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

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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…

Chic parting gifts for urban showers

The tendency when planning a baby shower is to go into high-gear cutesy mode: pink this, blue that, and lots of bottle and booties paraphernalia. But for those who want a slightly more sophisticated vibe, w…

Creative ideas for irresistible presents

. . . we asked Alton DuLaney, the Creative Director of Kate’s Paperie, for his favorite gift-wrapping supplies, plus some fresh ideas on how to create a magical gift-opening experience for tots.

Our favorite blogs and sites for moms

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Thoughtful gifts for expecting moms

There’s something special about the first time you get together with a gal pal after she’s announced her pregnancy. What to bring? A good belly cream (like L’Occitane’s Mom & Baby Balm), a box of gender-neu…

The Best of Etsy

The last time we checked, there were 214,339 items listed under the “Children” category on Etsy.com. We have our favorites (see below), but seriously: who has the time to sift through? Not us. So we asked E…