Tips For Parents
Best promotions and discounts for baby strollers, carriers, toys, accessories and many more! Check my list of top Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales in 2022. You’ll find here Black Friday deals for UPPAbaby, Cybex, Nuna, Ergobaby, Solly Baby and more!
Are you wondering how to choose a gift for 6-month-old baby first Christmas or a 3-year-old toddler that would please the child and parents? My list includes the best gift ideas for Christmas – that won’t cost you an arm and a leg! 🙂 The list has been recently updated for 2021!
If you’d like to surprise your wife with a Christmas present, here you’ll find some great push present ideas. I picked useful gifts for new moms that she will definitely use.
Here you’ll find the best Christmas and after Christmas sales for baby items. My list includes biggest discounts and best deals that you can find during the post-holiday sales.
There are lots of great ideas for new mom care packages: useful gifts that will make her life with a newborn easier, pampering gifts, beauty products for postpartum recovery and many more!
Here is our list of the things new moms really need for themselves after having a baby. We picked most useful gifts that will make new mama postpartum period a lot easier and make her feel appreciated.
There are lots of things that you need to pack in your hospital bag if you have scheduled C-section surgery. But you don’t want to overpack either! Here is the checklist for your hospital bag created by registered nurse.
Lots of new parents wonder if it’s better to get a travel system as a set of matching car seat and stroller or get both pieces of baby gear separately. Which solution gives you better quality? Which one is more pocket-friendly?
There are multiple situations when using a child carrier is more beneficial, however in some cases pushing a stroller is more convenient than babywearing. So should you buy both or pick one (and which one)? In my article I focused on whether a baby stroller or baby carrier is more useful for travel and daily walks.
If you’re still hesitating between Solly Baby Wrap vs Moby Wrap, this comparison will make your decision easier. Find out which baby wrap is more comfortable and safe for a newborn, and which one is easier to tie.
Detailed comparison of two most popular baby wrap carriers. Which one is better and which one is easier to use for babywearing beginner? This article will give you the answers and help you to decide which wrap is best for you and your baby.
It’s time to make the final decision: Solly Baby or Boba? Which of these two baby wraps is actually the best? In my detailed comparison I checked features like: ease of use, breathability, storage, weight limit, color options and of course – difference in price.
Lots of parents wonder if Moby and Boba are the same. I compared these two baby wraps to find out which one works better, which one is easier to use and more breathable.
If you’re debating between Solly wrap and Wild Bird sling, you need to read my detailed comparison. Find out which one is best for newborn baby and which one can be used for older and heavier kids.
If you’re looking for the most breathable and lightest baby wrap, you’re probably hesitating between Solly vs Beluga. Read my comparison and find out which baby wrap is best for your little one.
Is Solly Wrap splurge-worthy, or should you rather go for medium-priced Ergobaby Aura Wrap? Read my comparison and learn which baby wrap will be most comfortable for you and your little bundle of joy.
Here I’m sharing my tips for breastfeeding in Solly Baby Wrap. If you want to combine nursing and babywearing, first you need to feel comfortable doing these things separately. Practice and master these two skills before starting nursing in a baby wrap.
Are you unsure how to wash and dry your Solly Wrap to avoid shrinking and tears? You’re worried that hanging it to dry will make the fabric sagging? You’re not sure if you can tumble dry it? You’ll find all answers in this article.
Is the pre-tied wrap by Lillebaby better than Solly Baby? Read my detailed comparison and find out which wrap is easier to put on and more comfy, and which one is more breathable and better for summer.
Let’s compare two versions of Lillebaby Complete carrier: Airflow vs All Seasons. Which of these two is better? What are the major differences between Lillebaby Airflow and All Seasons? Read my review and comparison.
This is my comparison of Ergobaby’s first carrier and the upgraded version: Ergobaby Original vs. Ergobaby 360. The newer carrier has additional outward facing position. Is the upgrade worth extra money?
Baby Ktan Wraps come in a few types, including the Breeze and the Active. The former one is made from breathable mesh, the latter one is designed from moisture wicking material – perfect for sporty parents. Check my comparison to see which one is actually better.
