Author: Michelle Lee

Michelle enjoys reviewing the latest and greatest baby and toddler products to hit the market. With two little ones of her own, she has firsthand, in-depth experience with a wide array of juvenile products as well as ready help from her junior reviewers in testing everything from strollers to toys. Her background in User Research, Engineering and Product Design lend to an appreciation for well-designed products that are solidly constructed and created with the end consumer in mind.

As a new parent, I found myself immersed in more paperwork than I could have imagined.  Between dealing with hospital insurance, maternity leave forms, investigating daycare options and a myriad of other activities, I was constantly juggling a printer and scanner.  So, imagine how thrilled I was when I came...

Preparing for the birth of a child includes an extraordinary number of purchases and, along the way, compromises are made because, frankly, it gets really expensive. However, there are certain items where second best just isn’t good enough. For me, bedding is chief among them, which is why I love...

As we prepared to send our daughter to daycare for the first time, we found ourselves labeling clothing, bottles and everything else we sent with her.  While Sharpies and masking tape could have done the trick, the Epson LabelWorks printer makes this part of preparing your child for daycare more...

The holidays are quickly approaching, and no doubt you’re starting to wonder what gifts will bring a smile to your little one’s face this year.  Need a few ideas?  From great baby care items to toys for the older tots, we’ve got a few baby and toddler-tested items that your...

If you’re looking for advanced safety features combined with a great looking car seat that’s easy to install in a compact car, the clek foonf should be a top contender. Similar to a car, the foonf has crumple zones that deform to absorb collision impact and significantly diminish the effect...

 As a parent, you have probably become resigned to large baby items taking over your house, both in terms of space and aesthetics. So, imagine how excited I was to discover the Nuna ZAAZ, a high chair with a small footprint (17.7” wide x 22.8” deep), a modern, sophisticated look...

While you’re running around preparing for the holidays and buying gifts for everyone else this year, don’t forget a little something special for yourself as well.  Or, better yet, if you have loved ones who are looking to pamper you for all the work you’ve put into being the best...

From the company known for their top-of-the-line baby carriers comes a travel crib so light and simple to set up that you’ll be happy to take it with you wherever you go.  It fits in a slim carry bag that stows easily in the smallest of trunks or closets and...

  The Ubbi Diaper Pail deserves words that I never thought I would attribute to a diaper pail – beautiful, sleek and stink-free.  Made of stainless steel with rubber gaskets, this pail contains dirty diapers in a way that my previous plastic diaper bin never could.  We can now go...