Baby Gear

The Best Snoo Alternatives and Knockoffs (more affordable bassinets)

Sleep is precious.  And if your baby isn’t getting it, neither are you. It’s one of the reasons some people are willing to shell out nearly $1,500 for a bassinet (the Snoo) that supposedly helps your baby sleep better. I’ve tried the Snoo – we rented it for a month when our 3 month old would only nap in our …

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11 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Boy in 2020

Halloween will be here before you know it, and if you haven’t yet figured out what your little one is going to wear, you’d better do it soon! When your child is just a baby, Halloween really serves three purposes: 1) You get to admire how cute your baby is in a costume. 2) You get to take lots of …

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10 Best Halloween Costumes for Baby Girl in 2020

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 Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Review 2019 (at least, we think it’s amazing)

Before our daughter was born, I’ll admit, we were pretty clueless about most baby products. Like most people, we set up a baby registry and put a bunch of stuff on there.  Some of it was pretty straightforward – clothes, blankets, etc.  But there were definitely other products where we had no idea if we’d ever actually use them. One …

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Best Baby Gates for Stairs in 2018 (to keep your little one SAFE)

When you find yourself expecting and the shock/excitement/oh-crap-I’m-having-a-baby emotions start to wear off a little, you will likely find yourself looking up to find all the baby “unfriendly” areas of your home. Wall outlets, table corners, toilet seats, and… stairs. Keeping kids safe around stairs requires the best baby gates for stairs – but which one actually is the best?!? …

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Best Baby Mattress for Crib (to make sure your little one sleeps well)

There are few things more precious to a parent than sleep. So, when you are purchasing a crib and mattress for your baby’s nursery, there is no doubt you are thinking about your sleep as much as theirs. Crib mattresses can be a tricky buy. What is the right firmness? Softness? Are there special materials to avoid? With so many …

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Best Baby Climbing Toys 2018: 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 Crib Mobile in 2018 (How to Keep Your Baby Entertained)

Is a baby crib mobile really a necessity for your baby's nursery? We think is it... and we've reviewed several and put together a post of what we think are the best crib mobile options for your baby nursery. Check it out...

Crib mobiles are an adorable nursery accessory, but are they necessary? In this moms’ opinion, the answer is a resounding, YES! But with so many to choose from, how do you know which is the best crib mobile for your baby?!? I love my crib mobile for my littles. My son had an adorable woodland themed mobile and he used …

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