It's just a **lot** to keep track of
From those last weeks of pregnancy through the first years of childhood, there are lots of medical appointments to schedule. And lots of milestones to record. And lots of developments to share. Baby Bundle organizes all…
Learn CPR the fun way
Seeing a child choke is scary. Seeing a child choke and realizing you have no idea what to do is terrifying. For a first-time CPR lesson (or a refresher course), we like the idea of organizing a private group session. ……
Two new ways for moms to boost nutrients
Juicing may be having a moment, but it's not necessarily safe for expecting or nursing moms. That probably explains the proliferation of beverage companies targeting the pre- and post-natal crowd. The latest? Bundle Org…
Cindy Barshop opens up about infertility
Motherhood can feel lonely at times. Especially if you're struggling with heartbreaking issues like miscarriage, PPD, or infertility. It can be incredibly healing—liberating, even—to share these experiences with others …
A new resource for kids' therapists in the city
There are lots of kids who need speech therapy. And there are lots of speech therapists. Yet somehow it can be really challenging to find the right fit. Ditto for occupational therapy, physical therapy, special educatio…
Mommywise introduces sleep coaching tele-classes
We’ve all been there—totally exhausted, wondering if the baby will ever go the *&$@ to sleep. Mommywise wants to help. The Brooklyn-based practice has been creating custom sleep-training programs for nearly a decade; no…
FitBump launches next week
It can take serious effort to stay active and healthy while carrying around a growing belly. That’s why Kira Kohrherr, a local publicist with a soft spot for fitness, health, and nutrition, is launching FitBump on June …
The 411 on cleaning your living space
You'll never hear us bashing New York as a place to raise children. Still, there's an undeniable ick factor. (And we're not talking about the dog crap.) Even the most OCD among us can’t always detect the environmental h…
Baby Bodyguards offers a convenient new CPR and choking class
The only thing scarier than a choking infant is not knowing how to help a choking infant. Brooklyn-based Baby Bodyguards has added a private Infant/Child CPR and First Aid Course to their car seat installation and baby-…
NYC Mom Support provides expert advice in a group setting
There's no shortage of books, webinars, and workshops on new-parent topics like sleep training, transitions, and positive discipline. But we prefer the idea of having an expert answer our questions directly. That's the …
The Honest Company lands at J&R Jr.

We would never (ever) diss online shopping. But sometimes you just need stuff now. So we were happily surprised (totally psyched, actually) to discover that J&R Jr. quietly started stocking Honest Company p…

Yummy Mummy is now accepting medical insurance

Let’s give it up for the Affordable Care Act, which passed in August and allows families to pay for pricy breast pumps, breastfeeding supplies, and lactation support through medical insurance. The catch?

Kidville launches Mommies: 101

Some aspects of mothering an infant are completely instinctual. Others, not so much. That’s why we like the idea of Kidville’s new Mommies: 101 program . . . .

The most effective ways to offer Sandy relief

. . . .There are literally hundreds of Sandy relief efforts underway. We’ve chosen to highlight a few well-organized initiatives that are focused on providing rapid aid to the most dire situations—and those…

A Q&A with Christy Turlington Burns

Christy Turlington Burns might be known for being gorgeous, but the model turned writer and filmmaker is way more focused on improving the global state of maternal health through her non-profit organization…