20 Mealtime Must-Haves for Baby
The Babyplane spoon, from Pylones, also comes in pink ($16).
Safety 1st Comfy Cushy Baby Seat, a foam seat with a baby-food holder on the side ($29).
Baby Einstein Mealtime Activity Tray, with hidden animal pictures ($10), and Eat & Discover spoon ($4 for two).
Playtex Sipsters allow for smaller sips ($5.50 for two).
The Illumination Fascination Station, from Sassy, with a ball that lights up ($7).
Zutano cotton bibs brighten up any meal ($10 each).
Ready, Aim, Squirt!
Boon Squirt Spoon, which you can load with baby's pureed food ($8).
Bloom Nano high chair, in chic colors like bright blue or chocolate ($180).
Work of Art
Skip Hop Palette Plate, with little bowls that become food-storage containers ($28).
Built for Life
Stokke Tripp Trapp, ergonomically designed for comfort and built to last as your kid's chair right into the teen years ($230 for chair, $40 for baby rail, $40 for cushion).
Silikids wipe-clean silicone Silibibs ($20 each).
Sleek for Snack Time
Boon's innovative new line includes this Snack Ball ($6.50) and Fluid Toddler Cup ($6).
Food stays on the Sassy Less Mess toddler spoon ($3 for two).
Divided plates from Gerber Graduates Tossables are inexpensive enough to leave behind if needed ($4 for three).
Restaurant must-have: Pampers Pocket Bibsters ($6-$7).
For on-the-go entertainment, we love Fisher-Price Rainforest Booster Seat ($30).
Baby Cooz, from Lima Bean Baby, keeps the bottle near baby ($9).
Munchkin's Feeding Friend hook-on chair comes in a doggie, monkey, or cow pattern ($43).
Milk stays cool on the bottom -- and cereal is contained on top -- with Cool Gear International's
Cereal on the Go ($6).
Combi Mommy's Food Processor is perfect for cutting up food and serving to baby ($6). Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the April 2008 issue of American Baby magazine.