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Fun, Safe Toy Suggestions for Every Age

Do you remember that old chestnut of a saying: “It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye”? Like all 'old chestnuts,' there’s an element of truth in those words. Toys for kids should be epic, should capture their attention, and their imaginations. But they also need to be safe. With the holiday season fast approaching, here are a few things to keep in mind with every age group, when it comes to safe AND fun toys! Under 3 years old With toddlers and babies, toys need to... read more

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FizzWizz – The Nook & Cranny Cleaner: Product Review

Review by Sandy Chiang When you have younger ones, you know you always either carry with you a baby bottle, a sippy cup, teethers or pacifiers. Of course, their little hands always love to drop these items on the floor by … read more

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Exploring the ‘Burbs: Teleclass Re-cap

When space gets tight in the city, many moms consider a move to the suburbs. Is such a move starting to make sense to you? We recently held a highly informative and illuminating teleclass with Heather and Zach Harrison, the … read more

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Childcare & Suburbia: What YOU Need To Know Before Settling On “THE Town”

Chances are, you’ve got this whole childcare-in-the-city thing down to a science. Whether that childcare is 100% you, you’ve got a full-time live-in nanny or fall somewhere in between, your family’s no doubt found their groove – and families who … read more

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Tips to Eat, Drink and Be Merry – But HEALTHY – This Holiday Season

Ah, the holiday season. A time for traditions and entertainment, frivolity and fun. A time to let normal schedules slide and more than a few rules to be ignored. But when all the eggnog has been drunk and all the … read more

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The Child Care Hack Series: What Do You Want From Mary Poppins?

Hi! I’m a former Manhattan nanny with 12 years’ experience, and I’m totally obsessed with the child care in a weird geeky way. My column is all about you the new parent, looking to go back to work after a … read more

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What To Do With All The Toys?

It’s holiday time again. What am I gonna do with all of the toys? I feel bad, but there is no more room. Oh yes, gifts are great, but then you end up with millions and millions and MILLIONS of … read more

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Breastfeeding Basics: What Moms Need to Know – Teleclass Re-cap

We recently held an informative and important teleclass for expectant and new moms, generously sponsored by Lansinoh and presented by Certified Lactation Counselor (CLC) and nationally-renowned breastfeeding expert, Gina Ciagne. Gina covered such topics as preparing for breastfeeding before baby … read more

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