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Talkatoo Gives Kids A Bit Of Extra Encouragement From Home

Kids have their tough days at school and parents have just as tough a time wondering how their kids will cope with their time away at school.   The Talkatoo was created by a mom who was going through this same struggle with her two young kids.

Inventor Creates Product on Kitchen Counter and Makes Millions!

Imagine coming up with an Invention on your kitchen counter and soon becoming a millionaire and having your Invention sold all over the world!  That's what happened to Debbie Barker, the Inventor of the FlipFold!

The BabyDam Saves Space And Water

Baby accessories almost all seem to fit into one category, that being ‘large and annoying, but just handy enough that you can’t get rid of them’.  One of the super annoying, awkward items is the baby bathtub.  If you are feeling my pain on this one then the BabyDam may do the trick.  

Wee Wee Football Aims To Make Potty Training Boys Easier

Potty training is frustrating to say the least.  Luckily I have a little girl.  I have heard that little boys can be more difficult and even once you teach them to sit and use the toilet they will still need to learn how to stand and pee.  If your little (or big) boy has reached this advanced stage of the potty training process and needs a little help with aim then the Wee Wee Aim Football may help.

Lightweight And Ultra-Portable, The GoCrib Simplifies Travelling With Baby

Travelling with babies or toddlers can be a challenge, one that starts even before you leave the house.  Of course baby needs a safe place to sleep, but why do all of the options have to be so awkward?  Well the GoCrib from Guava Family offers a far more portable choice. 

Hamster Bags Stop Stroller Tip-Over

Umbrella strollers are so convenient.  They are light, easily packed or even carried along and quickly unfold for use.  The only major problem is that when you hang your diaper bag, purse or shopping bags on the handles the extra weight causes the buggy to topple backwards anytime the child is removed from the front.  Enter the Hamster Bag.

Substantial Number Of Girls 7 And 8 Already In Puberty

For most of us, it's hard to imagine a girl entering puberty when she's in third or fourth grade - before she's even started Algebra. But the newest data from a study that began in 2003 was just published in Pediatrics and the findings are startling.

Sun Guard Turns Regular Clothes Into Sun Protection Pieces

We often assume that if our skin is covered by clothing that it is shielded from the damaging rays.  The truth is that different pieces of clothing offer different levels of protection, some being very low.  To enhance this protection factor you can add Sun Guard to your laundry washing routine. 

3-Seat Bicycles Offer Wheel Deals For Japanese Mothers

"But you'll look sweet, upon the seat of a bicycle built for... three?" Yes indeed, 3-seat bicycles are not only the real deal, purchasers in Tokyo are GETTING a deal thanks to generous tax incentives.

Carousel Goes Round and Round With Solar Power

A 36 foot solar powered carousel, designed by CRStudios Architects, recently opened up for rides at Hudson River Park's Chelsea Cove on Pier 62.

The iMote Gives Preschoolers A Real Remote Of Their Own

Much to parents’ dismay, most little kids love electronics.  The worst part is that somehow they seem to know the difference between the toy versions of their favorite household gadgets and the real thing.  The iMote was created to take the pressure off of your remote and give little kids a real working remote of their own. 

The Egg and Muffin Toaster Creates Hot Breakfast Sandwiches At Home

Morning routines can be hectic.  Instead of heading to the local drive-thru for a quick bite you could pick up the Back to Basics Egg and Muffin Toaster and have a hot breakfast sandwich in a matter of minutes and prepared the way you want.  

Flash Some Serious Ice With A Bling Pop

When I was a kid one of the coolest kinds of candy you could get was a ring pop because it was part accessory and part treat.  Nowadays, kids can make their own edible trinkets and even keep cool in addition to looking cool.  The Bling Pop from Urban Trend is a special mold kit for creating your own super-sized frozen jewels.

The Sleep Trainer Coaches Babies And New Parents To A Good Night's Sleep

Everyone who has had a newborn baby knows that teaching the little bundle to sleep through the night is just as much a learning curve for the parents as it is for the baby.  This is the reason that the Goodnight Sleep Trainer was developed.

Anti-Theft Lunch Bags Fend Off Food Nabbers

Ah, the lunchroom thief.  Amazingly, every office seems to have at least one.  The Anti-Theft Lunch Bag is made to protect your food from all of the lunch stealers of the world.

Batter Blaster Creates a Healthy, Hot Breakfast In Minutes

Don’t you hate it that convenience food is usually great for your timeline, but horrible for your body?  It is nice to discover a rare convenience item that takes people’s health into consideration too.  Batter Blaster appears to be one such product. 

Social Media Won't Help Chase Feelings Of Loneliness

Studies conducted by University of Arizona (UA) suggest that it doesn't matter how many 'friends' you have on Facebook or Twitter... If you are lonely, they aren't going to make you feel less so.

 

The Socializer Helps You Fake The Wide-Eyed Awake Look

Whether your late night was self imposed or the result of someone else’s wakefulness, the effect on your eyes is the same.  The Socializer by Elizabeth Grant is a new two step treatment to help combat the telltale signs of the late night enthusiast.

The Multi-tasking Koo Cuts Down On Baby Clutter

Babies...they look all tiny and cute, but the truth is that they come with an absolutely mind-boggling amount of stuff.  Well, the people at Lunar design have come up with a concept that would cut down the baby clutter a bit.  The Koo is a soft and cozy looking bassinette that folds down on one side to become a rocking chair. 

Julbo Looping Sunglasses Are Always Right Side Up

Sunscreen, hats and sunglasses are all important for shielding delicate skin and eyes.  Small children may not love to wear this stuff, but they will be a lot happier in the long run for doing so.  Little sunglasses can be particularly difficult for young kids to master.  The people at Julbo have created a solution to the big infant/toddler sunglasses issues.