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Friendship: There’s an App for That

I’ve only been a mother for five years. That’s less than fifteen percent of my life, and yet when someone asks me to define myself (I’m a teacher--we do lots of identity processing), the...

Time to Summer-ize Your Home

Summer is almost here. It’s time to summer-ize your home. Just as winterizing your home is important for comfort and energy efficiency, it’s also important to prepare your home for the warm weather. Now is...
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Sacred Summer: How I Built My Resilience

In some ways, Summer 2020 beat me down hard. COVID was rampant, my kids were home, my business was slow, and my anxiety was high. However, last summer also lifted me up in ways...
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When Your Mom Regrets Becoming a Mother

Before having children of my own, Mother’s Day was a bittersweet occasion. Even before the advent of social media, where every card and gift is documented, hearing friends and colleagues discuss brunch plans and...
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Gateway Port Chester Giveaway

Have you discovered Gateway Shopping Center in Port Chester yet? Gateway is the new name for Port Chester’s premier open-air shopping center, featuring healthy living favorites like Whole Foods, Club Pilates, and F45 Training,...

Improve Your Home with Bruzzese Home Improvements

Our Story Bruzzese Home Improvements was established in 1957 by Gary’s father, Alfred Bruzzese. Gary started working for him as a young boy in the early ’60s and took over the business in the late...
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Divorce: How I Deal With Tough Questions From The Kids

I give single parents the ultimate respect. It is the hardest job I've ever had, and one that, unless you're in it, you can't fully understand. And if I'm totally honest here, even writing...

Have You Tried Homegating?

My girls know that Sundays are football days. Our Sundays typically involve grocery shopping, cleaning and laundry, cooking, and, of course, watching football, often with good friends by our side. However, now with COVID,...

Coming Up For Air: How an App Rescued My Marriage

Looking back on 2020, it was clear the only way our family survived was by prioritizing the important and letting go of everything else. What wasn't clear at the time was that prioritizing my...

Westchester Health, Where You’re a Part of the Family

We know that every child is unique. That’s why we bring a unique approach to caring for your child. At Westchester Health, Northwell Health, our Pediatrics Department is focused on forming valuable patient-doctor relationships...