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Thule Urban Glide Sport Stroller

The Thule Urban Glide Sport Stroller is a great choice for active urban or suburban dwellers who want to bring the little one along on their daily run or walk while looking trendy. It’s no secret that the most important requirement … Continue reading

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Lily Jade Anna

Having a good diaper bag is a must with a new little one. Before having my daughter, I never realized just how much I would have to carry with me every time I left the house or how much I … Continue reading

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Arm’s Reach Mini Arc Convertible

The Arm’s Reach Mini Arc Convertible bedside bassinet is a wonderful product that serves three different functions: a co-sleeping device, bassinet, and play yard. First, the Mini Arc can function as a co-sleeping device, which allows parents to sleep comfortably … Continue reading

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Chicco Neuvo Travel System

My family is no stranger to the Chicco line of strollers. We used the Chicco Cortina Travel System for our first child and found it be very functional for our usage patterns. So imagine our delight when the new, lightweight Chicco … Continue reading

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Lucky Baby World SUPPORi Baby Carrier

If you’re looking for a way to keep your baby close without breaking a sweat, you’re in luck: The SUPPORi baby carrier from Lucky Baby World is a dream come true for summertime baby-wearing mamas. It’s made from a triple-stitched, … Continue reading

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Petunia Pickle Bottom City Carryall

The Petunia Pickle Bottom City Carryall is the perfect bag for a new mom like myself who loves to keep everything organized and be prepared for anything that comes up throughout the day. It’s very functional. It has many organizational … Continue reading

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Baby Jogger Summit X3 Double

The Baby Jogger Summit X3 Double is an excellent double jogging stroller that is also great as a primary stroller when expecting rough terrain, such as trips to the park or the zoo. Although a little wider than some other … Continue reading

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Osprey Poco Premium

As our newborn grew into an infant and our infant crept closer to becoming a toddler, we knew we needed to look into a new child carrier. The front-facing carrier we had no longer suited our needs. Luckily, we were … Continue reading

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Taggies Safari Explorer Deluxe Door Jumper

Though he’s not actually on “safari,” our son is truly an “explorer” when he uses his Taggies Safari Explorer Deluxe Door Jumper. It’s an interactive, lightweight jumper that has lots of colorful Taggies along the edges in true Taggies fashion. … Continue reading

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Spectra S2 Double Electric Breast Pump (with 9)

After using several well-known brands of breast pumps, I’ve found the decision regarding which one is best for you is really dependent on mama’s situation. Are you a stay-at-home mom? How often are you away from home? Do you work … Continue reading

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Comfort & Harmony Cradling Bouncer

When a product can be emulate the soothing surround of a mother’s arms, allowing her signature “bounce” to rest, it becomes a mama’s best friend. As such, the Comfort & Harmony Cradling Bouncer is my new BFF. The bouncer came … Continue reading

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Joovy Spoon

When our daughter turned 6 months, a new era began in our household. She started eating solids and became extremely mobile, crawling and wanting to stand constantly. Gone were the days of low-key playing on her activity mat. Her stationary … Continue reading

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BabyBjorn Baby Carrier One

As the mom of a 2-year-old and an infant, I have baby items galore tucked away in nearly every corner of my house. Some have never seen the light of day. (Diaper warmer, anyone?) Some I use on a daily … Continue reading

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Babymel Ella Bag

When it comes to combining fashion and function, the folks at Babymel know what they’re doing. They consistently produce long-lasting diaper bags that look fabulous and boast plenty of features to make your life easier (and a little more organized). … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price FastFinder Deluxe Wide Opening Diaper Bag

Let’s be honest: Most dads are not crazy about carrying the stylish, printed, designer diaper bags that attract us moms. Therefore, finding the perfect carryall for both myself and my husband was important. I instantly knew I found the perfect … Continue reading

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BEABA Stockholm Open Bag

When you have a new baby, anything that makes your life easier becomes like a best friend. And, for me, that’s exactly what the BEABA Stockholm Open Bag has been. The first time I ever used the bag was the … Continue reading

