When the holidays roll around, many of us procrastinate—myself included. Shopping online is a convenient way to avoid that last minute hustle and bustle of the mall and all that crazy parking lot traffic. Of course, shopping online requires at least a modicum of preparation, since you must allow for shipping time.
If you’re doing some last minute shopping for Christmas this year, don’t miss your favorite store’s last days for a delivery guarantee. Make sure you shop smart and choose the right shipping methods to get it there by Christmas!
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Tired of putting your child in clothes that look like baby clothes? The pink dresses for girls, overalls for boys standard is fading, as more and more "hip" retailers are making baby clothes. The season’s styles seem to move from the runway to adult clothes and straight to toddler outfits. Dressing babies and small kids in "big people" clothes is the trendy thing to do – just look at the craze for baby-sized Timberlands!
I just recently learned that Ralph Lauren makes baby clothes—seriously. And if you search for "designer baby clothes" on Google, you’ll get a surprising list of … Read More »
Even if you’re going to breastfeed your new baby, chances are good that you’ll be using bottles at some point along the way. It’s good to be prepared for the unexpected too. Because of an allergy my daughter has, my breastfeeding plans were thwarted quickly. I had to rush out and get some supplies…and not just bottles, either!
Feeding time needs a few key accessories. Some others are just nice to have and will make your life easier. Washing, sterilizing, drying, and organizing your bottles can be a daunting part of raising a baby – plus mixing the formula, traveling, … Read More »
Now Through 4/22 Babies”R”Us is offering an In Store Printable Coupon for 25% Off All the Clothing & Shoes You Can fit in a Babies”R”Us reusable tote. One bag per customer, excludes sizes larger than 4T. Babies”R” Us Printable coupons are available at ShopGala.com
If you have kids in diapers, this is a deal for you. Babies”R”Us and Toys”R”Us are offering free $25 gifts cards if you purchase two boxes of Pampers diapers (min 92 ct. boxes). This offer ends January 18th, so act fast. Just print out the Babies”R”Us coupon or Toys”R”Us coupon and take it to your local store to get your free gift card!… Read More »
Welcoming a new baby to your life comes with tons of baby gear. Specifically, you will need some of the following: furniture, clothing, toys, food, diapers, and more. With your your first baby it has become customary for your friends and family to congratulate you by contributing some of these items. And, as with weddings, registering for the items you’d like is a very common practice.
Many stores offer in-store and online registry options these days, so it’s a fairly quick and painless process. But if you’re a first-time mom or dad and you’re clueless, you might … Read More »
It’s never too early to start thinking about your new baby’s brain development and education. Many toy manufacturers claim to hold the key to baby’s learning success, but which ones actually work? The best of the best connect to baby by way of three main senses: sight, touch, and sound. Colors, textures and music combine to truly enrich the play-time experience.
Makers like Fisher Price, EvenFlo, Baby Einstein, and LeapFrog have all done a wonderful job designing toys that appeal to (and expand) the developing infant mind. My top five are as follows:
Of the many items you’ll invest in for a new baby, the stroller may be the most important. As something that will travel with you through all kinds of weather, holding your most precious cargo, the baby stroller has to fit your lifestyle and meet a list of qualifications. Before buying (or registering for) that all-important item, consider some of the functions and necessities of the stroller.
Safety is a huge concern for all parents. Strollers have to be sturdy, hold a lot of weight (diaper bags, shopping bags, and baby!), and will need a five-point harness to keep … Read More »