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Follow up that Leeds: Singer’s new album is a tribute to Kings County

New & Noteworthy: The latest album from the irrepressible Williamsburg singer-songwriter Joanie Leeds, “Brooklyn Baby!,” is inspired by her hometown with new songs such as “Subway,” “Stoop,” “Pizza,” and “Shayne Punim.” Read more…

Game changer: Portable diaper changing station helps out dads

New & Noteworthy: Two mompreneurs have created a portable diaper changing table that can be hung on the doors of bathroom stalls. Read more…

Spice up playtime: Taco trucks are a colorful alternative to typical playhouses

New & Noteworthy: A Brooklyn-based designer has created a line of realistic-looking, cardboard truck playhouses that fire up the imaginations of city kids as they serve up ice cream cones and tacos to their salivating customers. Read more…

Here comes the son: New book spotlights ‘The Ring Bearer’

New & Noteworthy: Floyd Cooper’s latest children’s book, “The Ring Bearer,” is a lovely story about a young boy who rises to the occasion with the help of his new step-father and quick-thinking grandfather. Read more…

Go cubbing: What to wear on Mother’s Day

New & Noteworthy: The mommy-and-me Mama Bear-Baby Bear T-shirts from The Oyster’s Pearl shop on Etsy are casually cool for a comfy Mother’s Day celebration. Read more…

Belly laughs: An irreverent activity book for expectant moms

New & Noteworthy: Jordan Reid and Erin Williams have teemed up to write “The Big Fat Activity Book for Pregnant People” and it’s a humorous Mother’s Day gift for women who are in a stressful situation. Read more…

Organic juices make a splash

New & Noteworthy: Planet Fuel’s new line of organic juice blends are great for kids because they have less sugar, and their recyclable aluminum cans are better for the Earth than juice boxes and pouches. Read more…

Snoring stories: New picture books for bedtime from Kate McMullan and Mylisa Larsen

New & Noteworthy: “If I Were a Kangaroo” and “Mama’s Kisses” are two books that Moms won’t mind reading over and over again to their young children. Read more…

A hunting we will go

New & Noteworthy: She will float above the Easter egg hunt crowd in this David Charles ivory tulle dress that’s blooming with pale pink wisteria blossoms. Read more…

Time to NOSH!

New & Noteworthy: When they’re ready for solid food, babies enjoy sinking their gums into the new teething wafers from NOSH! Munchables, available in combinations such as sweet pomegranate and blueberry or savory broccoli, pear, and kale. Read more…

Dinosaurs return

New & Noteworthy: Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Laurie Berkner’s popular “We are the Dinosaurs” song with an a-roar-able picture book published by Simon and Schuster this month. Read more…

Number one math app

New & Noteworthy: The set of handsome wood numbers from Marbotic can be used with three of its iPad apps for hours of educational play. Read more…

Country music for city kids

New & Noteworthy: Every kid-folk song on “Best of Hullabaloo: Volume Two” delights children and parents alike. Read more…

Eat your heart out

New & Noteworthy: CucinaPro’s Heart-shaped Waffle Maker helps you cook up a ticker-warming Valentine’s Day breakfast. Read more…

Barker’s flower power

New & Noteworthy: With the new “Flower Fairies Coloring Book,” children of all ages can marvel at the fantastic world of Cicely Mary Barker while they color her classic illustrations of flowers and the fairies that cavort around them. Read more…

Say ‘yes’ to ‘Nope!’

New & Noteworthy: Nationally syndicated cartoonist Drew Sheneman has created a hilariously charming picture book, “Nope!,” about a baby bird whose feathers are ruffled by the idea of leaving the nest. Read more…
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