Amorini Silver Nipple Soothers for Breastfeeding...

Monday, November 28, 2016

I have the Amorini Silver Nipple Soothers on my "Item's worth buying postpartum" list. They were a lifesaver in the beginning of breastfeeding Apple! I remember nursing the boys and having to go through the pain of the early feeding days. These worked tremendously for me with Apple! Helping speed along the healing and keeping my bra and nursing pads off the area that was sore.

The Moba baby bassinet...

Sunday, November 27, 2016

If you are looking for a contemporary moses basket the Moba is it! The best part is it will last for as many children as you want to have! The perfect construction and materials can help a dozen babies sleep if your heart desires that many! lol

This basket is so awesome! Unlike the rattan style bassinet's the Moba is stronger and more durable. The hypoallergenic plastic doesn't break down and creates a much better sleeping space. The nice high sides and smooth walls are wonderful for newborns and babies to lay inside safely. No need to worry about broken wicker poking baby! The plastic has breathable holes which allows maximum airflow. Airflow is important for your newborns sleeping space. The generous space for baby has good airflow and room if you choose to use wearable sleeping blankets. 

Nick Jr Blaze and the Monster Machines & Shimmer and Shine...

Monday, November 21, 2016

I was compensated for attending this event sponsored by Nick Jr. and The thoughts and opinions below are my own

We were recently invited to a fun event put on by Nick Jr for Blaze and the Monster Machines and Shimmer and Shine. I jumped at the opportunity to attend and write about the event! Blaze is one of Kingsley's favorite shows on Nick Jr.! If you are not into the toddler years yet just wait, it happens fast. Your little ones will start recognizing their favorite characters and it will give mama a little quiet time when needed when the show is on.

On Sunday we packed up the kids including the big boys and headed to LA. Thankfully the drive was short and sweet because there was no traffic. We arrived at the Peterson Automotive Museum late morning and were in awe over the beautiful building.

Up we went to the roof top patio and I think Kingsley near fell over! It was Blaze and the Monster Machine heaven!! I was so excited too and elbowing Kurt to take note for Christmas gifts. LOL!

Kingsley enjoyed the Blaze motorized truck. It was his first time in a driving vehicle like that. It is a really good size and speed for older toddlers. You could easily keep up with a quick walk beside your little one. Another favorite was the track. We actually opened up the track before Christmas because he couldn't stop talking about it and bugging us to play with it. His brother Kaeden assembled it with him and I have so far gotten some wonderful hours of quiet time when he has been playing with it! I would say that is our favorite toy for sure!!

Here are some of the photo's from our fun filled day.

The family line up! Never easy to get them together for a photo.

Kingsley rocking the new Crazy 8 + KIDZ BOP collection...

Friday, November 18, 2016

We recently teamed up with Crazy 8 to show off their Crazy 8 + KIDZ BOP collection! King loves being the life of the party (just like his dad!) and what a perfect match for us! It's all about being a big star with huge potential!

 KIDZ BOP has been named Billboard Magazines #1 kids artist for six consecutive years. 

The Crazy 8+ KIDZ BOP collection has the coolest trends in mind from plaids, faux fur to sparkle and shine. It is all about being a big star!

Kingsley is rocking the Plaid blazer with rolled up sleeves for extra cool factor, the comfortable black sweats and finished off with the top hat and high top sneakers. 

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Your Life in Letters keepsake book...

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

I want to share one of my favourite finds from the ABC trade show I went to in October. If you are like so many of us mamas, you have the best intentions in world to keep a baby book. Often we have the sweet little newborn and as they nap we write down their schedules, dirty diapers, weight, when they first smile, when they roll over and then reality hits and the baby book gets lost in the mix of motherhood. We forget to write the day they got their first tooth or how many weeks they were when they first crawled and guilt sets in! Heck, some of us have another baby and the next doesn't even get past the first page of writing their name and birth weight!

Well, I met one smart mama named Brynne who came up with a baby book solution! It's called "Your life in Letters". A keepsake collection of once-a-year letters you write to your child from birth to age eighteen. This easy to use book only requires you to sit one time a year to pour your heart out to your child. There is a photo spot to add a picture of your little one (or big as they grow) and an envelope with a note inside ready to write on. You can add more if you feel the desire to write a longer letter. I do love the size of the paper because it doesn't feel overwhelming to fill out.

I am planning on starting the three smaller kids letters. I know that I won't have Kaeden and Kinglsey from birth but they will appreciate the years they get going forward. 


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