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The Beauty Box Busy Moms Didn't Know They Needed

At-home delivery is a total game-changer for busy moms. From school supplies to groceries, if it arrives at the front door with no kid schlepping required, it's a win for parents everywhere, right? But FabFitFun is the subscription box you didn't know you needed on your doorstep (and it's way more exciting than number two pencils and skim milk).

Every three months, FabFitFun drops off a haul of full-size fashion, beauty, fitness, and lifestyle products, like date night-worthy eye shadow palettes, healthy energy-fueling snacks, and travel mugs because... coffee. And since it's so hard for moms to find time to shop, deal hunt, and most importantly, take care of them themselves, this membership is an easy, affordable, and seriously fun way to treat yourself. You're always busy buying thoughtful gifts for just about everyone else, so isn't it about time you put yourself at the top of the list with a one-time membership that'll have you feeling like it's your birthday four more times a year? I think so!

This season's spring box doesn't disappoint, but it looks like it'll sell out fast -- especially since each box always has a value over $200 but only costs $49.99! Watch our unboxing video or read on to see what mom-approved items are in this season's stash, then use the code "POPPINS" to get $10 off your first box at

Thai Rolled Ice Cream Joints in NYC: The Stuff of Kids' Dreams

Here’s the scoop on the latest ice cream trend: There is no scoop. If you’re looking for something other than your typical ice cream shop this spring and summer, take the kids to try ice cream rolls. Rolled ice cream started in Thailand and, lucky for us, many shops have opened right here in New York City.

Find more fun foodie options to try with the kids in our NYC Restaurant Guide.

12 Baby Registry Lifesavers for New York City Parents

Wait! Before you let your suburbs-dwelling sister sell you on that giant all-terrain stroller, remember that creating a city-friendly baby registry is a whole other ballgame. With all the subway riding and small-space-living we urban parents do, it's important to choose items made for the many hurdles (and perks) NYC throws your way.

Wondering where to start with your baby wish list? Here are 12 must-have registry items to get you and your new New Yorker through the first year.

Want more advice on making this whole new parent thing work? Take a look at our NYC Baby Guide.


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