February 2018
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SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

Entertainment: Yes, this is a show children and parents can enjoy – even adults on their own. For 18 years on Nickelodeon – and I admit to having never watched an episode – the animated television series never generated the buzz of its immediate predecessor South Park, which was aimed at a more adult audience. Nonetheless, it has spawned two movies, a video game and now a Broadway show. Read more…

Cervical Incompetence: Reducing the Risk

Cervical Incompetence: Reducing the Risk

Health: As a pregnant woman’s body prepares for labor, late in the third trimester, the cervix – the long, tubular lower end of the uterus – begins to soften, shorten (efface), and open (dilate). In about one out of 100 pregnancies (approximately 1 percent), the pressure of the baby on the cervix may cause it to open too soon, a condition known as cervical incompetence or cervical insufficiency, which may result in miscarriage or preterm delivery. Read more…

Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education

Tweens: Progressive parents who wish to give their children a global education are bucking the conventional public school route and enrolling their kids in schools that offer a bilingual education. Read more…

Westchester Kids Rock!

Westchester Kids Rock!

Entertainment: Most parents think their children are pretty special. Who can argue with that? However, as a community Westchester County has produced a multitude of kids who, either on Broadway, the silver screen or television, have fulfilled their promise of star potential including Vanessa Williams, Jason Bateman, Denzel Washington and Rooney Mara. Read more…

Choco-Story New York:

Choco-Story New York:

Holidays: With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to visit Choco-Story New York: The Chocolate Museum and Experience with Jacques Torres. The museum, adjacent to the Soho outpost of renowned master chocolatier Jacques Torres’ eponymous shop, traces the history of chocolate from bean to bar. Read more…

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Holidays: If it’s Valentine’s Day or any other day, be sure to invite your sweethearts to help in the kitchen as you let your imagination run wild dipping all manner of goodies in rich, velvety dark chocolate. Dried and fresh fruits work great, but so do nuts, chips, crackers and cookies. Serves 8 Read more…

Perfect Pearly Whites

Perfect Pearly Whites

Tweens: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends the following tips to ensure your child boasts a happy, healthy smile. Read more…
Contests: Enter to win Luciana Vega, the newest American Girl Dill. This 11-year-old dreams of being the first person on Mars! Read more…
Contests: Enter to win your kids the latest animated film from Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and the LEGO Group - LegoDC Super Heroes: The Flash! Read more…

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