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Similac has expanded its line with new formulas that include Go & Grow for babies 9 months and up, and Sensitive and Sensitive R.S. to help babies with lactose intolerance and gas. All the new formulas have DHA and ARA, which assist in brain development. Sensitive R.S. has added rice starch to reduce spit-up. Similac Go & Grow, for toddlers up to 2 years, has added calcium, iron and vitamin C, and is formulated in both soy and milk versions. At grocery stores; for more information, go to www.similac.com.
Don't lose another bottle or sippy cup. NoThrow attaches bottles or cups to strollers, car seat or high chairs, the Velcro straps securing whatever drink your baby tries to toss. The inventors are identical twin sisters, from a family of 11 children. But even if you just have one kid, you'll appreciate the convenience. $6 at Walgreens and buybuyBABY or at www.nothrow.com.
Soon, kids will be heading back to school, and Clorox is promoting hygiene ed. They're offering free Clean Up the Classroom kits for pre-school to grade 2, and daycare. The kits include info on how to teach cleanliness to young children, stickers so teachers can reward good behavior, and a 'clean up the classroom' DVD for kids to watch. Teachers also get a coupon for free Clorox disinfecting wipes. There is a limited supply; you can also download the kit online, along with parent tips for keeping kids healthy. For more information, go to www.cloroxclassrooms.com.