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Want smarter kids? Try living near a park.

Want smarter kids? Try living near a park.

TweetScience suggests living near a park can boost childhood brain development. Sure, a view is always nice, but living near a park may offer more significant benefits than just the sounds of birds chirping and children playing. Researchers from Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) in Spain studied data from 1,500 children collected during 2003-2013 and performed two types of attention... »

Hi, These Mommy and Me Floral Boots are Everything

Hi, These Mommy and Me Floral Boots are Everything

TweetNeed the cutest Mommy and me floral boots? Got ’em. I’m not the type to match all my outfits with my kids, but when I saw these Rebecca Minkoff Gerry Floral Combat Boots, I had to have them. I mean, non-negotiable levels of needing them, and I was pleased to find they were under $200, super comfy, and a fun artsy accent to most of my day-to-day ensembles. Sure, they’re adora... »

Julia from Sesame Street, First Autistic Muppet, Visits Sesame Place

Julia from Sesame Street, First Autistic Muppet, Visits Sesame Place

TweetJulia from Sesame Street, the show’s first autistic Muppet character, is making occasional visits to Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania. Fans from around the world have celebrated Julia from Sesame Street’s addition to the long-running show, and now there’s even more reason to smile — the first autistic Muppet character from the show is set to make occasional visi... »

Kids On Motorcycles: it’s a thing

Kids On Motorcycles: it’s a thing

TweetYes, kids on motorcycles are a thing — and not just in third world countries. I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m no stranger to a motorcycle from time to time, and even ride on my husband’s Vespa at least a few times a week. The idea of kids on motorcycles, though? That’s just not for me. According to motorcyclecruiser.com, “Motorcycling with kids can b... »

Is female body image damaged by pre-teen bikinis? We dare to ask.

Is female body image damaged by pre-teen bikinis? We dare to ask.

TweetFemale body image is shaped almost from day one by the world around us — so what exactly is too much sexualization? Writer Tiah Eckhardt covered the Hot-As-Hell swimwear show at the recent Miami Swim Week, only to find herself (and the many social media users who were paying attention) fairly divided over the issue of pre-teen sexualization. She writes: “It is more damaging to tel... »

Cutest I Love NY Shirts for Kids at PiccoliNY

Cutest I Love NY Shirts for Kids at PiccoliNY

TweetAfter 11 years of living in Manhattan, and nearly 7 of them as a mom, it’s no surprise that finding the cutest ‘I Love NY’ shirts for kids was high on my priority list. PiccoliNY is an independent fashion brand nestled between the intertwined borders and cultures of Little Italy and Chinatown. It was created by New York native, Alex Zagami, and features American-made trinket... »

tranquilizer darts for kids

FDA Approves Tranquilizer Darts for Kids

TweetFDA approves anesthetic tranquilizer darts for kids, shady moms of America rejoice. Have you ever wanted to put the little hurricane who popped out of your vagina to sleep in less than 4 seconds? Congratulations, your prayers have been answered. The FDA recently announced it’s approval of tranquilizer darts for kids– guns to help parents with children suffering from ADHD, also known as ... »

Lincoln Center for Kids: Happening Now

Lincoln Center for Kids: Happening Now

TweetLincoln Center for Kids: endless programs and happenings to get your little ones in on all the culture and fun.  Living in or near NYC has its perks– we trade our literal space for our cultural space and generally love every minute of our access to live music, theater, and the arts and it starts from around the time we’re able to sit properly in chairs. Lincoln Center for the Perf... »

10 Healthy Things Kids Do Naturally

10 Healthy Things Kids Do Naturally

TweetThis is why your kids are so healthy… Surprisingly, kids tend to be pretty healthy people. A lot of the things they do on a daily basis contribute to their health, without all the diet and exercise fuss that we adults spend so much of our energy trying to do. They’re just healthier overall, and it’s all thanks to the habits that are a central part of their lives. Want to know what... »

Childhood Immunizations: Where Do You Stand?

TweetThe childhood immunizations debate is one of the most polarizing on the playground– where do you stand? A few days ago I went to pick up my five year old from school, as I do just about every day, and waited outside the class with a stack of other mothers. I overheard a nearly eruptive what do you mean you didn’t vaccinate conversation that left me a little shaken– two women... »

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