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Staten Island Moms say it’s not as tough as they feared Clothing for kids is big business in the United States. According to the National Retail Federation, parents last year spent $24.9 billion on back-to-school duds alone — or $630.36…Picking Up STEAM! 5 Easy Play Ideas to Awaken Your Child’s Inner Einstein
There are no greater natural scientists, engineers and artists than young children – inquisitive and eager learners who can be taught STEAM concepts through the power of play. STEAM play takes advantage of your child’s natural curiosity – helping them…Soothing the Stings, Bites, and Burns of Summer
Ahhh, summer! The joy of being in the great outdoors seems endless. Yet, the season also brings an abundance of biting insects, harsh sunrays, and rash-producing plants. When exuberant squeals turn into screams of pain, most parents are well versed…Five Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Your Baby, Toddler, or Child How to Swim
Every summer the number of drowning incidents involving children skyrockets as more families spend the warmer months hanging out by the pool or at a nearby lake. In 2015 between Memorial Day and Labor Day there were 209 children who…Tips for Making That Summer Family Vacation Affordable
Family vacations provide wonderful opportunities for families to bond and make lasting memories. But such opportunities do not come without a price, and that price is oftentimes very steep. According to the 2015 TripBarometer study from popular travel website TripAdvisor,…