Coping with Kids: Push bike teaches skills
KinderFeets push bike helps kids learn skills
A child's first bike is an iconic gift, and with KinderFeets, parents can give it for an even younger birthday. Made for kids as young as 2, the KinderFeets push bike helps a child learn biking skills quicker, easier and at a younger age. The patented wooden push bike is a low-to-the-ground, small training bicycle without pedals that allows a child's feet to touch the ground and features wooden pegs for them to rest their feet on while they glide. The balance bike is a more natural way to learn bike riding than a tricyle or using training wheels.
It sells for $109 and is available at www.kinderfeets.com
Car seat cover protects against sand
If you're taking a family trip to the beach this summer, you might be able to protect your car from your kid's residual, messy sand with Nomie Baby's Car Seat Covers. The covers are soft but resistant to sand and water, and they slip over seats without a buckle or strap. The machine-washable covers come in many colors, in a baby and toddler version, and cost $48. Details: www.nomiebaby.com
Hot temps likely not tied to heart birth defects
Warm weather is not linked to birth defects of the heart, though unseasonably hot winter days may be associated with the rarest heart defects and requires more study, according to a new study from Israel that was reported by Reuters Health. Women should be aware of the possibility of an effect, though small, said lead author Keren Agay-Shay of the University of Haifa.
— Staff and wire reports
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