1) The Original Baby Bullet
mybabybullet.com | $59.97
Make, store and feed nutritious, homemade baby food in minutes. This super quick, easy-to-use mini blender chops and purees food to the right consistency for Baby. The 22-piece kit comes with a large batch bowl, two short cups, power base, milling blade, baby blend blade, spatula, two stay-fresh resealable lids for the short cups, a silicone batch tray to freeze or refrigerate the food, six date-dial storage cups with lids and a storage tray to sit them on, a pocket nutritionist, user manual and cookbook. Make weeks worth of food and then just pop out the portion you need to thaw. The date-dial storage cups let you know you’re always serving fresh.
2) Pediped Originals
pediped.com | $32
Tried and true soft-soled, leather infant shoes are just the thing to top off the day’s attire. Best suited for crawlers, they’re recommended for ages 0 – 24 months. We are giving away two pairs of shoes: The Adrian (ultra blue/yellow) for boys in size 6 – 12 months and The Daisy (white/multi colored) for girls in size 0 – 6 months. Pediped Originals can be found locally at Lizards & Lace, The Little Cottage and Giggles. Turn to page 9 to find them in our “Shop for Baby” directory.
3) Fit New Mommy Survival Kit
fitnewmommy.com | $79.99
This fabulous kit will help you get your pre-baby body back. It includes Mommy Get Your Body Back weight loss enhancer, Mommy Kick Start Your Diet ace cleanse, Mommy Feel Fabulous daily multivitamin with iron and Mommy Erase Those Lines stretch mark cream all packed into a cute pink tote. This caffeine-free dieting kit is a perfect gift for new or expectant moms.
4) Exergen ComfortScanner
temporalscanner.com | $49.99
All families need this infrared, highly accurate thermometer that’ll read Baby’s temperature in seconds. It’s easy to use and is a life saver if your baby has been running a temperature and you’re constantly re-checking. Press a button and running the device across Baby’s forehead if he’s sleeping. The Exergen temporal scanner can be found at local drug stores.
5) Samantha Diaper Tote
kokopax.com | $99.99
This “Bubbles 3″ sleek, stylish and durable diaper tote by Kokopax, will have Mom looking hip and trendy. Made from 100 percent cotton canvas with a water-resistant lining, this tote has four open pockets, one zip-up pocket and a changing pad. The top rim of the tote is super sturdy, and the magnetic clasp that folds over the top center is very strong.
6) Wee Dreams Trendz
weeurban.com | $44.99
Made of organic cotton and bamboo viscose blend with a water-base print, this super soft sleep sack by Wee Urban has snaps over the shoulder and one at the side covering the zipper, which goes all the way down one side and across the bottom. A great aspect of the zipper is its two-way function at the bottom. There is another zipper so that you don’t have to unzip baby from the top to change his diaper. Simply use the two-way zipper at the bottom to access Baby easily. The Turquoise Whales print is available in sizes 0 – 6 months and 6 – 18 months.
7) Snugly Sling
simplygoodus.com | $64.99
Snuggle baby closely in a sling (for babies eight to 30 pounds) that is comfortable for you both. This durable Snugly Sling by Simply Good has cushion for Mom’s shoulders and a super soft area for Baby. The sling can be worn several different ways making it easy to adapt to your activity so that carrying baby is comfortable.
8) BabbaCover Airy Cotton
babbaco.com | $50
Lightweight, functional and great for those strolls in the sun, this cute cover from Babbaco by Jessica Kim fits over the entire infant car seat. It provides a double-layered decorative front and back with SPF and UV protection 40 – 50+ fabric, has netted sides for adequate air flow and keeps those pesky bugs out. No more staying inside all day with Baby. (Car seat not included.)
9) Dino Convoy Blanket
weegoamigo.com | $79.95
A doubled-layer cotton knit 32-by-38-inch blanket by Weegoamigo will have Baby comfy and cozy at home or out and about. Don’t let its thickness fool you … this blankie’s knit design lets just the right amount of air flow through. Your little dude will be the ultimate hipster covered in this blanket’s bright colors in striking patterns. It comes packaged in a great keepsake box.
10) B-Scene Stroller
britaxusa.com | $399.99
This all-new, three-wheeled stroller has an adjustable handle that allows parents to stroll with ease. Its design also provides for a much smoother ride for your little one unlike other standard strollers. The top seat also reverses so that it can face either direction. Appropriate for babies 6 months and older or up to 55 pounds. It also comes with the Britax Click & Go Infant Car Seat Adapters and a rain cover. Available in black or red. More Britax strollers can be found locally at USA Baby & Kids. Turn to page 9 to find them in our “Shop for Baby” directory.