We put the 6-in-1 gadget to the test—bottle warmer and all
Photo by Nicole Delma The Babycook has long been a trusted appliance for parents of early eaters, and this year, BÉABA upgraded the original with some sweet features (namely, a built-in bottle warmer—genius). Ten of our…
Three more superfoods to feed the littles
It's always worth a try at setting the bar high when it comes to baby and toddler nutrition (whether or not they eat it, of course, is another story). Our resident nutritionist, Hilary Baron Irwin, shared her take on th…
The nursing mom's guide to weaning
Breast may be best, but it’s nice (and necessary) to have options, too. When it comes time to introduce your baby to the bottle, there are a few ways to make weaning easier. Lindsey Shipley, RN, IBCLC is a mom … Continu…
Your everything guide to BBQ condiments
If you’re hosting a BBQ this summer (perhaps even this July Fourth weekend), make sure you’re offering your guests the very to best to squeeze and spread on their burgers and dogs. We drilled our resident nutritionist, …
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 …