The last year before your last baby goes off to preschool, or the last year that your last baby is in preschool, or maybe it’s even the last year before your last baby goes to college. Wherever you are in...
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The Sensory-Seeking Child

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“Mama, I want you to hold me! Hold me now!” My 3.5-year-old son constantly needs to touch me. He often asks to be held and carried around the house even though he’s super tall and weighs almost 35 pounds. I...
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Thirty, Flirty, and Surviving

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This month, I turn 30. It got me thinking about the movie 13 Going on 30, which is almost 20 years old! In the movie, she wishes to be “thirty, flirty, and thriving” in her dream life, and I...
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Be Limitless

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Having children, a dog, and a home to take care of shouldn’t limit who you are as a woman. Be limitless.  I didn’t notice it right after I got married. I was still independent, working a 9-5 job. It was...
As my son prepares for his sophomore year of college, I cannot help but think back to last year. I read all the "must-do" and "must-bring" lists. However, there were still certain items we discovered somewhat by accident. These were...
Once upon a time, there was a shy, creative little girl growing up on the north shore of Long Island. She was always painting, writing, singing, and acting but never felt quite good enough. Insecurity, combined with the well-meaning...
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The Freshman 15

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Freshman 15 refers to the theory that first-year college students gain around 15 pounds during their freshman year of college. Luckily my son avoided that. Unfortunately for me, those 15 pounds landed nicely on me! Nevertheless, freshman year has come...
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Two Will be Fun!

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I had no idea what I was getting into having my first child; naïve was commonly used to describe me. But a year in, I felt like I got it, a little internal confidence that you hide from everyone...
In a world with so much animosity and hatred, teaching our kids that a simple act of kindness can go a long way. Kids begin to socialize as early as preschool, and as they progress, their perspectives will most...
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The 90s: New and Nostalgic

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If you ever go on social media, then chances are you follow an account related to 80s/90s nostalgic content. It seems like every generation spends at least some part of their middle age wistfully remembering their childhoods. In this...

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A Mom’s Guide To Westchester Events :: March 2024

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Warmer weather and longer days are in sight! We are so lucky to have so many family-friendly events around Westchester County. Be sure to...
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