I put my baby boy on the train alone last week. I sent him traveling all by himself. With no parental supervision. What was I thinking? What type of parent does this? The reality is...Most. Or at least many. I think.  You...
As the sun creeps in and I scroll through my Facebook feed, I am startled to see another post publicly shaming a local teen. I think to myself; we are better than this. We can do better. We have...
Hello Westchester County moms! My name is Alexis. I am a new contributor and so excited to share my tips, tricks, and stories. I was born and raised in the Bronx with a very strong love of NYC. I...
When my children were younger I was on many "lists" to receive emails about local happenings, which were quite helpful in finding activities to keep our family busy. As my kids have reached the tween and teen ages, it has...
I've thought a lot about using literature to develop my kids' sense of history, acceptance, and emotional intelligence. In our library, we celebrate diversity through literature. Representation matters. I'm so grateful that this is a message being echoed in popular...
turning sixty

Sixty is the New Me

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This is what I know so far. Sixty is an extraordinarily tough year. Amidst Type A flu, the stomach bug, leap year, and now the coronavirus, I turned 60 years old. A midlife crisis hit me so hard this past decade....
As a new mother and health-enthusiast, I am always excited about organic produce... Just not always about the price tag. I’ve written at length about the importance of buying seasonal fruits and vegetables and price is definitely a big reason...
Art education gets a bad rap – Well maybe not a bad rap, but certainly it is often misunderstood and ignored. The last string of Presidents placed the importance of education in the hands of math and science teachers,...
It’s December and we are here to give you a peek at some happenings going on around Westchester for the cold winter weather. Please feel free to let us know about any others that may not be listed. Pop Up...
It’s June! For children, this is the most exciting time of year since summer vacation is just around the corner. For parents, it's the home stretch and you’re planning activities for your children to participate in. As a teacher,...

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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...