Nuna TAVO

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When the Nuna TAVO arrived on our doorstep, my husband was eager to put it together and take baby’s first set of wheels for a test drive. If I’m being honest, he did the majority of the assembly. (It’s more his wheelhouse, pun

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Petunia Pickle Bottom for MOBY Wrap

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I was super excited to receive my Moby wrap, as I have been told this is an absolute must-have item for any new mom. It has been on a number of my girlfriends’ registries and I have even purchased my

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Bumbleride Speed

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Let’s start by acknowledging what everyone is thinking: Running is hard. And running with a baby—exponentially harder. But, if you are inclined to do it, you could do far worse than the Bumbleride Speed. Introduced in 2016, the Speed keeps

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Nuna PIPA

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My husband and I were so excited to get the Nuna PIPA infant car seat—for quite a few reasons! First, it’s smartly designed … both in terms of style and safety. (It even has a load leg to absorb impact.

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Micuna OVO

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I’ve been a longtime admirer of the Micuna OVO (I’d be embarrassed to admit how many times I’ve pinned it to my “Baby” board over the years), so when I found out the Spanish company would begin distributing its stunning

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Summer Infant Panorama Digital Color Video Monitor

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After three babies and at least as many baby monitors, I decided it was time to join the 21st century and try out a video monitor! I know many mamas who swear by them, and I can definitely see why.

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Stokke MyCarrier Front and Back Carrier

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With three kids under the age of 4, babywearing is not only a personal preference but an absolute necessity in my life. Being able to have two free hands to assist the toddlers with snacks, the monkey bars or an outfit

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BOB Stroller Strides

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My husband was the first to open the package and put the BOB Stroller Strides together. When I came over and asked him about the instruction manual, he said it didn’t come with one. That didn’t sound right, so I

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Oribel PortaPlay

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I would wholeheartedly recommend the Oribel PortaPlay Convertible Activity Center to anyone looking for an aesthetically pleasing, developmentally appropriate and reasonably priced activity center for their child. We began using the PortaPlay just shy of my daughter’s 6-month birthday. The

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Baby K’tan Original Baby Carrier

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My baby boy and I are enjoying our new Baby K’tan Carrier. I’ve had fun seeing how it works, and he’s obviously loving it because he’s contently cooing or sound asleep within moments of being inside. I love that it’s simple to use

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gb X1 Urban Runner

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I couldn’t wait to take the gb X1 Urban Runner out for a stroll in the city! Previously, I only had a standard stroller for my 6-month-old, which makes long city walks a bit challenging. With the Urban Runner, I was

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Road Test: Parent-approved joggers

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THINK STRAIGHT Thule Glide, $375 This sporty selection features a fixed front wheel for the more avid runner, and its aerodynamic design ensures the ride lives up to its name. TAKE A TURN Bumbleride Speed, $549 The front wheel locks

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Chicco Fit2 Car Seat

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When I was pregnant with my third child, a dear friend and mother of 3 gave me a piece of advice, “Buy her a good car seat because she will practically live in it!” I had no idea how true

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Summer Infant Pop ’N Jump

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When my daughter turned 5 months old, I knew it was time to start researching different activity centers (or “jumpy-things,” as her dad calls them). Thankfully, it didn’t take long for me to stumble upon the Summer Infant Pop ’N Jump.

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Chicco Walky Talky Walker

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The Chicco Walky Talky Walker is easy to assemble and store away between uses or to throw in the trunk of your car to take with you on a quick trip. For a person who is often impatient and struggles

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Onya Baby Pure

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Everyone always claims to have a big baby, but let me tell you, I have a BIG baby. Our loveable squish is currently rocking 18 to 24 month clothing at just 8 months old. When it comes to hauling her

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Chicco BravoFor2

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We’re really glad to review Chicco’s BravoFor2 Stroller. My 3-year-old son is the stroller’s biggest fan! He requests to use it for our adventures and loves having the option to ride when his legs are tired. After a few months,

