When Charley Met Emma

A beautifully written book by author, Amy Webb who is a Mom and a wonderful writer. This is one of my new favorite books for children to read along with their parents, caregivers and teachers. It is a great conversation starter about inclusion, compassion and kindness. I guarantee you will fall in love with this […]

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Au Pair Child Care on Long Island

Have you ever been at a local park, the local library or at the children’s museum and seen young women caring for children — and occasionally speaking to each other in another language? Chances are they are au pairs, living with host families in town. Au Pair in America is the United States’ first au […]

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TOUR GUIDE by CHERI MAGILL

Snapshots in Song Celebrating the Magic and Mystery of Motherhood … TOUR GUIDE by CHERI MAGILL “Somewhere between the serene estro-pop of Sarah McLachlan, the angsty girl-woman guitar-rock of Michelle Branch, and the hushed playfulness of the country diva of your choice (Shania, Faith, et al), Cheri Magill radiates the kind of natural warmth and […]

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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, […]

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What Do Children Get When They Give During the Holidays?

Does the holiday season sound something like this? I want, I want and I want more? Are there unopened toys or an abundance of stuff and a drought of value? We love our children and they love us so, how do we teach them the benefits of giving back to others? How do we encourage […]

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New Dog For Christmas?

An article written by : Michael Schaier of Michael’s Pack There is, that adorable face wrapped up with a big red bow. This is the gift that probably made someone the best parent in the world, or maybe this was the promise of commitment from the most loving caring significant other. Or perhaps it was […]

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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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