Trend Watch: Gift Registries for Kids' Birthday Parties

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Gift registries have been a part of baby showers and wedding showers for years -- newlyweds and first-time parents would probably shudder at the thought of not having one -- but the concept has recently taken off in a whole new field: kids' birthday parties. It's already being fiercely debated among parents, with some slamming it as greedy and... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Buying Clothes and Diapers for Baby

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Yikes... you've got the gear, but what about the clothes and ALL those diapers? Where do you even START figuring out sizes?! Take some advice from new moms, they're facing the challenge head on and you can benefit from their experience. Bumpies on the Babies 0-3 Months board share their thoughts here: "My son... Read more

Scan This: Space-Saving Stroller Hook — See How It Works! (WATCH)

This one's for you urban moms -- or really for any mom who wants to save a little space (I can see this on the back of the door to the garage!). The Strollaway is a heavy-duty hook, made just for strollers, that hangs over your door to clear a little extra floor space (and... Read more

Inside Kate Middleton’s Sophisticated Royal Registry

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Since her official maternity leave began a few weeks ago, the Duchess has been busy stocking baby's nursery with all the must-have's they need before their little bundle's arrival. Kate Middleton was spotted out and about all over London with her mum, Carole, picking up trinkets, toys, gear, clothing and accessories for the... Read more

Scan This: Portable and Super-Versatile Blanket (WATCH!)

JJ Cole blanket
As the weather heats up, you're probably thinking about Fourth of July picnics and beach trips, which is what makes the JJ Cole Collections blanket so perfect to use right now. (Of course, even if you're not expecting your baby until after this summer, we still think you'll get plenty of use out of it... Read more

New Quinny Jett LongboardStroller Lets Mom, Dad and Baby Cruise Along Like Never Before!

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So, this is a real thing. Allow me to introduce to you the latest, greatest (and weirdest?) design: the Quinny Jett LongboardStroller! Designed by Belgian design firm Studio Peter Van Riet and the stroller company, Quinny, it will mark the first stroller/longboard hybrid (officially called the "LongboardStroller") for mom, dad and... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Stocking Up for Two Under Two

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Once you finally thought you could clean up the nursery, surprise! Here comes baby #2. Congrats, you're going to have two kids under the age of two! Well, that happened quicker than you thought, huh? So, will you need two of everything? Not to fear - our Bumpies on the Two Under 2 board... Read more

Bumpie Tip of the Week: Diaper Bags for Daddies?

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It's time to register for baby! Don't you just love that bright pink, sparkly, flowery diaper bag? We do too! But, er, daddy might not. So, how do you decide between a bag you LOVE and a bag that you can both use? Do you go for one mutually agreed upon bag...

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7 Registry Items You Need and 4 More You Can Forget About

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When I arrived at Babies R Us, sixth months along and clueless, I stood there, registry gun in hand, paralyzed by all my choices: Nuks or Mams? Boppy or Brest Friend? Lansinoh or Medela? Was I even speaking English anymore? After making it through the first year, I can now look back on that... Read more

Scan This: Magnetic-Closure Clothes to Keep Baby Warm (WATCH!)

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It's an age-old issue: How do you get fasten all those teeny little snaps on a wriggling baby's clothes without a struggle? Enter Magnificent Baby, the ingenious line of baby clothes created without snaps or zippers -- but with magnets instead. No fumbling around to line up the snaps perfectly, and no pinched-by-a-zipper skin. Two... Read more