Feeding

  • oogaa Feeding Products Review With a name like Oogaa you would expect the products to be as fun as they sound! oogaa feeding products are bright, fun, and most importantly, safe. When Harrison first started eating, we chose oogaa feeding products. They were great when he was just starting with solids and perfect for the wild (plate throwing) toddler he has become. ... Read this post
  • Twin Z Breastfeeding Pillow Review Although the Twin Z Pillow was created specifically for the Mom of Multiples, I would highly recommend this as an option for single babies as well. Our very first baby class that we took when I was pregnant with my twins was a breastfeeding class through our hospital. I would highly recommend this to anyone that ... Read this post
  • Kiinde Foodii Starter Kit Review Sometime between 4-6 months old, your pediatrician will give you permission to start feeding your child solids. As our pediatrician recommended: “Solids before age 1, it’s just for fun.” Still, your baby is going to learn quite a few important skills during this process. We’ve had a lot of fun with solids so far (bananas, ... Read this post
  • Chicco NaturalFit Advanced Feeding System review II Back in January, we shared our first review of the new feeding system from Chicco – the NaturalFit Advanced Feeding System.  To refresh your memory, the NaturalFit is a line up of bottles that grow with your child.  The feeding system includes four bottles for three different stages with each stage being thoughtfully designed to ... Read this post
  • Boon Kitchen baby gear From high chairs to flatware to snack cups our wee ones require lots-o-gear for the kitchen.  Boon sent us a box full of their kitchen goodies along with their new, fully customizable Flair high chair and over the last couple weeks we’ve put it to the test. Our editor Praveen, reviewed the Flair in full and it ... Read this post
  • Stokke Tripp Trapp review While I did my own extensive online and in store research on things like a stroller, crib, and baby carrier, I went purely off recommendations for our high chair. That’s because everyone I spoke with unanimously recommended the Stokke Tripp Trapp. So it is no wonder, the Tripp Trapp was The Wise Baby’s Best of ... Read this post
  • Yoomi Feeding System Review Some of our most popular posts revolve around the best bottle for breastfed babies.   One problem parents often have with switching between bottle and breast is the temperature of the milk.  Exclusively breastfed babies are used to breastmilk at “body temperature” and often times, it is difficult to replicate that body temperature especially on ... Read this post
  • Joovy HiLo highchair review Highchairs can be a tricky piece of gear to choose and like many products, what works for one family may not work for another.  Today we are taking a close look at the newest high chair from Joovy, the HiLo.  We snagged a sample of the HiLo at the Chicago Mommycon event and have been ... Read this post
  • Inglesina Fast Table Chair Review With a rambunctious 1-year-old on our hands going out to eat is becoming increasingly more challenging.  Adding to that challenge are restaurant high chairs that are sometimes too big or do not lead our petite little one to line up to the table height accurately (causing more frustration on baby and parents). To make dining out a more enjoyable experience ... Read this post
  • Chicco NaturalFit Advanced Feeding System Review I We’ve talked a lot about bottles for breastfed babies before (part I and part II) and I am really excited to share a brand new feeding system from Chicco with you – the NaturalFit Advanced Feeding System.  The NaturalFit Feeding System is designed to grow with your baby and was developed to meet their feeding ... Read this post
  • Comotomo Bottle Review When I originally put together my baby registry, I didn’t think much about bottles. I had naively planned on nursing only and didn’t see the point of buying items that would sit unused. Fast forward 12 months and I am now exclusively pumping and bottle feeding has become a daily event. I tried most major ... Read this post
  • Boon Flair Highchair Reveiw My first impression of the Boon Flair was that it was modern and so different from the other highchairs on the market.  After two weeks of mealtimes with the little Man, I can honestly say my love affair with Boon products will continue.  It did require some assembly but the Mister put it together in ... Read this post
  • Keekaroo High Chair with Infant Insert Review & Giveaway! It is only fitting with this week being Thanksgiving we are reviewing an essential piece of dining equipment for our little one’s, a high chair.  The Keekaroo Height Right High Chair with Infant Insert to be exact.  We’ve talked a lot about high chairs and after weeks of testing, I am super excited to be ... Read this post
  • Joovy Boob Bottle Review + Giveaway! Baby bottles are a very personal choice.  And not really your personal choice but your baby’s personal choice.  With that being said, we feel like it’s most helpful to educate you on the different types of bottles available so you can a) make the right choice for your baby registry b) know where to turn if ... Read this post
  • Dining out with an infant: Tabletoppers Our family enjoys eating out and we enjoy Sydney being part of that experience.  Last week we talked about seating options for dining out with your infant and now that Sydney  is old enough to eat finger foods, dining out has been made that much more enjoyable.  With the addition of Sydney picking up her ... Read this post
  • Dining out with an infant: Seating Although most restaurants provide your basic child highchair and some even provide an option specifically designed to hold a car seat while dining out, you may prefer to bring your own seat.  If so, there are several options to consider: Turn a chair into a high chair:  Several companies make harnesses that essentially let you to turn any ... Read this post
  • Preschool Approved Lunches Lots of talk about food and feeding this week (check out Katie’s post on Transitioning to Table Food and Mallory’s post on Baby Led Weaning both are worth your time! No matter the method you chose to nourish your newborn, it is no small feat.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t get any easier–just more complicated–as those little ones ... Read this post
  • Transitioning to table food The transition from baby food to table food can be quite an adjustment for some parents.  As most parents would agree the thought of your child choking is one that instills complete terror.  While Mallory talked about how she uses the baby-led weaning technique to introduce solid foods to her little one, we are taking a much ... Read this post
