Summer Adorableness
When OmamiMini launched last fall it was a major wallet tempter. But we've gotta say, the new spring/summer collection is even better. Designed by LA mom Ola Omami, the adorable line of toddler girls' wear is filled with fresh, totally … Continued
No matter the nursery school, it can incredibly stressful (on everyone) if your toddler has a difficult time separating. And while it's totally par for the course, a little prep can go a long way. At Pamper & Play’s preschool … Continued
A New Kind Of Clean
Truthfully, the only baby bath products we'll even consider at this point are the non-toxic ones. Fortunately more and more brands are going that route. The latest? Kidscounter. Developed by Santa Monica-based Beautycounter, the whimsical line was rated on th…
Cool Mom Q&A: Melissa Magsaysay
As a former fashion editor at the LA Times, a regular fashion correspondent on Access Hollywood, and author of City of Style, Melissa Magsaysay knows a thing or two about great style. But it’s her latest gig as co-founder of … Continued
The Cutest Spring Duds
Most of the country is still shoveling snow. (Suckers.) Us? We've been chatting up the owners and buyers at LA's top baby boutiques to find out about the cutest new arrivals for spring. Here, some of their faves.   Giggle … Continued
Edgy But Cute
It's not always the case that a kids' label effectively balances cool with age-appropriate. But Geo Fox Apparel, a new brand designed by local mom Sarah Fox, does it really, really well. Available in sizes 12 months to 6 years, … Continued
Upgrade The Nursery
We're suckers for miniature knock-offs of grownup furniture. Case in point: the gorgeous new Jaxon Mini line, designed by Victoria Richter (local mom and the talent behind Jaxon Home). Our faves from the 10-piece collection include the Talia play table … Cont…
When Samantha Barnes founded mobile cooking school Kitchen Kid in 2006, her mission was to teach kids all over LA how to cook healthy meals. Now she's furthering that cause with Raddish, a monthly delivery service designed to get families … Continued
Go Ahead. Have A Drink.
There’s a new moms group in town. And they like wine. That’s reason enough to be intrigued by Mama Needs A Drink, a group of moms with babies aged 0 to 12 months who gather once a week to hear … Continued
Someone To Talk To
Most of the nursing moms we know have turned to the Pump Station for products or advice (or both) at one time or another. And now the new-mom Mecca has added yet another resource: an on-staff psychologist. Jill Campbell, Psy.D., … Continued
There’s Always Room For Another School
Getting into preschool seems about as easy as getting drafted to the NFL. At least with the opening of Piper Preschool, there will be a handful of more spaces for future applicants. Started by Cassidy Preschool founders Crystal and Jesse … Continued
Your Laundry, Done
It's hard to say which is more loathsome: doing laundry or driving back and forth to the dry cleaners. Well, there's a new way to avoid both. Washio is a handy scheduling app for laundry and dry cleaning services. Here's … Continued
It's All In The Planning
Watching your child struggle is hard. And local mom Katherine Eskovitz knows what it’s like. So she launched Have a Plan Books, designed to help young ones create their own plans-of-action to get through tough situations. Topics range from daily … Continued
Westside patients of Children’s Hospital no longer have to trek all the way across town: a new outpatient center has opened in Santa Monica. Staffed by ten pediatric clinicians, the facility is equipped with seven exam rooms where parents can … Continued
Little ones can be pretty self-centered—which is reason enough to attend Babytalk LA’s “How To Raise A Thankful Child” event. Happening on November 11 from 6:30pm to 8pm at Turning Point School’s auditorium, the free workshop will be led by … Continued