Naturepedic® Organic Cotton Ultimate Baby Crib & Toddler Mattress

With a dust mite barrier, it’s also hypoallergenic and meets federal and state flammability requirements without the use of chemical flame retardants, but the waterproof,  2-stage dual firmness surfaces — made of easy-to-clean 100% Polyethylene with organic cotton fill — are what ultimately drew us to this mattress … More Naturepedic® Organic Cotton Ultimate Baby Crib & Toddler Mattress

Honest Soothing Bottom Wash

Just a few sprays of Honest Soothing Bottom Wash has helped us conserve wipes when we’re traveling with a finite supply of the brand we prefer. We found that we could use less wipes than we would normally need for what Honest describes as “extra daunting diaper duty” (more commonly known as a diaper blowout). And product conservation was especially helpful while traveling internationally … More Honest Soothing Bottom Wash

Book Review: Bringing Up Bébé / French Children Don’t Throw Food

Critical American and British reviews of this book abound, and even some sobering French rejoinders. But that’s not to say that Pamela Druckerman is full of sh!t. I still recommend her books for new parents, albeit with a grain of salt, because I do believe there are some valuable French parenting principles that can be implemented across cultures — even if they are not uniquely original concepts … More Book Review: Bringing Up Bébé / French Children Don’t Throw Food


With it’s umbrella stroller-equivalent convenience, the YOYO+ by the French brand, BABYZEN, is some favorite sh!t in our household. With 20 stamps and one foreign visa in Sydney’s passport before she was two years old, we’ve whittled our domestic and international travel down to a science that works for us … More BABYZEN YOYO+

Honest Diapers

Girl crush on Jessica Alba aside, I decided to commit to Honest diapers after thumbing through a September 2016 issue of Allure magazine on a CVS Pharmacy prescription pick-up line just before Sydney was born. Without price comparisons or trial runs with any other diaper brands, one quote from the cover story solidified my decision to enroll in Honest’s online Diaper Bundle membership … More Honest Diapers