ARBOR DAY!

The Arbor Day Foundation promotes the planting, nurturing, and the celebrating of trees. Ways to celebrate is by visiting our local Botanical Gardens, Arboretums, and Nature Preserves. Want to have fun with your kids today? We have some fun craft ideas to help educate our kids about the importance of trees.

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Take a walk through nature and get some beautiful pictures, today. Your kids will love looking at the flowers and trees, looking for birds and other animals and of course spending the day outside on beautiful Long Island. Where will you visit?

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Shining Child- Ben Loetman

Our Shining Child of the month for the month of April is thirteen-year-old, Ben Loetman. Ben chose Let All The Children Play as the organization of his choice for his Mitzvah Project.

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Let All the Children Play (LATCP) told us about Ben’s amazing efforts to help the playground and we felt he should be recognized for his efforts from Momee Friends, as well.

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ONE FUNNY MOTHER – a great show for a Mom’s Night Out!

This hilarious production is located at the New World Stages in the heart of Broadway.

Have you ever gone un-showered for days, fought with your husband over who works harder, had a kid pee on you?  Dena Blizzard’s hilarious new show One Funny Mother will make you realize you’re not crazy…motherhood is!

Dena Blizzard, former Miss New Jersey

Dena Blizzard, former Miss New Jersey

The perfect Girls Night Out or Date Night for anyone who IS a mom, HAS a mom or is MARRIED to a mom!

 

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Caleb Smith State Park Preserve- Nature Quest

Last Sunday, one of our local Momees, Jen headed out with her family to Caleb Smith State Park Preserve for one of their programs. Their program was called Nature Quest (a scavenger hunt) and everyone had such great time on the beautiful walking trails and grounds.

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Detox your Food Without Changing Your Diet

Written by: Christine Egan

Yay spring is here finally! The energy shift is palpable and it’s the perfect time to make simple changes that can have a huge impact on your health and the environment.

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One simple step towards creating a healthy “green” home is by looking at the things you come in contact with on a daily basis. After being diagnosed with breast cancer over five years ago I re-evaluated the chemicals within my home. The first chemical I started with was plastic. There is a chemical in plastic called “Bispenol-a” or “BPA” that has been shown to leach into the bloodstream affecting hormone levels and since my cancer was hormone related I thought it was best to take control over things I come in contact with in my own home. Once I started looking around my kitchen I realized how many things contained BPA and it wasn’t only the plastic items, I discovered I had some canned items too.

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Join the Green Car Movement

Guest Post from Free Lance Writer : Amy Patterson

It’s not news to anyone by now that our planet could use a helping hand. For nearly 50 years, there has been a huge movement of people trying to live “green” and more sustainably and despite all the changes and hard work, all of us could try a little harder to be eco-friendlier. Whether you ditch your bottled water habit, cut down on your food waste, or opt to live a less “disposable” lifestyle, there are many changes that can be made without too much money or effort. Another great way to make a positive impact on our struggling environment is by getting on board with green car technology, particularly if you don’t use alternative transportation or you spend a great deal of time in your vehicle.

 

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