About Stephanie Barnhart

Stephanie Barnhart is an award-winning blogger, columnist, and outdoor enthusiast writer featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times and other media outlets. She is also the NYC Editor for MommyNearest.com.

Lyft Just Made Car Service for Families Awesome

Over here in Astoria, we've been huge Lyft fans for a long long time. Basically since they day Lyft arrived on the scene. We happen to live not-so-close to the subway (ok about a 15 min walk which I actually like AND we happen to have a building shuttle that takes us there). But! Sometimes [...]

By | 2017-11-18T06:58:54+00:00 October 15th, 2017|Brand collaboration, Favorite Things, Kid Friendly New York City, What's New|Comments Off on Lyft Just Made Car Service for Families Awesome

These 5 Things will Help You Escape Your Mom Rut

This is a sponsored #ad post by Meredith on behalf of Jif, New Balance, Munchkin, SwaddleMe and Visit Williamsburg - but seriously aren't all these things awesome? All opinions are my own.  How many times do you attempt a girls night out as a mom at the age of 36? I text my fellow mom [...]

By | 2017-11-17T12:42:51+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Brand collaboration, events, Favorite Things, Motherhood, What's New|Comments Off on These 5 Things will Help You Escape Your Mom Rut

Walmart Has some New Items You’re Going to Be Excited About

 Kraft Heinz sponsored this post, but the opinions are my own. I’d like to say we’ve had one of the most epic summers, more so now that we’re back into the school year. We’ve traveled almost every week/weekend from Vermont to Long Island, Hudson Valley, or to the Poconos to do cannonballs in many different [...]

By | 2017-11-17T12:45:14+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Motherhood|Comments Off on Walmart Has some New Items You’re Going to Be Excited About

The Powerhouse (Humane) Egg Muffins Everyone’s Raving About Right Now

September and the forthcoming fall means a reset for us back at home. We get so swept away in summer travel, bad eating habits and lax exercise schedules that back-to-school also brings a nice structured scheduled back into our lives. I may thrive in chaos, but I still love a good organized week. This also [...]

By | 2017-11-17T06:17:43+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Baking, be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Cooking for kids, Food, Going Green, Health and Wellness, Healthy Meals, Healthy Snacks, Motherhood|Comments Off on The Powerhouse (Humane) Egg Muffins Everyone’s Raving About Right Now

This new cookbook will actually make you feel better and not take up your whole evening cooking

This is a sponsored post by trim healthy mama. Thanks for supporting Football Food and Motherhood!  This is nothing like discovering a great new cookbook. It's human nature to form habits, good or bad, and when you're trying to be healthy - sometimes food can seem boring and bland if all you're eating is eggs [...]

By | 2017-11-17T06:22:42+00:00 September 15th, 2017|be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Food, Healthy Meals, Motherhood|Comments Off on This new cookbook will actually make you feel better and not take up your whole evening cooking

Look city mom chic for school drop off without dressing up

This is a sponsored post by prAna - but all opinions are my own. Thanks for supporting Football Food and Motherhood! You have to love that athleasure wear is the cool trend these days. What is better for a mom on-the-go than being able to look cute and feel comfortable? With all the walking, commuting [...]

By | 2017-11-17T12:46:45+00:00 September 12th, 2017|be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Fashion, Favorite Things, Fitness, Health and Wellness, Motherhood, top products, What's New|Comments Off on Look city mom chic for school drop off without dressing up

These protein pancakes just took breakfast to a whole new level

It's official. I am old. I can't believe Max literally just started kindergarten this week - where did the little baby who used to terrorize my carpets with Play Doh and strawberries go? I know you are always dying for a sneak peep into the super cool lives of Stephanie and Maximo here in NYC [...]

By | 2017-11-17T06:24:56+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Baking, be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Food, Motherhood, What's New|Comments Off on These protein pancakes just took breakfast to a whole new level

Philly Deserves a New Sports Equipment Makeover and You can Help them Get It

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Let’s Play, an initiative by Dr Pepper Snapple Group that provides kids and families with the tools, places and inspiration to make active play a daily priority by building and improving playgrounds and donating sports equipment to groups in need. Although I received compensation for this post, all opinions [...]

By | 2017-11-17T12:48:25+00:00 September 8th, 2017|be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Motherhood, What's New|Comments Off on Philly Deserves a New Sports Equipment Makeover and You can Help them Get It

Crab and Mushroom Spinach Sauté

It's finally after Labor Day - meaning bikini season is dying down and we can get back to the things we love - carbs. We don't have to keep ordering the basic kale salad for lunch -we can eat again! Football  season and fall is all about comfort - the holidays are coming, big sweaters [...]

By | 2017-11-17T06:27:35+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Brand collaboration, Favorite Things, Food, Health and Wellness, Healthy Meals, Motherhood, organic kids, What's New|Comments Off on Crab and Mushroom Spinach Sauté

Three Pittsburgh-Approved recipes to kickoff Labor Day and Football Season!

Kraft Heinz sponsored this post, but the opinions are my own. Ahhhh do you feel that? It’s August and football is in there air – FINALLY. Pre-season games, fantasy football drafts and lots of time scoping the player lists on social media. Is that new rookie for the Black and Gold ready to perform like [...]

By | 2017-11-17T06:29:45+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Baking, be a better parent, Brand collaboration, Cooking for kids, Favorite Things, Food, Motherhood, What's New|Comments Off on Three Pittsburgh-Approved recipes to kickoff Labor Day and Football Season!