You need a PUNK this Holiday! #tech

I received the Sol Republic PUNK to facilitate this review.

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My girls and I love music.  In fact, we listen to so much together, most of it in the car when we are traveling, that we have a sort of mental “life background” list running between the four of us.  We know what song we heard for the first time in a certain city, we know what song Emory, the 5 year old, knows all the words to and loves to sing, we know which songs aren’t appropriate for little girls to listen to on the radio, and can pick them all out by the first 3 or 4 bars. 

We also love to throw impromptu sidewalk dance parties~ or impromptu kitchen dance parties, impromptu living room dance parties, etc.  You get the picture!  One of the things that it’s imperative that we have on hand is a good speaker because sidewalk dance parties aren’t any fun if no one can hear the music coming from the phone!

Now, we don’t have to worry about it~ because we’re now hardcore PUNKers!  The Sol Republic PUNK is a hand held portable Bluetooth speaker that packs a LOT of sound.  It’s also water, shock, and dust-resistant, which means that it’s child-resistant, too!  We all like to think that we’re going to get a toy that’s just for our use, but the reality is that a little person will eventually get a hold of it~ and use it hard.  The PUNK is made to be used hard!

I LOVE our PUNK!  It’s wireless so I can carry it all over the apartment and the Bluetooth reaches about 60 ft, which is enough space that it can be toted from one end of our apartment to the other.  The battery lasts 8 hours which is more than I will last during a dance party so we’re good to go there!  In fact, that’s about 50% more than other speakers it’s size.

Pumping nearly twice the power than any other wireless speaker this small, PUNK maintains SOL REPUBLIC’s signature sound with accurate, even sound and bass that’s so deep you can feel it.

But, you don’t have to use this speaker wirelessly if Bluetooth isn’t an option.

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PUNK comes with a 3.5mm line-in, line-out cable for use with your computer, another PUNK speaker, your car stereo, or your cell phone.

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Big buttons on the side of the PUNK are raised in the covering so there is no way for the crumbs from the bottom of your bag to get embedded in them.  They’re easy to use and see so don’t worry about tiny buttons that are a pain to use.

This Holiday Season, put the Sol Republic PUNK in the stocking of every music lover on your list!

 

BUY IT: You can buy the Sol Republic PUNK at Best Buy or on the Sol Republic site!

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WIN IT: One of you will win your very own Sol Republic PUNK! {You don’t get to pick the color, though!}

 

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HGF was not paid for this post.  We were provided with a product to review and have provided our honest opinion.  Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies here.  U.S only except where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Giveaway starts at the moment of the posting of this article and will run until December 6, 2014 at 11:59PM! The prize is a SOL Republic PUNK speaker with a total retail value of Seventy dollars {$70}  All prizes will be awarded. A list of winners will be available after 3/10/2015 by writing MomToSprouts {at} yahoo {dot} com. All prizes are awarded and forwarded to the winner by the sponsor; in this case, a HGF. Please see Official Rules for more details.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

 

 

 

 

It’s Time to VOTE for Your Favorite Frozen Sing-A-Long! @Kohls #FrozenFriday #sponsored #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Kohl’s. I received Kohl’s gift cards to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating.

 

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For a month now, I have been bugging you about the Kohl’s & Disney Frozen “Sing Your Heart Out” contest!  Remember that the winner will have the video of them singing played on the AMA’s during a Kohl’s Holiday Commercial?  It’s time!  It’s finally time!

Disney has viewed all the entries and picked the 10 best to be finalists.  Of these 10, only 1 will win!  And how do they choose a winner?  Well, they don’t~ YOU DO!  You vote for your favorite and get your friends and family to do the same!

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Then, you simply tune onto the AMA’s at 8 PM on ABC to see if your favorite won!  It’s that simple!  Voting goes until Sunday, November 23 at 9:30 PM!  You still have plenty of time to vote!

All 10 finalists got together and made of video of them singing “Let It Go,” too!

 

Don’t forget that Kohl’s is still the place to get your Disney’s Frozen Holiday gifts!  We were sent a fun box of Frozen themed products from Kohl’s and Emory LOVED the surprise!  We had no idea what was coming but I have to say that Kohl’s did a fantastic job of picking out things that a 5 year old girl would love.

