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Amber Leventry's Blog

Through technology, common sense, and really creative minds, there is an unlimited supply of products for parents and their children. Parenting is hard work so I love kid products and baby gear that make life easier for moms and dads. And I love products that make the world better. I hope to find both for you, while never losing sight of the fact life should be fun too. See something I should know about? Send me a message on Twitter @AmberLeventry.

I am a parent of three—two are twins. I write about parenting for The Next Family. My writing has also been featured on Scary Mommy and Huffington Post.

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Moff Band Provides Sound Effects For Your Child’s Imagination

The Moff Band is a soft, yet strong silicon slap-on bracelet that is way more than jewelry. It is a wearable smart toy that provides the sound effects for your child’s imagination. The Moff Band is made by Moff Toys and was designed and developed by a team of really smart guys and dads who funded their idea through Kickstarter. And it was one of the hottest tech toys at this year’s American International Toy Fair.

Top 10 Baby Strollers That Are Best For YOU!

One of the few things I would say new parents absolutely need is a stroller. The perfect stroller becomes the pack mule of your day. It carries your coffee, your diaper bag, your shopping bags, your baby, and sometimes your baby’s sibling. But each parent is different and each family has different needs and priorities. I did a ton of research and I have picked ten of the best strollers for several different parental wants and needs. If you are looking for a great stroller, take a look at the ones I have reviewed to find the one perfect for YOU!

Ciao! Baby Portable High Chair Is Flippin Genius

If you are a parent of young children, and willing to go out with your children, you have done two things: changed your baby on a floor because there was not a changing station available, and you have reluctantly held your baby while trying to enjoy a meal out because the one high chair in the restaurant was being occupied—or that one high chair was grosser than the dirty diaper you changed on the floor. The Ciao! Baby portable high chair solves one of these problems. And it’s flippin genius.


7 A.M. Enfant Nido Keeps Baby Warm, Stylish, And Safe While On The Go

7 A.M. Enfant was started by mother and French fashion designer Rebecca Campora. Based out of New York City, Campora’s style combines stylish looks, quality materials, and award winning products. 7 A.M. Enfant Nido is the newest product. Like all of Campora’s other creations, Nido will keep your baby warm while keeping safety in mind too.

Smart PJs Will Read Bedtime Stories To Your Kids

Smart PJs are interactive pajamas for kids with QR codes printed onto the fabric in the form of 47 cleverly designed patterns of dots. Kids, parents, or any adult wanting to snuggle up for a bedtime story can unlock one of 90 children’s stories.

MonBaby Smart Button Monitors Baby's Sleep and Breathing Patterns

Each year nearly 4,000 infants 12 months and younger die unexpectedly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is one type of these sudden and unexpected infant deaths and is the third leading cause of infant deaths in the United States. While SIDS cannot be explained, other sleep-related infant deaths caused by accidental suffocation and strangulation can be prevented through proper education of safe sleeping environments for infants. The MonBaby baby monitor is a wearable smart button that will allow parents to track their baby’s breathing and sleeping patterns through their smart phone, providing proactive monitoring and alarms.

Origami Is The World’s First Power Folding Stroller. Fold Like A Mother

The Origami Stroller by 4moms is the envy of all moms fighting strollers. No more sweating while you tug and pull on straps or levers. No more pinching your fingers. No more folding your stroller to only have it unfold as you lift it up to put it into your car. Origami is the world’s first power folding stroller. And if that isn’t enough it self-charges, charges your cell phone, and tells you the air temperature.

Protect Baby Daddy’s Swimmers With RadiaShield Boxer Briefs

Each quarter Apple's profits increase, yet with each male’s use of a cell phone his sperm count and motility decrease. I am not saying Apple is the direct link to slow swimmers in baby daddy’s junk, but an increase in cell phone use and exposure to our bodies while carrying a cell phone is. Blame any and all cell phone makers you want. Everyday radiation from televisions, Wi-Fi, and cell phones are noticeably damaging men’s sperm. RadiaShield Boxer Briefs will protect the package.

Quiet Expressions Double Breast Pump Gives Moms a Free Hand To Multitask In Silence

If a new mom chooses to breastfeed, her life revolves around the milk factory living in her breasts. Nursing, pumping, storing, and coveting ounces of stored milk is all done for the sake of what some call liquid gold. Breastfeeding is a very personal choice, and if breastfeeding is the plan, most women also need a breast pump. The Quiet Expressions Double Breast Pump made by The First Years gives mom the ability to pump in discreet silence. It also allows them to multi-task.

GottaTinkle Female Urination Device, A Girl's Gotta Go

The GottaTinkle Female Urination Device is your solution to dirty bathrooms, porta potties or no potty at all. It gives women and girls the ability to pee anytime, anywhere, and like a lady.