Category: Gifts

The holidays are upon us once again, and no doubt many of us are pondering the best gifts for family and friends, as we look forward to the next festive gathering. While I’m not a huge fan of shopping, I do love stumbling across really fun and thoughtful items that...

Parents are constantly in search of toys to occupy their little ones, even if that means taking something safe from around the house to keep them occupied. I love the idea of taking common, everyday items that babies often take interest in and replicating them as toys that are actually...

It’s almost that time of year again when moms are deservedly recognized, celebrated and pampered for all the love and support they heap on their families year round. Whether you’re pregnant with your first child or already juggling life with a little one, cheers to you! As partners and children...

For a couple years now, we have used and loved the JJ Cole BundleMe on our stroller, so I was really excited to try another one of their products: the Essentials Blanket.  To start, let’s be clear: this is not a warm, fuzzy blanket.  But that’s definitely not a bad...

Summer is upon us. Whether you have a pre-reader just discovering a love of books or an older child looking to keep busy while school is out, here are some fun treasures from Downtown Bookworks: My Favorite Shoes (ages 0-4, $12.99) I’ve had a number of parents ask me, “Did your...

My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear was the perfect gift for my family members who live far away. As a soon-to-be new mom, my last few months have been filled with decorating the nursery, attending appointments, and fielding requests from friends and family to feel the baby’s movements. Luckily I have some family close...

The Winter chill is here, lights and decorations are emerging, and we’re getting excited for the holidays! As you gear up for the gift-giving season, here are some of our favorite ideas for both the little ones and those who care for them. Awesome toys from Fisher-Price: Woodland Friends 3-in-1...

  It’s that time of year again! The holidays are coming, and we’re counting down the days until we can enjoy festive cheer with our families. Wondering how – between work, childcare, play dates and more – you’ll possibly get all your holiday shopping done in time? Never fear! We come bearing...