Nancy loves exploring all that Westchester and the Hudson Valley has to offer, from locally-farmed produce to seasonal events. She grew up in Putnam County and currently lives in Northern Westchester with her husband and two children: a 10 year old daughter and an 8 year old son. Nancy's a former special educator who, several years ago, traded a career in teaching to be a stay at home mom. In her free time, she writes her own blog (NY Foodie Family), plays tennis and fills up the family scrapbooks with the constant addition of new memories.
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4 Tips to Become a More Financially Aware Mom

Disclaimer: I am not a financial professional. This post is meant to be informational only and is solely my perspective. Please speak to a trusted financial advisor regarding your situation. As a busy mom, paying...
reluctant readers

8 Tips for Motivating Reluctant Readers

School is back in session! As a former special education teacher, I know that this may not be a favorite time of year for many reluctant readers. However, as kids advance through school, being...

How I’m Transitioning My Family into Back-To-School Mode

  Summer is quickly coming to an end.  The back-to-school store circulars have been out for weeks and we will soon have teacher assignments and class schedules in hand.  While I want to make the...

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to July

July means one thing: Summer is officially here!  Besides all the BBQs and pool parties, make sure you leave room in your summer schedules for some of these fun events taking place throughout Westchester...
guide to june

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to June

June is a busy time for families!  There are lots of end-of-school events and preparations for camp and family vacations.  Hopefully, you can fit in time for some of these family events occurring in Westchester County...

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to May

April showers bring May flowers.  Or that's what we hope with all of the recent rainy weather!  Warmer temperatures mean lots of outdoor family fun!  Check out the Westchester Mom's Guide to May to...
Westchester guide to april

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to April

Welcome spring!  With the weather getting warmer, the Westchester Mom's Guide to April includes lots of outdoor family fun activities.  April also includes lots of Easter egg hunts and visits with the Easter bunny! *Please check...
The Westchester Mom's Guide to March

The Westchester Mom’s Guide to March

Welcome to Westchester Mom's Guide to March.  We have rounded up a list of local events in Westchester to help you plan this month's family fun!  There are lots of family-friendly performances at local theaters, as well...
February break activity guide

February Break Activity Guide

We're not even half-way through February, but winter has finally arrived!  For those of us with school-age children, February break will soon be here.  For some of us, this means having to entertain the...

A Tree Full of Memories {Our Christmas Tradition}

This story begins back in December 2001.  Before we were married, and dating a little short of a year, my husband and I had spent an afternoon baking cookies in preparation of Christmas.  We...