Bianca Mendez

Bianca Mendez is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer who has contributed to Refinery29, TeenVogue.com and other publications. Her perfect day in NYC consists of trying the latest fitness class followed by a night of wining and dining. Check out more of her work at biancammendez.com, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.
Recent Articles

8 Innovative Strollers For Every Family’s Needs

Whether you're a brand new parent or getting ready for another on the way, you're likely aware that the stroller section can be incredibly overwhelming. But there are innovative strollers for every family's needs, and no matter how bizarre their qual…
By Bianca Mendez

20 Genius Gifts For Kids That Actually Make Mom’s…

No matter how obnoxious, loud, or downright terrible some toys can be, there are others that are complete lifesavers. Case in point: the clever gifts for kids that actually make mom's life easier. Don't be fooled by the exterior of these products. Th…
By Bianca Mendez

20 Genius Things To Keep Kids & Babies Entertained…

Remember how boring road trips used to be? I was without a doubt one of those kids who asked "are we there yet?" every five minutes. And it's probably because ,my parents didn't stock the car with any genius things to keep kids entertained and calm w…
By Bianca Mendez

15 Genius Inventions For Toddlers That Help Them…

It's never too early to teach kids the very basics of adulting. In fact, parents can get a jumpstart on the process with a few inventions that help toddlers learn to be more self-sufficient. There's a helpful product for every stressful encounter, fr…
By Bianca Mendez

16 Best STEM Toys That Make Learning Science, Tech…

If you've hit the toy store aisles recently, you have seen sections specifically for the best STEM toys for kids. But, what is STEM, otherwise known as Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math? And why should you care? According to the U.S. Departm…
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26 Popular Toys Kids Want This Year

Whether your eye is already on the holidays or you're shopping for a toddler or baby's birthday, honing in on the most popular toys kids want isn't as easy a feat as you might think. From singing dolls and LED robots to musical dinosaurs and Play-Doh…
By Bianca Mendez

35 Fun & Quiet Toys For Little Kids That Won’t Annoy You

Who knew kids’ toys could be so noisy? Seeking out quiet and fun toys for kids becomes a necessity when rattles, high-tech beeping toys, and talking stuffed animals seem to be the only thing you hear at home. Thankfully, there are some toys out there…
By Bianca Mendez

9 Subscription Boxes For Kids That Make Life…

"I'm bored," may be one of the most common and most dreaded sentences to hear from a kid. But you can keep those words coming for your tots mouths by investing in some awesome subscription boxes for kids. After all, subscription boxes are no longer r…
By Bianca Mendez

12 Genius High-Tech Baby Products Parents Need In…

It seems like every year, baby gear and gadgets get more high-tech than ever. Before you know it, your three-month-old will fully know how to use a smartphone better than you do. But the best high-tech baby products for parents aren’t just plain bell…
By Bianca Mendez

12 Lifesaving Gifts To Get An Expecting Mom That…

Although you may have crossed 'crib,' 'carseat,' and 'swaddle blankets' off your baby checklist, sometimes the most unconventional products can be game-changing gifts for an expecting mom. Did you think to add dry shampoo to your baby registry? Are y…
By Bianca Mendez

12 Random But Brilliant Baby & Toddler Products…

For every mom, practicality ranks high when shopping for a new product. That's why baby and toddler products invented by moms can fit the bill for many day-to-day concerns, as opposed to what some more traditional marketing companies are producing on…
By Bianca Mendez

12 Brilliant Products That Help Babies Sleep…

Ever dream of those nights when your baby falls sound asleep for more than three hours? Luckily, there are a few brilliant products that help babies sleep through the night that can make those blissed night happen. Whether it's helping your little on…
By Bianca Mendez

16 Nursing Tops That Make Breastfeeding Easier &…

Shopping for maternity clothes can be challenging enough, but nursing clothes prove to be a whole other ballgame, especially if you're tracking down stylish nursing tops that aim to make breastfeeding easier. It doesn't make the hunt for nursing shir…
By Bianca Mendez

15 Gender-Neutral Baby Clothing & Nursery Decor…

Gender norms are no longer everyone's norm. From gender-neutral baby clothing to gender-neutral nursery decor ideas, parents have so many ways to let their children explore themselves fully. Even if you're simply waiting to be surprised by your baby'…
By Bianca Mendez