Nursing might seem like a one-woman show at times, but a few handy aids can make it more of a collaborative effort.
1. Lactating will leave you thirsty, so have a high-capacity water bottle on hand. bkr 1-liter bottle, $45 2. Earphones for mom, a sensor for baby and a smartphone are all you need to get real-time reports on your munchkin’s milk … Continue reading →
From sea to shining sea, the U.S. is dotted with talented makers and their noteworthy creations.
THE WEST Table scraps Tucked away in southern Oregon is the home base of Alexandra Rose Handmade, a line of adorable burp cloths, tiny dresses, crib sheets and more. With playful patterns and impeccable quality, these comfortable pieces are easy … Continue reading →
This darling tale is like the epilogue to the nursery rhyme—you find out what happens after the bough breaks (and thankfully, it’s a happy ending). —Ciera, Editorial Intern Nancy Paulsen Books storybook, $17 Babies in pajamas are quite possibly my … Continue reading →
Snuff out foul odors with an airtight pail. Playtex diaper pail, $37 Just fold, roll and clip to ditch dirty duds. Bambino Mio wet bag, $15 Hang a playful distraction over the changing table. Lavender Kay Design geometric mobile, $45 … Continue reading →
Roll with an entourage of portable essentials to set yourself up for a successful excursion.
Umbrella strollers First-class: Reclines for naptime and includes a convenient carry strap. UPPAbaby G-Luxe, $260 Economy: Boasts a lightweight aluminum frame (12 pounds!) and a fast fold. Summer Infant 3D lite, $80 Diaper clutches First-class: Sport this changing pad as a clutch, wristlet … Continue reading →
From baby showers to first birthdays, there are plenty of excuses to plan a festive party.
I use baker’s twine for everything from wrapping sweet treats to attaching gift tags. —Lacey, Editor in Chief The Twinery gold shimmer twine, $15 This letterpressed banner comes in a boy version, too. —Ciera, Editorial Intern Thimblepress banner kit, $24 … Continue reading →
A monthly photo shoot is the perfect way to document baby's first-year growth, and the outtakes will continue cracking you up until the end of time.
Store your monthly memories in a petite brag book. Pinhole Press brag book, $25 Keep the focus on baby by setting up a simple background—removable wallpaper makes it easy! A basic bodysuit paired with a ready-made sticker pays tribute to the … Continue reading →
Get baby's rear in gear with beautiful bloomers that keep diapers covered.
Garden variety. Billie Blooms, $34 Flock this way. Rocky Racoon, from $22 High and dry. Blush Baby Boutique, $16 Too hot to trot. Sweet Pea Closet, $18 Spot on. Little Maggie Moo, $22 Oh, the suspense. Thief & Bandit, $48
From kiddie pool to country club, whiling away warm summer days splashing and laughing is the stuff fond childhood (and motherhood) memories are made of.
Dive into summer gracefully with a sophisticated swan inflatable sized just right for your little duckling. Sunny Life baby inflatable swan, $30; Beach Ball 4 Fun beach balls, $30 for 12; Boon bath toy set, $13 Keep that adorably bald noggin covered. San Diego … Continue reading →
Can't make it to the gym? No problem. It's just as easy to shed those lingering pregnancy pounds at home. Skip the sitter, and let your little one get in on the action.
Keep everything in pace during your cardio circuit, but maintain quick nursing access for when your wee workout buddy needs to quench her thirst. Belabumbum mesh nursing bra, $51 Get your sweat on with two hours’ worth of mix-and-match workouts for … Continue reading →