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 […]
2020 Rockefeller Christmas Tree Facts at a Glance Tree origin Oneonta, NY Tree donor Daddy Al’s General Store Tree height 75 feet (22.86 meters) Tree diameter 45 feet (13.71 meters) Christmas tree lighting ceremony date Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7-10pm, at 30 Rockefeller Plaza COVID-19 restrictions Yes. There will be no public access to the lighting […]
Fall is in full swing. Pumpkin flavors everything from coffee to candles. Football dominates the weekends. And, the kids are busy with school, sports and other activities. Any parent will tell you that a busy school year usually means “morning madness”. One mom described trying to get her kids and herself out the door in the morning a “daily disaster.”
Many of us already know that reading to young children is a good thing, yet we might not be cognizant of why. Neuroscience research has confirmed that reading aloud to young children stimulates brain development andlanguageskills. It is one way to help prepare kids for school. And studies have found that young children will develop […]
There is so much to think about (and do!) when it comes to bringing a baby home for the first time. When you’re recovering from birth, caring for your baby and living off little sleep, you’ll be happy you prepared.
There are five things you need to outline in your estate plan to protect your children. You may think estate planning is just for the very rich or the very old. It’s not. Whether you have young children or aging parents, a traditional or non-traditional family, a large house or a small car, you should […]
While it’s true that having a nanny offers much more flexibility and convenience than most other childcare arrangements, there are still times when you might still need backup childcare. It’s easy enough to coordinate your vacation time with your nanny since that’s typically scheduled far enough in advance. But what about when she calls in […]