Her favorite was the Disney Frozen Elsa Musical Light-Up Dress!  It is so pretty!  We saw a little girl with this on while we were trick-or-treating this year and she caught the eye of everyone.  She looked so precious!

She will be a twirling queen in this Disney Frozen Elsa short-sleeved, light-up dress, featuring sparkling fabric with a snowflake print.

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Emory looks just as precious in her dress!!  She loves that it lights up but her favorite part is that it plays music!  I’ll be sitting in the living room and I’ll hear “Let it goooooooo!” and know that, once again, Emory is playing with her dress.  This is a must have for any Elsa lover this Holiday Season.

In the picture, you can see that she is also wearing a necklace.  You need to go check these out in the store because they’re heavier duty than they look.

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So, GO VOTE and then run to Kohl’s and check out all their awesome Kohl’s Holiday Gifts!

 

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Kohl’s. I received Kohl’s gift cards to facilitate this review and a thank you item for participating.

 

 

Try @Ozobot For #STEM Gift Giving #tech

I received an Ozobot to facilitate this review.

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Before we start, I need to tell you a little back story.  My dad is a total tech geek.  He just retired as the computer guy from a local school district and computers have been his entire life.  I remember sitting on his lap as a child while he wrote C:\\ to command our first computer.  He has been writing code since the dawn of time and actually likes to do it.  His current hobbies include making his own circuit boards and writing code to program them to do certain things~ mostly things with LED lights~ because you can’t be a proper tech geek and not be obsessed with LED lights, apparently.  It’s important to know this because it plays into this review.

When I was asked to review the Ozobot, I knew that this would be a perfect toy for my dad.  He loves when I send him random stuff to review and he has so much fun with it.  He takes so much pride in really picking apart the item and telling me, in great geek-detail, what he thinks.  So, I sent over this Ozobot and let him have a few days with it. 

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Ozobot is a small game robot that teaches very basic coding in a way that beginners in STEM can understand. 

I teach you code language, robotic behavior and deductive reasoning while effortlessly playing on multi-dimensional environments.

This happens through the drawing of tracks that the Ozobot reads and responds to.  Now, my dad explained all of this to me in technical terms that my brain is too full to handle right now, but this is what I got out of it:

Your Ozobot reads and responds to colored lines and colored “codes”.  It comes with some pre-drawn cards that you simply set up and let the Ozobot run.  This is an example of the cards that you can put into a track and let the Ozobot run. 

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Each color gives the ‘Bot a different command. And, do you notice the “intersections” in the middle of the plain black lines?  Well, those are the codes that tell the Ozobot what to do.

Codes… are color sequences made of two, three or four color dots in a row located directly on a path

This video gives a quick overview of how they work.  Notice the blue, red, blue makes the ‘Bot spin and go back the way it came?

That means that the CODE to make the ‘Bot spin is blue, red, blue.  There, you just WROTE ROBOT CODE!  How awesome is that?!

Ozobot is uniquely designed to communicate the most basic levels of robotic behavior to sequential programming and complex algorithms, skills that are necessary to excel in todays world.

Now, don’t think that Ozobot is just this~ drawings on a paper and a little robot that follows the scribbles.  There are many more things that you can do. 

There are also several apps that you can download from Google Play or the App Store onto your tablet.  There are a few different kinds that use your Ozobot in different ways.

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The Ozobot site offers a Gamezone that allows you to print more game designs or to draw your own game.  One of the games, Brain Teasers sets YOU up to solve mazes with the correct code. 

Tactics, logic, memory… Challenge your intellect as you combine colors to navigate mazes, solve puzzles or deploy strategic actions, moving swiftly in the first two levels of Ozobot’s new BrainTeasers!

So, again, it’s not just your ‘Bot running around on paper, there is an actual intelligent component.

Well, with all that being said, what does the tech geek dad think?

