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Turn up the heat for February

Published on: February 01, 2006

Goods and gear for kids (and parents)

With Valentine's Day around the corner and cold weather still in store,
it's a perfect month to turn up the heat with these fun and fabulous

It's a familiar problem for many parents: A pacifier helps a crying
baby fall asleep, but when the pacifier falls out, the baby wakes up --
and the cycle repeats itself. Enter WubbaNub™,
created by a Connecticut mom who sewed a small stuffed animal to her
baby's pacifier, keeping it in place. The WubbaNub™ features a
latex-free medical grade silicone pacifier and there are no strings,
pacifier cords or clips. Available at or through specialty stores and boutiques, for about $9.95.

"Not now -- Mommy's busy" takes on a whole new meaning with the Mommy's Busy Kit from Booty Parlor.
Features a Mommy's Busy Booklet with "all the information you need to
re-awaken your inner vixen," plus lip gloss, dusting powder, chocolate
bar, scented candle, "naughty" bubble bath and a few special toys for
those much-needed "me" moments. Buy for yourself or any deserving mom

Chase away bleak February days with a waterproof, warm blankie from Redmond-based Rugged Idea.
The smallest-size Baby Changing Blankie ($38) rolls up to fit in a
diaper bag. The larger Weatherproof Blankie ($58) features convenient
ties to keep the blanket in place across a stroller, front pack or
backpack. The Big Weatherproof Blankie ($68) is designed for toddlers
or to fit across double strollers, For a list of local retailers or to
order online, visit

Put some extra love in your little one's lunch with the Love Bites™ Crustless Sandwich Cutter.
In a single motion, this heart-shaped sandwich cutter removes the crust
and seals the edges of your child's favorite sandwiches. Available
online at for $3.99.


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