(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…

Sun and style tips from the StrollerTraffic experts

With Memorial Day behind us, summer is [unofficially] in full swing. (Woot! Woot!) But before you stock up on sunblock and sand toys, check out these indispensable bits of advice from our talented panel of …

Sun and style tips from the StrollerTraffic experts

With Memorial Day behind us, summer is [unofficially] in full swing. (Woo-hoo!) But before you stock up on sunblock and sand toys, check out these indispensable bits of advice from our talented panel of exp…

Baby Shower Games That Aren’t A Buzzkill

It’s not easy to host a cool baby shower. By nature, they’re the antithesis of cool. That said, there are better ways to entertain guests than with “Pin the Sperm on the Egg.” For some suggestions, we asked…

Great gifts for big siblings

Any parent of two (or more) will tell you that the best gift for a second baby is one that comes with a little something for the older sibling as well. (It majorly helps cut down on the jealousy meltdowns.)…

Merry-making, life-saving tips from the StrollerTraffic Experts

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or so the song goes. To give the lyric a little street-cred, we asked the trusted StrollerTraffic Expert Panel for tips on what we can all do to get ourselves—and o…

Cool ideas for a first birthday party

Amy Atlas has the coolest job in the world: Dessert Table Designer. She also wears the hat of “Sweets Stylist” and Event Planner, depending on the day. We follow Amy’s blog obsessively, and are pretty sure …

Great personalized gifts for babies

Personalized bibs and hooded towels are classic baby gifts for a reason: they’re great. But for moms who like to give—or get—something unique, we’ve rounded up five personalized gift ideas that are a little…

20 great sites for newish (and expecting!) moms

We trust you’ve already bookmarked BabyCenter, Giggle, and Celebrity Baby Blog. But as you might have suspected, there are plenty more online resources for moms. Our favorites? Well, it’s hard to narrow the…