What is the Best Baby Monitor?

The Infant Optics DXR-8 Video Baby Monitor with Interchangeable Optical Lens is a large step up from our old Motorola monitor. It is easy to set up, hard to break (THIS IS IMPORTANT), has good range, long battery life, and a large full-color LCD display which is sound activated. The video is crisp and the audio…

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What is the Best Overnight Diaper?

I’ve used cloth diapers for all of my babies during the day, but never had much luck with them overnight. I researched and tested several “natural disposable” diaper brands and found The Honest Company to make the softest and most absorbent overnight diaper. I really love that their diapers are free of bleach and chlorine.…

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What is the Best Crate for New Puppy?

New dog.  You have kids.  Your life is about to get more hectic.  You probably are considering crate training. You need a crate that is well-built, accessible, and can grow with your new puppy.  This is the one you want.  Heavy-duty, dual access doors, and has a spacer so that you can adjust the size…

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What is the Best Children’s Animated Film?

What is the best children’s movie of 2018? The correct answer is still Moana. A+ music.  A+ story.  A+ cast.  Not too heavy…not too preachy…never too sad. Also…Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at the absolute peak of his power and likability.  Lin-Manuel Miranda at his peak. If you cry, it’s from beauty, not because someone died.  (actually…Spoiler,…

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What is the Best Homeschool Curriculum?

Lots of great options to consider…but be sure you take the time to research “The Good and the Beautiful”. “This one-of-a-kind, non-denominational curriculum, much of which is free, was created by best-selling author, songwriter, teacher, and homeschool mom Jenny Phillips, along with a carefully selected team of reading specialists, teachers, grammarians, historians, editors, writers, and…

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What is the Best Blender?

We’ve had a few but none compare to our Vitamix 5200S. We use it almost daily for smoothies, soups, and purees. I love making large batches of homemade baby food and with the Vitamix, it’s so simple. TL;DR: Life is too short for a junk blender.  Reviews don’t lie.  Buy once and buy confidently.     We…

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What is the Best Baby Bottle?

Our first babies were born at 34 weeks. It is not uncommon for 34 weekers to have difficulty feeding because they have yet to develop the suck, swallow, breathe reflex. The twins were fed via IV, then feeding tubes, and finally we began “nippling” in the NICU. We started with bottles first for a number…

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