April 25, 2018
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Vacations: It’s quick, it’s easy and it could win you a family vacation for a family of four! It’s Westchester Family’s 2018 Family Favorite Awards. Read more…
Tweens: Eastchester parent Beryn Corham’s son came home excited from school. “He couldn’t wait to tell me what happened that day at assembly,” she says. And teachers are thrilled too. According to Westchester teachers, nothing makes a kid’s eyes open wider than holding a piece of rebar (reinforcing steel) like that used in the new Governor Mario M. Cuomo Bridge or a strand from one of the stay cables that support the main span roadway. Read more…
Contests: Botley is ready to use rtight out of the box. Introduce your child, as young as 5, to the world of coding in a fun and strightforward way. Botley has advanced features that grow with kids offering challenges for mnay years to come. Read more…
Contests: Iconic fashion brand Vera Bradley is releasing baby-bump inspired wrapping paper, perfect for baby showers! Read more…

Room with a View

Room with a View

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: Your child’s coming of age is a truly momentous occasion. And if you’ve got a bar or bat mitzvah coming up in your family, understandably, you may be feeling some pressure around finding the perfect venue. Where’s the best place to celebrate after the ceremony? And how can you make this day something your family and friends are going to talk about for years to come? Read more…

Get Your A-Game On!

Get Your A-Game On!

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: Think outside the box and consider throwing a bar/bat mitzvah party with the spirit of summer camp in mind. A-Game Sports in New Rochelle provides the setting for an event with a sports theme reminiscent of camp that keeps young guests enthusiastically entertained. Read more…
Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: If you are planning a bar or bat mitzvah consider including the Twin with a Survivor program courtesy of the White Plains-based Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in your ceremony. The program offers a profoundly meaningful option for children to learn about the Holocaust and have a personal connection to Holocaust surviivors in thei community. Read more…

Ultra, Ultra Violet!

Ultra, Ultra Violet!

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: When you are planning a special event little details can be huge. Read more…
Hot Topics: Earlier today, I heard a sentence I’ve heard my mother say hundreds of times. “What was the name of that movie again?” Except this time, she wasn’t the one who’d said it. It was me! When did I turn into my mother? Gradually, I suppose. First, I became a mother myself. Next I’ll be saying, “You know the movie, the one with what’s-his-name in it. The actor?” Read more…
Tweens: Less than a mile away from the Merritt Parkway, the Stamford Museum and Nature Center (SM&NC) offers an oasis of nature in one of Connecticut’s largest cities. It is certainly worth a short trip this spring as the Center goes into high gear with a bevy of activities to choose from that’s sure to please the whole family from your animal-loving toddler to adventure-seeking ’tweens. Read more…

Supplemental Needs Trusts

Supplemental Needs Trusts

Legal: If your child has a disability and is expected to need government benefits to help support her during her lifetime, then a supplemental needs trust may be appropriate. Read more…
Tweens: It’s Westchester’s largest kids event so make sure you don’t to miss it! Read more…
Special Needs: Technology is changing the way we live our lives, and many don’t realize the posiitve effects it can have on children with autism. Here are four tips to help you select appropriate technology for your child with special needs. Read more…
Tweens: April’s a great time to fly a kite in Westchester. The wind is good: according to weatherspark.com, the six months between late October and late April are the windiest in our area – great for getting kites aloft. Read more…
Parties: Birthdays are milestones that mark another year of growing, another year of change. But for many parents, these milestones are more like millstones when faced with the daunting task of putting together their child’s birthday party. The following 10 tips can help. Read more…

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