Adorable Halloween Costumes for Little Globetrotters

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Tis the season for pumpkins and adorable Halloween costumes! I searched Pinterest high and low and here are my top five Halloween costumes for Globetrotting Kids… 1) This Baby Pilot DIY costume is just perfect for the under-one jet set. 2) How cute is this DIY Mini Eiffel Tower? 3) I just love these little DIY Pan Am Stewardess Costumes. 4) […]

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Fall Fun: Pumpkin Picking on Long Island at Fink’s Country Farm

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Back-to-school came and went and now its time for Halloween!  Pumpkin picking on Long Island is one of my favorite fall activities but if you wait too long, the pumpkins are picked over and the crowds are crazy. So, pick a weekend (between September 20 and November 2) and head over to Fink’s Country Farm on Eastern […]

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I AM ELEVEN: Sneak peek into the lives of children around the world

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When I was a new mom, I remember venturing out to the movies to see a documentary called Babies that chronicled the lives of four babies around the world.  I was amazed to see how different moms (and babies) had it in other countries (no wipes, no plush stroller buntings, oh my!) but the unifying theme was how […]

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Circle Line Debuts Bear Mountain Fall Cruises: See the fall foliage without driving

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Looking for a fun fall day trip from NYC that doesn’t involve driving, getting lost or keeping kids in a car seat for hours?  Circle Line is kicking off their new Bear Mountain fall cruises this weekend and here are my top 10 reasons you should check it out… 1) You won’t be driving!  This is […]

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Fun Food Friday: State Series Cutting Boards for Globetrotting Foodies

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Are you looking for a fun way to sneak in a little geography learning with your kids? Check out these handmade wooden State Series cutting boards from Etsy’s AHeirloom shop. I think they’d be a great gift for any budding culinary star or globetrotting family.  You can have icons engraved to commemorate cities where you got married, […]

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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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