Certain things we tend to take for granted. Running water, your 6-year-old teasing her toddler brother, and making—and then breaking—New Year's resolutions. Somewhere lower on the list is scheduling regular eye exams even if we're not concerned about our...

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1970 babes! This is it boys and girls – the year we turn 50. The 50th birthday. Before we go any further, let’s get the cliches out of the way. G’head...get them out of your system. It’ll make you...
I don't know about you, but when I hear my kids fighting, the sound is as blood-curdling as fingernails on a blackboard! I just want to shut it down as fast as I can. My knee-jerk reaction is to...
  Life is filled with all kinds of experiences. Most of us are fortunate that the bulk of those experiences are positive, if not altogether wonderful. But life wouldn’t be life if tough times didn’t exist at all. Illness, moving,...
My littlest baby, Nolan, turned 1 on November 13, coincidentally during Prematurity Awareness Month. He was born four weeks early and spent one week in the NICU. This was one of the hardest weeks of my life. After suffering the...
Get Ready for 5 New Bands, Festive Fireworks, Science Workshops with Groundwork Hudson Valley, and a NEW Pop-up Roller Skating Rink. Nothing feels more like summer than an outdoor festival and Cross County Shopping Center is bringing back Westchester’s favorite...
This year held so much promise for celebrations across the globe – weddings, graduations, milestone birthdays, new births, etc. Then COVID-19 came along, and everything ground to a halt. Even as many regions, including Westchester County, have successfully flattened...
The winter can drive you crazy. Snow storms. School closings. Flu viruses. Sometimes it feels like getting out of your house is nearly impossible! Here are some great events to keep your kiddos active and entertained, while keeping yourself...
As a young speech pathologist, I had no problem encouraging parents to have their children undergo ear tube surgery (tympanostomy) when deemed necessary by a doctor because it was the “best thing for them.” In fact, I had seen...
I have a confession to make. The first time I really felt like a mother was not the first time I held my beautiful 8 lb. 10 oz. son in my arms...it was when I found myself singing all...

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A Mom’s Guide To Westchester Events :: July 2022

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Summer is officially here and we are going to need a lot of fun activities to keep the kids happy and entertained. There are...