September 22, 2018
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Vacations: We’ve asked you, our readers, what your family favorites are and then we tallied the numbers. So, drum roll please – here are the results. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win this award-winning, travel-friendly hedgehog that helps children with their fine motor skills. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win this stunning children’s book by the Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Westchster resident Jerry Pickney. It’s the perfect bedtime story. Read more…

Cozy, Welcoming and Inspiring

Tweens: Every first Friday of the month for the last two years, 10-year-old Una Goodspeed of New Rochelle joins fellow readers for pizza and conversation about books in The Uncommon Corps of Ravenous Readers Book Club at The Voracious Reader in Larchmont. Una is a self-described “book maniac” but it wasn’t always this way. Read more…
Toddlers: There’s no shortage of playgrounds in Westchester, but when your kids are small, not just any park will do. Younger children need parks with bucket swings, contained spaces, clean bathrooms close by, and unique equipment to capture their attention. We’ve scoured the county and found four playgrounds that are practically perfect for preschoolers. Read more…

Technically Speaking

Technically Speaking

Education: And the 2018 Tony Award for Best Sound Design of a Play goes to. …” Silence. A tight shot of the nominees fills the screen. All are unrecognizable to us at home. Read more…

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm

Feeding Your Family: Nothing epitomizes the arrival of autumn weather like an apple picking trip in the Hudson Valley. This trip is an annual ritual for many Westchester families and while many choose to venture to orchards further afield in Dutchess or Putnam counties, Westchester is home to one of the oldest apple orchards, Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm in Yorktown Heights celebrating its 102nd harvest this fall. Read more…
Grandparenting: “Needs a little more chocolate, don’t you think?” she says hopefully and with certainty. Read more…

“A” is for Apple

“A” is for Apple

Green Living: Everyone is heading back to school, but that doesn’t mean family outings must stop. Keep learning your ABCs when you literally take on A is for apple at your local orchard. Read more…

First Home: Lesson 101

First Home: Lesson 101

Home Improvement: Congratulations, you just moved into your new home! Boxes are everywhere and a new life is just ready to begin, but before you even begin to unpack, there are six important things you should know about your home. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win Rescue Runts the puppies your child can nurse back to health and happiness. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win this STEM-inspired tableware for kids. Start their day off with inspiring fun images. food tastes better when it’s fun to eat. Read more…

Pretty as a Picture

Pretty as a Picture

Home Improvement: So you purchased your dream home. Congratulations! Now you’ve got a to-do list a mile long to get through before you’re officially moved in and hanging family photos on the wall. One task that may seem like it will be easy to check off is painting. But while a fresh coat is a relatively simple way to change and personalize your new space, completing a paint job efficiently and correctly is not as simple as just throwing a sheet on the floor and slapping some color on the wall. Read more…

Organize!

Organize!

Hot Topics: Moving is chaos!” So says Katy Winter of Katy’s Organized Home – and millions of homeowners who have experienced a move. Moving to a new home brings both excitement and challenges. Some of Westchester’s best professional organizers offer advice to limit the stress and enjoy your new home sooner rather than later. Read more…
Legal: Parents often ask: Do we need life insurance? How much? What kind? Read more…

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