Here's what to buy the little guys
Now’s the time to update their cold weather duds, and you may as well do it right. With an eye towards the trends, we’ve come up with some of the best finds of the season for your littles. Texture matters. Pediped’s … C…
What’s in store for the chilly season
Zap the Summer's-Over Blues with a little fall shopping for the wee ones. Here's what's trending for autumn. We’re seeing lots of superhero-themed togs, like this printed romper ($90) by Stella McCartney Kids. Also spot…
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…
Strap on something safe for slipping and sliding
Jelly sandals may be cute. And Crocs-style or Native-style slip-ons may be comfy. But there's more to a good toddler water shoe than cute and comfy. For starters, look for grippy, non-slip soles and a closed toe (to pre…
We’re all doing it—so let’s make sure we’re doing it right.
Ordering toddler shoes online sure beats an in-store meltdown. But, “not getting your child fitted properly is doing them a big disservice," warns Manhattan podiatrist Dr. Elisa Kavanagh. As a family doctor (and mother …
. . . 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…