This is a new art and science magazine for 2 to 7 year olds. I'd buy this for the illustrations alone but bonus: my facination with weird child-like artwork could actually be a check in the "good parent" plus column.
I need as many as these checks as I can get people.
International subscriptions are available at Okido.
Mermaids are said to be known for their innocence. This towel is a surefire way to perpetuate the myth that little girls are all sugar and spice and everything nice. Who can argue with its rhubarb-pie sweetness?
Lovin' the hand-embroidery on this sling and the fact that this is made with organic cotton. Looks simple to use, unlike the sling I owned. I think the instruction manual for mine said that you had to throw it across the room, slam a couple of doors and sink to the floor in tears before wearing.
As a former Girl Scout, I love the idea of family camps simply as a matter of course. The great outdoors is in my blood.
You can only imagine the high-pitched squealing that took place when I stumbled upon the Jean-Michel Cousteau Family Camp. Beach front cabins, family talent shows, 'smores, tide-pool exploration with Jean-Michel and the piece de resistance: beer and wine with dinner. The ultimate family vacation in my book.
Too bad they don't give merit badges for imploding with joy. I'd be all over that.
I can pretty much get my kid to do anything if it involves counting. "Jude, eat your oatmeal." "How many bites Mama?" "Uh, 1,000?"
Works like a charm.
The only thing he loves more than counting is his current obsession with the "I Spy" book he reads on the toilet. Kid can sit there for DAYS "finding" things in that book.
In the spirit of keeping a good thing going, this book will soon be joining his collection. He will love counting the animals hidden in the luscious paintbox garden. Seriously, the illustrations in this book are eye-poppingly good. Bonus! If your kid likes plush the way mine does, you can get a little matching friend.
I can hear it now: "Mama, how many pieces of chocolate do I get if I find all the creatures?"
Jude has officially graduated out of my bed and into his toddler bed. Three and a half years of getting kicked in the ribs is finally coming to an end. Woot woot!
To celebrate, I want to reward him with new sheets. I'm trying not to feel the pressure of creating fond recollections. I don't know about you folks, but I still remember my Underdog and Marimekko sheets as a child. *sigh*
Fortunately, Pixel Organics has the good sense to use eco-friendly materials and uber hip designs. I don't know how he couldn't love these Lions, Tiger and Kitties on his bed but I suppose if he doesn't, he can tell it to his therapist. I'm sure they'll have p l e n t y to talk about.