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Cute Baby of the Month

Name: Andre Clyde Coulbary

Birthdate: November 20, 2015

Favorite pastime: This wiggly little buddy loves to play with his big sister, Ariel Joy. He is a big fan of music too.

If you would like your baby or toddler (ages 6 months to 24 months, please) featured in Tot Tips, email a photo and important stats to contactus@washingtonparent.net.
Event Note

The Kennedy Center's “Grug and the Rainbow”

Grug started his life as the grassy top of a tree and loves to explore the world around him as he solves problems with smart thinking and happiness. In this 35-minute play, Grug goes on a wild adventure to find a rainbow. Based on the whimsical picture books by Australian author Ted Prior, the play utilizes puppets and compelling storytelling to charm even the youngest theater fans. March 18 and 19. Tickets are $20. kennedy-center.org.


Mommy Must Haves

Keep-it-Kleen Pacifiers

The Keep-it-Kleen pacifier helps eliminate dirt by automatically clipping closed when dropped. This keeps the nipple clean and your baby safe from germs on the floor. Recommended for ages 0 to 3 years, the BPA free pacifier comes in a range of adorable styles, from animals to flowers to polka dots and more. Sold at major retailers nationwide and on myrazbaby.com, the pacifiers begin at $5. Personalization is available on the website.

Spin 'N' Sort Spout Pro

The Spin 'N' Sort Spout Pro from Yookidoo is an automatic spout that attaches to the tub allowing kids to play and experiment with water. It features three interchangeable bath cups that have different spouting action and a spinning gear for added fun. Supports STEM by introducing children to sorting, constructing and putting physics into play with spinning gear movement. For ages 9-36 months. $34.95. Available online at amazon.com

Mold-Free Squirting Bath Toys

These soft, silicone rubber bath toys by Marcus & Marcus are smooth to the touch and easy for small fingers to grasp. Your little bath buddy can delight in squeezing the toy and watching water squirt up high. A simple detachable design lets you clean the toy to eliminate mold. It even goes in the top rack of the dishwasher to make it extra easy. These toys are PVC, BPA and phthalate free. Available online and at select retailers, these squirting pals begin around $8.