Author Archive for Lisa F

Lisa loves all things nature and animal related and hopes to pass on her appreciation for wildlife and our earth to her two young boys. Her oldest son with special needs has taught her we are all different and have something to offer the world in a unique way. She is an advocate for him and others with different abilities. Lisa and her husband enjoy spending time year round at the family cottage and taking the boys to new places to discover.

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InStep Safari: Multi-use Jogging Stroller

The Instep Safari is an all-purpose stroller that allows busy parents to stroll with their child over various terrains and conditions.

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Lascal BuggyBoard Maxi™~ A Safe & Fun Ride For Your Preschooler

When on the move with a young family there is always equipment to consider to get everyone from point A to Point B. In the early days it may be an infant carrier used in a travel system, and eventually as your family expands a double stroller.

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Featured Review: Joovy Groove Stroller

When I heard the Joovy Groove was improved I jumped at the chance to test it out.  The great thing about redesigned models is they have been around long enough for the manufacturer to know which features to keep and what areas need tweaking.  I think Joovy has got this model perfect! The look of […]

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Book Review – Where IS Your Mother?

In a fast-paced, technology-driven world is there a place for common courtesy and simple manners? Absolutely! Then why have so many of us relegated our P & Q’s and everything taught by Miss Manners to the land of the dinosaurs?

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Feature Review: Brica Snack Pod

Brica makes travelling with children easier with their growing line of functional baby products. My personal favorite is the Brica snack pod.

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Featured Review: Lollacup Straw Sippy

My first son went straight from breastfeeding to straw cups so when it came time to introduce my second son to water and other beverages I naturally opted for cups designed with built in straws. There are not as many cute options for straw cups as you would find in their sippy counterparts so I was excited when we opened up the lollacup package to see a friendly chicken face peeking at me.

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Feature Review: Brica fold’n go Travel Booster

Brica has an ever expanding line of functional products to make travelling with your little one easier. If you are driving, flying or just strolling to the park Brica has something for you. For meals out of the house whether it be at a restaurant or dining at a friend’s Brica’s fold ‘n go travel booster will make life simpler.

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RingO Mounting System ~ Making iPads More Child Friendly

Tablets are increasingly becoming a part of childhood. Much like a tricycle, checkers or a set of encyclopedias were staples in the toy room not long ago, devices like the iPad seem to be right at home in a child’s hand.

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Feature Review: Cybex Ruby 2011

I have been looking for a travel stroller for use at the cottage and for family vacations for a few months now and found exactly what we need in European stroller manufacturer Cybex’s Ruby. Part of their Gem line, the Ruby is their simplest stroller, making for an extremely lightweight, yet impressive piece of gear.

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Pkboo Handcrafted Baby Essentials

The moment the package arrived I knew pkboo was going to be special. A craft paper box with an adorable logo, a perfectly tied ribbon and tissue held one of the nicest bibs I have ever seen. This attention to detail is what sets pkboo apart from the more common mass-produced baby items.

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NurturMe: Portable Organic Earth-Friendly Baby Food

I make most of my baby food from scratch using fresh fruits and vegetables but like to have jarred food on hand in case we are heading out unexpectedly and need to quickly grab food for my little guy. Jars can be heavy and take up valuable space in the diaper bag so I was very excited to hear about NurturMe organic baby food pouches.