Amy Atlas shares creative ways to celebrate outdoors
Party pro Amy Atlas could transform even an industry awards dinner into a fabulous soiree. Here are her five suggestions for making a little one's summer birthday party memorable (and tasty). 1. Happy Trails. Invite you…
Amy Atlas shares her favorite mini-shower themes

Seems like “sprinkles” (mini showers for a second- or third-time mom) are here to stay. So we asked Sweets Stylist and event-planning pro Amy Atlas to give us the lowdown on the trend—and ideas for pulling …

Our favorite baby stuff from indie designers around the country

Chains and big brands can be wonderfully reliable for baby staples, but it’s just so satisfying to find amazing gear—that no one else has—handcrafted by a designer who’s doing it on her own. We looked from …

Thoughtful baby gifts for same-sex siblings

. . . . We asked our trusted StrollerTraffic Scouts to dish out some gift ideas that second-time parents of same-sex siblings might actually need—or at least appreciate.

25 companies we’re completely in love with

In lieu of the usual Valentine’s Day gift guides and date night ideas, we decided to celebrate the holiday of love by gushing over our favorite brands. And so we present our 2013 list of Brands We Heart.

The top parenting trends and topics for the new year

2013. Wow. Now that the champagne bottles have been recycled, we’re ready to focus on the exciting developments, important health issues, and fun trends we’ll face this year. Here’s what our trusted panel o…

Popular party themes and decor for the new year

The true special-ness of a birthday party is in the details. To that end, we’ve asked Sweets Stylist and all-around party pro Amy Atlas for a glimpse of the coolest trends coming down the kids-party pipelin…

Festive tips from Hostess with the Mostess

Search for “gender reveal” on YouTube and you’ll find nearly 2,000 clips of expecting couples announcing the sex of their babies to friends and family. Looks like the trend is here to stay.

(And other fab first-birthday accessories)

It’s kind of surprising how much crap you’ll find if you browse online for first birthday party supplies. So we were totally floored to discover Gaddie and Tood’s old school handmade party hats . . . .

Five cool trends for a stylish baby shower

We asked Elizabeth Demers of Bump Smitten to pick some fresh and fabulous (yet doable) shower trends. Here’s what she’s loving right now.

Ten fabulous gifts for little ladies

Last week we shared our favorite gifts for newborn boys. Herewith, ten ooh- and aah-worthy presents for baby girls.

Ten great gifts for little guys

There’s been a lot of fuss about gender stereotyping lately, but the truth is that most of the really fun baby gifts out there skew boy or girl. With that in mind, we’re taking the next two weeks to share o…

The top parenting trends and topics for the year, from the StrollerTraffic experts

Welcome to 2012. Now that the revelry is over, it’s time to prepare ourselves for the next 365 days of adventures in parenting. To that end, check out what our on-the-pulse panel of experts has to say about…

Cool ways to celebrate birthdays in 2012

Sweets Stylist and talented event pro Amy Atlas explains what’s hot on the birthday party circuit for 2012.

Our top 12 picks for tots

—Photo by JellyBean Pictures

We thought about doing a gift guide for everyone on your list, but then decided it’s the kids’ gifts that are the most fun. With that in mind, here are our top 12 holiday gifts f…