What's better than combining bath time and playtime? How about adding these bath toys in the mix. They make bathtime a breeze!
Still sorting out how to balance your new bun in the oven with an old workout routine? Well, the timing is perfect to put high-tech fitness trackers to the test to monitor safe prenatal exercises, heart rates and sleep patterns while staying healthy and fit for the next nine months (and beyond, of course!). New moms must keep moving for optimal well-being, suggests G. Thomas Ruiz, MD, OB/GYN Lead at MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center in Fountain Valley, California. "We encourage expectant women to engage in exercise or physical activity on a regular basis throughout their pregnancy," he advises. "Women who are physically active during pregnancy tend to have smaller babies, which most women who are pushing out a kid don't mind." But what about the anxieties of pregnant moms who fear the harmful effects of radiation from such devices? "There has never been a study to demonstrate that background radiation from a cell phone or a Bluetooth device has had a deleterious effect on the outcome of pregnancy," says Dr. Ruiz. "There has been no data to determine it. We do ultrasounds on a regular basis, which is sending sound energy to the baby so we can do diagnostic work, and that is at a much higher level of energy than a cell phone. It's never been shown to demonstrate harmful effects towards the baby or the pregnancy. So moms can use their trackers to their heart's content." So stay strong and count on, Mama! From Fitbit to Bellabeat, here are are our best picks to keep new moms stepping out in style.
Does wearing a matching family pajama set for the holidays just sound like something your home crew would so do? Whether it's for the holiday card, the grandparents or Instagram, this is a Christmas trend the whole clan can get behind — and then get into bed! While some families have been wearing their comfy group onesies since Halloween (think: superhero pajama sets or a family of dreamy dragons), others are just getting into the flannel pajamas mode now. We've scoured through all the family pajama set reviews out there on every site from Target to Amazon to Nordstrom and can say with confidence that these cozy Disney, Harry Potter, Rudolph and Christmas-themed sets are, well, the cat's pajamas. Shop this cozy sleepwear now.
The only thing that comes close to competing with grandma's kisses or big bear hugs from grandpa is still being small enough to climb into their laps for a cuddle and a story. This selection of sweet picture books available on Amazon celebrates the special bond between grandparents and their grandchildren by teaching little ones just how much they are loved. Below, our favorite books for grandparents to read to their grandchildren.
Stuck scrambling for a last minute Christmas gift for a kid on your list? Check out these awesome Amazon finds under $25—and if you're a Prime member, they'll ship for free in two days. Avoid the rush and long lines at stores and order these toys online instead! Make all of their holiday dreams come true on a tight schedule with a range of awesome, affordable gifts kids will love, including educational LEGO sets, collectible Hatchimal figurines, creative Pokemon toys and more.
What's worse than picking out a Christmas gift for picky tweens? Picking one out last minute! Thankfully, Amazon Prime's two-day shipping makes last minute purchases a piece of cake—and we have the whole great gift thing covered. Check out this selection of awesome, affordable last minute Christmas gifts tweens will love, from 'Star Wars' LEGO sets to mermaid-inspired sequin bags to the latest, greatest replacement for last year's fidget spinners.
Favorite teachers deserve a little something special this time of year. It could be a gift for their desk or classroom that adds a bit of flair, or even just a relaxing item they can enjoy at home. Planners, calendars and journals are always useful, as are cute and funny gifts that make them giggle. Teachers' gifts are a thoughtful way to show your appreciation for someone — including a coach, babysitter, day care staff member or nanny — who goes out of their way to care for and brighten your child's day. Check out some of top choices for teacher Christmas gifts from Amazon, Anthropologie, Uncommon Goods and more.
Moms-to-be deserve to feel sexy, too! That's why we hunted down these gorgeous pieces of maternity lingerie, from silky chemises to stunning lace maternity underwear. No more ankle-length mumus, 4-inch wide bra straps and granny panties — you've still got it, mama! Here are some of our favorite sexy, high-quality and, yes, comfortable pieces of maternity lingerie from retailers like Nordstrom, A Pea in the Pod, Motherhood Maternity and more.
