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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...

On the eleventh day of Christmas…

On the eleventh day of Christmas…

On the eleventh day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Eleven packs of diapers, Ten BPA-free bottles, Nine bamboo blankies, Eight wooden blocks, Seven rubber duckies, Six tubes of Desitin, Five teething rings! Four Baby Mum Mums, Three hooded towels, Two pacifiers… And a giraffe named So-o-o-phie. Happy...

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...