Launching our homeschooling section
Aug21

Launching our homeschooling section

We are about to launch an exciting new section to our site. It will include homeschooling  info, amazing homeschooling resources in NYC, free resources, links to free materials, reviews of existing curriculum and what we use and sites and our personal experiences. Please check back soon for more info. Meanwhile, please follow us below:...

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Why Time Seems To Move Faster When You Are Older
May16

Why Time Seems To Move Faster When You Are Older

The clicking of the passing of time seems even louder now that I am a mother, watching it unfold in full 3d and technicolor every time I look at my daughter and realize she is yet another inch taller, or by doing a quick scan through the pictures on my phone and noticing how much she has changed in a year. Have I changed that much,  just in different ways? I have tried in vain to slow down the constant reminder by living in a way that...

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Best IDNYC Deals for Families
Feb09

Best IDNYC Deals for Families

IDNYC is a free municipal id by NYC, which also offers, among many other advantages, 33 FREE memberships to some of the greatest cultural institutions in the city. It’s an amazing offer. So amazing, that it can be somewhat overwhelming to look through all the benefits and figure out which ones could best benefit your family.  There are some great offers besides the memberships, such as discounts to the gym, supermarket,...

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Failure, a great gift to children.
Jan30

Failure, a great gift to children.

I have worked with hundreds of kids of all ages, mostly individually for about 20 years, and one amazing advantage of having gone through that before having your own child is that it gives you perspective. I always believed every parent was doing the best they knew how and that there was some innate wisdom to parenthood I had to respect, even if I disagreed with their methods. So I kept my mouth shut, followed their lead and watched.....

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Interactive Play Exhibit for Kids (Free)
Jan20

Interactive Play Exhibit for Kids (Free)

An amazing exhibit has just opened in NYC and will run through May 15th, 2015, The Wonder of Learning Exhibit (The Hundred Languages of Children) based on the work of the children and teachers of Reggio Emilia in Italy. The Reggio Emilia approach is an educational philosophy for preschool and primary education that has been hailed as some of the best in the world. The emphasis in on exploration, community and a supportive self guided...

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