June
05
23:00

The grass is always cleaner

I must confess that there have been a few times over the last five years as a mother that I have reluctantly resigned myself to a really ugly product because its function was just that important to my daily sanity. But thank goodness we rarely ha...
June
05
23:00

The iCandy stroller – A new luxury stroller for growing families, if not shrinking budgets

It’s been a while since I saw a stroller that made me go oooh, or at least until this weekend when I got an in-person demo of the new-to-the US iCandy stroller. And oooh I did. The first thing you’ll notice is that this popular British stroller i...
June
05
23:00

Crumpler does kids’ backpacks and cool moms everywhere go Yay!

You probably already know Crumpler for their sturdy, stylish bags for adults. Or at least you should. But now they’ve gone and shrunk two of their favorites down to kid-size and it’s definitely worth a look.The Baby Pea preschool backpack is for ...
June
05
23:00

Babywearing, now a nice new shade of green

Belle is now extra verte. That’s, Belle as in Belle Baby Carrier, and verte as in French for green, and green as in super-duper-eco-friendly-organic-awesomeness.The new Belle Organic Earth, like their original model, is crafted by artisans in Bou...
June
05
23:00

Eco-friendly play gym? Reader Q&A

I am in the market for a cool, eco-friendly baby play gym for my 5-month-old boy. Let me know if you have any suggestions. I am willing to spend around $100. Thanks much. -Jennifer C. Finding what we would call a cool play gym takes a little s...
June
05
23:00

All hail the spring poncho

The weather is turning here in the South, which means that winter coats are way too heavy after the first few morning hours, while the super light spring jackets are too light. So it’s the perfect time for my fave in-between season cover-up, the ...
June
05
23:00

The babywearing pack of all trades

So here’s the dirty secret about babywearing: Different baby carriers work for different people and different babies at different times. It’s totally subjective, and that’s why so many of us have a complete wardrobe of the darned things. But I no...
June
05
23:00

A cooler cooler

I still use the soft cooler that I bought 10 years ago to lug around bottles and baby food for things like fruit, yogurt and juice pouches. But there is no doubt that if I were buying one now I would look no further than the Cooler Bags by SoYoun...
June
05
23:00

Good karma for a chameleon carrier

Henry Ford offered his Model-T Ford in any color you wanted, so long as it was black. The most popular brands of baby carrier often have the same limited palette. Let’s face it, you’re just not going to find a sage Infantino with a peace symbol s...
June
05
23:00

Presenting the Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide, 2010 edition!

Following in the footsteps of last year’s first ever Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide, we’re so excited to do it again! Presenting (drumroll…) The Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide, 2010 Edition!We’ve meticulously selected more than one hundred of t...
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