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New game review: Battle Sheep from Blue Orange

Battle Sheep from Blue Orange is a strategy game in which two herds of sheep try to conquer the most territory in a new pasture. It’s easy to play, and it’s surprisingly addictive: my husband and I got it down pretty quick and kept playing for hours! Part of the reason I couldn’t stop, I think, is because I wanted ... Read More »

The Road Trip Survival Guide: Our Best Travel Toys

Kipling once wrote, “He travels the fastest who travels alone.” Traveling with kids can be a laborious process, since kids are even less patient with sitting in one place for hours than adults (let’s face it, you don’t enjoy it either). There are many tips and tricks for happy travel, so we’re just going to focus on our realm of ... Read More »

New for Nuna: the Sena Travel Crib Changer Tray!

We’ve never been fans of the traditional mass-market pack n’ play: while they’re generally armed with all sorts of useful features (bassinets, changing tables, mobiles, music), they’re almost always heavy, unwieldy, and tough to fold and unfold. And they’re usually not very attractive, either. Our preferred travel cribs – the Nuna Sena, the Baby Bjorn Travel Crib, and the 4Moms ... Read More »

Halloween safety… and some Halloween humor, too!

Ok, so you’re taking the little ones out in the dark, dark night, and they’re talking to strangers and collecting food that’s full of sugar and preservatives, and… Calm down! Halloween accidents are rare (and easily prevented). Here are some of the basics for you to review (and to review with your kids before you go Trick-or-Treating), courtesy of Safe ... Read More »

How to stop your child from throwing food from the high chair

By Cecilia Matson, MA, Child Development and Parenting Specialist Galoop – Child Development Classes for Babies and Toddlers and Expert Advice for Caregivers www.galoopclasses.com facebook.com/GaloopClasses Everyone with a young child has lived through it: babies and toddlers will throw food out of their high chair  at one point or another. And even though it can be sometimes funny or even ... Read More »

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