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Author Archives: Allie

The Perfect Nursery: Q&A with interior designer Rachel Reider

Your baby’s room should be a soothing, restful place for you as well as your child. We asked interior designer Rachel Reider for tips on creating a peaceful space for sleeping, nursing, diapering, and growing. Q: What’s the first step in the nursery room design process? I would recommend going through magazines and catalogs and pulling images of spaces you ... Read More »

Hurricane Irene Survival Kit

The last major hurricane to hit New England was the great New England hurricane of 1938 (before they even started using the alphabetical naming system). Of course, since 1938, there have been a number of significant hurricanes in the Northeast, but this weekend the entire New England coast is set to receive the highest storm surge in 50 years from the gloomy ... Read More »

Day 6: UPPAbaby Vista Stroller

To introduce today’s giveaway, we thought we’d go back to last year and revisit the Berndt family. Why? Well, they won the UPPAbaby Vista stroller during the 2010 31 Days of Giveaways.   Winning this prize couldn’t have come at a better time for Luke and Carolyn Berndt, who were pushing their 6-month-old baby a mile each way to daycare ... Read More »

Capturing The Wonder: Turning Stories Into Magic!

by Matt Roberts, Professional Magician There are few things more exciting in life than seeing wonder in a child’s eyes.  As a full-time professional magician, I get to see that wonder every day as I look into the audience at parties, family events and my school fundraising shows throughout the Boston area. A great magic trick is like a great ... Read More »

Memorial Day Memories

When I think of Memorial Day, I think of grills, sunny days, and burgers. I also remember all the fun I had  running around with my friends in the grass as a child. Whether or not you’re a parent, kids always seem to be a big part of Memorial Day fun. So we thought we’d round up some of the ... Read More »

Upcoming Bone Marrow Drives

About 3,200 children are diagnosed with leukemia every year. Thankfully, for many, there is hope of a cure through a bone marrow (blood stem cell or umbilical cord blood) transplant. Our friends at Gift of Life are working hard to create a robust registry to match donors with recipients. Because of this, Gift of Life has become the world leader ... Read More »

Go Green for Earth Day

Most of us know that Earth Day, coming up this Friday (April 22) is a day set aside to celebrate nature and the environment, and encourage environmental protection.  But what you may not know is that Earth Day actually evolved over a period of 7 years from a grassroots political campaign led by a feisty Senator from Wisconsin named Gaylord Nelson. ... Read More »

Easter Traditions

My parents love Easter, and when I was a kid, they made the holiday extra-special with plenty of fun holiday traditions.  The first tradition was the egg decoration process: my dad, my sister, and I would sit outside on the porch with mugs, food coloring, and eggs while the Easter Bunny (my mom) went around collecting goodies for our baskets. ... Read More »

Dyson @ Stroller Cleaning Night #1

We know that strollers get dirty, especially over the winter. The chaos that inevitably comes with expanding a family combined with the unpredictable New England weather ensures that the pristine stroller our customers walk out with will not be sparkly by spring. So last night, we kicked off our first in a series of stroller cleaning nights in our Brookline ... Read More »

Win at our Bugaboo Donkey #heehaw Twitter Party

We are really excited about the Bugaboo Donkey Preview Party happening in our Wellesley store tomorrow night. But we realize that not everyone can get out to join us in person. So we wanted to find a way to get everyone in on the fun, and also give away a few great prizes too! We’ll be tweeting using the hashtag ... Read More »