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Project Nursery: Boston weekend is coming soon! Spotlight on ducduc


Leading up to our Project Nursery: Boston weekend, we’re profiling participating companies. Get to know our nursery brands, and find the furniture and accessories that are perfect for you! Sometimes, all it takes to start a company is wanting something and finding that there’s nowhere to purchase it. Philip Erdoes of ducduc explains the inspiration for the company at ... Read More »

Aden + Anais + The Laundress = clean + fresh + happy


I discovered The Laundress several years ago while hunting for an all-natural laundry detergent I could use for hand-washing, too. I tried it and I was hooked. Their laundry detergents are wonderful: they are formulated to be gentle on fabrics, and take no prisoners when it comes to dirt. They are free of toxins, biodegradable, and scented with natural essential ... Read More »

Nuna crosses the pond


In April of 2010, Eli and I were very lucky to be invited to Amsterdam to visit the Bugaboo headquarters and get a sneak peek at the Donkey stroller. While we were there, we took the opportunity to visit an amazing, enormous baby store, Kid Factory, where I got my first look at Nuna. It wasn’t a brand I’d never ... Read More »

Bugaboo Cameleon3 Sahara Special Edition

Bugaboo Cameleon Sahara Special Edition

When I first saw a picture of the Bugaboo Cameleon3 Sahara stroller, I wasn’t really sure what to make of it. It looked really nice, but was the lovely, tranquil color palette going to justify the special edition price point? It wasn’t until I saw it in person at The ABC Kids Expo earlier this month that I really understood ... Read More »

UPPAbaby Mesa Infant Car Seat available for pre-order now!


UPPAbaby knows how to make a splash. For a couple of months, buzz has been building around a new product launch planned for the ABC Kids Expo. But instead of just debuting the product at the show itself, UPPAbaby instead planned a party for the first night of the show. Tonight, in front of a packed crowd, they unveiled their ... Read More »

Orbit Baby Double Helix is almost here


I remember the first time I met the Orbit Baby team, in Orlando in 2005, and they showed me a sketch of how their brand new, totally innovative travel system could someday be extended to a double stroller. It was inspiring to imagine a system that was so modular and so flexible. And finally, in the year 2012, that sketch ... Read More »

JPMA Innovation Awards 2011

Magnificent Baby

Eli and I were absolutely honored and delighted to serve on the judging panel for the JPMA Innovation Awards again this year. It’s no secret I’m something of a baby gear geek, so I’d jump at any opportunity to spend an afternoon testing out the most interesting new products coming to market. We looked at over 60 products on Thursday. ... Read More »

Madpax Backpacks: Turtles, Dinosaurs, Koopas, and Kindergarten


We all know that we’re supposed to root for the good guy in the movies, but some bad guys are just irresistible. Like Darth Vader, or Cruella De Vil, or the Wicked Witch of the West, sometimes bad guys just steal the show. Let’s face it: the mild-mannered Mario Brothers suffer in comparison to their nemesis, the much cooler-looking Bowser, ... Read More »

The Nook Pebble Lite Is Here!

The original Nook Pebble crib mattress is an obvious object of product lust: it’s unique-looking, and it uses nano-level waterproofing to keep moisture out – how cool is that? Plus, it’s engineered for optimal breathing while babies sleep, and it’s completely chemical-free. You may have experienced a bit of sticker-shock when you first spotted the Nook Pebble – this kind ... Read More »

Giveaways Day 30 – Taga Bike and Stroller

I haven't done a blog post about the Taga Bike & Stroller yet, mostly because I've been waiting until we actually had some to sell. Every shipment has sold out before it even came in. It's a good problem to have. I first heard about the Taga in July of 2008, right before they showed their product for the first ... Read More »