Child-Proofing (Part 6) – Pipe Insulation, Your Best Friend
Pipe insulation.  What the hell is that and why would you want it? Because it’s cheap and perfect. On the one hand, you could  buy this on Amazon.com. Roving Cove Corner Protectors This is a fancy and expensive product made for protecting sharp edges, such as on a glass coffee table. It looks like this:…
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Child-Proofing (Part 5) – A Bit More On Latches
There is one other latch product that we do highly recommend and that’s this one, the Munchkin Cabinet Latches. Munchkin Cabinet Latches These are $7.99 for 2 and a bit pricey, but they are super handy for certain kinds of cabinets, such as this one: This weird little utility cabinet was catnip for my daughter…
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Child-proofing (Part 4) – Cabinet Latches
Now we come to the real pain in the ass in the land of child-proofing.  Most people have a lot of cabinets in their home – kitchen, bathrooms, utility rooms and more – and you can rest assured your precious toddler will try each and every one until he finds the one that’s not latched.…
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Child-proofing (Part 2) – The Baby Gate
Confronting The Baby Gate Chances are, this will be the first child-proofing thing you buy and for good reason!  It’s your containment system. With a lot of the products in this category, we either don’t have a clear recommendation, don’t recommend any.  However, in this case, there is a clear winner.  The Regalo Easy-Step Baby…
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Childproofing (Part 1) – Overview
You’ve got your work cut out for you here!  Your little one is going to get into everything.  Your job is to keep them safe. In Part 1, we’ll do a general overview of what you’re going to need. Get your credit card and drill handy. Oh, speaking of which, you’re going to need some…
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Baby Cam Part 3  – Tips and Tricks
For the first two articles in this series, click here: Baby Cam Part 1 Baby Cam Part 2 Foscam Tech Support How bad is Foscam Tech Support?  Imagine your cable company, your mobile phone company and the Harbor Freight help desk all rolled into one. It’s horrible! I’ve called 3 times and each time I’ve…
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Baby Cam Part 2 – Foscam Setup
If you missed Part 1, you can find it here: Baby Cam Part 1 Foscam is the leader in the baby camera market.  They make a wide variety of cameras.  I’d recommend the 1983P, which produces a 1080p image. Unfortunately, the Foscam set-up is a huge pain in the ass. We here at baby.wtf are…
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Baby Cam (yes, you need one)
The single most useful tool I have in my baby tool arsenal is my baby surveillance camera.  I have several. Mine are from Foscam although many brands are available.  They run about $100 each for a decent on and the configuration is a pain in the ass.  Once it’s set up though it’s indispensable. My…
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Gerber Soothe Colic Drops VS Mommy’s Bliss Probiotic Drops
Baby’s doc recommended Gerber’s Soothe Colic Drops to make sure his little tummy is getting all the bacteria he needs. I’ve never heard or read this anywhere but doc said babies born via C-section often don’t get certain gut bacteria since they never go through mommy’s vagina. Ok. Point is – let’s get some of…
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Wholemega Fish Oil – Double the price at Whole Foods?
I don’t care how much money you make, it’s stupid to pay more than twice the price for the same thing, yeah? I like Wholemega Fish oil capsules, or rather LO’s mom likes them. They are small and easier to swallow. They’re also made with clean Alaska salmon and not that junk fish they put…
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