Stuff Babies Need

Tag Archive for Essential purchases

These are the things we think you can’t live without. We’ve found these items to be incredibly useful in bringing up our baby.

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Slightly random new baby items you didn’t know you needed!

Tonight we’re going to look at a few slightly random new baby items we’ve found almost essential for coping with a new baby! Whilst the everyday items are obvious (and if you need pointers, check out our new baby checklist!) here are a few new baby items you might not have thought about which you will surely find essential! A…

Glo-clock review – bringing a sunny smile to the mornings!

The other day we finally got round to going through the mountain of paperwork that seems to just appear out of nowhere. Now having two little monsters to keep us busy, sorting through pointless statements, notifications of bills we pay automatically and those special credit card offers that I’m apparently so lucky to have been selected for is simply a…

Baby monitors with wifi

Wireless baby monitors are a brilliant convienience and make modern parenting simpler and safer. They are packed full of features that help make looking after our little ones easier. A growing trend is for wireless monitors to utilise your homes wireless network to share the video feed. A typical wireless monitor may have a range of, at best, a few…

Amazon Dash Review – a great time saver for new parents

Amazon have just launched their Dash buttons in the UK. Now, at first glance, the idea is simple, but perhaps a little far fetched – I mean, do we really need to order items off Amazon with a single button click? Read our Amazon Dash Review to find out! That, simply, is what Amazon Dash does. It is a single…

Best high chairs for fun meal times

Right! It’s time for our list of the best high chairs. Investing in a good high chair is a right of passage. Typically, you’ll want to look at getting one just before your baby turns 6 months old. A few top tips for choosing a high chair: Wipe clean! It will get dirty. The more wrinkles, folds and hinges it…

Get a great cotbed for babies and toddlers

Cotbeds for babies and toddlers Cotbeds are a great sleeping option for your baby. Ours has been fantastic. Given the short lifespan of most baby items you buy, a good cotbed is a great long term investment and should see your child through to about 4 or 5 years old. Top things to look for in a good cotbed: Adjustable…

ToddlerCalm bedtime music for babies

You might notice a number of our reviews are sleep related. Getting our little one to sleep has always been a bit of a struggle, but it’s one that we’ve worked through together, by setting a calm routine. A new essential for our routine is the The ToddlerCalm Toddler Relaxation Sleep CD – an hour of soothing, relaxing bedtime music…

The secret to a tranquil nights sleep – Tranquil Turtle Review

Like many new parents, sleep (or lack of) quickly became an issue as we adapted to life with a little person. We tried all the things that blogs, health workers and friends suggested – have a routine, don’t have a routine, make sure he’s really tiered, make sure he’s not over tiered…Eventually, we found a way of surviving, and the…