Thursday, September 5, 2013

4 & 5 Month Favorites

4 - 5 Month Favorites

1. Aden + anais Muslin Sleeping Bag - There for awhile, after Maggie was done with swaddling, I used the Aden + Anais swaddle blankets to still wrap up the lower half of her body.  When she just kept kicking it off I transitioned to these sleep sacks, and she LOVES them!  They are thin and breathable so she will not get too warm at night.  Plus she loves to grab and play with the material.

2. Aden + anais 2 Pack Muslin Issie Security Blanket - Once I realized how much Maggie loved the material of her sleep sack and seemed to be soothed by it, I decided to try out these security blankets we received as a gift.  She immediately took to them.  She always searches for it in her crib and likes to drape it across her face, which totally freaked me out at first.  I tried to move it a couple of times but having it near her face soothes her to sleep.  The fact that they are completely breathable, and she is able to take it off her face when she wants, helped reassure me she was fine.

3. Fisher-Price Luv U Zoo Jumperoo - I put Maggie in this jumperoo pretty early.  She loved to just stare at all the colors and the light up feature on it.  Now, she loves to jump her little heart out.  She is even grabbing at the hanging toys and trying to figure out all the gadgets.  I used to keep a pillow under her because she wasn't quite tall enough to reach the floor.  She is still not totally there yet but now I just put a little square foam floor under her.

4. Sassy Crib & Floor Mirror - I swear this child has loved this mirror since she was a newborn.  Now she likes to squeal at her reflection.  She also likes to try and locate mommy, daddy and the ceiling fan in the mirror

5. Motorola MBP36 Remote Wireless Video Baby Monitor with 3.5-Inch Color... - This was the third monitor we tried before we were finally happy!  We started out with the iBaby because you could use your iPhone or iPad to monitor your baby.  I really wanted it to work and it had great picture quality.  However, it kept loosing connection with our wifi and the app continued to have glitches.  Then we tried a D-Link home monitoring system and hated it.  I really wasn't designed to be a baby monitor.  We finally went back to BuyBuyBaby, and the sales lady recommended the Motorola.  She said it was their highest selling and least returned monitor.  So we gave it a go, and so far (knock on wood) we have been really happy with the quality.  You can talk to your baby, play her lullabies and it's so easy to take with you on trips (big bonus for us).

6. Baby Feel and Learn Soft Book - This is her favorite thing to play with, and I swear she knows how to turn the pages.  She loves the crinkle noise and all the different textures she can scratch and pet.  I ended up buying her a bunch of these types of books, and it was definitely money well spent.


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