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Date Night in Ridgewood: Cocktails & Dinner.

Also Read: 25+ Fun Cocktails for Summer! A couple of nights ago, Larry and I were staring at each other across the island, not in a loving kind of way, but in a what-the-hell-do-we-do-now way. Almost a full season into quarantine, we were pretty much out of things to say to each other that didn’t start […]

Masks Are Like Windshields: Stop Yelling!

Take an average, level-headed woman, whose friends and family wouldn’t describe her as hot tempered, put her behind the wheel of a car and cut her off in traffic. That calm, well-mannered person becomes a lunatic, screaming and giving the bird. The steering wheel is the great equalizer when it comes to entitlement and outbursts. […]

60+ Things to Do While You’re Quarantined

If you told me 3 weeks ago that I’d be staying at home indefinitely with my kids and husband, I’d have thought you were nuts. But things changed quickly and here we are! The best way to keep your stress level low is to keep busy, have some fun and be productive. We know; it’s hard. But take a breath and […]

10+ Crazy, Fun Virtual Roller Coaster Rides

Stuck at home and looking for a thrill? Experience a roller coaster ride right in your living room. Here are a few of our favorites. 1. The Steel Vengeance at Cedar Point, tallest hybrid roller coaster at 205 feet tall, steepest drop on a hybrid roller coaster at 90 degrees! 2. Maybe the scariest ride, Saw the Ride starts indoors […]

Want to Help? Donate Blood.

Because of the cancellation of blood drives, the American Red Cross is facing a severe shortage of blood. According to the American Red Cross, thousands of Red Cross blood drives have been canceled across the country due to coronavirus concerns, resulting in some 86,000 fewer blood donations. “We understand why people may be hesitant to come out […]

Great Read: “Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day.”

Also Read: 5 Good Things About Coronavirus Our school system sent an email suggesting that parents read this article; it hits the nail on the head: “Social Distancing: This is Not a Snow Day”  by Asaf Bitton, MD, MPH. Our schools closed as of yestrday at 3pm and my kids asked if they could have friends over after school. I […]

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 […]

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