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Bicycle buses let Dutch kids pedal together to school

March 7th, 2012 at 10:13 pm » Comments (0)

A little more in back! It’s been said that the most important lessons in life are not learned in the classroom, and perhaps in no place is that more true than in the Netherlands where the act of heading to school is itself so enriching. In an age of rising gas prices and skyrocketing cases […]



Taga transforms from bike to stroller in 20 seconds

February 25th, 2012 at 12:34 pm » Comments (0)

Taga Cycling parents usually have to give up their two-wheelers when their first baby arrives, but the Taga could change all that – it’s a a bike that doubles as a stroller! The multitasking bike can be easily switched from a bicycle to a stroller in 20 seconds flat. Designed so that the child is […]



Cocaine on 9 in 10 baby changing stations in the UK

December 21st, 2011 at 11:18 am » Comments (0)

Changing tables are convenient for changing a baby or, apparently, snorting a line. Those baby changing stations found in public bathrooms often look a little suspect when it comes to cleanliness. But of all the things you might imagine would be mucking up the surface, probably cocaine didn’t cross your mind.



Do toddlers need computers to learn?

December 12th, 2011 at 12:28 pm » Comments (0)

Toymakers are hoping to stuff babies’ stockings with kid-size computers. It used to be that all a kid wanted for Christmas was to sit on Santa’s lap. Now, they may get a laptop.  



The amazing origami automatic stroller

December 1st, 2011 at 12:24 am » Comments (0)

Anyone who has dealt with collapsing and reopening a baby stroller knows it can be a real pain. And when you’re a parent trying to juggle kids, bags of baby gear and your shopping, the last thing you want to do is monkey around with a stroller that just won’t collapse properly. The 4Moms company […]



Crazy iPhone cases for all ages

November 30th, 2011 at 11:36 am » Comments (0)

Opena If you can find three examples of anything then you’ve got yourself a trend. So, we feel confident in officially declaring that iPhone cases are most definitely getting more wacky. (Pics)  



My Handy Hold – easy to use child handle keeps children close, parent’s hands free

October 27th, 2011 at 10:31 am » Comments (0)

Featured invention at the DaVinci Inventor Showcase 2011 My Handy Hold is an easy to use child handle that teaches children how to stay close, without constraint, while keeping parent’s hands free. (Pics)  



Evoz turns your iPhone into a baby monitor

September 23rd, 2011 at 8:55 am » Comments (0)

  Evoz The modern baby monitoring system that works over iOS will finally start shipping on October 4th. Evoz is unlike the traditional walkie-talkie-like baby monitors, you don’t need a separate receiver to use the system – you can just use your own iOS devices, like your iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad, to function as […]



Dirty diapers? Knowaste will turn them into roofing material

September 13th, 2011 at 10:28 pm » Comments (0)

A new destination for diapers. For those of us who wince every time a dirty diaper is discarded, take heart: Canadian company Knowaste can now transform those soiled, disposable nappies into roofing material. That’s right, billions of baby-poop gems and even adult ‘accidents’ due to incontinence, are ripe for the picking and destined for our […]



New composting facility dedicated to dirty diapers

July 11th, 2011 at 8:43 am » Comments (0)

Compostable diapers would save mountains from landfills. Articles have been written before about composting dirty diapers, and we got very excited about the news that mushrooms could break down diapers in 2 months, but given that end-of-life disposal options remain limited, and cloth diapers are yet to become the norm, what to do about the […]



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