What Exactly is a Montessori School?

What Exactly is a Montessori School?

What exactly is a Montessori school and how does a Montessori kindergarten classroom differ from a traditional kindergarten classroom? Let's consider some of the differences below: The role of the teacher. In a traditional classroom, the teacher is typically viewed as...

Where to Celebrate Halloween in Westchester

Where to Celebrate Halloween in Westchester

Halloween is going to look a lot differently this year. And while the verdict is still out on trick-or-treating, there are still some fun ways to celebrate in Westchester. Check out our list of on-going activities and events: Bedford: Watch .Hocus Pocus at the Bedford...

Bedford Playhouse to Reopen this Weekend!

Bedford Playhouse to Reopen this Weekend!

Bedford Playhouse has announced its plans to reopen to the public on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23.  Based on guidance from public health experts and the National Association of Theatre Owners Cinema Safe guidelines, the Playhouse is putting into action enhanced health and...

Kids in the Kitchen: Join the Healthy Dessert Club

Kids in the Kitchen: Join the Healthy Dessert Club

Do you have a child who loves to bake? Are you looking for after-school activities? Join Amy Rosenfeld, Center for Healthy Living Registered Dietitian, for an after-school healthy dessert club. Participants will learn about nutrition while practicing healthy baking...

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The Local Moms Network Book Club: Mothers Before

The next book in our book club series is Mothers Before: Stories and Portraits of Our Mothers as We Never Saw Them. This fascinating collection of essays and portraits of women—writers, poets, teacher and more—was edited by New York Times bestselling novelist Edan...

Yummy Breakfast: Maple Cinnamon Rolled Pancakes

Yummy Breakfast: Maple Cinnamon Rolled Pancakes

  Cinnamon rolls are a favorite holiday treat, but the maple-infused pancake version below, from Nicole Washington—the talented mama behind the Brown Sugar blog—is a perfect Fall breakfast. It uses simple ingredients you probably have in your pantry—including...

Food Trucks Come to Chappaqua

Food Trucks Come to Chappaqua

Join Chappaqua’s first Food Truck Night on Tuesday, October 20th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm at the lower lot of the Robert E. Bell Middle School on
S. Greeley Avenue!

Join St. Luke’s School Middle School Virtual Open House

Join St. Luke’s School Middle School Virtual Open House

It’s a challenging time for families—particularly when it comes to school. If you would like to find out what your child’s school day would be like at St. Luke’s, please join them Sunday, October 18 at noon for the Middle School Virtual Open House. During this Zoom...

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

Cerebelly: What a Neurosurgeon Created to Feed Her Own Kids

As moms, we all want to give our kids a healthy start, and that’s why so many of us have made our own baby food. From those adorable first bites to enticing picky toddlers, feeding our kids can be rewarding, a struggle, or (in most cases), both. That’s one of the...

Disney+ Hallowstream: Ultimate Collection of Halloween Movies on Disney

Disney+ Hallowstream: Ultimate Collection of Halloween Movies on Disney

This October, Disney+ invites fans and families to celebrate its first ever “Disney+ Hallowstream” with a spellbinding collection of some of the most popular Halloween movies, specials, and episodes of all time like “Hocus Pocus,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” and...

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury-Montessori – Day Care Program

The Nurtury is committed to promoting quality Montessori child care for children based on these key American Montessori Society concepts: The aim of a Montessori program is to foster the development of basic trust and to assist in the normal development of the...

Movies Under the Stars: Spooky Family Fun at Croton Point Park

Movies Under the Stars: Spooky Family Fun at Croton Point Park

The Croton Point Park parking lot will be transformed into a drive-in theater, presenting The Addams Family (PG, 2019) on Friday, October 9, and Goosebumps (PG, 2015) on Saturday, October 10, allowing movie-goers to enjoy classic, family-friendly films in a...

How to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

How to Celebrate Halloween During the Pandemic

  As October nears, this pandemic is still prevalent and the safety of our families is always on the forefront. How can we celebrate Halloween with COVID? Their social and emotional wellness can be affected by not being able to participate in a festivity that...

Meet a Mom: Sharon Feldstein of YourMomCares

Meet a Mom: Sharon Feldstein of YourMomCares

Recently we had the opportunity to chat with Sharon Feldstein, a dynamic mom who is co-founder, CEO and the visionary behind YourMomCares (YMC). This amazing organization was founded by Sharon and her lifelong friend Patsy Noah and Terria Joseph; these women are moms...

Family Fun at the SoNo Arts Festival 2020

Family Fun at the SoNo Arts Festival 2020

For nearly half a decade, historic South Norwalk has been home to one of the most prestigious and original art festivals in the region, the SoNo Arts Festival. This year, amid the current COVID pandemic, most (if not all) art festivals and outdoor events have been...

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

Meet a Mom: Elyce Arons, Co-Founder of Frances Valentine

Elyce Arons is co-founder of the Frances Valentine clothing brand, which she launched with the late, legendary designer Kate Spade and her husband Andy Spade after selling Kate Spade. (She and Kate were college best friends and since Kate’s tragic death in 2018, Elyce...

At Home Dental Care with SuiteTooth

At Home Dental Care with SuiteTooth

Mathew Barnett and Dr. Dani Mishaan founded SuiteTooth in 2019 with the goal of solving the biggest obstacle most patients have when it comes to going to the dentist – its inconvenient.  Visiting a dentist with a family can wreak havoc on your schedule. Covid-19 has...

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Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac

Meet a Dad: Arthur Lih III of LifeVac

Arthur Lih, III is the Inventor and CEO of LifeVac, an upper airway clearance device that can save someone from choking to death. The device has saved 78 lives around the world to date—including the lives of 27 children. We spoke to Arthur, dad to Jackie (15), about...

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