Overall, his response was pretty positive.  He thinks that it’s a great product for younger kids {think 8 +} or kids that haven’t had any introduction to coding.  He says that the Ozobot works best when calibrated before each use.  Writing tracks was a little tough and has a learning curve, he said.  They have to be written in just the right thickness and it takes some practice.  He says the idea of being able to write big tracks is great, but that you need access to butcher paper and that’s not something most kids have access to~ unless they’re at school.  He also said that the ‘Bot tends to get confused from time to time even if the track is perfect.  I watched our little ‘Bot try to make a run for it and jump over the cliff that is my dad’s computer desk. 

Another thing that he thought is that, in order to get the full use of your Ozobot, you need to have two ‘Bots.  Honestly, buy the double pack~ even if you’re only buying for one child.  The interaction of the two ‘Bots seems to be the way to get the most out of them.

So. there you have it.  For $50, you can easily introduce your child to coding.  That is definitely a win. 

 

BUY IT:  You can buy the Ozobot for $50 on their site.  A double pack is $100.

 

 

HGF was not paid for this post. We were provided with the product mentioned and we have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

 

 

 

#LeapTV an Educational and interactive gaming system that gets kids learning and MOVING!

DISCLOSURE: We received product in order to facilitate this post. 

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LeapFrog has been a long time trusted company for providing children with fun, interactive, and incredibly educational products! Every year they come out with hot new products that continue to make learning fun, and now………MOBILE! I knew they had big initiatives to get more children active when we got the chance to review their new LeapBands, but the new LeapTV is even better than I had imagined! 

Designed for ages 3-8, the LeapTV gets kids minds AND bodies moving with an all new gaming system that sets education into motion! This system has multiple ways to play and builds up core subjects like mathematics, science, reading, and problem solving. The LeapTV uses a motion sensor to place your child on the screen and moving to the learning. The ergonomical controller fits perfect in small hands and can be used as a pointer or as a classic controller! 

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We had the chance to have friends over for a #LeapTV playdate and the kids never stopped moving! What’s sooooo great about the LeapTV is that it has something for each stage of development! The audio controls are great for pre-readers~ and the games are easy to navigate so you won’t hear “MOM, come help me please!. LeapTV has great games out already like Sports and Dance & Learn, that are grow with your child from basic skills to more advance skills! LeapFrog plans to release 100′s of new games for the LeapTV with some of children’s favorite characters like Spiderman and Princess Sofia~ so the fun will never end! 

This was their response to their first game! I am soooo glad I was there to catch this! 

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The motion sensing is by far the best part! My daughter is not all that great with the controller, so the motion aspect was the perfect solution for her! The games work off of your motions, and they encourage you to jump, point, swing, sway, and wiggle! 

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What little girl doesn’t enjoy seeing herself on the TV! 

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Many of the games feature multiple players which is great for large families like ours. This also helps the children learn the much needed virtue of patience! 

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It is great to have a video game system in the house that my little ones can enjoy! We have a 9 yr old who loves his “video games time”, but the littler ones can’t grasp even the easy games. The LeapTV gives them the enjoyment of their OWN gaming system, and I can rest easy knowing they are learning at the same time! LeapFrog’s LeapTV will be a HOT toy this holiday season so watch for great deals and scoop it up quick! 

Be ahead of the game and be first to know of deals and promotions by connecting with LeapFrog on:

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BUY IT: The new LeapFrog LeapTV is available for $149 everywhere! 

 

 DISCLAIMER: I was not paid for this post. I received product in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are of our own. 

Powerslayer by @Velvetwire~ Charge Your Devices Safely #tech

I was sent a Powerslayer to facilitate this review.

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I have SO many devices that need to be charged.  Like, seriously, everything that I use the most comes with a USB and needs regular rejuicing by being plugged into an outlet.  I never thought about it, but there is a lot of money that I regularly stick into my wall.  Maybe I should be protecting my investments more…

Powerslayer by VelvetWire is a charger that is billed as:

the most efficient way to charge a mobile device, eliminate energy waste and improve lifetime battery performance

Not to be confusing, the Powerslayer is not a portable charger, in fact, it is the piece that you plug into the wall~ that you then plug the USB into.  It’s the Cadillac of wall chargers, actually.

