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The One-Two Punch

Recently, I gave birth to my second baby.  I didn’t expect it to be a picnic to go from one kid to two. Throughout my pregnancy I was adequately warned by lots of people I trust. “With two kids you’re now fully immersed in parenting,” said the midwife. Friends with two kids said things like, […]

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In Defense of Older Moms

The other day a pregnant friend told me she’d been strong-armed by her ObGyn into submitting to invasive genetic screening due to her “advanced maternal age.” She’s thirty-six. I’ll leave the rant about being bullied by physicians for another post. This post is about being a woman of so-called advanced age—which, when you’re pregnant, is […]

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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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Summertime, and the Living is Easy

  We’re enjoying summer break over here at Westchester County Moms Blog. We’re taking a break on new content for the remainder of July, but we’ll be back in August with our Westchester Mom’s Guide to August, some great options for overnights or day trips from Westchester County, and lots more great posts! Check in […]

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Adventureland: Fun and Adventure in Our Own Backyard

Thank you for hosting us, Adventureland!Adventureland is located in Farmingdale, NY right across from SUNY. My kids are 3, 5, 11, and 13, and I loved that there were rides and games for all of us to enjoy as a family. Looking at the park online, I wondered if Adventureland would be the “Rye Playland” […]

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