New Year, New Baby Gear

With each coming year, you can bet your baby is going to need a whole new set of baby gear. Whether it’s new baby clothes, new toys, new eating utensils, and even new gadgets to help mom, your research of what’s new on the market will never end as your baby grows. You’ll notice your baby getting busier with each coming year, as will you. Whether it’s helping you or helping your baby cross a new milestone, here is a list of products to keep an eye on for the both of you. 

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Shopping cart covers

At some point in the coming year, your little one will no longer need to lay down as she’ll master the skill of holding her head up. Once she can hold her head up, life will get a little easier because you’ll be able to have your hands free more. Errands such as going to the grocery store will feel like a breeze when you use helpful gadgets such as a cart cover. You’ll avoid germs with shopping cart covers at Binxy Baby as they keep your baby safely in the shopping cart face-to-face with you while having a little cushion for comfort. 

Utensils

If your baby is going to be introduced to solid foods this year, you can bet you’ll need a table setting for her high chair along with some bibs to help with the mess. Plates that come with suction cups are great at keeping the messes to a minimum since they hold the plates in place and avoid them getting bumped or knocked off. Also, ergonomic utensils can teach your baby how to feel comfortable holding a spoon now rather than later. Even if she’s not feeding herself, you can start teaching her how to coordinate between her hand and mouth. 

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6 Things Every New Mom Needs

Whether you’re getting ready for your new bundle of joy or you have someone in your life who just had their first baby, there are a few items that every new mom needs to help her through those first few months after giving birth. Doing what you can to truly enjoy motherhood will work wonders for helping you to relax and soak up every minute that you have with your sweet babe, so make sure you have all the right supplies on hand to make it happen!

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A Good Baby Carrier

A well-made, high-quality baby carrier is an absolute must for any new mom. Whether you’re constantly heading out on hiking adventures with your little family or you just need a way to keep your little one close by, a baby carrier is something that will definitely serve you well. Do your research and see which carrier would work best for you! It’s important that you find something that will work for your baby, but you also want something that will be comfortable for you to wear.

A Video Baby Monitor

Having the ability to keep an eye on your baby while they’re sleeping will provide more peace of mind than you could possibly know. You want to know that your little one is content and safe when they’re away from you, even if that means that they’re only a few steps away. A video monitor gives you the ability to continually check in on them and make sure they’re ok without risking waking them up without going into their room.

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Must-Have Nursery Items for a Fall Baby

My sweet cousin is getting ready to have her first baby. Not only am I super excited for the baby, but I also love that fall is one of the best times of the year to welcome your new bundle of joy into the world! The weather is not too hot, and in some cases not too cold (if it’s not snowing yet). But the best part of having a fall baby is that you get to kick off the holiday season with your new addition — starting with Halloween. The thought of shopping for your little one’s first Halloween costume can be so exciting. While adding a Halloween costume to the nursery closet is a must, here’s a list of some items that your fall baby needs for the changing weather. 

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Swaddle blankets

Because the temperature only drops at night, using a really cozy swaddle blanket for day naps is more than enough. Baby Tula baby blankets are made with 100% viscose from bamboo, making them cozy but also breathable. The pulp from the bamboo also makes these blankets plump with softness. Make sure you have plenty of swaddle blankets to provide the most comfort and warmth for your baby so you don’t have to worry about layering them with a ton of clothing. 

Wipe warmer

For those changes in the middle of the night, your baby is going to love the fact that their wipes aren’t freezing cold from being taken straight out of the package. There’s nothing worse than a cold touch after being snuggled up. Keep the crying to a minimum and remember to keep the warmer stocked up and plugged in. It’s also a lot quieter too when pulling a wipe from this device instead of from a crinkling package. 

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Preparing to Become a First Time Dad

Typically here on the blog, most things are directed towards women, right? I guess the main reason for that is that I AM a woman, so I know that world well! Don’t get me wrong, there are lots of posts on various DIY projects that many a guy would appreciate, but I don’t know that I’ve ever spoken directly to men. SO. Here it comes! Are you ready?!

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Getting ready for the arrival of your first baby is equal parts exciting and overwhelming. Between all of the preparations, thoughts of sleepless nights and overwhelming joy of being able to meet your baby, it’s enough to make anyone feel a little dizzy. As a first time dad, there are a few things you can do to properly prepare for the arrival of your bundle of joy. Check out these top tips for new dads!

Do Some Research

How many diapers do you need and in what size? What’s the right way to put the car seat in the car? What’s the right temperature to heat a bottle to for your baby? These are all normal questions to have, and taking initiative and conducting some research will not only give you some peace of mind, but it will help you to be as prepared for your baby as you possibly can. 

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Four Things To Prepare Your Home For A Newborn

Let me clear something up pretty quickly, lest you read the title of this post and think that I’m attempting to make an announcement. I AM NOT! I have a few friends who are gearing up to have a new baby, and it got me thinking – I thought it would be a great time to revisit the basics!

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Bringing a newborn baby home from the hospital is a pretty exciting, but stressful event. Especially, if this is your first baby. Lucky for you, there is tons of information online on how to prepare your home for a new baby. When it comes down to it, there’s really just four main areas you need to focus on to get your home ready and they are, diapers, clothing, nursery, and car. Let’s dive into each one.

Diapers 

When it comes to changing baby, there are a few things that you’ll need to prep before bringing her home. First, are the supplies. You’ll want to make sure that you have at least one box of newborn diapers, one box of size 1 diapers and a few boxes of wipes. Yes, you’re going to do some damage at Costco. 

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