School Pick-up Paranoia

Now that we’re getting into this full day school groove, I must say that the most intriguing part of the day is the after school pick-up. Three things have stood out to me: 1. Grandparents rock. The majority of the parents at Michael’s school work outside of the home during the day. When, I go to pick him up, the majority of the people who are picking up the other kids are the grandparents. Continue Reading

The Selfish Giant at The Players Theatre

This past Saturday, September 19th, I had the pleasure of taking my family to see a musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s tale “The Selfish Giant” at the Players Theatre on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village. It was put on by the Literally Alive Children’s Theatre and was written and directed by Brenda Bell. I am never sure what to expect with children’s theater and have seen some weird ones to Continue Reading

Swiffer Allergen Reducing Blogger Roundtable

The ten winners have been notified. At the end of August, I attended an Allergen Reducing Blogger Roundtable at Apple Seeds NYC that was sponsored by Swiffer. The focus was on educating moms and teachers on how to reduce in-door allergens during the back-to-school season. While there, pediatric and adult allergist Dr. Ehrlich discussed the effects of in-door allergens with several bloggers Continue Reading

Animal Planet Halloween Costume and Trick-or-Treat Bag

Congrats to the winner: Jenny This year is flying by. Halloween will be here before we know it. I still haven’t bought my kids’ costumes yet. My husband and I are having “conversations” about that which I’ll be sharing more about on Wednesday. Meanwhile, if your kid is 6-12 months, you can enter to win an Animal Planet Collector's Edition Monkey Infant Costume and a blue dog bag for your Continue Reading

Saving Money While Giving Back

I’m all for doing good AND doing well at the same time. That’s why I wanted to let you know about a partnership between P&G and the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. They have partnered to launch a program focused on early detection of breast cancer in women. As part of the partnership, there will be a special edition of the P&G brandSAVER coupon booklet in newspapers this Sunday Continue Reading