Bump Water: A New Beverage for Moms-to-Be

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If you're pregnant, you know how important it is for your unborn baby's health to pop a daily prenatal vitamin. Unfortunately, these vitamins can cause unpleasant side effects such as nausea, constipation, diarrhea, and more.“Isn’t there an easier way to get prenatal vitamins than [taking] these huge horse pills that make us sick?” Brooklyn, New York moms Stacy Rauen and … [Read more...]

Entertainment Review: Heroes of the City TV Show and App

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Like many little boys, my nearly 3-year-old twin sons are obsessed with cars, trucks, planes, and trains. So when I was given the chance to review Heroes of the City, a cartoon and app from leading Swedish media company Ruta Ett, I naturally jumped at the chance.Heroes of the City is a television cartoon about rescue vehicles in a small town where everybody gets to be a … [Read more...]

Product Review: Kevel Mommy

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A few months ago, I wrote this blog post for Baby Gizmo on five ways to wear your non-maternity clothes longer. Since then, I've had the chance to try a new product that will also expand the life of your pre-pregnancy pants. (I am now in my second trimester of pregnancy with my third child.) It's called the Kevel, and it's a lifesaver during early pregnancy and, I imagine, … [Read more...]

Visiting Knott’s Berry Farm with Small Children

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My family and I recently had the opportunity to visit Southern California's Knott's Berry Farm, known as America's first theme park, in order to review it for Baby Gizmo. Knott's began as a roadside berry stand and chicken restaurant in the 1920s and is now a world-famous theme park with five themed areas, a 13-acre water park called Soak City, and the 321-room Knott's Berry … [Read more...]

8 Things to Bring to a Restaurant With A Toddler

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 Dining out with a toddler is tricky, but it can be done if you're armed with the right tools. Here are eight items to bring to a restaurant to ensure things run smoothly—and to help you eat your meal in peace!1) Triangular Crayons: Most restaurants that aren't too fancy (i.e. restaurants you would actually bring your kid to) give children crayons and coloring … [Read more...]