Baby Gear Archive


Should You Feel Guilty Spending Money on Baby Products?

Do you ever feel guilty spending money on baby products? I know I sometimes felt guilty buying brand new baby gear and baby clothes. Evelyn of Mommy Stroller shares a few things for you to consider when purchasing baby items. Should You Feel Guilty Spending Money on Baby Products? Every parent knows


What You Need For A Baby In The Winter

Having a winter baby myself, I know what you need for a baby in winter and wanted to share with you.  Babies need basically the same things no matter when they are born, but there are a few great must-have items that will make the colder months easier for you to manage.


Why I Love the Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight Double Stroller #JoovyMom

Recently I received a double stroller to review – the Joovy Caboose Too Ultralight.  I’m a wee bit obsessed with strollers so you can imagine my excitement to try this one out.  I can’t help it, I love baby gear! We have several single strollers that each have great features, but I


Flying With My Kids Isn’t So Bad #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. Flying with a toddler and a baby doesn’t have to be all bad. I’m thankful that my kids have handled


Packing and Planning for Universal Studios With a Toddler and a Baby #VZWVoices #Mom

Disclosure: I am participating in the Verizon Moms Voices program and have been provided with a wireless device and six months of service in exchange for my honest opinions about the product. frameborder=”0″ width=”200″ height=”215″> I might be crazy, but I’m taking the crew to Universal Studios soon. When Rissa was a


Fun With Textures and Tummy Time

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Comfort and Harmony for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Xander's idea of the perfect day consists of sleeping, eating, playing, and pooping.  This is pretty much the norm for babies, isn't it?  Rissa was the same way.  Now that Xander


Baby Gear Review | Easy Popup Portable Travel Crib [VIDEO]

Whether you are traveling near or far from home, a travel crib can come in handy.  Xander isn’t mobile yet, but I often used a portable crib/playpen to keep Rissa safe and contained when I needed to leave her unattended for a few moments.  I’m thinking even outside I might need to


My Top 5 Baby Money Saving Tips for New Parents

One of the first things I wanted to figure out as new parents was how we could save money on baby gear. I’m not a money saving expert.  In fact, I am much better at spending than saving. Well, I guess I have some idea on how to save so you can spend.


Space Saving Baby Gear: Portable Baby Swing

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Comfort & Harmony. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. Before becoming a mom, I thought I knew what baby gear I needed to have for my kids.  Then I became overwhelmed by creating a


Car Seat Safety Features You Can See

Thank you to Britax for providing this car seat for us to review.  This is part one to show you the safety features you can see on the Advocate 70-G3 (Amazon link) and that it can be used for an infant and a toddler. You never quite realize how much you value


Travel Smart With the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller

If you travel a lot with a baby (6 months+) or toddler – whether by car, plane or train – you need to check out the QuickSmart Backpack Stroller.  It will save you space and headaches – trust me!  I only wish we’d had this stroller earlier, like for our trip to


Tiny Love Super Mat and Musical Stack & Ball Game Elephant are Fun for Babies and Toddlers

Tiny Love is quickly becoming one of my favorite brands for baby gear and toys. Everything we’ve received from them has been great quality and useful beyond one developmental stage. With Rissa I got used to her growing bored with toys fast and always feeling like she was 2 steps ahead of


The Struggles of Having a Small Kitchen

Would it shock you if I told you my kitchen is an organizational nightmare?  It truly is.  We struggle with clutter and lack of space… and not knowing how to utilize the space we do have.  I think this has been an issue all my life, in all honesty.  Having kids has


DaddyScrubs Diaper Bag Giveaway! (US) 11/19

Finding unique items for new dads used to be tough, but with places like DaddyScrubs, it is getting easier!  They are probably best known for their hospital wear made just for dad, but they have other great gift ideas too.  I’m pleased to be working with them to offer you a look


Dad Friendly Diaper Bags: The Daddy Diaper Pack by DaddyScrubs

I personally love diaper bags.  I have a few too many now, I think, but I continue to eye up more.  We have yet to find that ONE, but they all have features we like and fit better for different purposes.  One thing I’m guilty of is looking at “mom” patterns.  Since


Why I Want the NEW Graco SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 {+ $25 Babies R Us Giveaway} #GracoSafety

Over the weekend I had the pleasure of hosting a fun event at my local Babies R Us store where I shared information about the new Graco SnugRide® Click Connect™ 40 car seat with Milwaukee area moms and bloggers. It was my first time hosting something like this and I really enjoyed


Baby Travel Gear: Eddie Bauer Trail Hiker 3 Wheel Travel System Review

With Rissa, we never had a travel system.  Since she was a late fall baby in Wisconsin, we figured we wouldn’t be using a stroller really until spring.  It didn’t seem necessary for us; however, there were some nice days where we could have enjoyed a walk if we’d had one.  We


September Sprinkles: Eddie Bauer Trail Hiker 3 Wheel Travel System Giveaway! (US) 10/21

When you have a baby, you need a way to get them around.  There are various ways you can do this with some options working better than others.  I never had a travel system before, but now that I have one I wonder how much easier life could have been with it


Keeping an Eye and Ear on Baby With the VTech Safe & Sounds Video and Audio Monitor

One of the most popular baby safety products out there is the baby monitor.  Technology has moved us past the old school crackly audio monitors like the ones that picked up the aliens clicking and chattering in the movie Signs.  The newest wave has been incorporating video along with sound to make sure


September Sprinkles: Crane Humidifier Giveaway! (US) 10/11

Winter is coming and that means dry air within many homes.  To help keep baby comfortable and safe, it is a good idea to use a cool mist humidifier.  This keeps moisture in the air without heating up their room.  I know I like to use our humidifier throughout the winter.  It