Buy cute pajamas to wear when you have visitors! Go up a cup size when you get nursing bras! These are good and helpful pieces of advice that friends will tell you, but your best friends? Your best friends will … Continue reading →
Our executive editor gives us a peek into her daughter Isla's nursery, which has just as much personality as she does.
“We wanted the room to be fun and playful and not take itself too seriously. I have a pretty hard time sticking with a strict theme or color scheme, so the nursery could probably best be described as ‘hodgepodge.’ But I think … Continue reading →
A darling DIY wall is the focal point of our senior editor's son Arlo's picture-perfect place.
“Creating a nursery is a long process. There were some weeks that I worried it was going to be boring. Then there were times I thought I’d surely gone overboard. So my advice is to try to keep things in … Continue reading →
Thanks to overworked immune systems, influenza is more likely to cause severe illness among the expectant set. Learn how to protect yourself and your wombmate ...
First and foremost The best way to beat the flu is to get a flu shot. Not only is this quick stick safe for bump-bearing moms, but it has been shown to also protect your little one for up to several … Continue reading →
Q: I’m exclusively breastfeeding my little one, and I’m ravenous all the time. Can you recommend some easy, healthy and filling snacks? I’ve been eating an embarrassing number of PB&J’s. A: I know what you mean! Breastfeeding three children made me crazy hungry. There’s … Continue reading →
1. Place baby on her back. That goes for naptime and nighttime. Your little one can practice tummy time while she’s awake and supervised. 2. Skip the pillows, extra covers and stuffed animals. They could obstruct breathing or result in … Continue reading →
1 | Because your kiddo is too cool for drool. aden + anais bandana bib, $10 2 | Somewhere to stash dirty duds when accidents happen. Bambino Mio wet bag, $15 3 | Smartly designed to switch from breast … Continue reading →
Three things to consider when selecting a baby carrier.
1. Who Will you be wearing a snuggly newborn? A sturdier tot? A wrap is a good option for the former, whereas the support a soft-structured carrier offers is a plus when it comes to toting weightier babes. 2. What … Continue reading →
Q: After sharing a room with our newborn for six months, we’re ready to move him to the nursery. How can we make the transition as smooth, safe and comfortable as possible? A: Great question! Here are a few tips to get … Continue reading →
Don’t miss the 2nd Annual LA Baby Show, coming to Magic Box @The REEF on November 4 and 5. No other event provides a better experience for thousands of expectant and new families from LA and neighboring counties, seeking a family-friendly jamboree … Continue reading →
We have more than $2,500 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs! Click below to view the giveaways for our October issue and Buyer’s Guide. You can enter all contests once daily. Good luck! October 2017 Buyer’s Guide 2017
We have $1,500 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our October issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contests close October 31, 2017. Earth’s Best Moby … Continue reading →
Although autism spectrum disorders are rooted in early brain development, the average age most children are diagnosed is 4 1⁄2. Georgina Peacock, MD, a developmental behavioral pediatrician with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, urges new parents to start tracking … Continue reading →
We have $2,070 worth of fabulous freebies up for grabs in our Buyer’s Guide issue! Click on each image to enter for your chance to win that prize. You can enter all contests daily. Contests close December 31, 2017. Babyhome Wave bounce … Continue reading →
Nursery style you’ll want to steal— and, lucky for you, you totally can.
The Heater family of Grants Pass, Oregon, welcomed baby Hendrix to the clan last summer. His mom, Alex, knew she wanted his room to feel bright and airy, so she did what most of us do—headed to Pinterest for inspiration. … Continue reading →
Even from day one, you can see signs of your tot’s muscle control in her newborn reflexes—which also give moms a peek at the developmental road ahead. But it’s only a brief glimpse because most are seen for only the first … Continue reading →
Install a security system to protect your tiny treasure.
Ready to unplug? This smart pick has you (and the outlets) covered. Qdos universal self-closing outlet cover, $13 A motion-activated LED light shows you the way. Munchkin Luna gate, from $180 Trick even the cleverest tots with a distracting decoy … Continue reading →
Dare to be decadent in a maternity wardrobe stacked from top to bottom.
Sugar and spice Fold in feminine pieces with masculine for a well-balanced presentation. Hat Attack hat, $96, hatattack.com, Emily Elizabeth Jewelry bobby pin, $9, emilyejewerly.etsy.com, We Dream in Colour cuffs, $69 each, wedreamincolour.com, JoJo Maman Bébé jacket, $125, jojomamanbebe.com, Noppies dress, $125, kickinmaternity.com Cougar … Continue reading →
By two months, your little is already leaps and bounds ahead of where she was at birth. With a few playtime tweaks from here on out, you can give her a leg up on upcoming milestones. 2 months in: -Show … Continue reading →
I planned to stay home for a full year after my son was born. But he’s only 3 months old, and I already find myself daydreaming about returning to work. I love my baby, but honestly, I’m bored and suffering … Continue reading →
Now that you’re adding the newest sprig to your budding brood, you might be curious to find out just where you (and your wee one!) come from. Here are three ways to dig deeper into your family’s roots. 1. Online database … Continue reading →
Two deserving mothers will win a $250 assortment prize package from Skip Hop, including items such as the Greenwich Simple Chic Backpack Diaper Bag, the Vibrant Village Smart Lights Activity Gym and the Vibrant Village Toy Collection.
One fortunate family will win a luxury Backstage Bag Celebrity Baby Basket (valued at $1,050!), complete with items from buybuy Baby, Diono, Attipas, My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear, Tommee Tippee, Anti Monkey Butt, Stemcyte, Thirty-One Gift, Products on the Go, Silverette, … Continue reading →
This contest is closed. Congratulations to: Debra (MI), Jaye (MN), Michael (MI), Sarah (CA), Diana (CA), Azeem (NY), Monisha (CA), Rhonda (MI), Melissa (PA), Caroline (GA), Chad (CA), Deborah (UT), Jillian (MI), Dolores (FL), Kathy (IL) and Brenda (TX)! We … Continue reading →
Take it in As infants gulp milk from bottle or breast, they tend to swallow air right along with it, which can lead to discomfort and sometimes spitting up. Spending time on their backs can exacerbate the problem because it … Continue reading →
Can I exercise while breastfeeding? A: The short answer is yes! The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends holding off on strenuous exercise until six weeks postpartum, but you’ll want to follow your health care provider’s instructions after … Continue reading →