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The Baby Travel Gear You Need for a Weekend Getaway

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Hitting the road for the long weekend? Three-day getaways were a whole lot easier before you were toting kids (and all their stuff) along. But we know the best on-the-go gear to make traveling with kids a breeze, even if you're only going away for a short trip. 1. KidCo Travel Pod Portable Playard ($170) Read more

Trendy Humidifiers for Your Nursery

trendy humidifiersThe Nest
We're pretty vested in your flu prevention (and baby's!) this winter. So first thing's first -- if you didn't see this post from Dr. Altmann, give it a read. Another thing you can do to reduce your chances of getting sick? Invest in a good humidifier. Sounds boring, we know, so we turned... Read more

Would You Pay for These Latest High-Tech Parenting Gadgets?

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Thanks to the new items revealed at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), all of your parenting excuses have gone out the window. From precise and constant temperature tracking to a bottle that shows the proper holding technique, there's a device (not to mention an app) for every parenting need. Stay tuned; they'll be released throughout 2015.... Read more

Meet Nuna's Latest 'Baby': The MIXX Stroller

Nuna MIXX stroller in three positionsNuna
Many American parents are already fans of Nuna's streamlined, modern baby accessories with equally futuristic names like Pipa, Pepp and Zaaz. The LEAF bouncer keeps baby entertained without any cords or batteries. And the sleek IVVI stroller has grown with baby from the start. Yesterday, the Dutch company introduced its newest "baby," the MIXX stroller. It's compact, it's convertible... Read more

No Batteries Required: Classic Toys for Baby

Baby playing with blocksVeer
Feeling inundated by talking Elmos and flashing play gyms? Unplug yourself—and baby–this holiday season with some timeless, battery-free toys. If you're looking for a little last-minute gift inspiration, these old-school ideas—from whimsical building blocks to adorable play food—are just the thing. Building Blocks

You can’t go wrong with a set of wooden...

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Drew Barrymore Accessorizes With Baby Frankie at Holiday Party

Drew Barrymore, baby Frankie and Jessica Alba at holiday partyGetty
Drew Barrymore's daughter Frankie seemed to be enjoying her first holiday party this Friday. The 8-month-old accompanied big sis Olive, 2, to the Baby2Baby charity event, which brought the North Pole to L.A. Complete with a decked-out tree and a festive balloon wall, the Honest Company-sponsored event was a hit with the younger crowd. But... Read more

The Only Toddler Gift Guide You'll Need

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Gift getting for toddlers isn't as easy as you'd think. Gone are the baby days when a generic teether or blanket would do the trick; these little tykes have personalties of their own, and demand presents to match. Whether you're shopping for an on-the-go two year old or a little budding artist, we've rounded up... Read more

See aden + anais's New Designs for World AIDS Day

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Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day -- a day for us to pause and remember that 650 babies are born HIV positive every day. In an effort to lower that number, aden + anais has teamed up with (PRODUCT)RED to create new designs and raise money to combat the virus. The new prints, launching... Read more

Your Black Friday Baby Gift Guide

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If you're braving the Black Friday masses tonight, you have our utmost respect. Let us lend you a hand and point you in the direction of the perfect toys for baby this Christmas.

0-3 Months: Gardenbug 4-Piece Foot Finder and Wrist Rattle Set

Buy It: $16, Lamaze, BuyBuyBaby.com Why They’ll Love It Everything’s... Read more

Nate Berkus Creates a 90-Square-Foot Nursery

Nate Berkus nurseryElle Decor
This isn't Nate Berkus's actual nursery. But what the expectant designer dad created for an editor of ElleDecor.com is stunning all the same — and with just 90-square-feet of New York apartment space to work with. The interior designer visited Amy Preiser, a digital editor at the magazine, and transformed her tiny guest... Read more