How to Get Yours Kids to Wear Masks

With many schools requiring kids to wear masks, teaching kids to keep their mask on is going hand in hand with teaching ABCs and geometry. Help your child’s teacher by encouraging your kids with these easy tips! Practice During Screen TimeWe’ve hearing this tip giving...

Navigating the “New Normal”

For many kids across the country, camp or a return to daycare will be the first time they’ve encountered the new safety protocols for COVID-19. It also may be the first time they’ve socialized in a group setting, having been social distancing at home for the past few...

Communicating Race

As we speak to our children about race, it can be hard to know what to say and how to say it. To get some input on how to address these complex issues in a way that kids can understand, we reached out to Dr. Carlin Barnes, MD and Dr. Marketa Wills, MD, MBA, both...

The Local Moms Book Club: Eliza Starts a Rumor

We’re thrilled to launch The Local Moms Book Club with Eliza Starts a Rumor! The book revolves around Eliza Hunt, a mom who created the Hudson Valley Ladies’ Bulletin board when her twins were in preschool. Cue the mom forum drama (a la today’s social media groups)...

A Better Mac ‘n Cheese from 2 Peas and Their Pod

If your kids are like ours, you have some serious mac ‘n cheese connoisseurs in your house. And as parents, we’re always looking to boost the nutrition in this dinnertime staple. We’ve been known to stir in some peas, (very fined) chopped spinach, and even pureed...

Tips to a Stress-free Holiday Season

This story was contributed by Caitlyn Dunn, LCSW. Ah…the most wonderful time of the year (wink, wink)! More like the most stressful time of year, especially for all of us “making” the holidays—aka moms. Here are some tips to help actually feel lots of...

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