Top NYC Fall Activities & Ways to Promote Speech and Language

It’s back to school time and already fall - our favorite season!  So many fun activities are near NYC and are just a bus, train, or car ride away. During these fall activities, we advise parents to help their kids comment on what they’re seeing (“I see a spooky scarecrow!”) and encourage their children to ask lots of questions (“What is that?”)  If they are older, you can have them look at a map of the place and direct you to where they want to go. We also encourage families... read more

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Time Saving Tips for Today’s Busy Parents

Reclaim your “ME” time… We’ve all experienced it. For busy moms and dads on the go, life can get a little chaotic at times. All parents – especially those with full-time jobs – face the challenge of prioritizing how they … read more

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Back to School Deals 2014

With back-to-school time just around the corner, we thought we’d share a few verses from The White Stripes’ We’re Going to Be Friends – a whimsical and timely song. Fall is here, hear the yell Back to school, ring the … read more

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Pop Up Classes around NYC!

Kidz Central Station’s Pop-Up Classes: Next one at Gymboree Play & Music! You know how jack-in-the-boxes play a little whimsical music and then “Jack” or a fun animal or character suddenly pops up to the absolute delight of your child? … read more

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Top NYC Pools + Speech & Language Activities

Now that it’s getting even hotter, I know many of you are looking for quick ways to cool down this August! We decided to write about our favorite pools as New Yorkers and mommies! The one that we go to … read more

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Beware The Pink Bins Of Brooklyn And Queens!

Summer’s the perfect time to go through your closet and figure out exactly what you do and don’t need. If you live in Brooklyn or Queens, you may have spotted pink ‘donation’ bins popping up in your neighborhood and thought … read more

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Top NYC Beaches and Speech & Language Activities

We love summer! And we also love the beach. July is a great month to escape the city streets and go to the nearest ones! Some of our favorites include Jacob Riis Park Beach in Queens, which is a part … read more

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Want Some Whine?

School is out, and camp’s begun – hooray! In the break between these two glorious institutions, many of our children took us on excursions to a dark and unlovely place I call Whine Country. “It’s not fair! Why can’t I … read more

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Top NYC Special Education Camps

The Quad Manhattan Located downtown at the Spruce Street School in Frank Gehry’s Beekman Tower, The Quad Manhattan incorporates “The Social Thinking” framework where children build specific skills and then generalize them into the community. Campers will be in state … read more

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How to Develop Healthy Sleep Habits for Your Baby and Toddler: Bergen Live Event Re-Cap

Being a Mom is a rewarding and wonderful job, but we all know that it can be quite challenging too. Most mothers are faced with the high demands of taking care of young children while also being sleep deprived! Not … read more

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