Category Archives: Reviews

PASS: ERGObaby Performance Carrier Review

ERGObaby performance carrier back pack

  What? Another baby carrier? Having already written and raved about the Baby Bjorn (), one must wonder why in the world we would need another baby carrier. But in the case of the baby carrier, our daughter simply outgrew the Baby Bjorn as it maxed out at 26 lbs / 19 kgs, or about…

PASS: Marc Weissbluth’s “Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child”

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Even before having a child, expecting parents start to have sleepless nights. Everyone from your family members, friends and colleagues – as well as complete strangers – will offer various kinds of advice, tricks, tips, potions, magic tricks, warnings or horror stories as it relates to a a baby’s sleep. The Offspring-Industrial Complex (OIC) is…

The Definitive Dad’s Guide to Feeding your Baby Solids

Munchkin long baby spoons

All that you need to know about feeding baby: find out which feeding utensils and accessories work and which do not!

AWESOME: Baby Bjorn Baby Carrier Synergy Review

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Lots of choices in baby carriers They can be front packs, back packs, slings or wraps, but it seems that no one can do without some sort of baby carrier. This is one item that we’ve used quite a bit, especially when traveling (which is typically by plane). When I did some homework on the…

PASS: BT 150 Baby Monitor; how a phone company made a great baby product

BT 150 Baby Monitor

The baby monitor is an indispensable item to add to the newborn shopping list. Since it’s a piece of electronics, it’s also something that a tech or gadget loving expecting father parent can get excited about. So here’s how I went along evaluating which baby monitor to purchase and a review of the one I…

PASS: Fisher Price Rainforest Jumperoo Review with Video

Fisher Price Rainforest Jumpereoo

While many of you may not have memories of being in an exersaucer or jumperoo, it is likely that there is photographic evidence somewhere of you as a baby stuffed in a pouch and hanging from a doorway by some metal springs of some sort. So our urge to put our children in bouncy contraptions may be somewhat innate or at least subconsciously understandable given our own past.

How to Stay Sane with Baby Music

Coldplay Rockabye Baby Lullaby

The current generation of adults doesn’t count their music collection in terms of albums, but rather in terms of Gigabytes. Since the rise of mp3’s and later iTunes and all things digital, we can boast of our music collections in data intensive ways. Odds are that we also probably own (but not necessarily possess) more music than…

PASS: Fisher-Price Rainforest crib mobile review – doesn’t make calls though

[singlepic id=14 w=320 h=240 float=left]The first time I looked over a list of baby “must-haves”, I was really confused as to the need for a mobile for the crib. I just couldn’t figure out why you need a phone in there. Was it to hear it crying? Did the baby really need to start texting…

FAIL: Foam floor mats banned in France, Belgium. Shouldn’t we all know about this?

EVA foam floor mats

Ordered off the shelves in parts of Europe; all is quiet in the U.S. I actually love these mats. They were great to give some cushion to a crawling baby or unsteady toddler. I was even going to do a post on these being must-haves. Then a couple weeks ago I received news from family and…

AWESOME: Orbit Stroller (G1)…and choosing a stroller that’s right for you

[singlepic id=2 w=320 h=240 float=] If there’s one thing a father should get excited about, is the purchase of his first stroller. Say What? If you can’t get excited about strollers, you just need to remind yourself that they are just another vehicle. They can be ultimate driving machines or comfortable mini vans, with pizza…