Lights, camera, action. Baby proofing is hard enough on a good day, but during the holidays in a New York City apartment, it can be totally overwhelming! Below are 6 ways to baby proof during the holidays by Rene Appelbaum, co-owner & founder of Baby Proofers Plus. Never leave candles unattended Be sure candles are […]
A Mommybites reader asked, “What should I do if my child is a sore loser?” It is important to teach a kid how not to be a sore loser, as well as how not to quit things because they are difficult. Luckily, Dr. Sarah Klagsbrun has come up with some helpful tips to help children […]
No matter what your reason, you don’t need to over communicate the reason behind letting your nanny go.
Are you planning to go into NYC for an evening, and looking for places to eat, drink, and be merry? Maybe the kids are with the babysitter or nanny. I’ve got a small list of some cool things to check out in Manhattan—the best places to walk in NYC at night. Confession time – I […]
I just finished planning my annual girls’ weekend with my college crew and saw this awesome article on “annual girls’ weekends” by Angie Frederickson, which truly resonated with me in so many ways! Here’s a snip of my favorite part: I cherish our girls’ weekends, no matter how infrequent, because they are the only time […]
I thought I’d share my favorite, funny and oh-so-true, back-to-school blog this week. Enjoy! September is the Worst (by M. Blazoned) Not to be totally paranoid, but I’m pretty sure September is trying to kill me. Forget December and the holiday madness — there is something worse. It’s called Back to School, and it happens […]
As many of you know, I have had the honor of interviewing dozens of incredible parenting luminaries over the years for my articles in New York Family Magazine. This month’s article was the first time, I (and my good friend Verta) were the ones being interviewed rather than the interviewees. So it is with immense […]
I love reading in the summer. I love nothing more than a hot, sunny day at the beach, sitting in a lounge chair and losing myself in a really good “beach read.” In fact, not to brag, but I am so good at “beach reading and relaxing” that for Mother’s Day, when my youngest son […]