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Mountain Buggy Terrain

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I was so excited to get the Mountain Buggy Terrain stroller and try it out. We have four kids and have owned several different strollers. My husband likes to joke (although I guess it’s not really a joke if it’s

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Thule Urban Glide

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I have to admit I was not well versed in jogging strollers before reviewing the Thule Urban Glide. Baby equipment adds up, so I initially only acquired a regular, everyday stroller. My husband and I try to make health a

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Road Test: Parent-approved entertainers

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Fun on the run Summer Infant Pop ’N Jump, $70 “Moms and minis will jump for joy, thanks to this portable playmate. It comes fully assembled (and setup takes mere seconds), so you can let the good times roll at

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Charlie Crane LEVO Rocker

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The LEVO Rocker from Charlie Crane is one beautiful piece of baby furniture! I was impressed with how it looked online, but it’s even more stunning in person. My husband was able to assemble the rocker pretty easily within a few

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Fisher-Price Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat

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The Fisher-Price Smart Connect Soothing Motions Seat arrived days before our second child was born, and we were anxious to know: Is a high-tech entertainer really worth the price tag? The heavy box arrived on my doorstep containing many seemingly complicated

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Evenflo ExerSaucer World Traveler Triple Fun Saucer

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I have to admit, my excitement about the arrival of our Evenflo ExerSaucer World Traveler Triple Fun Saucer did quail a bit when I opened the box and saw how much assembly was required. However, it wasn’t as bad as

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Summer Infant Soothing Waters Baby Bath & Spa

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We were excited to receive the Summer Infant Soothing Waters Baby Bath & Spa. Who doesn’t deserve a spa day after childbirth? The product seems to have solved all of the challenges of baby bath time: a handheld shower for

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Baby Delight Snuggle Nest Cushi Bather

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We recently welcomed our third baby into our family, and since much of the gear we’re using has been handed down from sister to brother to brother, we were thrilled to get to try out something brand-spankin’-new: the Baby Delight

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Ingenuity InReach Mobile Lounger and Bouncer

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The Ingenuity InReach Mobile Lounger and Bouncer has been a lifesaver for me and my little guy! We were fortunate enough to have been given the 4moms mamaRoo as a shower gift, but my son absolutely hated it! Every time we

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Stokke Flexi Bath

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Oh the joys and terrors of bathtime! Either baby loves it, or she doesn’t. Our daughter’s first couple baths, which took place in the sink, elicited shrieks and her trying to wriggle away. The next couple, which occurred lying down on

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Skip Hop Moby Smart Sling 3-Stage Baby Tub

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 As a first-time mom taking my newborn daughter home from the hospital, I was nervous about many things. Perhaps surprisingly, bathtime was one of them. I’d heard stories from friends with kids who warned me that the first couple baths

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Road Test: Parent-approved diaper bags

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BLACK IS THE NEW BLACK Storq Carryall, $115 “After trying what felt like a zillion diaper bags, I was drawn to the simplicity of this classic backpack. Its understated style fits both my aesthetic and my partner’s, and its smallish

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Babymoov Glober Bag

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Pockets! The Babymoov Glober Bag has pockets galore! Two pockets on either side—one of them the perfect size for my wallet and phone—and a multi-pocket organizing section on the front, with two outer velcro pockets. I like to keep baby’s

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TWELVElittle Companion Backpack

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Are you tired of being awkwardly weighed down by a messenger style diaper bag? Or lugging a heavy diaper bag on your stroller with fear of it tipping over? Are you sick of incurring a sore back or shoulders due

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Ju-Ju-Be Be Right Back

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Let’s start with the magic words: “Machine Washable.” I could drop the mic right there, and some of you would already be sold. (I know I was.) This is my first experience with a Ju-Ju-Be diaper bag, and I am

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Storq Carryall

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Unenthused by the majority of the diaper bags on the market (most either look, understandably, like diaper bags or closely resemble handbags, which my husband is not especially keen on), we were thrilled to put the Storq Carryall through its

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Petunia Pickle Bottom Pathway Pack

