Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas 2014 Giveaway – Day 8

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Congrats to our winners – Melissa W. –  Step2 Ford F150 SVT Raptor Amy F. – Step2 Spin & Go Cruiser On the 8th Day of Christmas, Baby Gizmo gave to me… (TWO WINNERS TODAY!) Winner #1 will receive: Step2 2-IN-1 FORD F-150 SVT RAPTOR  Last week we introduced you to the this… Read More

How to Clean Reusable Straws (VIDEO)

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We are back to How-To Monday this week with a handy trick on how to keep all those reusable straws clean. My husband and I drink green smoothies every morning and we each have our favorite cup complete with a colorful, reusable straw. There is nothing grosser than a dirty straw in the morning, right?… Read More

At-Home Preschool Tips And Activities

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If you have a little preschooler at home, like I do, you may get stuck on finding activities that are not only fun but that teach something too. I tend to turn to other moms online to help me prepare my son for Kindergarten, and with the right attitude and resources, it can be super… Read More

7 Things No-one Tells You About Having a C-Section

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Coming up is an important milestone for me, which will mark three months to the date that I went through two life-changing events: 1) on 16 July 2014 I was blessed with a daughter, Baby K; and 2) I had a cesarean. I have to differentiate between the two things and treat them as if… Read More

Leftover Canned Pumpkin Recipes

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I have a question.  Why does every recipe I pin lately only call for a ½ cup of pumpkin? Or, I guess the bigger question- why can I not buy a smaller can of pumpkin? I’m quick to write off a recipe that calls for an ingredient I don’t use often.  Call me stubborn, but… Read More

Quick Tip: How To Keep Little Kids Busy

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Today we’re sharing a quick tip on how to keep your kids busy at a restaurant or at home when you need five minutes of peace to just drink that cup of coffee alone. This is for parents of little ones, mainly toddlers and preschoolers, and involves you having two bags of $1 toys from… Read More

Review: Disney Girls’ “Frozen” Silver-Plated Anna and Elsa Pendant Necklace

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If you’re looking for a simple gift for a little girl who is a big fan of Frozen this holiday season, consider this necklace from Disney. My 4 year old daughter recently received this and she absolutely loves it! I had to tell you about it because it’s not like your usual plastic Frozen necklace-… Read More

5 Delicious No-Cook Baby Food Recipes

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GUEST AUTHOR: HARRIET FOSTER There are going to be times when you are in a rush and simply do not have the luxury of preparing your baby a time consuming homemade meal.  In these situations many mother resort to torturing their baby with that foul tasting bottled or canned baby food purchased from the local grocery.… Read More

My Miscarriage Experience

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  Something about writing to other women, other parents, helps me get through the hard days. I wrote when my Mirena IUD perforated my uterus at 6 weeks post partum and I had to have emergency surgery, when we found out my son had lip tie and that that’s what was causing my intense breastfeeding… Read More

Oh Baby, What a Deal! Save 20% on Baby Gear at Amazon.com!

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We have great news! Now through September 30, Amazon Baby Store customers can save an additional 20% off car seats, strollers and baby gear by using the promo code WHATADEAL at checkout! The Oh Baby, What a Deal promotion includes a great selection of products from Graco, Evenflo, Safety 1st, Chicco and Recaro. Below are… Read More

How To Survive Disney World With Kiddos

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Around the country, schools have started and it’s a great time to visit Walt Disney World with little ones.  However, even with crowds being lighter than usual because school is in session, it’s still Walt Disney World, where visitors come from around the globe.  There are certain ways of managing the madness so that everyone… Read More

Baby Jogger City Mini Zip Stroller (VIDEO)

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The Baby Jogger City Mini Zip stroller was released in Jun 2014, and we have an exclusive video of it just for you! With the capability of carrying a child from birth through to 55lbs, and weighing only 16lbs, this is one you should see. It boasts the smallest Baby Jogger stroller fold, that you… Read More

10 Ways To Know That You Live With a 3 or 4 Year Old

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We talk about the sleepless nights of the baby stage, the madness of the toddler years, and the terrifying terrible twos, but we really don’t talk about the roller coaster ride of emotions that are the preschool years. What’s it like living with a kid who can now express themselves well? Here are ten signs… Read More

Does Your Child Grind Their Teeth?

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Back in May, we flew to London to visit my family for a month. Both my kids (almost 4 and almost 2) still sleep next to us, so in London, we had the same set up. About ten days into our trip, I started hearing a terrible noise that I recognized very well- the sound… Read More

Our New Summer Fave – Lollipop Cookies!

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My kids love to help me in the kitchen. Is that a good thing? I guess but I am always torn between “This is so fun!” and “This is so annoying!” My goals are usually to keep them entertained for a short while, to end up with something yummy that makes us all happy, and… Read More

Baby Shower Games And Activities

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My best friend is expecting a baby and I am in the beginning stages of planning a baby shower for her. Baby showers are a lot of work but so much fun! So long as you plan ahead and have some great food on hand, you’ll be golden. So if you’re about to throw a… Read More

Nespresso Aeroccino 3 Gives You Milky, Frothy Coffee At Home!

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I think all parents *need* coffee. Only a few months ago I wrote about this stainless steel French Press that is now so well loved in our home that I’ve deemed it my third child. We like to have milk in our coffee, but warming it in a small pan with two little children running… Read More

Important British English/American English Words You Should Know

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Americans speak English, Brits speak English,  so all the words should be the same, right? Wrong. Having moved to the USA 6 years ago, but still visiting London once a year, I’m getting used to people looking at me strangely when I say certain words. Saying “Can I have a jacket potato?” in America has most people wondering about my sanity, while… Read More

Bugaboo Bee: A Huge Hit In London!

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Working for a baby product company means you tend to notice strollers, baby carriers, gadgets etc more than a normal person would. And walking around London, all I see is….. Bugaboo. Bugaboo Bee, Bugaboo Cameleon, I even spotted the expensive Bugaboo Donkey in my first week! There are other strollers around, but I would say… Read More

Top 10 Outdoor Toys for Summertime Fun

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Pamela Brill is a professional magazine editor and writer whose work has appeared in such national publications as Parents, Pregnancy & Newborn and Woman’s Day magazines. She’s also the mother of two girls, ages 10 and 6, and yes, her house is noisy. When Pam isn’t busy shuttling her kiddos around town or finding new… Read More