A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

A Handy Checklist Makes After School Time Easier

Getting the kids into a routine after school makes the afternoon and evening so much more pleasant. Do your best to enforce every step of the routine during the first few weeks of school; with consistency, it will become a ...

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Coping with Back to School Anxiety

Coping with Back to School Anxiety

It's hard to believe it's already that time of year again, and we're talking about s-c-h-o-o-l! For some kids it's a happy time. They get to be reunited with their friends and they get to move up a grade and ...

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First Day of School Pictures

First Day of School Pictures

With the first day of school right around the corner, I am sure you are just as busy as I am trying to get all the details ironed out. In all of the hustle and bustle, don't forget to plan ...

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Make Sure Your Child Has An “OWL-some” Day at School

Make Sure Your Child Has An “OWL-some” Day at School

After you're done buying school supplies, replenishing your child's wardrobe and doing the millions of other things there are to do for the back-to-school season, take a moment to create something that will put a big smile on your child's ...

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Save Money on Back to School Shopping

Save Money on Back to School Shopping

After Holiday shopping, back-to-school shopping is one of the most expensive things we need to do! But we have some tips for saving money on this bank account drainer! Check ads for supply sales. This is happening now! Check the ...

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Cristina's Dance Unlimited- In studio registration has begun!

Cristina's Dance Unlimited- In studio registration has begun!

Are you looking for a fun, exciting, physical activity for your child? Would you like your child in a warm, friendly, nurturing environment where they always feel safe, secure, and special? Enrolling in dance classes at Cristina's Dance Unlimited will ...

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LI FamFest is Coming to LIU-Win a Family Pack

LI FamFest, NY Metro Area's Newest and Largest Family Fun and Resources Event, Comes to LIU's Pratt Recreational Center, September 17 Brings to Life All the Fun for Kids & Expert Know-How for Parents Found in NY Metro Parents' 8 ...

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Register your child for Little Feet Soccer (Ages 27mths and up)

Register your child for Little Feet Soccer (Ages 27mths and up)

Little Feet Soccer * Experienced Coaches * Best Value * Free Shirts & Awards * The Plainedge Soccer Club has a great soccer program for kids 27 months and older.They have an 8 week program for $135 with experienced coaches. ...

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Wee Friends and Camp Iconic

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Editor Chat: A Personal Note

Editor Chat: A Personal Note

Hello all! I have been so extremely busy this summer and have had very little time to dedicate to my sites as much as I would like. I apologize and hope that I still have given you some great information ...

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Rain Paintings

Rain Paintings

The next time you find yourself stuck inside with the kids on a rainy day, try making rain paintings. The finished products look bright and colorful, in contrast to the dreariness outside. Kids will enjoy watching them progress into "rainy ...

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Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble

Slow Cooker Breakfast Scramble

Ingredients: Tube of sausage (I used pork) 2-3 cups shredded cheddar cheese Bag of frozen hash browns 12 eggs 1 cup milk Optional: onions, peppers, bacon, ham, tomatoes, etc. Anything you want to add, go for it! Using spicy sausage ...

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Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

Turn Your “Mom Strengths” into Your Own Business

We all have that friend with her pulse on what is going on in her community. Often these parents lend their talent to PTO's, MOPS, or local playgroups, and any mom with the desire to be an integral part of ...

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Water Bottle Wind Twirlers

Water Bottle Wind Twirlers

We love making things out of what would otherwise end up in the recycling bin after using. We don't often use water bottles anymore, but recently had some for a party we hosted, so we saved a few of them ...

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Helpful Hints and Websites to Create Your Summer Bucket List

Helpful Hints and Websites to Create Your Summer Bucket List

My friend Theresa from Boots Boots Boutique posted this up on her timeline and I absolutely adored it! It got me to thinking that I must start my own bucket list with my kids for the summer. I listed some ...

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2016 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-up at Lakeside Theatre

2016 Blockbuster Summer Concert Series Line-up at Lakeside Theatre

Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announced the 2016 Summer Concert schedule at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre in Eisenhower Park. All concerts are free of charge and begin at 8:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted). Concert goers will experience a wide ...

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Tips on How to Use this Newsletter/Website

Tips on How to Use this Newsletter/Website

We have quite a few new Mac Moms, Dads and Grandmas who have joined us in the past few weeks, and a TON of Mac veterans. So, for everyone's sake, here are a few of the coolest ways to use ...

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Our Local Libraries

Along with books, story times, crafts, classes... the library also has a great service of giving out museum passes. Want to go to the Long Island Science Museum or Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum or the Old Westbury Gardens ...

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The Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens

The Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns at Old Westbury Gardens

The RISE is a unique and iconic family friendly fall event featuring more than 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack o'lanterns crafted by professional artists and sculptors and arranged in creative displays along a 1/3-mile scenic walking trail, all set to an ...

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