Parents & Teachers


5 Tips For A Smooth Return to School From Winter Break

Hopefully your family has thoroughly enjoyed winter break and basked in the glory of unpredictable sleeping schedules, lazing around the house and losing track of what day it is. By now, the mini panic attacks have started to set in and the kids are getting anxious about returning back to school. Try these 5 simple tips…


6 Toys That Will Revolutionize How Your Kids Play

Over the past few weeks we’ve been getting the panicked calls from our relatives wondering what toys to get the kids for the Holidays. We know we’re not the only parents facing the same question on recommendations?! In doing some research online, it seems the majority of the “most wanted toys” are high tech and high dollar yet don’t seem to have…


7 Ways To Give Back this December

We looooove December! Hot cocoa… snowflakes… family traditions… and most of all GIVING! There is nothing better than reminding ourselves AND our kids to be grateful for what we and to give back!! We are kicking off the month of December by celebrating #GivingTuesday!  #GivingTuesday was created by 92Y as”a one-of-a-kind day to celebrate the power of giving, and…



Friday Fav’s

Happy Friday everyone! We are kicking off our first Friday in November by highlighting some of our favorite things that happened this week. Wishing you all a wonderful weekend! The Switch Witches Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) toys give kids the tools to understand the building blocks for success in the modern world. Toy Experts, the Toy…



The Red Tricycle- 11 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

See Ya Sugar! 11 Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy “After the mini ghosts and goblins have eaten their share of trick-or-treating treasures and finished finagling the coveted mini Twix for two bags of plain M&Ms, the real question remains: What will you do with the pile of leftover Halloween candy left after the big night?…



Will You Switch Your Witch This Halloween?

“Switch Witch and the Magic of Switchcraft creator Audrey Robertson Kinsman ’99 has put her own twist on Halloween. Mother of two boys, one of whom has a severe food allergy, Kinsman is building a new Halloween tradition around witches who magically “switch” candy for a book or toy on Halloween night. With an estimated…