April 25, 2019
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2019 Mother’s Day Brunch & 7 Other Fun Things To Do

Hot Topics: Mother’s Day is approaching - Sunday, May 12th - and since it’s one of the busiest restaurant days of the year we suggest you make your reservations early. This is a day set aside to pamper mom so getting her away from the stove will certainly be appreciated. Restaurant meal not your style - we’ve got you covered, see the list of really fun family events happening on Mother’s Day. Read more…

Hop Into Easter: Easter Egg Hunts & Hands-on Activities

Holidays: It’s spring and evryone is aching to get outside and do something fun and rejuvenating. Check out our collection of funny-bunny egg hunts and ahnds-on activities that are perfect for celebrating spring! Read more…

The Arts

Hot Topics: Most parents have heard of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education, but maybe not as many know about STEAM (science, technology, education, art and math) education. Some educators contend that adding the “A” for art is essential for a child’s full development and education. Read more…

Living Coral

Living Coral

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: When you are planning a special event little details can be huge. Read more…
It’s March Madness so let’s take to the court! If you are looking for a basketball program for your child here are several of the counties best. Read more…
Tweens: The largest free kids event is coming to Pace University’s Goldstein Fitness Center on Saturday, March 23rd from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be plenty of activities for all members of the family to enjoy! Read more…
I had seen the Jazz Museum posters beckoning me from the Metro-North Harlem 125th Street station. Somehow, despite growing up in a jazz-filled home, I had not yet visited. So on a blustery Sunday, I decided to board the train with my 10-year-old music-loving son and check it out. Read more…
Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: Planning a bar/bat mitzvah can be overwhelming. Thankfully there are professionals who specialize in helping you make the day everything you want it to be and more. Read more…

A Marvelous Mitzvah

A Marvelous Mitzvah

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: We know that planning a bar or bat mitzvah is an incredibly special time for you and your child. Selecting the right venue for your celebration at is a critical decision, as it will set the tone for so much of the party. And of course the type of venue you choose has a lot to do with the type of event you are planning. Take a look at this list and decide what venue is the best fit for your family. Read more…

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum

When you think of fun, you may not think Poughkeepsie, but one visit to this learning center will change all that. Geared toward younger kids, this museum is a great choice for preschoolers because it has a mix of physical and intellectual exhibits, and no age is left out - children don’t have to be readers to try the experiments. Read more…
Entertainment: Nestled inside Mathews Park near the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk, Conn., is the perfect spot for kids, up to age 10, to spend a few hours expanding their minds while having fun. This hands-on exploratory space has both indoor and outdoor places to play, several scientific and sensory exhibitions, and even a shoes-off area for the littlest of learners. Read more…

Sealed with a Kiss

Sealed with a Kiss

For me, Valentine’s Day has seen some changes over the years. Before kids, it was all about romance and quiet dinners, chocolate and roses (or, at the very least, a restaurant meal where no one cried about the “green stuffs” in their food). And it was lovely. But now, with two little girls in the mix, Valentine’s Day is a sweet, goopy, glitter glue-smeared lovefest. And it’s funny, but I actually think I appreciate it more in its current incarnation, because the focus is so squarely on love. Real love - messy, sticky, gooey love. Read more…

How to Choose a Dance Studio

How to Choose a Dance Studio

Tweens: The number of dance studio options can easily make any parent feel overwhelmed. A good place to start is to consider your child’s unique interests before selecting a studio. This can help you narrow down the choices, as there’s no uniform “right” studio. Local studios offer a multitude of dance class choices including theater, modern, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, ballroom, Bollywood, improv - you name it! Read more…

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