Design ideas for boy-and-girl rooms
City parents have plenty of things going for them, but an abundance of space isn't always on that list. Brothers and sisters often end up sharing bedrooms (and we sure hope they're sharing playrooms). Which is all good,…
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 …

Trendy looks for babies and toddlers

No matter what’s happening outside in the real world, warmer weather has arrived in retail land. To get our babies’ wardrobes up to speed, we’ve asked Lisa Wong, Thumbeline‘s LA-based co-founder and buyer, …

25 companies we’re completely in love with

In lieu of the usual Valentine’s Day gift guides and date night ideas, we decided to celebrate the holiday of love by gushing over our favorite brands. And so we present our 2013 list of Brands We Heart.

Tips for designing your nursery with the current “it” graphic

“Honeycomb takes the geometric trend to a whole new level,” say our design experts at Project Nursery, who explain that they’re smitten with its sophistication and graphic flair. “We like to think of it as …

The biggest trends of the year

We are thrilled to announce that the co-founders of Project Nursery have joined the StrollerTraffic panel of experts, as our resident Design Mavens. They’ll be advising us (and you!) on cool finds and emerg…

The top parenting trends and topics for the new year

2013. Wow. Now that the champagne bottles have been recycled, we’re ready to focus on the exciting developments, important health issues, and fun trends we’ll face this year. Here’s what our trusted panel o…

A celebration of the year’s top Scoops

‘Tis the season for taking a break and spending some QT with the family. But before we officially unplug, here’s to the most popular Scoops of 2012.

Pantone names emerald green the hot hue of 2013

There’s always been plenty of green fodder in the baby world. But in light of last week’s announcement that emerald is the official Pantone color of 2013, expect a departure from the usual pastels and mints…

How to make—well, sort of make—this year’s cutest getups

Some moms make their kids’ costumes entirely from scratch. Others buy ‘em on costumeexpress.com. Most of us fall somewhere in the middle. That’s why we like the idea of semi-DIY.

Lil’ Swanky on the five biggest trendlets of the season

As the owner and brilliant buyer behind Lil’ Swanky, Emily Hornstein-Quagliani knows a thing or two about kids’ fashion. We asked her to get us up to speed on the coolest trends for fall—and to give us a sn…

Get fired up for the Olympics with spirited baby gear

The Olympics are almost here, and we’re looking forward to teaching our tots about patriotism, teamwork, and the importance of practice. But if we’re being totally honest here, we’re just as excited to dres…

(And other ways to make your crib look snazzy)

New guidelines released by the American Academy of Pediatrics last fall firmly stated that bumpers should not be used in infants’ cribs. Still, most companies continue to sell their crib bedding as sets, wi…

25 companies we salute

This week the StrollerTraffic editors and scouts are taking a break from expert advice and trend-spotting to tip our hats to the brands we love.