If you are considering buying your child a smartphone, but are concerned about what that might mean for their safety, these guidelines will help you with when your child may or may not be ready for a smartphone, and how you can help to guide their behavior online in a healthy and safe manner.
Mommybites Chit-Chat: Conversations with luminaries, entrepreneurs and influencers in the parenting world. Our latest interview features Jayne Beilby, Founder of Tech Tonic.
Mommybites Chit-Chat: Conversations with luminaries, entrepreneurs and influencers in the parenting world Tell us a little about you (your background, your job, what makes you tick or anything else you think our Mommybites moms will find interesting). I’m the Editor of New York Family magazine and the Content and Programming Director of the New York […]
Note: This is an unabridged version of a column I wrote for GRAND Magazine. As a parent or grandparent, you cannot escape making the to-watch or not-to-watch decision about 13 Reasons Why, the Netflix 13-hour series that depicts Hannah Baker, a high school student and the show’s central character, who dies by suicide. Hannah leaves […]
Mother’s day is coming up! If you’re a new dad, you might be a little stuck on ideas. If you’re not part of the family, but looking for a present, it can be hard to choose the perfect one. There’s a lot of pressure to provide a good gift, especially for the first year. After […]
We recently held a highly informative, fun, and inspirational online class with expert Deanna deCampos, founder of Eastside Westside Music Together – also our generous sponsor – on how music can play an incredibly powerful role in our lives. Deanna explained how introducing music to babies and young children can promote healthy brain development, and […]
Having mom friends is so important, and the best way to create your tribe is to host and attend play dates with your friends and their kiddos. We recently held a fun and highly informative class with REAL mom, Jillian Darlington, CEO of MomCo App Inc. – and generously sponsored by Happy Family – to […]
A birthday party is one of the events a kid looks forward to all year. It’s a day of fun, friends and frosting for them, but for parents, the looming prospect of a birthday party is viewed somewhat differently. There’s a lot that has to get done in order to throw a successful birthday party […]