Once your budding babe is regularly on the move, keep tabs on his kick count to boost bonding and help doc monitor his well-being. 1. Pick a time when your little gymnast is most active (like after a meal), and … Continue reading →
Little ones are highly attuned to repetition. The familiarity is comforting in this big new world, and that includes getting ready to catch some Zs. Following a bedtime routine will help your babe wind down and let her know that … Continue reading →
Figure painting An inspired ensemble made for a muse. Alexandra Koumba cuffs, $160 each; Seraphine dress, $325 In residence A colorful combination for expressive endeavors. Elizabeth Gillett scarf (as headwrap), $75; Lili Claspe choker, $220; Rosena Sammi earrings, $290; cuff, $99; Alexandra … Continue reading →
Three simple tips to help you make the most of your maternity leave.
Meet other mamas Join a mommy-and-me class, or chat up some fellow moms at the park. These connections could lead to lifelong friendships for both you and your little ones. Plus, having someone who gets what you’re going through is … Continue reading →
Sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, is the leading cause of death to infants from 1 to 12 months, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It’s determined when the death of an infant under the age … Continue reading →
Guess what, mamas? Pumpkin spice lattes are back at Starbucks, and fall fashion is staging a style takeover! With chilly mornings and shorter evenings in the cards for the not too distant future, it’s time to start switching out your … Continue reading →
Think beyond the crib with these dreamy snooze spots.
THE BASSINET Graco Dream Suite Bassinet, $150 “The Dream Suite has done double-duty in our house—first as a sleep space in our bedroom and later as a nap spot and changing center downstairs. The top seamlessly flips back and forth … Continue reading →
Keep tabs on your tot with a surveillance system suited to the task.
VIEW FROM HERE Philips Avent uGrow Smart Baby Monitor, $240 Capabilities: audio, video, smart device compatible “We just welcomed our first baby and are so pleased with the uGrow. It allows us to keep an eye on him from our … Continue reading →
Seven babywearing options that let you take your tot to-go.
THE WOVEN WRAP Babylonia BB Slen, $119 From birth-40 pounds “After almost a year of wearing my daughter (and trying every carrier under the sun), I couldn’t wait to use the BB Slen. Because the fabric doesn’t stretch, it took … Continue reading →
Double electric breast pumps make milk retrieval quick and painless.
CUSTOM FIT Evenflo Feeding Deluxe Advanced, $140 “Deciphering the world of pumping can be daunting, but Evenflo makes it easier with a simple instruction manual that even spells out how to adjust settings (for speed and suction) based on whether … Continue reading →