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Thule Chariot Chinook 2

The Thule Chariot Chinook 2 is the ultimate stroller for active people. In fact, I hesitate to call it a stroller because it does so much more (which explains why Thule calls it a “multifunctional child carrier”). And, I was blown … Continue reading

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Chicco Activ3

Chicco’s Activ3 Jogging Stroller is perfect for active families who spend a lot of time outdoors. It can grow with your child from infancy to age 5! We loved using the Activ3 to walk with our newborn son in his … Continue reading

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Beco Soleil

The first time I put my son in the Beco Soleil carrier, he smiled. And so did I, for more reasons than just that. In fact, I don’t think there are enough superlatives in the English dictionary to properly convey … Continue reading

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Chicco Coda

We recently welcomed our second child (and first son) into our family, and although we’re so glad he’s here, my husband and I have found he’s made our household quite busy. Our oldest is 3 and still requires quite a … Continue reading

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OXO Tot Seedling Highchair

When my husband and I set out to find the perfect highchair, our primary concern was finding something modern and sturdy that would survive many years of food-flinging abuse—and for me, I didn’t want something that would simply survive, I … Continue reading

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Summer Infant 3D Lite Convenience Stroller

As a first-time mom, I wasn’t quite sure where to begin when it came to choosing a stroller, and as a result, I have ended up with multiple. After reviewing the Summer Infant 3D Lite Convenience Stroller, however, I can … Continue reading

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Ingenuity Trio 3-in-1 Highchair

When I began feeding my daughter solid food, she was roughly four and a half months old. At that time, I really enjoyed using a Bumbo seat for her mealtimes, as opposed to putting her in a highchair. I felt … Continue reading

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Boba 4G

A baby carrier. I never in a million years thought I’d be the lady in the store wearing my baby–that’s exactly why I have the best stroller and a great carseat and a cute shopping cart cover. But lo and … Continue reading

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The First Years ATS All-Terrain Stroller

Having a newborn is one of the most exciting experiences imaginable. Getting to know your baby and finding out what products and tools work best for your family truly makes such a difference in daily activities. My husband and I … Continue reading

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Fisher-Price My Little Snugapuppy Cradle n’ Swing

When we had our firstborn two years ago, my hubby and I created an unwritten house rule for baby’s things (or what I refer typically refer to as “kid clutter”): If it isn’t in use at the moment, it gets … Continue reading

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MOBY Wrap MLB Edition

As a huge Chicago Cubs fan, I’m happy to report I’m also a major fan of the MLB Edition MOBY Wrap, which I recently had the chance to try with my 3-month-old daughter. When I first took the MOBY wrap … Continue reading

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Burley Solo Bike Trailer

We were really excited the day our new Solo Bike Trailer arrived from Burley. Because the frame is aluminum, the box was fairly light; however, because it was a large, I needed my husband’s help to move it without nicking … Continue reading

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Earthy Bliss Kenzie Ring Sling

After using a few different kinds of carriers with my firstborn, I was eagerly agreed to try another kind of carrier with my second born. My 3-month-old and I were offered the chance to test an Earthy Bliss Kenzie Ring … Continue reading

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Deuter Kid Comfort Air

Living in Colorado, a backpack carrier for our kiddo is a must. We knew we wanted something easy to transport to the mountains for an afternoon jaunt, but it also needed to be sturdy and comfortable enough for long hikes … Continue reading

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TWELVElittle Companion Backpack

I love the freedom a backpack diaper bag offers (two free arms!), so I jumped at the chance to try out the TWELVElittle Companion Backpack. It’s a very stylish bag. The color is vibrant, and the material is very fashionable … Continue reading

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Built Go-Go Diaper Tote

I hate to kick this off with a terrible pun, but I can’t help myself: I’m simply dotty for my new Built Go-Go diaper tote. (Sorry. I promise not to do that again.) Let’s dig right into the details of … Continue reading

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Baby’s Journey Bath Hammock

I was impressed with the Bath Hammock by Baby’s Journey’s lightweight, portable and overall attractive appearance as soon as I pulled it out of the box. In comparison to other baby tubs on the market, the Bath Hammock is a … Continue reading

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Baby Trend Sit N Stand Ultra

We welcomed a new baby in early June, and his arrival made us a family of six. That’s four kids and two parents—so needless to say, a double stroller to secure at least the smallest two children while we’re out … Continue reading

