I Need YOUR Advice!


My friends told me to register for some baby items… And I need your wise opinions on any baby gear, etc. that I may have missed the first time around (or may need now that I’ll be juggling two).  Please let me know the “must haves” that top your list!

I don’t know what I don’t know, but I do know that we need advice on:

* Diaper Bags (Okay, so I was a bit simple the first time around)

* Diaper Pail

* A REAL swaddling Blanket

* Double-stroller

What else?






5 responses to “I Need YOUR Advice!”

  1. Sarah Hoover Avatar
    Sarah Hoover

    Maybe this is obvious, but another car seat. Also, the diaper pail’s, in my opinion, are more of a pain then a help – they’re so complicated! For the “stinky” ones, we use a good old plastic bag and then throw it outside with the trash! I really can’t think of anything else. Oh, maybe another laundry basket. Hope this is helpful! 🙂

  2. admin Avatar

    Jan said…

    I could never figure out Diaper Genie’s so I got a Diaper Dekor and I did really like it! It was very easy to use, and the bags fit a ton of diapers and lasted a long time. Past about 6 months though, I just bagged stinky diapers too and took them right to the trash can outside.
    I would definitely test drive the double strollers to see what you like (BRU or Baby Depot field trip!) I think it would be tempting to get a Sit N’ Stand, but I’ve heard they can be very heavy and cumbersome… My personal choice would be a Maclaran side by side because they are lightweight, steer like a dream and they are cute! Plus, V. doesn’t seem the type to poke the baby next to her, so you’re good there 😉 The only drawback I can see is not accomadating a infant carseat – but you could always bring the baby out in a Bjorn or sling during those first couple of months.
    Diaper bags – you MUST splurge! Having a fluffy diaper bag was such a perk for me when I was covered in spit up and feeling otherwise frumpy. I’ve had a Fleurville Sling Tote – really liked it! Cute patterns and easy to wipe vinyl. I also ordered a Petunia Pickle Bottom boxy backpack and it was just too big for me (I’m a light packer!) plus the velcro was SO loud it would disturb the entire congregation if you needed to grab something out of it on a Sunday morning. However, I now carry a PPB Toddler Tote and while it’s smaller, I am very in love with it (mine is Fond of Flora). They have lots of styles to check out!
    What else….hmm…do you have a Moses basket? I wish I’d gotten one with S., but didn’t want to spend the money. I’ve since bought one from my neighbor and I can’t wait to have a 3rd and use it – it seems so convenient for keeping the baby close by for naps. Or say you were giving V. a bath, you could put the baby in there. Or even if you and V. are just playing on the floor – it offers a bit more security then leaving bebe on a blanket.
    Do you use hooded towels? Do you have enough for two?
    Happy shopping! I am really excited to meet your new little one!!!

  3. erin marie Avatar
    erin marie

    You dont have a bouncy seat do you?
    Those are amazing!
    when I worked at kindercare, that was my favorite thing about the infant room (besides the babies of course).

  4. erin marie Avatar
    erin marie

    that is one scary looking rabit up there in that picture!. I sugest you DONT get one of those.

  5. admin Avatar

    Erin, did YOU enjoy the bouncy seat or did the kids enjoy the bouncy seat???

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