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,…

The new “it” word in toddler behavior

Sensory issues, sensory gyms and sensory integration are all terms that most of us had never heard, even just a few years ago. Now the diagnosis and treatment of Sensory Integration Dysfunction is spreading…

The H1N1 outlook for fall

It’s almost time to start thinking about flu shots again. (Ugh.) The good news is, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared the H1NI pandemic over—meaning that we will, hopefully, be spared vac…

Educational classes for new and expecting moms

The City’s new-mom community suffered a major blow when educational center Realbirth canceled all of its classes and closed up shop at the end of June. Fortunately Tribeca Pediatrics founder Dr. Michel Cohe…

Detoxing services for NYC apartments

Greenproofing is the new babyproofing. More and more, New York moms are hiring green experts to make their homes as eco-friendly as possible before baby arrives. In honor of Earth Day, we’ve rounded up some…

Outdoor fitness classes for moms

Eighty-degree weather in April has most of us baring shoulders and, gulp, arms and legs waaaay sooner than we had planned. Here are three outdoor workouts intended to help new moms get toned fast.

Gossip Girl star and NYC mother of two

We love Kelly Rutherford as UES socialite Lily van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl (and of course we adored her as heart-of-gold Megan Lewis Mancini on Melrose Place, back in the day). But what really impresses …

Three cool resources for expecting moms

Despite the power of maternal instincts, preparing for a baby is hardly intuitive. Certain things—like which baby bottles minimize gas, how to time contractions, and the best way to install a car seat—simpl…

Continuing education for nannies

New York’s first British-style nanny academy graduated its inaugural class of eight certified nannies last semester. While enhancing a babysitter’s skill set through Absolute Best Care’s new Nanny Training …