May 31, 2011
When you have a newborn, it's important to have a lot of choices to place your baby when you can't hold him. The laundry doesn't fold itself and you are going to have to eat eventually. So if you have to put the cutie down for a minute, make sure he is as comfortable as can be. This Boppy Lounger is perfect for newborns and preemies. It is soft and comfy, but sturdy and safe. If baby makes a mess, no problem! Simply remove the slipcover and throw it in the wash. You can cuddle your baby while you wait.
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May 30, 2011
It's not too late to prepare for the summer ahead. One of the most important items you can stockpile is sunscreen. I keep one in each car, the pool bag and in the kitchen. That's so the older kids can get a quick spray after breakfast and before school. This Sun'n'Berry Fun Organic Baby Sunscreen is PABA free and is fortified with antioxidants from superberries. Green tea and Vitamin E are also key ingredients that are included to reduce cancer causing free radicals. This is one sunscreen you want to keep in your sun protection arsenal.
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May 27, 2011
When you have a new baby in the house, organization is key. A little baby doesn't understand that you are sleep deprived or overwhelmed. That's why it's so important to have everything you need at your fingertips. This nursery organizer is a good start. It holds diapers, a wipe warmer, diaper cream, toys and towels. It attaches easily to any door so everything you need is where you expect it to be when you need it.
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May 26, 2011
Is there a high tech dad on your Father's Day list? Why not give him the gift of all the memories you have shared? Uploading your favorite pictures into a digital picture frame will let the special dad in your life know you care about him, as much as he cares about his family. This contemporary style frame will not only hold your memories, it has clock and calendaring features. You can set the frame to slideshow mode so new pictures will flash all day long. There is also an alarm feature that will alert dad when he is spending too much time looking at the pictures. The sounds will let him know it's time to get back to work.
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May 25, 2011
It's road trip season. Going on the road with the family can be fun, but highway rest stops are the last place you want to take you baby. Luckily, this changing mat helps create an instant changing table in the back of your car or van. During use, you can attach it to the vehicle's side wall for added stability. There are multiple pockets to keep supplies within reach. After a quick pit stop, you can clean up on be on your way.
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May 24, 2011
When it comes to sun safety, you can't be too careful. Sunscreen, sun glasses, and water are staples in the summer. For added protection while outdoors, bring your own pop up tent to block the sun's harmful rays. This beach tent has an SPF of 50 and has breathable ventilation panels that zipper up when a little privacy is needed. When the day is over, simply fold it up, put it in its carrying case and head home. When you hit the road again, just throw it in the car and off you go.
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May 23, 2011
Keeping an eye on your precious little one has never been easier. Infant video monitors provide new parents a level of security that would surprise earlier generations. This Best View Handheld Color Video Monitor has a 2 and a half inch screen with a 350 degree view. You can remotely pan, scan and zoom the camera as your baby moves around the crib. There's no need to worry about running out of battery time either. It holds a charge up to 10 hours and has an auto time out feature as well. You will have such a clear picture of your baby, you might not mind a few sleepless nights.
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May 20, 2011
Sun protection does not have to stop at the water's edge. This pool float will protect your toddler while he plays in the pool. This float has a buoyant design and adjustable UV canopy. It's perfect for age nine months and up.
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May 19, 2011
This is a unique storage solution that you and your child will BOTH love. At the end of a long day, simply collect your child's favorite stuffed animals and put them in this pillow holder. It will make clean up fun and you toddler can have all his favorite animals near him all night long. The pillow has an extra long zipper and a mesh viewing window. You can make it extra special by personalizing it with your child's name.
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May 18, 2011
When your purchasing all your new baby gear, don't forget the basics like rattles and teethers. Most of the time, you can get both in one toy. For example, this Bright Starts Grab and Spin Rattle meets so many of your infant's needs. Bright colors and fun textures keep your baby engaged. The oval shapes are the teething component and the sound of the rattle will actually soothe your baby. Happy baby, happy mommy!
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May 17, 2011
A pack and play is a must have for any new parent. It's a great way to keep baby nearby when doing work outside or if you are traveling to grandma's house. This colorful TotBloc Pack 'N Play has a large square play space and sets up and folds in less than a minute. There are friendly bugs that make noise to keep your baby entertained. At less than 25 pounds, you won't hesitate to get out and travel with your baby. Perfect for the summer season!
