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, […]

Helping Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies

Before stocking up on Halloween candy this year, consider this: according to Food Allergy Research and Education Inc., 1 in every 13 trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell may have a food allergy. The top eight food allergens that cause about 90% of reactions are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish; reactions […]

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 […]

Best NYC Baby and Me Exercise Classes

It’s fall in New York City, but that doesn’t mean it’s too cold to go outside and get moving!  From time to time you may have seen a mommy (or daddy) exercising with a stroller in the streets of the city. And if you prefer to stay inside, we also have some excellent indoor options […]