. . . You’ll love that pineapples are the in thing this spring
The prickly fruit has taken over as the trendiest tot motif for spring (and summer)—and these playful picks are the best we've seen. Stella Cove’s pint-sized caftans are beyond. They're also pretty much sold out. So sna…
The style icon has a soft spot for children in need
Rachel Zoe knows how to pull it together. The LA-based stylist has a killer wardrobe and her own blow dry salons (DreamDry)—not to mention impeccably dressed children and a beautiful new maternity collection for Pea in …
Vegan baby essentials
Get pregnant, become hyper aware of food and product labels. That's the natural way of things. Fortunately, it's now so easy to find organic, non-toxic—even sustainably produced baby goods. But vegan? Still a retail cha…
The 5 biggest looks in baby fashion
Spring is this close, and our favorite stores are stocking up. Since babies outgrow their clothes in a hot second, it's fun to keep 'em on trend. Here's what we're seeing for the warm season. ANIMAL PRINTS. Not the sing…
The LA mom helps provide families in need with critical gear
Molly Sims is one gorgeous mom. The Kentucky-born supermodel lives in LA with her husband and equally gorgeous son, Brooks, who is 3. She’s expecting number two—a girl!—in March. As part of our ongoing Inspired Mom seri…
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…
The New It Color, For Babies
The recent announcement that Marsala (as in the wine used for the eponymous chicken dish) is the color of the year hasn't exactly been well-received. But if you want to bring a little of the earthy red hue into baby's ……
Customized décor for baby's room 
A lot of thought goes into naming a baby. And most parents are champing at the bit to emblazon that name all over the nursery. Initial pillows and monogram wall decals are the obvious choices nowadays (and deservedly so…
Flamingos flock to the scene
While owls don't seem to be going anywhere, other "it" animal trendlets (giraffes, hedgehogs) have come and gone. The latest? Flamingos. They're whimsical, colorful, and everywhere we look. Brighten up nursery shelves w…
Melijoe dictates the now looks for autumn
Baby fashion is a silly notion. But man, are we suckers for little ones in trendy togs. To get a head start on the next crop of it looks, we asked the folks at Melijoe to bring us up to … Continued
Fresh ideas for mom jewelry
Initial discs had their moment. Or their decade, rather. But now we're on the hunt for novel ways to flaunt the sweet baby names that mean so much to new mothers. Love and Luck Jewelry has a selection of initial and … C…
The 411 on baby's first walkers
Tiny shoes sure are cute, but once you're past the crib shoe phase and a kid is cruising, footwear needs to be more than cute. There are a lot of opinions out there about the right time to put them … Continued
What's in store for babies and toddlers
While much of the country is still slogging through the toughest winter we can remember, our favorite baby stores have (happily) skipped ahead to spring clothing. To make sure we’re on trend whenever the warm weather fi…
25 companies we adore
Of course we're celebrating our love for our families this Valentine's Day. But we also want to celebrate the innovative, thoughtful companies that keep our families comfortable, healthy, and entertained—and save us tim…
How to inject 2014's hottest hue into baby's room
We're loving radiant orchid, Pantone's pick for this year's color of the year. It's a decidedly girly shade, and a little can go a long way. (A lot goes a long way, too.) It could look fresh with white, sophisticated … …