Bethany Braun-Silva is an e-commerce writer for Scary Mommy. She was previously the editor of Parenting.com and has written for PEOPLE, Parents, Real Simple, and Shape, covering parenting, lifestyle, health, and beauty.
She often appears on television as a parenting and lifestyle expert, talking about the best gifts, gadgets, and gear for kids and parents.
Bethany earned her master’s degree from Pace University and has a bachelor’s degree from New York University.
When she’s not writing, she’s chasing after her two boys, Elias and Jake, who make her life endlessly exciting.
The 4 Best U-Shaped Toothbrushes For Kids
Bye nightly fights over brushing.
The 9 Best Body Washes for Kids To Get Them Nice & Clean
All the suds.
The Best Pack ‘N Play Sheets For On-The-Go Naps
For ZZZs or play time.
The 10 Best Carry-On Bags For Moms — For Making One Thing Easier On Travel Day
Pockets For All. The. Things.
The Best Luggage for Kids — So They Can Spend All Weekend At Grandma & Grandpa’s House
Don’t forget the lovey.
The 11 Best Bath Bombs For Kids to Make Bathtime Fun and Easy (ish)
Get fizzy with it.
The Best Changing Table Pads for Babies
There will be poop.
The Best Spray Sunscreens for Kids That Are Safe and Effective
Let the spray save the day.
The Best Ball Pits for Toddlers to Keep Them Entertained For Hours
Just add toddler.
The 8 Best Sunscreens for Babies with Eczema, According To A Dermatologist
Sun protection sans irritation.
The 6 Best Smartwatches for Kids to Help Keep Them Active, Connected, & Entertained
Your kid is going to love you.
The 7 Best Straw Cups for Babies For Mess-Free Drinking
Goodbye bottle, hello straw sippies!
The 11 Best Planners For Moms
Pencil it in.
The Best Maternity Robes for Pregnancy, Delivery, Nursing, and Beyond
Because you deserve to live in max comfort
The 4 Best Clothing Labels For Daycare — So It’s Easy to Find Your Kid's Stuff
Label it or lose it.
The 5 Best Tummy Time Water Mats
Fussy tummy timer? Just add water.
The 11 Best Indoor Play Tents For Toddlers — For A Place To Call Their Own
Rainy day activities, handled.
The Best Bubble Machines For Kids — So Your Backyard Achieves Magic Status
Kids and bubbles: Has there ever been a better combination?
The 10 Best Toddler Floaties for Splashing Around
You're about to be in the splash zone.
The 11 Best Serving Platters To Dazzle Your Guests