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.

Cooking Up a Great Future With the #NY529edu

Apr
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These kids of mine are getting bigger and smarter and savvier every day. They’re growing up fast. It’s incredible and heart wrenching—my babies are turning into full-fledged people with strong opinions and even stronger personalities. It’s a good thing I can still cuddle them and kiss them and nuzzle them … Continue reading

Join Our Spring #FewerWorries Twitter Party

Apr
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WHAT: #FewerWorries Twitter Chat WHEN: Wednesday, April 26 at 10 AM PT/ 1 PM ET WHO: @LibertyMutual, @ErinCondren, @Momtrends, & @TheShoppingMama Spring is in the air… Can’t you just feel it? Colorful flowers are blooming, subtle breezes are blowing, and the radiant sun is shining. It’s time to get outside … Continue reading

Spring Blooms and Inspired Centerpieces

Apr
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Spring flowers are in full bloom! Everywhere I turn I see a bounty of stunning colors and shapes and sizes. The scenic seasonal ambiance is abundant and beautiful. The pique of the season is stunning but fleeting. Thankfully, April Showers bring May flowers–so we still have more time to enjoy … Continue reading

Tax-Day Stress Relievers

Apr
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Tax Day. It can be, well, “taxing”… on more than just your wallet. Getting those numbers crunched and that deadline met can leave you with a hefty headache and a serious dose of anxiety. (Not to mention the dent in your savings.) Alas, the day has come, and we hope … Continue reading

Gingham Styles for Little Girls

Apr
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Don’t mind us… We’ll be egg hunting well into May at this rate. My little people discovered the joy of the Easter egg hunt this past holiday weekend, and they’re totally committed to making this a daily occurrence. Ha… Imma have to get very creative with my hiding spots at … Continue reading

Easter Brunch Recipes

Apr
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Easter is a diet-free day in our home. You can just check your calorie-counting ways at the door if you plan on coming to my house on this special spring Sunday. Wear your comfy pants and bring your appetite, there’s going to be some serious feasting and foodie-ing. Between the … Continue reading