Outsource the scrubbing to MyClean
It takes a village—and MyClean wants to do its part. The new on-demand cleaning service offers three levels of cleaning: Keep It Clean (routine cleaning), Get It Clean (a more intensive clean), or Deep Clean (ideal for …
Catbird Baby opens its first shop
Beth Leistensnider knows her way around a baby carrier. As owner of Catbird Baby, the Chicago mom wants to show other parents how it's done. Her new shop in Lincoln Square (Catbird's first) is open by appointment only a…
Classes for new moms kick off at Monica + Andy
Getting through the prenatal and postpartum months is all about having a solid support system. One place to find that support may be at Monica + Andy in Lincoln Park. The children's clothing store is hosting a new serie…
The best breastfeeding resources in town
In honor of World Breastfeeding Week http://worldbreastfeedingweek.org, we thought the time was right to share our short list of the best local experts and shops for nursing moms. Guidance: Jane O'Connor of J.O.C. Lacta…
The best prenatal massages in town
Tired muscles, achy backs, swollen feet. There’s nothing—and we mean nothing—that can relieve pregnancy woes quite like a great massage. Here, we’ve rounded up a few of the best local soothing treatments for expecting m…
Sleep advice from a local pro
We all need more sleep. To that end, local sleep coach and swellbeing founder Janeen Hayward will be offering one-on-one sleep consultations at Sprout San Francisco (1943 W. Division, Wicker Park) on March 1. In a 30-mi…
Cheerobix offers a good workout—and good times
We're seeing cheerleading in a new light, now that we've heard you can burn up to 600 calories during one hour of Cheerobix. Started by personal trainer Matthew Hollis and dance instructor Jena Ertel, the new group card…
Non-toxic pampering for expecting (and new!) moms
A good pedicure can go a long way toward making a pregnant or nursing mom feel like her old self. So we’ve scoured the city to round up a few of the best non-toxic yet ultra-indulgent services for tired tootsies. … Cont…