Three and a half years into this parenting thing and it’s obvious that some toddler gear is designed better than others. I never thought this blog would include reviews of kids’ products, but after struggling through everything from poorly designed toys to impossible-to-program wake up lights, it feels like I’ve built up expertise that can benefit other parents.
First up: toddler sippy cups. Not to be confused with baby bottles (which is an entirely different topic). These cups with lids are often introduced around a child’s first birthday. The cup itself is closely tied to the transition a child makes from mother’s milk (or formula) to the full range of toddler drinks (milk, juice, water, etc).
After trying a wide variety of sippy cups over the past three years, making a recommendation for best toddler sippy cup is easy. The Nalgene Grip-n-Gulp provide to be the most durable, leak proof and easy to clean of any we tried.
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After five years I’m sorry to announce that I’ve decided to remove Farmanc from Apple’s app store. It’s been nearly three years since the last update and in that time iOS has gone from iOS 6 (with skeuomorphic visual design) to iOS 9 (flat design). The app now looks and feels out of place in the operating system and amongst the other apps.