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NJ Babies Are More Expensive Than You Realize

Think NJ’s one of the better places to have a baby? This survey ranked all 50 states (and the results may surprise you).

Voted Best Spa by NJ Family Readers, SoJo Spa Club is a Must-Visit

The Edgewater spa is a next-level relaxation destination.

Put Down the Controller: The Holderness Family Gets Your Kid's Fortnite Addiction

Their latest music video shows parents trying to get their kids’ off the Xbox...you can imagine the rest.

Amazing Date Night Ideas to Spice Up Your August

Call the sitter; you’re due for a kid-free summer night out!

The Pros and Cons of Cosmetic Dentistry

Read this before upgrading your pearly whites.

The Girls’ Night Goddesses Heard Your Prayers: The Rosé Mansion Has Come to NYC

It’s a wino’s Instagram heaven.

New Jersey Family's 2nd Annual Ultimate Bucket List: Me Time

We asked YOU to tell us your favorite things to do in and around NJ (and threw in some of our faves, too). From awesome attractions and restaurants to the best beaches and spots for kid-free fun, you’ll want to put every one of these winners on your list!

Get Ready to Cry Laughing at These Moms Imitating Their Kids Playing Fortnite

“Mom, can you get off the Internet maybe?”

8 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Getting Divorced

This NJ mom shares what she's learned about shared custody, keeping the peace and more.

41 Things to Do This July Without the Kids

Call the sitter! You’re due for some grown-up fun.

Signs Your Baby Has a Food Allergy

Suspect she’s allergic? Here’s what to look for.

Baby Carriers You and Your Mini Will Love

Keep baby close with these cozy carriers.

What You Need to Know About Extreme Morning Sickness

A NJ mom shares her story about coping with hyperemesis gravidarum.

When to Consider a Midwife or Doula

Know the facts and consider your options before the big day.

Diaper Bags You'll Love Carrying

Fashion meets function with these stylish essentials.

20 Restaurants with Jaw-Dropping NYC Views

Take in the breeze off the Hudson and Manhattan sights from these popular restos.

We’re Obsessed with This Outdoor Jersey City Destination

The cocktails and bites at Lutze Biergarten are as stunning as the views, and it’s kid-friendly, too.

Did You Know Babies Can Get Cavities?

Tips to keep their tiny chompers squeaky clean and cavity free.

The First Indoor Ski Slope in North America Is Coming to NJ. Yes, Really!

We spoke with the team behind the giant Big SNOW America at American Dream Meadowlands to get the deets on the one-of-a-kind attraction.

Get to Know News 12 Anchor Marisa Brahney

We caught up with the Garden State news personality about work, the kids and her favorite family-friendly spots in NJ.

Try Some of NJ's Best Eats at a Food Truck Festival

You’ve got tons to sink your teeth into this summer.

Your June Just Got a Lot More Fun! 37 Ideas for Date Nights in NJ

Plan a night with your sweetie or friends at one of these fun spots.

Meet the Mom Boss: Priya Virmani

This Short Hills mom of two got her inspo to be a stylist from years of living in Paris.

Meet Up With Some of NJ’s Most Successful Mom Bosses at This Event

Join Hip NJ and New Jersey Family at Short Hills Mall for a free event celebrating modern motherhood.

Meet the Mom Boss: Cheldin Barlatt Rumer

How a south Jersey mom of two started her own daily lifestyle show on Facebook.

The Best Fairs and Festivals in NJ

We’ve rounded up more than 30 of the best summer fairs and festivals you won’t want to miss. From harvest celebrations to state fairs to beachside parties, mark your calendars now!

From Brooklyn to NJ: What Making the Transition Is Really Like

The move from bustling city life to quiet suburbs can be a shock, but this NJ mom is sharing the benefits of NJ life.

8 Days of Mother’s Day Giveaways

In honor of all the awesome mamas in our lives, we’re giving away the things we’d love most for Mother’s Day. Check out our prizes below and follow us on Instagram for your chance to win.

Elia in East Rutherford is Our New Date Night Happy Place

The modern Greek restaurant lives up to the hype.

14 Things to Do in NJ with the Fam for Mother’s Day

There are plenty of ways to celebrate your special day with the kids.

NJ Mother’s Day Brunches Worth Making a Reservation For

Because we’re all meant to be spoiled someplace nice.

