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Review: Radio Flyer All-Terrain Stroll N Trike, and My First Scooter Sport

In this combo review article, my kids and I show-and-tell you all about two different Radio Flyer products: the All-Terrain Stroll N Trike, and the My First Scooter Sport. We’ve got lots of pictures and a bonus video to show you the good, the bad, and the honest about these two Radio Flyer toys! Continue reading

Every New Dad Needs These Instructions

Learning that you’re going to be a new dad can be very stressful. I know because I was. I had no idea what I was going to do once our child came into the world, so I did what I naturally do when I want to learn about something. I went online and began researching.

What I found was a lot of confusing and overwhelming amounts of information on taking care of a newborn. I didn’t know where to begin and couldn’t make sense of it all. As a man with a very analytical personality, I began feeling very uncomfortable with the idea that I’d be responsible for the life of our newborn son and I didn’t have the slightest clue on how to make sure he was taken care of and safe.

Then my sister sent me a gift in the mail. It was a book called ‘The Baby Owner’s Manual‘. At first I laughed thinking it was a gag gift. She knew my about my apprehension with being a new father so I figured she was just poking fun at me. I had seen this book for sale online and thought it’d be funny to buy but I really just thought it would only be good for a few laughs.

I was very pleasantly surprised to find that it is actually a very good guide. Yes, it’s written just like an owner’s manual for a new gadget, but that’s part of the reason why it’s so good.

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