Category: product reviews

rocking hannukah

astronautwatch

The first night, I blew his little mind. With this: Child’s Astronaut Writst Watch I paid around $11 for it at one of our favorite haunts, the Lawrence Hall of Science. You can follow the link posted above and get…

giving props to my peeps

My husband Scott does a lot of cool things. Many years ago, he founded, and designed and redesigned the heck out of, this: Mego Museum And then his toy-loving brain thought up this: Dida Displays More recently, a Lost obsession…

wanting

What I want for my birthday or sooner: Amazon link: Nikon D7000 16.2MP DX-Format CMOS Digital SLR with 3.0-Inch LCD and 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 AF-S DX VR ED Nikkor Lens What Jonah would like for my birthday, or sooner: Company website…

the third rail

So, first we had no rail to prevent him from rolling out of bed. Then we had the Pilates bolster which sort of worked though it looked dicey at best and he was quite crowded in there, what with having…

my what-not-to-wear moment-ish

I got to try on some clothes with a stylist and write a review about it. Check it out: Style Me Up @ The Calm Before The Stork Dot Com Reviews Oh, and if you go read it and comment…

violin and keyboard redux, and cr*p

It is important to note, especially for those who may be fearing for our sanity, that Jonah has progressed past Mary Had a Little Lamb to an appreciation of all seven pre-recorded songs on his WinFun Concert Master Violin. I…

we have entered the era of the noisy toy

Some mothers are assiduous about avoiding plastic. Others diligently acquire intelligence boosting toys like black-and-white everything and Baby Einstein (when that was, you know, the thing). I’d managed, up to now, to avoid toys that would emit sounds that make…