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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Tips for Managing Behavior Issues, from a Pediatrician Mom

Your kids are always perfectly behaved, right? It’s probably pretty hard for most parents to answer that question with an “of course” and keep a straight face. It often seems like some behavioral and medical “professionals” (especially those that aren’t parents, or whose kids have already grown up) are quick to dispense advice when they’re […]

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Summer 2013 Fun Free Stuff In The City! Enjoy!

Shakespeare In The Park Delacorte Theatre in Central Park Located at 80th Street & mid-Park For information on free ticket distribution visit: Shakespeareinthepark.org All Shows Begin at 8:30 PM.​​​ The running time is approx. 90-minutes with no intermission.     The Comedy of Errors  May 28th – June 30th Featuring J. Clint Allen, de’Adre Aziza, […]

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Spring into Summer

Summer is coming, and when you’re a parent, that means some time off from school for your kids (and for you!), family togetherness and the chance to enjoy the great outdoors.   Looking for some ideas about what to do during the warmer months? We put together a list of some resources we found that […]

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Get Ready for Spring

March is here, and that means spring is right around the corner! To help you get ready, we wanted to show you a few resources that can help you get through the many challenges and celebrations of the next month. So, we gathered up some helpful last-minute family tax tips and efficient spring cleaning/organizing strategies […]

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