Tales From the Nursery

Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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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


September Sprinkles: Imagine Toys $25 GC Giveaway! (US) 10/20

The best toys, in my opinion, spark creativity and help our children developmentally whether that be socially, emotionally, or physically.  Imagine Toys is an online toy store that carefully selects toys that are great


September Sprinkles: Baby Training Toothbrushes Giveaway! (US) 10/20

It’s so important to take care of our teeth, starting with baby teeth.  Before having my daughter I read about how I should wipe her gums with a clean washcloth to prepare her for


September Sprinkles: TwoTara Gender Reversible Newborn Outfit Giveaway (US) 10/19

TwoTara is taking gender neutral clothing by storm with a truly unique and innovative idea – pink to blue reversible clothing.  Their outfits are perfect for a boy or a girl, you just have


September Sprinkles: AppleCheeks Cloth Diaper Package Giveaway! (US/CAN) 10/19

With bright cheery colors 2 sizes to grow with your baby, and a soft microfiber inside the AppleCheeks cloth diaper is a great diaper to have in your stash. The covers feature a unique


September Sprinkles: Lansinoh Breastfeeding Package Giveaway! (US) 10/19

We hear how breast is best and get a lot of pressure put on us as moms to nurse our babies, but to be successful we need support.  Support comes in many forms such


September Sprinkles: Pretty Pushers Delivery Gowns Giveaway! (US) 10/18

We have all seen celebrities doing it on reality TV shows, but did you know you don’t always have to wear that UGLY hospital gown? There are companies like Pretty Pushers that offer affordable


September Sprinkles: mOmma Mealtime Set Giveaway (US) 10/18

Meals with babies is always an adventure, especially as they learn to master the basics of eating and drinking.  I’m amazed at the continual development of innovative feeding products, such as the cups, utensils,


September Sprinkles: Ella’s Kitchen Giveaway (US) 10/18

I had all sorts of plans to make Rissa’s baby food, but that never quite happened. I never bought any of the jarred stuff from the stores though. Quite often she ate


September Sprinkles: WeeUrban One-Piece or Sleep Sac Giveaway! (US/CAN) 10/17

I love dressing my babies up.  Even though they often get their outfit dirty, I like them to look nice when I get them dressed in the morning.  When possible, I like to find


September Sprinkles: Steal Network $50 GC Giveaway! (US/CAN) 10/17

Chances are if you are a parent you know all about the Steal Network. (Baby Steals, Kids Steals, and even Scrap Steals!) But did you know that there is a new Steal in town?


September Sprinkles: Many Milestones Monthly Stickers Giveaway! (US) 10/17

Babies are so fun to take pictures of, especially now with digital cameras.  I literally have thousands of pictures of my daughter – mostly on my phone – and I expect to take a


September Sprinkles: Koala Huggerz OS AIO Cloth Diaper (US) 10/16

One of the fun things about using cloth diapers is trying out different styles and collecting super adorable prints.  Yes, I said collecting!  Those of you who have a fluff addiction like me know


September Sprinkles: Lamaze Crib Soother and Mobile Giveaway! (US) 10/16 #TOMYToys

I recently shared with you the nifty Lamaze Crib Soother that has Rissa’s stamp of approval and she’s not even a baby!  The coolest thing about this crib toy is the ability to hook up your MP3


September Sprinkles: aden + anais Swaddle Pack Giveaway! US 10/15

We swaddled Rissa a lot when she first came home, but I could never seem to make that baby burrito as snug as the hospital nurses. I think it’s because receiving blankets are


September Sprinkles: Leading Lady $50 GC Giveaway! (US) 10/15

Last year I had the pleasure of working with Leading Lady to review a nursing bra.  I LOVED that bra.  It was comfortable, affordable, and lasted me almost a year.  (Seriously, that’s good for


September Sprinkles: HALO SleepSack Giveaway (US/CAN) 10/14

I am a big fan of HALO SleepSack wearable blankets for babies.  They come with or without swaddles and in fleece or cotton which provides choices for wearable blankets year round from birth on!


September Sprinkles: VTech Safe & Sound Video & Audio Baby Monitor Giveaway! (US/CAN) 10/14

In honor of Baby Safety Month and our September Sprinkles event, VTech has generously agreed to offer a video baby monitor to a lucky reader! Yesterday I shared with you our thoughts on


September Sprinkles: My Brest Friend Nursing Pillow Giveaway! (US) 10/13

Breastfeeding can have its ups and downs just like any relationship. There have been times I marvel at the bonding it provides and times I feel so touched out I don’t know how


September Sprinkles: Undercover Mama Giveaway (2 Winners!) (US) 10/13

Every breastfeeding mama could use another versatile nursing top, am I right?  The Undercover Mama definitely fits the bill.  It can attach to any nursing bra in one of two ways to help give