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February 3rd, 2016 Feeding Babies – New Series & A Challenge

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Welcome to our new blog series on Feeding Babies! From pregnancy to breastfeeding to making baby food and beyond we will bring you content and recipes each week to inspire healthy eating habits for your whole family. As parents it is our job to feed our kids and that is no small task and you […]

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January 22nd, 2016 Mardi Gras Fun for Kids – Top 5 Parade Picks

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Mardi Gras and kids may sound like oil and water, but locals know that Mardi Gras season is great fun for kids.  Costumes, decorations, free toys being thrown from brightly colored floats, dancing in the streets.  There are dangers to Mardi Gras that we cover in our next blog so stay tuned, but this week […]

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January 13th, 2016 Finger Painting – Messy Play for Healthy Sensory Development

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Your first thought of finger painting may be, it’s messy!  However, messy play for babies and toddlers is actually crucial to healthy sensory development.  Finger painting with your children can provide important foundation building blocks, sensory experiences, muscle and brain growth – all of which prepares them for later success and learning. Children are tactile […]

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December 30th, 2015 Reclaim, Rejuvenate and Re-Balance

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Soulful, nourishing and restorative.  Join other mothers and reconnect with who you are, slow down to be more present and create balance from the inside out. Take time to care for yourself and receive support for creating the life you desire – and deserve!   Based on the award-winning book from Renée Trudeau, The Mother’s […]

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December 30th, 2015 Get Fit Challenge!

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Start the year off on the right foot! Whether you’re feeling Hardcore, Dedicated or Inspired, we want to support you! Come to our Kickoff Party Saturday, January 2 from 9 am  ’til noon at KINDRED Studios Uptown, 5228 Magazine.     Get started with Barre & Cycle class and get refreshed with complimentary goodies. We’ll have special sales, promotions […]

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December 28th, 2015 Keep On Celebrating!

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  By Jen Fultz, ZukaBaby’s Jill-Of-All-Trades I’m a recovering Catholic, and my husband is an Atheist.  Because it’s our highest priority to raise a kind, responsible daughter, we respect and honor all religions and beliefs.  And what’s wrong with celebrating?  Happy Holidays! As a Kindergarten teacher, we spent the week before Winter Break discussing as […]

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December 21st, 2015 I’m The Christmas Turkey

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A Christmas Birthday By Erin Reho Pelias, ZukaBaby owner and Christmas birthday baby My grandmother remembers getting the phone call on Christmas morning that my mom wasn’t going to make it to dinner because she was headed to the hospital.  Grandma’s turkey didn’t make it into the oven either- I guess I was the Christmas turkey!   I […]

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December 15th, 2015 To Grandmother’s House We Go: Flying for the Holidays

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by Rachel Crosbie Ferguson, ZukaBaby Sales Consultant & Merchandise Transportation Expert For almost a decade I have been making the journey from New Orleans to New Jersey for the holidays. As a student this meant strapping my giant laptop bag across my chest and carrying the fancy Coach overnight bag my Grandmother gave me when […]

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December 8th, 2015 Our Favorite Books To Give (and get!)

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By Jen, Director of Communications & Special Events Books make the best gifts!  They never expire, travel well, and ship inexpensively, and with no batteries required, are sure to be a parent- pleaser as well. Get your lap and gift wrap ready.  We’ve compiled a list of some of our holiday favorites for all ages. […]

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December 2nd, 2015 8 Days, 8 Bonus Points, 8+ Gift Ideas for $25 or Less

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Hanukkah starts December 6, with Winter Solstice, Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner. Whichever holiday adventure(s) you choose, here are 8 Budget-Friendly Gift Ideas plus a special offer to kick off the gift-giving season. by: Betsy Becker This Sunday marks the first night of Hanukkah. What is this Festival of Lights all about? In […]

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