Starting front facing babywearing or using a carrier that is not ergonomic can be really dangerous for baby and have bad influence on their developing hips and spine. Find out what are the signs that your baby is ready to face out.
This article compares two popular pelvic floor trainers: Perifit versus Elvie. Getting the best pelvic floor exercises can help with problems like urinary incontinence after childbirth or feeling pain during sex. Strengthening pelvic floor muscles is important for every mom’s physical and mental health.
Are you hesitating which option will provide the safest and most comfortable sleeping space for your baby? Here you will find a comprehensive comparison that will help you decide between bassinet, mini crib and standard crib.
Lot’s of parents wonder how long will their baby be able to sleep in a bassinet and if it’s even worth the money. Moms who already own a bassinet are sometimes unsure when to stop using it and when it’s the right time for a transition to a crib. You’ll find answers to these question in my article.
In this article I’m talking about safe sleep space for babies and what to do if their rolls onto their stomach during sleeping. Find out how you can keep your little one from rolling over in the crib.
In this article I’m sharing my tips for choosing the right number of crib sheets that you will need for your baby. Having extra sheets at hand is really important because accidents like diaper blowouts and spit ups will happen!
If you’re unsure how many sleep sacks you should register for, this article is for you. I’m discussing whether sleeping bags are must-have for babies, how long you can use them a how many sleep sack do you actually need.
Lots of parents worry that pack and play mattress is not comfortable enough for baby to sleep on, because it’s too thin and firm. Find out how to make your pack n play more comfortable for sleeping, without compromising your little one’s safety.
Is it safe to let baby sleep on a play mat or on the floor? Here are important safety notes that you should read first, before allowing your little one to take a nap on the playmat.
Is it safe to put a newborn baby on a playmat? Or maybe it’s better to wait until your little one is at least 3 months old? In this article I’m sharing my tips for using play mat in a safe way, even with a newborn baby!
Read this article to learn how to clean foam play mat, fabric play mat, as well as the popular puzzle baby play mat. I’m sharing my best tips and DIY solutions to clean play mats without damaging them.
How to do tummy time and when it is the right time to start it? Read more about its benefits and how to make it more enjoyable for your little one.
Lots of parents hesitate whether it is safe to allow baby to sleep in DockATot. After all, lots of parents do it… But is this lounger actually approved as safe for baby product? Find out here the FINAL verdict.
High temperature makes baby clothes to shrink. What is the best way to dry baby clothes? And what if you don’t have time to air dry them?!
Some moms use dryer sheets on baby clothes. But did you know that they contain tons of dangerous chemicals that irritate baby’s skin or even cause breathing problems? This article is a must-read so you could make a better informed decision, whether you want to use dryer sheets for your baby clothing.
Are you hesitating whether onesie is the right outfit to bring your summer baby home from hospital? In this article I’m sharing my tips on how to dress newborn baby for the first ride home, as well as signs of overheating to look out for.
Lots of parents hesitate how much diaper cream they should register for or buy. If you’re one of them and wonder if you should apply the diaper rash cream at every change, or if the diaper balm is only for treating the rash or also for prevention, then this article is for you.
Of course baby oil can expire, but if you cannot find its expiration date, how can you tell if it’s gone bad? In this article you’ll find out what things you should check to make sure your baby oil is still safe to use and effective. I also included a few creative ways to use expired baby oil around the house.
Some of your pre-pregnancy beauty products may contain ingredients that could be harmful for you or your baby. Here you can find a list of chemicals to avoid when pregnant, as well as pregnancy-safe ingredients. Educate yourself and choose wisely your lotion, body oil and body wash.
In this article I’m sharing all important information about pregnancy stretch marks: when they start to appear, how to prevent them and how to treat them after giving birth. Are pregnancy stretch marks unavoidable?
Lots of pregnant women feel insecure about their stretch marks and wonder how is it possible that celebrities do not get pregnancy stretch marks. You’ll be surprised but… THEY DO! Some of them have shared pictures where they show stretch marks with proud. Others have shared some tips and products that they use to minimize stretch marks.
Lots of moms-to-be have to deal with skin dryness during pregnancy. Find out why is your skin so dry and how to heal it with pregnancy-safe beauty products.
