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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NYC Big Egg Hunt for Fabergé Eggs
Mar18

NYC Big Egg Hunt for Fabergé Eggs

Now that Tahra is old enough to understand when we are doing an activity together, I was trying to find something appropriate for Easter, besides buying bunnies and painting eggs, especially since we haven’t introduced her to any candy yet and would like to keep it that way for the time being. Then we found out about the Big Egg Hunt, and figured we could use this for any activity, and she would be thrilled to find one of the...

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The Problems with the Mandatory Flu Vaccination for Children Under 5 in NYC
Dec14

The Problems with the Mandatory Flu Vaccination for Children Under 5 in NYC

We have been planning on writing a few articles about some of our choices relating to our daughter’s alternative vaccination schedule, but we were hit with the news that the New York City Board of Health had approved a vote to make the flu vaccination of mandatory for children under 6 as of December 31, 2014, so I had to voice my concerns about it. One of the things that upsets me the most about this mandate, is that it is yet...

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