Monday, August 31, 2015

Infants' FeverAll® Giveaway #babyevent

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There is noting worse then having a sick baby.  Add to that a child that will not take oral medication or just is too sick to take medicine orally and you have yourself a real mess. That is why I'm happy to share an alternative - that we keep in our medicine cabinet for those circumstances.

Colief Infant Digestive Aid Giveaway! #babyevent

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Nothing is harder for new parents then to have a baby with colic.  We had that with our second and it was quite a nightmare. My husband and I walked the halls all night taking turns until we finally would get the little one settled.  Thankfully my other two children did not suffer from that (and I'm hoping this new little guy doesn't either.)  One of the things we used with our youngest son was Colief - to help prevent discomfort.

Sea Band Mama - Bands and Lozenges Giveaway! #babyevent

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When people talk about pregnancy mostly we hear about the GLOW. Well, there is another side that people forget or just don't tell new moms-to-be - the MORNING SICKNESS!  That name is a joke in itself because morning sickness can hit any time of day. Mine was the worst this pregnancy later afternoon. I was so happy when I found Sea Band Mama - Bands!  They really did help with the symptoms. I loved that they were a natural solution too!  They work by putting natural pressure on your wrist - on a certain pressure point. (My kids actually use Sea Bands for car sickness all the time too! - Amazing little product!)

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Baby Bites by Bridget Swinney #babyevent

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When I first received Baby Bites by Bridget Swinney, MS, RD - I was expecting a cook book for pureed baby food.  I was pleasantly surprised to see that this was so much more.  Really this is an everything you need to know to feed your new baby all the way through toddlerhood!

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Weleda White Mallow Baby Skin Care #review #BABYEVENT

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All of my children have had and still have sensitive skin. With the new baby coming I feel like it is a safe call that he will follow in his big brother's footsteps with sensitive skin too!  That is why I was so happy to receive Weleda White Mallow Skin Care line to review!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Nourish by BeliBea - Nursing Bra Giveaway!!! #BABYEVENT #WIN

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I have a fabulous giveaway to share with you!  One lucky reader will win their own Nourish by BeliBea Bra!!!  This is an awesome nursing bra - a must have!  Use the giveaway tool at the bottom of the post to enter!

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Baby Registry: How to and Why You Should! #BABYEVENT





New moms are always nervous about what gear they need will need for their upcoming arrival. If you enter one of those baby super centers it can be overwhelming.  There are tons of choices for every category! Bottles have their own wall!  Strollers have 5 sections! So how do you navigate registering for what you need?


Bugaby Nursing Cover #review #babyevent

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I like to be discreet when I'm nursing.  Over the years I've become a very modest person so that flows naturally to breastfeeding as well.  I also have teen boys in my home and frankly they would not be comfortable with seeing those parts of mom!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Lansinoh® Signature Pro™ Double Electric Breast Pump & Bottle Giveaway! #BABYEVENT

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I'm so excited to share this wonderful giveaway from our friends at Lansinoh!  I've used their products for years.  Their HPA Lanolin Nipple Cream and Disposable Breast Pads are two must haves for nursing! What else could you need?  How about the Lansinoh® Signature Pro™ Double Electric Breast Pump and The Lansinoh ®  mOmma ®  Bottle with NaturalWave ®  Nipple - which is perfect for those times you need to be away from baby (working, or maybe a date night with Daddy!!)


Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide High School Literature Course #review

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I have an exciting high school literature course to share with you today from Writing with Sharon Watson.  We've been working on this with my tenth grader for the last few weeks and I'm happy to say things have been going great.  It is hard to find good literature courses for the upper grades so it is really exciting to have this new resource!

What we received:

 Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide (Student Book)
Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide: Teacher's Guide
Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide: Quiz and Answer Manual
Illuminating Literature: When Worlds Collide:Novel Notebook (Free PDF Download)


  • Pudd'nhead Wilson, by Mark Twain
  • The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells


Tuesday, August 25, 2015

That's (Not) Mine Book Review & Giveaway #WIN

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One of the biggest parts of our homeschool days with my littlest is reading good books.  We love to explore new books and find new favorites. We were so excited to read That's (Not) Mine from the author of You are (Not) Small - one of our favorites!


Laurie Berkner Lullabies CD Review & Giveaway #babyevent

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Moms know that Laurie Berkner is kids music! We have loved her music for years - in fact I bought my first cd with my oldest son who is now in high school!  We still listen and even my big kids will sing along with my current little.  I knew I wanted to feature her in my baby event because every kid should listen to Laurie Berkner.  I was so excited to see that she has a album for babies!  Laurie Berkner Lullabies!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Eating Expectantly Book Review & #GIVEAWAY #BABYEVENT

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I have a *MUST HAVE* book to share with you!  If you are thinking of becoming pregnant or are currently pregnant than you need to run to the store (or if your like me go to Amazon) and get a copy of Eating Expectantly by Bridget Swinney, MS, RD.

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Sprout Organic Baby & Toddler Food Pouches #babyevent

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When my current little guy was a baby we were introduced to Sprout Organic Baby food pouches.  Ever since they've been a staple in our home.  I love that it is an easy, quick way to get veggies into my picky preschooler!  The fact that they are NON-GMO and Organic is just the icing on the cake! 

Susan Anne Mason’s ‘Irish Meadows’ #review plus Kindle Fire Giveaway and Author Chat #summerreading

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Can Brianna find a way to follow her dreams in spite of what her father has planned for her? Can two sisters find a way to get along instead of always fighting?  Those are the questions you will ask yourself when reading Irish Meadows by Susan Anne Mason.

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Snug Silicone Baby Bib #babyevent #amazonreview

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I have an interesting product to share with you today.  Snug Silicone Baby Bibs.  

