Rebecca Rakowitz

Rebecca Rakowitz

Rebecca Rakowitz is the former ASME intern and current editorial assistant at Parents, where she covers children's health, development, toys, apps, skincare and more. She's a proud graduate of the University of Alabama (roll tide!) and previously worked at The Week Junior magazine. Her forever fun fact is that she went to Harry and Meghan's royal wedding (and they totally waved to her!).

We tapped tech and education experts for their picks in the crowded children's app space, then gave a panel of junior testers permission to play. What we discovered: Great learning apps for kids are hard to find—but they do exist. Here are some gems to help you out this school year.
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The benefits of staying hydrated are crystal clear, but some kids can't be easily persuaded to sip up. Here's how much kids should drink, with tips for encouraging them to get enough fluids.
Celebrity moms share their stories on the final episode of That New Mom Life.
Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester, shares important truths about the many forms of working motherhood.
Sex therapist Vanessa Marin shares how new parents can connect in and out of the bedroom.
Dr. Ashurina Ream, known as @psychedmommy on Instagram, turns everything you think you know about scheduling on its head.
Dr. Becky Kennedy, aka @DrBeckyatHome on Instagram, shares her tips for talking it out and making a plan.
Welcome to Pelvic Floor 101 with Sara Reardon, a physical therapist known as The Vagina Whisperer. Learn what to expect with your postpartum body changes.
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As moms, we have a lot of pressure to do it all. But someone has to say it: the scrapbook and everything else can wait. Get expert advice about staying present and doing less—and not feeling bad about it.
The creator of Peanut, an app that helps moms find friends, shares tips, tricks, and yes, pickup lines. 
Fear not, new moms: it won’t last forever! Listen to expert advice on how to deal with sleep deprivation during the first few months of parenthood. 
What do you get when you put three podcast hosts together to discuss the infinite emotions of motherhood? One incredibly moving episode.
Episode 2 of That New Mom Life dives into the science, the soreness, and the stigmas around feeding a newborn, with the woman behind The Milk Manual.
The day we’ve all been waiting for is finally here: launch day! That New Mom Life, a new podcast from Parents about those first bleary-eyed months of motherhood, is now available on listening platforms.