You’d think it would be a snap to find a great babysitter in the city that never sleeps. But New York City, with its streets bustling with people nearly 24/7 and crowds at every turn, can be just as challenging a place to find a sitter as any small town. Think about it; despite the […]
If you’re an urban mama, you know how important it is to have a great stroller. When your daily life in NYC involves space limitations, public transportation, and crowded streets, you need a stroller that goes the distance—literally.
It’s easy enough to coordinate your vacation time with your nanny’s since that’s typically scheduled far enough in advance. But what about when she calls in sick? How will you handle situations when your nanny has to cancel at the last minute? Without a backup plan, it’s easy to be left in the lurch on those days.
We’ve found some pretty cool activities you can take your littles to without venturing beyond Brooklyn. If you’re in need of some inspiration to get those tykes out of the house (and give your nerves a bit of a break), check out these fun “Mommy and Me” activities in a neighborhood near you.
It’s no secret that we live in an area where everything’s pretty pricey! And finding quality child care is certainly no exception. Most of the top-rated schools and daycares in NYC have mile-long waiting lists, not to mention sky-high tuition and entrance fees. But what if we told you about a child care arrangement that […]
As a stay-at-home mom of four on the Upper East Side, I’m grateful for my network of friends, babysitters, and neighbors who help when I need to be multiple places at once.
The decisions surrounding childcare in NYC can seem overwhelming, especially when these decisions often have to be made either just before or just after giving birth. If you can make it work for you, a nanny share may be an ideal way to meet your childcare needs.
Once you find your trusted caregiver, the thought of losing that person because she or he does not have legal status in the United States can be terrifying.
With back-to-school time just around the corner, we thought we’d share a few verses from The White Stripes’ We’re Going to Be Friends – a whimsical and timely song. Fall is here, hear the yell Back to school, ring the bell Brand new shoes, walking blues Climb the fence, books and pens I can tell […]
A common gift to give on Valentine’s Day is… CHOCOLATE. A huge, collective thank you to whomever started that tradition. To celebrate this chocolate lover’s holiday, here are a few fun facts from Candy USA about chocolate and Valentine’s Day: More than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day. Valentine’s […]