Month: May 2017

Summer Fun at A Montessori Summer Day Camp

If you’re still looking for the perfect summer day camp for your chid, then check out A Montessori Summer. Conveniently located at 185 Court Street in Brooklyn, A Montessori Summer offers everything from outdoor adventures to performing arts for children ages 3.5 to 14.  The word summer triggers a sense of freedom in children, a chance to play and learn in a more relaxed and fun atmosphere. A Montessori Summer offers a variety of exciting and stimulating choices, encouraging children to discover new friendships and explore new experiences, while creating an environment that allows them to feel safe enough to be...

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Five Things to Consider Before Telling Your Boss You’re Pregnant

Are you expecting your first, second, third child? Announcing your pregnancy in the workplace (yes, even in this “evolved” world of 2017), you may find your news doesn’t garner as much enthusiasm and well wishes as you might think. Berke-Weiss Law PLLC, founders of the Pregnancy Project shares these tips when considering disclosing your pregnancy to your employer. Announcing your pregnancy to family and friends is usually met with excitement and enthusiasm, but announcing your pregnancy at work may not be a joyous experience. Instead of smiles, you may watch faces fall as colleagues and supervisors alike express dismay...

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Finding Strength Through Motherhood: 7 Ways to Increase Fitness Through Everyday Activities

Anna Catherine Rutledge from Brooklyn Fit4Mom shares her tips on implementing fitness into your everyday life.  I don’t know about you, but since becoming a mom I find it incredibly hard to find time to fit in my workouts. And I run a fitness business. For moms. But between running the business, teaching classes and working with personal clients, preparing three somewhat wholesome meals a day, laundry, dishes, blogging, grocery shopping, keeping on top of the never ending emails and social media, binge watching Orange is the New Black and the myriad other chores, responsibilities and mandatory lying on...

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Memorial Day & Weekday Events in Brooklyn & NYC: May 29th-June 1st

Hi everyone!  Happy Memorial Day!  I hope everyone enjoyed the long weekend and ready to have some fun this week. Today take the kids to Memorial Day at Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Seabee STEM Informational Static Display at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Memorial Day in Prospect Park and a Memorial Day Concert in Green-Wood Cemetery.  Also this week take the kids and enjoy the last week of Kids’ Discovery Stations at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and check out CityParks PuppetMobile: Cinderella Samba at PS 152 Annex, Shadow Box Theatre: Play it Safe at PS 3 The Bedford...

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Snappy Comebacks for Unsolicited Parenting Advice

We’ve all been there. Everybody has an opinion about something, from how your child is dressed, to what they’re eating to whether they’re “playing nicely” on the playground. Don’t you ever wish you could give those busybodies a piece of your mind? Because, honestly, if there is one thing you DON’T need when you’re expecting a baby or are knee deep in diapers, potty training or kindergarten transitions, it’s unsolicited parenting advice (you may notice we’ve talked about this before). Holly Ellis Spiegel has some ideas about how to handle those awkward encounters.  You know how it goes. You’re...

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