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Evenflo Platinum INVIGOR8

We are in LOVE with our Evenflo Platinum INVIGOR8! It is super easy to maneuver and very lightweight. It can support passengers up to 50 pounds, and up to 38 inches tall. (Only children who can sit unassisted can use … Continue reading

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Baby Trend Manta Snap Gear Jogger

When we received our Baby Trend Manta Snap Gear Jogger we were so excited! The manual was easy to use and assembly was very quick. There were no tools required—our tires came inflated in the box, but the manual indicated that … Continue reading

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Orbit Baby O2 Stroller Base and G3 Stroller Seat

I’ve eyed the Orbit Baby strollers from afar since I first started looking at strollers about five years ago. It’s at the top end of strollers, and I wanted to know what all the hype was about. Well, I happily … Continue reading

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Kolcraft Sprint Pro Jogging Stroller

When we got the Kolcraft Sprint Pro Jogging Stroller in the mail, it took me all of 30 seconds to get the scissors and tear open the box. My husband and I were so excited it had arrived! We have … Continue reading

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Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper

The Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper was the first piece of baby furniture my husband and I assembled together as we wait for our little one to be born. When I first opened the box, I was overwhelmed by how … Continue reading

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Fast Fold + Go “D” is for Dino ExerSaucer

When moms typically think about ExerSaucers, you of course consider the hours of fun your baby will have entertaining herself, but let’s be honest: Our main concern is the amount of space it will take up in our living room. … Continue reading

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Ingenuity InLighten Cradling Swing

The Ingenuity InLighten Cradling Swing has been so helpful with my now almost-4-month-old girl! We use it every day, multiple times a day! I was able to assemble it myself with the instructions, which were clear and helpful. However, the … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price Sweet Surroundings Deluxe Bouncer

The Fisher-Price Sweet Surroundings Deluxe Bouncer is a great seat that provides endless entertainment for a baby. While the Deluxe Bouncer requires a bit of assembly, the manual was very helpful, so it took only a few minutes to put together. … Continue reading

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Bright Starts Having A Ball Explore & Roar Activity Jumper

When the Bright Starts Having A Ball Explore & Roar Activity Jumper arrived at our doorstep, it could not have been better timing. My little one was reaching the age that waving a simple rattle in front of her was … Continue reading

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Chicco 123 Activity Walker

Walking?! No way! Our little baby girl is our first child, and I have to imagine that (like every other new parent) it’s hard to even grasp the concept that this precious, once helpless and immobile baby will ever be … Continue reading

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Babymoov Swoon Up

I was excited to try out the Babymoov Swoon Up bouncer because we had a swing, a simple bouncer that sits low to the ground and a rocking bassinet—but nothing like this product! The promotional video I watched depicted this … Continue reading

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Graco Bumper Jumper

As the mother of a newly mobile and curious baby, I am always looking for ways to keep her entertained and in one place. Otherwise, I would never get anything done. The Graco Baby Jumper is a classic tool for … Continue reading

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Boon Soak

The Boon Soak is a simple, cleverly designed bath for newborns to toddlers. The product is made of molded plastic and comes in white with either orange or blue highlights. The only assembly that was required was the positioning of … Continue reading

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Babymoov Aquanest

Say goodbye to the ol’ cup trick during bathtime! You know the one: Check the water’s temperature, fill the cup, pour over baby’s legs, now her stomach, and her head. The constant battle to keep baby warm and comfy during … Continue reading

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Summer Infant Right Height Bath Tub

The Summer Infant Right Height Bath Tub is ready to use right out of the box, and assembly takes just a few seconds. The manual is useful and easy to read and understand. The illustrations are simple and make setting … Continue reading

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Summer Infant Warming Waterfall Bath

When we received the Summer Infant Warming Waterfall Bath our daughter was almost 8 months old. We had been using the Summer Infant Right Height Bath Tub since she was a newborn, so we were very used to the Summer … Continue reading

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VTech VM343 Safe&Sound Pan & Tilt Full Color Video Monitor

