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 …

Recall Alert: Carter's Zipper Footies.
Carter's has recalled 218,000 infant footies because the zippers can detach, creating a choking hazard. The recall includes eight styles in sizes newborn, 3 months, 6 months, and 9 months, sold from December 2012 through January 2013. For details about the re…
Recall Alert: Trumpette Baby Socks.
Trumpette has recalled about 33,000 pairs of "Hearts" and "Aubree's" style baby socks sold from December 2012 through February 2013. The bow and flower decorations can detach, causing a choking hazard. For details, including a brilliant (ahem) remedy idea (re…
Sample Sale Alert: DwellStudio

DwellStudio will be hosting a sample sale from Thursday, May 12 through Sunday, May 15th: up to 70 percent off baby, kids, and home products. 60 Grand St., between West Broadway and Wooster Sts.; 10am-8pm daily.

If you need a laugh—or a reminder that you aren't alone in your nightly bedtime battles—flip through a copy of Go the F**k to Sleep. There's a PDF version of the book making the rounds on email. But if you want a hard copy of your own…