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Website Reviews

What’s good

We marketers often talk about “trusted brands.” Everyone wants to be a trusted brand so that consumers will buy from them for the rest of their lives, adopting whatever new product the brand launches. Each consumer is unique and we formulate our own reactions, some emotional and some logical, to the product choices we face […]

A few coupon codes

I’m not usually into posting about deals and discounts, but a few good ones have come my way recently: Smith & Hawken – Use WEBP263 to save 25% through Sunday, November 9 Sephora – Use FF2008 to save 20% through Saturday, November 8 Gymboree – shop through this link to save 30% on everything through […]

Conversation tips for preschoolers

The other day I took the Savvy Source preschool quiz and came away with some great tips. I haven’t even navigated my way to the end where I get all the recommendations of activities to try with my kid. Simply answering the questions showed me how many skills my preschooler is developing and how many […]

26 links we appreciate

So we had a “blog blast” last week. How fun is that? We wrangled some prize bags and asked a bunch of parent bloggers to blog about their rookie year as a mom. Here are the results: Secret Mom Thoughts: Adventures Rockin’ Mama: A Rookie at Heart Battling Yoda and Diaper Flaps at the […]

Do you live in a PLAYborhood?

My friend Sara was just telling a few of us about, started by a Bay Area dad she met while attending a cool workshop down south. He has a strong belief that kids need unstructured, spontaneous, and (for older kids) unsupervised play–and safe places for doing so. The website is a collection of stories […]