As a first time mom with a newborn, I consider a video monitor a must-have. My husband took some convincing to stray from the audio-only hand-me-down monitor we already had, but we have both been very impressed with our VTech … Continue reading

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Chicco Stack

When I received the Chicco Stack highchair, I was very excited to open and assemble this product. I love the challenge of putting things together—big or small, 100 pieces or just 10. I began by laying out all of the … Continue reading

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Joovy TooFold

Multipurpose is the best word to describe the Joovy TooFold stroller by Micralite. It can transform from a single stroller to a double stroller, a single stroller with a standing platform, and even a single stroller with a huge storage pack. It’s the … Continue reading

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Evenflo Advanced Transitions 3-in-1

I was excited to receive my Evenflo Advanced Transitions 3-in-1 car seat. This car seat is perfect for those ever-growing toddlers. Its three stages can accommodate your child until they are ready to lose the car seat altogether. Not only … Continue reading

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Graco 4Ever All-in-1

With kids constantly growing in to and out of their car seats, tripping over or trying to find storage for seats in limbo was getting old. When I began dreaming of the extra space I would acquire if we didn’t … Continue reading

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Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 SmartClean High Chair

We received the Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 SmartClean High Chair as we were moving from an apartment into our first home, and it was one of the first things that was unpacked. The setup was simple, the instructions were easy to follow, and … Continue reading

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Clek Fllo

This mama is all about safety and ease of use. When I heard the Clek Fllo car seat could beused rear-facing up to 50 pounds, I said, “Sign me up!” You want to keep your babies rear-facing as long as … Continue reading

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Combi Shuttle

I was counting down the days until the Combi Shuttle infant car seat arrived! My 5-month-old baby girl hated what was her current car seat. Unless she was magically asleep, she screamed every time she was in it. Being a … Continue reading

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Britax B-Safe 35

When we opened the box of the Britax B-Safe 35 car seat, we didn’t read through the whole manual because this wasn’t the first car seat that we’ve installed. The manual was very clear, though, and would have been easy … Continue reading

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Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double

Twins? Two kids under 5-years-old? Just want to walk around with an extra seat to keep your options open? This might be the stroller for you. The Baby Jogger City Mini GT Double offers an easy ride, practical standard features … Continue reading

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Diono Pacifica

Time passed too quickly, and my little girl outgrew her newborn car seat. My husband and I were now faced with the daunting task of getting a convertible car seat because inevitably she would grow way too fast but need a … Continue reading

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Chicco KeyFit 30 Zip

When I got the Chicco KeyFit 30 Zip car seat in the mail, I took it out of the box, and I soon as I laid eyes on it I knew it was going to be wonderful. Right off the … Continue reading

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Mountain Buggy Juno

As a first-time mama, I registered for all of the standard baby gear, and in the babywearing department, I registered for the same carrier every naïve parent registers for. (You know the one I’m talking about; it starts with baby and rhymes … Continue reading

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MÜV REIS

Confession: When I was pregnant with my first child, my husband and I stood staring at the wall of strollers at a local baby store for 45 minutes completely dumbfounded. With so many stroller options on the market today, where … Continue reading

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Freemie Freedom Deluxe Set

If you’re returning to work and want to continue feeding your baby breast milk, a pump is a necessity. Even if you’re not working, you may need to leave your little one for more than a few hours, or want to … Continue reading

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Spectra S1 Double Electric Breast Pump

Let me get this out of the way up front: The Spectra S1 is fantastic! When the NICU nurses told me my preemie needed fortifier, I knew direct breastfeeding was a no-go. Then, when they told me I should use a … Continue reading

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Medela Freestyle Double Electric Breast Pump

For working moms, a good breast pump can make all the difference in successful breastfeeding. When it comes to breast pumps, Medela has a reputation for being the best. The Freestyle pump is a double electric pump designed to be … Continue reading

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TwinGo Carrier

The TwinGo Carrier is—in a word—amazing! Few products are so intuitive and thoughtfully crafted; the creator of this carrier thought of everything. As the name suggests, it can be used to carry two children at once, or it can be … Continue reading

