Category Archives: Mom

Toddler Bike Seats Mean Fun for Everyone

I’ve recently become obsessed with getting a bike and taking my 2-year-old all over town. It seems like such freedom compared to a stroller or the confines of public transportation, and I am absolutely confident that she would have a blast wheeling around the city. First, I found a nice little three-speed cruiser. Next up: a seat for my girl.

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Be Mom Hero of the Day: Make Your Own Popsicles

The quickest way to becoming the favorite mom in the neighborhood? One word: Popsicles. Every kid loves them. And if you’re a culinary master (or experimenter), why not try making your own this summer? I personally have attempted and succeeded at some fab strawberry slushy popsicles. And “kitchen underachiever” is an understatement, so if I can do it, so can you. Step 1: pick up some fun popsicle molds.

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An Eco-Friendly, Back-Friendly Baby Carrier

Infant carriers have come under fire recently, and it’s with great caution that we sing any carriers praises.But we’re loving the brand-new Tour Guide Carrier. At first, we thought it was a new brand on the market, but it’s very discreetly made by Petunia Pickle Bottom.

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For Swanky, Stylish Diaper Bags, it’s Petunia Pickle Bottom

Nope, Petunia Pickle Bottom isn’t a nursery rhyme or a children’s book character. It’s a line of super-stylish baby gear.

The Mom-To-Be’s Everyday Essential: The Best Prenatal Vitamins

Prenatal vitamins are kind of like anything else that ’s good for you: You begrudgingly do it, and the pay off is worth it. You run five miles and you feel awesome the next day. You eat kale and energy abounds. Luckily, the pay off for prenatal supplements benefits you and your growing baby.

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The Chic Bracelet That’s Secretly a Teething Toy (Really!)

It’s made of medical-grade thermoplastic and is non-toxic, bacteria resistant, and free of lead, latex, PVC, cadmium, BPA and phthalates. It can even stand up to frequent chewing without ever looking worn or damaged. Bonus: When baby has outgrown it, the company will actually pay to have your Oh Plah! shipped back to them so that they may recycle it into new products. Love!

The Pattern We Can’t Get Enough Of

There’s something about this graphic but sweet pattern. The JJ Cole Cocoa Tree collection is a fabulous mix of dark brown, sprightly green, and crisp white. Each piece is rubber coated for easy maintenance and cleanup (and durability), and it makes the usual baby essentials a little more stylish

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A Maternity Dress We LOVE

Maternity dresses are wardrobe staple–no matter time of year–and we cannot get enough of this Japanese Weekend dress. Not only is the jersey forgiving, but the print is super-chic. Bonus: It doubles as a nursing dress, should you go that route post-pregnancy.

Messenger-Style Diaper Bags Might Just Save Your Sanity

A messenger-style, across-the-chest diaper bag means there’s two fewer annoying straps to slip off of your shoulder at the park, on the bus, in the parking lot, etc. That’s why, when it comes to a diaper bag, we vote for a cross-body version. Because it stays where it’s supposed to. (And these prices are really [...]

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Get Some Rest with Maternity Pillows

As the belly grows, so does the discomfort. Don’t get us wrong: pregnancy is a wonderful thing. But considering everything a body endures during those nine months (particularly those last 20 hours), it’s a wonder we don’t have a society of single-child families.

Category: Kids and Baby