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Nugget Couch Review: Should you get one?

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The Nugget is currently one of the hottest kids’ products on the market.  It appeals to all ages – babies, toddlers, younger and older kids, and even adults.  It became so popular, that it spent most of 2020 sold out.  Every time it would come back in stock it would sell out in seconds (which prompted us to write an …

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7 Super Cute and Easy Valentine’s Day Crafts for Preschoolers in 2021

It’s that time of year again.  You’ve spent years dealing with Valentine’s Day with your significant other – some people love it, some people feel it’s just a Hallmark holiday excuse for buying cards and flowers. And then, eventually, your kids enter this world. And they have to do Valentine’s Day too.   I may be a little cynical at times …

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Custom Nugget Covers for your Nugget Couch: Where to Find Them

If you're looking beyond standard colors for your Nugget couch, we've tracked down some custom Nugget covers; check out these cool designs!

If you’ve been lucky enough to snag a Nugget couch, you might find yourself wondering about what you can do to enhance your Nugget play experience. We’ve written at length about various Nugget accessories, but what if you want to make some changes to the way your Nugget looks? The company that makes the Nugget does sell extra cover sets, and …

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Best Snakes for Kids to Keep as Pets

I read somewhere recently that non-furry pets were becoming more popular again with kids, so I started doing some research around which types of pets are recommended (mostly reptiles).  For this post, I’ve decided to focus on the best snakes for kids to keep as pets, because snakes are often a pretty polarizing reptile.  Some are poisonous and life-threatening; others …

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20+ Quiet Activities for Preschoolers (a must have list for parents)

Peace and quiet…something all parents can appreciate. When you have a preschool-aged child running around, however, those moments are few and far between. Some kids are non-stop until bedtime. While it’s tempting to sit them down to watch TV or a movie – and don’t get me wrong, that’s a good idea sometimes – it’s nice to find something a …

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The Best Snoo Alternatives and Knockoffs (more affordable bassinets)

Sleep is precious.  And if your baby isn’t getting it, neither are you. It’s one of the reasons some people are willing to shell out nearly $1,500 for a bassinet (the Snoo) that supposedly helps your baby sleep better. I’ve tried the Snoo – we rented it for a month when our 3 month old would only nap in our …

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8 Kids Homeschool Desk Ideas to Make Remote Learning More Effective

With many of us stuck either homeschooling our kids or putting them in an at-home, remote/virtual learning environment, the home learning space has never been more important. Today we’re going to tackle kids homeschool desk ideas; after all, this is where the learning happens.  (If you’re looking for an overall room setup, check out the post we did on homeschool …

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10 Awesome Homeschool Room Design Ideas for Remote/Virtual Learning

More than ever before, many parents are faced with a situation where their children will be learning from home, as so many schools temporarily shift to a virtual learning model. And if you’re in this situation, you may find yourself looking into homeschool room design ideas. There’s no way to sugarcoat it: this is a tough situation for so many …

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11 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Boy in 2020

Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you haven’t yet figured out what your little one is going to wear, you’d better do it soon! When your child is just a baby, Halloween really serves three purposes: 1) You get to admire how cute your baby is in a costume. 2) You get to take lots of …

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First Time Dad Tips: 10 Things You Should Know

Becoming a dad for the first time is pretty scary. Every day you find yourself facing issues you’ve never dealt with before. And not only are you dealing with a new child, but likely a new mother as well (I think most mothers would agree that this adds a layer of complexity to the father’s experience). The good thing is, …

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