Personalized Kids Picks for Back-to-School and Traveling

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Does anyone else have a kid starting Kindergarden next week (OMG!)?  I want to make sure that my daughter has an easy time keeping track of all her things in elementary school so I’ve rounded up some of my favorite personalized kids picks for back-to school. Step one…label anything and everything with personalized Mabel’s Labels!  These are […]

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Little Elliot, Big City Review: Great Books for Globetrotting Tots

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My daughter loves books and I’m always looking for new tales that amuse her and don’t bore me. Since we live in New York City, she especially loves books that feature Manhattan as the backdrop.  Little Elliot, Big City, the newest kids book set in The Big Apple, debuts today and we were excited to get […]

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Spotlight on NYC: Victorian Gardens in Central Park

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One of my favorite spots to disappear in the summer is Central Park. The big boulders, lakes and miles of grass quickly make me forget I’m dead smack in the middle of an urban jungle. After I became a mom, I quickly found out that Central Park is also home to Victorian Gardens, a mini-amusement park […]

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Top 10 Must-Haves for a Beach Getaway with Kids

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We’re heading off on a tropical vacation later this month and I can’t wait. There’s a spa for me, shaded cabanas for my husband, a kids zone for my daughter and a white sand beach for all of us. If you haven’t had your fill of fun in the sun this summer, today I’m sharing my […]

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Staycation Ideas 101: DIY Salt Dough with Morton Salt

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Remember when I was home day after day mending my broken foot aka taking a NYC summer staycation?  Well, Morton Salt sent me a care package full of goodies to cheer me up and suggested I throw a playdate party to celebrate the Morton Salt Girl’s 100th birthday! She’s looking pretty good for 100, right? As I soaked my recuperating […]

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Globetrotting Mommy Fave: Modern Family Vacation Portraits

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Looking for a cute and artsy way to remember your summer vacations without having to hire a photographer and buy matchy matchy outfits for everyone? I’m loving these customizable wooden peg doll vacation portraits from Etsy’s Bazar Rosa shop! These adorable portraits are completely customizable.  You can send the artist a photo from your family vacation as […]

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Back-To-School Giveaway Extravaganza! #BTSready

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I’m super excited to join some of my favorite bloggers for a Back-to-School Giveaway!  If you’ve got kids you’re definitely going to want to enter. It’s time to get ready to head back to school and a group of us got together to share some of our favorite products that make that first day a little […]

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Best Booster Car Seat for Traveling: BubbleBum Review

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After years of dealing with baby and toddler car seats, I’m thrilled to report that my daughter now meets the requirements to travel in a booster car seat. If you’re looking for the best booster car seat for traveling, look no further than the BubbleBum inflatable booster car seat for kids ages four-11. I recently […]

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Around the World in NYC this Sunday…

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If you’ll be in New York City this Sunday, August 3, head over to Union Square for some free globetrotting fun at the IYF Culture Exhibition. We checked it out last weekend and really loved all the amazing dance performances from around the world (India, South Africa, Jamaica, Russia, Korea and more…) and multi-cultural exhibits. Booths […]

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Globetrotting Mommy: Coolest Backpacks for Back to School

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It’s time for back-to-school shopping and today I’m sharing my picks for the coolest backpacks.  I was at a Momtrends Back-to-School event last week and learned that the hot fall colors are…..cobalt, orange and berry. Read on if your tots are starting Kindergarden like mine, college kids backpacking through Europe or anywhere in between… Blue has […]

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