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Gear Thursday: Safe Starter Bottle by Kid Basix


I found this bottle on a recent trip to a little one's clothing store. I say litttle one because I'm not really sure what to call a store that offers clothes from newborn to 3, or maybe older. I also can't figure out how sizing on kids clothes work. I understand the month thing but no kid I've ever met wears the month that they are.

Then to make myself seems even stupider I don't know what ages you use use various names for kids. I.e baby, infant, or toddler.

But I digress. We were in this store for some age of kids and the clean look of the bottle popped out at me. I just took a glance and moved on when I saw that it's stainless steel.

You see at home we have a wonderful collection of stainless steel and aluminum water bottles and travel mugs. All say they are handwash only and so I rarely use them because I'm not always into getting coffee and tea stains out by hand. I'm sure the world wouldn't end if they went in the dishwasher, but I'm playing it safe.

But when my attention span for looking for clothes for the baby/newborn/toodler/infant waned I wandered back to the Safe Starter and actually started checking it out. It looks pretty cool. Comes in 3 colors and sizes: green, blue and pink and 5oz and 9oz. Has a silicone cover over a stainless steel bottle. A wide nipple and slow flow to help prevent colic. And there is a travel cap.

And to my delight it is dishwasher safe...which makes me wonder why no one can figure out a dishwasher safe travel mug.

So yeah, now you can have a good looking, dishwasher safe bottle that you can feel good about because it's more eco than a plastic bottle.

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