Friday, May 9, 2008


Munchkin brand baby bottle and baby food warmers have been recalled due to a fire hazard issue. This recall is for the deluxe model with pacifier cleaning basket 2-in-1 design. The model number effected is #13301 and lot number TP-1487. The lot number should be located on the bottom of the product. More information has been posted at under Reviews and Recalls.

Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Grandma's Healthy Chicken Nuggets

Do your grandchildren like chicken nuggets? When my children were young they loved them - as my grandchildren do now -- but the 'fast food' version is *so* unhealthy! I've been making my own chicken nuggets the healthy/stealthy way for years - and posted my recipe for Grandma's Healthy Chicken Nuggets on If you have any healthy / kid friendly recipes to share - please do!!

Monday, May 5, 2008

Child Safety

Reading about recent events and seeing the most recent children's product recalls has really made me think about how children's safety issues have changed in recent years. I did some research and put together a list of safety suggestions and posted them on If you're a grandparent, things have changed since your children were young! Help to educate your grandchild and keep them safe in today's world.

Saturday, May 3, 2008

Another Safety Recall!

Another recall! Children's storage bins sold at Lowe's Home Improvement Stores have been realled due to a lead paint violation. The bins were sold at Lowes, but were imported by L G Sourcing, Inc., of North Wilkesboro, NC. Paint on the surface of these bins may contain excessive levels of lead. More information including contact info. is available at --Reviews and Recalls.

Friday, May 2, 2008

Nintendo Recall

Just read about another recall of a children's product: Nintendo metal label pins. The hazard is related to high levels of lead. Hazard: The recalled lpins have images depicting video game characters. They vary in size, ranging from 1- to 2- inches inheight. The characters Diddy Kong, Donkey Kong, Kirby, Mario, MarioKart, Pikachu, Princess Peach, Samus, Starfox, Waluigi and Wario were sold individually. Some pins were also sold as sets. For more information please visit and see their product Reviews and Recalls page.

Friday, April 25, 2008

Baby Carrier Recall

I just read that -- Beco Baby Carrier Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of its Butterfly Infant Carriers. Beco distributes Nationwide -- so please check to be sure you or your children don't own this particular carrier. I've posted details of which carriers have been recalled and how to contact the company on the website in the Reviews section under "Recalls".