Having Twins? Baby Products You NEED Two of (and those you don’t!)

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When I found out I was having twins, I began to mentally calculate the cost. It seemed like a lot of dollars and a lot of floor space would be eaten up by purchasing two of everything. I found out pretty quick there were some must have items, and some not so much. If you are having twins, here are my recommendations for baby products you need two of and those you don't!You … [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 first-time mother to take along someone who has at least two kids so she can … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo & SunnyBump Giveaway

*Congrats to our winner - Entry #353 -  Jean S. Baby Gizmo has some super cool friends who are expecting soon! This isn't just any ordinary bundle of joy they are getting ready for, this is the Grand Poobah of expected arrivals and it's coming! Soon. We can't tell you everything yet because we are sworn to secrecy just like that best friend who swore never, ever to reveal the … [Read more...]

A Stroller Liner to Save the Day

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Ever tried to clean up a diaper blowout from a stroller seat? Gah! How about when grandma hands your toddler an Oreo cookie in his stroller? Arrgghh. Forget about that leaky sippy cup full of milk that is tipped over in your stroller for days? Opps. These are just a few reasons why a stroller liner could save the day.One of our more popular questions at Baby Gizmo is why … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: Motorola Video Baby Monitor

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I didn’t buy a video baby monitor with my first daughter because I didn’t want to dish out hundreds of dollars on a product that I didn’t think I really needed. So, with my first, we got by with sound monitors, cheap sound monitors that picked up the fights and late night rendezvous of my neighbors. It wasn’t ideal, but at the time, it worked well enough for us.But by the … [Read more...]

Move over BPA there is a new outlaw in town!

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The most frightening thing I have read all week is this article from Scientific American: Chemical Flame Retardants Lace Baby Products, New Study Finds.   The title basically says it all.  I knew flame retardants were abundant in crib mattresses and pajamas but I didn't realize how prevalent they really were.  The article discusses the study of 101 different baby items from car … [Read more...]

The Baby Gizmo Annual Survey of Ridiculous Baby Products

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It's time for my favorite post of the year: The Baby Gizmo Annual Survey of Ridiculous Baby Products!You know how much we love baby gear and the more innovative and practical the better. In our search for the best baby gear on the planet, we've come across a few things that have made us go, "Huh?!?!" These might not be the most brilliant inventions, but they will certainly … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas Day 11

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Storksak Emily Twill PewterDay 11 of the Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas is about chic style for mama!  This gorgeous Storksak diaper bag will keep mom organized and stylish all at the same time!  The Storksak Emily Twill Pewter Diaper Bag is made of metallic twill cotton (which is coated for easy cleaning!) and features faux leather trim.  This bag also features an … [Read more...]

Wet bags are a mom’s best friend

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Wet bags are an ultra convenient bag made of a waterproof PUL or polyurethane laminate.  Think of all the great uses for a waterproof bag: wet swimsuits, sweaty gym clothes, dirty shoes, potty training accidents when you are out and about, small wet bags even make great lunch bags.  These bags contain all the icky, smelly messes we have to deal with but manage to come out of … [Read more...]

Snot’s Best Friend: The NoseFrida

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The NoseFrida is a nasal aspirator which originated in Sweden. It was then introduced to the United States by Kaisa Levine after discovering the device when her 6-week old baby caught a bad cold while visiting family in Sweden. It is endorsed by doctors and moms across the USA.The NoseFrida has 3 main components to it: the nozzle (measuring 5 inches), the filter and a long … [Read more...]

2.2 Million More Cribs Recalled!!

Seven Manufacturers Announce Recalls to Repair Cribs to Address Entrapment, Suffocation and Fall Hazards Industry Launches New Initiative to Secure Drop Sides with Free Immobilization DevicesThe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), with the cooperation of seven firms, is announcing voluntary recalls of more than two million cribs to address drop-side hazards and … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Super Siblings Photo Contest

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We think siblings are SUPER! To celebrate siblings, Baby Gizmo is having a Super Sibling Photo Contest! We are looking for all types of siblings photos. Get creative! We love the photos where your kids are helping each other and getting along. Or hey, they can be fighting in the photo too! What? Siblings fight?!? Say it isn't so! Pictures of siblings-to-be are even allowed! So, … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Weekly Giveaway: First Years True Fit Premier

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BabyGizmo.com 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 http://www.babygizmo.com to be entered to win! Good luck!  The winner will be chosen on Sunday, April 25, 2010 from everyone that logs in this week!Click here to read our full review of the First Years True … [Read more...]

10% Discount on 2010 Joovy Caboose Ultralights!!

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Did you see our video review of the new 2010 Joovy Caboose Ultralight?  Are you convinced it's the stroller for you?We wanted to share a great discount code for 10% off the purchase of a Joovy Ultralight directly from the Joovy website!  Visit the online Joovy store - pick between the 5 fabulous colors (Brownie, Black, Orangie, Greenie & Blueberry) - add it to the cart … [Read more...]

Bugaboo Introduces their RED iPhone Holder

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Bugaboo has recently introduced the new Bugaboo RED iPhone holder!  With the new Bugaboo RED iPhone holder you can connect with the world while on the go with your Bugaboo.It is a great tool for parents who want to stay connected while on the go.  It keeps your hands free while strolling but still allows you to keep an eye out for incoming calls, emails or texts.  Hey, just … [Read more...]