| Jan 20, 2010
| 2:33 PM
About 1.5 million Graco strollers sold at
Wal-Mart, Target and other major retailers are being recalled after some children's fingertips were amputated by hinges on the products.
The recall by Graco Children's Products Inc. includes certain model...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:01 AM
Chicago Moms Blog
The Chicago Moms blog is a collaborative group of moms writing about their lives in Chicago, Ill., where moms endure "El" construction on the way to work, navigate their way into tight parking spots, push strollers through slushy...
| Mar 18, 2011
| 7:49 AM
If you buy used clothes for your kids -- or yourself -- you probably want to be out hitting some of the big resale events in the Chicago area Saturday. Here's a probably-incomplete list:
The Parenthesis Family Center consignment sale in Oak Park. 405 S....
| Mar 26, 2011
| 3:52 PM
The top deals this week in the Sunday Chicago Tribune include a $10 dog food coupon, $10 Build-a-Bear coupon, free toothpaste and toothbrushes at the drug stores, 7-cent bags of Halls, and incentives to buy a Keurig at Target.
| Oct 31, 2010
There are few things as cute as wiggly little kids decked out in high fashion. And Stella McCartney certainly upped the juvenile style bar through her recent Gap collaboration for babies and kids — a collection that served up Beatles-esque...
| Dec 12, 2010
On what would become the worst night of his life, Kyle Maxwell fed his son, Preston, a bottle and rocked the 7-week-old baby to sleep. He put Preston in his crib, took a shower and went to bed.
The next morning, Kyle woke up feeling panicked. Preston...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 6:38 PM
This is the time of year when all varieties of manufacturers begin opening their doors for public warehouse and sample sales, so get that gift list ready and start making your shopping plans.
First, a few tips
We'll focus on sales in Orange County in...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 2:26 PM
Often, the best way to find fun, original holiday gifts is to look locally. Greater Baltimore has a bevy of earnest, thoughtful shops with plenty to offer this season. The 100 clothing, jewelry, home goods, gourmet and gift stores on this list are some of...
| Jul 15, 2010
| 4:37 AM
The government is taking action on dangerous baby cribs. It wants all drop-side cribs taken out of stores, hotels and daycare centers. The CPSC is also proposing to ban the manufacture, sale and resale of the cribs. This comes amid a new recall by Pottery...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 1:38 PM
The dash for cool clothing is heading toward its back-to-school peak, with tennis shoes selling for as little as $9 at Target and American Eagle offering free smart phones to shoppers who try on a pair of jeans.
But the big retailers aren't the only...
| Jan 25, 2011
| 7:54 AM
Recently I was asked for some money-saving tips for teen parents. Although I was well out of my teens (not to mention my 20s) when I had my babies, I have some Frugalista tips for the care and feeding of infants that should be useful to any age parent....