All posts by: Paul

The Owlet Smart Sock 2 promises parents of newborns something that they haven’t felt since they found out they were pregnant—peace of mind. The company states 94% of parents who use the smart sock report improvements in their own sleep,...
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iBaby Labs is a Silicon Valley-based company that creates smartphone-app-enabled baby monitors. A lot of them. There are 7 listed on the company’s website, which gets confusing, fast. So, we decided to try all of them to understand what, exactly,...
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First of all, we must note we’re deeply confused about what to call this category of baby product – playard (wait, why isn’t it a play yard?), pack ‘n play? Travel crib? We’re just not sure who names these things or what...
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  Our guide to The Honest Company We like to think of The Honest Company as like a high-end online convenience store for parents, full of products with safe, thoughtful ingredients. My family has used products from Honest Company for...
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  The Cocoon Cam exists in a family of baby monitors that use a combination of wifi, your smartphone or tablet as the ‘parent unit’, and computer vision to provide information about your child. Other examples include the Nanit (our...
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For this Snoo review, we spent 30 days with the Snoo Smart Sleeper from Happiest Baby, and meticulously documented the experience – good, bad, and weird. To start, here’s a 3-minute video rundown of unboxing, setting up, and using Snoo with my...
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The Nest Cam Indoor camera is a pretty slick piece of technology and does a lot of the things you’d hope a baby monitor would do. It’s easy to install and set up, streams HD video to your smartphone or...
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  • A preview of HowToHackParenting's Guide to Superfoods for Babies and Kids
The word “superfood” generates a lot of buzz. People in the media throw it around. Companies put it in their ads and on their products to boost sales. Superfoods for babies tends to be even more charged – who wouldn’t...
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When my daughter turned one and started drinking cow’s milk, I started to see DHA all over the place. Especially at Whole Foods. Milk with DHA. Eggs with DHA. Food packets with DHA. This really started to get to me...
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Editor’s Notes: this is the first in a series of Short Report reviews where take quick looks at kid products of interest to dads. They won’t be as in-depth as our 30 Day Trial Reviews, but if we don’t have...
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