The celebrity chef and NYC mom advocates for hungry families  
Iron Chef judge, New York restaurateur, and mom to a soon-to-be 3-year-old, Donatella Arpaia Stewart is a major supporter of City Harvest, an organization that feeds New York City's hungry women, children and families b…
DIY chips, smoothies, and edible bouquets
Tis' the season for bell peppers, beets, corn, and cukes—not to mention squash, zucchini, eggplants, green beans, snap peas, carrots, and tomatoes. But despite the colorful, sweet nature of summer veggies, it can be a c…
The LA mom of four raises awareness for children with facial deformities
As our Inspired Mom of the Month, presented by ViaCord, Brooke Burke-Charvet is one busy mama. And not just because she has four kids. The actress has had an extraordinary run of host roles, most recently hosting the Mi…
Everything you need to know before you stock up
Sunscreen labeling requirements have been shifting rapidly (in the consumer's favor). It's a good thing, but a bit difficult to understand. To get as smart as we can before we stock up for the summer, we picked the brai…
Our favorite resources for worries parents.
Every once in a while that "Children of the 80s" email goes around, reminding us that we all grew up riding big wheels with no helmets and sleeping in the way way back of the station wagon on road trips. … Continued
How to deal with constant interruption  
Ask a room full of moms, Who let something slip through the cracks today?, and plenty of hands will raise. When little ones are under foot, chores, tasks, even conversations can take twice as long as in the pre-baby day…
The Hamptons mag editor pushes for literacy
Joining the ranks of Ivanka Trump, Shoshanna Lonstein-Gruss, and Jessica Alba, Hamptons magazine editor-in-chief, Samantha Yanks, is StrollerTraffic's Inspired Mom of the Month. Presented by ViaCord, our Inspired Mom se…
Agave, stevia, and honey—oh my
Kids like sweet stuff (duh). But that doesn't mean we're down with sugar—no matter what Mary Poppins says. And we're not totally sold on "all natural" sugar alternatives either. So we asked nutritionist Amy Shapiro, fou…
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
The New York handbag designer hasn't forgotten Haiti
--Photo by Jason Schmidt Monica Zwirner, the New York handbag designer and mom-of-three has a passion: helping in Haiti. Zwirner is on the board of Artists for Haiti, a non-profit founded in 2011 by her husband, galleri…
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…
Finding a caregiver for every stage
Although the newborn stage often feels like it will last forever, it doesn't. And as babies grow and change, so do their (and their parents') needs. A caregiver who's great with a teeny babe may or may not be the … Cont…
The LA-based actor and mom fights to give orphans a chance
Through our partnership with ViaCord, we continue to feature limelighted moms who inspire us through the work they do to better the lives of women and children. This month, we caught up with Bronx-born actor Judy Reyes,…
Five other superfoods to try
Don't get us wrong—we're all for nutrient-packed leafy greens. But there are only so many days in a row we can dish up kale before we (and our kids) want a break. Nutritionist Amy Shapiro, founder of Real Nutrition NYC …
The 2014 cold and flu survival guide
Count your blessings if your family has managed to ward off this year's nasty norovirus and flu bugs—so far. Flu season is hardly over, and now's the time to be as diligent as ever about protecting your little ones from…