Category: Family (Page 3)

Guest Post: New ASTROBLAST! Blasts Off on Sprout Channel

Preschoolers, rejoice! There is a new crew coming to Sprout, and they are out of this world —literally. On Saturday, July 12, 2014, the 24-hour preschooler network will launch into space with an adorable new series called Astroblast! It’s based on the Scholastic book series of the same name by author/illustrator, Bob Kolar, and takes viewers on a hilarious adventure throughout out-of-space. My son, Rocco, and I had the chance…

Family Activity in New York: Dinosaur Safari at The Bronx Zoo

The last time I was at the Bronx Zoo, it was over 30 years ago and I was with my grandma. It was a hot, sticky New York City day and we took a long NYC bus ride over from her apartment in Washington Heights. Living in New York City for over 22 years with two young girls, I have yet to go back (except for one spectacular wedding!) and…

{CLOSED} A Family Portrait Session with Jane Goodrich {Giveaway!}

It’s been a while since we have had a family portrait session, especially one in our apartment in New York City. I am not one for “studio portraits” because I like the more casual nature of outdoor or on-location photos. I am so glad that I was introduced to Jane Goodrich Photography, who graciously offered us a complimentary family portrait session this past winter. {And you’ll have an opportunity to win…

Family Dinner and Movie Night with Kidfresh Meals and Disney’s Frozen

It’s TODAY!!! Today is the day that Disney’s Frozen Blu-ray ™ Combo Pack is released — so you can watch Frozen all day long! And what is exciting is that Kidfresh, the all-natural healthy frozen kids meal brand (that has hidden veggies in it!), has collaborated with Disney to help promote Frozen’s release! If you don’t know already, I am Kidfresh’s Chief Kidfresh Mom which means that I do a little bit of everything from social…

Results of our LISTERINE 21 Day Challenge

Twenty-one days ago, I started the LISTERINE® 21-Day Challenge. I was hesitant, but hopeful that my family and I would do this. At the very least, I knew that I could do it. I was more doubtful that our girls would keep it up. I mean, I can hardly get them to brush their teeth — but, brush, floss and swish with a mouthwash, too? Forget about it. I was…

Taking Part in the LISTERINE 21 Day Challenge

We all know that keeping clean chompers is good for your oral health, your overall body health and it definitely helps your mental health when you have a fabulous smile. But, I am like every mom out there: super busy, lots juggling in my mind, rushing kids out the door in the morning, then rushing them back in to bed. And sometimes (well, alright most of the time) things like…

Tips for Preventing & Surviving Cold and Flu Season

About three weeks ago, I wrote about how you can predict when the cold and flu season will hit your city with the achoo by Kleenex cold and flu predictor. Well…guess what? achoo was CORRECT!  It predicted that our region would get the cold and flu and just this weekend, our 1st grader started to cough and get the sniffles. Well, I went out and bought some, you guessed it,…

achoo by Kleenex Cold and Flu Predictor

This is sponsored post. All opinions expressed are always mine. Fall is such a great time of the year. It’s time for apple picking, pumpkin decorating and prepping for Halloween. For a mom, it also means that inevitably, someone in the family is going to get a cold, or worse, the flu. You never know when it’s going to hit, until it is too late. You notice that a couple…

Family Skiing in Utah {Video!}

It’s the heart of winter, which means there are three more school vacations (President’s Day, Winter Break and Spring Break) that are ski-worthy. This past December, we spent our holiday skiing at two great family ski-only mountains in Utah. We are big fans of Home Exchange and exchanged with a Salt Lake City family over the Christmas holiday. We exchanged our New York City apartment and our unlimited Metrocards for…

Family Vacation at the Jersey Shore

I was not monetarily compensated for this post. GM did provide us a car for our trip. All opinions expressed are always mine. As the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches us and we are reminded once again \how Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc on New York City, Staten Island and the Jersey Shore, my husband and I also remember the vow we took last November:  The summer of 2014 was…