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  • June 12, 2007

    Good Logic

    When JJ Cole first showed me their Essentials Bag a few years back, I had one question: Where’s the changing pad? There wasn’t one. What was the logic? I can’t remember exactly how they rationalized it, but it made no...

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  • Diaper Duty
    April 18, 2007

    Diaper Duty

    These days, diaper bags have a lot of pockets, but even so, I still often have to dig to find exactly what I’m looking for. When I saw the Diaper Bag Organizer set from ORE Originals, I thought it was...

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  • March 27, 2007

    Triple Threat?

    Skip Hop has recently introduced their newest innovation, bottle bags. Lined with Thinsulate, and wrapped in classic Skip Hop canvas colors, the bottle bags are an infinitely useful addition to the line. It comes in two sizes, the single and...

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  • First steps made easier
    November 10, 2006

    First steps made easier

    Any parent who has cheered on a new toddler surely remembers the weeks leading up to those first tentative steps. Chances are, you spent a lot of time hunched over, walking behind your baby as she grasped tight to your...

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  • October 11, 2006

    Aging gracefully

    This is the kind of “aha” product that makes you wish you’d thought of it first. How often do you find a half-full jar of baby food in the fridge and wonder how long it’s been sitting there. Instead of...

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  • August 24, 2006

    Essential, meaning you’ve got to have it.

    When JJ Cole introduced their Essentials Bag, the first product in the burgeoning Essentials category, I was dubious. The bag was cute and all, but what did parents need with a diaper bag that offered very limited storage space and...

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  • August 15, 2006

    What they don’t know about women

    It’s ironic, but if you’re looking for a great new diaper bag for women, check out the new line from DadGear. Bolstered by popular demand, the designers who developed the outstanding Diaper Vest and Artist Series Messenger Bag have turned...

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  • June 24, 2006

    Wipe out: Wicked smart sunscreens

    Slathering sunscreen on my squirming children is one of my least favorite rites of summer. Fortunately, this year there are some fantastic new products that have parents everywhere breathing sighs of relief. First, if you’ve watched any TV lately, you’ve...

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  • May 12, 2006

    We’re hooked!

    This is one of the most oft-requested products we’ve never been able to find. Parents are dying to find a way to hook bags onto their strollers. On a Maclaren, or other two-handled model, it’s easy. But on any stroller...

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