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.

5 Creative Ways to Drink Your Wine

Feb
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Thought Valentine’s Day was the only beloved holiday this week? Think again! Saturday is National Drink Wine Day (wait, isn’t that every day?!)—and we might be even more excited about this celebratory occasion. It’s no secret that the ladies of Momtrends love us some vino. Red, white, or sparkling, we’re … Continue reading

Graphic Totes We’re Loving

Feb
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I’m feelin’ the love, y’all… so Baby Girl and I are wearing our matching heart sweaters and hitting the town for a little mommy-daughter fun day. (Don’t worry, we’ll bundle up and cover our hearts! Brrrrr!) I’ve moved out of the diaper bag phase (for the most part) now that … Continue reading

Sweet Ways to Show Your Love

Feb
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Happy Valentine’s Day, lovies (a bit early)! I used to dread this holiday back when I was in high school… and then through most of college, as well. I never seemed to have a boyfriend on February 14, and I remember feeling totally hopeless. (Oh, the dramatics of adolescence and … Continue reading

Treat Yourself This Valentine’s Day

Feb
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Self care is something I’m really trying to focus on this year. I’ve been putting my own needs on the back burner for a while, and it’s starting to take a toll. I feel run down, exhausted, and depleted. I find myself counting down the hours and minutes until bedtime, … Continue reading

Maximum-Strength Mamas Celebrate #ButtPasteBooty

Feb
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If there are two things we’re serious about finding here at Momtrends, they’re: 1.) products that actually do what they claim to do, and 2.) fitness classes that kick some serious butt. And so yesterday’s exclusive derriere class at NYC’s Exhale spa, sponsored by Boudreaux’s Butt Paste, did not disappoint. … Continue reading

No One Eats Alone

Feb
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I remember the feeling all too well… It was the first day of sixth grade—a new school, new teachers, new peers. Worst of all: a new lunch table. The unfamiliarity of this large cafeteria threw me off guard. Where was I supposed to sit at 10:40 AM (as if that … Continue reading

DIY Perfume-Bottle Vase

Jan
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My favorite perfume is almost impossible to find. It’s Chanel Gardenia, and you can’t get it at most department store beauty counters. For some reason, it’s not the brand’s most favored fragrance. And that’s fine by me—I like to have my own unique, signature scent. Of course, I also like to … Continue reading