Moving and grooving…

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As some of you know, I moved apartments this week and I’m sloooowly coming back to the surface.  Although I didn’t do all the packing, I imagine it would have been easier to pack for a trip around-the-world than my trip down the block… In other big and exciting news, I’ve joined the TravelMamas team of […]

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Five Beach Must Haves for Families

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Beach trips with kids are way different from beach trips without kids. Your days of relaxing in the sand with a good book may be over (for now) but here are Five Beach Must Haves for Families that will help you keep your sanity or at least help keep the sand out of your sandwich… 1) I’m […]

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Globetrotting Girls Alert: The Land of Nod’s New Dolls of The World

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My daughter’s bedroom features a collection of dolls from around the world garnered from our travels, kind friends and family (thanks Uncle Burt!). If you’re looking for a super cute way to decorate your daughter’s bedroom or playroom, look no further than The Land of Nod’s new Dolls of the World series. The 13″ dolls feature traditional […]

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Globetrotting Moms: Best Shoes for Traveling Near and Far

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On an average day here in NYC, I walk between three and five miles a day and when I travel, that number is even higher. After breaking my foot last summer, I’m now all about wearing supportive shoes that look good too. Here are some of my favorite summer choices in the Best Shoes for Traveling Near […]

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Top 10 Tips for Visiting Splish Splash, Long Island (and Discount Code!)

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Summer is fiiiinnaaallly here and that means time for some fun in the sun!  Splish Splash water park, one of the best NYC area water parks, is celebrating 25 years of fun so we hit the road to check it out.  Here are my Top 10 Tips for Visiting Splish Splash, Long Island: 1) Lather on […]

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A Backpack Diaper Bag That Doesn’t Look Like a Diaper Bag? Yes, Please…

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If you think its tough carrying around everything a baby needs on vacation in one diaper bag, try carrying around everything you and a five-year old need in one bag! This is the typical stuff I carry for a trip uptown to visit a museum… Depending on our daily agenda, my bag choices vary but after breaking my […]

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Globetrotting Kids Alert: Skylanders SuperChargers Takes to Land, Sea and Air!

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Today I’m sharing some big Skylanders news sure to please young and old globetrotters…Skylanders SuperChargers is coming this fall and kids (and adults) will soon be able to explore and navigate the mountainous terrains, deep sea environments and big blue skies of Skylands with the vehicles-to-life feature. The new game features 20 vehicle designs and types (think […]

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Fancy Treats in NYC: Afternoon Tea at The Plaza Hotel

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Most little girls love to host tea parties so you can imagine my daughter’s excited face when I told her we would be celebrating her fifth birthday with afternoon tea at The Plaza Hotel. Most of her teatime knowledge comes from Fancy Nancy (Pinkies up!) which meant she immediately started planning her “fancy” tea party outfit. I thought about […]

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Summer Family Fun: Top 5 Tips for Visiting Coney Island

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Its no secret that my daughter and I love a fun amusement park. With trips to Victorian Gardens, Adventureland, Hershey Park, and Sesame Place under her belt, I knew she would love a visit to nearby Coney Island. I had not been to the famed boardwalk town since pre-Hurricane Sandy so I was equally excited for our staycation day trip. Read on for my Top 5 Tips […]

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New York Baby Show – My Favorite Picks For On-The-Go Babies and Toddlers…

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I attended the 2015 New York Baby Show this past weekend and I’m here to share my favorite picks for on-the-go babies and toddlers. If you haven’t been to this family-friendly event, its a great opportunity for expecting and new parents to test out baby products, attend seminars, ask the experts some questions and win prizes. Here’s a recap […]

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