Whatsa Wagamama?

Whatsa Wagamama?

My mother-in-law spared no opportunity to laud the wondrous and all mighty playpen. Yes, it’s useful when traveling or when you just can’t chase after your wee one any longer. But she relied on it so much with my husband, I’m surprised he...
Jubi: Holy Sheet

Jubi: Holy Sheet

Try walking into your local big box store and asking for some solid colored crib sheets. The sales clerk will look at you like you just asked her for some nice razor blades wrapped in barbed wire for your baby to play with. What, no clowns? No farm animals? No...
Preppy, By Way of Bed-Stuy

Preppy, By Way of Bed-Stuy

The argyle for babies just keeps coming our way in new and fun ways. Like this sunny yellow romper from CMP fave label, Sir Hayes. The color is perfectly calibrated to spring you out of your Winter baby wardrobe blahs, and the argyle print has just enough irony,...
Rock On, Little Girls

Rock On, Little Girls

I’ve got a 2.5 year-old girl who can identify Bob Dylan by sight, jumps up and down when she hears They Might Be Giants on the radio, and tells everyone she knows that she wants to be a drummer. Needless to say I find it wee bit annoying when kids boutiques have...
Baby Slings With a Backstory

Baby Slings With a Backstory

I’m all for babywearing, and not just because it keeps my baby secure and happy. Frankly, I’m more selfish than that, and slinging my baby frees up my hands so that I can do other things. Oh okay, the sling hides my flabby postpartum stomach.  But...
Cozy Cuts, Now Coming To a Bathtub Near You

Cozy Cuts, Now Coming To a Bathtub Near You

One of the happy places for NYC moms is the chain of Cozy’s Cuts for Kids, the kind of salon that feels more Peewee’s Playhouse than barber shop. But what’s especially appealing to parents – besides the fact that your kid doesn’t mind...
Happy Birthday, You Little Rat

Happy Birthday, You Little Rat

We’re big fans of Chinese zodiac-themed items for unique baby gifts. Although let’s face it, this lunar year being the year of the rat doesn’t inherently provide as many cute options as say, the year of the monkey or the year of the pig. One gift...

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