Doing diaper duty on a portable changing pad from aden + anais means babies can enjoy softness away from home, too. $20 at
Recall Alert: Playtex Hip Hammock.

Playtex is recalling nearly 350,000 Hip Hammock baby carriers—all models—in the US and Canada, due to 87 reported incidents of breaking buckles. There is no repair kit, only refund details. For more information, visit

Sweetness, In Book Form.

Lorena Siminovich's new picture book, You Know What I Love?, is perfect for ultra-snuggly reading time. $16.99 at

How About A Little Plain Soap And Water?

The FDA has (finally) issued a proposed rule that will require makers of antibacterial soaps and body washes to prove that their products are safe for long-term use. The active ingredients (triclosan and triclocarban) have been linked to health risks such as …