Monday, 17 July 2017

How to take TWINS to the beach | YouTube

Thanks to WE’RE THE KAHLERS for sharing their day at the beach!

And, if you’re interested in the Room², you can check it out here.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

The Baby Gizmo Co. Review the Tricycoo 4.1, a 4-in-1 Tricycle for Toddlers and Preschoolers – YouTube

The Baby Gizmo Company has reviewed the Tricycoo 4.1. Take a look and let us know in the comments below what you think!

Get the Tricycoo 4.1 here.

Thursday, 6 July 2017

New Joovy Nook Highchair Review! – YouTube

Check out this video review of the new Nook and tell us what you think in the comments below!

 

 

You can get your own Nook here!

Thursday, 6 July 2017

Joovy TwinGroove Ultralight | UNBOX, DEMO & REVIEW | Double Umbrella Stoller – YouTube

 

Check out the new Groove Ultralight for yourself here!

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

The Latham Triplets have arrived

On June 9, Christian and Brittany Latham added three new members to their family with the addition on Beau, Olivia and Jack. The two boys and girl join big sister Emma in rounding up to four kids for this military family! The couple had discussed adding another baby so big sister Emma would be close in age, but the triple pregnancy came as a BIG surprise. Brittany always wanted a big family and even said she wanted four children. They were thrilled at the timing of the pregnancy and really surprised by the news of triplets. 

Christian is a sergeant in the Marine Corps. The Lathams were stationed in Hawaii when they learned they would be adding three new babies so the decision was made to move back to north Texas to be close to family. They knew that Christian would be deploying for the fourth time close to the triplets arrival date so they felt the support of family and friends would be essential.

Friends showered the expectant mother and Joovy was excited to be a part of this celebration. “It was everything and more at beautiful place with lots of amazing desserts. Filled with love and family just as excited to meet Beau, Olivia and Jack as we are. We are so overwhelmed with all the love and support we have from all over. Today was such a beautiful day. And thank you to everyone that sent blessings but couldn’t make it. Thank you to everyone that helped put together the most amazing, sweet treats filled baby shower,” said Brittany after the shower.

Christian was able to get home about ten days before the babies were born and was deployed on Father’s Day. He is expected to be home in January, 2018. Brittany has said that staying busy will help the time go quickly. She has tons of support from family and friends to help change diapers and keep up with feedings!

Brittany and her mother-in-law, Wendy, were able to attend the Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower in Dallas where they were introduced to Joovy, among other baby brands.

This is the first triplet birth at Texas Health in Allen.

The babies are doing well! Beau is 5lb 9oz, Olivia 5 lb 6oz, and Jack is 4lb 9oz. were delivered at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Allen, Texas. 

We are so excited to share this story and hope to bring you updates as often as possible. Congratulations to the Lathams!
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Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Will Baby Boxes Keep Babies Safer?  

An idea borrowed from Finland is being tested in New Jersey. This cardboard box is serving as a bassinet and crib for new babies in a new program designed to for newborns in New Jersey. Three other states have started similar programs since this program launched in January.

As crazy as the idea sounds, people are catching on to the idea, especially when new parents don’t have room for a crib or bassinet. The free box is decorated and recipients are invited to learn basic parenting skills, especially on safe sleeping for infants.

The box is typically filled with baby clothes and baby care products that help parents get started with caring for the newborn.

While there is an ongoing debate about the overall safety of baby boxes, many are praising the positives of these programs and ASTM International has assigned a task group to look at expanding the current standards for bassinets to include baby boxes.

Surely we will be hearing more about this product and its use over the coming months. Certainly the upside is the educational opportunity to get in front of new parents, teach them about sleep-related infant safety, SIDS and this is a good thing.

New mom Maisha Watson uses one of the 20,000 cardboard boxes given out so far in New Jersey. She’s glad to have a safe spot for her son to sleep. But some question the boxes’ safety and effectiveness.

Read more….

