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DIY Finger Paint! Try This Recipe for Baby-Safe Non-Toxic Paint

Did you think these ingredients would make paint?

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New Health & Safety Innovations for Babies & Toddlers

Check out the latest air purifiers, sterilizers, bottle warmers, ear thermometers, car seats and baby monitors around.

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20 Things You MUST Do With a Baby in Chicago

Yes, there is such a thing as a baby bucket list! From lullaby classes to smash cakes to stroller tours, this is what you’ll want to check off.

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Designer Foam Play Mats for Every Decor

No garish colors or ABCs here!

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Reach Out: NYC’s Top Parenting & Support Groups

Now more than ever it’s important to connect. Find your online tribe here!

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Indoor Playgrounds for Kids of All Ages from Baby to Teen

Have a blast at one of these indoor wonderlands where your kids can play all day!

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Our Favorite Nursing Pillows for Breastfeeding Your Babe

Snuggle time! Find the best nursing pillow for your body shape and baby’s favorite latching position with this list of the top nursing pillows.

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What’s Up, Doc? Your Guide to Well-Baby Doctor Visits During Baby’s First Year

Find out what to bring and what to expect at your well-baby visits with your pediatrician.

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Play On: Our Top Picks for Play Mats and Baby Gyms

Whether you’re looking for a stylish mat to play on or a fun-filled way to keep baby occupied so you can get things done, you’ll find it here.

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Creative Growth & Development Activities You Can Do at Home

“With the right toys and activities, parents can foster creative growth and development at home, long before the age of one.”

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We Heart New York: Valentine’s Day Gifts & Activities

From cooking and craft projects to locally-made and inspired goods, we’ve got ideas on how to show your love with Big Apple flair!

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10 Lovely Ways to Celebrate Baby’s First Valentine’s Day

From lovey-dovey books to heartfelt activities, here are 10 ideas for making this Valentine’s Day with your baby extra memorable.

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These Are the Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Newborn’s First Visit

Not sure what to ask the doctor at your newborn’s first visit? With this list, now you do!

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7 Practical Tips to Deal with Baby Spit-Up

“Baby spit-ups, and the associated mess, while not being totally avoidable, can be managed with ease with these tips.”

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13 Top Holiday Gifts for Babies 6 to 12 Months

A cool climber, shoulder carrier, and toys and gear that grow with kids are all on our list of the best holiday gifts for babies 6 months and up.

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Our Favorite Holiday Gifts for Newborn Babies to 6 Month Olds

Find the perfect gifts for babies, from developmental toys to nursery decor and much more.

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Go-To Holiday Baby Gifts

Here are some of my favorite go-to baby gifts

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The Perfect Baby Girl Nursery

Whether you need to freshen up a somewhat finished space or design out a blank room, Cousins Ash and Jess at City & Shiplap can guide you through your design journey with a fast, fun and simple virtual interior design approach.

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Tummy Time Hacks by a Pediatric Physical Therapist

As a pediatric physical therapist and mom of two, not only have I been there, done that, but it’s actually my job to help parents and babies become tummy time masters!

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Let’s Play! Sensory Activities for All Five Senses

Playtime with your baby or toddler just got way more exciting, thanks to these cool activities that engage each of the five senses.

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Entertaining Tummy Time Activities for Baby

“Thankfully, tummy time doesn’t have to be a struggle for your baby. It can be fun when adding in these entertaining tummy time activities into your baby’s everyday life!”

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Baby Games: 7 Sure-Fire Ways to Amuse Your Non-Mobile Baby

These fun activities for babies take playtime to the next level—no walking or crawling required!

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Online Parenting Classes: Birthing, Breastfeeding & More

Pregnant? Just welcomed a newborn? Congrats! Now head to these virtual destinations (from local providers) to up your infant IQ, stat!

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DIY Ways to Turn a Plastic Bottle Into a Baby Toy

These DIY upcycle projects turn those old water bottles into fabulous toys for baby!

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We Got You: Online Activities & Classes for Indoor Fun

Gaming! Theater! Songwriting! Singalongs! And childcare. The city’s family-friendly businesses are stepping up to help you and the kids stay sane.

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Newborn Must-Haves You’ll Need in the First Weeks

Stock up on these basics before your baby arrives and you’ll be covered for the first few weeks.

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Party Time! Best Venues for Baby’s First Birthday

Celebrate this milestone birthday at these spots where all the planning is done for you!

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20 Genius Air Travel Hacks Every Parent Needs to Know

With these travel tips and tricks, your next family flight will seem (almost) enjoyable!

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One Cool Thing: Panda Crate Subscription Box for Babies & Toddlers

Babies are naturally curious and creative, and they love spending time with you. But if you’re not sure how to fill your days together, here’s your answer: The best way to help babies learn and grow is to give them…

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Creative Halloween Costume Ideas for Babies & Toddlers

Get creative this Halloween with these clever costumes for babies and toddlers, many of which you can make yourself.

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The Tummy Time Cheat Sheet Every New Parent Needs to See

Tummy time is more than just putting baby on her belly—and it’s important, too.

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Up Your Baby Photo Game With 12 Instagram-Worthy Props

Make sure your snaps are instant social media hits by arming yourself with some pro-style props like sheepskin rugs and picture-perfect blankets.

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Manhattan’s Best Places for Drop-in Play

Whether you need A/C, a roof on a rainy day, or just want to mix it up, these spots are perfect for playtime.

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Here Are 50 Baby Registry Essentials That Will Save Your Sanity

I was among the first of my friends to have kids, which meant navigating the baby gear scene somewhat blindly. I walked through the aisles of Babies ‘R’ Us and Buy Buy Baby scanning whatever seemed useful, but not having…

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Why My “Lived-In” Home Vibe Is My New Mom Aesthetic

“I don’t think I want to spend my time stressing over decor when I’m already anxious enough about the responsibilities of motherhood.”

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