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Flippin’ Sweet (For Girls)

Stylish shoes for toddlers that are socially responsible, too!


Thanks to for sponsoring this post.Morgan & Milo slip-ons from Shoes are an entire new world of responsibility for parents. From deciding when kids start wearing them, to how many pairs of shoes a growing body needs at a time, to managing where they are, and if they are allowed to be worn in the […]

New skateboard-stroller allows parents to move faster — and be rad.

Quinny Longboard Stroller

Quinny, the stroller folks who brought us the Quinny Buzz and other slick folding strollers, has introduced something new: a longboard stroller. How rad is that? Skater moms, rejoice! Or, at least skaters in the European Union, because currently that’s the only place you can order the product. Quinny is producing a limited run of […]

Toys that get serious play year after year

kid craft rocket dollhouse for boys or girls

This post contains affiliate links. As a young toddler, Holden always had one eye on Julian’s garbage truck toy. Whenever we went for a playdate, he’d seek out this same toy. Each time a birthday or holiday rolled around, he’d ask for his very own garbage truck. I don’t know why I resisted so long (oh yeah […]

Stuff your kid just doesn’t like. Sorry, Pinterest.


Here’s a truth: Parents like things that are pretty to look at, thoughtfully designed, and often free of logos. Kids like bright colors, buttons, bells and whistles, and icons they recognize. These two taste groups often butt heads, and in early parenting, the parent wins. A one-year old does not know she’s been dressed up […]