The best numbers to call during tough times 

It’s been said that it takes a village to raise a child—or at least the advice of some really good experts. Here’s who to call when you need a little help with . . .

Whole Foods hosts a free seminar by nutritional experts

. . . .It’s become nearly impossible to navigate the supermarket with confidence. Welcome Apple to Zucchini, a healthy eating resource founded by Vicky Feltman (a pediatric nutritionist and former food edit…

Parenthood Psychology launches in New York

It’s great that Postpartum depression is now out in the open and on its way to being accepted by the judging masses. But that doesn’t make it any easier to get to a therapy appointment on time when you’re g…

How to learn infant massage right in your own nursery

Rubbing lotion on your baby after a bath sure is nice. But it’s not infant massage. Done the proper way, infant massage offers myriad physical, emotional, and developmental benefits, from stimulating muscle…

Parenting advice for a [really good] cause

We can’t imagine a parenting question that Seedlings Group couldn’t answer. The wise and wonderfully warm child development pros offer . . . .

A new way to tone post-baby abs

Amanda Freeman has brought LA’s hottest fitness trend to New York. The Vital Juice co-founder says SLT (for Strengthen, Lengthen, Tone) is a low-impact, high-resistance workout done on a machine called a Me…

Playground Etiquette 101

After what seemed like the longest winter ever, kids are stampeding the playgrounds to blow some steam. We asked social skills expert Faye Rogaski to explain the basics of playground etiquette. As the found…

A new offering from SoulCycle

As if SoulCycle needed any help filling bikes, the spinning empire has a new hook to lure calorie-obsessed moms: SoulCycle Market Rides.

Remember when 30 minutes on the elliptical would get the job done? Yeah, those were the days. Now we’ve all gotta work a little harder to shed the extra pounds. So we rounded up some of the latest butt-kick…

New York’s top infant sleep experts

We’ve all been there. Trying to get a baby to sleep—and stay asleep. Here are five of the city’s top experts . . . for those weeks when you need someone to talk you off the sleep-deprived ledge.

The do’s and don’ts of riding in cabs with babies

We’ve been on a mission to find trust-worthy advice on how to travel safely in a cab without a car seat, but the answer keeps coming back the same: just because it’s legal to take your baby in a taxi withou…

The Manny trend finds its legs in NYC

Mannies are proliferating in the City, but nannies needn’t watch their backs. The male caregivers are most often hired as a supplement to nannies—especially by families who want a positive male role model w…

The next exercise fad has arrived

‘Tis the season to feast. And drink. And if we’re being honest here, to pack on a few pounds. We moms of tots don’t have enough hours in the day to spend time chipping away at those extra holiday calories. …

A new service for insanely busy moms

Dealing with health insurance claims can be almost as time-consuming as taking care of a newborn. Seriously. And unfortunately, getting pregnant in New York is often the gateway to Out-Of-Network headaches,…