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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The Perfect Accessory for Globetrotting Girls: CHARM IT! + Giveaway

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My daughter loves jewelry as much as the next girl but most of her treasured baubles fall into two categories – easy to break or too fancy for school. When we recently discovered the CHARM IT! collection of super adorable charms, bracelets and necklaces, we were both thrilled. In addition to being affordable at $5-6 a piece, the […]

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Five Must Haves for Traveling While Potty Training

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In my five and a half years of parenting, THE most challenging, stressful and messy moments happened during the potty training phase.  Potty training is no joke and the only thing worse than potty training at home is potty training on vacation.  If you’ll be traveling while potty training, you’ll definitely want to pack these […]

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Globetrotting Mommy: 2015 Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Mother’s day is coming up (May 10 in the United States) so don’t wait till the last minute to get your mom (wife or grandma) a great Mother’s Day present.  Of course the best gifts are handmade so have your kiddo make a card or candy necklace to go along with one of these picks from […]

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Traveling with Tots: Customize Your Car Seat With Maxi-Cosi

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Have you ever seen a fashionable baby car seat?  They didn’t exist when my daughter was born five years ago but they do now… If you’re looking for a stylish and safe car seat that can be customized to match your car’s interior or your outfits, check out Maxi-Cosi’s Mico Max 30. I went to the Maxi-Cosi […]

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