Archive of ‘Kids and family’ category

Wordless Wednesday – Bunny

  This is Bunny.  Bunny used to be for nap and bed only, but recently has become an all-around friend.  We’ve bought a backup (that looks almost nothing like this one, but Ashlyn loves it anyways) just in case, heaven forbid, Bunny should be left somewhere.

Xlear Strawberry-Banana Flavored Kid’s Tooth Gel – review

My daughter has had a full mouth of teeth for months now, but actually brushing them can be a challenge.  As a toddler, of course she wants to do it herself, but she can’t really work a regular toothbrush.  Add to that the difficulty of finding an appropriate toothpaste that doesn’t contain sugar or fluoride and it becomes tempting to just wait a little longer.  That’s not a good idea though – proper oral hygiene should start before those first teeth even poke through the gums! For review, Read more […]

GoGreen Pocket Diapers – review & giveaway

GoGreen Pocket Diapers are new on the cloth diapering scene.  After Leah had her third child, she realized that the financial and environmental costs of diapering all three of her children was just too much and she began looking for a solution.  Impressed by the “name brand” pocket diapers but not the cost, she found a company that made diapers that were of equal quality but with a much smaller price tag, and she launched GoGreen Pocket Diapers in September of 2010. For review, I was sent Read more […]

Pasta fun, take #2

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about the pasta fun that Ashlyn had on a rainy day.  Dry pasta is a great way to let your toddler play and dig without making a mess….unless they dump the entire tray on the floor.  Oops. We had some rain again and I thought it would be fun to bring out the pasta again.  This time I wised up a bit and started on the floor, with a large blanket.  This worked so much better!  Ashlyn still had a great time, and a mess was still made (and some pasta was eaten, Read more […]

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