Baby Essentials

Discover the best baby essentials for your new arrival. From checklists to product ideas to baby must-haves, we have everything you need to be fully prepared.

3 "Big Boy" Toys My Toddler Can't Get Enough Of

The days of rattles and baby toys are long gone for our little toddler. He’s moved on up to “big boy” toys. From train sets to drawing easels, here are a few of his favorites that he can’t get enough of.

Amani's First Lovey

Thanks to Disney for sponsoring this post and giving me a Dumbo plush for free.

Let’s be honest: I love giraffes. Absolutely adore them. Ever since my oldest was a baby, almost eight years ago, I’ve always introduced a stuffed giraffe as their first lovey. You know, just until they can form their own opinions about which animal is their favorite. With Amani being my first ever DisneyBaby from birth, it only felt right that we introduce her to the magic of a Disney lovey first.

5 Ways Siblings Can Help with the Baby

Thanks to Disney Baby for sponsoring this post and giving me Huggies Little Movers diapers for free. 

One of the great things about having two other children around is their desire to help me with Macks. My oldest daughter is always asking how she can help me with her brother. She’s not old enough to do the big stuff, but there is a lot that she can help me with. I love getting them involved with their little brother. Not only is it a great way to help build their relationship, but it also is a great way to teach them responsibility. Check out some of the ways that I get them involved in helping me with their little brother. 

4 Cozy Plush Disney Rattles to Shake Things Up

A couple weeks away from turning four months, Amani has reached the stage where she attempts to grab things. Whatever she does get her hands on, she holds on tightly and shakes it around. Of course she’s not entirely in control of her actions just yet. Even so, this is the perfect time to introduce a plush rattle. Upon holding one, she’ll find that every time her hand moves, the plush will rattle softly. Her brain will begin to make the connection and thus leads into more and more wonderful discoveries to be made.

4 Cozy Plush Disney Rattles to Shake Things Up

9 Mickey Mouse Favorites for Baby

Macks has quickly fallen in love with Mickey Mouse. He has a Mickey Mouse toy that is his absolute favorite and keeps him entertained longer than any other toy we have. I’ve even noticed that he will quickly focus his attention on the television if he notices his sisters are watching Mickey Mouse Clubhouse in the morning.

As a Mickey Mouse fan myself, I am so happy that he’s found the love of the Mouse too. There are so many cute Mickey Mouse themed toys, books, clothes, and more for babies, that I wanted to share some of my favorites. 

Mickey Mouse Bath Robe
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