Great Teacher Gifts

Education: It’s the end of the school year, which means it’s a great time to tell your children’s teachers just how much you appreciate their hard work and guidance. Here are a few simple ways […] Read more…

A Picnic with Dad

Travel: Edith Read Wildlife Sanctuary – Past Rye Playland’s Kiddyland, the Gondola Wheel and the Dragon Coaster lies a peaceful retreat on the Long Island Sound. If you drive through the Playland […] Read more…

KINDness Counts: Daniel Lubetzky

Nutrition: There’s no doubt that by now you have noticed KIND products nearly everywhere you shop. We did too, and it inspired us to learn a bit more about Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of KIND Snacks.It […] Read more…

Fatherhood: A Balancing Act

Work & Family: Most weekday mornings, Jeff Pearlman rises early to perform a routine he repeats regularly: make breakfast, pack lunches, shuttle the kids to school. As a work-from-home father of two kids, Casey, 10 […] Read more…

Summer Camp Medical Checklist

Safety: Every summer thousands of children attend summer camps, whether just for the day or heading off for the full sleepaway experience. While it can be an exciting, liberating, and educational time for the […] Read more…

Great Getaway: Ausable Chasm

Travel: New York State boasts some of the most scenic and thrilling natural landscapes in the country. One such example is Ausable Chasm, located about 270 miles north of central Westchester County. As an attraction, […] Read more…

Walk Now for Autism

Special Needs: Today 1 in 68 children (1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls) is diagnosed as having autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  Read more…

Belle: A Kids First! Review

Entertainment: Belle is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the illegitimate mixed race daughter of a Royal Navy Admiral. Belle's lineage affords her certain privileges, yet the color of her skin prevents her from fully participating in the traditions of her social standing. Left to wonder if she will ever find love, Belle falls for an idealistic young vicar's son bent on change who, with her help, shapes Lord Mansfield's role as Lord Chief Justice to end slavery in England. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Brianna B. comments, "There is so much that I love about this film. I love the story, the costumes, the intensity and the scenery." Her full review follows. Read more…

Joining Creative Conversations: Daniel Lubetzky

Nutrition: Attend Joining Creative Conversations: An Entrepreneur's Story in Business & Philanthropy. This One-of-a-KIND conversation is moderated by Cheryl Strauss Einhorn as she speaks with Daniel Lubetzky, founder and CEO of KIND Snacks.  Strauss Einhorn, a media consultant, award-winning journalist and Adjunct Columbia Business School Faculty member, starts the conversation at 7:30 p.m. on June 10, 2014, Event held at the JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale. RSVP by June 3rd to attend the VIP reception at 7pm (Liat Altman altman@jccmw.org).Admission $15. To register go to jccmw.org and click on Events. Read more…

Buyer & Cellar

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