Goat milk-based formula with all the good stuff
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 famili…
Supermarket Super Group helps little ones make healthy choices
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…
CHALK Preschool goes digital
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 ai…
The Discovery Cube opens in LA, with little ones in mind
By now you surely know all about the new Discovery Cube at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area near Symlar. But in case you assumed (like us) that the offerings were for big kids, let us be the first to tell … Continued
Chevaliers Books gets a facelift
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 … Conti…
Cute and functional bibs for those sloppy first meals
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 co…
BabySpace to launch support groups at Kidville
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/bab…
Snooknuk offers fun for tykes (and relief for moms) 
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 st…
JAG Gym opens gymnastics classes for babies
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 devel…
Four baby penguins hatch at the Aquarium of the Pacific
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 b…
A Mother’s Haven teaches Spanish and French to babies
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 fa…
Fun and tasty dessert kits from Foodstirs
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 desse…
A new sing-along show for families
Here's a concert where you won't get shushed, no matter how noisy your little ones are. Starting July 18 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre, the new Princess and Pirates Sing-a-long Concert is a must. The mash-up of favorite f…
Bring them to watch a fossil dig
Toddlers who like fossils tend to really like fossils. But even those who are lukewarm on the subject would probably get a kick out of seeing them excavated. The Page Museum at the La Brea Tar Pits is making that … Cont…
A new YMCA opens with little ones in mind
Not only does the new Anderson Munger Family YMCA in Koreatown have its own parking lot (!), but the top-notch facilities were designed specifically for families with small children. Beyond the usual lap pool and gym yo…