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GPS: General Parental Safety

by Kendall Ryan July 16th, 2010| Product reviews
When I was thinking about what to write about for this article, I stood in my office and simply looked around. Then, it hit me. I saw my portable GPS Navigation system's box. Bingo.

Think about it. What is one of the scariest things you can allow your child to

Graco Pack and Play with Newborn Napper

by Joe Lawrence July 9th, 2010| Product reviews
As I am typing this review, I look behind me on the floor of my office at our Graco Pack and Play. We returned from a day trip a few hours ago and it is folded up tightly. All parents who are on the go or are ready to

ReliOn Cool Mist Humidifier

by Ronald A. Rowe July 2nd, 2010| Product reviews
One of the hardest things that every parent has to do is watch our children suffer through illness. It is unavoidable, but that doesn't mean we have to like it. Kids get sick and, more often than not, it happens in the wee hours of the night.

If the baby

LeapFrog My Puppy Pal – Violet

by Joe Lawrence June 25th, 2010| Product reviews
Are you looking for a unique toy for your child or one to get as a gift for another? Look no further, Violet or Scout are ready to step up to the plate. LeapFrog's My Puppy Pals are fun toys that can be customized to your child.

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The Old Standbys

by Ronald A. Rowe June 18th, 2010| Product reviews
This is going to be an unusual product review for several reasons. First, we're not going to be discussing one particular product. Second, you are probably very familiar with the several products to be discussed already. But stay with me because sometimes we all need to be reminded of

TestSoup: Web and Mobile based Flashcard System

by Kendall Ryan June 11th, 2010| Product reviews

"I wanted to find a way to use technology to let people steal a few minutes here and there just to help refresh their memory on certain key concepts needed for standardized tests"-Brian Reese, CEO and Co-Founder of TestSoup and Active Duty Air Force Officer.

TestSoup was founded in 2009

Chicco DJ Baby Walker

by Joe Lawrence June 4th, 2010| Infants/Toddlers, Product reviews
Visions of my seven-month-old chasing down my dog and knocking over chairs and decor along the way raced across my mind the other day as I was assembling the Chicco DJ Baby Walker my wife purchased. Although I am against it in principle, I think this is a great

Jiffy Greenhouse

by Ronald A. Rowe May 28th, 2010| Product reviews
The Jiffy Greenhouse is a nifty, inexpensive way to introduce children to the joys of gardening. The green house comes in a plastic tray, about two feet by one foot with a clear plastic lid and seventy-two individual peat pots.

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MPix review

by Joe Lawrence May 21st, 2010| Product reviews
It is hard to believe my little girl is already seven months old! My wife was just updating the baby book the other day and it was surreal to look back on her as a newborn. She looks so much older now. I actually call her a miniature five

Silly Bands

by Ronald A. Rowe May 14th, 2010| Product reviews
The fad of the year has arrived, and it is Silly Bands. Silly Bands are thin rubber bracelets that come in various shapes - baseball hat, dinosaurs, crosses, cars. When worn as a bracelet, they are more or less round. But when taken off, they revert to their original


by Michele May 7th, 2010| Product reviews
I'll start by admitting I am not a gamer. Sure, I used our Atari when I was a kid, but I really haven't felt the need to play video games since then. However, both of my sons (ages 9 and 14) are very much into gaming, which means that

Baby’s First Solids Should Be a Happy Experience

by Joe Lawrence April 30th, 2010| Infants/Toddlers, Product reviews
My beautiful little girl is now 6 and a half months old! She is such an amazing person filled with tons of personality. It is great to watch her grow, and I only want the best for her. We all know children need nutrition to develop into who they