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Road Test: Pull up a chair

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Diono Radian GTX

My littlest man turned 9 months old this past week. Nine months and 24 pounds. Let’s do the math: 24 pounds of boy plus 20 pounds of car seat equals too much for me to handle. So, with the blessing … Continue reading

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Peg Perego Viaggio HBB 120

What do you do when you’re on an extended road trip with an exhausted, squirmy and tearful 4-year-old that just can’t get comfortable enough to sleep in her car seat? In the short term, you can grit your teeth, get … Continue reading

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Baby Trend Inertia

Being pregnant with my second child, I was excited to get my hands on Inertia’s new controlled motion base infant car seat by Baby Trend. Having had my first child more than three years ago, I was interested to see … Continue reading

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The First Years True Fit SI

One of the most crucial decisions you will make for your baby is which car seat to use. If you spend as much time in the car as I do, it is important not only that your child is safe, … Continue reading

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Maxi-Cosi Prezi

The world of moms is abuzz with the new Maxi-Cosi Prezi car seat—and for good reason. Maxi-Cosi’s latest and greatest product hit the market last fall, and you know it’s in vogue when stores like Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus are … Continue reading

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BOB B-SAFE

I didn’t think installing a car seat would be child’s play, but I certainly hoped it would be. As new parents-to-be and first-time car seat installers, my husband and I need all the breaks we can get. The Britax BOB … Continue reading

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Graco Head Wise 70

When I purchased my infant car seat/carrier, I thought I’d be able to use it for at least a year. So I was shocked when my daughter started to outgrow it at around 7 months. She likes to hangout at … Continue reading

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Phillips AVENT Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump

When my daughter was born two years ago, I used a mediocre electric pump before discovering the Philips AVENT Comfort Manual Breast Pump, which I loved. Since the Philips AVENT Comfort Double Electric Breast Pump is the electric version of my beloved … Continue reading

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Baby K’tan Baby Carrier

As a mother of three, I have a lot of experience using different baby carriers, and I have acquired quite a few of them in the past few years. All of the carriers that I own and have used have … Continue reading

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Come away with me

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Baby Trend Deluxe Nursery Center – Chloe

I love products that serve more than one function, so I’m pretty much smitten with the Baby Trend deluxe nursery center—it’s home to three must-have baby products in one pretty package! For starters, it’s a play yard, which is a … Continue reading

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InGenuity Washable Playard with Dream Centre

The InGenuity Washable Playard with Dream Centre is a must for newborns and new mommies, like me. The greatest feature about the play yard is the fact that it is washable. Yes, washable. Gone are the days of only having … Continue reading

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S1 by Safety 1st Satellite Premier Play Yard

Not to beat a dead metaphor, but the S1 by Safety 1st Satellite Premier is pretty much the Cadillac of play yards. It’s roomy, it’s equipped with plenty of extras, and it looks sweet with your baby riding shotgun (or, … Continue reading

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Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Crib

If simplicity is your M.O., you will love the Guava Family Lotus Everywhere Crib. It is light enough for my small frame to pack it, unpack it, and move it with ease—and it’s tool-free. It takes 30 seconds to take … Continue reading

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Cybex Aton 2

The Aton 2 infant car seat by Cybex is definitely worth checking out.  It’s the car seat to get for two reasons: ultimate safety and a groovy ride for your kiddo. Out of the box, the car seat is pretty much … Continue reading

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ParentLab journeyBee

My ParentLab journeyBee arrived late one afternoon, after my husband had already left for the night shift at the hospital.  Usually I give the job of assembling items like this to him, but I was too excited to wait. The manual … Continue reading

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Maxi-Cosi Kaia

My husband and I are not the most harmonious “assemblers,” so when the Maxi-Cosi Kaia arrived on our doorstep one afternoon and he was still at work, I jumped at the chance to set it up on my own and wow … Continue reading

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Lorex Sweet Peek Monitor

When my husband and I found out we were pregnant with twins, we were initially in shock, but overwhelmed with happiness. Then we started thinking about how difficult it was going to be to raise two children at the same … Continue reading

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Outta sight

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Valco Baby Snap

The first thing I noticed about the Valco Baby Snap when it came in the mail was how compact and lightweight it was. I couldn’t believe there was an entire stroller in the small box it came in! The instruction … Continue reading

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