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 […]

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 […]

Playing, Dancing and Creating at NY Kids Club

This past Friday, I had the honor of bringing my younger son to attend NY Kids Club’s open house at their newest location in Tribeca. As we walked in, we were greeted by a warm, welcoming staff and I was instantly impressed with how bright and inviting the space was. Before I get into the […]

Mother’s Day Deals

Mother’s Day. The name says it all: “Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world.” Although each country has its own traditions, here at Mommybites the Belgian Mother’s Day tradition is one of […]

Little Dancers Making a Big Difference

This past weekend my daughter hosted her very first fundraiser for the Ronald McDonald House of NY. Her interest in the House began when she participated in the Fun Run in Kindergarten and she became committed, after having had the opportunity to tour the House. Her goal is to raise $12,775. This will cover a […]

Lucky Spring Deals

There are a few good things about March. One of them is, of course, that the whole February Sport Illustrated Swimsuit Issue is safely behind us (Does anyone else think it’s just plain mean to have the swimsuit edition come out right after Valentine’s Day the celebration of everything chocolate?!) Another fun thing about March […]

Parental Foul

Growing up, I was never on a sports team. While my parents encouraged other pursuits and hobbies, athletics was never a focus for my sister and me. Through the years, I would hear stories of games and championships, see trophies and witness bonds between teammates, and I knew that I had missed out on something […]