Katelin Walling, a graduate of the University of Maine, is the Managing Editor for NYMetroParents. She can often be found reading, knitting, drinking coffee, or babysitting. She is a member of the frequent buyers clubs at L.L. Bean and Cabela's. See More
Skip the tricycle and training wheels and choose a balance bike to help your child learn how to ride a bike. Here's all you need to know about balance bikes, including how they work, tips for getting started, and answers to safety questions.
NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.