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How to Travel with Kids: A Guide

October 21, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Travel with Kids: A Guide

Traveling with kids is just that—relocating with your children. In other words, it’s a trip, not a vacation. Once you realize that and accept that your time away will look a little different than it did pre-kids, what are some ways to ensure more fun and less meltdowns (from them and you…)? To help, The Local Moms Network turned to Carri Willbanks who is a travel blogger with CatchCarri.com, as well as host on Comcast and segment expert for AOL and MSN. She’s also a mom of one son, Everett (19 months). We asked Carri for her tried-and-true...

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You’ve Been Booed! Rye and Rye Brook Moms Edition

October 20, 2018 | Comments Off on You’ve Been Booed! Rye and Rye Brook Moms Edition

  Let’s make the most of October and Halloween in the neighborhood! This is a simple way to let your neighbors know you are thinking about them and to get everyone excited for Halloween – the kids will be so thrilled about it! Here’s how it Works: Download two copies of the Printables below (8.5 x 11in). One for instructions + one for them to put on the door. Get two yummy treats to place with the instructions or in a cute bag! Secretly deliver to two neighbors!   Printables – Just Click to Print!  ...

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Why does YOUR house need Gutter Cleaning?

October 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Why does YOUR house need Gutter Cleaning?

Gutters tend to be out of sight and out of mind – until they stop working how they’re supposed to.

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Dine Out for Blythedale Children’s Hospital

October 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Dine Out for Blythedale Children’s Hospital

  Participating Restaurants Thank you for your interest in Dine Out! Below is a list of restaurants that will be participating in our Blythedale Dine Out Event. Make sure you stop by and let them know you’re there for us! Interested in participating in our program or know a restaurant owner who’d be interested? Send us a message using our contact form or give us a call at (914) 831-2512. Capital Region Dutchess County Fairfield County CT Monroe County New York City   Orange County Rockland County Ulster County Westchester County Capital...

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Mark Your Calendars! It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Will Air on October 18

October 17, 2018 | Comments Off on Mark Your Calendars! It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Will Air on October 18

Because it’s not fall without the great pumpkin.

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Where to Get Pampered All Week Long for Spa Week

October 16, 2018 | Comments Off on Where to Get Pampered All Week Long for Spa Week

Spa week is (finally) here.

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Top Rated Allergy-Friendly Halloween Candy

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All treats, no tricks. These Halloween candies are the top-rated on the Spokin app.

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The New Birds and Bees: Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent

October 15, 2018 | Comments Off on The New Birds and Bees: Teaching Kids About Boundaries and Consent

What we can learn from the Dutch: Talking openly about bodies helps keep shame at bay, and may help a child speak up if there is a problem.

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The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls

October 13, 2018 | Comments Off on The Confidence Gap for Girls: 5 Tips for Parents of Tween and Teen Girls

The early weeks of a school year can rattle even the most self-assured kid — the swirl of new classes, teachers and tribes, and the pressure to try out new extracurriculars, sports and even personalities.

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To Raise Resilient Kids, Be a Resilient Parent

October 11, 2018 | Comments Off on To Raise Resilient Kids, Be a Resilient Parent

As parents, we want our children to be emotionally resilient — able to handle life’s ups and downs. But parents’ ability to foster resilience in our children hinges a great deal on our own emotional resilience.

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