Posts Tagged ‘ New Parents ’

Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

September 13, 2011    |    By +
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Pregnancy Trend: Babymoons?

  Here at Gifts, we like to pride ourselves on keeping up with the trends, but somehow this one completely flew under our radar: Babymoons. We’ve all heard of Push Presents, where new Moms get something special just for them after giving birth, but what about celebrating before the baby arrives? The term has... Read more »


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The Piggyback Rider for Active Parents

August 25, 2011    |    By +
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The Piggyback Rider for Active Parents

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Angela Ishmael of Swanky Moms

August 11, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Angela Ishmael of Swanky Moms

Angela is the Community Manager of SwankyMoms.com. When she’s not busy blogging, you will find her hand in hand with her husband teaching kids in the slums of Nairobi or building homes in the hills of Mexico. Angela and her husband are expecting their first baby girl this fall! It will be their greatest... Read more »


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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

July 13, 2011    |    By +
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Guest Guru: Melissa Chapman of The Staten Island Family

Melissa Chapman is one busy lady! She regularly blogs about her marriage, family life,  and everything in between at Married My Sugar Daddy and The Staten Island Family. In addition, you can find her work in ABC News, Momtourage, Lifetime Moms, Babble, The Washington Post, Time Out NY Kids and iVillage. So it’s safe to... Read more »


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Learn Some New TRYX

April 13, 2011    |    By +
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Learn Some New TRYX

Last week I attended the TRYX OUT: NYC launch party for the new TRYX camera by Casio. Many times companies focus a lot more on the “launch” than the “party”, but when Nicki Minaj and The Roots help to announce the very cool TRYX camera to the world, it’s safe to say there was... Read more »


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2011 Cribsie Awards

March 30, 2011    |    By +
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2011 Cribsie Awards

When it comes to buying baby and parenting gear as a gift,  it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of products that are on the market today. How does one know if it’s a quality product, if it’s safe or if the parents will actually find it useful? Whether you’re going off... Read more »


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A Practical Gift for Parents

February 28, 2011    |    By +
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A Practical Gift for Parents

Is March 15th circled on your calendar? Granted, it’s not a gift-able holiday, but it is a quirky day you might want to pay attention to. March 15th is the day your tax-advantaged flexible spending accounts will reset. So, there’s a chance if you have an FSA, you may have some funds that you... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.