Author: Dara Davis Beer

Dara is a mother of three children under 5. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking/baking, pilates, reading, and shoe shopping. Dara resides in Pacific Palisades, California with her husband, children, and rescue dog, Jackson.

Since having my first of three children over five years ago, many new or improved baby items have appeared on the market. Most of the time, I pass on the new items and continue to use my older version to save money. When it came to the new Boppy Luxe...

The Piki Piki Children’s Bike ($69) has been a wonderful addition to our family’s toy collection. With three children under the age of 5, we are always on the lookout for toys that will appeal to multiple ages—and be safe for them all. This bike was designed for children ages...

The Cozy Cocoon ($49.95) is a winning swaddle option for all. At the hospital the nurses do wonders with simple swaddling blankets. They wrap the babies snug as a bug and make it look so easy. Then you get home and attempt to replicate this yourself, only to find your...

How many new parents among us have tiptoed into baby’s room to ensure he or she was breathing in the middle of the night? Designed to lighten the mental load of overwhelmed new parents, the Snuza Pico ($109) is a small device that monitors baby’s breathing and streams all the data...

Two Brothers and Olivia’s products ($4.95+) are fabulous. The teethers and play toys arrived in a playful paper treat bag. When my older daughter saw me opening the package, she asked to eat one of the cookies. They look very realistic, at least to young children. Each teether is approximately...

The PatternLA transitional diaper bag is a great alternative for fashionable moms on the go. When I was shopping for my first child over 5 years ago, I wanted a diaper bag that was en vogue but also functional. I purchased one with numerous internal and external pockets for “easy”...

The LightBoxArts illuminated nursery decor is a wonderful addition to room within your home. After having two girls, my third child was a boy. I was looking for little ways to update the nursery without redecorating the entire space. The LightBoxArts “To The Moon And Back” Spaceship piece was a perfect addition...

Bath time is the beginning of our household bedtime routine and definitely the most hectic time of day. With three kids under five years old, there is a lot going on. That’s why I was so excited to try the new line of baby skin care products from Savannah Bee...