This informative article explains the causes of parched lips and discusses way to prevent chapped lips during pregnancy. Find out what are the best and pregnancy-safe remedies for your dry lips!
This article coverts everything on pregnancy stretch marks on breasts. What are the causes, how to prevent them and safe treatment options to get rid of them.
Should you choose more traditional nipple cream that contains lanolin or maybe it’s better to go for an organic nipple butter with lanolin-free formula? You’ve probably heard that lanolin may be toxic for breastfeeding baby. Find out what recent scientific research say about its safety!
If you experience cracked, painful and/or bleeding nipples from breastfeeding, it is important to intervene quickly and in the right way. Otherwise, it may lead to more serious problems! In this article you’ll find out why your nipples crack from nursing and how to heal (and prevent) nipple soreness!
This article covers everything you need to know about pregnancy acne, what cause the breakouts when you’re expecting, when does it start and end, how to treat it SAFELY and how to prevent developing new pimples.
One of the symptoms of pregnancy is excessive sweating and night sweats. This can be embarrassing for many expecting mothers and also make them wonder if this could be a sign of health problems during pregnancy. Find out when night sweats are perfectly normal and nothing to worry about.
When you’re pregnant your sweat can smell different and you can actually sweat more than you used to. Here you will find explanation for the sweat smell changes in pregnancy and how to deal with your BO.
If you’re an expectant mother, looking for remedies for swollen ankles, you need to read this article. You’ll find the answer to important questions like whether it is better to use cold or hot water to reduce swelling and what actually causes swollen feet in pregnancy.
Lots of expecting mamas experience this: excessive hair growth on pregnant belly. It can make you feel insecure or even unsexy, but it’s a perfectly normal symptom of pregnancy! Find out what are the causes of hairy belly and how to deal with it.
In this article we are discuss safest options for removing public hair during pregnancy. You can also find out here if it’s necessary to shave before giving birth. Do midwifes and doctors really care about your pubic hair when you’re in labor?
During those nine months of pregnancy and in the postpartum period, your body changes a lot and it’s not easy to accept them. No wonder so many new moms feel tired and overwhelmed or even experience PPD symptoms.
Sun exposure has some benefits for expecting mom’s health, but there are also lots of health risks that you should know about before heading to the beach. In this article I’m also sharing how to protect yourself and your developing baby during sunbathing.
Are you concerned whether sunburn on your pregnant belly can hurt your baby? Check what experts say about it, as well as how to choose the right sunscreen for pregnancy.
Can you share the sunscreen with your baby? Is kids sunscreen safe and effective for adults? In this article you will find out if there are any differences between baby sunscreen and regular adult sunscreen.
If you’ve ever got sunscreen in your eyes, you know how painful it can be. That’s why when your toddler rubs sunscreen in their eyes, you need an effective solution to bring quick relief. In this article we’re sharing out step by step guide what to do if baby gets sunscreen in eyes.
Baby can not only rub the sunscreen in their eyes, but also hair. And trust me, it’s REALLY difficult to wash it off. In this article you will find the most effective solutions for removing sunscreen out of baby’s hair.
Your child’s chair is matted and easily tangles? Here are the best solutions for preventing knots as best ways to detangle toddler’s hair.
This article was written by a breastfeeding specialist who has answered all your question about lactation teas: Do they really work and help to boost milk supply? When should you start drinking lactation tea and how long does it take before it starts working?
Lots of women experience back pain after giving birth, which only gets worse when they nurse or express their milk with a breast pump. What are the causes and how can you relieve your back while pumping?
Is Spectra pumping bra a must-have or can you just use it with a regular all-in-one nursing bra? In this article I’m talking about hands-free pumping with Spectra and whether or not you should splurge on Spectra pumping bras.
If you’ve been searching for maternity or nursing-friendly clothes, you’ve probably have come across Kindred Bravely brand. Are their clothes good quality and worth the hype? Here’s my honest opinion about their nursing and pumping bras, tops, maternity leggings and few other items.
Here’s an in-depth comparison of two popular sound machines and nightlights for babies: Hatch Rest versus Hatch Rest Plus. If you’re hesitating whether you should go for the cheaper version or splurge on the upgraded model, this article will help you make the right decision.
I’m sharing my safety tips for the best spots to mount baby monitor and where you should NOT install the baby video monitor.
