source Any new parent has been there – the exciting preparation of welcoming your little one into the world. A picture perfect nursery including all the necessities required, such as a crib, change table, and matching dresser and of course, a new crib set which defines the atmosphere of the room and ultimately delight us and ups our anticipation. The rest of the must haves – car seats, strollers, etc – are no exception. I remember those days well, and I know I am not alone. Is there a downside to this sort of preparation? Did you feel pressured to […] Continue reading →

Brooks Brothers! You must check out this adorable holiday card courtesy of Brooks Brothers. Singing baby lambs wrapped up in cashmere scarves, what’s not to love? “Before there was Jingle Bells, there was Brooks […] Continue reading →

Instead of our usual Food Friday feature I thought I would share this yummy news from Lanvin. In lieu of the launch of Lanvin Petite, Lanvin is hosting a recipe contest for moms and daughters. If you have THE BEST chocolate cake recipe, Lanvin wants you to […] Continue reading →

Two of my favorite companies have joined forces and I couldn’t be more excited! The ERGObaby Carrier, issued a press release yesterday announcing that they have officially acquired Orbit Baby. The ERGO is hands-down my favorite baby carrier and after testing out numerous carriers with all three of my children, I have yet to find one that rivals it. As you well know, Orbit Baby markets a premium line of high quality stroller travel systems and wide range of baby gear including car seats, strollers and bassinets that are easily interchangeable using a patented hub ring. Check out their latest […] Continue reading →

It’s official – my children have hit the Lego stage. Everywhere I turn I see little bright blocks and, and yes, I have been known to vacuum up a piece or two despite my best efforts to keep them off the ground. Most of my friends with children the same age are knee deep in these blocks as well! Speaking from a learning perspective, I am truly thrilled that my boys are loving the blocks. They really allow for little minds to be creative thanks to the versatility of the little blocks. We were lucky enough to inherit a HUGE […] Continue reading →

Halloween is just around the corner, and, if you’re anything like me, you’re probably not thrilled about the actual “candy” part of the process. I like to take a moderate stance on the subject and let my kids have some candy, but not let them go all out (as I did as a child). Recently, I was happy to learn of a program that is an inspiring alternative to the standard Halloween candy approach. The Halloween Candy Buy Back Program is a fantastic collaboration between Dentists and communities that you can likely get your kids to happily jump on board […] Continue reading →

Should You Splurge On Your Baby Or Save – Graphic & Marketing by Yellow Robin I came across this neat graphic from Baby Authority today and thought they made quite a few interesting points. Sometimes luxuries have their perks and other times there are replacements that are just as good if not better. What is your […] Continue reading →