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Tag: NYC Kids

STOP THE PRESSES! BARBIE IS COMING!

STOP THE PRESSES! BARBIE IS COMING!

O. M. G. Barbie is on the move…literally. She is touring the US of A in search of a new home and she’s making stops all around the country. Next up, NYC! So, if you live in this here neck of the woods, get thee […]

Hurricane Sandy and Her Aftermath: Halloween!

Hurricane Sandy and Her Aftermath: Halloween!

The last few days have been pretty exciting in lovely New York City. The threats of hurricane Sandy seemed so outlandish. We thought it was just another Irene – with definite damage, but with a bark bigger than the bite. We were wrong. We are […]

Horror on the Upper West Side

Horror on the Upper West Side

Last night, Marina Krims came home with her 3 year-old middle child to find the most horrific and gruesome scene. Her other two children (6 and 2) were lying dead in a pool of blood in the tub with stab wounds all over their bodies. […]

Harvest Moon Farm: Fun for the Whole Family

Harvest Moon Farm: Fun for the Whole Family

The forecast for the New York City area is sunny in the mid-60’s for the weekend. That means, get outside!!! And I have the perfect place for you to go – with fun stuff for the whole family. Harvest Moon Farm. We went last weekend […]

Great Gift: Face-a-Day Doodle Your Mood

Great Gift: Face-a-Day Doodle Your Mood

My friend Kimmy gave Bella one of my favorite gifts: Face-a-Day Doodle Your Mood. The target audience is pretty vast – anyone who has ever doodled a face before! Bella LOVES it! It’s been three days, and she literally can’t wait to fill out her […]

A New Anthem for Parents on Fox News Opinions

A New Anthem for Parents on Fox News Opinions

Good morning, everyone. Yesterday was a very exciting day for me: Fox News published an article I wrote on their Opinion page. “A New Anthem for Parents” is the positive message I hope to give to parents. In the midst of all the negativity aimed […]

Elmo and Batali Cook Up Some Laughs

Elmo and Batali Cook Up Some Laughs

The Chew has fast become Zack’s favorite show. It is a strange and hilarious combination of amazing chefs Mario Batalis and Michael Simon with what I consider to be three randoms – Carla from Top Chef, Dr. Oz’s daughter and Clinton Kelly the style guy. […]

The Fresh Beat Band ROCKS NYC!

The Fresh Beat Band ROCKS NYC!

Last night, on an almost whim, my friend Lesley and I took our daughters to see the Fresh Beat Band. We chatted in the morning and decided to treat our girls to a fun night out. Boy, was it a hoot. I think it was […]

What I’m Watching This Fall on TV

What I’m Watching This Fall on TV

Zack and I are a little teeny tiny bit addicted to television. We love jumping on the couch (or, more often, bed) and gluing ourselves to the boob tube. It’s become more and more difficult to find the time to watch all the shows that […]

Remembering 9/11 and A Message for Our Kids

Remembering 9/11 and A Message for Our Kids

Eleven years ago today the weather was very similar to today. I remember the beautiful, bright and sunny day, because it was so peaceful. I emerged from the subway on Chambers street to the most magnificent view of the World Trade Center and I paused. […]