Autumn Getaway in the Catskills

The Catskills is a gorgeous destination all year round, but something about the brilliant colors of the autumn foliage make it a must-see this time of year. Only a two hour drive from NYC, it is the perfect weekend getaway with kids. STAY The Arnold House is an idyllic retreat away from the hectic pace of the city.  The recently renovated manor features 9 warm and inviting rooms plus a suite and studio which are better suited for families. Get back to basics and stay at their Lake... read more

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Back to School 2016 Deals

While we’re still enjoying the warmth of the sun, toes in the sand, and our little ones building sandcastles and dripping ice cream down their chins, it’s hard to believe that back to school will be here before we know … read more

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Beware of Hidden Home Dangers

For New York City families, looking for a new home is no easy task; it’s one of biggest decisions and financial commitments you’ll make. Families often overlook the less obvious, but very important potential risks when making decisions on where … read more

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Our NY Baby Show Favorites

Last weekend, the Mommybites team attended the NY Baby Show and we were so impressed with all of the incredible new products on the market! Here are some of our favorites: Hatch Things: The SureShop bag from Hatch Things allows … read more

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Mother’s Day 2016 Deals

“No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love.” -Edwin Hubbell Chapin “Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.” -Marion C. Garretty “I will look … read more

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Wonderful Winter Deals 2015

“Winter is not a season, it’s a celebration.”  ~ Anamika Mishra And we at Mommybites agree!  The season of mittens, snow, hot chocolate, and holidays is a magical time of year.  Time for snuggling, time for frolicking amongst the snowflakes, … read more

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Choo! Choo! Holiday Train Activities In or Near NYC for the Holiday Season

As little ones, we always loved building with our train tracks and going on trains. Now as grown-ups and speech therapists, we use those activities during our therapy sessions. It’s a great way to target problem-solving, commenting, describing, labeling, and … read more

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Helping Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies

Before stocking up on Halloween candy this year, consider this: according to Food Allergy Research and Education Inc., 1 in every 13 trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell may have a food allergy. The top eight food allergens that cause about … read more

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BOO! Top 5 NYC Halloween Picks

Halloween is definitely one of our favorite holidays of the year as speech pathologists. We do tons of activities with our children like carving pumpkins, making pumpkin pie, creating spooky decorations, and more! And since we live in one of … read more

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Beating the Baby Blues

For many women, it’s the happiest time in their lives. Yet for others, it’s an overwhelming time filled with emotions of loneliness and sadness. About 13 percent of women who give birth develop postpartum depression, and another 80 percent report … read more

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