How to Care for Baby’s Teeth #MAMSmiles Twitter Party + Giveaway

#MAMSmiles Invite

Is your baby teething? Has he sprouted a couple of teeth and wondering when you should start brushing? Have any other questions on what to do to provide natural and long-lasting relief? If you're eager to learn more about how to care for baby's new teeth, then join @MAMBaby to get some answers! @MAMBaby will be hosting a Twitter Party tonight 12/17 at 8PM ET. Simply follow @MAMBaby on Twitter and follow the #MAMSmiles hashtag to participate. Prizes include MAM toothbrushes and teethers. Also, as a Mommy's Bundle reader you can enter for a chance to win a another MAM baby oral care … [Read more...]

Activity Fire Truck for Babies & Toddlers

busy fire truck review

One of our favorite toys featured in this year's Holiday Gift Guide is the Busy Fire Truck by ALEX TOYS. The Busy Fire Truck adds a new twist to the classic wooden toy - with 8 fun colorful activities on every side. It provides fun ways to play that stimulate learning and development for both babies and toddlers, 10 months and up. Activities include rolling wheels, curvy bead maze, turning picture tiles, spinning gear, movable ladder and more! The curvy bead maze on the top of the colorful fire truck was one of their favorite activities to practice fine motor skills and hand-eye … [Read more...]

Silimap Portable Placemat: A Baby Item for Easy Traveling {Giveaway}

silimap portable placemat

There are a few baby items that you call "must-have" when traveling with little ones. The Silimap Portable Placement is one of those items. It makes eating on-the-go (especially during cold-flu season) a little less stressful. The Silimap is a fun silicone placemat and map of the United States, perfect for helping kids become familiar with all the states. One of the things we found most useful about the Silimap was it's durability. Because it is made from silicone, it stays in place  better than the standard plastic placemats made for traveling. This means it's not as easy for your … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Baby Proof Your Christmas Tree

baby-proofing christmas tree

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Huggies Little Snugglers and Latina Bloggers Connect.  With Christmas around the corner, I knew it was time to get serious about baby-proofing and toddler-proofing our Christmas tree. Little ones are so curious about the world around them. A 6-7 foot tree dazzled in lights and shiny ornaments will only attract them even more. If I learned anything from the last two years with my first son, I knew it was time to put a plan in action to keep him and my youngest son safe from danger, and keep our home Christmas-ready. Here are 5 tips to … [Read more...]

Angel Christmas Craft for Kids

Angel Christmas Craft

I love angels. They are synonymous with all that is divine. So its only fitting to include angels in a Christmas craft. Last week, I was looking to find an easy way to create a cute and simple angel that could be added to the array of Christmas crafts and decor already sitting on our mantle. So naturally, toilet paper rolls came to mind. Here's what we used to create our kid-friendly angel craft: Toilet paper roll White washable paint Glue Glitter Pipe cleaner Paper plate My toddler painted the toilet paper roll white, while I used a paper plate to cut out angel … [Read more...]

Best Shoes for Babies: pediped {Review & Giveaway}

baby pediped

Don't you just love shopping for baby shoes? There's just something about seeing adult style shoes in tiny sizes that gets me every time! Shoes are one of my favorite baby items to shop for! But it's sometimes hard to make a case for buying those shoes when baby is still growing. Sure they're cute, but are they comfortable and does baby really need them? Well when it comes to long-term foot development, the answer is YES! And that's what the pediped® brand is all about: style, comfort and optimal foot development for baby! About pediped® The brand offers more than 140 designs for … [Read more...]

An Easy Way to Add Veggies to Your Meals #EatSmartVeggies

salad

Let's face it: we all want to eat healthy...especially to model that same behavior we expect from our children. But veggies, aren't always easy to incorporate into your meals if you're a busy mom like me who always has someone to check on or something to finish around the house. There's the whole buying fresh and using within a few days to keep veggies from spoiling. You have to toss in a few other greens to get a variety of nutrients. And then you have to prep and include some flavors and dressings. So these days, I prefer easy-to-cook, semi-homemade food. Food that won't take too much … [Read more...]

Favorite Holiday Traditions to Share with Family

family traditions

This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Sears and Latina Bloggers Connect.  As a kid, Christmas was always a magical time, from the first snow sightings and bells ringing to the growing wonder of what our special gift under the tree would hold.  There were so many holiday traditions that made it special, but what I remember most were those moments that my family shared together on Christmas Eve. Mami's Sabroso Turkey First things first, one of my favorite childhood memories around Christmas was the delicious aroma of turkey roasting in the oven. My mom always makes a super … [Read more...]

Santa Christmas Craft for Toddlers

Santa Christmas Craft

We've been super crafty lately as Christmas has brought out the artistic side. My toddler loves seeing the Christmas lights on the tree and eating his "Christmas chocolate" as he calls our little advent calendar. He has also taken a particular interest in a few of the Santa figurines we have around the house. So I decided it would be only fitting to create a little Santa craft he could play with. And because I'm all about making use of the clutter around the house, I love when we can create crafts from all those paper rolls. So that's what we did! Materials Toilet paper roll Red … [Read more...]

Little Tikes Big Dog Truck Review

big dog truck toy review

Little Tikes has always been a family favorite brand. So when I was given the chance to review one of their newest toys, Big Dog Truck, as part of my Holiday Gift Guide I jumped at the opportunity. It's a hot toy this season with fun sounds and vibrant colors to stimulate the imagination and keep toddlers entertained for hours. The Big Dog Truck is a 3-in-1 toy that starts as a walker and converts to ride-on, and dump truck  -- offering tons of play options! As a busy boy, our toddler loves ride-on toys so knew this truck would be a huge hit. He takes Big Dog all around the house and … [Read more...]