Potty training made easy!

There are so many potty training methods out there  it is overwhelming.  We didnt use a specific method- just made up my own way!  If you are sheltering in or staying home, now is a great time to try!   The way we did it was slowly and it turned out to work really well for…

Easter fun!

We all need something fun to focus on during these uncertain times. Here are some fun activities to give your little bunny a smile and help make Easter fun.  All these toys are available on Amazon and will get to you in time for Easter celebrations.

Disney with a toddler- Make it Fun!

We are huge huge Disney fans around here!  My first trip to Disney was when I was 2 months old so my parents started me young!  I took my son at 10 months.  We believe Disney is fun for all ages! I am also a former cast member so have been in every part of…

Cold Weather Essentials

As the weather starts getting colder in the city, here are some things we are loving for keeping our city babe warm and cozy the whole season long! ergoPouch: We love the ergoPouch Sleepsuit Bag for those cold winter nights!  So comfy and warm and made from breathable natural fibers – Organic Cotton, and Bamboo. Babies sleep…

Tips for Flying with a Toddler

We love to travel, but flying with a 2 year old can be difficult!  From NYC, we have flown to Europe several times, Hawaii, Florida, California and the Carribean.  We try not to let having a toddler hold us back from vacation destinations.  Here are some tools that have helped us entertain and calm our…

Dealing with those Toddler Tantrums

Toddler meltdowns are inevitable!  As a parent, it is hard to figure out how to deal with them.  We compiled some resources to help deal with the inevitable tantrum. The experts at The Center for Parenting Education give the following tips to  Avoid or Reduce Temper Tantrums: A certain number of temper tantrums are inevitable;…

What baby wants for Christmas!

Babies can’t tell us what they want for the holidays, but a mama knows!  Developmental books, teething toys and swaddles are top picks for baby gifts.  Here are our favorites for the holidays! MAM Friends teething toys: These bright and bubbly characters are designed to address baby’s sensory development at every stage, stimulating hand-eye coordination…

How to get a passport for Baby- Updated!

Baby’s first vacation can be so fun, especially before they start to walk!  international travel comes with needing a passport.   Getting a passport for a baby can often be a confusing process.  There are many form to fill out and information you need to bring with you to the passport agency.   My biggest…

The under $50 toddler Holiday Gift Guide!

Toddlers are known for their excitement, activiteness and their short attention spans.  We love buying toys that inspire the imagination and encourage open ended play. Here are some of our favorite gifts for the holiday season under $50: Green Toys Ambulance & Doctor’s Kit:  We love Green Toys for their commitment to environment safe play. …

The City Babe guide to toddler safe Holiday decor!

We went back and forth deciding if we should get a christmas tree this year.  Living in a small Manhattan apartment, space is already at a premium.  Plus, we felt like Baby O would constantly be touching the tree and pulling down the ornaments.  Since our lobby has a great tree, we dcided to just…