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Ultra-Lightweight Travel Crib from BABYBJÖRN

Ultra-Lightweight Travel Crib from BABYBJÖRN

Lightweight, compact, and easy to use baby gear is practically an obsession for me. I actually create spreadsheets with specs whenever I am making a purchase. At just a pound heavier than my newborn son, the BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light is a new favorite of mine. Even in my post-partum state I can easily lift 11 pounds (and that’s including the carrying case). What really sets the BABYBJÖRN Travel Crib Light apart from other ultra-lightweight travel … Read entire article »

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Ready, Set, Sleep – A Super-Light and Easy to Set-Up Travel Crib

Ready, Set, Sleep – A Super-Light and Easy to Set-Up Travel Crib

When my first child was born, I went on a quest for the lightest playard/Travel Crib available. Since then, some new lightweight cribs have come on the market but assembly was a challenge. Now, BabyBjorn has a new entry into the lightweight travel crib category.  BabyBjorn Travel Crib Light has a simple “one movement” assembly, making it an innovative new baby gear offering. I have not had the opportunity to try out the BabyBjorn Travel … Read entire article »

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The Best Playards: Lightest, Budget, Compact, and Full Feature

I am an obsessive comparison shopper. I research size, weight, price, convenience, style, and features–locating the best deals for you! In this case, I was looking for a light weight playard that could hold my ever-growing giant baby…but what if your baby, or your apartment, is smaller and you want a compact playard? What if you want a full-featured playard that matches your decor? What if you are on a budget and what you really want … Read entire article »

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Playards: The Best and The Lightest

Even parents who practice attachment-style parenting occasionally need a safe place to place baby when tending to a hot stove, traveling, or visiting child-free friends. Playards keep baby secure during those times. Which playard to buy depends on your intended use. If you are in a tiny city apartment, you may want to save space by using the playard as a bassinet as well as a playpen and traveling bed. Many parents at least want the option of traveling with the playard, which means you need something lightweight without compromising safety, quality, and convenience. We have the Compass Light & Portable Playard & Bassinet. Baby Diva used this in addition to her Peapod Travel Bed tent while visiting her Grandparents. She was comfy and safe in this super lightweight playard. The pad is easy … Read entire article »

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Co-Sleeper a Breastfeeding, C-Section, and Attachment Parenting Essential

How many items of baby gear can a mama say she uses every day? The Arm’s Reach Co-Sleeper is the only thing in the house I can say I use more often than the Safer Bather. Recent studies suggest that babies sleep more safely in the same room with mama. Placing your baby to sleep in your room helps reduce the risk of SIDS and it also makes life more convenient for the parents. If you … Read entire article »

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