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Drool spotlight: Nuna products beyond be-“Leaf”

European companies typically launch into the American baby gear market with one signature product that’s visually striking and functionally unique. The most obvious example is the Bugaboo Frog, which brought on the era of the luxury stroller, but we could also point to the Beaba Babycook, or the striking Babyhome Emotion Stroller, or the signature high chairs from Stokke and ... Read More »

Drool Spotlight: Orbit Baby comes around, again

It’s easy for us to forget, as old pros at the baby gear game, that our customers are usually brand new to the product category and need an intro to some key names. Our annual Drool Baby Expo will give you the opportunity to explore perennial faves like Orbit Baby in person, but in the meantime, here’s our quick primer ... Read More »

Orbit Baby Double Helix is almost here

I remember the first time I met the Orbit Baby team, in Orlando in 2005, and they showed me a sketch of how their brand new, totally innovative travel system could someday be extended to a double stroller. It was inspiring to imagine a system that was so modular and so flexible. And finally, in the year 2012, that sketch ... 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 »

Orbit Baby comes full circle

The first time I met the Orbit Baby team, they had a real vision. They imagined a modular travel system that would encompass every stage of mobility, from infant car seat to stroller to convertible car seat to double stroller to booster seat. It’s taken them some time, but with their new product releases this year, Orbit Baby will finally ... Read More »

Cybex Aton is back!

Two weeks ago I broke the news that Cybex was going to cease distribution of car seats in the United States. Well, guess what? After reading blog posts like  Jamie Grayson’s and even mine, Cybex reconsidered this decision. The Aton will continue to be available through their distributor, Regal Lager. Some colors are out of stock at the moment, but Regal Lager ... Read More »

JPMA Innovation Awards 2011

Eli and I were absolutely honored and delighted to serve on the judging panel for the JPMA Innovation Awards again this year. It’s no secret I’m something of a baby gear geek, so I’d jump at any opportunity to spend an afternoon testing out the most interesting new products coming to market. We looked at over 60 products on Thursday. ... Read More »

Cybex Aton is going away

…And not on a vacation. It’s being deported. Earlier this week, Regal Lager informed us that they will no longer be distributing Cybex car seats in the United States. This came as quite a shock, since the new Cybex Aton car seat was one of the most exciting new product releases of 2011. When I first wrote about the debut ... Read More »

Day 15: Mountain Buggy Duet

I’m pretty sure that, according to the rules of physics, the Mountain Buggy Duet shouldn’t even exist. How is it even possible that they managed to shave 4 inches off the standard side-by-side double stroller width? I don’t know how they did it, but what’s important is that it’s done. And the Mountain Buggy Duet, launching this month, should make ... Read More »