Our “Secret” for Getting Up to 100% Off

Posted on December 3, 2013
Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone, but we’ve got the secret (okay, it’s not really a secret) to getting great deals, year-round, with a lot less work–forget the crowds, long lines, and cold parking lot overnighters.  We’re bringing back last year’s Black Friday post with a few edits and updates: Now, for […]

10 Tricks to Save Money on Baby Gear

Posted on October 23, 2013
We recently wrote a guest post for And Then We Saved, a great blog about, “How to do a Spending Fast®, saving & making more money, DIY’s, & a lot about living awesomely with less.” The cost of baby gear, even for a minimalist, can add up quickly. These costs are compounded by the fact that […]

We’re More Canadian-Friendly

Posted on September 13, 2013
Once again, our users spoke and we listened.  We’ve added the Canadian provinces and territories and updated the terminology when creating or updating registrant location information.  We have also added the option of “other” for State/Providence/Region of Residence. If you would like to update your State/Providence/Region of Residence, go to the Manage Your Account page (use the […]

Turn Any Bag Into a Diaper Bag With Two Simple Accessories

Posted on August 21, 2013
There are two things that change a “bag” into a “diaper bag.”  The first is the presence of plenty of storage pockets.  The second is a removable portable changing pad.  Luckily, both of these things can be purchased separately, allowing parents to convert any bag or purse into a diaper bag. Step 1: Add Storage […]

Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, Applauded for Not Hiding Post-Pregnancy Belly

Posted on July 26, 2013
Official Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Website Life in Pictures album At the top of the royal baby news after Prince George Alexander Louis of Cambridge made his first public appearance, was the appearance of his mother, who made no attempts to hide her postpartum belly from the world.  Mothers and non-mothers alike are applauding Duchess […]

Amazingly Eloquent Spoken Word by New Mom

Posted on July 9, 2013
Poet and mother, Hollie McNish, speaks out about attitudes towards breastfeeding in public in this powerful spoken word video.  She wrote this poem as a new mother to her daughter, who is now three. From her video description on YouTube: I wrote this poem in a public toilet after my 6 month old baby fell asleep. […]

Talking About Us: Huff Post Green, Prevention Magazine and Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen

Posted on July 1, 2013
We are excited to announce that Huff Post Green, Prevention Magazine and Maria’s Farm Country Kitchen shared Encore Baby Registry with their readers in this great article by Robyn Jasko.  Besides sharing her experience using our site, Robyn has some great eco-friendly tips ranging from paint for the nursery walls to thank you cards: I’m now […]

Quick and Easy Recall Look-Up on the Go

Posted on May 23, 2013
When I bought my used $300 Maclaren Techno XT stroller at a garage sale for $20, the little voice in the back of my mind kept saying, “what if it’s been recalled?”  I went straight to my computer when I got home and found at that it had been!  Luckily, there was a quick and […]

Rethinking Suckable Fruit and Veggie Pouches

Posted on April 1, 2013
Why Suckable Fruit Sucks: The case against giving your kids blended fruit and vegetable pouches, by Melinda Wenner Moyer, is an interesting article about the suckable fruit and veggie pouches that have become a common snack in strollers, car seats, playgrounds, and homes.  The article has some important points about sugar content (a food pouch made of […]

Baby Prep: Start Keeping Track of Baby Changing Tables with Our New App

Posted on February 7, 2013
We are excited to announce that we’ve launched Diaperpedia, a FREE app for diapering and soon-to-be diapering parents everywhere!  It’s available for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Find diaper decks and diaper changing tables when you need them most Add changing table locations for yourself and other parents Rate and review baby changing tables Win! Get entered […]