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Tag Archives: summer

Sunscreen review: Acure SPF 30 Sunscreen – Continuous Spray

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  Pale parents, I feel your pain! Not only do you have to carefully safeguard your little ones from sunburn, but your own skin requires daily vigilance. As someone who turns bright red in less than half an hour of noontime sunshine, I’ve had two choices for most of my life: slather myself in gross, greasy drugstore sunscreen, or stay ... Read More »

Introducing the Ergobaby Four Position 360 Cool Air Carrier

Being sweaty isn’t so much fun, for you or for your baby.  That’s exactly why Ergobaby is launching a new carrier that will keep you both cool and comfortable wherever your babywearing journey takes you: the Ergobaby Four Position 360 Cool Air Carrier is designed to keep you and your baby cooler longer, with carefully designed ventilation for hot days. The ... Read More »

How to keep kids busy if they’re not going to summer camp

Ok, so some kids just aren’t made for camp: as Koa Beck wrote at Mommyish, “As a quiet, self-regulating child who preferred to read, being yanked from my air-conditioned home and placed outdoors with a bunch of sweaty perpetual noise-makers was definitely not my idea of a fun summer. I endured the experience only once, but I begged my family ... Read More »

Patriotic pops

Red, White & Blue Popsicles, made with the Zoku Popsicle Maker

I got a Zoku Quick Pop Maker from my sister and brother-in-law this past holiday season, and now that the weather’s warm I’m having waaaay too much fun with it. If you’ve never seen the Zoku, basically it’s this little box that stays in the freezer. When you’re in the mood for an ice pop, pull it out, insert a ... Read More »