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Adelina Madelina Shadow Me Satchel

Welcome to the great baby gear debate. Luckily in my household, my husband pretty much let me do most of the decision-making when it came to researching and buying the many things we brought into our home. However, when it … Continue reading

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Graco DuetSoothe Swing + Rocker

The Graco DuetSoothe Swing + Rocker has been a great help with our newborn. She is 4 weeks old now, and we have been using it since we got her home from the hospital. It is very calming, with the … Continue reading

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Timi and Leslie 2-in-1 Backpack

I love bags. Purses, tote bags, luggage, you name it—but oh, diaper bags. As a new mom, I dreaded this purchase, as it truly was one I thought made me go from trendy professional gal to MOM. The Timi and … Continue reading

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Foxy Vida Chevron Diaper Bag

When I received the Foxy Vida diaper bag in the mail it was love at first sight.  Having a gender neutral (for daddy) diaper bag already, I wanted something fun and girly. The Foxy Vida was right up my alley! … Continue reading

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Ju-Ju-Be Be Prepared

With my Be Prepared Diaper Bag from Ju-Ju-Be, I feel like we are truly living that old Scouting motto to be prepared for anything. Not only is it stylish, but this bag also carries everything we need, keeps it organized, … Continue reading

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Mobi Technologies DXR Touch Baby Monitoring System

Mobi Technologies’ DXR Touch Baby Monitoring System allows us to hear and see our son in his crib during naps and at night. The monitor has a clear, color picture and excellent sound quality. The touchscreen works well. The icons … Continue reading

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Pink Lining Wanderlust Rucksack

I’m a fan of bags of all kinds, so I consider my diaper bags a fashion accessory. Right now, I have a major crush on my Pink Lining Wanderlust Rucksack changing bag. The exterior has a lovely cream bow print … Continue reading

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Perry Mackin Rachel

My love for handbags has evolved into a sizable collection ever since high school. In particular, I’m keen for a specific type: classic, double-handled, medium-sized purses with plenty of secret compartments and a top-zipper closure. I figured these types of … Continue reading

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Cybex Twinyx

Being pregnant with twins was one of the most exciting times of my life. The anticipation of adding two identical girls into our growing family made it difficult to wait the whole nine months. It was somewhat daunting, however, when … Continue reading

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Mountain Buggy POD

When first having a baby, many thoughts run through your head, and pretty much all are associated with time management and priorities. You may be bombarded with thoughts of the responsibility you have for loving and caring for another human … Continue reading

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Bright Starts Playful Pals Chair Top Highchair

As a new mom, I’ve learned that babies come with a lot of stuff. And while I was overjoyed at the prospect of having our son join us at mealtime in a chair as opposed to a bassinet, sling, etc., … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price Deluxe SpaceSaver Highchair

I would have thought that by the time my third child was born we would have everything we needed for a baby, but our hand-me-down highchair broke when being used by our second child, and we were in need of … Continue reading

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guzzie + Guss 203 Reclining Highchair

So many people have told me “a highchair is a highchair.” I have to admit, I agreed with their sentiments until I found the guzzie + Guss 203 Reclining Highchair! When the box arrived at our house, I was prepared to … Continue reading

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Summer Infant Bentwood High Chair

With the addition of twins to our growing family in the past year, we were in need of a new highchair because there was no room left at the dinner table!  We were pleasantly surprised by the Summer Infant Bentwood … Continue reading

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BOB Sport Utility Duallie Jogging Stroller

As a new mother of twins, I was interested in a double jogging stroller. I don’t run, but my husband does, and I am certainly interested in combining his hobby with a break for me! The first strollers we considered … Continue reading

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Nuna ZAAZ

As a new mom, one of the few things I dreaded was purchasing a highchair. Walking through baby stores, I would cringe when I saw the huge, plastic contraptions with hokey animal prints and bright patterns that would just change … Continue reading

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guzzie + Guss 401 Baby Rocker

