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December 21st, 2015 I’m The Christmas Turkey


A Christmas Birthday By Erin Reho Pelias, ZukaBaby owner and Christmas birthday baby My grandmother remembers getting the phone call on Christmas morning that my mom wasn’t going to make it to dinner because she was headed to the hospital.  Grandma’s turkey didn’t make it into the oven either- I guess I was the Christmas turkey!   I […]

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December 15th, 2015 To Grandmother’s House We Go: Flying for the Holidays

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by Rachel Crosbie Ferguson, ZukaBaby Sales Consultant & Merchandise Transportation Expert For almost a decade I have been making the journey from New Orleans to New Jersey for the holidays. As a student this meant strapping my giant laptop bag across my chest and carrying the fancy Coach overnight bag my Grandmother gave me when […]

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December 8th, 2015 Our Favorite Books To Give (and get!)

Mother And Daughter Reading At Fire Place On Christmas Eve

By Jen, Director of Communications & Special Events Books make the best gifts!  They never expire, travel well, and ship inexpensively, and with no batteries required, are sure to be a parent- pleaser as well. Get your lap and gift wrap ready.  We’ve compiled a list of some of our holiday favorites for all ages. […]

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December 2nd, 2015 8 Days, 8 Bonus Points, 8+ Gift Ideas for $25 or Less

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Hanukkah starts December 6, with Winter Solstice, Christmas and Kwanzaa just around the corner. Whichever holiday adventure(s) you choose, here are 8 Budget-Friendly Gift Ideas plus a special offer to kick off the gift-giving season. by: Betsy Becker This Sunday marks the first night of Hanukkah. What is this Festival of Lights all about? In […]

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November 24th, 2015 Last-Minute Recipes for Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving & Holiday Potluck

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By : Kimberly Davis, Social Media Manager My favorite time of the year is Thanksgiving- food, football and family. But what if you can’t fly home to     see your family? It’s especially hard when you have a new baby. When I meet parents in the city, they’re usually from another state. Flying during […]

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November 18th, 2015 Something New Just for You! A Modern Parenting Collective

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Have you heard the news?  ZukaBaby on Magazine St. moved.  But more than move we have partnered with KINDRED Studios and we are building a new business model just for YOU… This exciting new partnership is a serendipitous, divine and inspired joining of like minds to serve new families of the greater New Orleans area. […]

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November 11th, 2015 The Phone Call That Helped Me Survive My First Year of Motherhood

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by: Jen Fultz The beauty of being a mama [of a 2-year old] now  is that I have no reservations about being completely and utterly honest about my experiences in this new role.  It was hard. Still is. I’ve always had anxiety, since I was in high school, the roots of which run deep, so […]

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November 4th, 2015 Getting On the Meal Train


If you ask us, one of the best gifts you can give new parents is the gift of a nourishing meal that they don’t need to cook themselves. (They’ve got other fish to fry, so to speak.) Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite, healthy, easy recipes for gifting new parents, and for our […]

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October 28th, 2015 Multi-Tasking Clothes, a Coupon & A Cookie


A few weeks ago, we introduced our favorite money-saving, multi-tasking baby products. This week, we’re focusing on multi-tasking wardrobe staples for mom, including a special offer. Here are five ways to comfortably transition your pre-pregnancy wardrobe to maternity wear to nursing wear without breaking the bank. NOTE: This post includes previously published material. Have you […]

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October 20th, 2015 Eek-o-friendly! 7 Ways to Go Green and Save Green this Halloween


NOTE: This is an updated version of a previous blog post. If you like to keep things green (and save some green), why stop for Halloween? There are plenty of ways to stay planet-and-wallet friendly, especially when it comes to your little monsters.  Here’s how: Homemade costumes. Instead of spending $20+ on a new Halloween costume […]

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