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Yes, You Can Install a Car Seat in a NYC Taxi

Planning a visit to the Greatest City in the World? While hailing a taxi on 5th Avenue with your newborn and strapping him into a car seat might seem daunting to a new mom, it only takes about 45 seconds to do it safely, according to The Car Seat Lady, aka NYC pediatrician Dr. Alisa Baer. Here’s how:

Traveling with Kids: Tips to Stay Sane

Oh, the joys of traveling with the whole family. No parent wants to be the one whose child throws a temper tantrum on an airplane, or has the toddler running amok at a rest stop.

As summer's recesses and long weekends come around, never fear: These books offer tips and tricks to keep the kids entertained and help you keep your sanity.

7 Tips for Your First Summer Vacation With Baby

Your first big trip with baby. Whether you’re packing up the car to visit the in-laws or flying off to a tropical island (lucky you!), the notion of traveling with your newest family member probably fills with you with an equal measure of excitement and dread. But you can do it! Speaking from personal experience — I just returned from a week-long Caribbean vacation with my 8-month-old — here are some tips to make your trip as easy and fun as possible. Hint: It’s all about preparation!

Recent Product Recalls

03.27.13 Bugaboo Recalls Cameleon3 Strollers Due to Fall Hazard

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) in cooperation with Bugaboo announced a voluntary recall of about 9,200 in the U.S. and 960 in Canada due to fall hazard.

The 10 Most Practical Pieces of Parenting Advice No One Tells You

If you’re anything like me, you spent your pregnancy (and pre-pregnancy) poring over blogs and websites. You know that dropside cribs are out and that and that date nights with your husband are in. But here are 10 pieces of advice I bet you haven’t heard before:
 

Gear Up

This week I was in Louisville, Ky., for the annual ABC Kids Expo for a sneak peek at the latest and greatest baby gear. My five favorite finds feature good design, are über user-friendly and each one had me asking, why didn’t I think of that?

Flying The Not-So-Friendly Skies

Any person will tell you with great confidence that traveling with small children is no one's No.1 favorite thing to do. But it's a fact of life for many parents—especially when you factor in vacations or grandparents and other family members living out of state. Mix in cramped airline accommodations, delays or cancellations, and we're looking at Disaster City, The New York Times reports.

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