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Pop Goes Lullaby 4 Review - Soothe the savage beast!!!

Do you know what a 3 month old is like when they are sleepy but don't want to sleep? They can quite easily be described as Savage Beasts. Oh sure, they pretend to be all cute and cuddly. They are just trying to lull you into a false sense of security. As soon as you think it's safe and they're gonna sleep, they start screaming like banshees.

Well I confused this one and won the battle. What was my tactic you ask? Aha... She went to scream and I beat her to it. She did not seem amused by my screaming but then again I am never amused by hers. While she is quiet and confused is when I enact the second portion of this devious plan...soft music.

She got lucky this go round as we had some new music to test and review. It was Pop Goes Lullaby 4 by Jammy Jams. It seemed to keep her calm but not lull her to sleep. I figure she is just a tad difficult though. I'm sure you are wondering where do I find it, what is it, how much does it cost? Well I will answer all these questions after we get some basic information from the manufacturer.

Here is what they have to say:

Who’s got the coolest kid in the nursery? YOU do! Because you play your baby “Pop Goes Lullaby 4” to rock them to sleep every night. Jammy Jams’ latest release features lullaby renditions of pop songs currently in the charts. Hits by Meghan TrainorKaty PerryTaylor Swift, Sam Smith and more transformed into beautiful instrumental lullabies.

1. Cool Kids (Lullaby Rendition of Echosmith)
2. Shake it Off (Lullaby Rendition of Taylor Swift)
3. Don’t  (Lullaby Rendition of Ed Sherran)
4. All About That Bass (Lullaby Rendition of Meghan Trainor)
5. I’m Not The Only One (Lullaby Rendition of Sam Smith)
6. This is How We Do (Lullaby Rendition of Katy Perry)
7. Me Against The World (Lullaby Rendition of Erica Ashley)
8. Blame (Lullaby Rendition of Calvin Harris)
9. Fireball (Lullaby Rendition of Pitbull)
10. Rude (Lullaby Rendition of Magic!)

This album is available for consumers to purchase in the following formats:
CD, CD w/ Digital Copy, Album Download Card, Digital Download

This album is available in the Jammy Jams Store (www.jammyjams.net) as well as iTunes, Google Play, Amazon and many other retailers.

One of my personal favorites is the lullaby rendition of All About That Bass by Meghan Trainor. Baby A seemed to enjoy it as well. It had the ability to keep her super calm. I was hoping it would put her to sleep but I had no such luck with this collection of songs. This company actually offers a variety of mommy and daddy friendly lullaby instrumentals. Baby A and I ventured to a different CD. It eased her from calm to sleep without any Savage Beast antics.

Now let's answer those questions you asked.
  1. Where do I find it?
  1. What is it?
  • A collection of songs that have been rendered as lullabies.
  • Soothing instrumental versions of popular songs
  1. How much does it cost? 
  • The price depends on which format you choose. Prices range from under $10 to just about $15.
All in All for Baby A, I would give it a 4 out of 5. She liked it but didn't sleep to it. 

There is one on their website that received a 5 out of 5 from us. We couldn't just listen to one set of lullabies. The one Baby A liked most was Once Upon A Rhyme 2. There are lots of other options. So if this doesn't fit, keep listening and you will.

We want to thank Tomoson and Jammy Jams for allowing us to review and test this CD of lullabies.

Z's Mommy

    Z loves baby A

    Hey y'all,

    So, I realize more and more how much Z loves Baby A ( his little cousin). They are super adorable together. She wakes up in the mornings before he goes to school to see him off. He gives her a kiss and hug every nght before he goes to sleep. They watch cartoons together. He tries to teach her the alphabet, numbers, and anything else he learns at school. He is her protector. I love the that they love each other so much.

    They hold hands while she does tumy time. Aren;t these two jst precious?

    Z's Mommy

    Off the spoon for Baby A

    So Baby A is an exclusively breastfed baby. She has recently been showing signs of being ready for baby food so we gave it a try. We started with oatmeal mixed with breastmilk. We tried with water first. She did not approve of that at all. She ate it up when we mixed it with the breastmilk. 

    As you can see, this was an impromptu feeding and all we had were plastic spoons. We went and bought infant spoons the very next day. She eats oatmeal at least once a day now. We have also started adding some banana or applesauce to it. She absolutely loves that. Applesauce is her favorite. 

    She is a happy chunky faced baby. It was apparently good to the last bit. She ate it off her fingers. 

