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Playards Safety – Dos and Don’ts

2018-09-17T18:45:44+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Safety first. Everything else, next. Our moms probably used them for us. Back then, they were called playpens. Nowadays, we like to call them playards. Whatever be the name, playards can be extraordinarily convenient when you want to keep your baby safe while get a few things done. But there is a caveat. Of [...]

Baby toys and how to choose them

2017-09-07T15:47:04+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Just because they're toys, it doesn't mean they are all safe! Well duh! Of course not. That's just stating the obvious. We all know this. With the millions and millions of toys and games inundating the marketplace, it is inevitable that a lot of nasties are lurking there. But how often do we [...]

Playmat vs Playpen

2018-07-09T16:27:39+00:00 February 19th, 2017|

Not very long ago, a friend, who is a first time mom, wanted to know if she should get a playmat or a playpen or both. That got me thinking - is one necessarily better than the other? Or do both have their specific uses and benefits? Well, in the end, Anne, of course, [...]

A Crib or a Playard or Both?

2017-04-04T14:48:09+00:00 April 15th, 2016|

There are no hard and fast rules as to what you should buy for your baby. The only real rule applies to safety standards. Whatever choices you make, however, never, compromise on safety. Make sure that the product you buy adheres to the standards set forth by the appropriate regulatory authorities - both federal and state.