Category Archives: Kids

Two Unique Books to Help Kids Learn About China

Standard

9780989377621__86929.1405453500.1280.1280My husband and I encourage reading for pleasure as much as possible but for us, reading is also it’s a way to learn about the world. I try to get my kids books that have an added value and can be educational so I was excited when I found out about two new books that teach kids about China in a fun way. Read the rest of this entry

Advertisements

Movie Review: The Hero of Color City

Standard

photo02Although Fall is one of the best times to go see movies in the theater, there seems to be a shortage of kid-friendly movies right now. I’m talking about G-rated, wholesome movies that you can take a toddler to and not worry about violence or inappropriate content. When I received an invitation from The MOMS to attend a screening of The Hero of Color City I was excited – I had no idea a toddler-friendly movie was coming out and I was really looking forward to seeing it with my kids. Read the rest of this entry

The Children’s Place 2014 Back to School Collection

Standard

childrens place CollageEveryone is gearing up for their kids going back to school and I’ve been on the lookout for new clothes that my kids will love. The older two are starting school in less than two weeks and need some new fall and winter clothes so I headed out to the Children’s Place to see what’s new. Read the rest of this entry

Healthy Food for Your Kids While on Vacation? The Westin Hotels Have it!

Standard

IMG_8743When my family and I go on vacations I’m a little more relaxed about what they eat. I try to focus on allowing them to enjoy their vacation and letting them have special treats, but I do know what eating loads of junk food can do to the body and brain of a young child. I found out about Westin Hotels’ new kids menu and was invited with my children for a cooking lesson at the Westin Grand Central in Manhattan. It was a lovely afternoon and a very special experience for my kids – making food they never have made before. Read the rest of this entry

2 Fun Rainy Day Activities from ALEX Toys

Standard

IMG_8340Summer is all about enjoying the outdoors but when it’s too humid and muggy I prefer to stay home with the air conditioner in full blast. I always like to keep a stash of unopened toys for those times when I hear “I’m bored!” Here are two from ALEX Toys that can really get kids’ imagination going and banish boredom. Read the rest of this entry

Adventures in Coney Island

Standard

IMG_8359“The playground of the world”, Coney Island, has been experiencing a renaissance for the past ten years. Recently my family and I visited the Coney Island boardwalk and got to experience first-hand some of the new (and renewed) attractions that have been making it, once again, a popular destination. Read the rest of this entry

Thinking About Holiday Shopping? Check Out New Toys from V-Tech Kids!

Standard

IMG_8314Even though it’s still summer, some people (such as myself) like to plan ahead and start thinking about holiday shopping. I recently attended an event for V-Tech’s newest toys and while most will be available for purchasing only in October, take a look at some of my favorite picks for kids of all ages (and scroll to the bottom for one special product available now!) Read the rest of this entry