10 Delicious Dinner Recipes for Lent

It's that time of year! Lent is upon us and for many that means going meatless or at least without red meat. That often means we are looking for dinner recipes for Lent that aren't in our regular rotation. Here are some family-friendly options for delicious Lenten dinners that will be sure to … Continue Reading

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Maclaren USA Bankruptcy Part 2

Yesterday, we posted about the quiet Chapter 7 bankruptcy that Maclaren USA filed for two months ago that hardly anyone seemed to know about. I admitted that I was dumbfounded by the lack of publicity on such a gigantic baby stroller company filing for bankruptcy. Our post generated a lot of interest and comments. This […]


Maclaren USA Quietly Declares Bankruptcy

Wait! What?!?  Did you read that?  Yep, THE Maclaren! The company that created the first umbrella stroller back in the 60s, the once uber-popular stroller company quietly filed for bankruptcy 2 months ago. Wait? What?!? Eeeekkkkk. Pull the e-brake!  Did you catch that? TWO MONTHS AGO! Why has no one reported that? Well, to be […]


Before Parenthood…

Before parenthood, I wish someone told me that: All the beautiful furniture that you own, that white couch, the art deco table, the funky glass lamp, will not work with kids. Seriously. Vacations with children are NOT the same as vacations without children. Not even close. Minivan-driving parents may not have gone into parenthood thinking […]


RECALL: Kelty Single and Double Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

3,000 more strollers recalled! This time the front wheel could unexpectedly fall off. Hmmm…not good. Kind of need all the wheels attached and rolling if you ask me. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with Kelty, announced a voluntary recall of approximately 3,000 Kelty single and double jogging strollers.  Consumers should stop using […]


Bubele’s Patch Buddies Have Your Child’s Back

A Bubele’s Patch Buddy may be just the thing to get your child through the rest of the school year.  Not to mention Spring Break and/or any upcoming trips your family has planned.  And I can’t think of a better camp bag for little ones.  It’s also extremely well-suited to help ease the transition into […]


Making it work – Turkey Sweet Potato Shepherd’s Pie

It’s time to meet yet another new Baby Gizmo editor. This time we brought on a writer who’s specialty is family-friendly food. Michelle is now our resident Baby Gizmo Foodie. Each Friday she is going to share a family-friendly recipe or food post just to mix things up. Everyone likes to eat, right?! So, we […]


No-Bake Energy Bites

Okay, I’m feeling a teensy bit guilty about throwing brownies and cookies at you lately.  It’s just not nice especially if you are watching your figure. Funny thing is, like I told you before, I’m in the middle of doing the Jillian Michael’s 30-Day Shred. As you can imagine, cookies and brownies are not on […]


Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: Baby Jogger City Mini GT Stroller (VIDEO)

Here it is!!  What we’ve all been waiting for!  The VIDEO review of the brand-new, can’t even buy it in the store until next month Baby Jogger City Mini GT! (The crowd goes wild!)   If you are feeling extra feisty today, check out our side-by-side comparison of the City Mini 2012 vs City Mini […]


Rockin It with our Little Tikes Rocker

My daughter was thrilled to receive this rocking horse from my mom last month, and, although it’s always a pleasure to receive a gift that doesn’t make any noise, there are other reasons why I love this rocker. Firstly, there is no assembly required, it comes all ready to go. Secondly, this rocker was well-thought […]


7 Great Books for Preparing a Toddler for a New Sibling

My first daughter was 13 months old when my husband and I learned that we were expecting,. Along with feelings of joy and happiness, we were nervous wrecks. Among our nightly questions to the ceiling in our bedroom were: “How are we going to make this work?” “What if she (our first daughter) resents us?” […]