Hospital Bag Must Haves

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I distinctly remember throwing together a hospital bag (if you could even call it that) when my contractions were four minutes apart and I was heading out the door to give birth to my son four years ago. I was a first time hospital bag packer and while I knew to bring the basic necessities, I hadn't planned ahead and will be doing things differently when I give birth a second … [Read more...]

Featured Review: Graco Swing by Me 2 in 1 Portable Swing

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A swing is a must-have on many new parent baby registries. My babies adored their swings. Raised up from the floor, ensconced behind metal poles, plastic trays and wide-winged seats, my babies had a great view of the family room and yet were protected from most of the hubbub of our house. There are three basic types of baby swings: Traditional Swing (full-size that swings … [Read more...]

Six Great Pregnancy Apps / Websites

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I'm currently pregnant with my second child, and I've noticed many differences between my first pregnancy and this one. With my first, I never had enough information. I loved reading about the daily developments of my baby. I really thrived on knowledge. This time around, I am equally excited to be growing my baby. However, I have spent very little time reading about my … [Read more...]

The Whys of Parenting and Cheski Baby Socks

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*This is a sponsored post by The Cheski Sock Company. Thanks for supporting Baby Gizmo.  There are so many "whys" that you'll ask yourself when you become a parent. Some have pretty simple answers and some just don't. One question you may ask yourself every time you are backtracking your steps in the mall for the lost sock, or digging around in the crib for where it went is, … [Read more...]

RECALL: Beech-Nut Nutrition Recalls Baby Food After Glass Found in Jar

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It's time to check your food pantries, everyone, because thousands of jars of Beech-Nut baby food have been recalled! Beech-Nut Nutrition has announced a recall of approximately 1,920 pounds of baby food products that may be contaminated with small pieces of glass, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ood Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The … [Read more...]

Baby Registry Just Became More Fun, Easy & Stylish with Gugu Guru (GIVEAWAY)

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There is big news in the baby world that I've been keeping from you for a while and I'm super excited to finally announce it. I've been working with Gugu Guru founder, Monica Banks, a consultant with a focus on the Mom & Baby industry and mother of two, to help create a new type of personalized baby registry! We know you've seen list after list on what you are supposed … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Review: Inglesina Gusto High Chair

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There is a new high chair on the block and this one is from Inglesina. Keeping in mind those busy, modern parents who may be short on space and time, Inglesina has introduced the compact folding Gusto high chair. This full-featured high chair has a 3-position reclining backrest that is easy to do with one hand for when your baby want to drink their bottle or literally falls … [Read more...]

8 Fun Gender Reveal Ideas!

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Am I the only one who tears up when I see gender reveals? I don't even know these people but the excitement and happiness on their face is so emotional and beautiful! Whether you take a clever photo for your Instagram and Facebook followers or plan an elaborate party to tell all of your friends and family members, today I've rounded up some great gender reveal ideas for … [Read more...]

Why Five is the Best Age Ever

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My littlest guy is five years old, and although he would be quick to correct me that he is 5 AND A HALF, I think he is at the best age ever. He is my 3rd so I’ve run through the gamut with all ages up to ten years old so I have a little experience with which ages are good and which are a little more…shall we say, challenging. Hello, 9 years old! As I was dropping off my … [Read more...]

Review: Combi Fold and Go Double Stroller + Giveaway

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Giveaway CLOSED! Congrats to our winner - Karen C. When you are out and about or traveling with two kids, the last thing you want to worry about is folding a bulky, heavy, hard-to-fold double stroller. Juggling two kids is hard enough, you need a stroller that doesn't make things worse. The new Combi Fold and Go Double Stroller to the rescue! This side-by-side … [Read more...]

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 how long an infant should be … [Read more...]

Cute Pregnancy Announcements!

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Who doesn't love a good "We're Expecting!" announcement? They can be hysterical, heart warming, or just plain cute, but they all have one thing in common: making everyone so emotional! Whether it's your first or your fifth baby, we've rounded up some cute announcements that would be fun to duplicate! All you need for this is some chalk, a wall, and good handwriting … [Read more...]

Bugaboo Previews Van Gogh Special Edition Bee3

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Famous for their gorgeous designer collaborations, Bugaboo debuted their latest special edition stroller and our friends at Growing Your Baby have the scoop. Partnering with the Van Gogh Museum, bugaboo chose the artist’s famous Almond Blossom, which represents new life and new beginnings. The bold, dramatic brush strokes and colours that give van Gogh’s work a … [Read more...]

Feeling down? 5 ways to feel your best during pregnancy

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Remember that old adage, "When you look good, you feel good?" Well, it's both an apt statement and a tall order in the first months of pregnancy. In those beginning weeks, while you and your partner guard your little secret, you're most likely keeping your news under wraps. You don't have to tell us how you feel, either, what with morning sickness, fatigue and an onslaught of … [Read more...]