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Here’s a low-tech solution for a first-world problem

on Monday, December 23rd, 2013
Posted in: Home, Kitchen, News

Winter is here, and so is the possibility of power outages due to ice storms in my area.  When the power goes off just just an hour or so, you’re pretty sure the stuff in your freezer is still okay, but what if the power is out for most of a day or more?  IfRead More…

Monitor your infant’s health with the Owlet sock monitor

on Thursday, April 11th, 2013

If you have a baby with fragile health, or if you simply need the assurance that your baby is okay while she’s sleeping or otherwise out of your sight, you are aware that sound or even video monitors for the baby’s room don’t give you enough information.  The Owlet Baby Monitor gives you the extraRead More…

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Ciao! Baby practical portable high chair solution for busy families

on Monday, October 15th, 2012
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

While not an electronic gadget, the Ciao! Baby high chair would have been my favorite piece of equipment when my daughter was a baby.  As any young parent can tell you, baby gear is expensive, but some things you really need because they do make things easier for you.  A high chair was something weRead More…

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Lorex Live View LW2004 Series Video Baby Monitor Review

on Sunday, June 24th, 2012

Lorex makes a variety of video cameras for home security. Their systems offer solutions for monitoring your entire house. When you have young children in the house, monitoring their room has special requirements, like a monitor you can take with you.  I recently was able to review a Lorex home video monitoring system, so IRead More…

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Charge Your Phone with Your Baby Stroller

on Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Posted in: Kid Gadgets, News

One of the hardest things about taking your young child with you when you do errands is dealing with the stroller.  The Origami Stroller from 4Moms opens and folds itself at the touch of a button, so you don’t have to fight with it yourself.  One of the wheels has a generator inside to keepRead More…

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Use BabyPing and Your iOS Device to Monitor Your Child

on Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

With a traditional baby monitor, you have a camera for the child’s room and a monitor that you carry around with you so you can see what’s happening with the baby.  You’ll need a power source for the monitor, and that means finding an outlet in the room you’re in or keeping the monitor suppliedRead More…

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Lorex Home Video Monitoring System Review

on Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

If you have used a video monitor around your home then you know the peace of mind that it offers knowing that you are seeing what the camera is seeing. However, you have to be home to view that monitor. But with the Lorex Home Video Monitoring System, you don’t need to be home toRead More…

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Concept: How to watch a baby in the womb – PreVue

By: I Yarom
on Tuesday, April 12th, 2011

Melody Shiue, an industrial designer of the University of New South Wales Australia won an award for her product design called, PreVue. It is a device that employs latest stretchable display technology over the abdominal region, letting other family members to connect with the fetus. The PreVue gives you the chance to watch the baby’sRead More…

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Mothers Day Gift Idea – The Story of You Keepsake Baby Book

on Friday, April 30th, 2010
Posted in: Geek Toys, News

“The Story of You As Told by Nerds” baby book from ThinkGeek is the perfect gift for the geeky new mother or mother-to-be.  Instead of recording typical milestones in Baby’s life (first smile, first steps, etc), you’ll be able to document your little “Geekling’s” apparent opinion of being born, his/her first nosebleed, first genius moment, andRead More…

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Translator for infant cries

on Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Would you pay $100 for a  device that could tell you why your infant is screaming his lungs out in the middle of the night? If you answered yes, then you need to check out the Cry Baby Analyser from ThinkGeek. It’s a small battery powered gadget that displays the temperature, humidity and uses advancedRead More…