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Day 30: Playmobil Lion Knight’s Castle

Unstructured, imaginative play is loads of fun for kids – plus, it helps them to develop their creativity, and learn social skills. Playmobil sets give kids a setting and some characters to populate a fantasy world and then interact within it, and the Playmobil Lion Knight’s Castle, today’s giveaway, is full of fuel for an active imagination. The enormous castle ... Read More »

Losing it

Losing weight has been a constant theme of my life, pretty much as far back as I can remember. By the time I was 12, people would reassure me: I still hadn’t lost my “baby fat.” But it wasn’t baby fat. I was just at the very beginning of a struggle that would last for years. That soft chin would ... Read More »

Day 29: Nook Pebble Lite Mattress

The Nook Pebble Lite Crib mattress has the ultimate recipe for a good night’s sleep. It isn’t something you can whip up in your kitchen, but here’s some information about the ingredients. Eucalyptus: You’re probably familiar with this tree as an ingredient in your cough drops, and as a home for koalas. But did you know that eucalyptus can also ... Read More »

Day 28: Monte Designs Ninna Nanna Bassinet

Today’s prize comes from Monte Design, one of our favorite furniture companies. Monte’s owners, Ralph and Michelle Montemurro, started the company in part to create the sort of family furniture they wanted to use, and so we’re not surprised by the look of their home, displayed in this photoset by designers Gianonne Petricone Associates: Ralph and Michelle Montemurro, founders Monte ... Read More »

Clek Boosters on Sale!

Starting Saturday, July 30th, we’re offering two of our favorite boosters at a deep discount – the Clek Oobr and the Clek Olli will each be on sale for 20% off from July 30 to August 14. If you’ve ever had trouble getting an independent child to ride in a booster, these chic seats are for you: they have a ... Read More »

Day 27: Stokke Signature Collection Tripp Trapp Chair

When I first heard about the new Signature Collection Tripp Trapp chair, I was skeptical. I read the email on my iPhone as it loaded, first the text and then the pictures. My first thought was, why would anyone buy a super-expensive, pretty Tripp Trapp when the regular Tripp Trapp chairs are already so nice looking? I changed my mind ... Read More »

Day 26: Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Light

There are never enough hours in the day, especially when your family is traveling. So many things to see, so many rides to go on, so many pictures to take! So you don’t want to waste time assembling the things you need, like, for instance, a travel crib. Enter today’s giveaway, the Baby Bjorn Travel Crib Light, a Magic Beans ... Read More »

Day 25: BOB Revolution SE 2011

Strollers, like people, have characters to them. The name BOB is an abbreviation for “Beast Of Burden,” and while there are now many variations on the original BOB stroller, they all are designed to be reliable helpers and friends to the family. Today’s giveaway, the BOB Revolution SE 2011, is a big favorite because of its adaptable functions. It’s a ... Read More »

Day 24: Valco Astro High Chair

Valco Astro High Chair

When space is at a premium, a high chair can be a bit of a glutton for square footage. At mealtimes, there’s no getting around it (sometimes literally), but in between meals, wouldn’t it be nice if it could just disappear? The Valco Astro High Chair comes about as close as it can — without involving a magic wand. The ... Read More »

Day 23: Go Gaga Prize Package

When babies first begin speaking, a lot of their vocalizations involve repeated syllables – “mama” and “dada,”  of course, but also other phrases that sound similar, like goo-goo and ga-ga. (This is also why, during the 2008 election, Youtube was full of videos of babies saying “Obama” – it just rolls off the infant tongue.) As such, Go Gaga is ... Read More »

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