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 […]

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 […]

Programs to Help Children Get the Most Out of Summer

Summer is fast approaching, and parents know that all that free time can be challenging to fill. We’re often asked how to organize summer plans that allow children to improve academic skills, or prepare for the social challenges of the next school year – and still be kids and have fun. The good news is […]