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Top 10 Camping Activities For Kids

It's hard to keep kids busy and entertained. So here is a Top 10 list of camping activities to make it easy for you, now is the perfect time to try it out because it's National Camping Month. Make S’mores. Go for a classic graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmallow combination. Flashlight tag  A nighttime version of [...]

By |2019-06-19T14:59:56-04:00June 19th, 2019|Family, How To, Kids|1 Comment

6 Ways To Prepare Your Son For Becoming A Man

As Father's day approaches , you really start to think about  how you can help your little boy prepare himself for manhood. As fathers, it is important that we watch how we speak and behave, especially when teaching our sons how to be a man. Without realizing it, we are role models for our kids. [...]

By |2019-06-14T16:13:23-04:00June 14th, 2019|Family, Gift Guide, Holiday Fun, Kids|0 Comments

Top 5 reasons why chores are good for kids

Summary  Chores can improve your child's self esteem. It may seem easier to do all the chores yourself, but your child benefits from doing them. Chores help teach life skills. We can all agree no one really wants to do them but chores need to get done. Of course it may seem easier just to [...]

By |2019-05-28T17:15:33-04:00May 28th, 2019|Family, How To, Kids|0 Comments

How to volunteer at your child’s school

Cookies. Candy . Outgrown toys. Plenty of donations. I'm sure most of you have done at least one and some have done them all. Kids love to sell stuff, and everyone loves a yard sale. As a parent, you're constantly asked  to help out at your kids’ school,  work a fundraising sale, be a classroom parent, [...]

By |2019-05-03T17:03:42-04:00May 3rd, 2019|Family, How To, Kids|0 Comments

Simple ways to teach kids how to give during the holidays

Simple Ways to Teach Kids about Giving during the Holidays Most of us hope that our children understand the joy of giving,  wish lists and presents, it’s challenging to shift kids away from the focus on receiving. Here are a few of my favorite ways to teach children about giving, and they might even learn [...]

By |2019-04-19T16:50:38-04:00April 19th, 2019|Family, Holiday Fun, Kids|0 Comments

New York Parent’s Guide to Egg Hunts & Easter Fun

Springtime is here, which means the Easter Bunny is on his way! We compiled a list for your family of  all the best local Easter fun activities, so you don't have to. We have listed egg hunts, baking parties, egg decorating classes, and of course, photos with the Easter Bunny. Most require registration and many [...]

By |2019-04-03T17:10:36-04:00April 3rd, 2019|Family, Holiday Fun, Kids|0 Comments

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

Celebrate mom this Mother's Day by letting her relax with her favorite foods for brunch. Life gets busy with school, work , kids and family , sometimes you just need to sleep in and be lazy. We thought it would be fun to put together some Mother’s day brunch ideas for ways to celebrate your mom, you [...]

By |2019-03-13T16:35:51-04:00March 13th, 2019|Family, Holiday Fun, How To, Kids|0 Comments

Finding Donations for Your Fundraiser

The success of your fundraiser depends on the quality of your items. Here's how to find, and ask for, great items at all price points.   Of all the tasks necessary for a fundraiser, procuring items is the one that can intimidate even the most enthusiastic volunteer. Great auctions are dependent on great items. There [...]

By |2019-02-08T17:06:00-04:00February 8th, 2019|Family, Fundaraiser Information, How To, Kids|1 Comment

Top Digital Tips for Parents

  . . .  Worried about your middle-schooler not shutting down their smartphone? . . .  Concerned about your tween getting bullied online? . . .  Wonder if your toddler likes YouTube Kids a bit too much? WE ARE THE FIRST GENERATION TO PARENT IN THE DIGITAL AGE. We are learning on the job.  We [...]

By |2019-01-18T17:02:59-04:00January 18th, 2019|Family, Kids|0 Comments

Cooking with kids for the holidays

Wouldn't it be great if the kids cooked for you one day? The holidays are a perfect time for family to spend time together in the kitchen not only learning how to cook but also making great memories for years to come. Teaching the kids while they are young might be messy and take a [...]

By |2018-11-30T15:55:55-04:00November 30th, 2018|Holiday Fun, How To, Kids|0 Comments