    The cues we noticed as far as her being ready for baby food were as follows:
    -tracking other people's food
    -making chewing motions with her mouth
    -trying to feed herself your food

    Z's Mommy

    Writing with Z

    Hey guys.

    Z and I have been offered the opportunity to test out a handwriting software. I am super excited about it, because I want him to be able to write legibly by the time Kindergrten starts in August. Woo Hoo!!!! From browsing the company's site, I can already tell this is going to work out pretty darn good.

    Z is a total left hander. This makes it a bit more difficult for me because I'm right handed. This is another reason I am excited about the software. It takes some of the stress off me. We took it for a test run yesterday. Let me tell you, he got super pumped to see just his name on the sheet.

    A little about the product...
    It is a downloadable software by StartWrite. You install it and it allows you to create your own personalized handwriting sheets. You can Download Demo here. It will allow you to test it for yourself.

    Now to the final business at hand...
    One lucky reader will win a full version of the software to test with Z and I. Enter below.

    Start Write 6.0 Handwriting Software

    Try it with us.
    Z's Mommy

    Argan Oil For Hair

     So I have been recently trying out a new deep conditioner. I have super kinky curly natural hair. I would say it's 4a-ish. My hair is generally very dry almost brittle. I have used this conditioner several times. I have to say it is an awesome find. You are probably wondering what it is. It is an Argan oil hair mask by Instanaturals. I have also used it a couple times in conjunction with the Instanatural Argan Oil Hair Treatment. Both of these have become instant staples in my hair care routine. 

    Information from the company:

    InstaNatural’s Argan Oil Hair Mask is a deep conditioning treatment designed to transform dry and damaged strands into soft, shiny, healthy hair. Its restorative ingredients – such as Argan Oil, Japanese Green Tea, Amino Acid Complex, Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, Jojoba Oil, Avocado Oil & Vitamin B5 – work together to penetrate hair deep down and deliver ultimate nourishment and hydration to enhance texture and shine. This intensive blend full of organic ingredients also serves to strengthen hair to defend against heat damage and other external aggressors.

    • Deeply conditions, strengthens and restores hair
    • Provides superior hydration and nourishment
    • Can be used daily as a standard conditioner
    • Turns hair from lifeless and damaged to luxurious and voluminous
    • Increases shine, softness and manageability
    DirectionsApply hair mask to clean towel-dried damp hair. Use your hands and fingers to evenly distribute a generous amount beginning at the scalp and working towards the ends. Leave treatment in for 5 to 15 minutes and then rinse. Use once or twice a week.

    InstaNatural’s Luxurious Argan Oil Hair Treatment & Elixir revitalizes weak, limp and lifeless hair. It quenches dryness to make your hair velvet smooth, tames frizziness and infuses instant long-lasting luminous shine. Our unique formula contains 100% buttery rich plant oils that penetrate the hair fiber and rehydrate the dry scales of hair cuticles to ensure vitality and strength. Panthenol strengthens the hair shafts by filling cracks and Shea butter thickens the hair to add volume.

    • Nourishes and hydrates dry, damaged and brittle hair
    • Increases softness, shine and manageability
    • Strengthens and protects against heat and other external aggressors
    • Great to use before blowing out or curling your hair
    • Can be used to style hair and tame frizziness
    Directions: Apply this product at any time for a ten-minute, two-hour or overnight hair repair treatment (apply as much as needed). Shampoo after treatment. Rub a drop of it between your palms and smooth or scrunch into hair as a styling aid and healing elixir.

    My final thoughts....
    This combination of products left my hair soft, shiny, and moisturized. I can honestly recommend this as a good option for others.

    Welcome 2015

    Hey y'all. Happy new year.

    I know we've been in 2015 for 10 days, now. I'm finally getting a chance to get back to you all. Let's recap the last 10 or so days. New Year's Day was lackluster at best. We did the usual sit, eat, and watch television. Boring, I know. After that, we have made vegan cupcakes, enchiladas, and gumbo just to name a few things. Aside from all the cooking, z started back to school on Tuesday. Yay!!! Mommy's free during the days again. I'm preparing to start a healthier lifestyle so I have more energy and shed some unwanted pounds. I've also received lots of products to review during this change. I will tell you about them as I try them. I've also received a few cool items for giveaways. So stay tuned for those. That kinda sums up what's been going on around here. 

    Z's Mommy