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6 Ways to Stop Summer Sibling Spats

By savannahmarie

6 Ways to Stop Summer Sibling Spats Everyone looks forward to the summer months. No school, fewer responsibilities when it comes to toting around the kids, and the not-so-blissful awareness that your loving children are arguing. Again. Yes, regardless of age, years between, or gender, your... Read More

10 Ways to Keep Your Kids Learning This Summer

By savannahmarie

The summer months provide a great time to teach your kids what it means to be a lifelong learner. Just because they aren’t in the classroom doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of ways for them to get enrichment that comes with learning something new. You can be the guide, as you help your ki... Read More

Summer Bucket List for the NYC Mom

By savannahmarie

When you’re a mother, summer is a great time to bond with the kids, at least for the first week or so. Then, depending on their age and temperament, it may start to feel a bit less… pleasant. Of course, you still love them, but a day off here and there would do a world of good. Living in New ... Read More

Inside the City: A List of the Ten Best Spots for Kids

By savannahmarie

New York City has something for everyone, and your kids are no exception. Although the city may be better known for its nightlife and arts and culture scene, there's no shortage of family friendly activities around the five boroughs. Whether you're looking for a quick outing after school or are plan... Read More

Exploring Finger Lakes Wine Country

By savannahmarie

Whether you're looking for a way to relax mid-winter or late summer, the Finger Lakes Wine Country is a wonderful place to explore. The Wine Country has nearly 100 wineries, many of which are open year-round. During the peak season in the summer and fall, most of the wineries are actually open seven... Read More

Summer Vacation Destinations in the Tri-State Area

By savannahmarie

People from all over the world visit New York City, but if you live here summer is the time when you might want to make a great escape. Summer in the city is not all it’s cracked up, once you factor in the heat, noise and crowds. Plus, with the kids out of school, it’s a great time to venture to... Read More

Top 10 Things to do in Spring on Long Island and NYC area

By debraferrie

We've finally emerged from the blanket of cold and the Arctic air, so it's a perfect time to get out and embrace the warmer weather. We've compiled 10 fun spots to take the kids to this Spring in New York that all offer outdoor fun. 1. Visit a beach Take a family walk on the beach.  From the... Read More

Celebrate Mother's Day in NYC

By savannahmarie

The Big Apple is a great place to celebrate any special occasion, and Mother’s Day is no exception. All around the city there are many great options for you to spend the day with your mom. Whether you want to enjoy a nice meal, listen to music, stroll in the park or just go shopping, New York City... Read More

Spotlight on: Sweet Melissa Dips on Long Island

By debraferrie

 After my trip to the local farmer's market last year, I was intrigued by Sweet Melissa dips. I got to sample many flavors at her table and learned she lives right down the street from me! Melissa, the owner, is SWEET herself and her dips were just delicious. It's nice to support local business isn... Read More

Tips for Renovating Your New York City Apartment

By savannahmarie

Living in a city apartment usually means smaller space.  However, NYC moms need space! We have soccer balls to store, arts and crafts to do and we want to do it all in a semi-chic apartment in the city. There are creative ways to have everything you need but create an open feeling in your apartment... Read More