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  • Discover your diaper bag: basic diaper bag types and uses
    September 29, 2016

    Discover your diaper bag: basic diaper bag types and uses

    The humble handbag has a rich history, dating back to the earliest known purse, carried by a fashionable fellow known as Ötzi the Iceman. Today, fewer men are carrying purses (although an increasing number are adopting messenger bags and satchels), but women...

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  • Skip Hop wows with bright ideas
    October 5, 2011

    Skip Hop wows with bright ideas

    Skip Hop was showing off a ton of new products at the ABC Show, including one that’s jaw-dropping in its brillance and simplicity. Crib bumpers have been the subject of some scrutiny this year, and many parents are looking for...

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  • March 4, 2011

    Chewbeads to the rescue

    My mother’s jewelry has always mesmerized me. As a baby, even the simplest earrings or rings made my eyes sparkle. A few years back, my mom confessed that while she loves me very much, this girlhood fascination of mine was...

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  • Bugaboo partners with (RED)
    September 15, 2009

    Bugaboo partners with (RED)

    Earlier this summer, our account manager at Bugaboo asked to come to Boston to meet with us to deliver some exciting news in person. Must be a new stroller, we guessed. A double? We were hopeful – even more so...

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  • July 17, 2009

    Day 17 – Go Gaga Slide Diaper Bag

    To get the full story behind our relationship with Go Gaga and founder Jill Cartwright, you’ll have to go back to a post I wrote almost two years ago. At that time, the Slide was little more than a great...

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  • October 24, 2008

    Busted for Breastfeeding on Amtrak

    This is the sort of thing I read about in newspapers, but isn’t supposed to happen to me. But it did. A couple of weeks ago, after spending Rosh Hashanah in New York, we decided to travel back to Boston...

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