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Live In Santa Monica? Join Us & Take The Bugaboo Runner For A Test-Drive!

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We’ve been drooling over the 2015 Bugaboo Runner ever since it strolled onto the scene this spring. And can you blame us? The chic stroller takes morning jogs and afternoon runs to the next level, with its sleek look, smooth ride, and one-base-fits-all design that allows you to easily snap any Bugaboo seat into its frame. (Pretty genius, huh?)

That’s why we’re super psyched to be teaming up with our friends at Bugaboo this weekend, for a family-friendly event in honor of the Bugaboo Runner  — and we want you to come join us! Live near Santa Monica, California? Swing by Santa Monica Place Courtyard from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and take the Bugaboo Runner for a test drive! Stroller experts will be on-hand to give in-person demos and answer any questions you may have about the Runner’s many perks. More »

9 Months

Expecting? We've got some great advice to prepare you for your pregnancy and the birth of your child.

13 Summer-Inspired Baby Names That Are Full Of Sunshine

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Summer solstice, long sunny days… the perfect inspiration for a cheerful, sun-drenched name for your summertime babe. These monickers range from baby names that literally mean sun (like the French Soleilto ancient sun gods from various cultures. More »

Nursing Know-How

Start your breastfeeding off right with helpful information from non-profit Best for Babes.

10 Breastfeeding Perks We Bet You Didn’t Know

10 Breastfeeding Perks We Bet You Didn't Know

Think you’ve heard it all when it comes to the added bonuses of breastfeeding? Think again. Thanks to an increased awareness over the last 10 years, plus a ton of new studies done on the subject, the benefits just keep piling up.

Here are 10 of the most eye-opening benefits we’ve heard yet. Prepare to be amazed… More »

City Mom

Learn strategies for navigating public transportation, crowded streets and small living spaces from Manhattan mom Monica Storch.

Meet The Space-Saving Stroller That Takes Traveling With Baby To The Next Level

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Any newbie mom or dad will tell you that traveling with a baby in tow can be all sorts of stressful. For one, there’s all that stuff you have to remember to bring along now. Did you pack enough diapers? Got an extra change of clothes, just in case? And whatever you do, don’t forget the lovey. But then there’s the little matter of having the right gear — specifically, your stroller. Especially in those early days, wherever baby goes, your stroller will likely go, and having one that makes getting there easier is of primo importance. The innovative and travel-friendly BabyZen Yoyo Stroller is here to help with all of that. It’s specially designed to make traveling with baby a whole lot simpler — whether you’re running some quick errands or hopping on a plane. Allow us to introduce you… More »

Healthy Home

Build a healthy environment for your baby with practical and easy tips from national nonprofit Healthy Child Healthy World.

7 Baby Food Recipes So Good You’ll Want to Save Some for Yourself

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That first year of parenthood sure turns you into a pro with lots of unlikely new skill sets. Just give yourself a couple of months, and you’ll be pulling off one-handed diaper changes, swaddling with the best of ‘em, and whipping up your own delicious baby food in 5 minutes flat.

If that last part sounds totally daunting right now, don’t worry – we’ll get you there soon enough.

First thing’s first: get thee to a baby food processor. Preferably, one that pulls double (and even triple) duty. Our pick: the Beaba Babycook Pro, which lets you to steam, cook, and puree all in one unit, with the push of a button.
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Parent Talk

Get tips from the trenches with this information-packed blog from the authors of The Rookie Mom's Handbook and Stuff Every Mom Should Know, Heather Flett and Whitney Moss.

How To Kill Time While Breastfeeding — And Get Smarter While You’re At It

Breastfeeding tricks to pass the time

There are some definite perks to breastfeeding that go way beyond the obvious nutritional and bonding benefits. But, let’s admit it, there are also some not-so-great parts about the whole thing. For starters, it can get a bit boring and sometimes, even isolating. I used to feel absolutely ‘banished’ when I would go into a quiet room with my beloved newborn for 45-effing-minutes per side during a party or event. I was so sad to miss out.

But this post is not about enjoying your lovebug for every second (which you still should do!). It’s more about how to cool things you can do on your smartphone or tablet to pass the time and build your brain a little in the process. More »

Hip Baby

Get fun fashion advice from blogger Nadia Carriere for the 40 weeks before and after your baby is born.

This New 2-in-1 Baby Bed from Oeuf is an Absolute Dream…

Oeuf Fawn Crib & Bassinet System

It’s not every day we fall in love with with a new baby product. (In fact, we’re pretty picky when it comes to what we sell – just check out our criteria.) But when we first laid eyes on the brand-new Fawn Crib & Bassinet System from Oeuf, we new it was something special.
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Grab Bag

What's happening at giggle? Get the latest, learn about promotions, and read posts by some giggle friends and special guests.

Your Top Baby Sleep Questions, Answered

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Can’t get your little one to sleep through the night? Not sure what this “sleep training” thing is all about? This week, pediatric sleep expert Dr. Rebecca Kempton (also known as the Baby Sleep Pro) answers your most commonly asked questions about baby’s sleep problems. Here’s what moms and dads want to know most:

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