Source: Will Baby Boxes Really Keep Children Safer? : Shots – Health News : NPR

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

The BEST Double Umbrella Stroller: Joovy TwinGroove Ultralight – US Japan Fam

Extra, extra, read all about it! Check out US Japan Family’s recent post about the New TwinGroove Ultralight Umbrella Stroller!An infant compatible double umbrella stroller that can haul a toddler board? Yes, Joovy has done it with their TwinGroove Ultralight!

Source: The BEST Double Umbrella Stroller: Joovy TwinGroove Ultralight – US Japan Fam

Saturday, 3 June 2017

Living with Multiples

I remember when my husband and I found out that we were pregnant with twins, it was a feeling of excitement, anticipation and of course overwhelming too! We had a 14-month-old at the time and had just gotten past buying all the baby gear and with the news of the twins we quickly realized we needed double of everything! We were so happy to find Joovy products and that they have designed a number of thoughtfully designed twin products to make juggling two babies at the same time possible. Full hands and full hearts has been our motto around our home and Joovy’s twin products have been a lifesaver in helping keep our babies safe and comfortable with their well-thought designs and functional products.

We have found that the Room2 and the Big Caboose have been amazing options with our young family.

Our first trip with our Big Caboose was taking our three boys to the hospital for a nursing consult. Getting out the door with all three was so intimidating and we were so glad there was a stroller out there where all three kids could be sitting and contained. Our two-year-old is so fun and so busy so buckling him into a seat was an essential must when looking for a stroller. I did my research for months looking for the perfect stroller for our situation and the Big Caboose kept coming to the top of my list and I am so glad I chose to go with that one in the end, it has been so functional and convenient.

We use the stroller almost daily. For instance, today I met up with friends and took the kids on a walk around the neighborhood. We also have used it to go on family adventures downtown Dallas (anything outside of the house right now we call an adventure!), we have taken it to many doctors appointments, to a museum, to the park and of course to the grocery store where we always create quite a stir with pushing three babies in one contraption. One bonus while using it at the grocery store is that I can fit a surprising amount of groceries in the bottom storage area. It was laughable how many bags of groceries I pulled out of the bottom storage at the checkout and I was so thankful for it because pushing a stroller and a shopping cart by myself was not and will not be happening anytime soon!

We have also loved the Room2 Playard. I love the genius, oversized design it has as well as the Room2 Twin Nursery Center. We have loved using the Room2 Playard in our living room so that we can know the babies are contained and safe while we live life alongside them being busy cooking up dinner, chasing our two-year-old or changing diapers. The Room2 Twin Nursery Center is also so sensible and well thought. You can change your baby, have your baby sleep in the bassinet portion and play in the playard area below. It has a lot of great options.

If you’re pregnant with multiples, have multiples or have multiple children that are close in age I think Joovy has some amazing options out there to make living life with multiples much more functional!

Cheers,

Heather, mom of Dax & River

Heather Fujikawa, @heatherfujikawa, website: www.heatherfujikawa.com
Photographer: Whitney Lauren Photography, @whitneylaurenphotography, website: www.whitneylaurenphoto.com

 

Thursday, 1 June 2017

A trip to NYC with the twins!

“The TwinGroove Ultralight was amazing in NYC. It helped so much because it was so easy to maneuver and was so lightweight as we took it all around the city and up and down the subway. The babies were also so comfortable because it had many options for comfort for them from the canopies to shield them from the 90-degree day in Central Park to be able to recline their seats back so they could nap. It also had wonderful storage below their seats that helped us cart essentials we needed throughout our day. This stroller is such a great find!”

Heather Fujikawa, @heatherfujikawa

website: www.heatherfujikawa.com

Photographer: Sarah Slack

Twins: Dax and River

Dad: Tyson

 

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Thursday, 1 June 2017

Check out how this mom.. Found Affordable, Part-Time Childcare… at the Gym

Source: How I Found Affordable, Part-Time Childcare… at the Gym

Six-month-old twins George and August Fraenkel are cared for at the Kid Zone at the Jim & Heather Gills YMCA in downtown St. Petersburg, Fla., on April 6, 2017. Sharon Steinmann/The Penny Hoarder

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