  • Best Bottle for Breastfed Babies, part 2 We have talked about the best bottles for breastfed babies before and even had a real mom dilemma regarding the issue.  Since those posts we have discovered even more bottles that are supposed to really mimic breastfeeding.  We also had a sweet mama came to us for help last week via Facebook and since I have personally ... Read this post
  • Prince Lionheart bebePOD baby seat review We love our Prince Lionheart bebePOD Flex Plus Baby Seat. The bebePOD flex plus baby seat is versatile as it functions as a baby seat and booster/high chair. Dual functionality translates to less clutter, and as we live in a condo, anything that requires little to no room is a winner in my book. The ... Read this post
  • Sippy Cup reviews One thing we don’t talk a ton about is how we actually write our product reviews. In almost all cases, we’ve tried the product first hand. In cases where we haven’t used the product ourseleves we physically go to a store and fully check/test the product out. Basically, we write a real moms opinion of ... Read this post
  • Chicco Polly High Chair review The Chicco Polly SE High Chair in the Perseo fabric was the first item on my baby registry.  With this being my first baby, I really had no idea what I was looking for in a high chair so my decision was 50% based on reputation of brand and 50% based on looks- I mean ... Read this post
  • How to choose a high chair I registered for a high chair but didn’t really know what to look for or why I registered for the chair  did (Peg-Perego Prima Pappa high chair).  Actually, I think I registered for the Peg Perego because a book I read said it was a good one.  In the end, I didn’t end up getting ... Read this post
  • Best new baby products Today we are talking about some of the coolest new baby products to hit the market within the last year or so.  All of these products are worth taking a closer look at and hopefully we’ll be featuring more detailed reviews (and giveaways) very soon.  If you have any experience with them drop me a ... Read this post
  • Best Bottle for Breastfed Babies Last week we featured a real mom dilemma from a mama to be that needed help choosing a bottle she could use while breastfeeding.  We got LOTS of great feedback from real moms who have lived this dilemma.  I have tried to compile their answers along with a little more in depth reviews of their ... Read this post
  • Best on the go bottle – the Mixie I mentioned we are heading out of town and I have been doing loads of research on which products can make my life easier while on the road, plane and everywhere in between.  The Mixie is my new buddy.  What is the Mixie?  A baby bottle that solves the messy formula-on-the-go situation.  The Mixie is ... Read this post
  • Dr. Brown’s Solid Feeding Products Review + Giveaway! Last week we reviewed the awesome Dr. Brown’s baby bottles and baby bottles are probably what Dr. Brown’s is best known for.  What some of you may not know is that Dr. Brown’s has an awesome line of solid feeding products too.  Everything from sippy cups to immersion blenders for making baby food.  We’ve thoroughly ... Read this post
  • Baby Bottle Cleaning 101 There is no denying baby bottles are a necessity.  There is also no denying that cleaning those baby bottles is a necessity.  It is certainly not rocket science but not something I thought of until I was faced with a counter full of dirty bottles.  Nine months later I have the bottle cleaning process down ... Read this post
  • Dr. Brown’s Bottle Review + Giveaway! Baby bottles are one of the most essentials pieces of baby gear.  Even for breastfeeding mamas, it is nice to have bottles on hand even while you are nursing.  We’ve put together a high level review of four great options but today we are taking a closer look at the Standard Dr. Brown’s Bottles.  From ... Read this post
  • Teething Survival Tips It is enviable for all of us mamas (and papas) that our littles ones get their first tooth.  All babies handle it differently – some unaffected and others have full on flu like symptoms and of course, there is everything in between.  We posted this teething road map of sorts on our Facebook page some ... Read this post
  • Baby Bottle Reviews It is arguable that bottles are one of the most necessary pieces of baby gear.  Even if you are a breastfeeding mama it is likely that at some point you’ll need  a bottle.  So which to choose?  Like all baby gear, there are lots of options and a lot depends on your little one’s preferences. ... Read this post
  • Beaba Babycook Review + Multiportion Giveaway! I am super excited to share today’s review with you.  We purchased a Beaba Babycook as a Christmas gift to Eloise (lucky her) and have been using it since mid-December.  Choosing to make your own baby food depends on your situation but if you can swing it is not only fun but a wonderfully healthy ... Read this post
  • Best Baby Products 2012 Just about a year ago I was sifting through book after book, review after review of baby products and was throughly confused at which products were best for our soon-to-be bundle of joy.  I have been doing the same research since then and am thrilled to name our favorite baby products for 2012.  Of course, ... Read this post
  • Introducing Solids Introducing solids is an exciting (and messy) time in every infants life. Generally speaking solids are to be introduced somewhere between four and six months.  Although, the American Academy of Pediatrics states babies should be exclusively breast fed for six months.  Often times these days, Pediatricians are suggestion the introductions of solids at/around the four ... Read this post
  • Baby Bjorn Booster Chair Review + Giveaway! Last week we featured the awesome Baby Bjorn High Chair review and hinted we would be featuring the “next step” this week.  The next step after the high chair is the booster seat.  Lucky for us there is the Baby Bjorn Booster Chair.  So far we have mostly reviewed newborn/infant products so I am excited to ... Read this post
  • Baby Bjorn High Chair Review + Giveaway! Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.  I am super excited about today’s review and giveaway.  I have had my eye on the Baby Bjorn High Chair since I was pregnant and am thrilled to be sharing our first hand experiences with this wonderful high chair with you.  Lucky for you, we are ... Read this post
  • High Chair Review Through hours and hours and hours of extensive research we have a fabulous and comprehensive high chair review to share with you. We’ve reviewed four of the best models – Graco Blossom, Boon Flair, BabyBjorn and Fisher Price Space Saver.  Budget, function and design are all worthy considerations when making your high chair choice.  Ultimately ... Read this post
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