Category:For Mom’

Contemporary design loves the single flower.

 - by Tracy

picture-1Is there anything cuter than a pudgy palm handing you a just picked bloom? ICFF 2009 recognized this with accessories appreciating the elemental appeal of a lone blossom. Raleigh, North Carolina’s The Other Edge Design Studio turns your coffee cup into art with their Pocket Vase. Stainless spring steel and rubber ensure you’ll always have a place for your little treasure’s treasure.

Japanese designers +d go one further, celebrating the root of the plant, in order to make a point about the origins of our lives. The house, whose motto is “This is a message,” wish everyone a life with plants nearby. Online here. picture-21

Introducing Shannon Mechutan, the new face of Modern Urban Baby

 - by Tracy

Hi everyone, it’s Tracy. Yikes! I apologize profusely for the lack of postings to Modern Urban Baby :< Life has been so hectic over the last 6 months. Between running my other blogs and traveling back and forth to Europe, I haven’t been giving MUB the tender loving care it deserves. Realizing I need help to keep the site going, I have reached out to one of Brooklyn’s most talented modern moms, Shannon Mechutan.

Shannon, who will be signing on as contributing editor, has a rich history in media. And as a new mom to 9 month old Frederica, she has her finger on the pulse of modern baby gadgets, furniture and fashion. I am really excited about this  new partnership and i know you will be too! Shannon will give MUB the attention it deserves, freeing me up to work on the back end of  my blogs. Shannon has a brilliant eye for design and I think you will really enjoying reading all about her new discoveries.

Over the next couple weeks you’ll see some transitioning take place as we settle  Shannon into her new web space. So stick with us readers!! We promise we’ll have lots of exciting new content for you very soon. If you would like to email Shannon new products or ideas you’d like her to feature click here. Or if you’d just like to say hello, drop her a line.  I know she would love to meet her new readers!

Thanks so much readers! I really appreciate your support as MUB continues to develop. And while you won’t see too much of me on MUB in the future, I will still be working in the background so you never know when I may be popping in to say hello. If you are interested in advertising opportunities you can click
here to reach me. Thanks again for your support!

The Ecoist Confetti Diaper Bag

 - by Tracy


The Ecoist Mega Confetti Bag is made from a mix of candy wrappers, food packages, and soda labels. A colorful and fun over-sized bag from an environmentally friendly company. The Ecoist will plants a tree for every bag sold!

Making Room for Baby in Your Home Office.

 - by Tracy

We pulled this adorable office setup off of one of our favorite blogs UnClutterer. A small desk in the corner of your home office can provide your children with a place to play giving you the opportunity to answer a few emails while keeping an eye on the kids.

Looking for a few ideas? Here are just a few desks we like:

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Sprout Rocker Helps Alleviate Back Pain for Moms-to-Be.

 - by Tracy

 Moms-to-Be’s posture takes a real beating during pregnancy. The extra weight they carry can really throw the whole spine out of alignment. The good folks at Knoend, makers of the Bean Rocker series, designed the Sprout Rocker to help maintain back curvature and relieve pressure from the belly. The gentle rocking motion can help alleviate some of the muscle aches a that come along with pregnancy. Made with organic cotton and FSC certified wood, Sprout Rocker is not only gentle to your body but to your surroundings as well.

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