All The Ingredients You Need
Juice bars are everywhere in this town. Everywhere. But Beaming is the only one with a menu of smoothies designed just for pregnant (or hoping-to-be-pregnant) women. Created in collaboration with doula-to-the-stars and author (The Mindful Mom to Be) Lori Breg…
Having a child with a life-threatening food allergy is scary at any age, but it’s especially difficult when the child isn’t yet old enough to talk. One solution: LIV KIDS allergy bracelets. Created by local moms Karen Gold and actress … Continued
A New Place To Hang
Harold Henry pocket park in Windsor Village has finally re-opened—and it’s pretty flipping great. Beyond the shiny new equipment, you'll find ground-level sensory panels for babies a sand area with shade canopies (brills). They’ve also repaved the walkway thr…
Incredibly Sensible Shopping
Local mom Rebecca Suarez has a new twist on thrift shopping: Green Jean Kids, a clothing exchange that aims to keep children in clothes that fit, at a price that’s affordable. Just bring in any (good condition) clothing items your … Continued
Not Your Average Family Video
When veteran Hollywood producer Jack Giarraputo (Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, Blended) retired early to spend more time with his kids, he found himself wishing that he could preserve the moments of their childhood in a better way. So he teamed … Continued
This Could Ease Tummy Troubles
After experiencing low milk supply during breastfeeding, Los Angeles mom Erin Hendricks began supplementing with formula—only to find it caused her daughter severe digestive issues and sleep disturbances. Already familiar with the health benefits of goat milk…
Sure Beats A Snow Globe
On her son’s first trip to the East Coast, LA mom Ashley Rhorer wanted to get him a souvenir that would be equal parts educational and fun. When she couldn’t find it, Rhorer set out to create it herself—and Bright … Continued
As a big believer in letting kids be creative (no matter the mess), local mom Selin Gasa has converted an old school bus into a roving art studio. The resulting Art Bus is available for play dates and birthday parties, … Continued
A Little Help From Your (Online) Friends
Moms are always looking for recommendations—a multi-tasking nanny, a thoughtful pediatric dentist, a talented nursery designer. Momstamp can help with all of it. The new technology platform (sort of a mashup of Angie’s List, Yelp, and Facebook) allows moms to…
The Best Party. Ever.
Known for creating gorgeous shindigs for littles, the party planners at Fire and Crème have expanded their offerings with a new store. The larger space (right next to the old space) is still the place to rent or buy vintage props, … Continued
New Haircut Digs
After forty-two years on Dayton Drive, fancy kids' salon Tipperary has a shiny new space on South Robertson. The tired 1970s color scheme and décor are gone—and we're loving the new modern industrial vibe, with bright white walls, exposed metal … Continued
How Cute Are These Socks?
We’re big fans of LA-based sock brand Richer Poorer— and even bigger fans of their new limited edition collection for crewcuts. Made for growing feet in sizes small, medium, and large (the small fits most toddlers), their unisex styles come … Continued
Whatever It Takes
Local parents Candice and Darren Romanelli wanted their two daughters to lead a healthy lifestyle right from the start. So they invented the Supermarket Super Group, a cast of animated food friends who teach little ones the importance of nutrition … Continued…
Online education isn’t for everyone, but the new CHALK Preschool Online is pretty tempting. Created by the folks behind the brick-and-mortar CHALK programs in Venice and Westwood, the online educational supplement is aimed at children ages 18 months and up … …
There are a lot of questions that come with giving birth. A lot. Local doula and prenatal yoga instructor Khefri Riley has the answers. Having attended hundreds of births, Riley is offering a new single-session class focused on tips and … Continued