The Best Sunscreen for Babies with Sensitive Skin

The Best Sunscreen for Babies with Sensitive Skin

If your baby has sensitive skin, even the best baby sunscreens can cause a rash. My daughter, Poppy, certainly has this problem which has made warm-weather vacations with her a challenge, especially when she was younger. We love the beach, though, so I’ve tried dozens of sunscreens for babies with sensitive skin. It’s been a long road, but here are six of the gentlest baby sunscreens that didn’t cause a rash (or sunburn). TL;DR: Want … Read More

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The Top 10 Best Travel Car Seats For Babies Who Pack Light

The Top 10 Best Travel Car Seats For Babies Who Pack Light

This might sound ridiculous, but maybe you can relate. I booked a flight to Austin when Poppy was 10 weeks old. It was Poppy’s first flight (though not her first trip), and Ryan and I were talking plane logistics. I told him that I didn’t want to book her a seat, because I didn’t want to bring her anchor of car seat. So we set out to make a packing list, going through all the … Read More

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2021’s Best Wet Bag for Cloth Diapers

2021’s Best Wet Bag for Cloth Diapers

Cloth diapering isn’t as hard as some people make it seem. (Usually “some people” are those who don’t do it, by the way). The benefits of cloth diapering far outweigh the downsides, and with the right gear, any negatives come out in the wash, anyway (get it?) Our daughter is almost two and she’s been in cloth diapers her whole life. And one of the pieces of equipment that’s made cloth diapering dramatically easier (and less gross) … Read More

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Ergo 360 Review: The Best Baby Carrier in 2021

Ergo 360 Review: The Best Baby Carrier in 2021

Oh, baby carriers. An unfortunate fashion statement but one that you’ll be sporting a LOT with a newborn, baby, and toddler. Before Poppy was able to fit into her baby hiking carrier (the Deuter Kid Comfort III), we hiked with her in the Ergo 360. That thing has seen the Grand Tetons, Glacier National Park, Austin, many airplanes, cities, and local hikes. It’s been drooled on, spat up on, sweated on (I’m looking at Ryan … Read More

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Top 10 Best Bottles For Breastfed Babies

Top 10 Best Bottles For Breastfed Babies

Nipple confusion. I remember thinking that if I heard those two words one more time I would scream. Nurses in the hospital acted like it was the big bad wolf. Attachment parenting books made it sound like the world would come crashing down if your baby took a bottle — even once — because he would never ever latch to a human breast ever again. I call bullshit. But, even so, there are certain bottles … Read More

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2021’s Best Baby Sunscreen for Sweet Summertime

2021’s Best Baby Sunscreen for Sweet Summertime

Did you know that babies have such sensitive skin that they can get a sunburn in as little as 10 minutes? They say the best protection you can give your baby’s sensitive skin is to avoid sun exposure all together – but seriously, that’s not real life. Babies and toddlers love sand, and they love getting into literally everything, including the water. But as it turns out, you can’t just slap some of your big-kid … Read More