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Celebrate new beginnings with the Bugaboo Special Edition Van Gogh Bee Complete Stroller

The mythology of Vincent Van Gogh tends to emphasize the sadder aspects of his life, but the great painter’s sentimental side is often forgotten. A huge number of his works were portraits of or tributes to his family, including portraits of his mother, sister, father, and grandfather, and numerous paintings and drawings of the family vicarage, garden, and church. His 1890 ... Read More »

How to find questionable parenting advice on WikiHow

We’re not the first to notice that WikiHow is a treasure trove for those who appreciate absurd humor: it’s full of instructions for activities no one would conceivably do, overly detailed instructions for everyday activities, and truly awful clip-art. Today, though, we’re addressing the articles on this site that are of the most use to our audience: the ones on babies ... Read More »

Practical tips for reading readiness, based in science!

The benefits of reading to kids from infancy onwards are obvious: they learn vocabulary, they enjoy the pictures, and they love spending the time bonding with you! But Professor Daniel T. Willingham of the University of Virginia warns parents not to fret too much about teaching kids the alphabet, or starting very early with reading instruction. In an interview with ... Read More »

New colors and more updates from Jané! Stroller style from Spain

Jané will be appearing at the Drool Baby Expo on May 13! At Drool, you’ll have a rare opportunity to push a Rider, a Trider, or a Nanuq, talk to brand representatives about why these strollers are amazing, and compare your favorite head-to-head with other brands. Learn more about Drool and get your tickets today at www.droolbabyexpo.com! Every stroller that ... Read More »

Just for fun: this baby has the most fascinating friends!

Julia and Jason Heckathorn of Fauquier County, Virginia, already had a kangaroo named Boomeroo and an anteater named Captain Noche Cuervo, when their family simultaneously gained two new members! Their pet sloth, Daisy, arrived on the scene only days after their daughter Alia was born, and the two are now the best of pals, snuggling and playing together (and often ... Read More »

New Britax Frontier Clicktight Colors this April! Plus: see Britax at Drool!

Britax will be at the Drool Baby Expo on May 15! Learn more here and get your tickets today!  We love Britax Clicktight car seats – and apparently, so do you, since they’ve been selling like hotcakes! The reviewers at CarSeatBlog.com are also big fans, and they really love the Britax Frontier Clicktight Harness-2-Booster. They recognize the importance of keeping kids riding ... Read More »