Buying, Selling, Renting & Moving: First Years

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High Chair: to Buy or Not to Buy?

Hi Moms! My son is 7 months old and I have yet to buy him a high chair. I'm lagging on this decision because I'm not sure if I will actually need one. My husband and I have the tendeny to just go out and buy stuff (because we are excited to have a child) and not use it. The high chair we want will cost us about $200 so I want to make sure my son will use it for a while. How long do lil ones usually stay in their high chair? My son is 7 months old and weighs 18 pounds right now. Thanks for your advice.

Buying or Selling

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What to Buy

Hi. I'm expecting my second baby in a few months. I still have all the basics from my first, but I want to get a few things I wish I had gotten the first time, as well as a few things that are new or I didn't know about before. Any advise on the best brand and or what to buy and not to buy? -sling or wrap -hooter hider -bumpo chair -video monitor -a really comfy nursing chair -bottle warmer -wipes warmer -pack'n play or bassinet with changing table attachment (I used a bassinet before, but got rid of it since it was a hand-me...


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Safety Gate: Safety 1St Perfect Fit or the First Years Everwhere Gate

I'm buying a gate to go into my daughter's bedroom door, as we're moving her into a bed in the next couple weeks and I want to "gate" her door. I want it to be pressure mounted. I'm trying to decide between the Safety 1st Perfect Fit or The First Years Everywhere Gate (found both on Target website). Both are plastic with a translucent panel so she can't climb the gate. My key question is how easy is the pressure mounted function? Is it fairly easy to put up and take down the gate each time I enter and exit her room? Does anyone...


Moving Out of State

Hi mamas, We are to move out of WA state and hit the road for 5 days road...