Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice ™ at LICM

 Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice, created by Minnesota Children’s Museum and nationally sponsored by The David B. Jones Foundation, opens on January 27, 2018.

This will be the first child-centered exhibit in the country dedicated to expanding the understanding on dinosaur habitat and range. The exhibit will run at Long Island Children’s Museum through May 13, 2018.

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Healthy Kids Running Series for ages 2-14


This run series is geared towards kids ages 2-14.


The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program in the spring and fall for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade.

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NYCB Live Launches “Kids Go Free” Program

NYCB LIVE, home of Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum launches “Kids Go Free” initiative to offer more affordable, family-friendly entertainment options.


The program will kick off with the Long Island Nets granting free entry to all remaining regular season games for kids age 11-and-under and will extend to the New York Open indoor tennis tournament February 11-16.

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Black Bean Brownies

I know, I know what you are thinking. How could Black Bean Brownies be any good?

Well, I have to tell you something this healthier dessert is my new favorite and I guarantee your kids will love it, too! (But, you do not have to tell them there is black beans in it, unless you want to)

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Simon Says with Jessica Dooley

It feels like it has been ages since we’ve played outside, but in reality it has only been a few weeks.

With these, dare I say frigid, days it’s easy for everyone to start to go a little stir-crazy. To keep the house from being torn apart, we’ve had to get a little creative around here (who would have a guessed a few strips of painters tape laid out on the floor could provide so much entertainment?).

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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.

Anyone else going through the potty struggle? 💩💩💩

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New Year’s Resolutions

Is anyone else having trouble believing we are in the last few days of 2017?! This year flew by and to be honest, I’m a little sad to see it end. 2017 was a year of ups and downs, but with that came a lot of growth and learning, and exciting new opportunities. I’m excited to see what 2018 will bring.

With the new year comes New Year’s Resolutions. I love to spend some time on New Year’s Eve really thinking about my goals and what I want to accomplish in the coming year. Creating those resolutions is always so exciting – I feel so motivated and energized, like I can do anything. And I hold onto that feeling for the first few weeks, maybe even a month or two, but then it starts to taper off…sound familiar?

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