Changing Paradigms in Education

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Olympian’s Table Tennis Club a Real Smash for Kids on Upper West Side

Kids on the Upper West Side are getting some expert instruction in table tennis from an Olympian. Roger Clark paid a visit and filed the following report. NY1 Table Tennis Video  

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Teaching Chess to Children

We hope you are enjoying the winter and getting in some fun family snow time!   When you have had enough of the great outdoors, one indoor activity we love which stimulates young and old minds alike is the amazing game of chess.    Recently, chess experts Laura Sherman and Bill Kilpatrick were kind enough […]

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Six Heroes to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving Day

In this month of giving thanks we wanted to present you with a guest blog  from singer/songwriter Jonathan Sprout about six heroes to be thankful for. In a world where holidays have become more about Hallmark & consumerism ….perhaps as parents who are helping bring up the next generation that will be left here on […]

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Light A Candle

We will never forget! Our thoughts and prayers to all those who lost loved ones on 9.11 We wrote this in Manhattan’s Upper West Side watching hundreds of people walking up Broadway with candles in memory the weekend after the attacks.

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Summer 2014 – Fun Free Stuff In The City!

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR CANCEL PLEASE CHECK WEBSITES TO PROTECT  YOUR SELF & YOUR TIME CENTRAL PARK SUMMER STAGE WWW.SUMMERSTAGE.ORG Directions:  The Mainstage is in Central Park, located at Rumsey Playfield 5th Ave & 72nd (Enter 72nd & 5th and walk West) Free! Saturday, June 28, 2014 | 3 p.m. Club Classics Live! […]

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Rhythm Child: “Kindie Reggae” and Teaching Kids through Music

Harold and I always love discovering new kids’ music that promotes learning and healthy development, delivers a positive message … but is also easy on parents’ ears! (Because when your kids love it, you know you’re going to be hearing it on repeat for a while.)   That’s why we were especially excited when we came […]

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“Believe in Yourself,” with Children’s Author Alan Salisbury

“If you believe in yourself, there’s no limit to what you can accomplish.” That is the message of children’s book author Alan Salisbury’s holiday book The Legend of Ranger: The Reindeer Who Couldn’t Fly. Beautifully illustrated by award-winning artist Roberta Baird, The Legend of Ranger tells the story of Ranger, the younger brother of the […]

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New Year, New Beginnings

Tips for Better Health in 2014:   “Do U Have TXT Neck?” (I do!) All of us can be guilty of over-using technology like computers and smartphones. Early last year, I read something in Shop Smart magazine about the latest painful health problem that’s hitting people who spend a lot of time texting and sitting […]

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Body Snatched Farmers

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