They'll Be Jumping For Joy.
The Skip Hop Explore & More Jumpscape rewards active babies with lights, sounds, and applause. More than 20 features and toys entertain your little frog, and when he's done moving and grooving, it folds away. $130, available at
Bringing a new baby home the second (or third, or fourth) time around usually isn’t as overwhelming as it was with the first because for the most part you've been there-done that. But when your pack includes a newborn AND a … Continued
A No-Brainer For The Hospital Bag.
The Ultimate Labor & Delivery Kit by Belly Bandit is stocked with goodies from go-to beauty and maternity brands to make l&d as comfortable as possible.  Think fuzzy socks, a lactation bar, and portable cellphone charger.  $69.95, available at…
Let’s Make This Crystal Clear.
Qdos Crystal Baby Gates are made of clear acrylic, allowing kids to see you (and vice versa). Safety’s a given, and the modern design adds to home design, with hardware or pressure-mounted styles available. From $159.95 at
A Tiny Version Of A Cult Fave.
Allbirds has released limited-edition Smallbirds, their iconic merino wool runners for the toddler set. Sizes start at 5T.  $55, available at
Baby, It's A Wrap.
Ergobaby’s new wrap-style carrier, the Aura Baby Wrap, is lightweight, breathable, easy to tie, and sports an integrated pouch. The supportive fabric comes in three colors and allows for serious mama snuggle time. $50, available at
Life After Maternity Leave
Whether it’s 6 weeks, 6 months, or anything in between, every maternity leave has to end (sad face).  Whether you’ve been breast or bottle to this point, it is now time to devise a plan on how your baby will … Continued
Bugaboo's latest collab with Australian lifestyle brand We Are Handsome features limited-edition accessories for the Cameleon3,  Bee5, Donkey and Buffalo strollers in a bold tiger print.  Available exclusively at
It's Big On Convenience, Small On Space.
UPPAbaby’s soon-to-introduced Minu stroller starts as a lightweight reclining stroller with storage galore, and then folds down into an incredibly compact bundle that can fit anywhere or be toted around on a strap. Available spring 2018 from…
It's In The (Incredibly Chic) Bag.
Ju-Ju-Be takes stylish breast pump bags, totes, and accessories to a new level. These machine-washable bags hold everything you need to comfortably pump and can be paired with coordinating accessory packs. From $125, available in November at
The Importance Of Pitching In
Teaching life skills to a toddler is mostly about coaxing them to feed themselves and becoming potty trained. They can do more, though – lots more, and when you tie some chores to money, you’ll be able to set them up to … Continued
You'll Never Look At A Bowl The Same Way Again.
The bowl features a straw insert for cereal or soup slurping, handles to help tiny hands, and both a storage cover and a snack cup top. You'll be reaching for it daily (ok, hourly. Trust us). $14, available at
From cozy Sunday mornings to backyard exploring, Giesswein slippers and shoes are #madeformemories.  This fall, our Scouts and their broods put a whopping 34 pairs of slippers to the family life test.  How did it go? The short answer, really good.  … Continue…
Milkmakers get nursing mamas! They put oats, Brewer's yeast, and flaxseed - ingredients proven to help increase breast milk supply - in their Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookies to give mamas a sweet treat with milk-boosting benefits. $22/10,