When Can We Take Our Newborn out to a Restaurant?

As a new mom up to your ears in diapers, feedings, schedules, and generally just trying to figure it all out, you may long to do something “normal” again. Like go out to a restaurant. On the other hand, you’re probably worried about your little one. Germs. Changing station availability. Crying (maybe yours?).

This Is How to Use Play to Reveal Your Kid’s Feelings

My four and a half year old son began kindergarten at a NYC public school last September.  While I knew that this would be an adjustment for him, I naively underestimated its magnitude.  Despite our preparations throughout the summer, his first few days were extremely tearful, anxiety-ridden and overwhelming. Following his repeated requests-turned-pleadings not to […]

Screen Time for Kids: How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

Technology has improved everyone’s lives in many ways, but it also has its drawbacks. Over the last decade, exposure to smartphones, tablets, handheld video games, and laptops have become unavoidable. Mommybites acknowledges that “older” parents may not be as tech-savvy as younger generations. This results in many older parents being very cautious when it comes to their children using technology.