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Getting creative with Halloween costumes

Sometimes kids are VERY sure what they want to be for Halloween. Others, not so much. Either way, you’ve got a little less than a month to help them create the right look for this VERY important evening, and we’ve got some great options in our selection! The simplest route is to go with one of our all-in-one dress-up sets, ... Read More »

Will your kids like the music you like? Maybe… maybe not

I’m pretty sure that Babble writer Kirk Pynchon is exaggerating JUST A LITTLE when he describes the objections of his kids to, say, Prince, or Duran Duran, or Paula Abdul. Or maybe it’s just that I can’t imagine anyone not enjoying Prince because I, like Pynchon, and most of my age cohort, have hit the age of “taste freeze.” It’s no ... Read More »

VIDEO: Bugaboo vs. Bugaboo! The Buffalo vs. the Cameleon

Shop all Bugaboo at Magic Beans When you think of the sleek modern look of a Bugaboo, you’re probably not picturing one of these glamorous runway models of the stroller world hoofing it through backwoods trails or slogging through city slush. But along with those famous looks, Bugaboo strollers are engineered for performance, and the Bugaboo Buffalo and Bugaboo Cameleon are both ... Read More »

New and neutral: stylish and understated new colors from Ergobaby and Orbit Baby!

One of the things we love about Ergobaby carriers is that they’re dad-friendly. Yes, there’s the fact that these baby carriers are top-quality, comfortable, and designed to adjust for a perfect fit, inspiring rave reviews like this: “In my mind, the Ergo is simply the best made and most comfortable baby carrier on the market, and it isn’t even remotely close. If you ... Read More »

What is colic, and what can you do about it?

Some babies seldom cry, and enjoy a good nursing session, have a hearty burp, and drift off into blissful, milky sleep. Others… don’t. When Mary Widdicks had her second baby, who was one of the above “easy babies,” she was surprised at the difference – her firstborn would wail ceaselessly for hours every night, leaving her feeling like an incompetent ... Read More »

Cybex Priam review: the latest in stroller luxury

Where do you even begin with the Cybex Priam Stroller? Just look at it! The stroller is so truly and completely elegant in its design that it blows me away, transporting me to a magical land of luxury. And when I say luxury, yes, that does also refer to the price tag – but the Priam does a lot of ... Read More »