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Pencil Scarves For Children: For The Parents Dreaming Of School Days

If you're not a parent, you're probably wondering why the heck I'm bringing up school days when kids are not even halfway through their summer vacations. Well, ever heard of the reference that "it's the most wonderful time of the year" when kids return to the classroom? Yeah, the sad truth is that while parents love spending time with their kids, they're not disappointed to have some time without them. Since it's still the summer holiday, all they can do is start dreaming of the fall by picking up items that are reminiscent of that school year freedom!

The Kush Offers Nighttime Support For Larger Breasts

The Kush is a device made to support the breasts during sleep.  Larger breasted women often have problems with the extra weight of the breasts putting strain on their bodies, particularly in the neck, back and shoulders. 

Mother's Milk Is Celebrity Soapmaker's Not So Secret Ingredient

Mother's milk? In my soap? It's more likely than you think, thanks to Japanese actress Asaka Seto. The pretty celebrity, blogger and new mother recently posted her step-by-step recipe for homemade Human Milk Soap.

Yummy Dough Lets Kids Have Their Modelling Fun And Eat It Too

So we all remember that kid in preschool, the one who had to taste every craft (and sometimes non-craft) item that was available.  Anyways, one item that was always safe to eat was the modelling dough.  Just because it was safe though, does not mean that it was tasty.  Knowing that kids are going to try eating it no matter what, Yummy Dough was created.

Social Networkers Panic In UK, While Zuckerberg Panics In US

While Mark Zuckerberg is panicking in the US over privacy issues and a new movie portraying him as a social networking version of Ivan the Terrible, Facebook users across the pond have cause for another type of panic. This week it was announced that Facebook in the UK will allow a "panic button" application on its site to ward off cyberbullying and sexual predators.

Mommy Greenest, Today's Environmentally-Friendly Travel Influencer

There's a reason they call our planet "Mother Earth."  With nearly 1 billion tourists crisscrossing the globe annually, today's Moms find it more important than ever for their families to minimize their carbon footprints and reduce the impact they make on the earth's natural and cultural resources. 

The Kickbee Gets Your Unborn Baby Into The Social Networking Scene

In today’s busy world there are a lot of reasons why partners do not get to spend as much time together as they would like.  When you and your significant other are expecting a baby it can feel even more discouraging to be missing that time together. The Kickbee is an innovative band that is meant to be worn around the belly of the expectant mother.  Once motion has been detected the device wirelessly sends out the baby’s first Twitter messages of, “I kicked Mommy”.

Aided By Social Media Accomplices, The Barefoot Bandit Bamboozles Authorities [UPDATE]

With accounts on Twitter, a tribute song on YouTube and racking up 50,000 fans generated by three Facebook accounts, 19 year-old Colton Harris-Moore has been on the run since escaping from his fourth juvenile detention center in the Spring of 2008.  Everybody loves a bad boy and social networks are rooting for this modern-day 'rebel without a cause' as he flees from one cat-burglary to the next.

YouTube Raises Hope & Not So Savvy Parents

It's a fact - our Millennial children are having little Millennials of their own. And perhaps not having paid a lot attention to their own role models - they're struggling with the new job responsibilities. Marketers and TV execs are using YouTube and humor to portray the angst and struggle of the latest generation to adjust to their new roles as first-time parents.

The Bomo Baby Carriage Puts Your Baby In The Driver's Seat

Out of Korea comes the Bomo Baby Carriage.  This gadget looks kind of like an infant car seat on top of a padded sled.  What it does is follow you from room to room, while your delighted child (see picture) rides in the driver’s seat.

The Musical Cake Tray: Saving The World From Horrible Birthday Singing

We’ve all been there.  You are at someone’s birthday party and they bring out the cake and everyone just mumbles their way through the “Happy Birthday” song hoping that no one will notice their terrible singing skills.  Well, with the Musical Cake Tray by Deni no one has to sing if they don’t want to.  This multi-tasking cake plate plays “Happy Birthday” and even helps you to cut perfectly even cake slices. 

Hanging Hooks From 3M Are A Little Too Happy To Help Out

Got hangups? 3M has got something for that - cute animal hanging hooks that are either eager to carry your coat, or just very happy to see you.

The Li'l Squirt Baby Pool Eases Your Baby Into Water Play

Now that summer is here you probably want to find a way to keep your little one cool and entertained on those long, hot days.  The Li’l Squirt Baby Pool by One Step Ahead is designed to delight babies and peak their curiosity about water play.  

Mosquito Repellent Charm With Peppermint Oil Says 'Bug Off!' Naturally

Chemical bug sprays worry many parents who still want to protect their kids from biting insects. Enter Pista-kun, the peppermint oil infused charm that repels mosquitos the natural way.

Because The World Could Always Use More Foods On Sticks, How About Waffles?

If you have been looking for another way to eat waffles (and who hasn’t?) then you should take a look at this waffle maker.  The Lolly by Triangular Concept produces four waffle pops at a time.  Just imagine the possibilities!

The Miracle Blanket Makes Baby Swaddling A Cinch

New parents know the frustration of trying to learn to swaddle a baby.  The Miracle Blanket was made to end the mystery and allow every new parent to be an expert swaddler. 

STRAWZ Brings Creative Play To The Table

Remember how much fun it was to build stuff when you were a kid?   Remember how entertaining it was to play with straws in your milk?  STRAWZ is a whole new way to be creative with your beverages. 

Spongeables Replace Bacteria-Laden Shower Sponges

Is there anything more disgusting than a drippy, bacteria infested shower sponge or bath puff?   I mean, after a while there is just no telling what is in there.  Spongeables have been created to take care of this little problem.

Conserve Leaking Breast Milk With The Milk Saver

As any breastfeeding mother knows, a lot of precious milk is lost during feeding time.  As the baby is nursing on one side the other is leaking milk too.  In those first few weeks and months especially, there is a lot of milk that is absorbed into breast pads or clothing.  Fortunately, the Milk Saver by Milkies is a gadget designed to collect this otherwise lost milk. 

Movit Performance Gummies Offer An Alternative To Sugary Energy Drinks

Energy drinks have become enormously popular in recent years and not just for athletes.  The problem is that while the drinks do give a boost they often also set you up for a big crash at some point and pack in a lot of extra calories and not a lot else.  The makers of Movit Performance Gummies are hoping to offer a new option for those looking for a healthier boost.