The Best Double Stroller

There is only one baby gear purchase that is more tricky in scope than finding the perfect stroller: finding the perfect double stroller, for same-age or multi-age children. In both cases, you are looking for the same features: a stroller that is easy to navigate, lightweight, and offers important extras for parents… » 10/25/14 10:46am 10/25/14 10:46am

The Best Baby Wash and Shampoo

    Until they're old enough for Axe and Bath & Body Works, it's up to us parents to keep our kids clean. With seemingly endless baby-wash offerings on the market, choosing one can give any conscientious parent a headache. If I were buying one baby wash for my baby today, I'd buy Earth Mama Angel Baby Non-Scents Shampoo… » 8/05/14 12:03pm 8/05/14 12:03pm

    The Best Full-Size High Chair

    Between bites of pureed peas and finger foods, you'll scrub down your baby's high chair hundreds of times. Rather than tear your hair out, buy a chair that makes cleaning simple, while offering a safe and comfy seat for your little one. I'd pick the OXO Tot Seedling, which at $150 has everything you need and saves you… » 7/16/14 7:19am 7/16/14 7:19am

    The Best Play Yard (or Playard or Play Pen or Baby Jail)

    Of the dozens of play yards on the market today, we think Graco's Pack 'n Play On The Go ($70; Amazon.com) is the best one out there. It's a simple play yard with practical features and a reasonable price from company known for inventing the packable portable crib. Even though it's not adorned with flashy lights or… » 6/18/14 2:17pm 6/18/14 2:17pm

    The Best Bottle Drying Rack

    A bottle drying rack may not be on your must-buy list if you have a tight budget for your baby gear. But if the idea of a dedicated spot to dry your baby's bottles, rings, nipples, and, later, sippy cup parts, is appealing, it's worth considering the Boon Lawn. At $25, it's pricier than the rest, but the few-dollar… » 5/05/14 8:53am 5/05/14 8:53am

    The Best Full-Size/Lightweight Stroller

    Buying a stroller is just as complicated as buying a car. All you want to do is take your baby for a walk, but we're talking about hundreds of different ways that you can push your kid around the block. Most parents will own at least one stroller—most likely a full-size or lightweight stroller—and we think the Britax… » 2/16/14 10:51am 2/16/14 10:51am

    Welcome to The NightLight on Kinja

    After six months of research and reporting, and hundreds of hours—at least!—of testing, writing, and editing, we're...very nearly ready to launch TheNightLight.com. We have had to switch Wordpress developers midstream, however, which puts our custom site launch back by a few weeks. » 2/11/14 5:44pm 2/11/14 5:44pm

    The Best Soft-Structured Baby Carrier

    After four months of researching babywearing options, and demoing over a dozen different soft-structured options, we found the best of the bunch to be the Baby Björn Baby Carrier One($150) because it's comfortable (for baby and you) and supportive for infants as well as toddlers. Plus, it's pretty simple to use and… » 2/09/14 4:17pm 2/09/14 4:17pm