We ♥ San Francisco Too!!

angela-squareSan Francisco is not only the home of Sprout Children’s Boutique, but also the home of Angela Engel, our Director of Sales. She also has some favorite places to share about the city by the bay. Continue reading

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On the Road with Newport Cottages: Sprout San Francisco

ontheroad_blogWe love our dealers at Newport Cottages and we want everyone else know how special they are. We are starting a new feature on our blog, On the Road. Our first stop on our journey is Sprout of San Francisco. This city is known for it’s Golden Gate Bridge, Winding Roads and Ferries. Suzanne Price is the owner and founder of Sprout San Francisco. We recently interviewed her so we could learn more about Sprout and the city they call home. Continue reading

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2014 is the Year of the Horse!

year-of-the-horseDo you have a child due to be born in the year of the horse? Those with “horse personalities” are said to be confident, ambitious and active. How exciting! Enjoy our carousel horse themed nursery for your little one. Continue reading

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Babynahrung im Glas / baby food in a glassMaking your own baby food is much simpler than you may think and there are a number of benefits to it. There are very few tools needed and it is less expensive than buying store bought baby food. There are no artificial flavors, fillers or preservatives and it allows you to be in complete control of what is going into your baby’s food. We found some great tips and recipes from Honest Fare and Camille Styles, check them out, you won’t regret it!

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Exercise During Pregnancy

Pregnant womanIs it safe to exercise while pregnant? There are so many resources available for learning about exercising during one’s pregnancy, but here are a few of our favorites.

1.      Total Mommy Fitness

Tatum Rebelle, creator of the new app Total Mommy Fitness, says she started TMF “after years of seeing women quit exercising when they became pregnant because of an unnecessary fear they might harm their baby.” The app includes everything from exercise videos and healthy recipes to inspiration and motivational articles like Putting Yourself First and Planning for Success.

2.      Fit4Moms

Another great resource for staying active while pregnant is Fit4Moms. They have locations all over the country and provide prenatal and post natal exercises classes. According to their site there are numerous benefits to exercising during pregnancy. It can decrease or prevent excessive weight gain, nausea, varicose veins, back pain and swelling as well as increase or improve energy levels, self-esteem and recovery time.

3.      The Baby Center 

This site provides tons of helpful articles about the benefits of exercising while pregnant, what precautions to take and what the best exercises are for you.

What’s your favorite way to stay active?

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