There’s a new toy in town, and it’s big, round, plush and irresistibly huggable: the Squishable. Part pillow, part stuffed animal, and part comfort blanket, these adorable plush animals are something your child will tote around as if it’s attached to his or her chest. Parents will appreciate the Squishable dual function as both decorative <... >
For me, summertime in New York means street festivals, green leafy parks, free film screenings and concerts and the opportunity to hang out on a blanket with good friends, food and wine. (For a complete listing of free film screenings and concerts in all boroughs, take a look at NYC Pulse). It all starts with <... >
Old-Fashioned Milk Paint and Safe Paint I love decorating my house, and giving a new coat to my walls every two years is de rigueur to keep it fresh and attractive, but in this Green Age when the truth about the toxicity of household products is changing the world, the chemical fumes are getting harder <... >
Little girls are fascinated with the glamorous world of beauty that grown ups enjoy. They watch you with googie eyes as you apply make up, creams and gels as if it was some cultish ritual of femininity.
Every so often we feature the little things that make mom’s life easier when tossed into a diaper bag – because we know they can make a world of difference at the right moment. And in two cases below, we recommend the bags as well. These items will make you glad that you were savvy <... >
Parents make choices every day that affect their children’s health. Everything from toothpaste, candles and soap to spices and bug spray can create an impact. Here are some products that will render your urban home a greener place for a healthier future. Oster food processors can ensure that the food your family consumes is fresh and <... >
After Earth Day, keep the ball rolling and the journey going by having green thinking remain a priority in your family’s life. Here are some novel girl products that won’t trash our environment and community.
Disposable plastic plates make summer parties and picnics look “green incorrect”. Instead, give your mother a set of VerTerra ware.
The Supermom Incarnate: Interview with Lyss Stern, The Woman Wearing a Million (fabulous) Hats
You keep telling yourself that she doesn’t exist…that she can’t possibly exist. The Mom who does it all and does it all well. The “Supermom”. Well, I’m here to tell you that not only does she exist but she’s living right here in New York City with her loving husband and two beautiful sons. Her <... >
The city abounds with options for ages 2-102 that celebrate what Mother’s Day is truly about. Here are a few ideas to get you started – and best of all, they’re free.