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

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Kids

Most people know what to do to stay safe. The problem is, they don't always do what they know. The Halloween safety tips in this short blog will remind everyone that Halloween can be tremendous fun when the proper safety measures are followed.   Between parties, costumes, trick-or-treating, safety is a big factor throughout the [...]

By |2018-10-12T14:34:56-04:00October 12th, 2018|Family, Holiday Fun, Kids|0 Comments

Top 8 Life Skills Kids Should know By Age 10

    Hopefully by the age of ten, you're starting to teach your kids different responsibilities, weekly chores and discussing if they are old enough to stay home alone for however long you feel comfortable with, everyone is different. In their tween years, ten year-olds are ready to begin taking on more responsibilities. What are [...]

By |2018-07-20T16:03:33-04:00July 20th, 2018|Family, How To, Kids|2 Comments

Family Campfire Fun

  When you get the family around the campfire, everything becomes a lot simpler. You can spend time sharing family stories, childhood events instead of being plugged in and distracted. A great way to have the whole family participate is to assign a task to each family member. Campfire Tradition Have the kids gather plenty [...]

By |2018-06-29T16:19:14-04:00June 29th, 2018|Family, How To, Kids|1 Comment

Cool backyard ideas for kids

Get wet  In the summer, intense heat and humidity routinely keep people from the backyard good times they could be having. Don’t let the threat of melting stop you from having fun out there. Hook up a sprinkler, fill up a kiddie pool, toss around some water balloons. With just a little bit of cash [...]

By |2018-06-15T16:40:20-04:00June 1st, 2018|Family, Kids|0 Comments