It's about that time: Ice, ice baby! There's a chill in the air, the winter months are upon us and ice skating rinks across the country are opening their gates. This, of course, keeps kids busy outside with friends while parents are bustling around buying holiday gifts, readying the house for guests and more. Ice skating is not only a great sport but also one of the best outdoor activities and winter weather pastimes for families. Whether your kid is a beginner or a star athlete, a boy or a girl, a figure skater or a hockey player, or just having fun with friends at the local frozen pond, here are the coolest ice skate styles from Amazon, Target, L.L. Bean and Urban Outfitters that any kid will covet.
If you're on the hunt for the perfect ugly Christmas sweater for kids, have we got a gift for you! From dinosaurs to reindeers to the beloved Grinch, we've rounded up the weirdest, funniest holiday sweaters for babies, toddlers and big kids. Shop some of our favorite ugly finds for your little cutie below.
Create gorgeous geometric art with Klutz's meticulously-designed gears and book of draw-right-on-'em pages. Translucent gears and ...rubber feet on the frame were engineered for maximum ease of use. Updated project ideas and a six-color quick-switch pen inspire stunning rainbow-bright spirals. Now packaged with tons of workspace and storage - perfectly sized for a zillion and one spirals. read more
Excerpt from Prudent PriscillaAunt Jolly is very particular too about dreams. She says, in the first place, to talk of dreams sugg...ests a state of déshabille in which no gentlewoman would wish others to picture her.Particularly does she dislike my banana dream, which was that I addressed a meeting on behalf of a society in which I was interested and made the follow ing speech: Ladies and Gentlemen, there is a crying need for the organisation of labour bureaux to meet the demands of that vast multitude of unemployed ba nanas, who are mostly widows with jaundice.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
Excerpt from A Broken Lily, Vol. 1 of 3No, not altogether, because it is a guilty one. I ought to work more amongst my people, and... I ought to find out what it is to live just on my income, and not always be living on you; and hesitating.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. read more
The Twins are curious about what certain body parts do and why? With neither of them knowing, they ask the two people that know ev...erything... Mommy and Daddy! Join the twins in this interactive and fun children's learning of the human body and it's functions! read more
This is a collection of all six books. Follow Lucy on her adventures. The Adventures of Lucy Lou: 1. Lucy Lou's Ghost Secret 2. Lu...cy Lou and the Handicapped Pumpkin 3. Lucy Lou Lost in the Woods 4. Lucy Lou's Easter Gift 5. Lucy Lou's Ghost Gets A Name 6. Lucy Lou Meets the Bully read more
The first thrilling installment in Enid Blyton's Adventure series For Philip, Dinah, Lucy-Ann, Jack, and Kiki the parrot, the summ...er holidays in Cornwall are everything they'd hoped for, until they begin to realize that something very sinister is taking place on the mysterious Isle of Gloom—where a dangerous adventure awaits them in the abandoned copper mines and secret tunnels beneath the sea. read more
The Life of a Bear: His Birth, Education and Adventure
Austyn is back, and she's ready for a new adventure! Last time, her imagination took us back to Dino Land. This time, Austyn, QT B...ear, Marley, Greyson, and Jenna go on an adventure that's literally out of this world! read more
The classic graphic novel. Investigating a mysterious plane crash, Tintin discovers he's onto something big! The case leads Tintin... to Scotland, where he learns of a monster that stalks a lonely island. read more
The Adventures of Duck Poo Island is simply a story about two best friends who vowed to stay friends despite the odds and the prom...ises to divide them. Friendship is a precious gift and loyalty is an obligation. Adam and Andy firmly believe in courage and accountability. They believe in standing up for justice and owning up to their own mistakes. Adam and Andy are wise beyond their years. We all could take a page out of their book. (No pun intended.) read more
Based on a true story, "The Adventures of Max & Lou" is a collection of short stories about a young boy and his dog. "The Best Bir...thday Surprise" is the first release of the growing series. This book shares the fun of birthdays, the excitement of surprises and the joy of growing up with a pet. read more
A little gosling discovers joy and adventure as she journeys through the stages of life. This delightful tale, told through poetr...y, vibrant illustrations and imaginative, musical pieces, captures the gosling’s wonder and enchantment along the way. Music lessons for the eight music pieces of the same page and are simple and fun to understand for young and adults alike. read more
Ernest Horningway, a big city rhinoceros, has discovered a terrible truth. His wild cousins in Africa and hundreds of other animal... species, are being wiped out by international poaching gangs. Ernest makes a brave decision: he will leave behind his comfortable home and travel to the wild savannahs of Africa to meet his cousins...and hopefully find a way to save them! read more
Laura Bell, a young girl teased in school, pleads to her mother for comfort. Her mother describes the great adventures and the bea...uty she sees in Laura Bell's future. Laura Bell catches a glimpse of why she is special and the amazing life she has in store. read more
When thieves raid the house of a neighbour, Emily, Jack and Scott are ready to investigate. But, strangely, the neighbour doesn't ...seem to want the thieves to be caught! The burglars didn't escape with much this time but could the raid be connected to a much older crime involving millions of pounds? read more
Tre Goes Swimming is the first book in a series titled, "The Adventures of a Little Boy Named Tre." The books are about a proud li...ttle boy with a gap in his teeth who loves to eat sandwiches and chips. He wakes up each morning not knowing exactly how the day will go. In this particular book, he goes to the pool with his mother. He talks about swimming and water safety. Come along for the ride and join Tre on his adventures! read more
Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift the dog search for a missing prince who's been taken hostage in the 11th adventure of the series.
