Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Why I Love the Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight Double Stroller #JoovyMom

Recently I received a double stroller to review – the Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight.  I’m a wee bit obsessed with strollers so you can imagine my excitement to try this one out.  I can’t


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Flying With My Kids Isn’t So Bad #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. Flying with a


Packing and Planning for Universal Studios With a Toddler and a Baby #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. frameborder=”0″ width=”200″ height=”215″> I


Fun With Textures and Tummy Time

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Comfort and Harmony for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Xander's idea of the perfect day consists of sleeping, eating, playing, and pooping.  This


Baby Gear Review | Easy Popup Portable Travel Crib [VIDEO]

Whether you are traveling near or far from home, a travel crib can come in handy.  Xander isn’t mobile yet, but I often used a portable crib/playpen to keep Rissa safe and contained when


My Top 5 Baby Money Saving Tips [Because Prompts are Fun]

I’m sort of amazed that you are reading this right now.  I’m not money saving expert.  In fact, I am much better at spending than saving.  Well, I guess I have some idea how to


Space Saving Baby Gear: Portable Baby Swing

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Comfort & Harmony. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. Before becoming a mom, I thought I knew


Car Seat Safety Features You Can See

Thank you to Britax for providing this car seat for us to review.  This is part one to show you the safety features you can see on the Advocate 70-G3 (Amazon link) and that


Travel Smart With the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller

If you travel a lot with a baby (6 months+) or toddler – whether by car, plane or train – you need to check out the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller.  It will save you space


Tiny Love Super Mat and Musical Stack & Ball Game Elephant are Fun for Babies and Toddlers

Tiny Love is quickly becoming one of my favorite brands for baby gear and toys. Everything we’ve received from them has been great quality and useful beyond one developmental stage. With Rissa I got


The Struggles of Having a Small Kitchen

Would it shock you if I told you my kitchen is an organizational nightmare?  It truly is.  We struggle with clutter and lack of space… and not knowing how to utilize the space we


DaddyScrubs Diaper Bag Giveaway! (US) 11/19

Finding unique items for new dads used to be tough, but with places like DaddyScrubs, it is getting easier!  They are probably best known for their hospital wear made just for dad, but they


Dad Friendly Diaper Bags: The Daddy Diaper Pack by DaddyScrubs

I personally love diaper bags.  I have a few too many now, I think, but I continue to eye up more.  We have yet to find that ONE, but they all have features we


Why I Want the NEW Graco SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 {+ $25 Babies R Us Giveaway} #GracoSafety

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of hosting a fun event at my local Babies R Us store where I shared information about the new Graco SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 car seat with


Baby Travel Gear: Eddie Bauer Trail Hiker 3 Wheel Travel System Review

With Rissa, we never had a travel system.  Since she was a late fall baby in Wisconsin, we figured we wouldn’t be using a stroller really until spring.  It didn’t seem necessary for us;


September Sprinkles: Eddie Bauer Trail Hiker 3 Wheel Travel System Giveaway! (US) 10/21

When you have a baby, you need a way to get them around.  There are various ways you can do this with some options working better than others.  I never had a travel system


Keeping an Eye and Ear on Baby With the VTech Safe & Sounds Video and Audio Monitor

One of the most popular baby safety products out there is the baby monitor.  Technology has moved us past the old school crackly audio monitors like the ones that picked up the aliens clicking


September Sprinkles: Crane Humidifier Giveaway! (US) 10/11

Winter is coming and that means dry air within many homes.  To help keep baby comfortable and safe, it is a good idea to use a cool mist humidifier.  This keeps moisture in the


September Sprinkles: Tiny Love Gymini and Mobile Giveaway! (US/Can) 10/11

I didn’t know much about Tiny Love until a couple months ago.  After trying out their 3-in-1 Rocker Napper and the Nature Pals Mobile, I am hooked on their products.  They clearly have a passion


September Sprinkles: Britax Parkway Booster Seat Giveaway! (US) 10/10

With September being Baby Safety Month, what a better way to celebrate than with a giveaway from a leader in the baby mobile safety industry! Truth be told, I’ve been eying up the Britax double