Welcome to 2012. Now that the revelry is over, it’s time to prepare ourselves for the next 365 days of adventures in parenting. To that end, check out what our on-the-pulse panel of experts has to say about the most noteworthy subjects of the year.
We’ve got gear guru Jamie Grayson rounding up the most exciting new product launches. Seedlings Group fills us in on the most controversial parenting topics. Sissy+Marly offer their take on upcoming trends in nursery design, and the MD Moms explain the pressing question of “to treat or not to treat” colic. And because a new year means—at some point—another birthday party, Amy Atlas shares some ahead-of-the-curve ways to make it fun and fabulous.