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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 general sadness. For most women who suffer from this disease, the peak of the condition […]

Family Fitness in NYC

Summertime in NYC: moms are out with their babies, joggers are running along the river and groups of people are meeting up for fitness boot camps. Take another look and you’ll also see families stretching, doing obstacle courses and engaged in group workouts – a growing trend in the City. Now more than ever, parents […]

Finding the Right Real Estate Agent for Your Divorce

Dividing the marital home after a divorce can often be an uphill battle, and so it is important to have a real estate agent who understands the difficulty of your situation – handling it both delicately and effectively. Not every agent has experience working with this demographic, let alone the capability to do so. Consequently, […]

Bickering Blues

“What did I do to cause their constant arguing?” asked the anguished and exhausted mother sitting across from me in my office. She’d come to see me for help with the endless squabbling occurring among her three children. It’s a question I’ve been asked many times before. Answering her truthfully, I replied, “You had more […]

Best NYC Baby and Me Exercise Classes

It’s fall in New York City, but that doesn’t mean it’s too cold to go outside and get moving!  From time to time you may have seen a mommy (or daddy) exercising with a stroller in the streets of the city. And if you prefer to stay inside, we also have some excellent indoor options […]

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 spend their time between their job, career and family. Finding as little as 15-30 minutes […]

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 have more iPod time??” “You promised we’d get ice cream!” “Ryan’s hitting me!” More distracting […]