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Great Toddler Activities in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Great Toddler Activities in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho offers the best of two worlds, it feels like a safe small town but there’s always something for families to do. Here are some of our favorite toddler activities in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Top Product Family Awards – Iksplor Adventure Blanket & Swaddle

Top Product Family Awards – Iksplor Adventure Blanket & Swaddle

We are excited to highlight the Iksplor Adventure Blanket and Swaddle, winner of our Top Product Family Award! Iksplor designs everyday essentials using merino wool to inspire families to venture outdoors.

Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

Baby’s First Christmas Holiday Gift Ideas

The holidays can be especially memorable if you are also celebrating Baby’s First Christmas. Small children quickly add an extra element of wonder and excitement to family traditions. The holidays are a perfect occasion to take lots of photos and pick out some fun things that baby can use and play with. These simple and useful gift ideas for baby will be fun to unwrap and practical to use in everyday family life.
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Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway! WA & OR Shows

Disney on Ice Ticket Giveaway! WA & OR Shows

Going to Disney on Ice is a special way to spend an evening with your family! Enter to win 4 tickets to one of the Disney on Ice Mickey’s Search Party shows coming to Washington (Spokane, Everett, Kent) or Oregon (Portland).

2019 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

2019 Kids Holiday Gift Guide

Some of the best gifts for kids are educational and inspire creativity. Here are some of our tried-and-true gift ideas for kids which encourage kids to learn, be creative and play with great quality toys.

Summer Essentials – 2019 Top Product Family Awards!

Summer Essentials – 2019 Top Product Family Awards!

Summer is a great time to get outside, make some family memories and enjoy the sunshine! Our favorite summer activities include camping, going to the lake, playing games with friends and relaxing with a good book. We often need to bring along some gear on our summer adventures. Our Top Product Family Awards celebrate innovative products that enrich family life and fill a unique need or solve an important problem. These summer essentials include family games, natural sun protection, helpful hygiene basics, unique kids toys and innovative household add-ons.
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goSili Silicone Straw Cup

goSili Silicone Straw Cup

Parents know all about the struggle of finding kid-sized drinking cups that won’t spill or leak. goSili 12 oz. silicone straw cups are made with 100% European grade silicone and hold their shape thanks to an embedded stainless steel ring. Also dishwasher and microwave safe!

JAVA Skin Care Bloom Lip Duo

JAVA Skin Care Bloom Lip Duo

What’s more luscious than rose petals and exfoliating coffee grounds? Combine both of these ingredients to create a lip conditioning experience! The JAVA Skin Care Bloom Lip Duo will make you feel like you are sipping your favorite coffee in a spring rose garden.

Winter 2019 Eco Awards

Winter 2019 Eco Awards

We are excited to announce our Winter 2019 Eco Award winners! Each of these products are great Eco-friendly alternatives that meet basic needs within family life. Eco Awards product submissions are evaluated on being sustainable or natural, easy to use and having a great design.

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Andy Pandy Organics Baby Products

Andy Pandy Organics Baby Products

Andy Pandy Organics offers a line of baby products that’s inspired by love for children and our planet. These baby products are mild and made using natural formulas infused with soothing oils, plant-based ingredients and hand-harvested herbs.

ergoPouch Swaddle & Sleep Bag

ergoPouch Swaddle & Sleep Bag

The ergoPouch Cocoon Swaddle and Sleep Bag will keep your baby snug and securely swaddled without the need for complicated wrapping. This versatile swaddle is designed with a simple zip-up design. A Winter 2019 Eco Award winner!

Buttons Diapers Training Pants

Buttons Diapers Training Pants

Buttons Diapers Training Pants are designed to be simple, affordable and adorable. They have a waterproof PUL outer layer and a soft mesh inner lining with a sewn-in absorbent pad. A pocket opening at the back allows for adding an extra cotton booster for more absorbency. Buttons Diapers trainers are easy for toddlers to pull on and off on their own, making potty training easier and more successful. With 3 waist settings and 3 rise settings, they are a one-size training pant fitting babies from 15-35+ lbs. These trainers also work as swim diapers.
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Helpful Baby Basics & Natural Baby Products

Helpful Baby Basics & Natural Baby Products

These helpful baby products help with challenges such as self-soothing, secure sleep, healthy feeding and bath time routines. We know all too well, parents can use all the help they can get to enjoy and experience the new baby stage.

Super Creative Ways to Decorate Your Bathroom

Super Creative Ways to Decorate Your Bathroom

Decorating a bathroom can be one of the most challenging projects in the house. It turns out, there are many things you can do to decorate your bathroom and add your own personal touch and custom style!

Best Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Best Gift Ideas for Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is extra special when you’re celebrating a new little one. These gift ideas for baby are useful in the nursery or fun to stick in your little one’s stocking. For babies who are learning how to play, some of these gift ideas are interactive and educational. Just be warned, baby’s favorite gift may surprisingly be the gift wrapping or the box!

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