New Study Finds Babies Breastfed Longer Are More Intelligent

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We know that breastfeeding your baby has an abundance of benefits including increasing your baby’s immunity, reduced ear infections, lower risk for asthma, lower chance of developing type 1 and type 2 diabetes and high cholesterol later in life and much more. Bottom line – it’s good for your baby. However, there has long been a debate about… Read More

5 Things (This Mom) Never Needed (And 5 things I couldn’t live without)

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I remember stepping into Babies R Us during my first pregnancy and feeling giddy with the anticipation of laser gun mania. We picked a mountain of sh*t (we thought) we needed for our first child. We went totally overboard (okay, so it was mostly me who went overboard). I would encourage anyone who is a… Read More

Fisher Price Comfort Curve Bouncer Review

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All new parents need a place to put baby down every once in a while. Carrying that adorable baby all the time is wonderful, but there are times that you’ll need to jump in the shower, go to the bathroom or just give your arms (or back if you are babywearing non-stop!) a break. That… Read More

How to Buy a Jogging Stroller (VIDEO)

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Welcome to Part 5 of our Baby Gizmo video series “How to Buy a Stroller.” Today we are tackling the jogging stroller. Since you can’t just jog/run with any stroller because they aren’t all up to the task of hitting the payment at a fast pace, you’ll need to find a stroller that is built… Read More

How to Buy a Stroller – Part 3 – Full Size Strollers

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Welcome back to our Baby Gizmo series – “How to Buy a Stroller”. In today’s part 3 episode, we are diving into the biggest category of strollers: the full-size stroller. These are usually stocked with features and are one of the first buggies that parents think of when they start picking out gear for baby.… Read More

How to Buy a Stroller (VIDEO)

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These days, one of the biggest decisions a mom has to make when she is having a baby isn’t necessarily cloth or disposable, what color the nursery will be, or breast or formula, but what she is going to push that adorable bundle of joy in for the next 3+ years. Soon after you see… Read More

Tula Baby Carrier Giveaway (you & a friend!)

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GIVEAWAY CLOSED! Congrats to our winners – Joanna Beyer and her friend Tiffany Spencer Today is SO exciting that we are making it Day 3, Day 4 AND Day 5 of our International Babywearing Week celebration!  Today we are giving away another one of our favorite carriers (and we are SURE it’s one of your favorites too!)… Read More

Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35 Infant Car Seat Video Review

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The Peg Perego Primo Viaggio 4-35 is a new and improved infant car seat that has some much needed updates. To start, it is TWO POUNDS LIGHTER! Yes, safety is of utmost importance but weight matters with an infant car seat. While Peg Perego has always made some of the most stylish infant car seats,… Read More

Fisher Price Woodland Friends Cradle ‘n Swing (VIDEO)

Fisher Price Cradle Swing

It’s all about owls and foxes and other woodland friends for Fisher-Price in 2015! The Fisher-Price Woodland Friends Cradle ‘n Swing  will have the same two swing motions to help soothe baby that we love: you can choose to either rock baby side-to-side like a cradle or swing backwards and forwards, but this model will… Read More

Fisher Price Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Sneak Peek (VIDEO)

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Next month, a new Fisher-Price Auto Rock ‘n Play Sleeper will be available exclusively in Babies R’ US stores. Following up on the hugely popular Rock ‘n Play, this new version will feature a hands-free rocking motion at the push of a button. Music, sound effects and a linkable on-the-go toy keep your baby happy… 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

lillebaby COMPLETE! Baby Carrier Review

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To say that babywearing has made my life easier is an understatement. Especially once my son hit the toddling and then running stage. With two kids I can only go so many directions, and having one on my back is a life saver. Enter the lillebaby COMPLETE! …   Yep, a day at the market… Read More

Baby Snaps or Zippers – Which do you use? (VIDEO)

Zipper Sleepers

Today’s Baby Gizmo video is all about baby sleepers. You know, those long sleeve, long pants, one-piece outfits that you generally put on a baby for bedtime. This is a staple in most baby’s wardrobe and even a go-to fashion piece to keep baby comfy during the day. The most popular fabrics you’ll find are… Read More

4Moms rockaRoo Sneak Peek Video

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4Moms had BIG news at the ABC Kids Expo this year! They are launching three new products in 2014 – a stroller, car seat and their answer to the baby swing. The 4Mom rockaRoo literally flips the swing on its head and rocks like a rocking horse. With a similar look to their popular MamaRoo,… Read More

Safety 1st Genesis Video Monitor Review (VIDEO)

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[onescreen item=”5143904″] Earlier this week, we talked about what features to look for when buying a baby video monitor. Today, we are back to getting up close and personal with a product. The Genesis Video Monitor is a brand new video monitor from Safety 1st. It has many of the must-have features we look for… Read More

Mobi DXR Touch Baby Video Monitor Review (VIDEO)

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[onescreen item=”5141543″]Video monitors can be a God-send to nervous, new parents by giving them a little piece of mind that their tiny, precious bundle of joy is perfectly fine as they sleep. No matter how big or small your home is, you know that I firmly believe that a good video monitor is a worthwhile… Read More

Spotlight Review: Joovy Groove Ultralight (+GIVEAWAY)

Joovy Groove Ultralight

    *Giveaway Closed! Congrats to our giveaway winner – Entry #772 – Julie L. Joovy is one of those companies that really listens to their customers. They completely revamped their Groove stroller in 2011 knowing that there is always room for improvement. While parents still rave about the Groove, there are some who still… Read More

Bebe au Lait BOGO Event + Giveaway!

Bebe au Lait

Congrats to our winners: Entry #56 – Sarah Z. Entry #633 – Tracy D. If you’ve been with us a while, you’d know that Bebe au Lait is one of our very favorite nursing covers. Stylish prints, rigid neckline to see and bond with baby and full coverage – what’s not to love? The Bebe au Lait… Read More

Baby Gizmo Presents Hot Products and Cool Gear in Houston

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UPDATE: All event ticket sales from this Houston event are going to be donated to the Oklahoma branch of the American Red Cross for disaster relief. It’s a great way to help and have a fun night out! In March, I hit LA for three fabulous baby gear events. In April, I stayed close to… Read More

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: phil&teds Poppy High Chair

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There is a new high chair on the block and this one is from phil&teds. Keeping in mind those busy, modern parents who may be short on space and time, phil&teds has introduced the compact and super easy to clean poppy high chair. With what this super lightweight chair (weighs only 8.8 lbs!) lacks in… Read More