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giggle Chat: Nursery Work’s Senior Designer, Matthew Grayson


Nurseries can look stunning and with the help of Nursery Works, they often do. Their designs are ultra-chic and look at home in any trendy and modern nursery. When it comes to raising the bar in design, quality, and functionality, Nursery Works’ collection really thrives. We sat down with Senior Designer, Matthew Grayson, to talk about his role at Nursery Works and what goes into his designs. 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


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.

6 Tips for Heading Back to Work as a Nursing Mom

breastmilk cooler

Heading back to work after having a baby is difficult for many new parents, and especially if you’re nursing. There are many ways to ease the transition, while maintaining your feeding schedule. We spoke with working & breastfeeding expert, Jessica Shortall, who shares tips from her new book, Work. Pump. Repeat., to help you bridge the gap of being a new nursing mom at work. 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


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.

Prepare Your Own Baby Food at Home with These Recipes


Cooking up baby food at home is easier than you think. Plus, it’s economical. Instead of purchasing pre-made baby food off the store shelves, why not try it at home? All you need is a tool like a baby food processor and steamer to properly mix your items to the right consistency.

Choose fresh fruits and veggies and use them within a couple of days to maximize the amount of vitamins absorbed.. To get the freshest items, buy when in season. If there’s something you’re interested in cooking up, use frozen fruits and veggies.

Here are some recipes to get you started: More »

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.

5 Modern Ideas for a First Birthday Celebration

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I have always envied my friend Christine, who honored her child’s first birthday by throwing a dinner party after he was asleep in bed. In Christine’s case, her parents live on the other side of the country and wouldn’t have been able to travel to the first birthday due to age. I, on the other hand, have a horde of parents, stepparents, and siblings who saved the date to attend my baby’s first birthday party. (And I had to be prepared for that; we had more than 20 people at our house celebrating our son’s first year!)

Every situation is different and only you know will work best you. Before throwing a party, take into account whether you have a home or apartment, the size of your guest list, and the time of year in which your child’s birthday falls. With that in mind, it’s time to start prepping – for a modern party, of courser. Here are some ideas to inspire any modern party. 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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