Category: weeSpring

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...

For the parents who already have everything…

A baby goat for a Somali family – $50 Critical supplies for a safer childbirth – $24 A year of school for an Afghani girl – $52 An investment in an entrepreneur – $100 Giving back during the holiday season?  Priceless. (Thanks to Nick Kristof for always providing such thoughtful...

parents, new parents, babu products,

Home stretch!

If you’ve been wondering why we’ve been so quiet, it’s because we’re heads down working on weeSpring’s beta release.  Here’s our quick overview of how it works: If you want early access, drop us an email!

Today, we’re thankful for…

An amazing team, who have been working tirelessly toward our (imminent!) launch Our friends and family who’ve been so encouraging and enthusiastic about weeSpring Healthy, happy babies who inspire us every day You! We’ve been so overwhelmed by the excitement we’ve been hearing from our Facebook fans and the moms...

#ElectionDay

In the long list of things unexpected about parenthood, the idea of registering a “teachable moment” falls pretty low on the list — but is something that has fundamentally changed the way we thinking about, well, everything. And Election Day is one of those teachable moments that’s made us realize...