Reviews

Baby & Kid Gear, Tech, and Book Reviews

Welcome to our collection of in-depth reviews of cool baby gear for dads, tech, toys, books and more.

When we say in-depth, we’re not f*&%ing around. We spend months with each baby or kid product when reviewing it, take copious notes, document the experience with photos and video, and turn everything we learned into a detailed, organized review. Most of our reviews are accompanied by videos.

So far, we’ve reviewed everything from sleep sacks for swaddling to a $1,200 robotic bassinet to baby monitors and other technology for parents.

And … let’s jump in. Here are the reviews (we’re adding to this each month!)

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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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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  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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