Going to grocery store with a small baby can be difficult, especially for first-time parents. Here you will find my best tips for making the shopping trip easier and safe for the child.
Lots of teething babies start to chew on their cribs which makes parents concerned about their safety. Is the crib pain toxic? What to do when baby eats paint off crib? Here’s everything you need to know about crib chewing and how to stop your baby from chewing on crib rails.
In this article you will find out what are the differences between baby swings, rockers and bouncers. Each of these devices has its own benefits and drawbacks. Choose the right one for your baby!
Is there a good carrier for a 30-pound child? What are the benefits of using toddler carrier? When should you stop babywearing? My article will give you answers to these and many more questions.
In this article I compared two celebrity brands: Hello Bello vs Honest Co. I tested their baby line products and in this article you can read my thoughts on their diapers subscription, wipes, bubble bath and more.
In this article you’ll find lots of way to give a new life to your unused diapers. If you have lots of unopened packages of diapers that your child outgrew, don’t waste them! You can donate them or use in a very create way.
If you’re wondering what things new mama REALLY need after having a baby – bringing her a tasty and nutritious meal is one of the best ideas! Check out my favorite recipes for foods that you can gift to new parents.
Summer around the corner but you’re not sure which temperature is safe to take your baby outside? Read my tips how to prepare to summer strollers and how to keep baby cool during heat.
Are you wondering what is the best, easiest and safest way to teach your child to ride a bike? Is a balance bike better choice than a pedal bike with training wheels? Or maybe it’s best to invest in a tricycle stroller combo? Check our detailed comparison!
Are you unsure what is the right age to transition out of a stroller? Is 5 or 6 year old too big to be riding in a stroller? Find out here when a child is too old for a stroller (and why you should not judge parents who are using strollers for older kids!).
Are you looking for a stroller for 60-pound child? Your 5-year-old still like to ride in a stroller sometimes? Or maybe you have a big child with medical conditions and you need a stroller that will serve you longer than a regular model? Don’t worry – this article will give you all information you may need about big kid strollers.
How do you know your little one is ready to start solids? Can you start baby led weaning at 4 months or should you wait until your baby is 6 months old? In this article we’re discussing all signs of readiness for BLW.
This is the ultimate BLW guide. Here you will find information for starting baby-led weaning, first foods, benefits of BLW, and some safety tips.
If you want to start BLW, but you’re unsure which foods you can offer to your baby, check out my guidelines for baby-led weaning foods by age. Find out what vegetables and fruits are good as first foods and what you should avoid to limit the choking hazard.
Comparison of two high-end and extremely popular high chairs: Stokke Tripp Trapp vs. Steps. Find out which one is better option for weaning and which one is easier to clean after messy meals. I compared both highchairs and although they have similar adjustments, one of them is a better long-term investment.
Find out what is the best organic baby play gym and playmat, and how to choose baby clothes made of non-toxic fabrics. Being eco-conscious parent and choosing organic, non-toxic products is safer choice for your baby and for our planet!
Here you can find my recommendations for your first flight with a baby: what to keep in mind and how to prepare for this trip. Find out which is more convenient for traveling with infant: stroller or baby carrier.
What stroller type is better for two babies: side by side or tandem? Find out what are the benefits and disadvantages of both types and choose a model that suits your style!
Which gadgets are truly “must-have” and will make your life easier and which products you can skip? Having twins don’t mean that you have to buy twice as much baby gear and spend a fortune!
In this article I’m comparing two popular diaper pails: Playtex Diaper Genie versus Munchkin Step. Find out which one works better for locking the odor in, which one has higher capacity and which one is more cost-effective option for disposing poopy diapers.
Is the Diaper Genie or Ubbi the best diaper pail? Genie is made of plastic, while Ubbi is a steel diaper pail. Check out my comparison and find out which of these two works better for keeping bad smell away from the nursery.
A few words on disposable diapers are their biodegradability. In this post you’ll find out how to pick the most eco-friendly diapers for your little one.
Elvie Curve vs Haakaa Silicone Pump – Which One Works Better For Collecting Milk During Nursing Session?
