Considering Thanksgiving: What You Probably Didn’t Know Can Make a Great Beginning!

A Teen & Adult Creative Writing Topic written by Selene Castrovilla I was reading about Thanksgiving in the early years of our country, and I learned that George Washington made his first proclamation to declare a National Thanksgiving Day. The surprising part was that no pilgrims or Indians are mentioned in the decree. The holiday […]

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Redefining Healthy- Parabens and how they effect our bodies

Written by: Christine Egan Ladies, love lathering on body products and I was certainly one of them for years. But just as I eliminated plastics, after my breast cancer diagnosis, I also had to give a good, hard look at my bathroom closet. While many products smelled good or made my skin feel silky smooth, […]

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Stuffed- Poem by Local LI Author Darren Sardelli

Laugh-A-Lot Kidee Poetry Challenge for November: Write a poem about something or someone you are thankful for. When you’re finished writing, pick your favorite part of your poem/story and draw a picture.  Good luck and have fun!!! Read Darren’s Poem : Stuffed

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Cooking With Your Kids

Written by: Christine Egan I was recently asked by a TV news producer “Do I have any tips for getting dinner on the table?” Two things ran through my head as I attempted to answer this question. 1. Do I share that getting food on the table every night is a real struggle for me […]

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September Kidee Poems

Last month local Poet and Author Darren Sardelli challenged the kids on his Kidee Page —-> Laugh -A -Lot Poetry  to write about if they could have any pet in the world who would it be and why. We had three great poems along with pictures submitted by our local kidee poets. There was a […]

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Connection over Correction

How many times do you find yourself yelling something at your kids? Get your feet down!  Stop hitting your sister!  Sit still! Do those phrases come from your mouth non-stop all day long? If so, it’s time to learn how to change the conversation.

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Raynham Hall- Oyster Bay

Selene Castrovilla is an award winning Long Island Author and we are so excited to have her writing on our site.  In honor of Halloween, she has decided that her first topic would be the haunting of Raynham Hall.  

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