Learn the lingo before lathering up
Terminology can be tricky when it comes to sun protection, and with so many options out there, it’s important to be as educated of a consumer as possible. We’ve done the homework for you — below, the basics of what … Co…
The safest water to mix with formula
We all want the very best when it comes to our babies’ nutrition. Whether you’re supplementing or exclusively formula-feeding, what goes into that bottle matters. The formula you choose is one part of the equation, but …
Relax, this is going to be fun (really).
Before your baby’s first trip to the dentist, erase all of your own negative associations. Dr. Michael King (known to his patients as “Dr. Mike”), is based in Manhattan and is just one of a growing number of pediatric d…
The most important spring cleaning you'll do
Sure, organizing the bookshelves and dresser drawers feels good, but there’s another level of spring cleaning to consider. After a long winter of having the windows shut and heat cranked up, the whole house, and especia…
Deciphering the latest buzzword in nursery speak
If you’ve shopped for a crib mattress or baby bedding in the past year, you’ve likely heard the term breathability thrown around. To get to the bottom of what that really means, we turned to Barry Cik, founder of Nature…
Plus, safer solutions
We can’t say we’re shocked. New studies released this week show that even BPA-free plastics could be harmful to babies’ health. The FDA banned the use of BPA in bottles, sippy cups, and formula packaging back in 2012. 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…
These groups are doing more for moms and kids
If this season’s holiday goals include making giving back a priority, consider an organization that puts families at the forefront. We’re highlighting three that are worth knowing about (and, supporting). For healthy pr…
The best you can do is be prepared
Flu season’s here, and that includes the dreaded (and ultra-contagious) Norovirus, or stomach flu. Hand-washing helps (a lot), but those unavoidable playground and preschool germs run rampant this time of year. We consu…
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…
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…
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…
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 …