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Spilling the Beans

  • Phil & Teds Dash is back
    January 14, 2009

    Phil & Teds Dash is back

    After a very rocky start, the Dash stroller is back in stores (including ours). Preliminary reports are very good, and in spite of it all, the Dash remains my favorite of the four Phil & Teds models. There have been...

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  • January 8, 2009

    Bib-away, give-away

    Ah, the bib. So small but so important. Bebe Au Lait has a revolutionary new design that I love. It’s a reversible bib with a magnetic closure, and there are two large surfaces that overlap when the bib is closed....

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  • January 8, 2009

    Tweet, tweet

    I’ve joined the wonderful world of Twitter. If you’ve never heard of it, Twitter is an interesting online service that allows users to post regular updates using 140 characters or less. You can choose to “follow” other users and see...

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  • Four Wheel Buzz Debuts
    January 8, 2009

    Four Wheel Buzz Debuts

    We’ve just received the new, four-wheel version of the Quinny Buzz. So now, if you’ve been paying attention, your question is probably, “what’s the difference between 3 wheels and 4?” Sometimes a wheel is just a wheel. Word on the...

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  • December 31, 2008

    What a way to ring in the new year…

    I just saw this great news – the legislature in Massachusetts today approved a bill that will protect a woman’s right to breastfeed in public. We had talked about this quite a bit after my Amtrak debacle, and I know...

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  • Quadrilla for my kids (and me)
    December 30, 2008

    Quadrilla for my kids (and me)

    On the 6th night of Chanukah, my parents gave my 4-year-old daughter a Quadrilla set. These elegant wooden marble runs come with a variety of tracks and connectors to design unlimited configurations. Although I have played with the display sets...

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  • December 23, 2008

    What we’re giving…

    People are always emailing me asking what we’re giving our own kids for the holidays. This year, they each sat down with a copy of our new catalog (did you get one?) and a marker and circled the things they...

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  • December 22, 2008

    Phil & Teds Dash Recalled

    If you’ve been following this story here, you won’t be shocked to hear that the CPSC has formally announced the recall of the Phil & Teds Dash strollers. You can read the bulletin here. Why am I not surprised? Because...

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  • Britax Frontier Voluntary Recall
    December 12, 2008

    Britax Frontier Voluntary Recall

    We got word today that Britax has issued a voluntary recall for some of its Frontier car seats.  All Frontiers manufactured between April 1, 2008 and September 14, 2008 are affected.  Frontiers in the Sahara color are affected if they...

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