Sunday Driver

Sunday Driver

When I first had a baby I remember very distinctly getting the single word of advice: Zutano. My friend turned out to know what she was talking about. I loved the mix and match, durable styles for newborns, never having any idea that this mom-and-pop run company...
Finding Your Child Through Art

Finding Your Child Through Art

My five year old is on a mission to find herself–not through junior self-help seminars, but in every movie poster, magazine ad, or book cover she sees. Mimi will exclaim, "I’ll pretend to be that little girl in the picture, Momma. You can be the...
Finding Nemo? Well, Not Here.

Finding Nemo? Well, Not Here.

Boys can be just as fickle as girls, and household budgets can’t always accommodate tastes that shift each time a new cartoon hits the big screen. Our advice? Try to guide the little guy towards a general room theme that doesn’t feature the character du...
Family Jules

Family Jules

Keepsakes make me cringe (sorry, keepsake fans) as do sappy baby mama gifts. This is not because I’m some sort of cynical, unfeeling hipster, but rather because I’ve found most baby mementos to be anywhere from meaningless to downright goofy. That is,...
Viva La Revolution!

Viva La Revolution!

I’m always looking for great political kids’ tees because really, what is more 2007 than a toddler with a cause? The fact is, most of the threads I come across have appealing enough messages, but the design looks like it was created by a 7th grader with...
Little Green Thumbs

Little Green Thumbs

There’s no better way to honor Earth Day than to grow something. Anything. That is, something besides mold on the expired sour cream in the back of the fridge. Or is that just me? We love this Edible Indoor Mini Garden from delight.com. Besides looking fabulous...
Saving the Earth One Sore Nipple at a Time

Saving the Earth One Sore Nipple at a Time

We know the decision to breastfeed has nothing to do with saving the planet. But when you’re slathering on the Lansinoh, it’s nice to have in the back of your mind that you’re doing something more than just sustaining your own flesh and blood (like...
The Highlight of Their Month

The Highlight of Their Month

My daughter is a freak for magazines — heck, she’ll even spend hours with the Pottery Barn Kids catalog. So, when I found out about Highlight’s new 2-5 yearpublication, High-Five, I knew it would be a big hit. Featuring the same great fiction,...

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