Mommy-And-Me Yoga kicks off at A Magic Forest

Yoga for the diaper set has certainly caught on. The latest offering comes from A Magic Forest play space, where yoga instructor Melissa Bechtel is putting a Waldorf-inspired spin on sun salutations . . . .…

Actress, Tickle Time inventor, and Los Angeles mom of two

When Anne Heche isn’t on set or with her sons, Atlas, aged 3, and Homer, 10, she’s spreading the word on her new product—a mineral-based powdered sunblock for kids called Tickle Time.

New non-toxic nail treatments for expecting moms

Organic beauty treatments aren’t a new concept. But they’re not easy to find, either. So we’re excited to hear that there’s a new chemical-free mani/pedi at all five Bellacures locations.

Dr. Harvey Karp has a new sleep book

Babies need sleep. So do their parents. Which is why we were beyond thrilled to hear that LA-based author Dr. Harvey Karp, the genius behind The Happiest Baby on the Block, has a new book dedicated exclusiv…

Dr. Harvey Karp has a new sleep book

Babies need sleep. So do their parents. Which is why we were beyond thrilled to hear that LA-based author Dr. Harvey Karp, the genius behind The Happiest Baby on the Block, has a new book dedicated exclusiv…

Who to call when the going gets rough

Not everything comes intuitively to first-time moms (or second- or third-time moms, for that matter). So we’ve put together a list of LA’s most respected gurus for all things baby.

Baby Steps Fertility caters to hopeful parents

There’s an industry name for people trying to conceive: Intended Parents. And we all know lots and lots and lots of them. So we were delighted to discover Baby Steps Fertility  . . . .

UrbanSitter arrives in Los Angeles

Leaving your baby with a stranger is such a disturbing concept. Yet most of us do it at one time or another. So we’re kind of intrigued by UrbanSitter, a new babysitting service in LA that aims to connect p…

LA moms are flipping over Fitmix

All the good fitness trends seem to riff on Pilates. The latest? Fitmix.

5 eco-friendly companies started by local parents

In honor of Earth Day this Sunday, we’re tipping our hats to these LA-based baby companies (all started by moms) for making parents’ lives a little better while treading lightly on Mother Earth.

Developmental chats for parents, grandparents, and caregivers

Surely we’re all in need of a little more sanity on the home front. To that end, Kids Therapy Made Simple has introduced a new series of Grown-Up & Me sessions designed for parents, grandparents, and nannie…

Sleepy Planet launches Baby Sleep School

We can all probably agree that the Holy Grail of parenting is a baby who sleeps through the night and takes great naps during the day. To that end, the founders of Sleepy Planet have launched Baby Sleep Sch…

Breastfeeding help on the go

Nursing a baby may be the most natural thing on earth, but the necessary skills rarely come naturally . . . That’s why one compassionate OB nurse took her 35 years of experience on the road a few months ago…

Finding an infant sleep expert in Los Angeles

Most new parents agree that sleep deprivation sucks. Really, really sucks. We’ve rounded up the most trusted sleep experts in the city, for those weeks when all manner of swaddling, shushing, swinging, and …