While gender reveal parties are a staple of many pregnancy journeys, you may be looking for a new alternative to an old tradition. Though these parties only recently sprung up in popularity, they tend to uphold outdated gender roles. Pink and blue are lovely shades — but many people become wrapped up in assigning traits, personalities, and even colors to babies based on their sex. Gender is more about personal expression, making the name ironically inaccurate from the start.
as the months went by and I grew larger and larger, I had to come to terms with the fact that a baby was indeed coming out (it’s easy to skip that part and go straight to the bouncing bundle of joy, am I right?). I began researching birthing classes and found that, once again, living in New York City has its advantages — there were plenty to choose from!
If you’re pregnant, you’re probably busy furnishing a nursery, creating a birth plan, choosing a name, and picking out baby clothing. However, pregnancy is also a very sensitive time for your health. After all, your health now affects your child’s health!
Going on a vacation while pregnant can feel boring. There’s so much you can’t eat, drink, or try out because it’s bad for the baby. Despite all this, a trip to New York City can end up being the perfect vacation for expecting mothers. Whether it’s your first time visiting or your first time living in NYC while pregnant, there’s a lot to do- even after you exclude all the things you can’t do during these nine months.
The worst part about buying gear for baby is its shelf life. Within the blink of an eye, your baby has grown into a toddler and grown out of his/her bouncer, swing, play yard, high chair or crib.
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 […]
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 […]
Parenting can be a rocky road. Sure, there are moments of rapturous joy – the first time your kid rides a bike, or skis down a hill, or performs in a dance recital, or remembers to put her clothes in the hamper – but there are also painful, difficult, heartbreaking spells, too, when your children […]
A common gift to give on Valentine’s Day is… CHOCOLATE. A huge, collective thank you to whomever started that tradition. To celebrate this chocolate lover’s holiday, here are a few fun facts from Candy USA about chocolate and Valentine’s Day: More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s […]
When the word “downsizing” comes up in conversation, you may most often think of retired empty-nesters moving into a smaller place after all the kids have grown up and moved away. But in the last year, younger families have broken this mold by jumping the gun by a few (or many) years. Recently, it’s not […]