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As you consider the learning environment, teaching style and school philosophies that best suit your child, Northern Westchester, Rivertowns, Rye & Rye Brook, Scarsdale and Soundshore Moms have come together to give you information and resources all in one place.
Do your kids love computers? That’s a rhetorical question, of course—we haven’t met a child who doesn’t love devices. CodeSpark Academy is an educational app channeling this generation’s tech affinity into an enriching learn-to-code experience for kids 5 to 9.
Homework isn’t most kids’ favorite part of the day—and it can be painful for parents, too. Rather than turn homework time into a power struggle, simple strategies can help you both work together to get it done without unnecessary stress. Here are six smart tips from educational psychologist Michele Borba
Your guide to all of the best Fall family activities in and around Westchester, NY!
As moms, feeding our kids can take up a lot of our time and brain power. If you have picky eaters or constant snackers, it can feel like half of your bandwidth is taken up by monitoring what your kids are (or aren’t) eating. That’s why we love LesserEvil, a company on a mission to make healthier and less processed snacks kids and parents will love.
Your summer of wonders awaits with FREE admission to The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk now through Labor Day!
The Monarch Butterfly was listed as an endangered species on July 21 by the International Union for Conservation. Here are four ways your family can make a difference in helping this beloved butterfly thrive for years to come.
Not sure where to start with Back to School shopping? Check out the 6 Pieces to Upgrade Your Child’s School Wardrobe from Hatley!
These are our picks for end of summer and back to school hydration.
When Elizabeth Rietz’s daughter was eight, she was an “early bloomer.” Like many preteens, she wasn’t quite ready for a bra, but started wearing a second layer under her shirts to feel more comfortable. When Elizabeth scoured stores to find a next step solution—a comfy cami with a shelf bra—she wasn’t impressed with the options. “That became my first idea: to create a super soft, cami with a shelf bra to add more coverage and help girls get used to wearing a bra,” shares Elizabeth.
When you first become a mom, you think the newborn stage is the hardest—and then suddenly you have a toddler and while maybe you’re getting a little bit more sleep, you’re more tired than ever. Fast forward to the tween, teen and beyond years, and most parents quickly realize where the phrase “bigger kids, bigger problems” comes from.
It’s August and back to school is almost here! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite backpacks for the 2022-2023 school year!
We spoke to Megan Vizzari, co-owner of No Filter Aesthetics, a concierge aesthetic service here in Westchester. Read more about the services that they provide and be sure to follow along on Instagram. She also has some great advice for us moms trying to do it all!
Check out Sound Bound Fishing Charters even if you aren’t a serious fisherman. This makes a unique date night or parents night out, and it’s also such a fun adventure to take the kids on!
This jewelry and fashion designer shows how she gets to her destination in style!
We spoke to Sound Shore Mom, Aswathi Arun, about her dance classes and summer camp. She teaches Kuchipudi, which is an Indian Classical dance style, right here in Westchester! Read more about her passion for dance, how she got started, details on her summer camp, and how you can sign up!
Here’s a brief primer on what to be aware of in your home to protect your family against the invisible substances that may be endangering your children’s health.
Farmers Markets are the perfect way to grocery shop with kids and luckily, we have several great ones in the Sound Shore area!
The Sound Shore area of Westchester, NY has so many fun spots to see fireworks! Here is a list by day of where the Fourth of July celebrations will be happening.
Skip the mess and make these weather-proof s’mores in the oven! Sheet Pan S’Mores are the perfect treat for any Fourth of July Celebration or summer night!