About:

 Is your baby a messy eater? Don't worry, the Snug baby bib multipack has got you covered. Adjust the neck strap as necessary and outfit your baby with this silicone bib, and no longer worry about them making a mess while eating.All materials FDA approved
We know your baby's safety is your top concern, which is why all materials used in the manufacturing of this baby bib set are FDA approved. Rest assured that the top experts have reviewed all the materials and judged them 100% safe.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Reviva Labs Stretch Mark Prevention Lotion #REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY #BABYEVENT

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One of the big woes of pregnancy is stretch marks! One of the best ways to prevent stretch marks is with a good lotion that you use daily!  I'm so happy to share a product from one of my favorite companies - Reviva Labs!


Thursday, August 20, 2015

Little Baby Bumblebee - Monthly Stickers #REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY #babyevent

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Monthly baby pictures are all the rage now.  Thank you social media for allowing us to show off our cute bundles of joy - just because they reached a milestone. I know I love sharing my little ones with friends and family and I equally love seeing their babies grow too!

One of the biggest trends is milestone stickers! These cute little stickers let you know how old baby is. Little Baby Bumblebee has some of the cutest custom stickers I've seen! I'm so excited to share this shop with you and some examples of the adorableness!


Horizons Preschool from Alpha Omega Publications #REVIEW

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My little guy will turn five in November which means he misses our states cut off for Kindergarten. I guess I could have pushed him ahead into Kindergarten since we homeschool, but I like to take a more laid back approach especially with his motor skills still developing and the big change of a new baby coming in a couple of months.  That is why I was so excited to review Alpha Omega Publications Preschool program.  We had done their Preschool for Three's last with great success and I love the idea of using the next step up!

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

How to Pick the Right Stroller #BABYTIPS #BABYEVENT



Choosing the right baby gear is really a hard job. Most of the bigger stuff is pricey and if you end up with something that doesn't function the way you expect it isn't always easy to find the money to replace the product. Picking a Stroller is one of the hardest things because most of the time you don't know what you should look for and if your like me you end up going with looks rather than function!  I'm hoping to help you with that today!

Tuesday, August 18, 2015

NUK Orthodontic Bottle & Pacifier Review & Giveaway #WIN #BABYEVENT

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I'm so excited to share NUK  Orthodontic Bottles and  Pacifiers with you today! I used this brand a few years back with my little cousin and I fell in LOVE!  I loved how the simple they were to use because they didn't have a bunch of extra parts to clean. They have the NUK AIR SYSTEM that helps prevent colic.

Monday, August 17, 2015

Daddy Caddy - Hands Free Diaper Caddy for Daddy! #REVIEW & #GIVEAWAY #BABYEVENT

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 Does Daddy do the diaper changing in your house?  In our house Daddy has helped out with all the kids. It is a special time for them to talk, play and get clean. I never worried about my hubby being alone with the kids because I knew he knew how to do all the jobs necessary!  One thing he complained about in the past was how girly the diaper bag looked. The big bulky bag wasn't necessary for a quick trip out to the park or stroll around the block.  This time around we are armed with a wonderful new gadget with Dads in mind - Daddy Caddy!

Disney's A Million Words of Kindness - In Celebration of Cinderella available 9/15!! #DISNEY

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In celebration of the Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere release of Cinderella out September 15th, Disney launches the “A Million Words of Kindness” Campaign. Inspired by the spirit of Cinderella to “have courage and be kind," share your words of kindness at www.cinderellakindness.com in time for World Kindness Day! 



Nourish by BeliBea - Nursing Bra #REVIEW #BABYEVENT

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I had three nurslings over the years and have one more on the way in November. I can't wait for that time again. While you don't need many things to breastfeed - one important thing you will want is a great fitting, comfortable nursing bra to make things convenient.  Today I want to share with you Nourish by BeliBea!  This is an amazing bra! It has two functions - first as a nursing bra and second as a hands free pumping bra!


Sunday, August 16, 2015

Covered Goods Multi-Use Nursing Cover #review #babyevent

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 I've nursed my three boys and I'm planning on nursing this little guy when he comes. I know many of you think nothing of just opening up your shirt and feeding your babies - and BRAVO to you! However, I'm a little more modest than that.  That is one of the reasons I was so happy to review Covered Goods Multi-Use Nursing Cover!


Saturday, August 15, 2015

SwaddleSure by HALO #GIVEAWAY #BABYEVENT

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I have an exciting new product from Halo to share with you today!   The SwaddleSure by HALO is a safe way to swaddle your baby keeping in mind healthy hip development.  I've loved Halo products for years and I especially love their dedication to keeping baby's healthy and safe while sleeping!



Friday, August 14, 2015

DINOTRUX - TRADING CARDS! Watch on Netflix today!!

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DINOTRUX is now available exclusively to watch on NETFLIX! Be sure to click on the image above to get your own Trading Cards! 


Nonni’s THINaddictives #Giveaway #BacktoSchool

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I've had the opportunity to sample 3 flavors recently of Nonni's THINaddictives and all I can say is yum!  These would be perfect for school lunch boxes or after school snacks - that is if Mom doesn't eat them first!




CAILLOU GOES BACK TO SCHOOL DVD + BOOK #review #BacktoSchool

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Mid-August, means back to school time.  Many already went back this week across the country, here in NJ kids typically go back to school the day after Labor Day.  This means preparing your little ones with supplies and lots of reassurance!  I want to share with you a cute DVD and book set - Caillou Goes Back to School!  This DVD features 12 episodes perfect for getting into the school spirit.  My little guy loves Caillou and really enjoyed this DVD!

Baby Event Starts Tomorrow!!


Starts August 15th!