When Scott, Jack and Emily rescue a drowning man from the waves they are keen to hear his story, but their new friend can't rememb...er his own name, let alone how he came to be stranded at sea! Who is the mystery man? Why did he come to Castle Key? And was his drowning an accident - or attempted murder? read more
When the famous whistling caves fall silent and treasure goes missing from the castle on the cliffs, Scott, Jack, Emily and Drift ...the dog try to solve the mystery. read more
A game of hide and seek in the old Castle Key lighthouse during a violent thunder storm leads to an amazing discovery, a tattered ...old treasure map! Scott, Jack and Emily can't wait to search for the hidden gold but first they must solve the clues to uncover its secret hiding place. read more
How to Teach a Frog to Sing is about the wild adventures of Reggie the Rocket Frog who lives all alone in a little pond deep in th...e forest who never learned how to sing. In his travels to find someone to teach him so that he may find a special friend, he comes to realize that trusting the wrong animals can get you into a lot of trouble! From tigers to snakes, nothing is going to stop him. Reggie is determined to learn and this is his story… read more
Now that the King of England has called her a pirate and put a price on her head, Jacky Faber has no choice but to stay out of sig...ht. Hoping for a safe hiding place, she returns to the Lawson Peabody School for Young Girls in Boston, but the calm doesn't last long. On a class field trip to Boston Harbor, the girls are abducted and forced into the hold of the Bloodhound, a ship bound for the slave markets on the Barbary Coast where they will be put up on the auction block and sold into Arab harems. Jacky wouldn't dream of going down without a fight, but the delicate Lawson Peabody girls are in over their heads. Although Jacky will use anything in her arsenal to help her well-heeled classmates, she isn't so certain they will find the strength and courage needed to survive. But if she can convince them to trade petticoats and propriety for her daring escape plan, the girls just might become their own rescuers. read more
Illustrated by A. W. Cooper
This book tells the adventure of a little wolf pup named Wolfy. It talks about his family and his sweet friends. It captures the f...un and adventure of a narrow escape (Wolfy has an almost-deadly rattlesnake bite) while instilling the deep Christian values and beauty of the gospel of Christ. read more
Grandpa Dachshund tells his seven grand puppies about the adventures of Tiller, the dachshund who loves to sail, and Turnbuckle, t...he calico cat who saves his life. Tiller sails his boat, Dogspeed, down the Chesapeake Bay to St. Simons Island, Georgia. That's when the accident happens, and Turnbuckle must swim to Tiller's rescue. She and Tiller become friends, but trouble follows when Dogspeed disappears. The two set out on a quest to find the missing boat, but Tiller gets lost and encounters a man-eating alligator and two wacky seagulls. Things go from bad to worse when Tiller is captured by a gang of parrot pirates. He must find a way to escape if he is ever going to find Dogspeed, but Tiller is in for a big surprise! read more
A mysterious package from a departed friend leads to mystery on a volcanic island halfway around the world in this, the third adve...nture in the "Edgar Font's Hunt for a House to Haunt" series. Once again, the Fonts must rely on their individual talents and what they learn from a cast of new characters to out smart a foe from Grandpa Edgar's past and locate an Egyptian treasure buried behind a one-armed pirate's maze of traps and misdirection. read more