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On the Dot

I’ve been taking a hiatus from blogging for a bit this summer, enjoying time with my family and working on some other projects. But I am taking a hiatus from my hiatus to bring you my review of the newest stroller entry from phil&teds, the Dot Buggy. First, let me give you some background. We’ve been selling phil&teds at Magic ... Read More »

Guest post: Demystifying Teething Biscuits (and a recipe!)

Melissa Constantinou is the chef and owner of Custom Spoonfuls, a personal chef service in the Boston area. She comes from an extremely food-centric Italian family that has taught her countless tips and tricks about cooking and eating throughout the years. Melissa has transitioned from public relations professional to personal chef and couldn’t be happier as she pursues her passion of ... Read More »

Bugaboo Cameleon gets a new look

It’s official. The Bugaboo Cameleon is getting a makeover. The new Cameleon3 is coming September 1, and it has some amazing upgrades. We have all the details, including insider info and lots of pictures to share. Get ready, because this is good. It’s really good. Improved design Design is in the DNA at Bugaboo, and they’re never satisfied with “great” if ... Read More »

To epidural or not to epidural

That is the question many pregnant women consider as they get close to their due date. For some women, it isn’t a question at all. They want it, and the sooner the better. For other women, an unmedicated childbirth experience is a really compelling goal. When I was pregnant with my first child, I thought I would absolutely have the ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Bugaboo Says Boo

As a baby brand with our very own magazine, we were totally excited to see Bugaboo’s take on the idea: BOO Magazine, a celebration of 18 years of Bugaboo. BOO Magazine carries the company’s stunning design sense into print, and answers every question you could possibly have about the world of Bugaboo – and plenty more that you forgot to ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Why Viacord?

When Viacord employee Lisa had her first child, getting her baby’s umbilical cord blood stored was an obvious choice: “When I speak with my friends about cord blood banking, I liken it to a safety helmet. None of us wore helmets when we were kids and most of us turned out just fine. Of course today we rarely see a ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Have A Happy Little Stroll with BOB

There are many Bobs in the world who make us happy: Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, Bob Hope, Bob Barker, Bob the Builder, Sideshow Bob. And who could forget Bob Ross, the landscape painter known for his happy little trees? But our very favorite Bob is the BOB Revolution SE stroller, made by BOB Strollers. BOB all-terrain strollers are made to ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Don’t “B” Left Behind

What does “B” stand for? In traditional alphabet books, “B” is usually represented by a Bird, or a Butterfly, or a Bee. In a tongue-in-cheek “alphabet book for the middle-aged,” B is for Botox. In Edward Gorey’s famous Gashlycrumb Tinies, “B is for Basil, assaulted by bears.” And in our abecedary* of baby gear, “B” is often for Britax, the ... Read More »

Drool Sponsor Spotlight: Mixing It Up With Ergo and Orbit

Ergo Baby Carrier in Galaxy

In the era of mashups, it’s no surprise that some of our favorite baby brands are combining forces to produce gear that’s twice as useful, twice as stylish, twice as nice! ERGObaby and Orbit Baby have joined forces in a partnership that we’re hoping will result in even cooler products. You’re probably already familiar with these brands, but here’s a ... Read More »

Skip*Hop Zoo Luggage is fun on wheels

When I first saw the prototype for the Skip*Hop Zoo Luggage at Toy Fair, I’m pretty sure I actually squealed. It’s really hard to find nice, kid-scale luggage, and traveling tots love having their own suitcase to tow around. You can always count on the folks at Skip*Hop to spot a parent problem and figure out a clever solution. Their Zoo ... Read More »