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 …
Television news anchor and brand-new mom
As a morning news anchor at NECN, Bridget Blythe is used to early wakeup calls. But her new alarm clock doesn’t buzz when news breaks (unless the news is a hungry baby). Blythe is a new mom to 2-month-old daughter, … Co…
New styles from Gunapod
We've been fans of Gunapod sleep sacks for a long time—and not just because they were created by a Boston mom. The extra-soft, easy-to-get-into snugglers fasten with four convenient zippers to allow for easy bundling. A…
Professional stylist, spa owner, author, and Boston mom
In an ideal world, we’d get downtime, a sitter, and a service (or two) at Gretta Monahan’s spa, Grettacole. Monahan, a local mom, is also the resident style expert for the Rachael Ray Show—so she knows a thing or two … …
The best local picks for beach babies
We’re counting the minutes until beach weather arrives in earnest. Until it does, we can shop for it. Here are some summery suggestions for little ones, from the best baby shops in town. Tiny Hanger (14 Pleasant St., Br…
RH Baby & Child opens in Boston
It just got easier to spend a lot of money on baby stuff in the Back Bay. Restoration Hardware launched its first-ever RH Baby & Child Gallery on the East Coast. The shop carries nursery furniture in RH’s classics-made-…
Dutch label Kidscase arrives at Hatched
We were happy to discover Kidscase clothes at Jamaica Plain’s eco-friendly boutique Hatched earlier this month; it's the only store in Boston selling these 100 percent organic dresses, rompers, and comfy basics from Hol…
Project Nursery: Boston event at Magic Beans

Outfitting a nursery isn’t exactly intuitive—especially for first-time moms wondering, What’s crucial? What’s superfluous? And…Will it look good? Get answers this weekend at Magic Beans.