Visiting Little Island NYC with Little Kids

Visiting Little Island NYC with Little Kids

The newly opened Little Island is 2.4 acres of pure magic. Little Island has stroller-friendly paths, stairs, wave-shaped benches, more than 350 plant species, more than 110 trees, and two large grassy hills, which beg kids to race up and roll down. Nestled amidst the hills are various stone shortcuts—or boulder scrambles—ideal for impatient young explorers who can’t wait to check out the views. Starting in mid-June, Little Island’s free arts activities and workshops will be open to families.

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The Benefits of Center-Based Child Care 

The Benefits of Center-Based Child Care 

Parents have many options when it comes to choosing the right child care for their kids. Income, schedules, and educational philosophy all play a role in how each family figures out what works for them. Often the choice comes down to home-based child care vs. center-based child care, and recent reports like a Harvard University […]

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What Your Mother Didn’t Teach You about Finding a Bra That Fits

Lori Kaplan knows underwear—whether it’s worn by a Broadway star or a new mom. Her 22-year-old company Bra Tenders professionally outfits undergarments—including everything from briefs to girdles—for celebrities like Bette Midler and Brook Shields, and the casts of Gypsy, Hadestown and Mean Girls. From her midtown showroom, she also helps regular women in need of […]

This Is How to Hire a Baby Nurse in NYC

This Is How to Hire a Baby Nurse in NYC

Let’s begin with the definition: A baby nurse isn’t technically a nurse. Instead, a baby nurse specializes in caring for—you guessed it—infants. In fact, the International Nanny Association uses the term newborn care specialist to further clarify the individual’s role. So a baby nurse may or may not have nursing training or credentials, but the […]

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