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30 vs. Kids

30 vs. Kids

Yesterday, this popped up on my facebook feed, courtesy of Fast Company: Turning 30 described in charts and graphs http://www.thebolditalic.com/articles/6550-turning-30-described-in-charts-and-graphs I immediately sent it to my sister-in-law, whose 30th birthday we had just celebrated the night before. As someone closer to Mid-Thirties than Early-Thirties, I couldn’t help but REALLY relate to so many of the author’s points…. Comfortable shoes, bed by 9pm, what’s on your facebook feed. As I sat there, feeling the next-day effects of TWO light beers, it got me thinking… Could I relate because of my age, or because I have kids?!?!? Both milestones came at once...


Celebrity Gifting & New Mom Glamour

Celebrity gifting is a funny thing. Celebrities are part of the fortunate demographic that can afford and access the latest & greatest, yet they get so many things given to them, for free. It’s understandable that the general public often takes issue with celebrity gifting, yet for an emerging business, gifting could become their greatest marketing tool. All it takes is one tweet or photo to propel a virtually unknown brand into the mainstream. We’ve seen it happen with clothing, jewellery, and of course, baby products. Everything Kate Middleton wears, uses, touches sells out in minutes. We’ve been doing celebrity...


The Beginning And Birth Of The SleepBelt

The Beginning And Birth Of The SleepBelt

It's not news, but let's face it.  Being a new mom is hard.  Incredibly rewarding, but hard.      SleepBelt was born out of the need and desire to make things easier and safer as a new mom.  If you've browsed our site, you know our story - My then 2-week old daughter was napping on my chest, when I took my hands off of her she startled and fell.  Wraps were complicated in the early days (usually just a little too tight or loose, and the knot was always in the wrong spot), carriers were rough on the skin and cumbersome, and...