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Kelly Moore Ponder Bag

Sometimes the perfect diaper bag ends up not being a “real” diaper bag at all. Such is the case of the Kelly Moore Ponder bag, which is designed to be a camera bag but functions perfectly as a baby bag. … Continue reading

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Ameda Purely Yours CarryAll Double Electric Breast Pump

By kid No. 3, one might like to think they’re a bit of a parenting pro, but I’m finding out that—at least when it comes to breastfeeding—I am anything but. I have experienced babies who were great eaters from the … Continue reading

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Lansinoh SignaturePro Double Electric Breast Pump

The Lansinoh SignaturePro Double Electric Breast Pump is a closed system breast pump, so there were a few extra parts (as compared to an open system). The pumping bottles came preassembled, so you can see exactly how the parts fit … Continue reading

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The First Years Quiet Expressions Plus Double Electric Breast Pump

I am a first-time mom and wanted to try pumping to help increase my milk supply between feedings and store breast milk for when I go back to work. While searching for the right breast pump for me, it was important … Continue reading

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Joovy Hook

There are highchairs—huge, plastic, a drag for traveling—and then there are hanging highchairs—the kind that hook right onto the table or countertop. The Joovy Hook falls into the second category, with a few extras thrown in that make it stand … Continue reading

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Graco Pack ‘n Play Playard with Nearby Napper

This playard displays evolution at its finest. The Graco Pack ‘n Play Playard with Nearby Napper certainly isn’t just a playard or just a travel bed, it meets many more parenting needs than that. The added features on this playard … Continue reading

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Baby Delight Snuggle Nest Surround

The first thing I noticed about the Snuggle Nest Surround was how compact it is! It is so lightweight and easily foldable, which means I will still be able to make my bed every day and simply store it out … Continue reading

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Mountain Buggy Pod

If portability is what you’re after, then the Mountain Buggy Pod is the highchair for you. We love to travel and eat out, so, when given the opportunity to try the Mountain Buggy Pod, I was thrilled. Set up: When … Continue reading

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Kelly Moore A Beautiful Mess Bag

I’m the mom who is always chasing her kids around the playground with her DSLR camera while everyone else is snapping pics with their smartphone. I can’t help it; I love “real” photography. Something about the feel of a camera … Continue reading

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Evenflo Deluxe Advanced Double Electric Breast Pump

The Evenflo Deluxe Advanced Double Electric Breast Pump is an excellent product that is worth every penny. For first time moms, deciphering the world of pumping can be awfully daunting, but Evenflo makes it much easier with their simple ‘how-to’ … Continue reading

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TOMS Baby Bag Tote

When the opportunity to try out a bag from the new TOMS Bags line came my way, I was stoked, because they are one of my favorite companies. If you haven’t yet tried a pair of their classic slip-on shoes, … Continue reading

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Thule Cadence 2 Bike Trailer

My wife and I were excited to review the Thule Cadence 2 Bike Trailer. As soon as the trailer arrived, I pulled it out of the box and was surprised with how light it was. This trailer only took about … Continue reading

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Burley Solstice Jogger

Just typing the word “jogging” makes me smile. I remember jogging … and wine and sleeping … I digress! I remember spending so much time at the gym before my sweet boy came along. With working full time and being … Continue reading

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Little Tikes Sit & Play Bouncer

I never realized how valuable time was until I had my daughter in August. I was blessed with a baby who was sleeping through the night at 18 days old, which was amazing. The downfall: She would not sleep during … Continue reading

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Evenflo ExerSaucer Soft N Snuggly Door Jumper

We recently received the Evenflo ExerSaucer Soft N Snuggle Door Jumper (Duck). We love this product! Our daughter is 5 months old and is no longer content just lounging around. She is ready to see the world (or our house … Continue reading

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Urbini Avi Jogger

As a first-time mom, every part of parenthood is new to me. I have always been an active person, but being a working mom took away everything—including my workout time. I have been looking for jogging strollers for quite sometime … Continue reading

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