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Advice and Reviews for
Parents of Young Children
Cute Babies of the Month

Name: Ava Victoria

Birthdate: April 30, 2015

Favorite pastime: Ava loves her Sofia Giraffe, playing with her big brothers and smiling at everyone she meets.

Name: Khush

Birthdate: June 15, 2014

Favorite pastime: Khush enjoys climbing on anything and everything, pretending to make food and dancing to “Wheels on the Bus.” He also loves to watch choppers and planes go by.

If you would like your baby or toddler (ages 6 months to 24 months, please) featured in Tot Tips, email a photo and important stats to contactus@washingtonparent.net.
Mommy Must Haves

Buddy Bison

Give your child a Buddy Bison to love this season and help send an under-served student to a local, state or national park. Buddy Bison is the adorable, woolly mascot of National Park Trust and a perfect travelling companion. All proceeds benefit the Buddy Bison School Program and the Kids to Park Day National School Contest. $10. parktrust.com.


Owlet Smart Sock

Remain smartly connected to your baby with Owlet. This cuddly Smart Sock technology gives you peace of mind, alerting you if your little one stops breathing. Using the same pulse oximetry technology as hospitals, Owlet monitors your infant's heart rate and oxygen levels while they sleep. The app is compatible with all smart phone devices. $250. owletcare.com

Tiny Traveler

Stay focused on the road, even when your little one's in the backseat, with Tiny Traveler. The 3.5” color baby monitor allows you peace of mind, without the danger of turning around. The Tiny Traveler kit also includes a camera with night vision, an image sensor and a dash/rear window mount. $100. letsyada.com

MilkSense

Take the guess work out of breastfeeding in just 10 seconds with the award-winning technology of MilkSense. As the world's first breastfeeding monitor, the high-tech system measures the amount of milk in the breast and how much your baby consumes. Even better, it's 100 percent safe for your baby, breast milk and you. $180. milksense.com