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  For working and type-A moms who want to maintain their simplicity and class, the Petunia Pickle Bottom Pathway Pack is the bag for you! I was so excited to receive this bag. As a mother of a 2-month-old boy

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Project Nursery 5-inch HD Video Baby Monitor System with Mini Monitor

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Choosing a baby monitor was one of the most difficult choices we had to make when we sat down to register. There are so many options out there, and I am the kind of person who likes to do a

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Bugaboo Donkey

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I started researching double strollers about seven months ago when my wife and I found out we were having twins. We had no clue what we wanted or what we needed—especially since we have never purchased a stroller. Finding the

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Road Test: Parent-approved double strollers

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BY YOUR SIDE Cosatto Supa Dupa, $500 “The incredibly cute Supa Dupa delivers in the practicality department. The seats recline almost flat, so they can accommodate newborns, and a ‘multimedia gadget pocket’ in each canopy (plus speakers!) makes it easy

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Baby Einstein Neighborhood Symphony Jumper

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My 6-month-old son is so interested in new toys at this stage, so I couldn’t wait to let him try out his new Baby Einstein Neighborhood Symphony Activity Jumper. At first I thought I would need my husband to help

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Road Test: Parent-approved highchairs

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GIVE ME FIVE Chicco Polly Progres5, $200 “We tend to eat at either our dining table or kitchen island, so we take advantage of the Polly Progres5’s adjustable height daily. The chair also has five different ‘modes’—including an option to

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BOBgear 2016 Revolution PRO

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As parents-to-be in the Pacific Northwest, all our friends with kids agreed the biggest must-have was a BOBgear all-terrain stroller. Fast-forward a few months later to when we had our baby in our arms and were offered the opportunity to

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cee cee & ryan Brook Baby Bag

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We were well into life with our second child when the cee cee & ryan Brook Baby Bag arrived at our doorstep. We thought one kid was crazy, but two brought on a whole new dimension of disarray. We needed

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Chicco Viaro Travel System

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We received the Chicco Viaro Travel System right before our firstborn arrived, and after several months of putting it to the test, I’m happy to report my baby, husband and I are all big fans.My husband had the stroller assembled

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Joovy Caboose Ultralight

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I was more than excited to receive our Joovy Caboose Ultralight stroller, and I’m happy to report that it’s a fantastic lightweight, compact, versatile double stroller at a great price point. My first impression was that I liked the color, a vibrant teal. We have

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Chicco Cortina Together

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When you’re a mama of two or three (or more!), you know that getting out and about with all the littles in tow is no small feat. My brood consists of a preschooler, toddler and baby. While easy is never

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Cosatto Supa Dupa

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One of the many life lessons I have learned as a mom is that all kid gear is not created equal. When it comes to strollers, the right one can either make that trip to the zoo seamless and comfy

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WavHello SoundBub

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After using the WavHello SoundBub I have to say it’s a mama must-have! My littlest one nods off faster and sleeps more soundly when his SoundBub buddy is around, which means mom can rest easy, too. It’s a win-win! As

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Skip Hop Highline Convertible Diaper Backpack

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Y’all, this bag. This. bag. I don’t just love it. I loooove it. This bag looks so stylish, not too trendy that it will be old news any time soon, and not mom-ish at all. And if you didn’t think

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Road Test: Parent-approved travel beds

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THE BASSINET Graco Dream Suite Bassinet, $150 “The Dream Suite has done double-duty in our house—first as a sleep space in our bedroom and later as a nap spot and changing center downstairs. The top seamlessly flips back and forth

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Road Test: Parent-approved monitors

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VIEW FROM HERE Philips Avent uGrow Smart Baby Monitor, $240 Capabilities: audio, video, smart device compatible “We just welcomed our first baby and are so pleased with the uGrow. It allows us to keep an eye on him from our

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Road Test: Parent-approved carriers

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THE WOVEN WRAP Babylonia BB Slen, $119 From birth-40 pounds “After almost a year of wearing my daughter (and trying every carrier under the sun), I couldn’t wait to use the BB Slen. Because the fabric doesn’t stretch, it took

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