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Newborn Tips for Parents – via Ohdeedoh

Bringing a newborn home for the first time can be one of the more anxious moments for new parents.  Our friends over at Ohdeedoh collected their favorite posts on newborns and we just wanted to share. image via Ohdeedoh

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Evian Babies Rapping and Dancing

Over 9 million view on YouTube, and still worth spreading around.

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Simple Mom: How to Save Time and Money Cooking for the Family

Cooking in advance has the serious advantage of saving time and money. You’ll waste less food (especially the perishables), and you’ll save money by doubling up your efforts on the spoils brought home from the store. It’s also healthier, because you won’t need to buy convenience foods that are chock full of MSG, preservatives, sodium, […]

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Spill-proof Travel Mugs by Contigo

These Contigo travel mugs are guaranteed to be spill-proof.  Find out if they pass the mother test over at Car & Caboodle.

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Lovely Outdoor Playhouse from Sweden

  I think this outdoor hideaway would make a perfect kid’s playroom.  See how it was built over at design*sponge.

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Follow Our Weekend at the Dwell on Design Show

dwell on design @ los angeles Coochicoos is at the Dwell on Design Show (@dwellondesign) this weekend at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  Visit us in the Modern Family Lounge and see the latest children’s books from Chronicle Books, and furnishings from Boodalee, notNeutral, Wallcandy Arts, and Monte Design. Update: See our slides from Sunday […]

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Car Camping with the Ford Flex

via Car and Caboodle Last weekend, Ford lent us a Flex for our 5-hour road trip from Los Angeles to Bass Lake near Yosemite National Park.  We’d be “cabin camping,” which is one step below car camping in terms of roughing it:  a bare-bones cabin was provided, so no need for a tent, and meals […]

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Father's Day Gift Ideas via The Cradle

Hilary and Laurie of The Cradle make their favorite Father’s Day Gift Picks in What We Would Get for Our Husbands What to get for the new dad or dad-to-be for Father’s Day? Perhaps our picks will provide some inspiration this June. Here are some gifts that we know our sweethearts would love! Maybe yours […]

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Quick Picks – May 6

Mouse in the House doorstop [LMNOP] Something kids might say – "Sometimes I pretend to be normal…" [weheartit] Felt stools at Milan Furniture Fair [inhabitat] Groovy 3D animation short  "Mika’s Marshmallow Train" [PandaPanther] Children’s Chairs poster [swissmiss] 2009 Cadillac Escalade Hybrid family car review [Car & Caboodle] Kid’s Shopping – Isabelle in Paris with Christiane […]

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Etsy Find: Dreaming Spires Playhouse

If you’re lucky enough to live within 100 kilometers of Farnham, England (map), then basket maker and willow weaver, Judith Neeham, will deliver her Dreaming Spires Playhouse personally to your home.  Makes me wish for a backyard worthy of…

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Coming Soon: Pure Clean Escape Flick – Disney's Earth

After seeing just the trailer, I’m sure Disney’s new movie Earth will be a great way to forget all about the economy and any other burden I’m carrying for a couple hours.  Releasing on Earth Day – April 22nd. Earth…

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