Music for Teeny Beboppers

Music for Teeny Beboppers

To me, listening to Jazz is like ordering at an Indian restaurant. I may have no idea what’s on the menu, but I always love whatever I get. This counts for Verve Records’ Jazz for Kids: Sing, Clap, Wiggle and Shake, which serves to demystify Jazz and...
Toys That Won’t Sit in the Closet for Three Years

Toys That Won’t Sit in the Closet for Three Years

I swear I once asked my friend if she needed a blanket to put her 10 month old down on my floor. Um, the kid was walking already. Despite having two kids myself, I’m clearly not one to remember what developmental milestone comes when. So good thing I...
Haute Coat-Ure

Haute Coat-Ure

I first met Beth Miles, the designer behind San Francisco’s Ses Petites Mains label earlier in the year at a trade show, and instantly fell in love. Not with Beth per se–although she is cute–but with her absolutely inspired kids clothes. Ses Petites...
Vegan Chic: Not an Oxymoron

Vegan Chic: Not an Oxymoron

As a former vegan sans kids, finding fabric bags was a pain in the butt but not impossible. But afterhaving babies, I can’t be the only mom who’s eyed the easy-clean leather bag with envy. Well meat-eaters and herbivores can come together over the faux...
Pigging Out

Pigging Out

I am just not one of those parents who believes that every moment in a child’s day must be devoted to flashcards, language drilling and hardcore mind shaping. Sometimes kids just need to kick back and chill out around some fun cartoons.In other words, mommy...
For Those About to Breed We Salute You

For Those About to Breed We Salute You

There are a few benefits to being a so-called younger mom, and one of them is that you can get away with the way fun maternity fashions from record store owner-turned-mom/designer, LeahBrumley, of Rock Star Moms. If you’re not yet at the “turn down that...
PB & J, Hold the PVC

PB & J, Hold the PVC

I’m fickle when it comes to selecting a lunch box for my kids — just ask my husband how many I’ve bought, used for a week or so, and abandoned. The great new lunch totes from Lunchopolis fit all the criteria on my mile-long list. Designed by two moms...
For Babies With a Taste For Reading

For Babies With a Taste For Reading

While others may look at the gnawed corners of our board books and question my kids’ fiber intake, I prefer to view it as…evidence of their affection for the printed word. But sadly, some of our books have been adored beyond repair. So I was intrigued by...
Solid!

Solid!

Why is it that I can find the greatest quality shirts chock full offunny sayingsand funky patterns–but the solid shirts in stores are limited to the mall store’s two featured ugly colors of the season, or the discount three-pack with the too-tight crew...

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