Editor, Baby Gear/Parenting Expert
Maria Colaco combines her experience as a mother to a tween daughter and toddler son to bring wit and a fresh voice to the national parenting conversation. Over the past 5-plus years, New York Family, CNN local, Huffington Post and Today Show parenting have published her work.
Maria currently works with TTPM.com (Toys, Tots, Pets & More) as a prominent on-camera personality and the editor of the BABY section. She specializes in Baby Gear, trends in Baby Décor and contributes frequently to various national outlets on behalf of TTPM. Separately, Maria contributes lifestyle articles in beauty, fashion, baby gear and parenting to several national online and print outlets. Maria's blog -- The New York Mom is an internationally recognized blog for fashion trends, parenting commentary and travel and has most recently been named one of "15 Parenting Blogs to Follow" in 2015 by Time Out New York.
Originally from India and holding a BFA in Performing Arts, Maria began her career in NYC as a professional dancer. She lives in Westchester with her husband, tween daughter, toddler son, and one giant dog, where most days she's kissing boo boos and slaying dragons.