Baby Bubbles gets gear clean. For real.
Someone needs to produce a Dateline special on stroller grime. Blech. In the meantime, Baby Bubbles is on a mission to de-grossify baby gear. The new service was created by UES parents Seth and Kimberly Mittman, who cle…
AptDeco sells used nursery furnishings
Ridding your apartment of outgrown baby furniture can be a hassle. Or not. AptDeco, an online hub for gently used furniture, just added a kids' category. To unload a crib, rocker, or changing table (no mattresses or ele…
Baby Zen’s Yoyo stroller hits NYC
There’s a new travel stroller in the mix—and given the $469 price tag, we hope it delivers. Baby Zen claims its Yoyo stroller—already popular among European moms—is the first to fully comply with airline carry-on regula…
Looks like Uber has a little competition
It's that time of year again, when an available taxi becomes like the Holy freaking Grail. Uber has already saved us a time or two, and now we're psyched to see another car-for-hire app on the scene: Whisk. The concept …
Introducing the Nurse Purse
Nursing moms who pump on the go will appreciate the Nurse Purse, a new breast pump bag created by local mom Adrienne Frohlich. Unlike the traditional nylon black bags, the Nurse Purse is designed in cotton canvas with a…
First aid for smart phones
No matter how many faux phones you supply, little ones usually gravitate to the real thing. It’s no wonder moms' devices often end up with cracked screens, dented cases, or worse, in the toilet. To save you a few bucks …
CleanBeeBaby launches in New York
Let's all agree not to judge one another on what's in the cracks of our strollers and car seats. (Shudder.) Help is on the way. Crossing the continent from LA, CleanBeeBaby is bringing its non-toxic cleaning and detaili…
The Carlyle hotel debuts “Sophie and the City” packages

We’ll admit it’s unlikely that anyone would actually put up their parents (or in-laws) at the Carlyle. But let’s just say that . . . . 

mio mio softens baby’s ride

Fans of cottony layette brands like Kissy Kissy and Baby Cottons will dig newcomer mio mio, which is bringing the immaculate, printed-pima cotton look to strollers.

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 . . .

The best hotels to catch the fireworks

The Fourth falls on a Wednesday this year, which means most of us are stuck in the city, sans barbecues and watching the Macy’s fireworks on TV. Of course you could always camp out for five hours to hold a …

La Maison Blanche in the off-season

It was kind of shocking that three boutique hotels opened in the Hamptons this past summer. Shocking because cool new hotels never open out east.

Sprout opens in New York

New Yorkers bringing up baby au naturel can do a little celebration dance on Saturday, when Sprout opens on the UES.

A new way to do Disney.

Here’s the thing about Disney. You can roll your eyes. You can wrinkle your nose. You can swear off the princesses. But eventually you’re going to cave. Everyone does. At least now you don’t have to schlep …

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…