Mockingbird carries the good stuff
There's a noticeable void of baby shops in Charlestown. Or at least there was. Mockingbird Baby & Maternity  opened last month on Main Street, stocking a slew of great things for expecting moms and babies. It's owned by…
Style advice from a local fashion maven
It's a good week if we can spend some time exercising (and lounging) in Cibeline Sariano’s fab yoga line, Ena. Sariano has serious style, not to mention an adorable 22-month-old girl. So our Boston editor caught up with…
Where to find the best sprinkler shoes 
Water shoes top the list of toddler kicks that should be properly fitted. So we've rounded up the stores around town stocking our favorite waterproof numbers—because sprinkler (and beach, and pool) season is almost here…
Carousel Kids to open at The Street
You know you want a Moncler stroller blanket. On April 15th, Carousel Kids is set to open at The Street in Chestnut Hill, and we hear the designer kids' boutique will be the only store in the state stocking baby … Conti…
Our favorite spring shoes for toddlers on the move
Sockless weather is almost here. Woo-hoo! For comfy, durable basics, Tadpole owner Dave Hauck loves See Kai Run—"a great mix of design and function.” The store carries the full line, like this cute Mary Jane sneaker ($3…
Boston’s top baby shops pick their favorite spring clothes
Though winter still has some legs, we’re beyond ready to shop for spring. Here, local shop owners and buyers chime in on some of their faves for the new season. At Jamaica Plain’s Hatched, owner Liz Vittori Koch is all …
Baby fashion with literary flair
Eric Carle is one of the best children’s authors out there. And there's no shortage of The Very Hungry Caterpillar licensed products. But the latest—infantwear—are especially cute: check out the strawberries playsuit ($…
Tadpole opens a design showroom
Designing the nursery just got a little easier. South End baby boutique Tadpole has officially opened a well-edited furniture showroom on its lower level. It’s not huge (500 square feet), but it’s packed with some of th…
Salons that cater to squirmy clients
Haircuts aren't all that popular with the toddler crowd. It helps if the salon offers distractions—and a staff that can cut with lighting speed while managing a meltdown. Here are a few of Boston's best.   Clarendon Bar…
Time to stock up on winter gear
That first blast of snow this week was a reality check: our toddlers need winter essentials. Like, now. Here's where you can find everything you need.    Tiny Hanger (14 Pleasant St., Brookline) has a huge selection of …