Consider this your healthy-living cheat sheet
Toxic ingredients are bad. Taking care of the Earth is good. Pretty sure we're all in agreement there. The thing is, decoding eco-lingo on labels can be crazy confusing. We turned to our resident healthy living guru, Ch…
The psychology of a temper tantrum
Coping with tantrums may very well be the most challenging part of parenting a toddler. But understanding what’s actually happening in those little minds helps. We consulted Dr. Aliza Pressman of Seedlings Group to lear…
Experts weigh in on the social network’s new Scrapbook feature. 
Facebook has just released Scrapbooks, which allows you to tag your kids’ photos before they’re old enough to have their own accounts, creating a virtual memory book. It's a sweet idea. As it turns out, it's also a path…
6 nifty products for a safer (and less messy) home
Spills, cracks, and boo-boos are all part of the program. And though accidents are inevitable, these five inventions do their part to keep damage at a minimum. Toddlers aren't known for their typing skills. Kid Lid puts…
The fitness rockstar and bi-coastal mom has a hand in many charitable cookie jars
Tracy Anderson is a ball of energy. Having kicked the butts of celebrity moms including Jennifer Lopez, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kim Kardashian, Nicole Richie, and Victoria Beckham, the dance fitness guru is also a mom to Sam A…
The NYC stepmom champions education for girls
As an actress, retailer, and stepmom to Bobby Flay's daughter, Stephanie March keeps herself busy (and well fed). Yet the Law & Order star carves out time to help better the lives of impoverished women and children, mak…
The LA mom advocates for affordable breast cancer screenings
Christina Applegate is damn funny.  The brilliant comedic actress is also mom to 3-year-old Sadie Grace and a passionate advocate of breast cancer awareness, having undergone a double mastectomy herself in 2008. As part…
The NYC mom is all about food, water, and education—for everyone.
Kelly Killoren Bensimon is an influencer. That's for sure. The mom of two teenage girls appeared in three seasons of the Real Housewives of New York City, and always seems to be in the mix out in the Hamptons (in … Cont…
Power struggles, incentives, and what to have on hand
Ah, potty training. When the end of diapers is so near—yet so far. It's really easy to become exasperated during these months, but according to Dr. Aliza Pressman of Seedlings Group, dialing back the emotion is the key …
Security blanket bonding is a good thing
Clearly, little children have a thing for soft blankies. As moms, we find the attachment sweet at times, frustrating at others. We took our questions to Dr. Aliza Pressman of Seedlings Group, who helped us understand th…
The NYC mother advocates for orphans globally
Joining the ranks of of Ivanka Trump, Shoshanna Lonstein-Gruss, and Jessica Alba, Deborra-Lee Furness is StrollerTraffic's Inspired Mom of the Month. Presented by ViaCord, our Inspired Moms series recognizes notable mot…
Choosing toothpaste for tiny teeth
In the current (September 2014) issue of Pediatrics, a new report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) states that "fluoridated toothpaste is recommended for all children, starting at tooth eruption." This shocke…
The bicoastal mom of four helps in every way she can
--photo credit: dailymail.co.uk As a supermodel and television host (America's Got Talent, Project Runway), Heidi Klum is one of the most recognizable moms in America. The gorgeous mother of four young children is also …
Everything you need to know about post-baby nutrition
It can be tough to remember your own dietary needs when you're consumed with feeding a baby. Nutritionist Natalia Stasenko, founder of the New York City practice Tribeca Nutrition, reveals what every new mom should–and …
The LA mom is fighting for (and creating) safer baby products
--Photo courtesy of The Honest Life/Justin Coit For our third installment of Inspired Moms, brought to you by ViaCord, we are tipping our hats to Jessica Alba. Recently, the mother of two has become nearly as famous for…