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 …

‘Twas the week before Christmas, and all through the StrollerTraffic office the editors were stirring as they picked their favorite Scoops of the year. Enjoy, and happy holidays to you and yours.   Dashing through the snow In a Manny … Continued

IKEA has recalled about 4 million SMILA-series wall-mounted lamps, sold from July 1999 through May 2013 in star, moon, flower, heart, bug, seashell, and seahorse shapes, because of a strangulation hazard. For details about affected models and how to obtain a …

We're digging Boon's new Fleet stacking boats, which are great for scooping and pouring and floating (and rinsing), take up almost no storage space, won't get moldy, and have little drain holes on top, so you can flip 'em over and make it rain. Pre-order for …