Pollywog Adventures at Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium

Pollywog Adventures is a great children’s program available at the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium. The hatchery has a beautiful outdoor area for families to enjoy and learn.

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Life Hacks: Traveling in Cars with Kids

Summer is approaching. This means warm weather, sunshine, vacations to tropical destinations (or Disney World), and long road trips to get there with the kids. Do you ever feel like your vacation is the reward and the road trip itself is all of the obstacles you have to power through in order to achieve it? Whether you’re spending four hours or fourteen in the car, doing it with kids can be quite the feat. It’s best not to look at road tripping as a brick wall between you and a white, sandy beach somewhere, but rather to see it as an awesome activity for the whole family! Here are a few family road trip hacks to help keep you from pulling your hair out and to have as stress-free and fun a car ride as possible!

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That Physics Show

THAT PHYSICS SHOW
Great for kids of all ages!  Bring the whole family!
 

A cross between STOMP and BLUE MAN GROUP with a little BUBBLE SHOW thrown in!

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Kids Planter by Port Jeff Planters

A local Dad and School Teacher has taken his love for wood working and gardening and opened up his own business called, Port Jeff Planters. He has hand crafted some great gardening boxes and this kids gardening planter is one we love. Have you ever wanted to garden with your kids? Start gardening this summer with one of these handmade planters.

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Shining Child: Keith Passanante

It was with such great pride that Momee Friends was able to give special recognition to all of the children we recognized last year as our very first recipients of the Shining Child of the Month Award. Our Inspiring Child ceremony at the LATCP Playground even brought out County Executive Ed Mangano, who praised the amazing work that these young ones do.  Each one of them have a special mission and are making such a big impact in our communities.  In the days following our event, we were so pleased to see that the kids are even inspiring and supporting each other in their respective missions by helping to spread the word of  each other’s goals.

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This month, we would like to recognize and award 10-year-old, Keith Passanante of Lindenhurst as our Shining Child of the Month – another perfect example of kids helping kids. 

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How Distracted Are You?

Have you ever tried speaking to someone who seemed too busy to really listen?  Someone who doesn’t’ seem to really care? Maybe you encountered people who as soon as you mention you had a difficult day interrupts you and tells you how their day has been worse? They may have been looking at the phone, distracted by their surroundings or lost in their own thoughts and only mustered up a darting glance and a passing comment. A darting glance that was just enough to keep you talking and continuing to make your point. Maybe they said the “uh-huh’s,”  “really,” and ” I can’t believe that” at just the right time during the conversation but in actuality their attention was anywhere, but paying attention to what you were really saying.

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CALIFORNIA PIZZA KITCHEN CELEBRATES SUMMER WITH SEASONAL STRAWBERRY DISHES AND DRINKS

Refreshing seasonal favorites like Strawberry Shortcake, California Fields Salad, Strawberry Lime Margaritas and more arrive at participating CPK restaurants.

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Summer is right around the corner and to celebrate, California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the authority in creative dining with a California vibe, today unveiled its summer menu, featuring the light and refreshing California Fields Salad, summer-sweet Strawberry Shortcake, Strawberry Lime Margaritas and more seasonal favorites.

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