable toy which appeals to both my baby and pre-schoooler. The baby: The baby is attracted to the bright colors and, since it’s a Svan toy, I’m OK with the baby mouthing these natural materials and non-toxic paints. I’m...

Hip Shake fitness online dance classes achieve their vision to allow women to, literally, dance like no one’s watching and build a supportive community of people who love dance workouts and want to access them on their own time. This is a great option for new moms who want to get active,...

Both my 1-year-old and 3-year-old like cruising in the SmarTrike. It’s such a great alternative to the stroller and allows the little ones to feel ‘behind the wheel’. There are many models, and we have the Spark Touch Steering 4-in-1 trike, which sells for around $100. We used it in...

Kleynimals are innovative stainless steel toy keys and flatware with adorable animal faces that your child will love. I received the flatware ($39.95) and these are super high quality, beautiful, and practical pieces. The flatware came with two spoons and a fork, in a great carrier sack that sets these...

For parents who prefer an audio monitor, Summer Infant’s Babble Band Wearable Audio Baby Monitor is a great hands-free, wearable option with exceptional sound quality. I’m using it as a second monitor (more on that below) when I don’t want to lug around the video monitor from room to room....