Make Room For These Threads
Well-made, stylish play clothes shouldn't be so elusive. But, jackpot: Monrow Mini. The new downtown LA-based line of children’s wear (from the makers of laid-back chic label Monrow) just launched for resort, and features all of the same gorgeous details … Co…
Trail weather is here. And though it's not difficult to find a gorgeous place to get your sweat on, here are four of the less trodden to try. Lake Hollywood (2600 Lake Hollywood Dr.) is one of the best (and easiest) … Continued
Good Times At The Bookstore
We did a little happy dance when we heard that Chevaliers Books in Larchmont Village had undergone a renovation. As one of the oldest bookstores in LA, it had become a bit stale and stuffy. But now it's cozy and … Continued
Babies In Sunglasses. #TooCute
Sunglasses are basically required in this (almost always) sunny city. Especially for sensitive little eyes. And while there's no shortage of options, we're loving the new ones from Paxley, designed by LA-based parents Lisa and Minh Tran. The beautifully made,…
One Of Everything, Please
Pink Chicken’s no fuss, breezy beach style jives with Santa Monica's vibe. It makes sense, then, that the NYC-based designer chose to open its first California outpost on Montana Avenue. Owner Stacey Fraser designed the boutique with favorite details from … C…
Sure Beats Stuffing Frozen Peas Down Your Pants
Postpartum soreness can be the worst. The worst. And if you're nursing, you can’t really pop pills. Mama Strut aims to comfort. The all-in-one shorts and belly band “soft brace” naturally supports childbirth recovery with budge-proof ice or heat packs for the…
Mess, Averted
Baby’s first spoonful always makes for a great photo op. But in reality, you're entering a new era of messiness. Here, some of our favorite full-coverage bibs for the splatters ahead.   The genius OXO Tot Roll-Up Bib combines a terry … Continued
Babies are equal parts amazing and overwhelming. Sometimes, it just takes the right support system to get you through. BabySpace owner and child development specialist Caren Gitlin has created a series of new parent/baby support groups to be held at … Continu…
An Easier Way To Change The Sheets
Changing crib bedding is a circus act—especially when it comes to readjusting the damn crib skirt. LA mom Darcie Fitzgerald has come up with a solution: the Stay Put. Made from polypropylene and designed to reduce friction between the mattress … Continued
A New Place To Play
With consistently gorgeous weather, LA doesn't exactly beg for indoor play spaces. But that doesn't mean we're not totally psyched about Snooknuk. Opened by local mom Cheri Moon, the new Larchmont spot offers a fully stocked playroom for little ones, … Contin…
Get The Ants Out Of Their Pants
Toddlers don't require a massive, Olympic-style gym to learn how to tuck. But we think the new baby gymnastic classes at JAG Gym are pretty flipping cool. Taught by seasoned instructors, classes focus primarily on developing gross motor skills. Tadpoles … Con…
LA’s Cutest Newborns
Penguins are cute. The 2-month-old penguin chicks at the Aquarium of the Pacific though, are ridiculously adorable. Hatched in nests hidden behind the June Keyes Penguin habitat, the four new babies (two girls and two boys) have been kept behind … Continued
Bilingual Is Sort Of Expected These Days
It may not guarantee your kid an Ivy League ticket, but early exposure to foreign language can only help. A Mother’s Haven is introducing music and movement classes for infants and toddlers in Spanish and French this fall. Each total immersion class is … Cont…
We do a little happy dance when something new comes along that makes feeding — and entertaining — kids a bit easier. Founded by LA mom Galit Laibow, Foodstirs is a collection of food-crafting kits that include fun dessert recipes … Continued
There's no shortage of yoga classes in this town. But few sound as lovely as the new mom-and-baby sessions at the South Coast Botanic Garden. The hour-long classes are held outdoors and taught by instructors from People’s Place Yoga, who … Continued