March 23, 2020
Wellness

5 Ways to Reframe the Quarantine

Also Read: 5 Good Things About the Coronavirus This is crazy, right? What is happening? The panic is scarier than the virus itself. I feel like I’m in the movie Outbreak, and any second Renee Russo is going to knock on my door in a yellow space suit, or the military is going to prevent […]

Explaining the Coronavirus to Kids

The coronavirus is all over the news so there’s a good chance your kids–even little kids–have heard about it. So if they’re having some anxiety about it, check out “Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus” that was created by NPR News. Our school system sent this link out to parents today. It’s a comic strip that helps […]

Ridgewood’s Weight Loss Challenge

How is the New Year’s Resolution to lose weight going for you? You’re not alone. It is hard! Studies show that when we have some accountability, someone to work out with or just support us, healthy habit change is easier and more effective. That’s why I LOVE Valley’s latest initiative. They partnered with the Mayors […]

Our Picks: Preservative-Free, All-Natural Treats for Your Pup!

 Most of our readers are passionate about eating well so why not hold your pet food to that same standard? Dog Jerky Co. is changing the way we treat our pets with their organic doggy treats. Owner Kelly Killion explained that the inspiration behind Dog Jerky Co. came from shopping at local stores searching for dog treats that were all-natural and made in the USA. But every jerky […]

I Joined the Ridgewood Y. Here is Y you should too.

I know I need to work out, I know I feel and look better when I work out, and as a doctor, I fully understand the health benefits of exercise … yet, sweating really just isn’t my jam. Every year, I vow that I will start an exercise routine, and every year, I struggle to follow the […]

Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020  •  6:30 PM  8:00 PM Mahwah Municipal Alliance (MMA) presents Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety, Free Film Screening Angst is an IndieFlix Original, documentary designed to raise awareness around anxiety. The film includes interviews with kids, teens, educators, experts, parents and a very special interview with American Gold Medalist: Michael Phelps. The goal […]

14 Reasons Why Parents (& Kids) Love Camp Riverbend

Choosing the right camp can be overwhelming. We thought we’d take the time to share some of things that that make Camp Riverbend special. Even though the camp is only about 35 minutes from New York City, it feels world’s away, a perfect place for a kid to unplug and explore.  Here’s what parents (and […]

Our Picks: Reusable Grocery Bags

Also Read: Fun, Eco-friendly Straws With plastic bags finally disappearing from stores, it’s time to get serious about your reusable shopping bag options. We have 2 picks: one for our cold items and the other for everything else. The Bee-Green Set Why We Like Them: Bee Green bags are sturdy and light weight; machine washable; and […]

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