Squeeze In Some Me Time at a Next-Level NJ Spa

From facials to massages to reiki, these spots are pure bliss.

Has Fortnite Taken Over Your House? Here Are 6 Things You Need to Know

How to curtail the call of battle when your kid begs and pleads to play for a few more minutes.

Where to Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in NJ

These restos are serving up live entertainment, killer margs and authentic Mexican fare.

Your May Just Got A Lot More Fun! 36 Date and Girls' Night Ideas

Spring into a month of warm weather, good eats and bumping music.

Meet the Mom Boss: Betty Galvan

The social media manager of My Friend Betty Says Digital Marketing Studio gives her best advice for moms who want to start their own business.

Meet the Mom Boss: Debra Walker

Ever wish you had an instant cocktail maker? This Clinton mom invented one.

Meet the Mom Boss: Judy Flowers

A mother of two shares the inspiration behind her DIY business.

Meet the Mom Boss: Marisa Teiner

Nutritionist and owner of Feel Better Pops shares what she's learned about parenting and starting a business.

Meet the Mom Boss: Yelitza Liranzo

This NJ mom is the owner and founder of Glitter & Glam in Paramus.

Meet the Mom Boss: Maria Falzo

How the co-founder of Hip New Jersey balances work and family, and makes her business stand out.

Meet the Mom Boss: Mallika Malhotra

The brand photographer for MikiFoto + Co discusses what it's like to build a successful business while raising her kids.

7 Mother's Day Gifts You'll Love

Treat yourself to one of these gems picked by NJ style bloggers.

Learning to Embrace Me Time

Making time for ourselves makes us happier, healthier and less stressed as parents, and isn't that what we want for our kids?

10 Things Families with Food Allergies Want You to Know

This NJ mom shares what she's learned.

Sesame Place Is the First Theme Park That’s a Certified Autism Center

This Pennsylvania destination is worth the trip, especially for special needs families.

Your Reason to Hit the Shore ASAP: It’s Jersey Shore Restaurant Week!

Get deals on the best beachside dining through April 22.

This Hotel Expert Gives His Best Advice About the Business

Travel Channel host Anthony Melchiorri goes to struggling hotels and turns them around with his expert experience and travel secrets.

April Showers Bring...Epic NJ Date Nights!

We’ve rounded up our favorite nights out in the Garden State this month.

Add This New Empanada Spot to Your Must-Visit List, Stat

The Wood-Ridge locale is giving the classic food a fresh take.

11 Things You Should Know About Club Soccer

What to consider before signing him up

Say Cheese! The Lowdown on Teeth Whitening

Know your options before brightening up your pearly whites.

10 Things We Wish We Knew About Daycare

From lots of prep to teachers with superpowers, here's what it's really like.

6 Tips for a Successful IEP

The blogger behind Autism with a Side of Fries shares her advice for making the most of your child’s individualized education program.

10 Things I Know to Be True About Raising a Child with Autism

Eileen Shaklee, mom to a 12-year-old boy and the blogger behind Autism with a Side of Fries, shares some of the many things her son has taught her.

How to Have "The Talk"

Who’s more embarrassed to chat about the birds and the bees—you or the kids?

Working Moms from NJ Reveal Their Best Parenting Advice

Their tips will get your through your day-to-day.

The Struggle to Juggle Is Real: Tips from 5 NJ Working Moms

NJ moms share how they stay sane while managing the kids, everyone’s schedules, the house and demanding jobs.

How to Talk to the Kids About Sexual Harassment

Tips for starting (and continuing) this awkward but necessary convo

How to Get Relief from Bunions

Don't let bad-to-the-bone pain drag you down.

The Perks of Teaching Your Kids a Second Language

Experts weigh in on the importance of making your kid bilingual.

You Need a Night Out: Make a Date this March

Looking for a night out that’s not just dinner and drinks? Head to one of these NJ events with your honey this month.

Advocating for Your Special Needs Kid in School

Getting through the red tape is tough, but you have more rights than you think.

National Margarita Day Is a Thing (And It’s a Great Excuse to Plan a Girls' Night)

We’ve got the scoop on the best NJ spots to raise a glass.

What Valentine's Day Is Really Like for Parents

We all dream of champagne, roses, a massage and maybe a sexy piece of lingerie, but that's far from the reality of a mother's V-Day.