If you’re a breastfeeding mama and don’t want to waste the milk leaking out from your other breast while you’re nursing, milk collector will be a game charger for you. I compared two most popular ones: Elvie Curve and Haakaa. Find out which one is truly hands-free and spill-free, and which one may hurt your nipples.
Are nursing clothes must-have or can you just wear regular bras and tank tops while breastfeeding? In this article you’ll find out what are the types of nursing clothing and their benefits.
In this article I’m focusing on educational activities that are both entertaining and helpful in supporting child’s development – especially their fine motor and gross motor skills, cognitive skills (logical thinking, problem-solving), as well as imagination, creativity and social skills.
Using a baby carrier for air travel can make the whole trip a lot easier. Find out which Lillebaby carriers are best for holidays with children. By the way, you can babywear with a newborn and toddler!
There are a few things that you can do to make breastfeeding in Lillebaby carrier easier for you and more comfortable for your baby. In this article you’ll find out how to adjust the Lillebaby Complete baby carrier for breastfeeding and then re-position the baby once the nursing is done.
Are you curious when will your baby be able to hold the bottle? There are couple of things that you can do to encourage your little one, but also dangerous mistakes like bottle propping, that you should always avoid!
When and how to start weaning the baby from bottle? How to make this process easier for the child? AAP recommend to say goodbye to bottle around 12-18 months. Otherwise there may be unpleasant consequences like tooth decay.
I’m pretty sure you don’t want you baby to bathe in a dirty bathtub with all that soap residue and grime. It’s so important to clean baby’s tub properly and frequently. In this article I’m sharing my tips on how to clean baby bath tub with natural cleansers, instead of harsh chemicals.
Removing those pesky baby stains may be challenging but there are so proven methods to get rid of them! Find out how to remove poop, pee and spit-up stain from your baby’s clothes.
Not only poop stains are pesky and hard to remove! Breastmilk can also stain your clothes and it can be difficult to get rid of that yellow tint. Find out here why does breast milk stain and how to remove these stains.
Some parents prefer four wheel strollers and say that 3 wheels make the stroller unstable. Other love three-wheelers for their maneuverability and one-hand steering. I compared both types and made final assessment on whether a 3-wheel or 4-wheel stroller is better.
There are a few simple tricks that will help you to keep your stroller in good conditions. If you will properly take care of it, it will serve you for years!
If you’ve been hesitating between Spectra S1 vs. S2, this comparison is for you. These two electric breast pumps are quite similar, the main difference is just the battery.
In this article I’m comparing two best-selling double breast pumps: Spectra vs. Medela Freestyle Flex. This comparison will help you to decide whether you need a stronger pump or more portable one.
There are quite a few moms who have both these pumps and say they are the best equipment if you’re exclusively pumping. But do you really need to spend this much money on two breast pumps? This article will help you narrow down your choice between a hospital-grade pump and wireless-wearable breast pump.
In this article I compared the use of Willow Pump with milk bags and milk containers. Find out which solution is more convenient and cheaper!
Are you experiencing any problems while using Willow Pump? Or maybe you’re still hesitating whether to buy it? In this article you’ll find answers to all questions you might have about this wearable pump: how to choose flanges size, how to use and clean the pump, how to use the milk bags and containers, and many more!
Some moms need to or decide to pump exclusively and wonder which breast pump is best for this task. Find out what are the benefits and downsides of using Willow 3.0 Pump for EPing.
Lots of moms wonder whether the newest Willow Generation 3.0 is better than previous versions. In this comparison I’ll show you all improvements made for Willow 3, including softer and more gentle suction!
In-depth review of Lille All Seasons carrier. This baby carrier is versatile and suitable for 4 seasons which makes it a great investment.
Here’s latest info on new strollers coming out in 2021. In this article you will read about new 2021 UPPAbaby VISTA V2, Nuna Demi Grow 2021, Nuna Tavo Next 2021, Thule Urban Glide 2 2021 and many more!
2020 is around the corner and I’m super excited about the new and upgraded strollers that are going to hit the market. Check which strollers are worth waiting for!
Here is my list of new strollers that hit the market in 2019. Find out what top baby brands have prepared for parents this year and which buggies are worth waiting for.
