Baby gear

Baby accumulates a lot of gear as they grow, but while some of it is essential, some of it you really don't need. Let's review the need-to-haves.

best baby monitors and baby sleep products

The best in baby monitors and baby sleep products

the best baby gear

The best in baby gear

best baby bottles, formula, and food of 2021

The best in baby bottles, formula, and food

best car seats of 2021

The best car seats

mom carrying toddler in carrier

How long can my toddler ride in a sling or backpack?

toddler using sippy cup

How long should a toddler use a sippy cup?

toddler playing with blocks

Learning toys for your one-and-a-half year-old

baby playing with toys

Educational toys every parent needs

baby asleep in crib

What you should know about crib safety

Cost-savers for life with multiples

Weaning your toddler off the pacifier

When should I change bottle nipples?

Converting unexpected places into nursery space

Best books for babies

Ovia Family Award Winners: Diapers, Wipes, & Bags

Ovia Family Award Winners: Nursery Furniture 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Baby Monitors

Ovia Family Award Winners: Family Cars

Ovia Family Award Winners: Pumps and Breastfeeding Accessories

Ovia Family Award Winners: Strollers 

Ovia Family Award Winners: Travel Systems 

When should you switch Baby to a sippy cup?

A person feeding their baby breast milk.

How long does pumped an stored breast milk stay fresh?

Breast pump cleaning guidelines

Making sure your convertible car seat is installed correctly

Comparing baby transport methods

Fun and games: Sidewalk chalk

Help! My toddler can reach the door handle

Things that should still be toddler-proofed

Tykes and trikes

What to do when baby figures out how to take off their diaper

Great toys and games for your two-and-a-half-year-old

Introducing your toddler to adult dishes

Pieces of home to take on an overnight trip

Your toddler’s sudden hatred of the car seat

When should children dress themselves?

Clothes shopping with your growing toddler

Can my toddler wear nail polish?

Transitioning to a toddler bed

When should I stop using the stroller?

When should my child move out of the high chair?

Keeping your car safe from your toddler 

Finding the right toy for your tot

Night light alternatives and helping toddlers enjoy the dark

Matching clothes for multiples?

Kitchen safety with a booster seat

Your toddler and comfort objects

Car safety with your toddler

When should a child use silverware?

Your toddler and fancy clothes

Dressing a Toddler

Tips for encouraging silverware use

When to switch to a convertible car seat 

The diaper bag checklist


Should I carry baby facing in or out?

When can I introduce the sippy cup?

Save these if you plan on having more kids

What to do when your baby hates the car seat


13 fun uses for your baby monitor

Can my baby wear jewelry?

Babies and shoes

Tricycle vs. push-bike

Buying clothes as your child grows

Two baby hands touching an outlet that's made safe by a cover. This is to represent baby proofing your house.

12 baby-proofing must-dos

8 gift ideas for a fun first birthday

Open cups and messy eaters

Playpens in the second year

When your toddler grows out of an old favorite

When to stop using baby gates

Dress up and your toddler

How often do I need to clean baby products

Help! My child hates wearing clothes

Preemies and car seats

When to stop using the high chair

What to do when your baby hates the sippy cup

Buying clothes for a toddler

When do I turn the car seat seat around?


To sippy cup, or not to sippy cup?


How long should I use stroller?


Helping baby let go of the bottle