Cruise Through The Streets Of Beacon, NY & Its Natural Wonderlands With The Family
For families looking to swap the bustle of city life in favor of some fresh air and outdoor fun, look no further than Beacon, NY. Located about 90 minutes north of NYC in the Hudson Valley, Beacon is a charming city with a small town vibe. Beacon offers farm-to-table dining, world-class art institutions, cultural activities, and a ton of outdoor adventure that’s great for a fun-filled family day trip.
Gabby Douglas joined forces with Post-it Brand to motivate students to set their goals for the upcoming school year.
“Believe in yourself. You can achieve anything you set your mind to.”
That’s the inspiring message Olympic Gold Medalist Gabrielle (Gabby) Douglas imparted to a room full of students eager to make their own impact on the world. The event was held at Publicolor where Douglas teamed up with Post-it Brand to inspire young people to achieve their dreams by setting goals—and crushing them—like she did.
Parenting Coach Amy McCready Teaches Parents How To “Un-Entitle” Their Children In Her New Step-By-Step Guidebook
Parents: Does this sound familiar? It’s a Saturday afternoon and you are cleaning up the house. You ask little Zoey, age 8, to help you. Instead of helping you tidy up, Zoey is watching her favorite show on TV and doesn’t lift a finger. Fast forward to Sunday morning and you are driving Jackson, age 12, to his baseball game. You go over the “Game Day” checklist with Jackson in the car and he tells you that his baseball bag is on the hook in the garage—at home! Out of love, you turn the car around to get the bag. If this sounds awfully familiar, you may have an entitlement problem in your house.
At Preschool Of Rock, Every Student Is With The Band
Picture this: The stage is set for the band. The audience is in their seats. The emcee says, “Presenting…the Preschool of Rock Band.” Then the curtain opens revealing your little superstar and the other tiny bandmates. To thunderous applause, the children begin their “mini” show. Michael Napolitano, the band’s founder, begins playing live music. The kids then join in by beating their drums: some play air guitars, others sing. They dance, and, of course, they shake.
Creative Play For Kids Offers A Dynamic Developmental Program For Growing Minds
In a multiuse building in the Financial District, a plain white walled space has been transformed into a lively room with bright mats, a crawl tunnel, and a table filled with colorful toys and books. Six babies, all roughly 1 year old, have gathered here at Creative Play for Kids to be transported into a world of non-stop fun and learning. While they wait for their friends to arrive for class, some of the babies are “reading” books and others are having a “conversation” with Eileen Levine, the founder of the organization.
“Dot.”–a new animated series from local mom Randi Zuckerberg–teaches parents and kids how to use technology responsibly
For parents who did not grow up with technology, it can be a bit overwhelming to navigate the current media landscape and model healthy habits for kids. Some parents have a tough time figuring out how to use the latest gadgets or even know what they are. While others have embraced technology. However, today’s kids view technology as an integral part of their lives. Thus, an overwhelming number of parents struggle with how to strike the right balance between plugging-in and unplugging when it comes to their children—and sometimes themselves.