Update September 2014

All the gear infants, tots, children and parents need.

Donald McDermott

Perfect for sporting events, air shows, car races, concerts, and all other occasions, Baby Banz Earmuffs look great and are specially designed to protect your child's ears from potentially harmful noise. www.usa.babybanz.com

The My Brest Friend 3-in-1 Body Pillow makes sleeping even more comfortable. It comes complete a versatile shape, streamlined design, a removable cover for easy cleaning, and custom belly wedge for added support. www.mybrestfriend.com

Easy to install and available in three colors, The ChildMinder SoftClip lifesaving alert system is a small, clip-on device that beeps for eight seconds if an adult has moved more than 15 feet away from a child in her car seat. www.babyalert.info/childminder-softclip-system

The new Cozy Cover Combo Pack provides families on the go with the ultimate in protection from the outdoor elements. Each lightweight, colorful pack contains a Sun and Bug Cover and one matching Cozy Cover. www.cozy-cover.com

Unclog your drains using absolutely no chemicals with Drain-FX. The eco-friendly clogged-drain solution offers a great way to effectively and immediately resolve your sink, shower, or tub problems. www.drain-fx.com

Perfect for sandwiches, cheese and crackers, and granola, uKonserve Food Kozy Snack Bags are free of BPA and PVC. They offer an ideal waste-free alternative for takeout, picnics, and travel. www.store.kidskonserve.com

The Spunky Stork's organic baby rompers and toddler tees feature a wide variety of designs and eco-friendly materials that are sure to make parents and babies happy! www.spunkystork.com

The world's first wearable speaker for kids, Jambanz™ combines the fun of a slap-band with a wireless speaker. With it, you can download music right to your wrist from your iPod touch, iPad, iPhone, or Android. www.jambanz.com

To encourage safer and better sleep, The Halo® SleepSack® wearable blanket replaces loose blankets in the crib that can cover your baby's face and interfere with breathing. www.halosleep.com/sleepsack

Comfy, cool, and anything but typical, Little Twig and Sparrow's line of pajamas are specially made to help your little ones drift off to dreamland in happiness. www.littletwigandsparrow.com

This column appeared in the September 2014 issue.