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What sets the Powerslayer apart isn’t just it’s size.  It is also the fact that it’s so much more than just something else that charges your stuff.  For starters, it’s UL certified and has a built-in surge protector.  I have never thought that I need to protect my cell phone from a power surge, but, of course I do!  I need to be ready for something like that because I live in an older house and who knows what the electric is really like behind these walls.  It also PREVENTS DEVICE OVERHEATING with continuous temperature monitoring.  I know this was a big concern not too long ago when phones were overheating and even catching on fire!  I’ve also noticed that my phone will get hot when charging, prompting me to shut it off completely.  Now, my Powerslayer will monitor the temperature of my phone and stop sending power to it if it gets too hot!  I absolutely love this idea!

Don’t worry about unplugging your Powerslayer, either!  It is made with a microprocessor that turns the whole charger off automatically when your device is done charging.  This not only protects the battery life of your device, but it means that you can plug something in a leave the house with a clear conscience.  No overcharging and no pulling of power for no reason! 

 

The Powerslayer works internationally and there is an available travel case.  Velvet wire also offers a tabgle-free, braided wire Lightning Connector {Compatible with iPhone 5|5s|5c|6|6 Plus, iPad Air & Mini, and 5th generation iPod Touch} or a micro USB Connector {Compatible with most Android phones, e-Readers, and other electronics} each are available in 1 or 2 meter lengths.

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The Powerslayer by Velvetwire is perfect for all the techies on your list this holiday season!

 

BUY IT: You can buy the Powerslayer on the Velvetwire site for $39.

 

HGF was not paid for this post. We were provided with the product mentioned and we have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

 

 

 

Libre Tea’s Loose Leaf Tea Glass & #TMoment’s

I was given the Libre Tea Glass mentioned below to facilitate this review.

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We all know that we should be drinking more water than anything else in order to have a healthy body.  However, tea is also known to be a beneficial addition to your diet.  According to WebMD,

It’s pretty well established that the compounds in tea – their flavonoids – are good for the heart and may reduce cancer.

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The girls and I drink a lot of tea during the winter.  It’s a quick way to warm up and has a great taste.  We love to sit on our kitchen floor and share a pot at night but we also like it on-the-go!  Now, you obviously can’t bring your favorite tea cup and saucer in the car and, thanks to Libre Tea, you don’t even have to attempt it!

The new Libre Tea Loose Leaf Tea Glass is top quality!  Of course, the plastic is BPA-free and has a double walled canister~ plastic on the outside and glass on the inside.  I LOVE this feature because that means that your high temp water never comes in contact with plastic.

This leak resistant cup includes a lid and a removable stainless steel filter.  The removable filter is a great feature because if you don’t need it, it won’t be in your way!

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To use mine, I put the tea in the filter, the hot water in the canister, screwed the lid on tightly, and turned the while bottle upside down for several minutes.  Then, I removed the filter and was able to drink my tea directly from the cup!

You can also put the loose leaf tea directly into the water and then drink through the filter.  It is up to you how you want to best enjoy your #TMoment!  Check out their You Tube video for better instructions:

 

So, what is your Libre Tea Moment?

BUY IT: You can buy the loose leaf tea glass for about $27 on the Libre site!

 

 

HGF was not paid for this post. We were provided with the tumbler mentioned and we have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.
 

 

 

GoodNites* TRU-FIT* ~ REAL Underwear for a real problem

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites* TRU-FIT*.

 

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It is estimated that 1 in 6 children in the U.S between 4-12 suffer from nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting), which can cause some children to have fear, anxiety, and embarrassment.  My daughter at 5 years old falls into that 1 in 6 statistic. We had thought in the beginning that it was just part of her age and maturity, but at 4 years old it was becoming a daily problem and a REAL problem. Changing the sheets every morning was just the part of the process, not the problem. The problem was she was waking up in the night to change her clothes, and then hiding the clothes. As a very independent child, she felt defeated by something she couldn’t control. She daily reminded me that she was a “BIG GIRL!!”

We tried conventional diapers, cloth diapers, and many night time diapering products but nothing quite worked. Diapers were too scratchy and “babyish” and cloth diapers were not absorbent enough for her heavy wetting. After many months and many products, we were happy to see that Target was carrying a great new product that was going to be the PERFECT solution for my daughter. 

