The Baby Car Seat Basics

Let’s do something different with this post. Let’s pretend we’re seated in a classroom with those plastic “school” seats with metal supports. Let’s pretend I’m at the chalkboard, acting as “teacher.” Let’s pretend I’m standing in front of a green chalkboad that’s recently been washed with chalky-water and an old sponge. Are you there with… Read More

Making Baby Food At Home: The Basics


Making Baby Food At Home: The Basics When I was pregnant, I had big plans for how I would raise a healthy baby – breastfeeding, cloth diapers, BPA-free plastics and homemade baby food were just the beginning.  However, when my daughter’s medical needs changed my plans, I tried to hold on to whatever I could… Read More

Swaddle, swaddle, swaddle!


Technically Baby #3 can come at any time. I’m only 16 days away from my due date and still have tons of things to do. One of the things on my growing (and never ending…) to-do list is to practice my 2 a.m. swaddle. With the first baby the nurses in the hospital were so… Read More

Fall diaper bags under $100!


So as I finally start shopping for the necessities related to having a baby, I’ve also had to come to the realization that maybe I should have a budget in mind. While the designer diapers were a bit of a splurge (especially since they’ll soon be in the garbage can), the stroller, the bassinet, the… Read More

Mountain Buggy Duet sneak peak!


I am obsessed with the new mountain buggy duet despite the fact that I have not yet gotten a chance to touch it, push it or even see it live in real life.  The idea of a double stroller in the package of a single is the dream stroller for most parents.  Here is a… Read More

What’s more fun then a mermaid ballerina?


To make a long story short my family is living like gypsies for the next 3 months.We will be living out of hotels mostly and I began my search for a great bath toy.  It needed to be small enough for packing but fun enough to hold their attention for 3 months.  A few days… Read More

New Guidelines for Car Seats Can Work (VIDEO)


BABY GIZMO VIDEO SEGMENT It’s a hot topic. The new guidelines issued by the American Academy of Pediatrics for children in car seats.  We have heard from a lot of parents that their kids would never fit rear-facing.  That the older toddlers would be too uncomfortable.  We wanted to do a quick video showing you that you CAN… Read More

Baby Gizmo Weekly Giveaway: Fall Outing in Style with Baby


This Fall a lucky Baby Gizmo reader will take baby out in style with a great prize package from three fabulous brands, pediped, kokopax and Mutsy. From pediped, the winner will receive two pairs of footwear from any collection in the pediped footwear system. Yep, the winner picks the shoes! To see the complete pediped… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Recaro ProRide Convertible Seat


Recaro is known worldwide as a leader in racing and car seats and has been manufacturing safe, high quality automotive products for over 100 years. The Recaro Proseries is the newest line in the Recaro family of children car seats, replacing the Como and Signo lines. The Recaro ProRide combines several features found in the… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Baby Jogger City Mini Double


Baby Jogger has been providing active moms and dads with strollers for more than 26 years.  The Baby Jogger Company was born in 1984 when Phil Baechler created the first jogging stroller, making his jogs with his infant son easier and more enjoyable. The Baby Jogger City Mini Double is the same City Mini that… Read More

Scandinavian Child Introduces Lillebaby Diaper Bags


Scandinavian Child recently announced the arrival of the brand new líllébaby Diaper Bags. These bags are loaded with features that make life on-the-go with baby simpler!  Plus, they are reasonably priced at only $75 (Oslo) and $65 (Stockholm.)   líllébaby Oslo Diaper Bag The Oslo diaper bag is slim and light but roomy!  It sports multiple pockets to keep… Read More

Baby Gizmo Weekly Giveaway: First Years True Fit Premier

truefit is giving away a First Years True Fit Premier Convertible Car Seat in their Giant Weekly Giveaway this week! All you need to do is log in this week at to be entered to win! Good luck!  The winner will be chosen on Sunday, April 25, 2010 from everyone that logs in this week!… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Belle Baby Carrier


The Belle Baby Carrier is a front carrier for babies 8-30 lbs that works with baby facing front or back, and comes in 12 chic color options including 4 organic choices. The outer portion of the Belle Baby Carrier is made of comfortable, yet strong upholstery grade microsuede fabric, and it has a breathable mesh… Read More

Spotlight Product Review: Stroll-Air My Duo Stroller


The My Duo is Stroll-Air’s newest addition to their stroller line.  This side-by-side stroller has some standout features that make it unique and fabulous in the world of double strollers!  The My Duo is perfect for not only twins but siblings of different ages. As most moms of two children know, finding the perfect double… Read More

Baby Gizmo Facebook Fan Giveaway Contest!


Baby Gizmo has recommitted itself to the Facebook Family!  So, now we are looking for some friends!  Well, technically we are looking for “fans” but we consider our fans as our friends…and our friends as our fans! So, what better way to celebrate our new dedication to Facebook, our friends and our fans than with… Read More

Valco Baby Newest Stroller, The Matrix, is Now Available


The newest addition to the Valco Baby line of strollers is the Matrix stroller, which offers parents great value without sacrificing features.  This all-terrain stroller sports clean lines, a padded interior and easy smooth swivel system!  Compatible with many of Valco Baby innovative accessories (including the Toddler Seat and Hitch Hiker), the Matrix will adjust to… Read More

New lillebaby EveryWear Carriers Now Available


Introduced in 2008, the líllébaby EveryWear Carrier debuted!  This carrier was designed to be worn every way and everywhere and is now available in three styles to meet the needs of on-the-go parents: Style, Organic and Sport. The only JPMA Certified carrier on the market, the EveryWear Carrier allows a parent to carry a baby… Read More

Month Six: My Must-Have Baby Products


We have made it to 6 months!!  We are all a little sleep deprived but we made it.  Happy 1/2 birthday, Sutton!  This summer I put together a list of the essential products that I depended on the first month and thought now would be a good time to update that.  Every new mama has… Read More

Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas Day 11!


Storksak Jess Red Label Bag This large shoulder bag made of heavy cotton canvas features an adjustable shoulder strap, two front flap pockets and one back compartment with magnetic closure, padded changing mat, thermo-insulated bottle holder to keep liquids warm or cool for up to 4 hours, a roomy main compartment with multiple pockets/compartments and… Read More

Congratulations to 12 Days of Christmas Day 8 Winner!


Congratulations to  Claudia from Ormond Beach, FL  for winning the eighth day of the Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas.  Claudia won a kokopax Classic Carrier! Make sure you log in to to be entered to win the Summer Infant Slim and Secure Handheld Video Monitor.