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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

A Fun Eco-Friendly Straw Options: Pasta Straws

We’re all trying to cut back on our plastic straws (and plastic bags) to save the environment, but sometimes, a drink is just better with a straw! The paper straws don’t last long and usually disenegrate before you’ve finished your beverage. And reusable metal straws have hit the market but honestly, I can barely remmeber to […]

New Pre-K Option Coming in 2020

Summit, NJ – Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, a Catholic, independent school in Summit, New Jersey, has announced a new, full-day pre-K program to open in the fall of 2020. The Little Acorns Pre-K @ Oak Knoll will engage students to spark their creativity and critical thinking, while fostering spiritual development, independence and self-esteem. “In the tradition of Holy Child […]

A New Years Party…for the Kids!

Make a Kid Hangout Room Set up a kids campout in a tucked away place. Stock it with pillows, sleeping bags, stuffed animals, a few good DVDs and each other’s company will make the night a winner. Stock the room with fun family games like Headbanz and Guestures. Set up video games like Guitar Hero and Just Dance. Ask guest to bring their favorite party […]

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