Pumping Mamas: A Breakdown on How to Buy A Pump

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When our first was born I registered for a manual pump to compliment breastfeeding which I was confident would be an easy task since its natural.  Not so easy it turns out.  I had a beautiful, healthy and even happy baby unless we were trying to feed him in which case he was a screaming… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: The First Years Indigo 50

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The Indigo 50 is the newest addition to The First Years family.  This modular stroller has a couple standout features such as a reversible seat and large basket and is definitely budget friendly.  The Indigo has a wide seat at 14” to accommodate heftier kids but with a shorter 23” inch seatback to canopy measurement,… Read More

Woombie: Your new favorite swaddler!

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At 4 months my daughter decided 45 minute naps were long enough.  I however disagreed and thus began my search for tips, tricks, and tools that would help her sleep longer.  I tried patting her back, rocking her, swaddling her but nothing worked until I found the Woombie.  Her first nap in the woombie lasted… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Tiny Love Gymini Bouncer

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Tiny Love is an award-winning company of developmental toys selling in over 40 countries worldwide. They are recognized for their adaptation of the latest trends in childhood development and ongoing consultations with parents, child development specialists, psychologists and quality assurance specialists to ensure that each toy from Tiny Love is innovative, engaging and encourages skill… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Peapod Plus

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KidCo was incorporated in 1992 as a manufacturer of child, pet and hearth safety gates. Since then, they have expanded their line to encompass a wide variety of child home safety products, natural feeding products, bed rails and travel products. The KidCo PeaPod is their original travel bed, but since it only is rated for… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Mutsy Duoseat

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Mutsy (pronounced ‘moot’-sy), a Netherlands-based company that has been producing high quality strollers since 1935, never ceases to amaze us with their strollers.   The Duoseat is Mutsy’s newest addition as well as their first introduction into the world of double strollers.  The Duoseat is actually a two seat insert that works with the 4Rider… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Peg Perego Jumper Seat

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Strollers that transform from a single to a double are all the rage right now!  Many parents want to avoid buying a completely new stroller for two when their second bundle of joy arrives, so Peg Perego took action.  They have recently introduced the Jumper Seat to transform the Skate 2010 (and the original model)… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Peg Perego Skate 2010

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The Peg Perego Skate 2010 is the newest and much improved version of their original luxury Skate stroller!  Peg Perego really listened to their customers (and us!) to improve on a few features to make the stroller even better.   Just as before, it has many stand-out features that make this a big competitor in the… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Peg Perego GT3 ForTwo

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The Peg Perego GT3 ForTwo is a 3-wheel, all-terrain single stroller that transforms to an inline double stroller when you attach the included rear seat.  This stroller has many of the features that you look for in a full-size, all-terrain stroller plus the added benefit of having a second seat! The main seat is very… Read More

Let’s Welcome Mamas & Papas to the US!

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Proclaimed Great Britian’s number one baby brand, Mamas & Papas brings their delectable products across the pond.  On August 12th, Mamas & Papas will offer their eye-catching full size and light-weight strollers, which are said to rival the Bugaboo, Maclaren, Mutsy and other well known high end strollers, as well as their yummy highchairs and appealing bouncers to… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Micralite Fastfold Superlite

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The Micralite Fastfold Superlite is the little sis of the Micralite Toro.  It has many of the features of a full-size stroller such as a reclining seat, swivel front wheels that lock straight, one-handed maneuverability but in a very lightweight package!   The seat has a unique shape (narrow at the top and wider at… Read More

Your kid’s favorite yogurt snacks make a great frozen treat.

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Frozen deserts are a must in my house during the hot summer months and I just found my new favorite for the kids and maybe for me too.  I noticed on the box of our favorite tubed yogurt that you can toss them in the freezer for a frozen yogurt snack.  Genius!  I decided to… Read More

Craving Something Unique for Baby? Try Etsy!

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One of my favorite websites to go to for unique baby items (especially gifts!) is etsy.com. If you’ve never heard of Etsy, it is an online marketplace for mostly handmade goods (with people from over 150 countries buying and selling). From tutus and pacifier clips to complete bedding sets and birth announcements; if you think… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Valco Baby Hitch Hiker

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The best stroller accessory to have is the Valco Baby Hitch Hiker.  The Hitch Hiker takes your favorite single stroller and transforms it into a double.  The Hitch Hiker fits a large variety of strollers from cheap umbrella to Baby Jogger’s City Mini to an all terrain stroller like Bumbleride’s Indie.  This board can even fit… Read More

Wet bags are a mom’s best friend

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Wet bags are an ultra convenient bag made of a waterproof PUL or polyurethane laminate.  Think of all the great uses for a waterproof bag: wet swimsuits, sweaty gym clothes, dirty shoes, potty training accidents when you are out and about, small wet bags even make great lunch bags.  These bags contain all the icky,… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Valco Baby Tri Mode EX Twin

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The Tri Mode EX Twin is sporty, fabulous and functional all at the same time!  This side-by-side, double, all-terrain stroller can be your everyday stroller, your double pram (with the optional husssh bassinettes), double jogger and triple stroller (with the optional toddler seat) all rolled into one.  So, basically you are getting four strollers for… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Bugaboo Bee Plus 2010

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The Bugaboo Bee Plus is the new and improved version of the original Bugaboo Bee.  Bugaboo listened to their customers to improve on a few features to make the stroller more comfortable and user friendly.  The Bee is a lightweight plus stroller that is great for chic parents on-the-go.  It has some fantastic features like… Read More

Baby Gizmo Sippy Cup Battle: To Leak or Not to Leak!

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There are tons of choices of sippy cups on the market.  Some are cute and some are unique!  Which ones do you choose?  We’ll take a non-leaking sippy over a cute one any day of the week!  We know, we know, every sippy cup claims to be “spill-proof” and easy to use!  Well, after countless… Read More

Snot’s Best Friend: The NoseFrida

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The NoseFrida is a nasal aspirator which originated in Sweden. It was then introduced to the United States by Kaisa Levine after discovering the device when her 6-week old baby caught a bad cold while visiting family in Sweden. It is endorsed by doctors and moms across the USA. The NoseFrida has 3 main components… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Orbit Baby G2

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Want to feel like you are getting the star treatment?  Push an Orbit Baby G2.  The Orbit Baby G2 is truly a celebrity stroller!  Of all the strollers that we have reviewed, we have gotten the most attention from the G2!  The G2 is the second generation Orbit Baby Stroller that was released to the… Read More