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Goodnites* TRU-FIT* are real cotton underwear that are completely machine washable and feature absorbent, disposable inserts. The cotton underwear comes in many sizes, colors, and patterns! They are super soft and comfortable to wear (says my daughter). I love that the patterns and colors are modern and appear as just “regular” underwear so I didn’t need to convince her to wear them.  I introduced them to her, and she smiled ear to ear. 

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But the secret lies on the inside. The Goodnites* TRU-FIT* underwear has a pocket inside that holds an absorbent insert. The insert has a 6 layer absorbent technology, which equates to dry pajamas and dry bed sheets. Each morning the insert if simply tossed in the garbage, and if wet the underwear can be machine washed. 

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The Goodnites* TRU-FIT* system has given her confidence, less worries, and better sleep! She is no longer waking up in the middle of the night to change her clothes or because she is wet and cold. She is no longer needing to shower at 6 am, and I am no longer changing sheets everyday (AMEN FOR LESS LAUNDRY!). She goes to bed peacefully and wakes up smiling! 

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We started out with 2 starter packs of Goodnites* TRU-FIT* which are conveniently located at Target. Right now, you can snag a great $2 off Goodnites* TRU-FIT* coupon to help get you started! If you would like more information on bedwetting, I encourage you to visit www.Goodnites.com and/or follow GoodNites® Facebook page for advice from trusted experts. 

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of GoodNites* TRU-FIT*.

Groovy Girls Dolls~ for the grooviest of girls! #Giveaway #HolidayGiftGuide

Disclaimer: I received the Groovy Girls Dools mentioned in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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Little girls just LOVE to play with baby dolls~ it brings out their nurturing side and allows them to play independently. I greatly prefer babies that are loveable, huggable, and allow for tons of room for imaginative play. Groovy Girls Dolls are just that! Groovy Dolls are ” soft fashion dolls that inspire girls to celebrate personal style, diversity, and the power of friendship! “.  Groovy Girls feature adorable dolls in the best little outfits! 

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Did you see that adorable little boy doll- Asher? I think it is soo important for little boys to play with dolls as it instills a soft gentle spirit in them- and Asher is just adorable! My daughter is in a “wing” stage, where she wants everything and anything that has wings. She was immediately drawn to Lana Ladybug, and has been fluttering around with her ever since! 

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Groovy Girls have soooo many fashion options and choices of accessories! Your little one will love cuddling with their Groovy Girls Dolls

BUY IT: Groovy Girls are available starting at $15.00. 

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Enter to win a $25 Gift Card for Groovy Girls! 

 

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HGF was not paid for this post. We were provided with the dolls mentioned and we have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  By entering this contest, you certify that you are 18 years old or older and that you have read and agree with the rules, our giveaway policy and disclosure. U.S only except where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Giveaway starts at the moment of the posting of this article and will run until December 1, 2014 at 11:59PM! The prize is a $25 GC to Groovy Girls as listed above with an approximate total retail value of $25. All prizes will be awarded. A list of winners will be available after 12/31/2014 by writing MomToSprouts {at} yahoo {dot} com. All prizes are awarded and forwarded to the winner by the sponsor; in this case, a PR Company. Please see Official Rules for more details.We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.
 

 

#ReadytoPotty with the new Kolcraft Select a Seat~ Review and #Giveaway

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Kolcraft is always coming out with great new products that make parenting easier! I have trusted Kolcraft for high quality children’s products through every stage of development with my children. We are mid potty training and it has been a ROUGH journey to say the list. My 2 yr daughter is soooo stubborn and refuses to do things anyway but her’s. My first 3 children potty trained without any trouble, and mainly on their own. I feel like I am a new Mom again with no prior knowledge! I do know that she is different from them in many ways, and since she has older siblings she desires to be JUST like them! While the others LOVED their little individual potty seats, she wants to be on the big seat since that’s what everyone else does! Kolcraft to the rescue! 