One of America’s Most Romantic Cities Is Just a Short Drive Away

Instacart’s Romance Index results are in, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

6 Ultra Violet Items The Kids Will Love

Celebrate Pantone’s color of the year with Ultra Violet rays of cool stuff.

It’s Ladies Night! 16 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

From crafting to brunch, make a date with your girls at one of these fun events.

These are the Best Valentine’s Date Nights in NJ This Month

From wine and chocolate to an epic '70s mixtape party, there are so many sweet ways to celebrate V-Day with your boo this month.

10 NJ Restaurants with Awesome Super Bowl Deals

Managed to get a sitter? Head out to one of these NJ spots with a date or your football buddies for killer Super Bowl food and drink specials.

Make a Date With Your Valentine at One of These Next-Level NJ Restaurants

These restos have specially curated prix-fixe menus to celebrate with your sweetie.

6 Ways to Mix Up Your Next Date Night

You’ve tried paint nights and couples massages, so what’s next? These out-of-the-box ideas will get you out of the dinner-and-a-movie rut just in time for Valentine’s Day!

The Aruba You Haven’t Visited Yet

Here are our favorite things to do on the One Happy Island beyond lounging around your resort.

Call the Sitter! You’re Going to Dinner in Hudson County

Restaurant Week is right around the corner, and there are tons of new eateries on this year’s list.

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: 9 Awesome Things to Do Outdoors This Winter

It’s time to get off your warm couch. We promise it’ll be worth it.

You’ll Need to Wear Your Stretchy Yoga Pants to This Indoor Food Fest

InstaYUM is the NJ foodie event of the year, and we’re giving away tix!

Shop Toys, Home Decor, Crafts and More (For Less)

Cut corners with ease by following these simple tips from NJ moms.

Save Big on Your Next Family Vacay

We asked NJ moms how they save on road trips, hotels and more.

How to Save on Clothes for the Kids

Keep these tips from real NJ moms in mind next time they grow out their wardrobes.

How to Spend Less on Food Shopping

These NJ moms offer up their secrets to saving on groceries.

January Date Nights: It’s Time to Plan One, Stat

From cooking classes to concerts, these ideas are actually worth leaving your warm, toasty house for.

Are You Wearing the Wrong Bra Size?

Most of us are wearing a bra that doesn’t fit. Here’s how to find one that actually does.

Is Your Kid Ready for Sleepaway Camp?

Thinking about sending the kids to sleepaway camp? We asked moms about their children’s experiences. Here’s what a sleepaway stint can teach your camper (and you).

You Loved These Memes Most in 2017

Here’s what you laughed and related to most during the past year.

These Are the Stories You Read Most in 2017

From Seaside Heights’ new beach regulations to NJ’s Best Towns for Families, these are the stories that cracked our top ten list this year.

Four Next-Level Family Getaways

Looking to switch things up from a Disney trip or week down the shore? We scoped out awesome getaways your crew will love.

After-School All-Stars Helps Kids Be Successful in the Future

Regional Executive Director Dax-Devlon Ross explains how the program keeps urban youth safe, fed, smart and active.

This Org Is Fighting for Kids with Pediatric Cancer

Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer has personal and strong foundations.

Things to Do Without the Kids in December

Oh, what fun it is to have a night (or afternoon) out with your honey or friends!

Holiday Gifts to Give Yourself

Treat yourself to what you really want this year.

Are Packed Schedules Overwhelming Our Kids?

How to know if your child is spread too thin between sports, classes and homework

8 New Year's Eve Dates You'll Love

Skip the house party this year, book a sitter and plan a big night out.

The Best Outdoor Dining Spots in NJ

These hot spots are perfect for your next date night

Girls’ Night Out Ideas In and Around NJ

Itching for a fun night with your girlfriends? Make a plan at one of these spots.

Group Fitness vs. Personal Training: What Is Right for You?

We had fitness pros weigh in on which workout works for your schedule.

What I Wish I Knew Before Adopting

One NJ mom shares her thoughts on what she learned about adopting two boys.

Time Out! Why Your Next Date Night or Girls Weekend Should Be in Lehigh Valley, PA

You’re due for some time off.

2017's Hottest Beauty Trends

Get the scoop from a hair and makeup beauty expert.

Liberty Science Center is Hosting a Spooky Sleepover for Halloween

Here’s what you need to know about the overnight, plus a host of other Halloween activities for kids and adults alike at the museum.