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Postpartum and Infant Resources in Westchester

Thank you to our sponsors for helping us to create this wonderful resource for postpartum Westchester area moms.       "Making the decision to have a child—it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body." -Elizabeth Stone Whether you're a new mom for the first or fifth [...]
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The Westchester Mom's Guide to July

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to July

July means one thing: Summer is officially here!  Besides all the BBQs and pool parties, make sure you leave room in your summer schedules for some of these fun events taking place throughout Westchester County in the month of July!  This month includes many outdoor concerts and lots of other fun! For more community events, […]

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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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My name is Ellen, and I am a Special Needs Mom.

It has recently come to my attention that I have a child with special needs. Well, not quite. Our youngest is adopted, and all adoptees in one sense or another are special needs kids. We are raising a child that has experienced trauma, that is dealing with grief, that has both medical and emotional needs. […]

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A Toast to the Mundane Milestones

I was grabbing a dish out of a cabinet and noticed the bowl that I had previously designated as the soaking bowl for bottles and breast pump parts was back in its rightful place, ready to be used again for mixing and prepping food. And it hit me that this is a sign, a small […]

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Shame Versus Guilt and WHY Words (especially with children) Matter

When your child does something wrong that needs correcting, what words do you choose? As I’m entering my age of awareness, I’m becoming increasingly sticky with words, because words matter. They carry with them an energy that’s directly conveyed to the recipient. When the message is positive, it enlighten’ s our senses and brings delight. […]

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