Gift Ideas, Holiday Gift Guide 2017

Volume Limiting Kids Headphones – BuddyPhones Explore

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Volume Limiting Kids Headphones - BuddyPhones Explore

Chances are your child owns or has access to a tablet, phone or learning device. Depending on their stages they may be into features or music we don’t necessarily want to listen to, especially on planes or in car rides. If you are looking for headphones for your toddler or child, consider ones that are made safe for their ears with features that will benefit the both of you. BuddyPhones – Explore from Onanoff won a bronze award for design last year.


The features of these headphones are more than you may expect from a set of child headphones and are built to last.

  • Safe Audio set at 85db (standard headphones run about 105db and that’s too much for their little ears)
  • Built in BuddyCable so a second, third and even fourth headset (siblings or friends can plug in too with their headphones)
  • Microphone on cord
  • Ages 3+
  • Adjustable to fit
  • Anti-Allergic Cushion ear pads
  • Super Durable headband
  • 6 Colors: blue, yellow, green, pink, red, orange
  • Customize stickers included


They are a soft cushion for a very comfortable fit. With all of these fantastic features these make terrific headphones. Great for back to school and gift ideas. Learn more on the product page.

Baby, Back to School 2017, Food, Gift Ideas, Parenting

SnackPals Portion Control Snacking

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From toddler to teen portion control is always a snack factor. With our teenage boys it’s about catching them before the entire box of crackers goes to the bedroom with them where they are bound to polish it off. With our youngest at 9 it’s about taking a few and remembering to close the box back up or they will go stale. Then with my youngest nephew (below) it’s about controlling the fistfuls they take and the trail they drop into the next room. Snack time needs some control and WowCups has SnackPals for your child.

These cups are about portion control and safe keeping of snacks. How it works is that you fill the cup with snacks. The top chamber is empty until you turn it upside down and give it a shake or two to dispense the perfect portion. It is easy enough for a toddler to use and allows their little fingers to grab the food.

They come in 3 colors- blue, pink and green. These cups will cut down on eating too fast, spills and organization. They are safely made BPA & PVC Free: 100% guaranteed food safe materials. Keep snacks clean while they are maintained in the bottom portion. Yes, they are dishwasher safe too.

You can find SnackPals at WowCup and on Amazon. I suggest buying them now so they are available right when you need them. Don’t forget daycare and preschool teacher gift ideas. These are great for groups in a toddler and preschool crowd.

Baby, Gift Ideas, Parenting

Baby Sleep Aid – Ewan the Dream Sheep

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Meet Ewan. He is a sleep aid that wants to help get your baby and toddler to sleep with sounds and light. There are many sound and light nursery products around, but Sweet Dreams uses proven levels of sound and light that truly soothe baby.


The 4 soothing sounds can also be combined. The sounds are real womb and real heartbeat, rain, vacuum cleaner and music. Each foot pressed will activate the sounds or combination. The light is a soft, pink comforting glow. You use his tail to hang from crib, stroller, car seat and even pacifiers and carriers.

Ewan really has a realistic womb/heartbeat sounds that makes a great sleep aid for baby and toddler. I can’t help but think just how soothing this would be to an infant. The light and sounds will play for 20 minutes then auto shut off. It operates on 3 AAA batteries.

sleep aid

~ See Ewan (sleep aid) in Action ~

 ~ Where to buy ~

Ewan the Sleep Sheep is now available in the US and I found him at Amazon. Visit Sweet Dreams to learn more.

Baby, Gift Ideas, Giveaways, Healthy Living, Parenting

Professional Baby Nasal Aspirator for At-Home Use – Giveaway

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Welcome to the March Into Spring Giveaway Hop!

