Category: summer

Best Baby Sunglasses

Who makes the best baby sunglasses? We took two dozen pairs of baby sunglasses and tried them out on actual babies. We judged them on safety (UV protection is a must), fit and adjustability. The winners had flexible frames that can’t be broken by a kid—trust us, they tried. Here are the best bets.

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Best Water Trampoline

What is more fun than a trampoline? A trampoline on water! We researched the best water trampolines to find the ones that were most fun, easiest to inflate and durable. Then we looked at a way to add water an existing trampoline, cooling it down for summer fun. Here’s what we would recommend.

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Best Splash Pad for Toddlers

What are the best splash pads for toddlers? Baby, it’s hot outside! To cool off, we tried out 10 different splash pads, sprinklers and pools with toddlers. Which were most fun? Easiest to clean? Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Water Table For Toddlers

What are the best water tables for younger toddlers? We tried out several brands of water tables with kids under age 3 to find the best bets. We found some tables are just too tall/big for younger kids to enjoy. These tables had our two year old testers enthralled—and our parent readers liked them too.

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Best Mosquito Repellent for Patio

What’s the best mosquito repellent for a backyard or patio? If you are finding yourself spending more time outside lately, the mosquitos have noticed you too. Besides spraying up with DEET, what can you do to deal with mosquitos on a patio? We surveyed the readers of our parenting books for their tips and tricks. Yes, we tried some of their suggestions in our own backyard—and also interviewed pest control experts for their insight. Finally, we poured over research test results to see what actually works . . . to save you from buying the stuff that doesn’t! Here are our recommendations.

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Best Pool Vacuum

What’s the best vacuum for your pool? To find out, we first asked our parent readers for their real world experiences—and recommendations for their favorite pool vacuums. Then we interviewed two industry veterans who’ve been in the pool business for years. We narrowed down the best pool vacuum recommendations to two general categories: manual and robot models. Here are the best bets.

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Best Trampoline Sprinkler

What’s the best trampoline sprinkler? Yes, trampolines are fun—until the summer turns them into frying pans! Trampoline sprinklers are an affordable way to extend the use of your kid’s trampoline into the summer months. To find the best bets, we surveyed the readers of our parenting books (2.1 million books in print). What were the best bets? The easiest to install? The most fun? Here are the ones we’d recommend.

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Best Baby Sun Hat

Is there anything cuter than a baby in a sun hat? We surveyed our parent readers to find their favorites. Then we did additional research on 9 brands, comparing quality and value. Here are the baby sun hats we’d recommend.

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Best Pool Shock

What’s the best pool shock? We surveyed our family readers to find their favorites. Then we interviewed four experts on pool maintenance for their input. After several hours of research, here are the pool shocks we think are best.

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