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New Britax car seats & travel systems: Solstice Grey!

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With the yearly ABC Kids Spring Show comes even more new baby gear announcements! And it’s no surprise that a lot of these gear items are coming in one particular color – grey is everywhere in 2016, and given that grey is such a popular color for cars, and Britax is one of the top names in car seats, it’s no surprise ... Read More »

COMING SOON from Britax: the Boulevard Clicktight ARB Convertible Car Seat

  Explaining why we’re so excited about the upcoming Britax Boulevard Clicktight ARB Convertible Car Seat (available this June!) requires some in-depth car seat geekery – but we’re fine with that, because if there’s anything we love, it’s nerding out about car seats. Before I get started, though, here’s the short version of this blog: It will provide superb protection that’s compatible with ... Read More »

A new look for Diono convertible car seats in 2016 / 2017!

Shop the newest Diono Convertible Car Seat models Today has been a big year for style upgrades from our favorite brands! As you may have noticed, everyone’s unveiling new collections in sleek modern grey, and as we mentioned when we were talking about designing a nursery with grey as a foundation, combining brights and neutrals is SO in. The new Diono ... Read More »

Nuna vs. Nuna: the Tavo Stroller vs. the Mixx Stroller

If you follow the world of baby gear, by now you’ve probably heard of Nuna, the Dutch brand who first made waves in the US with their Leaf Floating Baby Lounger and subsequently followed up with one of the lightest, safest infant car seats on the market, the Nuna Pipa. Their initial strollers were great in their own right but didn’t ... Read More »

The hospital nursery: a thing of the past?

In the final months of pregnancy, sleep can be hard to come by, so by the time your baby makes his debut, you’re ready for a good hearty nap. Since your baby is most alert during the first hour or two after birth, that’s the best time to plop him onto your chest and give breastfeeding a try, and then ... Read More »

Coming soon: the Bugaboo Buffalo Classic+ Stroller!

Get more info about the Bugaboo Buffalo Classic+ Stroller here! The words “elegant” and “rugged” don’t usually go together: tough products that are built to last tend to emphasize function over form, practicality over style. However, Bugaboo does nothing by half-measures, so when they built the Bugaboo Buffalo, the stroller best suited to absolutely all terrains (including snowy Boston sidewalks), ... Read More »

Drool Baby Expo Recap: The Best Drool Yet!

Did you make it to this year’s Drool Baby Expo? Since its debut in 2011, Drool has been the #1 event for expectant parents in New England, and it gets bigger every year, with more exhibitors, more attendees, more giveaways, and more fun!  Every spring, at Drool Baby Expo, you can: Enjoy interactive demos of the best products from all ... Read More »

Lightweight stroller comparison: the new 2016 Maclaren Quest vs. the 2016 Babyzen YoYo Stroller

If you and your family are active travellers, having a lightweight stroller is beneficial in so many ways. Having the right lightweight for the right travel situation can make your trip so much fun: for instance, the BabyZen YoYo+ Stroller fits into the overhead compartment on a plane, so as long as it’s allowed by your airline, it requires no checking ... Read More »

Marpac sound machines: white noise for better sleep!

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Adjusting to sleeping in a new place is seldom easy. For instance, I just moved from the busier environs of one Boston neighborhood to a sleepier suburb, and discovered that with zero traffic on my street or nearby, it was disturbingly silent at night. (If you’re living in a rural area you’re already used to this, but hey, I’m a ... Read More »

Baby’s on the way! What to pack in your hospital bag

As if the prospect of becoming a parent is not scary and challenging enough, there is so much preparation to do before your baby arrives! There are so many checklists, i.e. the baby registry, baby proofing the home, what to do and what not to do, and finally, what to pack in your hospital bag so you’re ready when that big moment ... Read More »