Itzbeen Baby Care Timer Review

Itzbeen Baby Care Timer

We use the Itzbeen Baby Care Timer pretty much everyday to manage the feeding schedule for our infant daughter. We consider it a key piece of gear for our family, and never leave home without it.

Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor Review

Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor

The Angelcare Baby Movement Monitor provides an additional layer of monitoring and safety for your baby during naps and at nighttime. It helped us sleep better at night, and we think it will help you too.

Expectant Parent’s Guide to Cord Blood Banking


Cord blood banking allows families to store stem cells that are harvested at birth from cord blood extracted from a newborn baby’s umbilical cord.

The Lists: Top Parenting Sites

In addition to receiving great parenting advice from family and friends, we also have some go-to websites that we like. Here are a few of our favorites.

The Art of the Burp

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A primary anxiety for new parents in the first few days after a newborn arrives is feeding. Here, we cover a very important aspect of feeding…the burp.

Chicco Cortina Travel System Review


After careful consideration, we chose the Chicco Cortina Travel System because it collapses and opens easily and has good build quality.

Recommended Books for New Parents


Prior to the birth of our daugh­ter, and over the past fif­teen months since, we have received great advice and rec­om­men­da­tions from friends and fam­ily. The fol­low­ing books were rec­om­mended to us, and we found them to be invalu­able. We encour­age you to pick them up at your local book store or bor­row them from your local pub­lic library. Enjoy!

Does Baby Sign Language Really Work?

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It is widely accepted/​known that babies have the abil­ity to com­mu­ni­cate long before they are able to speak. This often leads to frus­tra­tion for both the baby and the par­ents, as this com­mu­ni­ca­tion break­down is often at the core of basic fussi­ness and tantrums. Sign lan­guage can often allow par­ents to quickly under­stand what is both­er­ing their baby or what the baby needs.

Hello & Welcome!!

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Hello…and welcome to A Modern Dad! While there are many great parenting and family-oriented blogs out there, very few are presented from a father’s point of view. I hope that dads will find a voice in A Modern Dad, and I hope that its content is just as useful for moms as well…