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We’re two!

Tomorrow marks two years since we first opened our doors in Brookline. We’re celebrating for the next ten days, culminating in the annual Coolidge Corner Sidewalk Sale, where we will be following our tradition of offering amazing deals on open-box, refurbished and floor model strollers. We have over 50 strollers going on sale, and as soon as our list is ... Read More »

A-list contest ends today

We’ve had a lot of fun with the CBS A-list contest over the past month, and before they hid the voting results a couple of weeks ago, we were leading by a slim margin. But today is the last day of voting, so if you haven’t already logged a vote, please take a moment and do so. Clicking here will ... Read More »

Putumayo Concert Tour

To celebrate the release of their newest album, Reggae Playgroud, Putumayo Kids is sponsoring a concert tour featuring Asheba, a Trinidadian children’s performer. There will be two Boston-area performances, one on April 7th at the Boston Children’s Museum (6:15 and 7:15pm, tickets are first come, first served) and another on April 8th at Barefoot Books in Cambridge (their April calendar ... Read More »

Carseat: Check.

Did you know that this is Child Passenger Safety Week? We heard a rumor last week that the Brookline Police Department was suspending their car seat inspection program, but I have spoken with them this morning, and this rumor is false. They are still doing inspections regularly, by appointment. They have been swamped lately, so appointments are just getting harder ... Read More »

Rest, Relaxation and Field Testing

After a grueling holiday season, we were ready for some quality time with the kids. We had plenty of frequent flier miles and a wide window of time in January. I started researching (or as my husband calls it, obsessing). I found, which was both completely invaluable and endlessly frustrating. There are literally millions of traveler reviews that cover ... Read More »

Fine Dining. Kids welcome?

We recently took a family outing to the New England Aquarium. We spiraled up the big tank, held some starfish and retreated from the crowds in favor of finding some lunch. We ended up at Sel de la Terre, a sibling of Frank McClelland’s superb Back Bay institution, L’espalier. I had heard rumors that children are permitted, but as it ... Read More »