It’s a new year and spring is right around the corner, so why not make life easier at home and with parenting? Lifestyle Expert and mom Evette Rios and the InTheNews.TV website partnered with some of their favorite brands for ideas and hacks that can help! From reducing screen time for the younger ones to a better product for ensuring safety at home and more! Check out Evette’s tips below for a great head start into the new year and spring season!
You can give your child screen-free access to the world of imagination.
The Toniebox and Tonies
tonies® is the original screen-free audio entertainment system for young children. This system allows kids to experience storytelling in a digital age, in a way that stimulates their imagination without screens. The Toniebox was created for kids and parents who want to feel good about their entertainment at home and to bring back imagination in its purest form. tonies was named among Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2021, top ranked in Education.
- Priced at:
- Toniebox Starter Set $99.99 MSRP
- Individual Content Tonies $14.99 MSRP
- Individual Creative-Tonies $11.99 MSRP
- Available for purchase at www.tonies.com, Amazon, Target, Best Buy and independent toy stores.
- For more information, visit www.tonies.com.
Kidde’s Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm with smart features include WiFi capability and a newly designed app giving the capabilities you need to manage your home safety systems with confidence.
Kidde’s Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm with Smart Features
Kidde’s Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm with smart features gives the capabilities you need to manage your home safety systems with confidence. Wi-Fi connectivity and integration with the Kidde app place real-time information on potential issues at your fingertips. The app provides a smart, simple way to keep you in control – even when you’re not there. The alarm is designed to work together with existing Kidde hardwire-interconnected alarms. That way, when an alarm in any room goes off – even if it’s not your alarm with smart features – all alarms will sound and send a mobile notification. It’s a new level of control.
- Priced at $89.97.
- Available for purchase at The Home Depot, www.kidde.com and select stores.
- For more information, visit www.kidde.com.
More Mom Hacks
Here’s a great DIY cleaner to use all around the house! Super simple and made with:
1/2 cup white vinegar
1 tablespoon baking soda
1 tablespoon hydrogen peroxide
2 cups hot water
Juice of 1 lemon
15 drops lemon oil (optional)
AND one last mom hack for you!
Here’s how you can get the kids talking about their day instead of answering back with just a yes or no answer.
Ask these 3 questions:
- What was the rose of your day (i.e. the best part)?
- What was the thorn of your day (i.e. the worst part)?
- And what was the bud of your day (i.e. what are you looking forward to)?