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…
The new awareness(es)
When we have a question about green living, we go straight to Honest Company co-founder and the former CEO of Healthy Child, Healthy World, Christopher Gavigan. So, what kind of eco-buzz can we expect this year? "Happil…
Controversy over allergen bans
MD Moms co-founder Dr. JJ Levenstein is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and she's totally on top of the hot-button kids' health issues. She says allergies will be a bigger deal than ever in 2014.   "This…
The LA mom, actor, and store owner advocates for women's health
Unless you regularly shop for toys at Romp in LA, you're most likely to recognize Kellie Martin as Lucy Knight from ER, or (and now we're dating ourselves) as ‘Becca’ Thatcher from Life Goes On. The Los Angeles-based ac…
Actor, Ph.D., LA mom of two, and busy philanthropist
Whether you grew up watching Blossom or are currently hooked on The Big Bang Theory, you know Mayim Bialik.(We also adored her as the young Bette Midler in Beaches.) Beyond the acting, she's a mom of two, with a PhD … C…
10 ways to get more skin-to-skin time with your baby
We've all heard how great skin-to-skin contact is for infant development and bonding. And it's very easy (and convenient) to do it in the hospital immediately after the baby is born. But once we head home and life gets …
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…
Everything you need to know
After we reported on chemical flame retardants in household products, we set out to find a healthier crib mattress. Our Eco Expert, Christopher Gavigan, led us to Naturepedic, which Gavigan says is one of the few compan…
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 AAP goes deep on every new parent’s favorite topic
Ahhh . . . sleep. Remember sleep? It’s what parents crave most, and what babies and toddlers never seem to do quite enough of. And we’ll read anything we can get our hands on that might help us get more. … Continued
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…
Facts, tips, helpful products, and a how-to
Here's the thing about babies: they poop and pee a lot. If you're new to this, you have no flipping idea how much—especially at the beginning. And yes, the blowouts are gross. And yes, you're going to get peed on … Cont…
Non-toxic relief for sore gums
Teething is no fun. For anyone. But before you grab that OTC numbing cream or plastic teether, think twice about what you're putting in your baby's mouth. “You should avoid any gels that include benzocaine," says Dr. La…