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David Boreanaz Loves Designing Colors for Wife’s All-Natural Nail Polish Collection

07/09/2013 at 04:00 PM ET

David Boreanaz plays a cocky FBI agent on his hit show, Bones, but he’s a softie when it comes to his almost 3-year-old daughter Bella and her mini beauty routine. That’s why the actor was happy to support his wife Jaime‘s latest project: Chrome Girl, an all-natural nail polish collection.

Launched in Feb. 2013, Jaime and her partner Melissa Ravo came up with the idea while polishing their little girls’ nails and realizing all the harmful ingredients that may inadvertently end up in their mouths.

So the good pals decided to make a polish that is free of all the bad stuff (formaldehyde, DBP, toluene or camphor) and safe enough for kids, but that doesn’t compromise on rich color.

It’s a good thing David was willing to help out during the creative process. “I immediately fell in love with designing the colors,” he tells PEOPLE. “And as a parent, I was immediately drawn to the safety benefits.”

And it already has celeb fans — mom and actress Jennifer Hudson, who wore the Hard to Get shade to this year’s Oscars.

David Boreanaz All-Natural Nail Polish Chrome Girl
Courtesy Chrome Girl; Inset: Todd Williamson/Invision/AP

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Giveaway: A Hip Peas Kids Hair Grooming Starter Set (a $75 Value!)

07/01/2013 at 12:00 AM ET

Hip Peas Kids Hair Grooming Starter Set Giveaway
Courtesy Hip Peas

If you’re the kind of parent who won’t put just anything on your kid’s hair, then you’ll love Hip Peas.

Not only do their products work wonders (goodbye, flyaways!), but they’re made with safe and natural ingredients. Our fave: the Hair Detangler ($12), which works on wet or dry hair.

Want to try them out? They’re giving away a hair grooming set (Cradle Cap Care, Curl Tamer, Hair Detangler, Hair Styling Balm and Wooden Baby Brush) to three lucky Moms & Babies readers.

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win here! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 7/1/13 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 7/7/13. See Official Rules.


Great Ideas! Kid-Friendly Sun Protective Gear Roundup

06/30/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Sun Protective Gear for Kids Roundup
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Summer is finally here — and so begins the daily dance of protecting your little one from the sun!

From sunscreens to creative cover-ups, we trolled some of our favorite online shops for some easy ways to dodge those harmful rays.

As you set aside 5 minutes to lather up on sunscreen before you and your child head out the door, it helps to have some sun protection tools in your arsenal. Like California Baby‘s sun care essentials kit ($36) — complete with sunscreen, sunglasses, swimmer’s shampoo/conditioner and more — which comes in an easy to grab tote.

Coppertone KIDS tear-free lotion ($11) and Seventh Generation Wee Generation baby sunscreen ($14), both of which stay active for up to 80 minutes, are perfect for tossing in the diaper bag. MD Moms‘s Baby Silk towelettes ($26) are vitamin-packed and ideal for rubbing on those little fingers and toes.

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Great Ideas! 15 Gadgets That Make New Moms’ Lives Easier

05/10/2013 at 10:00 AM ET

Cool Gadgets for New Moms
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When you’re expecting, it’s hard to know what you really need when your little one arrives.

And the last thing you want is to have a house full of useless baby products collecting dust. editor and mom-of-two (she recently welcomed her second daughter) Amy Jamieson helps take the guesswork out of which gadgets are really worth checking out.

From a formula dispenser to an on-the-go bottle warmer, here’s her list of indispensable tools for mamas who already have their hands full.

Check it out below:
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Great Ideas! Angela Kinsey’s 10 Mommy Must-Haves

03/01/2013 at 03:00 PM ET

Angela Kinsey's 10 Mommy Must-Haves

When not busy working on the set of her hit show, The Office, Kinsey loves to hang out and make crafts with 4-year-old daughter Isabel.

And thanks to Citrus Lane (she’s their celebrity brand ambassador), she’s learning about all kinds of cool toys, books and food available for kids.

Here, she shares the kiddie products she and her daughter can’t live without.

VIEW THE GALLERY: Angela Kinsey’s 10 Mommy Must-Haves

Great Ideas! 8 Essentials for Potty Training Success

02/26/2013 at 02:00 PM ET

8 Essentials for Potty Training Success

In addition to raising five kids (including one set of twins!) and running two family-focused blogs ( and, Chelsea P. Gladden has spent plenty of time doing diaper and potty training duty. Thankfully, she’s all done.

And now she’s sharing her wisdom to us. From a kid-size seat cover to the Everyone Poops book, the mom blogger reveals the must-have products that’ll end diaper duty.

VIEW THE GALLERY: 8 Essentials for Potty Training Success


Giveaway: A Kushies New Baby Gift Set (a $209 Value!)

02/11/2013 at 12:00 AM ET

Kushies Giveaway
Courtesy Kushies

Canada-based Kushies knows what new moms need to prep for baby.

From hooded towels and soft blankets to nursing pillows and well-designed bibs, the company has it all. And to help you get prepared for your little one’s arrival, they’re giving away a luxe set of goodies to a lucky Moms & Babies reader.

It includes a Bamboo Changing Pad ($78), 2 Terry Changing Pads ($28), 2 Terry Changing Pad Sheets ($30), 2 Flannel Changing Pad Sheets ($28) and a Boa Zolo toy ($45, left).

Hurry up and enter for your chance to win! Online entries must be received between 12:01 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on 2/11/13 and 11:59 p.m. (ET) on 2/17/13. See Official Rules.

Added bonus: Kushies is offering readers an exclusive discount. When you enter code: People01 at checkout, you’ll receive 20 percent off your order.


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