New Spring, New You

By Amity Spiegel

Five ways for busy moms to freshen up this spring, from new makeup to a new outlook.

1165841_78373180 We all want to lose our last 15 pounds of baby weight, dress like a fashionista, and have an organized home. But how many of us have the time and energy to make these things happen? Personally, a typical day for me entails scarfing down my kid’s leftover chick-a-saurus nuggets before getting my daily exercise in the form of a [more]

Photographer of the Month: Lindsay May for Classic Kids Photography

By Mia Weber

In the first installment of our new monthly feature, get the scoop on what makes Lindsay May for Classic Kids Photography perfect for your next family, baby, or maternity photo session!

e_061801_131018 In our new monthly feature--Photographer of the Month--we'll be showcasing the work of a different family and/or maternity photographer each month! For our first installment, we're proud to present the lovely images of Lindsay May for Classic Kids Photography! Lindsay has photographed several New York Family cover subjects--including Melissa Joan Hart and Daphne Oz--and is known in NYC for her gift [more]

Reasons Greg Pembroke’s Blog & Book Have Gone Viral

By Jodi Silberstein

The hilarious father of two opens up about his hit blog, Reasons My Son Is Crying, his book deal, and the universal nature of parenting

Reasons My Kid Is Crying It’s been a whirlwind year for Greg Pembroke, father of two young sons and founder of the viral blog-turned-hit-selling-book, Reasons My Kid Is Crying (the blog is Reasons My Son Is Crying). The book is currently being sold in multiple countries around the world, with plans to expand this summer. We caught up with Greg—who formerly worked in advertising full-time [more]

Reflections On The First Year

By Jess Michaels

A new mom marvels at how quickly time flies by—and how much there is to look forward to

image Ella on her birthday. It was recently my daughter’s first birthday, and I find it hard to believe how quickly time has gone by. Was it really just 12 months ago that I was eating spicy food and going on long walks hoping to induce labor?  How is it possible that the six-pound, 13-ounce baby who changed [more]

What To Expect From An Unexpected Pregnancy

By Emily Murphy

The author of “Oops! How to Rock the Mother of All Surprises” shares her insights on embracing an unplanned pregnancy and preparing for baby — all with plenty of humor

9781440562068_p0_v2_s260x420 With countless Hollywood and television tropes, unexpected pregnancy can get a bad reputation. A stigma seems to exist that most unplanned babies are for teenagers and a cultural taboo emphasizes that if a grown woman is surprised by a positive pregnancy test and decides to keep it, she’s not supposed to admit her ambivalent feelings. In today’s parenting culture, despite [more]

How To Pick A Pediatric Dentist Or Orthodontist For Your Child

By Emanuelle Block

Start Early, Ask For Referrals, and Do Your Research

doggy Editor's Note: For listings of parent-recommended pediatric dentists and orthodontists, along with other healthcare providers, click here.  Whether it’s a little one’s very first trip to the dentist, or time to straighten that crooked smile, parents need to know what to look for in a pediatric dentist or orthodontist. A Child’s First Visit To The Dentist The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends [more]