Baby Gear

Best Diaper Bag for Air Travel (for Style AND Function!)

There are few things more stressful for new parents than traveling with a new baby. Not only do you have to remember the baby (okay, we can manage to do that) and figure out what kind of travel crib to put them into,  but you have the whole “everything but the kitchen sink” issue. When our daughter was a newborn, …

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10 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Girl in 2017

With Halloween around the corner, we’re trying to decide how to dress our little girl for her first “real” Halloween (she was a newborn during her actual first Halloween, so we don’t really count that one). When your little one is just a baby, Halloween and the costumes are more for you anyway. She’s not going to remember it. But …

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Best Baby Climbing Toys: Which Ones Will Help My Baby Develop?

As a parent, especially a first time parent, tracking your baby’s developmental milestones can be stressful and frustrating when your baby appears to be behind. We went through a bit of this with our daughter. At 9 months, our daycare performed the ASQ-3 test to test motor skill, communication, and other milestones. Sure enough, she was behind in most areas. As …

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Best Diaper Wipes for Sensitive Skin 2017 (your baby will thank you)

Diaper wipes are one of those things where I would have thought (before having a child) that you can just buy any kind and they’ll be fine. They’re just wipes, after all. Having been through a variety of brands and types, I can say with certainty that the type of wipes matter, a lot. Without getting too graphic (in case you’re …

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Best Baby Carrier for Summer 2017 – Which Should I Get?

There’s a period of time after your baby is born where you feel like your hands are always tied (unless the baby is napping). I know we felt that way while our daughter was only a few months old. It’s hard to move around the house (or out of the house) when you’re either holding a baby in your arms …

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Best Diaper Disposal System in 2017 (this one won’t stink)

As a new parent, one of the things you become really aware of before your baby is born is the concept of diapers. Buying them. Changing them frequently. People would lead you to believe that your world revolves around it. And in some ways, they’re not wrong (at least, for the first couple months of your baby’s life). As you …

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4 Things I Never Thought I’d Need Before I Had My First Baby

When you have your first child, everything changes. But before your little one is born, you’re out there, frantically stocking up on cute little clothes, buying decorations for the baby’s nursery, and building your baby registry. It’s kind of fun. As you go through it all though, you never really know what you’re going to need.  There’s SO much marketing out there for …

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