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Kolcraft has a wide selection of potty training seats but only one was PERFECT for my 2 yr old’s need for independence! Kolcraft has a great Child & Adult Combination toilet seat that replaces your existing seat. It is easy to install with just 2 bolts! The seats are cushioned for comfort~ and the toddler ring just pushes up out of the way for the adults! 

Check out the cute print for the childs ring! 

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My toddler has the great opportunity to grow up with 3 older siblings- which is both a good and a bad thing! Good thing is she WANTS to be independent and do everything the way they do………….bad thing is she wants to do everything the way they do even if she is too little. The new Kolcraft Child & Adult combo toilet seat is a great solution to this problem, as it offers her the chance to be on the big seat :) 

Book in hand and everything. 

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 She has been #ReadytoPotty for a while now and this was just what she needed in order to be successful! If your little isnt quite ready for the big seat, Kolcraft has a great selection of toddler potties including the adorable Sesame Street Abby Cadabby Magical Potty Seat! Need some potty training tips- check out#Readtopotty on Twitter for tips and tricks! 

BUY IT: Kolcraft Adult and Toddler Combination Toilet seat is $20.00! Take note: This seat is ONLY compatible with round toilet bowls- this will NOT fit an oblong toilet. 

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 ENTER TO WIN A SEAT OF YOUR OWN!! 

 

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HGF was not paid for this post. We have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  By entering this contest, you certify that you are 18 years old or older and that you have read and agree with the rules, our giveaway policy and disclosure. U.S only except where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary. Giveaway starts at the moment of the posting of this article and will run until November 28, 2014 at 11:59PM! The prize is the Kolcraft seat listed above with an approximate total retail value of  20$. All prizes will be awarded. A list of winners will be available after 12/31/2014 by writing MomToSprouts {at} yahoo {dot} com. All prizes are awarded and forwarded to the winner by the sponsor; in this case, a PR Company. Please see Official Rules for more details.We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising

Everyone on Your List Needs a Zerowater Filter Tumbler! #HolidayGiftGuide

I received a Zerowater tumbler to facilitate this review.

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You know that we travel a lot.  I mean, it’s what HGF does.  One thing that all this traveling has taught me is how to save money.  You simply can’t pull out your wallet for every little whim when you’re away from the house as much as we are.  One thing that I do is bring bottled water with us so we’re not stopping at the store every time someone is thirsty.  Not only do cases of water bottles take up a lot of room in the car, they also take up room in the landfills and recycling isn’t always easy while on the road.  Thankfully, there is an alternative!  Filtered water tumblers. 

Zerowater makes one of my favorite filtered water tumblers.  I love Zerowater because they use a 5-stage filter that means that they’re 99.6% effective against all dissolved solids & flouride.  Do you know what TDS is?  It’s total dissolved solids in water. 

TDS in drinking-water originate from natural sources, sewage, urban run-off, industrial wastewater, and chemicals used in the water treatment process, and the nature of the piping or hardware used to convey the water, i.e., the plumbing. {source}

According to Safewater.com, excellent water has less than 300 mg/l of TDS.  With Zerowater, you get 000 TDS!  There is a big difference of the TDS in bottled water when tested independently, but none of them are 000 TDS!  Check out this test Eating Great did and see what they found in bottle water.

Simply put, you can put any potable water in your Zerowater tumbler and you can drink with a clear mind.  And when you’re on the move, this is such a great thing!  Honestly, you can fill up at the gasa station bathroom sink and drink knowing that you’re drinking less TDS than bottled water.

One of the BEST feature of Zerowater is their COLOR CHANGE filters!  No more guessing if you need to change your filter or trying to remember if it’s been 3 months since the last change, Zerowater will let you know.

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Pro Travel Tip:  As long as you take your Zerowater tumbler empty through airport security, you can fill it on the other side and bring it on the plane! 

So, grab a few Zerowater tumblers for those on your Holiday list!

 

BUY IT: You can buy Zerowater products at these retailers.  Prices vary.

 

HGF was not paid for this post. We were provided with the tumbler mentioned and we have provided our honest opinion. Thank you to the sponsoring company for working with HGF. You can view our complete PR policies.  We are disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commissions 16 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.