What’s In a Name?

What’s In a Name?

Our friends at Sk*rt, soon to be known The Website Formerly Known as Sk*rt, are in a bit of a pickle. It seems they want a new name, stat. We suggested Pilot Inspektor but rats, it was already taken. Maybe you have a better idea? Head to their What’s In a Name...
An Organic Carrier With the Soul of a Backpack

An Organic Carrier With the Soul of a Backpack

Back when I was carrying my babies around, if you wanted an earth-friendly choice you could’ve gotten a really ugly hemp sling. If you wanted something earth-friendly in a structured carrier, well, you were completely out of luck. Today’s green moms have...
Laying Down Roots for Mother’s Day

Laying Down Roots for Mother’s Day

Not every mama wants something on Mother’s Day. Plenty of mamas are very happy with just a phone call, a handmade card or a contribution in her name to a decent cause. For that latter group, TreePeople is a great dot-org that does some good in the actual US of...
Simple words. Simple necklace.

Simple words. Simple necklace.

While I’m definitely a sucker for jewelry with lots of bells and whistles (okay, diamonds too), I was surprisingly taken with the simplicity of the concentric circles necklace by Lisa Leonard. The smooth sterling circles hung from a dainty ball...
Feeling Glam in L&D. If That’s Even Possible.

Feeling Glam in L&D. If That’s Even Possible.

In the final weeks of my pregnancies, I was alphabetizing my CDs, scrubbing out the kitchen cabinets, and laundering everything in sight. I most certainly was not thinking about packing my hospital bag. If I’d known about the ready-packed Mom to Be Bags from new...
Go Ask Alice When She’s 10 Feet Tall

Go Ask Alice When She’s 10 Feet Tall

I’ve always had a thing for Lewis Carrol but most of the Alice prints that would be cute for a little girl’s room have a 19th century feel that doesn’t jibe with my modern decor. Then I came across the Tea With White Rabbits print from artist (and...
International Man-Child of Mystery

International Man-Child of Mystery

My daughter regularly has twice as much in her closet as her brother does. But shopping for a boy doesn’t have to be boring anymore, as CMP is constantly assuring you. One more example: mom-run Ochanga, which features boys-only hip international fashions that...

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