Passing the Rattle: Children’s store Oh Baby! starts a new chapter

Smocking. Pintucks. French seams. When it comes to Southern baby clothing, it’s all in the details. And those details are precious to Mary Lou James. After 37 years working in food services at Catholic High School, James left the position where she had lovingly become known as “Mama Lou” in 2000 to pursue a new dream. She opened baby and children’s clothing store Oh Baby! that same year, and went from teenage…