The web destinations we couldn’t live without
Leave the scented candles, flowers, and breakfast in bed to dad and the kids — this year, the most valuable Mother’s Day gift we can give is our cheat sheet to the web. These sites and social media accounts just … Conti…
Keep your family as healthy as possible
Ready or not, it’s here. . . cold and flu season. Ick. While it’s tough to control what goes on at preschool or on the playground, there’s plenty you can do at home to prevent (and if you have to, … Continued
Troubleshooting a common potty training challenge
There is a fairly reliable path to potty training success. But of course there can be pitfalls along the way. Dr. Aliza Pressman of Seedlings Group has seen ‘em all—including the toddler who knows the drill, but asks fo…
Pumps and Bottles 101
Pumping is all kinds of crazy. But you'll get into a rhythm, we promise. (You may even start hearing the grating rhythm of your pump in your subconscious. But that's another story.) We asked lactation educator Amanda Co…
When the topic is breast milk, not all mom chats are exactly accurate. We've asked a few of our go-to experts to clarify the truths and identify the biggest misconceptions about liquid gold. THE MYTHS Newborns need form…
Test-driving CYBEX’s hot new wheels.
There’s no questioning the aesthetic merits of the German-designed CYBEX PRIAM. But to find out if the luxe stroller’s performance lives up to its looks, our Editorial Director put it to the test. Cruising suburban stre…
(And if you can get it for free, even better)
A breast pump should allow a new mom to continue to successfully breastfeed while easing back into post-baby business as usual. We turned to Amanda Cole of NYC’s Yummy Mummy for some guidance on choosing the best pump f…
How to boost your supply
The top-of-mind concern for most breastfeeding moms is, “Is my baby getting the right amount of milk?” Here’s how to gauge your production level, and how to increase your supply if needed. Bottoms up, baby. How much is …
Fresh looks for baby's room
Pinterest can only take you so far. For an inside track to the year’s coolest nursery design trends, we turned to Project Nursery’s Melisa Fluhr and Pam Ginocchio, who always know what’s hot, and how to get the look. Co…
Helpful resources, sanity breaks, and social media handles you won’t want to miss
Becoming a parent changes everything—routines, attitudes . . . your browser history. You’ll want to update your “Bookmarks” tab and Instagram feed accordingly. Here’s what we’re scrolling, reading, and retweeting. 1. Of…
25 companies doing it right
In honor of Valentine's Day, it's time for our annual "Brands We Heart" issue—a heart-felt homage to 25 great companies and the reasons they make us feel warm and fuzzy. 1. Clek for enabling us to fit three-across in th…
 Hot topics in parenting for the new year
Welcome to 2014! As always, we've resolved to stay on top of new products, intriguing research, and big trends in the parenting world. So we're grateful that our experts have weighed in on the most buzz-worthy subjects …
Modern ways to preserve the early moments

Thanks to smartphones, it’s easy to capture every giggle. Here are a few ideas for what to do with all those jpegs and video clips—beyond the Facebook feed.

Amy Atlas shares her favorite mini-shower themes

Seems like “sprinkles” (mini showers for a second- or third-time mom) are here to stay. So we asked Sweets Stylist and event-planning pro Amy Atlas to give us the lowdown on the trend—and ideas for pulling …

Our favorite baby stuff from indie designers around the country

Chains and big brands can be wonderfully reliable for baby staples, but it’s just so satisfying to find amazing gear—that no one else has—handcrafted by a designer who’s doing it on her own. We looked from …