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Touch a Truck is Back in Town!!!

Thursday, May 12  •  9 am – 2 pm  I loved bringing by kids to Touch a Truck in downtown Ridgewood, and they loved getting up close and personal. If you have younger kids or grandchildren, it is a do-not-miss! Imagine taking a seat behind the wheel of a real police cruiser. . . climbing aboard […]

Art in the Garden: An Evening Under the Stars

Saturday, June 4  • 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm Don’t miss Reeves-Reed Arboretum largest annual fundraiser and garden party featuring live and silent auctions, cocktails, full open bar, and scrumptious delicacies catered by David Ellis Events. This year’s event will be honoring the Summit Free Market.  Since its inception in 2008, this student-led reuse initiative has kept […]

5 Tips to Get You Through the Allergy Season

For millions of American children, the beauty of the blooming flowers, the budding trees, and the warm breezes comes with a price — itchy, watery eyes, runny noses, headaches, and fatigue. And even in this last week of May, I can still see a greek coating of pollen on my car every morning. The best way to combat spring […]

Did Being a Nice Mom Hurt My Kids?

Last Wednesday, I saw a video I thought my son, Shane, would like to see. When I called up to him to come downstairs, his immediate response was, “Are you mad? Am I in trouble?” I asked him, “Shane, when am I ever mad at you?” and his response was, “You never really are.” “When do […]

Stop Being ONLY as Happy as Your LEAST Happy Child.

I was probably in my mid-thirties the first time I heard, or paid any attention to the oft-used parenting cliche, “You are only as happy as your least happy child.” I remember thinking, YES! Absolutely. I’m so glad it isn’t just me. It is impossible to be happy when your child isn’t.  More than a […]

May 5th — Not Your Typical Author Luncheon!

Support the College Club of Northern NJ by attending the Annual Author Luncheon, featuring Julia Haart. The guest this year is not only a self-made business woman, she is the star of the Netflix reality series, My Unorthodox Life. Her newly released book is a riveting, inspiring memoir of one woman’s escape from an extremist religious […]

10 Treats to Make with Your Easter Peeps!

What in the world are you going to do with all those pink and yellow Easter Peeps?! Seems like they are everywhere! Here are just a few tips that may help solve such a sweet issue… 1. For all of you sushi lovers, how about some Peepshi? 2. Dig in to a Peep S’mores 3. Suck on a Peepsicles 4. Magical Seven Layer Bars made with…peeps. 5. No […]

7 Easy Dinners You Should Keep in Your Back Pocket

Many parents find putting dinner on the table one of the most daunting daily tasks. Figuring out what to make, shopping, ensuring the meal is healthy, catering to picky eaters, actually making the meal … all of it can be, at the very least, annoying. There are thousands of meals online, so there is plenty to choose […]
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