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Get Inspired: Drool-Worthy Nurseries, Designed by SISSY+MARLEY


When we teamed up with SISSY+MARLEY this month, we knew we were in for something special. We’ve been eyeing their lush, whimsical nursery makeovers for a while now, and love their penchant for mixing clean furniture design with playful decor. So when our creative team dreamt up an idea for a fun design collaboration=, our minds immediately went to the talented mother-daughter trio behind the designs – Mom, Diana, and daughters, Rachel and Chelsea. Lucky for us, they were more than game.

The challenge? Create several one-of-a-kind nursery looks in our SoHo and Upper East Side stores, using each showroom as their blank canvas. And boy, did they deliver. When we walked through the doors of our SoHo and Lexington Avenue stores this week, we were blown away by how effortlessly each corner was transformed into its own magical dreamland… More »

9 Months

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

Brand New Baby Names: Atom, Hutton, and Swift

Brand New Baby Names

Here’s the beautiful thing about baby names: the well never runs dry.

No matter how many names cycle through Top Ten lists, no matter how many celebrities choose truly outlandish names for their children, there are always more names. Neglected gems from years gone by, novel words never before considered names, imports from abroad.

Need proof? Look no further than the overwhelming response to last week’s Invent a Name Challenge.

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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.

4 Must-Follow Tips for Planning a Baby-Friendly Getaway

4 Must-Follow Tips for Planning a Baby-Friendly Getaway

It’s pretty hard to believe summer’s almost over. (Seriously, where did it go?!) If you’re anything like me, you’re probably looking to ditch your current surrounings right about now while the weather’s still nice. But if this is your first trip with a baby or toddler in tow, not so fast there — you’ve got some major planning to do first.

From choosing the right locale to packing the right gear, any parent will tell you there’s a lot to consider when it comes to traveling with little ones. Here are some of my personal tips I’ve learned along the way: More »

Healthy Home

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

Got a Sweet Tooth? 6 Steps to Healthier (and Safer) Baking


Sometimes it feels as if childhood is one long parade of baked goods starting with teething biscuits and ending with college graduation cake. Along the way, there are rainy day cookies, banana breads, birthday parties, and school bake sales.

Here’s how parents can make sure too much sugar remains the most undesirable item in all of this warm and gooey deliciousness.

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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.

Parenting Blogs You Should Be Reading Right Now

Parenting Blogs You Should Be Reading

I love parenting blogs, and the honest moms and dads who write them, for pulling me out of my own day-to-day experience and sharing their lives with me. In mere moments, I can go from worrying about breastfeeding to laughing about someone else’s exploding diaper fiasco; from cursing the latest nighttime stall tactics of my own kids to nodding in agreement or sniffing back tears at another parent’s experience.

Whatever did our mothers do before the miracles of the Internet?

You may find comfort in writers who are at your same stage of parenting, but whatever you do, I highly encourage you to at least invite these bloggers to your virtual dinner party. Trust me, you’ll be glad you did. More »

Hip Baby

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

One-of-a-Kind Wallpaper Prints for the Nursery


If you’ve been putting off painting the nursery for a while now, you’re definitely not alone. But here’s some good news for you: we may be able to get you of the hook entirely. The wallpaper trend – which has been making a sweet comeback in recent years – is finally starting to hit the nursery scene again in a big way… and so far, we’re really liking what we see.

Our latest loves are from the SISSY+MARLEY for Jill Malek collection, which features hand-screened prints of dancing zebras, bold stripes, pretty rain drops, and more. In fact, we love them so much, we’ve added nine new wallpaper prints to our decor assortment, in lots of pretty, versatile colors that will take your little one’s room way beyond the nursery years.

Feast your eyes on some of our favorites…
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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

Newborn baby sleeping on his back

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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