Tubby Blog

How to pick the perfect baby name

By Koseli Cummings

Few things carry the weight of picking the perfect name for your baby. But how do people do it? Did you name your baby after an exotic vacation, your literary hero, or an adored family member? Or did you discover the name in a traditional baby book? What are your favorite baby naming websites? Here are few favorite places we love looking for baby names....

Our Favorite Bath Toys (that won't mold or mildew!)

By Alie

About a year ago, I was bathing my boys, letting them have a long soak in the bathtub. The water was warm and there were lots of bubbles. Good fun was had by all! Until I drained the tub and took a closer look at the bath toys they had been playing with. Mold, mildew, and slimy pink stuff was visible on almost every toy they had been touching! GROSS!

Mildew is a common problem with bath toys, because what mom has the time to dry off every single toy right after bath time? (Instead, I’m busy chasing a naked bum down the hall, trying to get a pull-up on him before bed.) So let’s stop this problem before it even happens by making wise purchases! I’ve rounded up a few favorite bath toys for babies and toddlers that are safe and promise to be mildew-free.

How to comb your child's hair, without tears

By Alie

Does your little one burst into tears at the mere sight of a hairbrush? While we all ADORE long locks on a toddler, by the end of the day it can be a tangled, knotted mess. But beauty doesn’t have to come with pain — our natural detangler spray can help! No more pain, no more tears.

Cute Halloween Costumes on a Budget

By Alie

Halloween is almost here! I’m excited to see pumpkins on every porch, bundle up in a warm sweater, and have a legit excuse to eat more chocolate. But as a mom, I dread spending $40 on a store-bought Halloween Ninja Turtle costume that will only be worn once or twice. And I don’t really do characters.

I know, I know...I’m such a buzzkill! But maybe you can relate? Money aside, I think Halloween is the perfect holiday to get your craft on, even if you’re not exactly a pinterest diva. And it doesn’t have to be expensive or stressful. I’ve rounded up a list of my favorite easy, budget-friendly costumes that you AND your kids will love.

First, here are some tips that have helped me over the years: