The Stubborn Potty Struggle

The encouragement of a sibling can be the most powerful thing!
My youngest daughter has been very stubborn about going poop on the potty. She has been having potty success with a lot of positive encouragement from her family and especially her older sister.

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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!!!

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Read Darren’s Poem : Stuffed

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October Creative Writing- Psychological Horror Story

Selene Castrovilla is an award winning local author and she is contributing to the Momee Friends site each month with creative writing tips. You can find this Creative Writing tab under our Teen Scene section but we welcome ALL ages to participate and write for the theme presented each month.

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October is a month-long spook fest, with more and more “haunted” attractions each year. We love to be scared – and that holds true in stories, too. But effective horror is more than just being scared. It also has heart, using human qualities we recognize and carry. The best horror stories spring from situations that could actually happen, and they are built on psychology and emotion.

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Ways To Keep Your Sweet Trick-or-Treater From Becoming Sour!

Pacing the race of Halloween festivities is not always as swift as a witch on her broom. Children and adults alike can become very excited with thinking and planning about what to wear and who to be for Halloween. Often times the abundance of festivities, candy and parties seem to get lost in translation with even one request as you may try to set boundaries with your little one. So, if you have a little prince or princess who tends to be impulsive and whose energy is magnified with the consumption of a lot of sugar, here are a few quick tips to help foster bonding experiences rather than a sour frenzied fun for all.

How wearing the Halloween costume can help with anxiety and self-regulation:

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How Can I Get My Child to Listen to Me?

Lisa M. Navarra is a Long Island based, certified educational and behavioral specialist.

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Founded by Lisa : Child behavior Consulting, LLC is a New York based educational consulting company, specializing in the assessment of children and young adults in need of behavior modification.

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Wacky Sacks Stress Busters

Young children learn and absorb the world around them using all of their senses.  So it’s important for us to provide them with opportunities and a rich sensory environment that will stimulate the senses and strengthen neural pathways important for all types of learning.

Here’s a simple sensory activity that also serves as a great stress buster:

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Fit 4 Mom- Nassau County Stroller Strides

Hey Momees… are you wishing there was a fitness program perfect for you and your busy Momee schedule?
What if I told you there was an affordable, fun atmosphere for you to workout in and where you can bring your little ones.
Seems pretty amazing doesn’t it? Well it exists and there is a group of moms who are working out and waiting for you and your little one(s) to join them at Stroller Strides – Nassau County!

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