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]

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]

Big Stroller Giveaway: The Jané Trider Extreme

By New York Family

Discover the latest stroller from a European Company Known for the Safety and Innovation

Trider Extreme Red We have an amazing stroller giveaway this week—and for many of you it will be introduction to a brand you will remember. Based in Barcelona, the company, Jané, is a big popular brand in Europe.  Over 60-years-old, Jané (pronounced jah-nee) is known for its innovation and safety.  The now have three strollers available in the United States, and the one we’re [more]

The Benefits Of Cloth Diapers

By Kristin Tablang

Check out the latest tips, trends, and fun facts about swapping disposable for cloth

cloth diapers Disposable diapers definitely have the seductive lure of convenience on their side, but the benefits of cloth diapers arguably outweigh this positive. Not only are cloth diapers better for the environment (and your wallet) than disposable diapers, they also provide babies with wonderful dryness and comfort. In addition, some say they even help speed up potty training! Read on for the [more]

What the Affordable Care Act Means for Breastfeeding Moms

By Gina Ciagne

A leading lactation consultant and breastfeeding advocate breaks down what nursing moms need to know about the ACA

SignatureProPRODUCT0813 The Affordable Care Act (or ACA or Obamacare) has received a lot of attention for a lot of different reasons, but there’s one piece of the legislation that I am really excited about: Health insurance plans are now required to cover the cost of breastfeeding support and equipment for nursing moms, including the cost of lactation counselors and breast pumps. Because [more]

Health & Wellness Listings

By New York Family

A comprehensive list of pediatricians, pediatric dentists, orthodontists, OB-GYNs, hospitals (where to give birth), and urgent care

doggy Editor’s Note: A brief aside on how these listings came together: To find a good doctor, many people turn to their friends, so we thought why not turn to our readers to put together a list of favorite, local OB-GYNs, pediatricians, and pediatric dentists and orthodontists? (We’ve also included urgent care listings and hospitals in which to give birth.) These [more]