The Evenflo Feeding Tilty Tripleflo is a brilliant starter cup
--Photo by @altruisticyogini It takes a lot of patience to teach a toddler how to use a sippy cup. Speed things along with Evenflo Feeding's Tilty Tripleflo, a clever training cup that eliminates the need for little one…
A primer in DIY baby food
The best way to control what goes into your baby's body is to make her food from scratch. The process can be pretty gratifying—when you know what you're doing. We turned to pediatric nutritionist Nicole Silber, RD, CSP,…
Expert advice on everything you need to know
Pumping is a tough thing to wrap your mind around. (How to choose a flange size isn't exactly intuitive.) But with 25 years of experience as a Registered OB Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified …
Our favorite finds from Toy Fair 2016
Every February, toy manufacturers from across the globe descend en masse upon the Javits Center to showcase their goods. This year's affair occupied a staggering 415,000 square feet of real estate, and we perused as muc…
Your top questions, answered
Everything tiny humans consume can impact their development. So it's important to be smart about what we feed them. We chatted with Kate Geagan, registered dietitian (and mom to two little ones), about our biggest conce…
How to make the most informed purchase for your baby
When it comes to infant nutrition, breast milk is always the gold standard. So when you supplement or rely exclusively on formula, the decision can be emotional—and the options overwhelming. We turned to pediatric nutri…
There’s a better way to do this.
Kids and their food can be a fickle pair. The last thing any of us has time for is catering to every last demand—three times a day. Here's a game plan to make mealtime a more sane occasion, whether cooking’s … Continued…
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…
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…
Share the fun of gardening, even if the "backyard" is a window
For all of the perks of raising kids in the city, the lack of a yard own can be a bit of a bummer. We asked Annie Novak, manager of The New York Botanical Garden’s Edible Academy for some ideas on how … Continued
How to make the most of your baby's time in the tub.
Before you speed through your baby's next bath, consider the fact that the "caregiving moments" are the best time to engage and interact with an infant. "You're so close to them, they can really see your face and focus …
The LA mom lends a hand wherever she can—from her hometown to Haiti
-photo: @moonfrye on instagram Actress, director, screenwriter, and author Soleil Moon Frye will probably always be best known for her role as TV’s Punky Brewster. But the mom of three (Poet, 9; Jagger, 7; and Lyric, 1)…
8 steps to success
The transition from breast or bottle to a big-kid cup isn't always second nature (for baby, or for you). Experts suggest persistence, patience, and these eight tips. Start early. “By six months of age, babies have great…
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…
25 companies doing it right
In honor of Valentine's Day, it's time for our annual "Brands We Heart" issue—a heart-felt homage to 25 great companies and the reasons they make us feel warm and fuzzy. 1. Clek for enabling us to fit three-across in th…