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Rockland Boulders

Thank you to our friends at the Rockland Boulders for hosting us!Is there anything more classic American pastime than a summer night at a ballgame?  The cheering crowds, the crack of the bat, stadium food, a trip to a Rockland Boulders game has it all.  The Rockland Boulders are a local team in the Canadian-American […]

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The Westchester Mom's Guide to August

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to August

It’s August, which means summer is half way over!  Never fear, there are still plenty of fun activities happening all over Westchester County.  This month’s guide includes tons of great outdoor activities for the whole family.   There are many free concerts and movie nights throughout the county that are just perfect for a warm summer […]

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Stopping the Summer Slump

Engaging Your Child’s Brain When School’s Out For school aged children, summer can be a joyous time of the year.  Carefree hours of fun swimming, playing outside, and doing anything but school work.  But, did you know that many school kids, especially those from low income families, can lose valuable amounts of knowledge over the […]

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Spotlight on Westchester: Rye

Nestled on the Sound, near the border of Greenwich, Connecticut, is the beautiful city of Rye.  Rye is a wonderful place to visit, but I may be biased.  I grew up in Rye and currently live within minutes of the city.  However, bias aside, Rye offers an elegance and charm that is second to none. […]

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Mom vs Mom: Why Do Moms Judge Each Other?

Let me paint a picture for you.  I’m holding a newborn.  My apartment is dark and I’m sitting in a red bucket chair.  I’m trying desperately to breastfeed and it’s just not working.  The baby is wailing; she’s making a sound that stuck in my ears for years. A terrible, sad sound of desperation.  My […]

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Kids’ Sports: Where Everyone Wins {Even if Your Team Loses}

Let me paint a little picture for you….. beautiful, unseasonably warm Saturday, hundreds of girls in brightly colored t-shirts, running up and down the fields, moms and dads in those folding beach chairs cheering on their kids with a just right level of enthusiasm, and coaches on the side lines offering amazingly helpful tidbits to […]

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Spotlight On Westchester: Larchmont

If you are planning on spending some time in lower Westchester, a great little village to explore is Larchmont.  Ok, so technically it is a part of the town of Mamaroneck, but it really has it’s own identity.  The main “town” is charming and studded with unique shops and eateries.  There are plenty of opportunities […]

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