Baby Gizmo Parenting Tip – Playard Bassinets

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I think I've mentioned this before, but if not, we are trying to get our YouTube Channel on a schedule. Just like normal programming, we want you to know what days we will be posting the videos that you are most interested in. Maybe you just want to see our baby gear reviews and parenting tips? Great! We have a day for that! Have some birthdays coming up and need some toy … [Read more...]

Fisher Price Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard (VIDEO)

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Fisher-Price is going to have a big year in 2015 and one of the first products in January, is the Ultra-Lite Day & Night Play Yard! Weighing in at half the weight (approx 16 lbs) of other playards, this one is perfect for travel. Don't worry, it's not a bare bones playard because it comes with everything needed for napping, sleeping, playing and changing on-the-go!The … [Read more...]

Product Review: Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib

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If you're in the market for a pack 'n play, there are many inexpensive options out there that work just fine for occasional use. But if you travel frequently with your family and/or plan to have your baby nap often in a pack 'n play, you may want to consider the Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib. Yes, at around $200, it's pricey. But it's also lightweight, sleek, … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Video Spotlight Review: 4Moms Breeze

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If you are familiar with the standard playard, you know that they can be rather frustrating to open and close.Do I unlock the walls first or pull up on the center first?Why won't one of the sides unlock?Why is the other side refusing to lock?Grandma can't figure it out. Ever.So many frustrations for such a standard piece of baby gear. Until now. 4Moms has … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Video Review: Joovy Moon Room

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Joovy is changing the shape of playards and they are doing it with the fun Moon Room. This unique playard maximizes the space for your baby to sleep and play while giving it a cool look. Take an up close and personal look at the new Joovy Moon Room in our Baby Gizmo Video above. (Photos and dimensions are below!)SHOP Joovy Moon Room HERE   … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway – Day 2

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Congrats to the winner - Entry #2338 - Victoria H. On the second day of Christmas, Baby Gizmo gave to me...Graco Sweet Slumber Sound Machine and a Pack 'n Play Playard with Reversible Napper and ChangerToday one lucky winner will receive TWO prizes! Yep, this is a winner takes all kind of deal.Since one of the top registry items is a Pack 'n Play, we decided … [Read more...]

New for Graco in 2013 (ABC KIDS EXPO)

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ABC KIDS EXPO 2012 UPDATEAt the ABC Kids Expo in Louisville this week, Graco debuted some of their new 2013 collection. All these products should be available at the beginning of 2013. Here are the highlights:Graco Snugride Click ConnectThe Graco Snugride is getting better in 2013 in the form of the Click Connect 35. At 7.5 lbs, this is the lightest infant car … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Video Review: BabyBjorn Travel Crib Light 2

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Since summer travel season is in full swing, many people are packing up the kids and hitting the road. When you get to your destination, one of the first things on your mind should be, "where is my baby going to sleep?" I hate to say it but hotels and resorts can be a little hit or miss in the baby sleeping arena. You just never know what you are going to get until you get … [Read more...]

Spotlight Product Review: Joovy Room2 Ultralight

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The Room2 Ultralight is the newest addition to Joovy’s popular playards.  The Ultralight is Joovy’s answer to complaints that the original Room2 was too heavy.  So, what did Joovy do?  They made it lighter!  10 lbs lighter!!  Weighing in at 21 lbs, the Room2 Ultralight is 30% lighter than the original Room2 making it much more manageable for travel.  It’s a bit smaller than the … [Read more...]

Hotel Cribs: Why I Bring My Own

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Usually I prefer to bring my own play yard when traveling for the utmost in safety.  Why is it safest?  Because I know that my play yard is not recalled and works properly.  That is not to say that I have never used hotel cribs.  I have.  Many times.  I just make sure that the play yard or travel crib that the hotel provides me with is NOT recalled by checking recalls.gov on my … [Read more...]

Spotlight Product Review: Graco Pack ‘n Play with Newborn Napper

Graco’s Pack n Play Playard with Newborn Napper is Graco’s newest version of their very popular playard. This playard is full of great features including the stand-out feature of the Newborn Napper which is a smaller bassinet-type area specifically for a newborn.This sturdy playard features the standard playard bassinet option, a changing table, music, vibration, nightlight, … [Read more...]

Essentials for Traveling with Baby

For many people the thought of traveling with a baby is the stuff that nightmares are made of. However, with some thoughtful planning, and the right baby gear it can be a great experience. The key to a successful trip is to view the space in your luggage as the most expensive real estate in the world. It is really tempting to pack everything the baby owns, but trust me, hauling … [Read more...]