8 Indoor Play Spaces For Kids in NYC

5 Must-Do Spring Family Activities in NYC

Celebrate Spring and Go Green! Spring has officially arrived! True, the vernal equinox was about a month ago, but with 20 degree weather jumps every other moment, today’s warmer temperatures and blossoming trees could be our signal that we have full reason to skip in the streets and revel in the New York City sunshine. […]

German Comfort Food

German Comfort Food

It may not seem like the typical St. Patrick’s Day dinner, but Schnitzel Haus German restaurant turned out to be just what I was craving. It was a typical St. Patrick’s Day this year – chilly – and a quiet one in Bay Ridge. The parade was held a week later, on an equally cold […]

Traumatic Brain Injury and Orthopedic Impairments

Traumatic Brain Injury and Orthopedic Impairments

Many children have different health issues caused by brain and spinal cord injuries and brain tumors, as well as orthopedic impairments. I have written in previous blogs about children with Other Health Impairments (OHI) and explained that the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) uses (OHI) as one of the 14 classifications for children with chronic […]

Teach Me the Words

Teach Me the Words

Today was my youngest daughter’s last day of pre-school. She embarked on her educational journey at the age of three and has spent two years at a wonderful school. She is proud of being a pre-school graduate and is very excited for summer vacation before starting Kindergarten in the Fall at her big sister’s school. […]

Ruth Rea Family Garden – NY Botanical Garden

Ruth Rea Family Garden – NY Botanical Garden

Like many city dwellers, we lack access to outdoor space in terms of a backyard, balcony or even a windowsill! So when my daughter expressed an interest in gardening, I was stumped. Luckily, I came across the Ruth Rea Family Garden at the NY Botanical Garden and we were blown away by the wide variety […]

Meet the Experts:  Dr. Karen Rancourt

Meet the Experts: Dr. Karen Rancourt

Welcome to our new Meet the Experts weekly blog! We have found that we have been lucky enough to really get to know all the wonderful and talented speakers, writers and experts that are part of Mommybites. In addition to speaking and writing about their areas of expertise, they also have incredible journeys, life advice, […]

Traveling with Kids?

Traveling with Kids?

I recently attended ‘The Travel In Style’ conference hosted by Trumpeting Media. This event was right up my alley. I travel coast to coast with my three kids all the time. It’s definitely not an easy task to pull off. I gear up for weeks before getting on my five-six hour flight to AZ. Getting […]