Brendan Charles

Gear

The Best Baby Food Makers to Blend, Puree, and Chop Your Baby’s Meals

Whether you want to save money or simply avoid store-bought food, these baby-food makers have you covered.

Entertainment

How to Build a Giant ‘Snow Slide’ That Will Exhaust And Entertain Kids For Hours

Because no kid gets tuckered out building a snowman.

Gear

The Most Dangerous Toys and Baby Products Recalled in 2017

Get them out of the house.

DIY

How to Make Homemade Playdough In Less Than 15 Minutes

All it takes are a few household ingredients.

Gear

The Best Smart Thermostats for Reducing Your Utility Bills

Because sweaters, space heaters, and good insulation only go so far.

Gear

This $60 Web Cam Is Better Than Any Baby Monitor

It's really quite simple — and costs one-third of the price.

Gear

The Best Double Strollers for Two (or More) Kids

Yes, they're easy to maneuver. We promise.

Entertainment

‘Story Cards’ Help Kids Spin the Silliest Bedtime Tales

Plus, it takes the pressure off you to always come up with an engaging yarn.

Gear

This Retractable Baby Gate Is the Best Baby Gate I’ve Ever Used

It works like a roll-up window shade and extends to block stairs or openings. It's the safest I've found.

Gear

How to Turn Phones, Tablets, And Laptops Into Baby Monitors

Why pay money for a baby monitor when you can use a pair of old phones instead?

Gear

Holiday Gifts: 19 Epic Playsets to Buy Your Kids This Holiday

From Ancient Egyptian pyramid playsets and Thomas the Tank Engine mega stations to space command centers and Star Wars Destroyers.

Gear

The Best Retro Game Consoles For Kids & Adults

Which one do you want to put under the tree this year?

Gear

The Most Dangerous Toys and Baby Products Recalled in 2017

Get them out of the house.

Gear

A Baby Monitor That’s Just Better

Clearer video and night vision, smarter audio, built-in security, and a set up that takes seconds. Meet the best new thing in baby monitoring.

Gear

5 Unsafe Sleep Products That Parents Keep Using

We’ve collected a short list of some of the most dangerous sleep products — from bumpers to blankets — that parents should never ever buy.

Gear

The Best Training Tools for Teaching Kids How to Ride a Bike

These six items really do help make the learning-to-ride process a lot smoother.

Gear

This Is The Best Artificial Christmas Tree, And Buying It Was the Best Holiday Decision I Ever Made

I wanted a real Christmas tree, but it was too dangerous to have around my young kids. So I searched for a fake one. This is the best.

Gear

‘Crazy Forts’ Helps Kids Build Pillow Forts That Never Fall Down

Even better, you don't have to give up the couch.

Gear

The Best Subscription Boxes for Kids

Gifts for kids that keep on giving all year long.

Gear

15 Tips For Taking Amazing Videos of Your Kids

Rule #1: Always turn the damn camera sideways.