ZoLi's SNIP food scissors expedite the tedious process of cutting everything into bite-sized pieces. It's the sleekest set of food scissors we've seen, with ceramic blades that won't dull and a case so you can take them to go. $30 at zolibaby.com.
We're digging Boon's new Fleet stacking boats, which are great for scooping and pouring and floating (and rinsing), take up almost no storage space, won't get moldy, and have little drain holes on top, so you can flip 'em over and make it rain. Pre-order for $11.99 for a set of 5 at booninc.com.
The new Butterfly Babies collection from KicKee Pants is made from silky-feeling fabric with all tags and seams on the outside, so even the most sensitive babes won't be irritated. And 80 percent of the profits support the Butterfly Fund. $36 to $44 at kickee…
Cloth diaper pail liners are now available for the Dekor Plus. They're waterproof, reusable (of course), machine washable, and perfect for hauling a dirty load to the laundry. $29.99 for a two-pack at drugstore.com.
As much as we love open bookshelves, it's sometimes nice to tuck things away. The urban-chic Brownstone Bookcase gives just enough of a view in (through the windows) to tantalize. Pre-order for $599 at landofnod.com.
Their new utensil set pairs ergonomic handles with durable stainless steel. And the pieces are designed so the parts that go in your baby's mouth stay off the tabletop when he puts them down. $12.95 at amazon.com.
Nest Protect, the genius new smoke and carbon monoxide alarm from Nest (the company that reinvented the thermostat), is brilliant for many reasons—including that it won't wake a sleeping baby with loud beeps just because the battery is running low. Pre-order …
Our own expert tastemakers, interior design pros Sissy + Marley, have teamed up with designer Jill Malek on a gorgeous line of modern children's wallpaper. We're obsessed. $170 per roll at jillmalek.com.
In case you don't want your baby to get in the habit of eating jewelry, the makers of Chewbeads now have Major League Baseball teethers in the shape of team logos. We also dig their new peace, love, and star stacking toy. $18.50 to $25 at store.chewbeads.com.