Author Archives: Coco and Tini

Are There Parabens in Your Shampoo?

Jun

13

If you’re in the habit of reading cosmetic labels, you may have noticed that a common ingredient in moisturizers, shampoos, body washes and makeup is one of the group of most-used parabens: methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben or butylparaben. You may have … Continue reading

Shampoo Strategies for Toddlers

Jun

06

If there’s one thing almost all toddlers have in common, it’s a profound dislike of having a lot of water poured over their heads. Most of the time, that’s fine. We’ll avoid getting hit in the face by a spray … Continue reading

Baby Skincare: What You Need to Know About Scents and Pthalates

May

30

Nothing smells better than a freshly bathed baby, but did you know that certain ingredients used to create the scent in baby shampoos and skincare products can be harmful? Many synthetically produced scents, fragrances and perfumes found in cosmetics, lotions … Continue reading

10 Things To Do While Supervising Bath Time

May

24

Little kids need to be supervised while they’re having a bath, but as babies grow into toddlers and preschoolers, they no longer need to be actively held or within arm’s reach every moment they are in the tub. However, that … Continue reading

Dealing With a Reluctant Bather

May

16

Most of the time, little kids love baths. There’s bubbles and toys and parents and water! What’s not to love? Well, some kids don’t love baths for one reason or another, and helping them get over that aversion can take … Continue reading

The Dirt on Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

May

09

Every personal care product that foams up needs to have an ingredient called a surfactant in order to produce that lather. Surfactants also help mix together oil and water, disperse ingredients throughout a product and maintain a product’s thickened consistency. … Continue reading

Yaletown Moms, You’re Covered

May

06

We’re thrilled to be part of Saf & Benjamin’s product lineup in their new Yaletown store. The hip baby boutique features eco-friendly products (like Coco & Tini!), clothing, furniture, and gifts and pride themselves on great service. Check them – … Continue reading

Bath Safety for Babies and Toddlers

May

02

Bath time for little ones is a time to relax, have fun, play with some bubbles and sing songs. Taking the time to remove potential hazards from the bathroom is an important step to making sure that bath time stays safe and fun. Continue reading

Newborn Bath Time Fun

Apr

11

Does your baby love his bath?  While many parents imagine that bath time will be an immediate hit, many babies seriously dislike having a bath, especially during the first three months.  Bath time often becomes more fun once babies can … Continue reading

Strocel, Podcasts and Being a “Dadpreneur”

Mar

29

Our first podcast interview! Jason recently had a chance to chat with Amber Strocel on her popular blog Strocel.com. On top of discussing what makes Coco and Tini so special, Jason also gave his thoughts on being a “dadpreneur”. You … Continue reading