Beating the Baby Blues

For many women, it’s the happiest time in their lives. Yet for others, it’s an overwhelming time filled with emotions of loneliness and sadness. About 13 percent of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, and another 80 percent report general sadness. For most women who suffer from this disease, the peak of the condition […]

Ready, Set, Go: How To Pack The Perfect Hospital Bag

The weeks before baby is due to arrive are usually the busiest, from prepping the nursery to stocking up on all the necessities. But getting ready for your trip to the hospital shouldn’t be overlooked. Oftentimes, organizing the hospital bag is left until the very last minute (like when your water unexpectedly breaks), or it’s […]

Beware of Hidden Home Dangers

For New York City families, looking for a new home is no easy task; it’s one of biggest decisions and financial commitments you’ll make. Families often overlook the less obvious, but very important potential risks when making decisions on where their family should live. Whether your family is renting or looking to buy a home, […]

Our NY Baby Show Favorites

Last weekend, the Mommybites team attended the NY Baby Show and we were so impressed with all of the incredible new products on the market! Here are some of our favorites: Hatch Things: The SureShop bag from Hatch Things allows you to hang a bag on your stroller without the constant worry of the stroller […]

BOO! Top 5 NYC Halloween Picks

Halloween is definitely one of our favorite holidays of the year as speech pathologists. We do tons of activities with our children like carving pumpkins, making pumpkin pie, creating spooky decorations, and more! And since we live in one of the greatest cities in the world, we are lucky to have a ton of fun […]

Independent School Fairs

According to my older son, the start to fall means one thing – and it’s not caramel apples. Fall means homework has started again! It also means that for many of you (and especially those with children from baby to six) the school search and admissions process begins. I know first-hand how overwhelming this process can […]

Family Fitness in NYC

Summertime in NYC: moms are out with their babies, joggers are running along the river and groups of people are meeting up for fitness boot camps. Take another look and you’ll also see families stretching, doing obstacle courses and engaged in group workouts – a growing trend in the City. Now more than ever, parents […]

NY Family Expo 2015

Here are just a few of the many incredible brands and vendors we met at the New York Family Baby Expo: Motorola pediped Bitybean Pager Jane Stokke We also met and connected with hundreds of parents! Here is a picture of just one of the many adorable babies who visited our booth. This little guy […]