About Lauren Barth

As the Editorial Director of Momtrends and The Shopping Mama, Lauren Barth covers industry events and reports on the latest style and beauty must-haves for busy moms. A former editor at Mode Media, she has written extensively about parenting, travel, and lifestyle. With a hilarious toddler boy and a cherubic baby girl at home, Lauren spends her very limited free time drinking coffee and daydreaming about sleep. She lives with her husband and kids in the suburbs of New York City.

All I Need is a Miraclesuit: Swim Trends for Moms

Mar
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These days, I have a lot on my plate… you know, besides cookies. Working, parenting, “wife-ing”—there’s never a dull moment in this hectic life of mine, and I’m always tending to something or someone—and it’s usually not myself. My main form of exercise: chasing two toddlers around the house. (I … Continue reading

Chips and Dips: 10 Recipes to Dive Into

Mar
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Chips and dip… A match made in culinary heaven, a universally loved coupling, and the ultimate “uniter” of game fanatics (like my husband) and sports haters (like moi)… They go hand in hand (again, like me and my hubs!), flavor in flavor, and bite for bite. Clearly, I love me … Continue reading

Snack Time Hacks

Mar
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Kids are bottomless pits… or so I’m told. My kids could pass on significant meals all day in lieu of snacks, snacks, and more snack. Salty eats, sweet treats, crunchy munchies, and ooey-gooey chewies, they don’t discriminate. For snacks, there’s no satiating their hunger… But put a balanced breakfast in … Continue reading

Unique Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipes

Mar
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March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Well, we’ve hit the midway point in the month, and it feels a lot more ferocious than cuddly and cute. Spring might technically be a few days away, but the snow on the ground and the temperature outside say … Continue reading

Spring Crafting and Snacking #MTHalosFun

Mar
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It was a blustery cold day in NYC, but the Momtrends team was channeling spring at our #MTHalosFun event this past weekend, at the Children’s Museum of Arts in downtown Manhattan. An event that combines two things we love: healthy food and family fun! What’s not to love… As moms, … Continue reading