If you’re going on a trip (by plane or by car) with your baby, you should read this article. Having good and portable lightweight stroller may be a game changer. There are buggies that you can even take as carry on!
Are you considering getting back to exercising after giving birth? Remember – safety first. Find out when can you start working out and what are the warning signs that your body is not ready yet, and what are the benefits of physical activity in postpartum.
According to American Academy of Pediatrics reading to baby has a lot of positive effects on baby’s development. You can start reading to your baby from day one! How to do it? Read my article for some useful tips.
Having a baby doesn’t mean that you need to move into a bigger house. With my space-saving tips, you will learn how to prepare your studio apartment for your baby arrival.
In this article I talk about running with special needs child – how to start, what equipment is needed and what are the benefits.
Celebrate this festive season with these cute and adorable Christmas outfits for children. Choose matching baby and toddler pajamas, get a Santa costume for your little one or elegant Christmas dress for your baby girl.
I picked 25 funny activities for the whole family to get everyone into the festive spirit. Make waiting for the Christmas even more exciting: create personalized Xmas cards together, go for a Christmas lights tours in your town, do some paper crafts or handprint ornament for your tree.
Are you wondering what type of food you can include to your toddler diet? In this article I talk about products that 1-year-old can and can’t eat.
Is a high chair and wipe warmer really a must-have for first time parents? What items of baby gear you should skip and save you money on?
Most comprehensive and detailed stroller buying guide you will ever find! Find out what types of stroller are currently on the market and pick the right one for you and your little one.
Are you expecting your first baby and wondering what features your stroller should have? Read this article and avoid first-time parents common mistakes.
In this article I compared Bugaboo famous Cameleon 3 stroller and the newest version of UPPAbaby VISTA – V2. Which of these two luxurious strollers is better?
It turns out that Nuna MIXX and UPPAbaby CRUZ V2 have a lot in common. But which of these two convertible strollers is more comfortable and rides more smoothly? Find out in my comparison.
VISTA V2 is a stroller that expands from a single to a double, while MIXX works only for one child. Which stroller will be better for your needs? Check my comparison of Nuna MIXX vs VISTA V2.
Is UPPAbaby CRUZ better than Bugaboo Bee? One thing is for sure – CRUZ V2 has larger wheels that make it suitable for more terrains, while Bee5 is much lighter. Which stroller suits you better?
VISTA and City Select are expandable strollers that work great for growing family. If you plan on having second child shortly after the first one, expandable stroller is a fantastic choice. Which one is best: UPPAbaby VISTA or Baby Jogger City Select?
Hip Dysplasia In Newborns And Infants – Everything You Need To Know From Diagnosis To Treatment & Prevention
In this article I present the risk factors of hip dysplasia, revealed by many scientific studies. What is the relation between swaddling, babywearing and hip dysplasia? Can parents prevent their babies from this condition?
Find out why father’s involvement in pregnancy and childbirth is important and what are the benefits of his support. There have been some interesting studies on this topic conducted recently.
There are lots of new studies on postpartum depression and its effects on mother and baby. See the newest findings and find out how postpartum depression differs from baby blues.
In this article I focus on autistic disorder and Asperger syndrome. How do they differ in symptoms and how they affect child’s behavior? What are the early signs of autism?
Effects of smoking during pregnancy are a very popular topic for scientific studies. The results are clear: it causes numerous health problems, both for the child and the mother.
It turns out that singing to baby has a lot of positive effects – not only for baby’s cognitive skills, but also for baby-mother relationship. See the current studies outcomes.
Uninterrupted skin-to-skin contact between mother and baby right after childbirth is recommended by WHO and UNICEF. How does it affect mom and baby health? Are there any contraindications?
Arrival of the new baby changes the firstborn world. Read what psychological studies say about firstborn reaction to sibling and learn how to deal with child’s jealousy.
Did you know that oxytocin is called “the cuddle hormone” and that it stimulates dopamine? Find out what is the relationship between oxytocin and dopamine and how they both affect mother-baby bonding.
Find out what is the good and bad side of cesarean section – according to scientists and current research! Is C-section a better method of delivery than a vaginal birth?
Obesity and diabetes (both before and during the pregnancy) may have a big influence on the new mom’s and her newborn baby’s health. See the results of new research.