Saturday, 19 January 2019

All posts by Anais

Gymboree & Crazy 8 – Another One Bites the Dust
18 Jan
6:48

Gymboree & Crazy 8 – Another One Bites the Dust

Gymboree is set to close its doors after filing for bankruptcy for the second time in two years.  What stores are affected? This closure will include every Gymboree, Gymboree Outlet and Crazy 8 store in the US and Canada.  For now, their Janie and Jack brand will remain available while the […]

Best Wooden Baby Toys
16 Jan
7:48

Best Wooden Baby Toys

Whether you want to be kinder to the environment, you want to reduce your kiddo’s exposure to plastic and chemicals, or you’re just tired of replacing batteries every 18 minutes, wooden toys are an awesome way to entertain your little ones. Keeping cost, customer reviews, and longevity in mind, we’ve […]

Rent the $1,300 SNOO for Under $5 a Day
13 Jan
2:59

Rent the $1,300 SNOO for Under $5 a Day

Hark! The sleep angels have apparently been listening because you can now rent a SNOO for less than what you spend on your daily coffee habit. Yep, for just $4.90 a day you can rent the très fancy and much coveted SNOO sleeper. Cue the (silent) trombones. The SNOO saves […]

Best Baby Registries
12 Jan
3:37

Best Baby Registries

Unless you’re one of those people who makes AND remembers to bring grocery lists, creating the perfect baby registry can feel overwhelming. Not only do you have to decide on where to set your registry up, you need to work out what to put on it, which, if you’re anything […]

Giant Beds Exist and I’ll Take Two, Please
09 Jan
4:50

Giant Beds Exist and I’ll Take Two, Please

People who say size doesn’t matter have clearly never tried sharing a bed with a child.  It may be counterintuitive, but the reality is nobody is a bigger bed hog than a wee tiny human who insists on catching zzz’s in starfish pose. And if that starfish has a sibling, […]

Losing a Baby Shouldn’t Be So Isolating
08 Jan
5:08

Losing a Baby Shouldn’t Be So Isolating

“I lost a baby.” It’s a phrase I find myself saying, in one way or another, every time the topic of how many kids I have comes up. I never say it to make people uncomfortable and I don’t want sympathy. I want people to know how proud I am […]

Best Pregnancy & Baby Products for 2019
01 Jan
8:47

Best Pregnancy & Baby Products for 2019

It’s that time of year again when I scope out the latest and greatest pregnancy and baby products. Here’s what’s cool and new for this coming year! Poppies It’s a teether! It’s a bathtoy! It makes a weird sound when you pull it off a surface! It’s one of those […]

22 Baby Things to Keep at Grandma’s House
22 Dec
9:57

22 Baby Things to Keep at Grandma’s House

While taking your baby for visits to their grandparents’ house is one of the best things ever (think: cuddles for them and a potential nap for you) the business of actually getting there can seem damn near impossible. After one too many trips where I‘ve remembered the baby but forgotten […]

“To the man in 2-D” – Random Act of Kindness Goes Viral
19 Dec
11:19

“To the man in 2-D” – Random Act of Kindness Goes Viral

On a scale of one to ten, I’d say flying solo with a young baby is a solid fifteen on the old stress-o-meter. There’s the stress of wondering what to pack. There’s worrying about the what-ifs. There’s the circus of trying to time diaper changes, feedings, and the all-important nap […]

Newborn Vision – GIF Lets You See What Your Baby Sees
16 Dec
12:49

Newborn Vision – GIF Lets You See What Your Baby Sees

The average newborn baby can see objects around them about as well as you can see into the future, which is to say they really can’t see much. Unless you’re right up in their grill, your beautiful face is just a big old blur. So what does a newborn see? […]