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…
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…
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 …
Seven easy ways to track feedings
Our hats are off to our nursing readers. It can be dizzying to keep track of all those feedings—When did I last feed her? How long has it been since he started? What side did I use last time? So in … Continued
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…