Anytime I come across a fun new toy for my daughter, the FIRST thought to cross my mind is, “But where would I put it?” Most of us, with tiny children and the things they come with, are a bit strapped for space. My 1 1/2 story wartime home is especially “cozy”, so when I spotted this neat collapsible rocking horse I found myself getting really excited! This innovative design folds down simply to keep your home clutter-free and zen-like — and couldn’t we all use a little more of that? The Tori rocking horse, was created by Plan Toys, […] Continue reading →

Summer has officially hit my small Ontario town, where I’ve been “enjoying” some seriously humid 30-40 degree weather all week long! And there’s nothing like a heatwave to get me thinking about cool snacks like watermelon, iced tea and homemade POPSICLES! Check out these super neat popsicle molds which I first spotted over at Cup Of Jo. Sailboats, sand castles and even a rocket shaped mold to recreate those classic (and tasty!) Rocket Pops from your childhood! I swear I can hear the sounds of the ice cream truck… truly nostalgic! Want to win the coveted Best Mom on the […] Continue reading →

Fun, stylish, eco-friendly and oh so clever! These are just a few words I’d use to describe the neat kid-friendly items from Cheme Designs. My favourite? The Sanak-ji Water Table — a truly versatile piece of furniture that’s sure to keep your child’s interest for years to come. From their cheeky website: “What’s better than a water table?  A water table surrounded by play space.  Will T-rex and Barbie go for a swim OR sit by the pool….your child decides.” Too funny! The Sanak-ji comes in four different colour combos — perfect for any decor — and morphs from waterworks […] Continue reading →

Planning a party or choosing a theme for your child’s birthday is a challenge for most parents, which is why Confetti Bop the all-inclusive children’s party planners has put together a list of the most popular party themes for summer 2010. Top 5 Children Party Themes for Girls: Princess Tea Party Beach/Pool Party Fashion Show Spa Party Music Video Creation Top 5 Children Party Themes for Boys: Superhero Video Game Game Show Pirates Train Of course, keep in mind every child is different and it’s always important to put their own preferences and individual needs in to consideration when planning […] Continue reading →

You know what I love? Products that are original and super unique! Take a look at these neat soaps from Annie’s Powder Room on Etsy. Don’t they look incredibly realistic? The gift set above comes with a variety of 6 mini guilt-free donuts, chocolate icing, glazed, 2 pink icing, and 2 sprinkles. Each soap is the size of a real mini powdered sugar donut. They come packaged in a clear box with red crinkle paper and a bow. Thanks to their mini single-use size, these little popcorn soaps are great for kids!  4 ounces of ‘popcorn’ comes packaged in a […] Continue reading →

Encourage your child to draw on the walls? What a concept! Cox & Cox has put this idea to life with their Join the Dots Wallpaper . Now, not only is your child keeping themselves busy, they are helping to decorate at the same time! How does it work? You paste the wallpaper on your walls in the usual way, and then use pens or pencils to join up the dots. Flowers, designs and unique patterns emerge along the way. Price: £50 from Cox […] Continue reading →

The Little Marc Jacobs line is hip, cool, modern and at times edgy. For Spring, they have released some super cute and unique tees for boys and girls. We’ve put together our top 3 picks for boys and girls, all of which can be purchased from Kids of Luxury. From top left – boys: Little Marc Jacobs Fulton T-shirt (56,00 EUR ) has a cool print of various animals using bold colors. The signature “Little Marc Jacobs mouse” is present at the neckline. The Finn polo (65,00 EUR ) features the classic look and cut of a polo and yet […] Continue reading →