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This hop is brought to you by the our host, MamatheFox is hosting a giveaway for a $100 Gift Card to Little Adventures! Little Adventures boasts of beautiful dress up costumes for boys and girls. From princess dress, jewelry and accessories to cloaks, swords and masks, they are sure to have something for your adventurous child. Their costumes are machine washable and perfect for daily wear. Read more about these awesome dress up outfits here.

baby nasal aspirator

If you are a parent then you know the stress of a congested baby and toddler. When we are congested it is hard to breath and we get pressure and headaches. So we relate when their tiny bodies suffer. It doesn’t take much to plug up those tiny, narrow sinus passages but takes a lot to relieve it. Now you have access to a BabySmiles baby nasal aspirator from Baby Health Care for in-home use.


This nasal aspirator is designed with strong electrical power and soft silicone tips for a powerful, yet delicate suctioning action that won’t damage your baby’s nostrils. To use it you just plug the unit in, turn on and select a level. There are 3 levels total. Washing it is so easy. All pieces come apart so you can fully clean. You do not put this in the dishwasher. Just rinse with soap and water and let air dry. Check out THIS VIDEO to se it in action.


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I just love how easy it is to use and keep clean. Now you can get that mucus free from their tiny noses and it is gentle enough yet with a power that works well and isn’t too intimidating for baby. Learn more by visiting Baby Health Care-Baby Smiles. Want to win one?

The Giveaway

1 lucky reader will win the BabySmile S502 Nasal Aspirator. Enter below. open to US and ends on 3/31.

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This giveaway is part of the March Into Spring Giveaway Hop hosted by Mama the Fox. Enter below for my prize then below is a list of more giveaways offered from fellow Bloggers to also enter. Come back daily for entries.

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New PLAYMOBIL 123 My Take Along Farm Toddler Toy

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New from PLAYMOBIL 123 for your toddler on-the-go is the 123 Take Along Farm. This new play set is recommended for ages 18 months and up.  The set includes one figure, cow, pig, dog, car, bird, and other accessories.

PLAYMOBIL 123 farm

As your child begins to imagine and play, make sure they pay attention to which shape fits in which spot within the farm. They can feed their animals and keep the supplies in the farm loft. When they need to go or clean up, just put all pieces in the farm and close up. The carry handle makes it easy to take their adventures anywhere.


My PLAYMOBIL 123 Take Along Farm went to Miss I. A friends daughter, The bright colors and large rounded pieces were so captivating to her. Right away she identified the animal, practicing her words and animal recognition as she pointed them out on the box.

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In one play set your child will learn animals and shapes. It becomes another toy that makes learning fun for your toddler from PLAYMOBIL. Visit their website to find all of their toy selections.

Baby, Gift Ideas, Parenting

Motorola Digital Video Baby Monitor with Wi-Fi Internet Viewing

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motorola monitor

My youngest is 8 and I remember the very few video monitors that existed then for baby. They were very poor quality, did not work well at night and cost a fortune. Now they are the norm whether you have a newborn or toddlers and younger kids to keep an eye on inside or outside the features are fantastic and the prices are much better.

baby monitor

Motorola is a trusted brand and their Digital Video Baby Monitor with Wi-Fi and Internet Viewing (MBP845CONNECT) is loaded with features.

  • Room Temperature Display
  • High Sensitivity Microphone
  • Two-Way Communication
  • Infrared Night Vision
  • View on Compatible Smartphones, Tablets and Computers
  • Remote HD Video Streaming
  • Sound, Motion and Temperature Notifications
  • Manual Video Recording and Image Snapshot
  • Wireless Technology
  • 5″ Diagonal Color Screen
  • Up to 300m Range
  • Sound Level Indicator
  • 5 Lullabies for baby
  • Out-of-Range Alert
  • Low Battery Alert


This is not only great for baby but to keep an eye on pets and even the kids as they play outside while you are inside. We like keeping one for the RV because as the kids play around the outside and I need to be inside cooking or cleaning I can keep an eye on him as he plays in unfamiliar territory and new kids nearby. Works great when camping if you are in range. I use my phones hotspot to connect if o router nearby and it works great.

You can find this particular model at Babies R Us and other retailers. It is also on Amazon as a Prime qualifier.

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