Tag Archive: PASS

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”


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!

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.

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…

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…