June 17, 2019
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4 BBQ Eats in Westchester: Perfect for Father’s Day!

Holidays: Father’s Day often calls for firing up the grill. Yet, perhaps this year you’ll give dad a break from grill duty and treat him to a meal out. How about BBQ? It’s a fun meal and perfect eats fir the entire family. Consider thee Westchester locations for a finger-licking good Father’s Day celebration. Read more…

Sesame Place

Sesame Place

Travel: Go Before They Grow” is the slogan of this toddler-centric amusement park, and it couldn’t be truer. Sesame Place is nothing short of magical for children under 6. Featuring gentle rides, choreographed shows, carnival games with a generous prize policy, and a waterpark to splash and slide, it’s a place parents will miss when kids graduate to the more extreme parks. Read more…

Mogan Anthony

Nutrition: There’s an old adage in the restaurant industry – “Never trust a skinny chef” but after meeting with Mogan Anthony, the almost 40-year-old restaurateur and chef behind several successful area restaurants, I’m ready to abandon that notion. He’s clad in a black T-shirt and skinny jeans and by all accounts is svelte thanks to regular CrossFit workouts and an emphasis on healthy cooking techniques. Read more…
Activities: ArtsWestchester’s new ArtsMobile, a colorful van full of all kinds of art supplies, is bringing free arts programming to children and audiences of all ages. Workshops, that will take place outdoors, around the vehicle, will include print-making, ceramics, painting, botanical drawing, landscape drawing, and mask-making. See the June and July Schedule below. Read more…
Safety: The weather is getting warmer and soon kids will be splashing in all sorts of water. Don’t for a minute think your child is safe around water — even a blown-up kiddie pool in the backyard is an opportunity for disaster. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4. Children younger than a year old are more likely to drown at home in the bathtub or a bucket! It can happen anywhere. Read more…

Oh Baby!

Hot Topics: Laura Wattenberg takes naming baby to an entirely new level. Check out her updated fourth-edition of The Baby Name Wizard (Harmony, 2019) for her research-driven, analytical approach to understanding names and trends. Read more…
Child Care: Choosing a preschool for your child can seem overwhelming. Yet breaking down the task into bite-sized questions can help make the experience less daunting. Your goal is to find a preschool that suits your child and your family. What works for you might not be appropriate for another family, so acknowledge that this is a very personal decision. Read more…

Family Fitness: Biking

Family Fitness: Biking

Activities: Bike riding is a healthy, fun activity for the entire family. Cycling offers families a chance to spend time outdoors and it’s great exercise. Families with children of different ages can all bike together, which makes this sport especially family-friendly. Check all your equipment before taking off and make sure your child’s helmet fits properly. Take along water and a snack and have fun. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win a Modarri Delux Street Track Pack set. Modarri takes your child’s love of cars to the next level with their new award-winning customizable track and race cars that kids can build and design themselves. Read more…
Camps: You chose the perfect overnight camp for your child so now all that’s left is to plan for packing. Each camp has its own packing list and policies so be sure to read through them carefully. Read more…

Kids & Sports Injuries on the Rise

Safety: Sports participation in the pediatric population has grown dramatically over the years. Watching your child participate in competitive sports is one of the great joys of parenthood. There are obvious benefits for children too. Athletics improves physical fitness, coordination, and self-discipline and also teaches valuable lessons about teamwork and goal setting. Read more…

Little Bytes

Media: STEM/STEAM education is all the arge right now and parents can help encourage their child’s interest by providng fun books and toys that encourage this learning style. We’ve found a few you should know about There’s also a family film perfect for the slightly older child that salutes the scicen geek in all of us can you might want to watch as a family. Read more…
Media: STEAM is everywhere. You’ve heard the acronym so often that you finally Googled it, so you know it stands for Science Technology Engineering Arts and Math, and that every after-school program and summer camp under the sun is offering it. But, you’re not completely sure what it really is, where the measurable benefits are, or how to begin talking to your kids about what they’ve been learning. You might even feel confused because it seems like a ‘trending’ topic. You’re almost sure you and your family should be jumping on the bandwagon, but you don’t completely understand why. Read more…
Activities: Spring is finally here and what better way to celebrate it then enjoying the outdoors. The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve invite tri-state area residents to enjoy the beauty of the 2,000-acre NY State Park that recently was named to the State Registry of Historic Places for its stunning views and one of a kind carriage road system. Read more…
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