June
03
23:00

The Britax B-READY – My mid-toddler crisis stroller, in candy-apple red

After a pinched nerve sidelined my beloved babywearing, I was stuck in mid-toddler crisis. But the stroller that saved me can save more than just moms of chunky two-year-olds. It can help moms slinging around newborns in buckets, moms with bad ba...
June
03
23:00

Not your department store baby registry

I still remember what a pain in the neck it was for my now-husband and I to register when we got married. First of all, it was in the days before those handy little scanner things. Second, I wanted an iron and he didn’t and there was a big debate...
June
03
23:00

The video baby monitor that just may turn you into a video baby monitor fan.

In my now six year tenure as a parent, I’ve learned you should never say never. Because there’s a good chance, especially if you have more than one kid, that your never will come back to bite you in the butt. So while I can say with confidence th...
June
03
23:00

Oshi Mat: Don’t go to baby music class without it

Looking back to my baby’s first music class, I see a woman in sweats, no make-up and a silly grin on her face. I was just so happy to be, finally, out of the house! New to my neighborhood, I was also convinced I was going to meet all my new best ...
June
03
23:00

This keepsake baby gift will hang around for good

I don’t know about you, but my friends have been popping out babies pretty regularly for the last few years and it’s getting tricky to always think of an original new baby gift. (They expect a lot from a Cool Mom Picks reviewer, let me tell you!)...
June
03
23:00

Breaking News: Graco Stroller Recall

If you mamas are owners of the Graco Quattro or MetroLite strollers that was bought before November 2007, check the serial numbers because they’ve been voluntarily recalled by Graco and the CPSC. The CPSC reports that babies can try to squeeze ou...
June
03
23:00

First baby shoes by First Nations women

Sure, we’ve all had elasticized slippers for our babies, but when was the last time your baby went out in hand-made, hand-beaded leather stay-on moccasins made by First Nations women in Canada? Not recently, I’m willing to bet. These little mocc...
June
03
23:00

These will make your lunch

Packing kid lunches is one of my least favorite things; rummaging for useable plastic food containers and matching them to lids that have migrated between several shelves (yes, plural. In my house, it’s an Issue) is a misery. And I’m about to sta...
June
03
23:00

Because no one ever compliments you on that cute Ziploc.

My job as a parent has always been playing defense, which is why I’m the one who slathers the family in SPF 50, sorts the recycling, and saves fifty cents on black beans with a coupon. My favorite strategy these days is reusing bags, and my favor...
June
03
23:00

An XOXO to OXO’s new BPA-free snack servers

True Parent Confession: Life is so hectic that I once served crackers to my toddler in one of her own shoes. I couldn’t give her the giant, store-fresh bag of cheesy crunchers in her car seat, but I had promised her a snack. So she had an empty M...
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