I love the guzzie + Guss 401 rocker for many reasons, and I would definitely recommend it to others as a must-buy/must-have! For starters, there is no assembly required. So for those individuals who get annoyed putting parts together, no … Continue reading

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Chicco Polly SE

The Chicco Polly SE highchair is a comfortable, padded recliner with a food tray. Its large, padded seat can cradle our young son and grow with him while he learns his table manners. The Polly SE is fully adjustable and … Continue reading

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Evenflo ModTot

In gearing up for a first child, I was under the impression that if you’ve seen one highchair, you’ve seen them all. But that’s just not true. Practicality, style, comfort, affordability and ease of use became high on the list … Continue reading

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phil&teds poppy

I just got the cutest highchair—it’s retro meets contemporary! It comes in three colors: cranberry, lime and bubblegum blue. We have the cranberry one, and so far it is really a winner in most every way. When our phil&teds poppy highchair … Continue reading

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Nuna PEPP

Stroller shopping can be a bit intimidating and a lot like car buying—comfort, affordability, ability to maneuver and safety are main concerns. Choices seem to be endless. The Nuna PEPP is a refreshing single-passenger find as it is simple, sleek, … Continue reading

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Baby Jogger City Select Stroller with Second Seat

As a mother of four children under the age of six, I have tried many double strollers. I had all but given up hope of finding one that suited my needs or didn’t have more positive than negative features. The … Continue reading

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Bright Starts Playtime to Bedtime Sleeper

Having been around the new-mom block once before, I know that any product that promises to help your baby get better rest might just become your new best friend once the little bundle arrives. So I was more than a … Continue reading

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Boba Wrap

When I found out that I was expecting my third child, I began a search for the perfect baby-wearing device. I knew that the ability to hold a baby while having my hands free would be crucial to my sanity … Continue reading

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JJ Cole Medley Baby Carrier

When our baby wants to be close and we need to get something done, we love having the JJ Cole Medley Baby Carrier. Putting it on takes seconds, and it’s easy to place our son in the carrier. We use … Continue reading

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Lansinoh Affinity Pro

Right off the bat, let me say—I’m no pumping novice. After three kids (the third baby being breastfed through his first birthday while I was working a full-time job), I’ve been around the electric milk collection machine block. So when … Continue reading

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Juju Roo water carrier

When we bought our house three years ago, little did we know that I would be expecting our first child two weeks after we moved in. I spent that first summer pregnant, lazily floating in our neighborhood swimming pool appreciating … Continue reading

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The First Years Crisp & Clear Audio Monitor

Over the last seven years and three kids, we have used a number of monitors with various features, including voice activation and video.   By the time baby number three came along, most of those had either broken, been given away … Continue reading

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Graco True Focus Digital Video Monitor

We held off on purchasing a monitor as long as we could. For the first few weeks of our daughter’s life, we were so protective and enamored, we could not tolerate the idea of allowing her more than two feet … Continue reading

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MobiCam Secure Start

When my husband and I discovered we were expecting our first baby, we tried to be laid-back about the whole thing, not buying too many toys or accessories before he arrived. Since we live in a relatively small apartment we’d … Continue reading

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Chicco Echo

I was absolutely thrilled when Chicco started advertising their new Echo stroller.  I was ready to retire our bulky travel system stroller for one that was lightweight and easier to store. Unfortunately, the Chicco Liteway that I had been eyeing … Continue reading

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Boba Carrier 3G

I am currently pregnant with my third child, but before embarking on motherhood I was in retail. I spent my days and most of my paychecks at the mall on shoes, bags, and makeup, and I was so happy to … Continue reading

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Chicco Smart Support Backpack

The Chicco Smart Support Backpack is pretty simple to set up right out of the box. I have to admit it was so simple to set up I put it together without even consulting the manual. Considering that my child … Continue reading

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Graco FastAction Fold Jogger Click Connect

Graco’s FastAction Fold Jogger Click Connect stroller is perfect for my long runs in preparation for my future road races with my first baby.  In addition to its quality and comfort, the stroller is aesthetically appealing. It arrived from the … Continue reading

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