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  • OXO Tot debuts
    September 22, 2009

    OXO Tot debuts

    To our friends at Boon, Skip Hop and Thermos: get your game on. OXO is a-coming. Beloved by millions for their appealingly chunky designs, and modern, affordable approach to utilitarian kitchen gadgetry, OXO is expanding into the juvenile market in...

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  • Grass by Boon
    September 15, 2009

    Grass by Boon

    Count on those imaginative designers at Boon to come up with this clever idea for a countertop drying rack. The blades of grass are both flexible and strong, and as bottles dry, the water drains into the removable tray below....

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  • August 4, 2009

    10 things I love about breastfeeding

    When I was pregnant with my first baby, someone asked me if I would breastfeed. “I guess so,” I replied. My mother, within earshot, shrilled “you guess so??” And this was how I learned that I actually come from a...

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  • Day 31 – Svan High Chair (and 5 others)
    July 31, 2009

    Day 31 – Svan High Chair (and 5 others)

    July has flown by, in spite of 31 late nights. Your comments every day have been far more energizing than any caffeinated beverage. It’s hard to believe today’s our last day, but it’s a good one. We’re giving away 6...

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  • Day 23 – Stokke Tripp Trapp
    July 23, 2009

    Day 23 – Stokke Tripp Trapp

    In the general course of having three children, I get to use a lot of our products on a daily basis. But the Tripp Trapp is undoubtedly the one we use the most. It is very possibly my favorite product...

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  • Is that a tray for a Stokke Tripp Trapp??
    June 16, 2009

    Is that a tray for a Stokke Tripp Trapp??

    Why yes, it is. For about as long as the Stokke Tripp Trapp chair has been in existence, American parents have been begging for a tray. Stokke has resisted, saying that the whole point of a Tripp Trapp is to...

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  • May 6, 2009

    Chicco 360 Rotating Hook-On Chair

    Check out the new 360 Rotating Hook-on Chair from Chicco – it’s a hook-on chair for countertops and tables that solves the ergonomic challenge of trying to feed a baby who is facing the wrong direction. Nicely done, Chicco. The...

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  • Valco Astro-nomic giveaway
    March 17, 2009

    Valco Astro-nomic giveaway

    Valco Baby has just introduced the right high chair at the right price at the right time. The Astro High Chair is a simple, lightweight, folding high chair that’s an amazing value at $150. A little while ago, we had...

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  • October 28, 2008

    Breastfeeding in public – you can help.

    Many of you have emailed me after reading my Amtrak story to ask whether there are laws in Massachusetts that protect women breastfeeding in public. As it turns out, there are not. But there is legislation in progress. From what...

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