Category: weeSpring

Five Parents You Should Be Following On Twitter

@AllisonState – The mother behind #momstaysinthepicture, which got half a million Facebook likes, her writing is reliably poignant, funny,  and—above all—honest.  @jasonmgood  Hilarious author of such gems as 46 Reasons My Three Year Old Might be Freaking Out and I Can’t Believe I’m Doing This.  He also deserves a shout...

Introducing… guest blogs from parents like you!

Candice Richards is the founder of Lulibox. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their 13-month old daughter—and she’s expecting her second in April. You can see more of her favorites on weeSpring.com. When I was expecting my daughter Ava, I was working fifty hours a week in finance — and I just...

Because bathroom floors are gross…

We stumbled on DiaperChange.me on Twitter a couple months ago and wondered where it had been all our lives… we have our own mental list of local safe spots to change our baby while out and about (Barnes and Noble, Albee Baby).  And we also have a running tally of...

These are a few of my favorite things…

Back in May, we sent a survey to everybody we know who has a baby, asking them what three baby products they recommend most often to their friends — and encouraging them to forward it on to their friends. Turns out, that’s the new parent equivalent of “What three historical...

Once upon a (toxic) mattress.

In late December, the Chicago Tribune conducted an investigation into the use of flame retardants in crib mattresses.  Astonishingly, they found chlorinated tris—a likely carcinogen banned from children’s pajamas in 1977—in mattresses marketed under the Babies R Us, Foundations, and Angeles brands.    We were duly alarmed back in September...

Milestones!

Not those kind of milestones… weeSpring is now just six weeks old — but already has more than 7,500 product ratings.  (And we were right: just about nine months passed between taking the leap on this thing, and it coming into the world.) We’ve already hit one of our goals...