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May 16, 2011
Picking a new crib for your baby is so exciting. There are so many options. This DaVinci Emily mini crib is a great choice. First, it's nearly 40% off its regular price. It is smaller than the average crib so it will fit in smaller spaces. In addition, it has a 4 level mattress spring system that you can adjust to your child's growth. You can also purchase a conversion kit so when the time comes you can turn the crib into a twin bed. As any parent knows, that time will be here before you know it.
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May 13, 2011
It's great to be outdoors this time of year. Many families are glad to soak up some sun after a long winter. If you are taking a stroll in the park or attending an outdoor festival, it is important to protect your baby from the sun. Many strollers have a window in the canopy so you can keep an eye on your baby. The downside... you are also letting the sun in. This oversized shade attaches easily to your existing stroller for added protection. It's easy to adjust and even rolls into a self storage pocket. You can hand wash it when small messes occur. So get outside and have some fun. You and your baby deserve it.
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May 12, 2011
One of the most stressful tasks the parent of a newborn can undertake is the cleaning of the belly button. This tender area can easily become chafed by diapers and clothes. This soft cotton cover protects this sensitive area and helps the healing process. You have enough to lose sleep over in those early weeks, keeping the belly button clean should not be one of those things.
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May 10, 2011
The latest innovation in helicopter parenting has hit the market. If you just have to know your baby's heart rate, emotional state and activity level at any given moment, then your prayers have been answered. These pajamas are made of a washable biosensor material with a transceiver that will transmit vital information about your baby just by touching an icon on your phone or PC. You may value this information now, and this kind of monitoring will certainly be fodder for a therapist one day.
At the end of the day, most parents want to get their little ones out of wet, sticky bathing suits and into something comfy and soft. This lightweight romper is a perfect way to keep your toddler warm without wrestling with a complete outfit while poolside or at the beach. It has a front zipper and a snap crotch for easy changing. It even has the added protection of SPF 50 fabric. This is one romper that is sure to become a summer essential.
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May 9, 2011
Is there a first time father on your gift list this Father's Day? If so, then help ease the stress of being a first time parent with this gift that pokes fun at some of the "joys" of fatherhood. This diaper changing toolbox has everything a new dad would need for changing stinky diapers including a poncho, extra long tongs, and a mask toxic fume filter. Sure, a dad might never really need these items. But if he does, he'll be glad to have them on hand!
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May 6, 2011
Nothing is more important than your baby's comfort. If you are on the road, it's even more important. No one wants to be on the move with a cranky baby. Fortunately, you can give your little one all the comforts of home, when you're not home. This take along swing has a removable toy bar that has a hanging toucan and turtle. It has 5 speeds and 7 songs to keep your baby entertained. It's comfy and safe with a 3 point restraint system. Your baby will love it so much, you will even use it when you don't travel.
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May 5, 2011
Are you thinking of getting your dad a tie for Father's Day? Well, how about your newborn? Your little man can dress as dapper as his dad in this striped tie onesie. It is made of 100% cotton and has lap shoulders make for easier dressing. This onesie is a great shower gift and perfect for any other formal occasion. This little tee proves that you are never to young to dress for dinner.
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May 4, 2011
Call it a sign of the times. Instead of giving your baby a plastic animal or textured shape to chew on, hand over an MP3 player, smartphone, or TV remote. Don't panic just yet. These high tech baby toys are designed to be perfectly safe for your little one. Features match those of the grown up versions. The phone rings, the MP3 player plays 8 styles of music and the smartphone has 18 icons to keep your baby entertained. These toys are so much fun, you might trade in your own gadgets for these. Naah.
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May 3, 2011
What's more adorable than a baby's toothless grin? Not much. That doesn't mean that it's too soon for good oral care. This kit has the tools to help your infant learn good habits now. It includes a teether tongue cleaner, safety toothbrush®, and safety toothbrush step II. The unique oval shape of the infant toothbrush prevents your infant from over inserting the brush in their mouth, preventing choking. You can begin using this brush at four months and continue through the toddler years. Who knows, good habits now might prevent braces later.
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May 2, 2011
As jogging strollers go, this one is a pretty good bargain. It is reasonably priced and has so many great features. It has pneumatic tires with molded rims that provide performance and style. There are cup holders for the runner and the baby because hydration is important if you are running or just along for the ride. If you have a high tech little one in your stroller, then you both will love the built in MP3 player for the baby.
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