Holidays

Holiday Open House

Take a little break from the bustling holiday season to step back in time and come tour historic Wayside Cottage. The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) hosts a holiday open house on Sunday, December 16th from 1pm – 3pm.  Wayside Cottage located at 1039 Post Road in Scarsdale is decorated with authentic colonial decorations and tours will be offered by costumed guides.  Read more…

Make-A-Wish Benefit

We Sing For The World is a new organization designed to present benefit concerts for non-profits such as AmeriCares, Roots of Development and FARA Alliance.   Read more…

Connect With a Miracle

Child Care: Maybe you believe in them, maybe you don’t. Certainly the possibility of miracles has been long debated. What’s less controversial is the human need to embrace the hope that miracles promise. Read more…

Rockefeller Center, Bryant Park & Wollman Rink Ice Skates & Lights

Vacations: Winter can truly be a magical time in New York City. And nothing says “holiday season” in the Big Apple like outdoor ice skating under the glow of some famous Christmas trees. So bundle up and get ready to glide into some special family memories. Read more…

Connect With a Miracle

Child Care: Maybe you believe in them, maybe you don’t. Certainly the possibility of miracles has been long debated. What’s less controversial is the human need to embrace the hope that miracles promise. Read more…

5 Tips for In-Law Harmony at the Holidays

Relationships: “Three out of four marriages are impacted by problematic in-law relationships,” notes Deanna Brann, Ph.D., author of the new book Reluctantly Related: Secrets to Getting Along With Your Mother-in-Law […] Read more…

How to Spot a Victim of Domestic Violence

Relationships: In the United States, women are assaulted or beaten once every nine seconds; worldwide, one in three women have been battered, raped or otherwise abused in her lifetime, according to women’s advocacy organizations.  Read more…

Top Picks for Veterans Day: Family Fun in Westchester

Entertainment: Veterans Day: November 12, 2012  Read more…

Hoilday Sanity

Family Values: Starting in October – OK, September if you really must know – I begin fantasizing about the holidays the way that some people daydream about winning the lottery or meeting their favorite celebrity. This year, I tell myself, it’ll be perfect. We’ll skip all the hoopla. We’ll forgo the copious amounts of presents. We’ll focus on family, friends and memories. It’ll be like a picture print from Currier and Ives. Read more…

Where to Make Food Donations

Nutrition: Multiple locations serving the county's hungry and homeless accept donated holiday foods like frozen turkeys, sweet potatoes, and boxes or cans of stuffing and mashed potatoes, cornbread and cake mix, cranberry sauce, and pie filling.  Read more…

Goody Bag Alternatives

Parties: As if planning a birthday party for your kids wasn’t tough enough, goody bags (those ubiquitous little bags handed out at the end of the party) have gotten more elaborate and expensive over the years. If your child is over the age of 5, you’ve probably seen your fill of bouncy balls that land under the couch, cheap games that break by the time you get home and stickers that end up on mirrors forever. The alternative is loads of candy given to kids already hopped up on birthday cake and ice cream. Read more…

Family Party Guide

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Bar and Bat Mitzvah Guide

Entertainment: Editor’s Note: While all attempts have been made to make these lists as accurate as possible, times and program availability may be subject to change. Please check information in advance to avoid disappointment. Read more…

Second Chance Toys

Green Living: Here's how you  can you give the neglected toys just hanging around your home a second chance. Read more…

Open Door Holiday Toy Drive

Family Values: Open Door Foundation has launched their Holiday Toy Drive.Donations of new toys, valued between $10-$20, are currently being collected through Dec. 10, for children ages newborn to 14 years-old. With […] Read more…

Pumpkin & Corn Pudding

Feeding Your Family: Pumpkin & Corn PuddingA Whole Foods Market Health Starts Here ® Recipe Read more…

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