Tag Archives: Gear

Mockingbird Stroller Review

The Mockingbird stroller has officially hit the streets, and I’ve spent the last 3 weeks putting it through its paces. What makes this stroller stand out? For one, it’s a beautiful, high-quality chariot worthy of any mortal spawn. And two, it’s being sold direct-to-consumer for $350. A direct-to-consumer stroller? Brillant! (Or WTF does that mean?) Before we jump into all the different ways I tried to abuse it tested it out, here’s a brief business lesson: direct-to-consumer basically means the manufacturer sells directly to you, reducing costs […]

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How to Pack an “Oh Shit” Baby Kit for the Car

If you’re looking for a unique baby shower gift, or just prepping your life with a newborn, consider putting together a do-it-yourself Oh Shit Baby Kit for the car. These emergency supply bags can get tossed in the trunk – or left at grandma’s house – for those unforeseen vomit/poosplosion moments that take you by surprise when you’re out of the house with a baby. Supplies for an “Oh Shit!” Baby Kit: Bag: Something inexpensive and easy to toss in the trunk and forget about until the shit […]

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Great Gifts for a New Dad (or Dad-To-Be)

Whether it’s his first Father’s day or a gift to say ‘congratulations on fatherhood”, here are some of the most unique and thoughtful gifts for a guy becoming a dad. Great Gifts for New Dads (or Dads-to-Be): You Made Me a Dad Book This a sweet story that both dads and kids will enjoy. It’s a beautifully illustrated book that takes a warm look at the joys, fears, and responsibilities of being a dad over the years. You can find it here. Related: Library for a New […]

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The Ultimate Hospital Bag Packing Checklist

Last updated April 2019 I remember being about 32 weeks pregnant and all the conversation at work switched from, “How ya feeling?” to “Is your hospital bag packed yet?”. You really don’t need much to have a baby. Got your vagina? Packed! However, if you’re having a hospital birth, there are a few things to make your stay a little more pleasant. Here’s the list I came up with to pack in your hospital bag, but feel free to let me know what you took, or are […]

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Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat Review

Note: the chest clip was adjusted after this picture was taken. 🙂 There are a ton of incredible car seats out there on the market, so companies are constantly being pushed to find ways to stand out. Britax is no different, and they’ve managed to combine a few key features to create a car seat that addresses a couple of common complaints. In the Dual Comfort series, the Marathon ClickTight Convertible car seat makes a name for itself by combining safety with comfort and easy installation. How […]

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