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Whatever Happened to the Basement Party?

Let’s put the simple back into birthday parties.  I remember homemade cakes, party bags filled with plastic toys, magicians, and screaming friends in basements. Birthday parties have always been filled with fun and joy for the special birthday child and their friends and family. But lately, the parties are replacing bowls of chips and twisted […]

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Back To School

Transition Tips From a Teacher For teachers, parents and students alike those three words, back to school, can either be exciting or anxiety producing.  There’s so much to do to get ready and such pressure to make the beginning of the year go smoothly.  The following tips are meant to help ease the transition from […]

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Why Isn’t Your Child The Same As You?

Raising My Biracial Daughters In A World Where People Say Whatever They Want My family portrait may be a little unconventional.  There are only three people in it, my two daughters and myself.  My girls have beautiful, thick brown hair and skin the color of a caramel latte.  I, on the other hand, have skin […]

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Spotlight on Westchester: New Rochelle

Longing for the big city feel without leaving Westchester?  New Rochelle may be the place for you.  It is the seventh largest city in New York state, which means lots of opportunities for fun!  Here are a couple of great places to visit while you are there. What To Do Family Fun:  I’d be remiss […]

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The Worst Four Letter Word: LICE

One Mom’s Harrowing Journey To A Bug Free Head A few months ago I sat watching a Disney film for the millionth time with my daughters and noticed my little one scratching a lot.  “Dry scalp,” I thought.  More scratching. “Man, she needs a shower.” More scratching.  Little did I know that the scratching was […]

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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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