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5 Kid Friendly Activities in Washington, DC

If you find yourself traveling to the northeast side of the United States, checking out on our country’s capital is a must. Washington D.C. during the springtime is full of indoor and outdoor, kid-friendly activities that your family does not want to miss out on! Known for it’s history, Washington D.C. is full of buildings, monuments, and...

An easier way to travel with kids is born: goBaby Launches in NYC!

While traveling with young children can create some of the best travel moments of our lives, it can also create some of the most stressful when we end up packaging, lugging and unloading tons of baby and child gear on our trips. Not to mention the times where we bring everything under the sun, but somehow manage to forget the one thing we really...

Thinking safety when sharing, buying second-hand or donating baby products.

A guest post by Madison Lo, a Program Assistant at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Sharing baby products has also helped many families on the go. Traveling can be an enriching experience for young children, but packing large items like play yards and strollers can be a...

Kid-friendly, mother-approved!

Best places in Brooklyn to bring your children over the holidays. There are so many fun things to do with children in Brooklyn that it is nearly impossible to come up with a short list. However, here are the top places my two girls, ages 10 and 3, love to visit during any season of the year. Brooklyn Bridge Park — described as “a world-class...

The Benefits of Traveling

No person should ever put off traveling, especially if the main deciding factor is nervousness, fear, or even laziness. The benefits of travel are almost immediate! After only a day or two, people experience significant drops in stress. Traveling can also promote creativity and foster intellectual growth. Furthermore, couples who travel...

goBaby Goes National!

Over the past couple of months since we officially launched goBaby in NYC, we’ve been delighted to see moms and dads all over thrilled by the introduction of a way to finally take the stress out of family travel. From parenting media and top mommy blogs, to recently winning the #SalesforceGROW pitch-off, people all over have been calling goBaby...

Traveling With Baby

This post is written by McKenzie Collier, a goBaby Ambassador from Chicago. McKenzie lives in Chicago with her husband and 7 month old daughter. She is a nurse, a runner, and a baby gear enthusiast! She enjoys healthy cooking/baking, hosting parties, trying new restaurants, and of course exploring new places. My husband and I, we’ve got a...

Safety Tips for Weathering the Long Winter Months

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Many of us are ready for winter to be over, but the groundhog saw his shadow — plenty of cold weather days lie ahead. Wearing lots of extra layers and spending time outside in the...

Common Poisoning Hazards: Liquid Nicotine, Laundry Packets, and More

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. March is Illinois Poison Prevention Month, and March 19–25 is National Poison Prevention Week. Staying up to date on common poisoning hazards can keep children safe and prevent trips...

Tips for Flying with Kids

You’ve been planning your annual family vacation for months, and it’s time to get the show on the road! Here are some tips to help your airport and flight experience be hassle-free. Always leave extra early. You don’t want to have to be rushing through security with 4 rowdy children and risk missing your flight!2. Take pictures of EVERYTHING....

10 Tips for a Successful Family Road Trip

FIRST THINGS FIRST: Make Lists! Have a packing list for each family member, even pets if you’re bringing them along! You can even make packing lists for the kids into a scavenger hunt game for the young ones! This teaches kids to pack their own luggage early on, which can be very helpful if your family travels a lot. You can even laminate these...

Pass This On: Safety Checklist for Child Care

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Deciding where to enroll your child for child care can be a nerve-wracking process. With so many things to consider, it can be hard to remember all the questions to ask when...

goBaby — the Baby Gear Rental App

Apps have drastically changed the way we travel. With a handheld computer at our fingertips, we can plan a trip in a matter of minutes. Any booking or reservations can all be made online or through an app, and if it’s that easy to travel, why wouldn’t you? Furthermore, thousands of apps are popping up within the realm of a shared economy,...

Have Fun in the Sun with These Water Safety Tips

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. As the warmer weather settles in, families will be spending more time outside to soak up the sun and play in the water. Whether your family prefers the beach or the pool, there...

Safe Sleep Tips for the Biggest Travel Month of the Year

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Safe Sleep Tips for the Biggest Travel Month of the Year August is the biggest travel month of the year, and many families take time away before the busy back to school season...

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Denmark – If you haven’t been, add it to your list!

Madeleine Novich, Ph.D. is a Harlem-based mom and post-doctoral fellow at Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. Her research focuses on policing and perceptions of police behavior and legitimacy among criminalized populations - including gang members and sex workers. She was recently awarded a grant from Civic Hall Labs and The Robert Wood...

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Recall FAQ: Everything you need to know about children’s product recalls

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. Product recalls are one public safety tool used to get and keep dangerous products out of consumers’ homes. But what exactly is a product recall? Who decides when a product is...

Interview with Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan, the Founder of MomAboard.com

Please introduce yourself. Where are you from? What is your background? My name is Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan.  I was born and raised in Mumbai, India to parents with serious wanderlust. They believed that travel is the best education and took my sister and I to as many places as they could when we were children. I have that same passion for...

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Talking to Your Pediatrician: Product Safety

a guest post by Carson Gaffney, a Program Associate at Kids In Danger (KID), a nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe by improving children’s product safety. We recognize one of the most important relationships for a family with young children is their relationship with their child’s pediatrician. Caregivers should feel comfortable openly...

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Hikes With Family And Pets: How To Keep Everyone Safe

Safety is a pertinent issue for everyone, when hiking be sure to consider the following safety tips to keep you and all your family members safe. First, before you even embark on the hike make sure to acquire the right gear for you and your family. Train your children how to put on their gear, how to use it, including in the case of an emergency...