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Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

The Saurette clothing line emerged in 2009, with a modern take on children's fashion. We sat down with founder and mom-of-two Lisa Kanouse to find out how she got the collection started, how she manages a work/family balance, and what's next for Saurette.

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When your child's birthday is oh-so-close to a school's cutoff date for enrollment, what's the wise course of action?

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - July 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - July 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the best beach blanket, a safer tub for newborn baths, and the Nap Nanny, a baby recliner created by Comcast SportsNet reporter Leslie Gudel.

The Best Bags for Moms

The Best Bags for Moms

To help you navigate your kid-filled summer with ease, organization, and style, we present the best new bags for busy moms.

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad, also know as the "Queen of Curl," was a pioneer in the hair business. We sat down with this celebrated hair stylist (and mom of two) to find out how she found her niche, how she balances work and family life, and what advice she has for other mompreneurs.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - June 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - June 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including eco-friendly shoes, a safer infant car seat, and an easy language guide for overseas travelers of all ages.

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan mom Donna Slade launched Heidi's Home Design, LLC, in 2007. We sat down with Slade to discuss how she got her business started, what challenges she ran into, and how she manages the work/life balance. Slade also shares her advice for other mompreneurs.

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area.

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room.

A Revolutionary Gift-Giving Idea: Deposit A Gift

A Revolutionary Gift-Giving Idea: Deposit A Gift

Deposit a Gift (DAG) has revolutionized the gift registry concept by allowing anyone to build a unique and customized online registry site. DAG is perfect for wedding registries, baby showers, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthday parties, and other special events.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - May 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - May 2010

Check out some nifty products on our radar for children and families, including chic nursery decor and furniture; a tea set just for moms; and a colorful cure for bumps and bruises.

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer

If you're among the many women who have come to dread swimsuit season and its skimpy options, check out this season's more modest options that have every body type covered.

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

MomBiz: Jill Brack's Gluten-Free Goodies

Jill Brack, a Manhattan mom of one who founded Glow™ Gluten Free, talks to us about having celiac disease, starting her own business, and getting inspiration from daughter Stella.

Book Review: 'How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew'

Book Review: 'How to Sew a Button: And Other Nifty Things Your Grandmother Knew'

Author Erin Bried weaves pearls of wisdom from our nation's grandmothers into a heartwarming guide that celebrates the simple things in life.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - April 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - April 2010

Find out why celebrities like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Gwen Stefani, and Nicole Richie love Little Giraffe blankets; plus, check out some other nifty products on our radar for kids and families.

Pedicure Secrets: Tips and Tricks for the Trimmest Toes

Pedicure Secrets: Tips and Tricks for the Trimmest Toes

Read these tips and tricks from the experts - Cathy Coccoaro of Long Island's Cactus Salon and Essie Weingarten of Essie Cosmetics - to get your winter-worn toes into sandal-worthy shape.

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Suffolk County Mom's Food Shears Make Kids' Meal Time Fun and Safe

Anila Nitekman, a Greenlawn resident and mother of two, talks to us about how she invented the Tiny Bites Food Shears, which make cutting up children's food a breeze.

Talking with Tanea Smith, Founder of She's Got Papers

Talking with Tanea Smith, Founder of She's Got Papers

Brooklyn resident Tanea Smith draws inspiration for her online stationery boutique from everyday life with her two children.

Hair Styles: Spring 2010’s Best Looks

Hair Styles: Spring 2010’s Best Looks

Christo, artistic director of Christo Fifth Avenue hair salon, shares his tips for easy-to-manage hair cuts and color that are in style this spring.

Manhattan MomBiz: Julia Pimsleur Levine, founder of Little Pim

Manhattan MomBiz: Julia Pimsleur Levine, founder of Little Pim

Former producer and filmmaker Julia Pimsleur Levine - daughter of the late Dr. Paul Pimsleur, creator of the Pimsleur Method for foreign languages - founded "Little Pim" in 2006, a program that teaches foreign languages to babies and young children.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Parents - March 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Parents - March 2010

Check out these new and noteworthy products for kids, moms, and families! Features this month include Heidi Klum's new maternity clothing lines, "Lavish" and "Loved," plus a night light that lets children know when it's time for bed and time to wake up.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - February 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - February 2010

Check out our editor's picks on the best products out there for kids of all ages and stages - and their parents, too!

MomBiz: Lisa Price, Owner of Carol's Daughter®

MomBiz: Lisa Price, Owner of Carol's Daughter®

Brooklyn resident and mom-of-three Lisa Price started selling her scents at church flea markets and has since developed her passion into a multi-million dollar beauty brand endorsed by celebrities like Mary J. Blige and Jada Pinkett Smith.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms

Check out our editor's picks on the best products out there for kids of all ages and stages - and their parents, too!

Long Island MomBiz: Shelley Goodman's Funky and Fun Designs

Long Island MomBiz: Shelley Goodman's Funky and Fun Designs

Port Washington mom Shelley Goodman talks to us about what it's like running her own business, Fernella's Jools, while raising 7-year-old twins. Plus, Shelley's tips for entrepreneur moms!




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