All posts by: John

Our Arlo Baby review was a surprise to us for a couple of reasons: we’ve always thought of Netgear (Arlo’s parent company) as a company that makes routers – turns out they have a whole line of home security cameras...
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All baby monitors exist on a scale from “very bad” to “doesn’t completely suck”. And those closer to the “doesn’t completely suck” end of the scale leave much to be desired. We’ve tried A LOT of them. You’re going to...
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  There’s a lot of hype out there about baby carriers. The pull of going “hands-free” while still hanging out with your baby is hard to ignore. In this review, we’ll take a look at the Ergobaby 360, one of...
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  The Beaba Babycook is a 4-in-1 contraption designed to steam, blend, reheat, and defrost. The idea is to use these processes to make your own baby food, which you can then serve or freeze and store for later, out...
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When parents first hear the phrase “Woombie”, it sounds a lot like a wobbling toy or perhaps a toddler television show. In reality, it refers to a large line of stylized swaddling sacks for infants, from a company with the...
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The best way we’ve found to describe what the Baby Brezza Formula Pro does is that it’s like a cross between a Keurig machine and a high-end coffee maker. But for baby formula, of course. For this review, I spent...
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For this Sleepea review, we spent 30 days with the Sleepea swaddle (sleep sack) from Happiest Baby. We’ve also compared Sleepea to a number of other sleep sacks we’ve tried. To start, here’s a one-minute video on the Sleepea:   In...
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Let’s start with the obvious: extracting stuff from your baby’s nose is kinda gross. Using your mouth to provide the suction to do this with the NoseFrida maybe adds an extra layer of grossness. But, many things we do as...
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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) are horrific things, but there are actionable steps parents can take to decrease risk. In October 2016, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released updated recommendations on reducing risk....
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In times of divisiveness and conflict, traits like compassion and empathy often go missing.  Instead we react in ways that can cause pain, emotionally or physically, because those types of reactions seem the easiest to summon. Now, as much as...
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