Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: New (and Improved!) Joovy Groove


Think companies don’t listen to their customers? Then you haven’t met Joovy yet. This family-owned company not only makes great products but when something doesn’t suit their customers, they change it. The new and improved Joovy Groove stroller is a perfect example of this. While the Groove stroller isn’t brand new, this new and improved version is. The Groove received a … [Read more...]

Is it Worth Crying Over Spilled Milk?

beaba training cup

One of the milestones that comes with your baby celebrating its first birthday is that he/she is now expected to be old enough to stop drinking out of a bottle. So after only using a nipple for their entire life, young children are supposed to suddenly enjoy drinking out of a hard spout. Most families find this to be an extremely difficult transition, ours included. In fact, at … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight VIDEO Review: KidKraft Deluxe Fire Rescue Set


Next up in our “Hot Holiday Toys 2011: Hot or Hype” Video Series is the KidKraft Deluxe Fire Rescue Set. With a special guest, we are highlighting this firehouse for your little firefighter-to-be in our latest Baby Gizmo Video Segment. Take a look at what we liked to help you decide if it should make it onto your holiday gift list!   SHOP KidKraft Deluxe Fire Rescue Set … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Product Review: Inglesina Fast Table Chair


Are you looking for a great hook-on chair for your baby on-the-go?  You may not need to look any farther than the Inglesina Fast Table Chair. This lightweight, compact, hook-on chair makes a great travel buddy for your little one. Plus, this chair isn’t just for travel but can also give your little one a seat with the family at home. I’m not a big fan of the dirty, public … [Read more...]

Bloom Debuts the Zen Stroller!

bloom zen in the back of a Mini Cooper

bloom debuted their new Zen stroller at the ABC Kids Expo last week.  Just when you think you've seen every stroller possibility...then comes the Zen. You should see the fold on this stroller!  Oh wait, we have pictures for you! :)   That is in the trunk of a MINI COOPER!!  It has one of the slimmest folds ever! Since we just got a sneak peek, we don't … [Read more...]

Valco Baby is Going to Have a Big Year in 2012

Valco Baby Zee with Joey Toddler Seat

I really like Valco Baby.  It is a family owned and operated brand founded and based in Australia. We are talking brothers, fathers, daughters and overall great people who are passionate about their brand. If they don't think it's perfect - they fix it. That's why I'm happy to tell you that it looks like Valco Baby is going to have a big year in 2012.  They have quite a few new … [Read more...]

New from Baby Jogger for 2012 (VIDEO)


Baby Jogger debuted two brand new strollers for 2012 at the ABC Kids Expo this weekend.  With the launch of the Versa and City Mini GT and two new colors for the City Select and City Mini, there was so much to share with you that we grabbed the video camera.   [nggallery id=1]    … [Read more...]

Orbit Baby Debuts Double Stroller – The Orbit Baby Double Helix (VIDEO)


Today at the ABC Kids Expo, Orbit Baby debuted their first-ever double stroller - the Orbit Baby Double Helix.  The Double Helix will be sold as a complete double stroller package or for those parents who already own the G2, they can buy the second seat adapter kit only. We had to opportunity to get a sneak peek of this innovative stroller and couldn't resist taking a sneak … [Read more...]

Baby Gizmo Weekly Giveaway: Skip Hop Duo Edgewood

Home-ADS-ProdGiveaway7_24_1’s Giant Weekly Giveaway this week is a chic Skip Hop Duo Edgewood Diaper Bag. All you have to do is log in at to be entered to win! One winner will be chosen at random from all the people that log in and/or leave a comment! Giveaway ends on Sunday, July 31, 2011 at 11:59pm CST. LOG in to Baby Gizmo HERE EXTRA ENTRIES: *Plus, you … [Read more...]

We have a Thursday Giveaway Winner!


We have a winner for The First Years  Home & Away Baby Monitor from yesterday’s Baby Gizmo Thursday is the New Friday Giveaway!  Thanks to everyone who entered here on RatedbyMom and on our Baby Gizmo Facebook Page!  The winner is... Megan D. from Vine Grove, KY * Don’t forget to enter the Baby Gizmo Giant Weekly Giveaway for the Joovy Tricycoo HERE! … [Read more...]

Spotlight Product Review: Stokke Xplory 2011


Stokke is a Norwegian company that was founded in 1932.  While they have produced a wide range of furniture over the years, Stokke now focuses exclusively on children’s furniture and products with the vision “in the best interest of the child”. The Stokke Xplory was launched in 2003 and was one of the first luxury strollers to begin the luxury stroller craze that we have … [Read more...]

Dress Your Cutie for an Additional 20% Off


Big Sale Alert!  Tea Collection is offering an additional 20% off already-marked down sale items for three days only--Monday, June 27th through Wednesday, June 29th! If that weren't enough, they'll also ship orders $50+ for free! The free shipping on orders $50+ applies to all orders, not just sale items. Here are the details: You need to use Code: TSALE20 | Offer valid … [Read more...]

One of our favorite kid books will be available as a board book!


At my baby shower for my daughter, all the invited guests were asked to bring their favorite children’s book so that we could start a library of great books to read to the baby.  While we received all kinds of fabulous books, one of the books that was most popular (we received three!) was God Gave Us You by Lisa T. Bergren.  It ended up not only being some of my closest friends … [Read more...]

We have Thursday Skip Hop Winners!


We have the winners of yesterday’s Baby Gizmo Thursday is the New Friday Giveaway for the Skip Hop Bento Ultimate Diaper Bag and the Skip Hop Via Messenger Diaper Bag!  Thanks to everyone who entered here on RatedbyMom and on our Baby Gizmo Facebook Page!  And if the winner isn't you this time - don't worry!   Something HUGE is coming next week!  Ginormous!  Our BIGGEST … [Read more...]

How to survive AA flights… part 2


Our readers are so awesome and have even more excellent ideas on how to make it from the car to the gate in one piece with all your children in tow. This suggestion comes from Sarah: Sit N Stroll Car Seat: A car seat that has pop out wheels.  There are 5 ways to use the Sit N Stroll: rear facing car seat, forward facing car seat, stroller, dining booster chair, or faa … [Read more...]