Play, Learn and Draw with Vtech’s 2-in-1 Discovery Table

vtech 2 in 1 table

Vtech, maker of fun and educational toys, now brings us the 2-in-1 Discovery Table. Designed to be both a learning table and a drawing table, this toy works hard to entertain kids 12-36 months.Side 1 offers a host of buttons to entertain and teach numbers, letters, colors and shapes.  The blinking-light narrator asks children to locate the various items, sings rhyming songs … [Read more...]

Go Battery-Free!

Crayola Double Magnetic Easel

If your house is anything like mine, then you are going through batteries as fast as you are diapers.  Between the toys, vibrating chairs, mobiles, entertainers and monitors, we have had a battery charger going constantly for my daughter’s 14 months.  And no matter how many we have on hand, there seems to always be a toy whose batteries are on their last legs, leaving the … [Read more...]

Baby Gourmet: Tasty Food for Picky Little Eaters

baby gourmet

My daughter is a notoriously bad eater.  We have struggled with her eating for months, and have tried a seemingly endless collection of fruits, vegetables, grains, beans and even sweets to entice her to no avail.  Lately, we noticed she was a little more interested in chewing on things, so we thought we would try one of those pouch-style baby foods.  I opened it up, squeezed a … [Read more...]

The Elf on the Shelf: A Holiday Tradition Your Kids Will Love!


Lights, ornaments, wrapping!  It’s Christmas time, and that means one thing: traditions.  If you have a kid who’s ready to celebrate, then you might consider adding a new tradition with the Elf on the Shelf.If you haven’t yet met your family’s elf, here’s how it works:  Every year, in order to complete the Naughty and Nice list, Santa sends little elves to homes to watch … [Read more...]

Get a Helping Hand from the Podee Bottle System


If you’ve ever had your hands full when your baby wants a bottle, you’ll appreciate the Podee Bottle System.  Using two straws and a basic one-way valve, the Podee bottle allows your baby to drink from a bottle in a sitting position without having to hold the bottle up above their mouth.  Baby just sucks on the nipple, drawing the liquid through the straws and into his mouth.  … [Read more...]