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Why you should shop at the Drool Baby Expo, April 7 in Boston

DROOL BABY EXPO APRIL 7, 2016 – 3PM to 9PM WESTIN WATERFRONT HOTEL, BOSTON BUY TICKETS NOW A common question that we get about the upcoming Drool Baby Expo is, “how does the shopping part work?” We talk a lot about the “deals,” and that this is the “ultimate baby gear shopping experience” but you may be wondering how does that ... Read More »

Toy Fair 2016: This year’s toy trends!

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Every news outlet has their own take on this year’s trends, and many of the biggest ones have already been covered: as the TIA pointed out in their report, drones, robots and other tech toys are super hot today, as well as tech toys modified to encourage family bonding, STEM/STEAM toys (“STEAM” stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math), ... Read More »

Running with your baby: getting started with jogging strollers

Talk about teaching your kids about the importance of fitness from Day 1: Calum Neff of Texas just broke a Guinness World Record for a half-marathon with a baby on board! Neff’s daughter Holland was riding in their Thule Glide Jogging Stroller when Neff beat the world record for a half-marathon run by a man while pushing a stroller this February, ... Read More »

How do you install a car seat in a taxicab?

If you’re not going to hold your baby in your arms while riding in your own car, you’re certainly not going to do it while zooming around New York City in a yellow cab. Cabs in some states are legally exempt from car seat laws that apply to regular cars, but it doesn’t matter – your kid isn’t safe without ... Read More »

The best birthday gifts of 2017: happy fifth birthday!

This is an exciting year: it’s time to start kindergarten! Your five-year-old is ready to start school full-time, and that means spending a lot of time with other kids. Which is fine by them: they’re eager to make friends, and play and pretend together. So today’s guide to birthday gifts focuses on toys for kids to enjoy with friends and siblings. ... Read More »

New brand: Little Unicorn swaddling blankets & more!

Little Unicorn is a brand that generates some serious enthusiasm (and perhaps a touch of exaggeration): upon discovering their gorgeous fabric patterns, mom-to-be Catherine wrote on their Facebook page, “I need to remortgage my house and order the entire floral contents of your website and have it shipped to me here in England. That is possible right?” I know that feeling ... Read More »

Meet the Austlen Entourage Stroller! A Q&A with creator Leslie Stiba

  The brand-new Austlen Baby Entourage Stroller was one of our very favorite finds at the ABC Kids Expo in 2015: this extraordinary piece of baby-toting equipment is made to transform, grow, and travel with your family in ways that we’ve never seen before (and we’ve seen a LOT of strollers). To introduce her Entourage, we’ve brought in Austlen Baby founder ... Read More »

Snow Day Activity: Cook Something Together!

Thankfully, unlike last year, a snow day is novel in 2016 – but that doesn’t mean that after the kids have built a snowman and gotten all rosy-cheeked from running around outside, they won’t get bored. There’s no lack of good suggestions for how to keep them busy and away from screens, but today, let’s talk about one of my ... Read More »