More articles about kids


Chasing after the little ones day in and day out doesn't only take a toll on your body, it can take a toll on your sanity! For all you mommies out there wheeling and dealing with the kiddos in tow, we've enlisted Porschla Kidd—full-time mom, former model and wife to New York Knicks point guard Jason Kidd—to give ten tried-and-true... CONTINUE READING 2

How to Deal With Working-Mom Guilt

I’ve been working since my son was born; I’m also the primary earner in my marriage. My son, now five, is thriving. I’m not. I still filter everything through the lens of my shortcomings, the tally of meals missed and other failures. But he does not. He’s a happy, independent little guy. Last month, my son was on a class trip at Carnegie... CONTINUE READING 10


Partied out after all those holiday soirees and NYE bashes? Even though at the moment the last thing you want to imagine is a party, the fact is that 2012 will be filled with gatherings, too. So, instead of sitting on the sidelines this year, make a vow to throw your own fêtes in 2012. Food Network personality, Iron Chef... CONTINUE READING 6

Frederic Fekkai's "Have to Have" Gift Guide

Frederic Fekkai is famous for his posh hair product line and the celebs he's styled, but he's pretty great at picking out holiday presents, too. His musts? A fab red wine, cashmere baby booties, a luxe shaving set and so much more. See his whole list on, plus don't forget to make YOUR gift wish list on CONTINUE READING 6

Would You Freeze Your Eggs?

Before you decide to have a baby, it's a good idea to get your life in order (that means: no more late-night tequila-shot seshes and all-day movie marathons hungover in your bed). More challenging still, if you want to co-parent, you'll have to find an s.o. who wants to raise kids, too. Eek! Let's say that you, like a lot of... CONTINUE READING 10

When Santa Goes Broke: Shopping for Kids on a Budget

When I answered my seven-year-old’s Christmas request for an iPod Touch recently with a “no” (and a side of “are you kidding me?”), he shot back: “But you don’t even have to pay for it! It’ll be from Santa.” I was temporarily stumped, but I reminded him that not only is Santa on a budget just like we are, he also... CONTINUE READING 5

“If You Don’t Believe in Miracles, Perhaps You've Forgotten You ARE One”

Happy Hump Day! We know the middle of the week can be a drag, so we’re introducing our bi-weekly series of inspiring posters from best-selling author Karen Salmansohn. Karen brings fun nuggets of self-help advice on her blog daily (or more than daily!) on An Editor’s Take: It's easy to get caught up in the hustle of the everyday and dragged down... CONTINUE READING 5

BFFs Pair Wine & Cookies for One Amazing Company

Unwinding with a glass of wine and a delicious cookie sounds indulgently sweet, but what if doing so was your job? Leah and Laura of Cookies & Corks may work ridiculously hard at their business, but being able to sample their product is a definite perk! Read on to learn how they started their business, balance family with... CONTINUE READING 8

Labor Day Party Etiquette for Hostesses from Hospitality Expert Emillio Mesa

Now that you’ve sent out the invitations, chosen a theme and bought the decorations (see Emillio’s tips on planning and cooking for the perfect Labor Day party), it’s time to brush up on your party etiquette. Do you fancy yourself little Miss Manners? Well, see hospitality expert Emillio Mesa’s party dos, and tell us if you agree! A Labor Day weekend... CONTINUE READING 15

10 Stellar Stationery Sets

Happy 10th birthday to Shecky’s (have you checked out our amazing deals and more?)! In honor of the awesome party attitude that goes along with a b-day and our love for Fridays, we’re bringing you a TOP 10 AT 10AM every Friday. I’ve always found handwritten postcards/cards/invites/letters terribly romantic. Sure, they’re not as eco-friendly as their digital counterparts, but what snail... CONTINUE READING 18