NYC

Babywearing in New York City

Living in a big city is challenging with small children. It isn't easy to grocery shop with them, or go to the post office, or even head to ballet class once a week. Taking the subways, taxis and busses is more difficult than it's worth,...

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Three Peas in a Pod: Our Nursery

I've been wanting to share our nursery/children's room with you for a while now, but there were so many things getting in the way. First and foremost, I wanted those picture perfect magazine-like images to share. I had to eventually come to the realization that...

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Baby Shower Gift Guide Day 5: For Momma

One thing that many of us tend to overlook when we are pregnant is ourselves-especially when there are other children running around. It is so crucial to make sure that we not only take care of our bodies, but take care of our minds as...

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Biggest Baby Shower

Tomorrow night, Big City Mom's-New York City's largest social group for moms and TheBump.com will host the 9th annual Biggest Baby Shower event. Over 500 new and expectant parents will peruse over 70 of the top children's brands including Aprica, Bugaboo and Quinny, BPA-free essential products...

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Human Mother

I'm not the type of mother that completely restricts television from my children. I haven't hired a coach to prepare them to be accepted into the most elite schools in the city. My husband and I try not to drill our 2 and 4 year old's full...

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade, NYC

Every so often, I get a bug to do something last minute and totally spontaneous. This doesn't always have favorable consequences, but it's worth the shot in my book. Once the idea is planted in my head, it's nearly impossible to deter me. Yesterday I woke...

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Nickelodeon All Access Cruise

I started traveling across the country when I was seven. My parents divorced and we moved from the quiet suburbs of Cleveland to the slightly busier and much more hip suburbs of San Francisco. While flying with my sister-who was nearly four years my junior-was...

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Introducing Little Birdie (and a Contest!)

Introducing little birdie, your “go to” resource for insider tips for local, kid-friendly deals in your zip! Little birdie will be landing in NYC and Atlanta in early March. Parents (expecting or with children 12 years or younger) in those cities will be the first...

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Monday Morning Stoop Snoop

This past few days will easily enter the books as some of the busiest on record. With Fashion Week, the Toy Fair, Justin's 30th birthday and Valentine's Day, things have been beyond hectic. Between buzzing up and down this island in trains, buses and taxi cabs,...

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Freckleface Strawberry the Musical

Walking through Times Square never gets old We were recently invited to check out the highly acclaimed musical, Freckleface Strawberry at a theater near Times Square. I never know how the kids are going to do when we see a theater performance, but they had an...

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Ice, Ice, Baby

I just had to post some photos of the storm from this morning. New York City was covered in a layer of ice so thick, I quite literally ice skated to the pediatrician this morning. It was incredibly beautiful...

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