Gifts, Toys & Guides for Babies

Whether you’re having your first baby or looking to grow your family, we’ve rounded up our favorite baby gear, toys ideas, must-have products and more to help things easier (and fun!). Check out some of our favorites. 

A true classic for Summer fun…the sandbox! Sandboxes offer kiddos a taste of the beach and help encourage creative imaginations. Whether crafting sandy castles complete with towers and bridges, making animals or fairy tale creatures, or simply enjoying the sensory experience, your kids will enjoy hours upon hours of fun. If they have been especially fond …


So, What Is The Best Baby Walker For Carpet Floors? (Don’t Buy A Walker until You Read This) Baby walkers are fun and very exciting for babies and for parents. Unfortunately, it can be very difficult to find one that will work well on carpeted floors. Using baby walkers that do not have wheels which …

Summertime is right around the corner and it’s time to prep! Whether it’s for your beach trip or for some serious hours at the pool, we’re compiling the best of the best for your days in the rays. We’ve got several pieces that you’ll want to grab and go with that will entertain and protect …

You want the best stroller, the best high chair, and all of the other best baby gear. You are not on your own because every parent has a few baby products they absolutely can’t live without so the community is here to help. 

We asked our editors and readers to give us the lowdown on their must-have baby products. We asked about baby strollers, baby bottles, baby seats and much more. Then we did a bunch of research online as well as some hands-on testing of many of the products ourselves. These are some of our must-haves. 

Favorite Lounge Product


The DockATot has been a miracle for many families. It comes at a high price, but many feel the expense is worth every penny once they get a hands-free break when their little one starts chilling my themselves, safely.

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Favorite Nighttime Gear

Merlin Magic Sleep Suit

All parents seek that magic cure for sleep. This sleep is close. Little ones that are out of the swaddle stage and still jerking themselves awake, will find comfort in the fact that their arms and legs stay put all night. It is time to give up the suit when your little one starts to roll over.

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Favorite Washing & Drying Gear

Boon Drying Rack & Accessories

Not only does this drying rack add some cool color to your kitchen, it is strong enough to make it through 5+years of baby life. Plus, it is built to withstand the dishwasher. A must-have on every registry.

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Favorite Convertible Stroller

Baby Jogger City Select Lux

Although expensive, this stroller is meant to last for years because it grows with you. Some of our favorite features include awesome multi-service tires, a narrow width, the easy addition of a second seat, lots of accessories and easy to fold behaviors. We would buy this over and over.

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Best Baby Tech

Owlet Smart Sock Baby Monitor

For parents that need a little reassurance that their little one is still moving and breathing, this is a great tech choice. Just slide on the little sock to get real-time data on your baby’s heart rate, oxygen and more.

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Best Baby Swing

4moms rockaRoo

The rockaRoo offers a safe place to put your baby to free up your hands for a bit and provides a front to back soothing motion, similar to the motion of a rocking horse. The best part…it is compact – coming in at 1/3 the size of your typical baby swing.

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Contents What Makes A Pacifier Good? Orthodontic Shape No BPA, Phthalate… No Odors, No Taste Best Pacifiers For Breastfed Babies The Winner Is… Choosing The Best Pacifiers For Breastfed Babies When your baby cries, parents will often reach for a pacifier to help soothe and stop the tears. Newborns and infants have a natural need …

Best Children’s Personalized Books   Over the past few years, personalized children’s books have gained popularity for obvious reasons: they are awesome. They provide children with the chance to star in their own stories and transport them as they enjoy the adventures. The top 10 best children’s personalized books offers a fantastic selection to choose …

Best Books to Read With Kids at Bedtime  Treat your child to a story every night before bed to help the little one sleep peacefully…and learn more about the joys of reading. The top 10 bedtime books are all about going to sleep and the wonderful world of dreams. Take your child on an adventure …

Best Kids’ Inflatable Pool Toys   In the summertime, a trip to the pool without having at least some kind of floating device is practically an atrocity! (Or – well – at least it’s not nearly as fun to go swimming 🙂 ) Nowadays floating toys are much more than just an inner-tube to float …

Best Teddy Bears for Kids   A teddy bear is practically a “must have” for just about any child — and many adults (ahem) are rather fond of them as well. 🙂 Some of these soft and cuddly plush bears can be considered better than others, with varying levels of craftsmanship and detail giving them …

Best Stuffed Animals for Kids   Stuffed (or plush) animals have been a staple in practically every child’s toy “wardrobe” for many a year. Today there is still no lack of love for them – for many children these toys provide comfort, love and can come in quite handy in creative and even educational activities. …

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Contents 1. Fisher-Price Dance & Move 2. Fisher-Price Little People 3. VTech Sit-to-Stand Learning Walker 4. Baby Einstein Take Along Tunes 5. VTech Musical Rhymes Book 6. Brilliant Basics Baby’s First Blocks 7. VTech Drop and Go Dump Truck 8. Sassy Developmental Bumpy Ball 9. Mega Bloks Big Building Bag 10. Grow-with-Me Activity Gym We …

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Best Books for Babies The first step toward strong reading skills is a love for books and reading in general, and the list of the best books for babies on this page can provide an excellent starting point. Books that are colorful, funny and interesting for little ones can foster a love for books right …

Best Children’s Board Books Board books make reading fun for little ‘uns for many reasons. They are easy to handle and do not risk the ripping of pages by small hands. Such books also feature bright colors, interesting shapes, and fun themes. The Top 10 Best Children’s Board Books offers everything you could possibly want …

When I was a new mother, baby travel systems had not yet become “all the rage.” Over the past several years, however, they have become practically a “must-own” for parents – especially with more and more couples having busy, busy lives. These systems add quite a bit of convenience for those parents on the go. …

Contents 1. Graco DuoGlider Classic Connect 2. Graco Ready2grow Click Connect 3. Graco Fast Action Fold Duo Click 4. Baby Jogger City Select 5. Contours Options Elite Tandem 6. Chicco Cortina Together 7. Baby Trend Sit N Stand 8. BOB Revolution SE Duallie 9. Chicco Echo Twin Stroller 10. Britax B-Agile Convenient, More Efficient & …

Here are the Top 10 Baby Strollers for 2010 – these are the hottest selling strollers with the highest average consumer reviews…