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 …

A new class teaches moms how to chill

For most of us, the last deep breath we took was during labor. In an effort to de-stress the LA-mom community, the Pump Station is launching a new class called Calm Mama, Happy Baby.

A new diaper delivery service that rocks

It’s not often that something truly revolutionary happens in the world of diapers. So we’re pretty floored about this week’s launch of the Honest Company . . . .

A new in-home pediatrician service

We like the idea of Dr. Yasangi Jayasinha’s new(ish) LA Baby Doctor service, which basically combines the usual new-parent services—lactation consulting, nutrition advice, sleep training—into one, in-home s…

FITiST launches in LA

When we first heard that a New York-based “fitness concierge service” was opening in LA, we thought, “Seriously? Is that necessary?” But now that we’ve heard a little more about FITiST, we’re kinda digging …

Pediatric tips for raising babies in LA

Los Angeles is consistently ranked as one of the worst places in America for raising children. But since we’re not about to let a little smog run us out of town, we asked two of the city’s top pediatricians…

Seedlings Group lands in LA

We count on the child development experts and psychologists at Seedlings Group for advice on everything from sleep schedules to potty training. Lucky for LA moms, they’ve just started offering private consu…

LA’s best non-toxic manicures

Manicures are pretty high on our list of worthy mom breaks—so long as they’re safe, clean, and non-toxic. Here are some of the healthiest nail treatment options in town.