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Baby Boxes vs. Moses Baskets

Baby boxes are gaining popularity in the United States, after wide spread use in Finland.  The boxes are believed to be one of the reasons why Finland has such a low rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.    Some regulatory agencies advise caution, as discussed in this article from the NY Times - Put Your Baby In A Box - Some Experts Advise Caution.   While we do not know about Baby Boxes, we do know about Moses Baskets.   Moses Baskets are stylish, comfortable, more durable than a cardboard box and adaptable for after the baby outgrows the basket.  Our customers tell us Moses Baskets make perfect gifts. For your next baby shower, fill a basket with essentials - the...

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Blogs for Babies and Kids

Baby blogs are an excellent way to get advice and find product recommendations.  Babyccino is one such blog that does an outstanding job in presenting information for parents and their supporters.   The site is colorful, classic - but with a nice contemporary feeling and it is international.   Babyccino featured our Moses Basket in December 2016 as a baby essential.  This single listing has been viewed by countless parents.   Becoming a new parent can be quite a challenge - so many things to think about, decide, buy and prepare.  Babyccino hopes to make this easier for parents by sharing first hand information about babies, children and products.   What is your favorite Baby/Kids Blog?     

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Best Playmat Trick!

If you intend for your playmat to stay in one place, as opposed to taking it apart each time you use it, here is a great trick!   Assemble the playmat and tape the seams of the back side - turn it right side up.  Packing tape or duct tape can be used to keep the pieces together.  This avoids any potential shifting. If you are using the playmats in a higher traffic area or have an especially active toddler, having the playmat pieces affixed to each other can be useful.  Businesses who use the playmats should definitely try this.   What are your playmat tips? 

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Playmats!

Tadpoles playmats are more than just a protective surface.  Our playmats come in a variety of colors, from neutral to bright primaries.  They can be helpful in stimulating a child with bright colors or provide a muted surface.  Wood grain and solid color playmats are favorites with everyone from home hobbiests to small businesses looking for a cushioned work surface for employees.   Playmats are not just used by children and adults, but we also have many customers who buy them for their pets.  The paw print pattern is a favorite of pet owners, who want to provide a soft surface for their furry friends.   For children the ABC playmats are also educational - learning and play go hand in...

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Moses Baskets

Tadpoles Moses Basket Cable Knit NaturalTadpoles Moses Baskets are timeless, with similar baskets having been used for thousands of years.  It is a convenient place to provide a portable bed for baby without taking up a lot of room.  They are a stylish way of giving your baby a comfortable place to sleep.  This wonderful post by Caitlin Burm shows a beautifully designed nursery with a Tadpoles Moses Basket.   After your baby has outgrown their Moses Basket, re-purpose it for storage.  It makes a good laundry basket, toy basket, or place to put magazines.  There are endless possibilities.  If you are planning a baby shower, a perfect gift is a Tadpoles Moses basket filled with things for the new baby....

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