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A view in the womb

A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a woman whose company recently opened an elective 3D-4D ultrasound, Goldenview Ultrasound, just down the street from our store in Brookline. She was interested in doing some marketing together, since our businesses both see a lot of pregnant women. I was very hesitant. Common sense (and my Bradley Birth teacher from my ... Read More »

i’Coo Targo on YouTube

Check out this video demonstration of a new stroller from i’coo, the German company responsible for the i’coo Pico, which was a nice stroller but never really took off here in the USA. The new Targo looks a lot like several other hybrid style strollers on the market, but it has a couple of innovative features. I love the height ... Read More »

Orbit Toddler Car Seat

When Orbit Baby was launched, they promised to reinvent the travel system from top to bottom, and they also promised to extend the concept of the travel system beyond the common boundaries of the infant car seat. With the Orbit Infant System, they effectively fulfilled promise #1. The system has been a great success, with rave reviews from parents and ... Read More »

Now feeding…

Recent arrivals into our warehouse include the Skip Hop Palette Plate, some whimsical new melamine dish sets also from Skip Hop, and the new line of feeding products from Boon, including my very favorite, the ingenious Squirt, with a squeezable bulb that dispenses baby food directly onto the spoon. In my imagination (and based at least somewhat on prior experience), ... Read More »

Nilo gets a face lift

Nilo tables have long been admired by parents for their sturdy, solid wood construction, and the wide expanse of play space, perfect for wooden trains, blocks, games, Lego, craft activities or anything else a kid could dream up. But for all the great functionality, the Nilo table isn’t exactly a sexy piece of furniture. The angular profile seems much better ... Read More »

Recaro Signo now stateside

Just heard today that the Recaro Signo car seats have finally arrived in the USA. Shipments to retailers have already begun, and I will let you know as soon as they land in our warehouse. It’s been a long wait, but hopefully worth it. Read More »

Phil & Teds new strollers delayed

I just heard that the release of the new lineup of Phil & Teds “in-line” strollers has been delayed. The latest word is that they are making some changes based on feedback from the ABC show and Cologne, and the buggies will now be available in mid- to late-January. I’m told the folks at Regal-Lager are “comfortable” with this new ... Read More »

Demanding supply

Two of my favorite items for the fourth quarter are having serious availability issues, and it’s a bummer. The Svan Miniature Table and Chairs set isn’t going to be available again until 2008 because of an issue with their last shipment. I haven’t heard the whole story yet, but I do know that they’re pretty much impossible to find at ... Read More »

Mini is in, so I hear.

A little birdie told me that the Baby Jogger City Minis have been spotted in our warehouse. These were one of my favorite finds at the ABC Show, with a winning combination of compact and uncompromising. The fold is outstanding, like all the City Series models. It’s just ridiculously easy. The footprint is nice – it’s small but it doesn’t ... Read More »

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