Monthly Archives: September 2010

PASS: NoseFrida nasal aspirator (kinda gross, but works wonders)

Nose Frida

Helping a congested baby or toddler is quite a task. While blowing one’s nose seems like an easy, almost primal, thing to do, it is an acquired skill and one that is hard to teach before they’re at least two or so (and even then, just because they may know, they may still prefer to…

PASS: The Happiest Baby on the Block DVD

Happiest Baby on the Block

The Happiest Baby on the Block – The New Way to Help Calm Crying and Help Your Baby Sleep Longer is another one of those powerhouses in the newborn book and DVD category. If you’ve had a child in the past five years, you probably own it, have seen it or heard about it (or…

PASS: What To Expect books… Just don’t go overboard

what to expect

One of the biggest players in the parenting section of the Offspring Industrial Complex is the “What To Expect…” series of books. It’s pretty much impossible to avoid as a first-time parent and doing so would probably be declared reckless and stubborn. The book’s wikipedia entry is impressive in its own: Originally published in 1984,…

PASS: Fisher-Price Rainforest Melodies & Lights Deluxe Gym

[singlepic id=3 w=320 h=240 float=]  This is the first of a number of Fisher-Price products we’ve purchased from their “Rainforest” series.  We liked the series a lot because, in a world of baby products where everything tends to be either blue or pink in the early months, it’s a  gender neutral scheme that’s fun and…