Family Activities in NYC This Memorial Day Weekend

Long weekends can either be periods of relief or chaos depending on how your family spends them. Memorial Day Weekend is one that lends itself to being busy simply because of the warm, end-of-May weather (hello, pool time!). Whether you are hosting family in the New York area, or whether you are road tripping to the city, here are some tips on how to spend the weekend with your family.

Tips for Checking References When Searching for a Nanny

After a flurry of nanny interviews, you’ve finally narrowed down a candidate that seems like the perfect fit for your family. She has experience, she’s down-to-earth and level-headed, and oh, one minor detail—your kids absolutely love her. You couldn’t be happier, but don’t sign on the dotted line just yet…

Helping Trick-or-Treaters with Food Allergies

Before stocking up on Halloween candy this year, consider this: according to Food Allergy Research and Education Inc., 1 in every 13 trick-or-treaters who ring your doorbell may have a food allergy. The top eight food allergens that cause about 90% of reactions are milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, wheat, fish and shellfish; reactions […]

Best NYC Swim Classes for Kids

Spring is officially here, and what better way to gear your child up for summer than to take swim lessons! Our motto is “the earlier the better” – so that your child develops a love for the water and becomes a strong swimmer at a young age. Many of the classes also require parents to […]

Beauty Beware: The Truth Revealed

Count how many things you put on your skin every day. Now, can you tell me what’s in them? Chances are, you have no idea. Well, neither did I, until a friend told me to read Not Just a Pretty Face: The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry by Stacy Malkan, co-founder of the Campaign […]