Sick Bin: Get organized and prepared… ahead of time


In our house we have a First Aid kit, Earthquake Kit and locked cabinets full of medicine and emergency needs for our kids. What I didn’t realize we needed was a Sick Bin. Now before you go and call me crazy/too cautious/too organized, think of the times when your child unexpectedly vomited all over you, your furniture, bed, carpet and bathroom. With my kids, it comes out of … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Etsy style for kids


Valentine’s Day is right around the corner but you still have time to get your little one a last minute outfit or be inspired to make one yourself. Thanks to the lovely and talented people at Etsy, here are some of our favorite designs for your little Valentine.   XOXO Valentine’s Day shirt $23  I’m big on shirts and outfits that are meant for a holiday but can be … [Read more...]

Family activity: Your very own family day


There’s a day to celebrate love (Valentine’s Day), there’s a day to celebrate a man that changed equality (Martin Luther King Jr. Day) and there’s a day to celebrate the birth of your child (birthday), but what about starting your own day? Starting your our own family tradition? Maybe one that your kids can pass down from generation to generation. How to pick a family … [Read more...]

How do you handle being sick?


Because I? I am a wimp. I can birth a 9 pound 9 ounce baby naturally but I can’t stand having a paper cut on my finger… or being sick. God should have built women to have an immunity of steel or at least with some feel good hormones and endorphins so the female body thinks it’s doing something like having a baby – minus the baby. For the past 5 days I’ve contemplated … [Read more...]

Dear Beyoncé,


Dear Beyoncé, First of all, congratulations on your new baby girl! Everyone here at Baby Gizmo wishes you and your family much happiness. Although, it’s kind of hard not to be happy when you have seven nannies, baby nurses, personal assistants, life coaches, make-up artists, nutritionists, personal trainers and don’t even get me started on your home gym, which is probably … [Read more...]

Last minute shopping tips and ideas


It doesn't matter how organized you think you are, life seems to throw in a curve balls every once in a while. Almost everyone I know has come down with a nasty bug, which keeps him or her bedridden and unable to hit the stores for holiday shipping. Well, that's not completely true considering I've seen some green looking people walking the aisles of Target when they should be … [Read more...]

I’m sick of Santa getting all the credit


Okay, not really... We're not that vain. But this year, we're changing things up a little when it comes to the gifts under the Christmas tree. Last year was a bit excessive, and while that is hard for me to say (because I love giving gifts), it was evident about 10 minutes after all the gifts were opened. As expected, the boys flocked to their favorite toys and the rest … [Read more...]

LEGO and small storage solutions for all those holiday toys


Are you looking at the gifts you purchased for your children with wide eyes? LEGOs are always a must-have holiday toy -- they also come with a lot of little pieces. Even the DUPLO blocks need a place to live (and hurt like heck when you step on them). Here's our roundup of this year's must-have LEGO (and other small toy) storage solutions. Swoop Bag With Swoop Bags ($45), … [Read more...]

Holiday gifts for the mom-to-be


Give the pregnant mom-to-be these great holiday gifts! She's sure to love the humor, practicality and thought that go into each one of these gifts. P@rn For New Moms This hilarious book shows images of good-looking guys doing exactly what new mothers want, think and need. This fun book will bring some big belly laughs to the mom-to-be this holiday season. Deluxe Pregnancy … [Read more...]

RoSK Woobee Pouch Review


The Woobee Pouch is the must-have accessory for winter! We love Rain or Shine Kids (RoSK) products so it's no surprise that we can't get enough of the newest member of the RoSK family -- the Woobee Pouch. Like its cousin -- the All-Weather Woobee -- the Woobee Pouch is designed to provide comfort, protection from the elements and warmth in cold weather conditions but the … [Read more...]

Bring outdoor play inside


The weather is changing so now's the perfect time to bring some outdoor play indoors! In addition to the puzzles, crafts, books and okay... video games, there's no excuse to put the outdoor play on hold when it's too cold. Here are some ideas and tips to still have fun inside while the rain and snow falls outside. Use your garage for playing ball -- this keeps picture … [Read more...]

Alarm clocks for little kids


Teach your kids to stay in bed with these easy to use, effective clocks made specifically for young children. Before a child knows how to read time, you can teach them that it's not okay to jump out of bed at 3 am or to rise and shine with the sun. These clocks not only help you -- and your child -- get some much-needed Zzz's, it teaches your child responsibility while … [Read more...] the essential baby box

bbox -- The essential baby box It’s the go everywhere plastic diaper wallet that fits into your lifestyle and your handbag! I've tried many different diaper cases over the past 9+ years and there is nothing that comes close to the Easy access to wipes With my wiggly toddler, changing on the go difficulties have become a thing of the past. Thanks to the … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: BabyBjorn Miracle Carrier


The new BabyBjorn Miracle Carrier is a sure hit for new parents. The Miracle Carrier easily grows and adjusts along with your baby making it an essential item from birth. Improved fit for parents Transfers easily from parent to parent- no additional straps needed. Easy adjustable wider straps for comfort. The ergonomic waistbelt can easily be adjusted to vary … [Read more...]

Goodbyn- Practical and Interactive Lunches (and more)


Goodbyn is a bynto-style lunchbox that is fun and practical for parents and kids alike! TWO CONVENIENT SIZES The smaller size, the Goodbyn Bynto, is the perfect on the go snack container but also works great as a lunchbox for toddlers. The Original Goodbyn Lunchbox Kit is a lunchbox strategically portioned to ensure that your child not only gets the ideal portion size … [Read more...]