Goal: Learn to tie shoes and SHE DID IT!

My daughter had a goal and NEVER gave up and she accomplished her goal.

Being a parent is awesome for so many reasons but, it is kind of cool if you think about it that we get to see what it is like to be a child again through our kids. As time goes on we forget things and having kids is a reminder of the things that were HUGE to you back then and that we take for granted now. For instance, tying our shoes.

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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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Wacky Links™

Wacky Links™ is an amazing toy that allows your child to create whatever comes to mind!

We love that you can build so many things and wear what you create, too! The possibilities are endless, kids and adults will enjoy this toy. Great for kids ages 3 and up (it does contain small parts)

We have created bracelets, chain links, balls and so much more.

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Mommy Poppins Long Island Bestie Awards

The readers of MommyPoppins.com have nominated Momee Friends of Long Island as a contender in their first ever Mommy Poppins Long Island Bestie Awards in the following category: Best Social Media Mom or Dad on the Island.


Your vote not only supports us but each time a reader like YOU votes, they are entered to win one of 4 terrific prizes like a trip to Great Wolf Lodge or tickets to see Elf The Musical at Madison Square Garden.

Are you ready to VOTE and have us both in the running to win?

VOTE HERE: https://mommypoppins.com/LIBesties

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Stop Arguing Start Listening

According to the Cambridge dictionary to argue means, “to disagree especially strongly and sometimes angrily in talking or discussing something.” If you read my article, “Are You Listening?” you might be noticing how well you really listen to others when they speak. Hopefully, you are practicing some of the insider tips in how to be an effective listener and speaker. Be aware when trying to make self-improvements, it’s easier to practice new skills when you’re not under pressure. This prepares you to be ready and avoid a meltdown when things get heated.

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Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

South Street Seaport Museum announces Day Sails & Charters: Sail Pioneer!

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South Street Seaport Museum announces Sail Pioneer! See New York’s skyline the way it was meant to be seen, from the water. Board the 1885 schooner Pioneer and take a two-hour sail in New York Harbor. Available Thursdays-Sundays through October, guests board Pioneerat Pier 16 in the South Street Seaport and set off to see the sights of New York aboard this authentic historic sailing ship. Bring your family for an afternoon sail, a date for a sunset sail, or just yourself to enjoy history at sea. Bring a picnic and a bottle of wine to make it a truly unforgettable trip. No crowds, no cars, and no chaos; instead get a taste of the romance and adventure of the ‘Age of Sail’ aboard Pioneer.

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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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