Buying Products As A New Mom
Ilana Wiles gives advice on what products to buy when you become a new mom.
How to Choose a Backpack
Cute and trendy backpacks for school are great, but your child's bag should be practical as well. Here's what to consider when buying a backpack.
backpacks, for the pre-K set, fit their little bodies. As kids enter elementary school , they'll want the next size up and bigger kids with more homework, need bigger backpacks. Just make sure you pick one that's lightweight, so your child is only carrying the weight of the books. Although it seems like a cute idea, don't get your child's name monogrammed on. It's actually considered a safety hazard to have his or her name so visible to strangers. Although initials, like this, are fine. Write your child's name on the inside of the bag along with your cell phone number in case the bag gets lost. If your child has an early morning or evening walk, consider a backpack with reflective
How to Choose an Electronic Educational Toy
Learning outside of the classroom can be a ton of fun, and technology has given parents a new set of options. Choose the best, age-appropriate electronic toys for your child to keep her entertained and engaged.
our world can be verbally identified. You can make an iPad or Android tablet better for hands-on learning with toys that bring games into three dimensions. These reinforce motor skills and spatial thinking along with the learning. Some kid tablets include cameras and special effect apps for added creativity. Look for one
How to Choose a Lunchbox
Avoid brown-bagging your little one's lunch. Find the perfect lunchbox, whether your kid is just starting preschool or is a school veteran.
[MUSIC] When choosing a lunch box , look for a structured one so that fruit and sandwiches don't get squished. Some have built-in insulation in which you might wanna consider if your child wants their lunch to stay particularly warm or cold. There are some that mimic brown bags in their shape. These take up less space and can be a good choice if your preschooler only needs to take a
How to Buy Baby Gear on a Budget
The key to buying baby gear for your little one is to take your time to get everything you need. Here's how to get the best deals on your budget.
up without going broke. First, determine what gear you really need for baby . Diaper wipe warmers? That's what hands are for. Baby food processors? Your regular one will work just fine. Then, ask friends and family if they have baby gear they don't need anymore. You can also find secondhand items on sites like Swap Mamas, Swap Baby Goods, and Freecycle.com. Before you buy, do online research to make sure used or borrowed gear conforms to current safety standards and is in good shape. In addition, buy in phases,
Back to School: Save on School Clothes
Shopping for school supplies can be hard on your wallet. Here's how you can save on back to school clothes.
Here's parents' advice on how to save on back - to - school clothes. Buy only a few new items for those first weeks of schools, and save your big shopping trip for mid-September. First, prices will be better once school gets started, and your kid will have a chance to scope out what the other kids are wearing, and maybe have a better idea of what he or she definitely wants. Second, work your discounts. Stores such as Gymboree and the Children's Place have customer loyalty programs . So, take advantage. Finally, take your kid with you. Shopping is slower that way, but you won't risk buying something that he
Back to School: Metropolis
The Metropolis trend will have kids heading back to school in gear that's both cool and comfy.
Back to School: Call of the Wild
What's the call of the wild? This fashion trend is where all the folksy-woodsy details are coming in. It's related to the hipster trend with birth tones, vintage vibes, and animal details. This trend is all about denim paired with sweaters, lots of textures and forest friends such as wolves, bears, and foxes, decorating shirts and accessories. It's a little bit Boho and perfect for school picture day.
What's the call of the wild? This fashion trend is where all the folksy-woodsy details are coming in. It's related to the hipster trend with birth tones, vintage vibes, and animal
Back to School: British Rock
The British Rock and Rol lookl will be right on trend this back to school season.
and white. It's big on rock and roll motifs. Skinny jeans and leopard prints relate to this trend as do graphic Ts. Boys might add a cheeky tie and girls can rock some crazy tights.
Back to School: Fashion for Girls
Get your daughter ready for school with these great back to school fashions for girls.