Friday, July 26, 2013

Tina From September Wool Soaker - Review

Tina from September logo

Front of  Tina from September wool soaker
Front with adjustable tie
There are a ton of different "commercial" brands of wool diaper covers out there!  But what do you do when you want to use wool but still support the WAHMs?  Well honestly, you search REALLY, REALLY hard to find a WAHM that does wool....unless you know where to look or have heard of them before :)  So that is what I am here for!!!  To let you know about an awesome WAHM that makes awesome HAND knit wool soakers/diaper covers for your little ones!!

Now I know that everyone LOVES a WAHM and wool (if you have used it)!  So by now you are probably ready to place your order and want to know who I am talking about.  Well, I have had the privilege to work with Tina from September!!!  She makes beautiful hand knit wool soakers :)  And I have the privilege to let you all know about them!!!

My Thoughts

Back of Tina from September wool soaker
Back of Soaker
Tina does a wonderful job HAND knitting her wool soakers!!  They are all one of a kind because
they are not machine made like the big brand wool!  The one I received is a beautiful dark plum color!  It is closely compared in size to a "big brand" ML, but this one has an adjustable waist so you can get a nice fit around little ones tummy! 

The soaker is single layered where the big brands are usually double layered.  But that honestly doesn't make a difference as long as you lano!!!  Plus the whole thing about wool is that it is not made to hold moisture!!!  You should have enough absorbency in your diaper so that the whole is acting as a barrier between the diaper and everything else!

Baby K in Tina from September wool soaker
Baby K not really cooperating :)
Overall, I have had a very pleasant experience with my 1st WAHM wool item!!  Wool can be very intimidating in the beginning, but once you get the hang of it you will wonder why you ever waited so long :)  Baby K loves to wear her "pretty" at night and ask for them regularly!   

Also make sure to check out all the happenings on Tina's website, Facebook page, and Pinterest!!!

Tush shot of Tina from September wool soaker
Full TUSH shot!!!
All opinions are my own and not influenced in any way. This wool cover was provided by Tina from September for review. No additional compensation was accepted for this review.

City'n Move from Kiddy U.S.A. Stroller - Giveaway

Win this fabulous stroller, the City'n Move from Kiddy U.S.A.

Co-hosted by:  Everything Mommyhood

The new lightweight class from Kiddy. The sporty design and the stylish colors turn trips with the city buggy Kiddy city´n move into a real pleasure. Parents will be delighted about the easy handling, the high ride comfort, and skin-friendly soft handles.

This gorgeous stroller is available in 8 different colors!

Enter by the RC form below.  Must be a resident of the Continetal U.S.A. and 18+

  • Sporty lightweight
    Aluminum chassis (only approx. 21 lbs).
  • Skin-friendly soft handles
    For the perfect grip and to prevent sweaty hands.
  • Protective sun canopy
    Best protection against UV rays with full extendable canopy with integrated window.
  • 5-point harness system
    Comfy padding incl. breathable 3D-netting and triple-height adjustable shoulder belts.
  • Comfy leg- and foot rest
    Easily adjustable.
  • Spacious basket
    Easily accessible.
  • Comfortable ride
    Spring suspension at front- and rear wheels.
  • Easily removable front wheels
    No tools required.
  • Durable seat cover
    Washable and with breathable netting.
  • Cozy recline position
    Easy one hand operation with infinite positions to full recline.
  • Adaptors
    Available for various infant carriers.

DISCLOSURE:  SAH CD Mama is not responsible for prize shipment and has received no compensation for this giveaway.

Monday, July 22, 2013

Reading Kingdom reading & writing program for children 4-10 - REVIEW

Reading Kingdom is an online, interactive program that promotes reading and writing in young ones.  It can be a challenge trying to teach a child to read, especially when the think they can "read" on their own.  Reading Kingdom makes it fun to learn how to read without using formal drill and skill techniques.  They combine fun games with the skills that all children need to know to be able to succeed in reading.

Reading Kingdom is customizable to each child so it is not a 100% cookie cutter program.  It determines your child's level and works with them from that starting point.  There is a "test" at the beginning of the program that allows it to determine the level is right for your child.  It doesn't just say your kid is x age so this is where they are!

My Thoughts

A has loved the program so far and it has helped her gain the confidence she needs to be able to work on reading by herself.  She loves books and wants to read, and claims she can, and now she is able to read simple sentences and books before she even enters kindergarten!!  Reading was the only thing she is not advanced in and now with Reading Kingdom she is getting there in reading also :)  You can try a FREE 30 day trial or check out Reading Kingdom on Facebook and Twitter

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.