Pumps and Bottles 101
Pumping is all kinds of crazy. But you'll get into a rhythm, we promise. (You may even start hearing the grating rhythm of your pump in your subconscious. But that's another story.) We asked lactation educator Amanda Co…
When the topic is breast milk, not all mom chats are exactly accurate. We've asked a few of our go-to experts to clarify the truths and identify the biggest misconceptions about liquid gold. THE MYTHS Newborns need form…
(And if you can get it for free, even better)
A breast pump should allow a new mom to continue to successfully breastfeed while easing back into post-baby business as usual. We turned to Amanda Cole of NYC’s Yummy Mummy for some guidance on choosing the best pump f…
How to boost your supply
The top-of-mind concern for most breastfeeding moms is, “Is my baby getting the right amount of milk?” Here’s how to gauge your production level, and how to increase your supply if needed. Bottoms up, baby. How much is …
Helpful resources, sanity breaks, and social media handles you won’t want to miss
Becoming a parent changes everything—routines, attitudes . . . your browser history. You’ll want to update your “Bookmarks” tab and Instagram feed accordingly. Here’s what we’re scrolling, reading, and retweeting. 1. Of…
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…