Kids at School Confessional

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Sometimes you just need to get something off your chest. Just to clear the air. I’m a hypocrite. There I said it. Not in everything, not even every day but I was caught last week. I’m not ashamed. I just want to come clean on my side of the story. Last week, we debuted the Taylor… Read More

Graco Recalls 11 Models of Strollers Due to Fingertip Amputation Hazard

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In cooperation with the CPSC, Graco just announced that they are recalling almost 5 MILLION strollers. Yep, 4.7 million in the US, 202,000 in Canada and 10,300 in Mexico due to fingertip amputation hazard. If you have one of these recalled strollers, you will need to contact Graco Children’s Products at (800) 345-4109 from 8… Read More

Walt Disney Studios Debuts Movie Trailer For Cinderella

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I couldn’t be more excited about the trailer release for the upcoming Disney Cinderella movie that is slated to hit theaters on March 13, 2015! It gives us a sneak peek at this much-anticipated film inspired by the classic fairy tale, “Cinderella” that will bring to life Disney’s 1950 animated masterpiece. The story of “Cinderella”… Read More

Disney INTO THE WOODS to Hit Theaters Christmas Day #IntoTheWoods

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There is something you may not know about me. I LOVE musicals! Seriously, love-love-love them. It was always my dream to star in a musical, but unfortunately, my vocal pipes weren’t in agreement. In other words, I can’t sing. So, my dream is being fulfilled by watching musicals and singing to the soundtrack in the… Read More

Nationwide Baby Wipes Recall Over Possible Bacteria

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A Pennsylvania company has started a voluntary, nationwide recall of 10 different brands of its baby wipes after finding bacteria in some lots of the products and numerous customer complaints. Nutek Disposables Inc. of McElhattan is recalling the following brands of baby wipes: Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender… Read More

Leftover Candy? Join Operation Shoebox!

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With Halloween right around the corner, some of us mamas are a bit wary of how much candy is about to be consumed by our little ones. Am I the only one? Last year was our first year trick or treating – with a 1 and 3 year old – and I can’t believe all… Read More

Pumpkin Seed Trail Mix

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When it comes to pumpkin seeds you have two choices … 1) you can follow a grand tutorial like this and make your own or 2) you can be a touch lazy like me and grab a bag of pre-roasted pumpkin seeds at Trader Joe’s and call it good. Either way, once you’ve got pumpkin… Read More

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ABC Kids Expo and New Baby Products in 2015

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Want to know about all the new baby products coming out in 2015? This weekend I’m heading to the annual ABC Kids Expo in Las Vegas to check out all the amazing things that are coming out in the baby world in 2015. The ABC Kids Expo is a trade show that is only open… Read More

Safety 1st TechTouch Digital Color Video Monitor Coming Soon

Safety 1st TechTouch Digital Color Video

You know that I’m a big fan of video monitors. They are definitely on my list as mommy must-haves when you are having a baby! The best thing about video monitors is that they aren’t just for the baby stage. You can use them with toddlers, kids, husbands and others in you home you need… Read More

Travel Journal: Carnival Freedom at Sea

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This week we are traveling on the Carnival Freedom cruise ship on an 8-day southern Caribbean itinerary. We will be visiting Grand Turk, La Romana (Dominican Republic), Curaçao, and Aruba. Even though today is technically Day 2 on the cruise, I’ve decided to start the journal today on one of our at sea days.We are… Read More

Hilarious Iggy Azalea Parody “I’m So Pregnant” Nails the Pregnant Mom Woes

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You know how we love video (especially funny ones!) at Baby Gizmo so we just had to share this hilarious Iggy Azalea Parody by What’s Up Moms – “I’m So Pregnant”. While many of us have seen the “Fancy” video by Iggy, this is one moms can REALLY relate to! With lyrics that are spot on… Read More

Father’s Day Gifts For the Sports Lover

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Is your dad or husband a sports guy? Do you feel kind of lost when it comes to finding him the right gift? Well, with a whole team of sports lovers in my family, I’ve rounded up a few favorites that are sure to make them smile this Father’s Day … or any other holiday… Read More

Reading Road Trip with Sandals Foundation (VIDEO)

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Today I had the most amazing experience in Turks & Caicos. I took a “Reading Road Trip” with the Sandals Foundation to visit the Enid Capron Primary School, which is one of the Sandals Foundation’s adopted schools and home to 580 students. The Sandals Foundation works to fulfill the promise of the Caribbean community through… Read More

We Need to Make Some Changes

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Today I want to tackle the big white elephant in the room. Facebook. I’m not going to complain about Facebook and go on and on about their big, bad algorithm like other sites because this isn’t a shocker. I always knew (and kind of expected!) that Facebook would start to shut down all the “free”… Read More

Are you there, Babble? It’s me, Baby Gizmo.

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Over a week ago, the giant parenting site, Babble.com, was quietly shut off. Yep, Babble just went offline as if it never happened. No goodbye. No real explanation. No tweets about the ongoing outage. No Facebook updates. What’s even crazier is that no one is talking about it? When Baby Gizmo goes down for 5… Read More

YOU can help #BringBackOurGirls

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The horrific abduction of 236 Nigerian girls from a boarding school to be “sold” is not just a story, it’s real life. If you’re on the Baby Gizmo site, you might have a daughter, a niece, a sister, some young girl that you know and love. Now imagine a revolting, excuse-of-a-man ripping her away from… Read More

Orange is the New Black Season 2 Preview!!

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It’s finally here! The preview we have been waiting months for. While season 2 premiere of Orange is the New Black on Netflix isn’t for another 2 months, they have finally released the preview of what is to come this season! It’s no secret around here that I’m a big fan of good TV! Not reality-type-crap… Read More

Give a Book – Get a Book

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While at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference at Disneyland this past weekend, we were lucky enough to be part of the announcement that Disney Jr. is looking to donate 1 million books to U.S. communities in need, as well as present families with free digital books from Disney Publishing Worldwide through their new program, Give… Read More

Evenflo Recalls 1.3 Million Child Seat Buckles

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Okay, it is Evenflo’s turn to recall over a million car seat buckles. In February, Graco recalled millions for buckle issues and now we have to check out Evenflo car seats! Here is the information from the AP: Evenflo Company Inc. is voluntarily recalling more than 1.3 million child safety seat buckles due to the risk… Read More