Super-Soft Organic Cotton Clothes from PACT

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04012014_WomensComfort is very important for me when choosing clothes, especially clothes I wear at home. Soft organic cotton is the ultimate comfort and PACT makes beautiful clothes made of organic cotton that are super-soft. I got a chance to try out their baby clothes last summer and recently tried their ultra-soft womens’ wear. Here are some of my favorite tops, bottoms and socks to wear this spring and summer: Read the rest of this entry

Kiss My Face: All-Natural Sunblock for the Entire Family!

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land-kidsThe trees are finally starting to bloom with pink and white flowers here in New York and we’re getting a taste of spring and enjoying the sunshine. Being under the sun means I need to slather sunscreen on my kids and myself and I really don’t like the idea of chemicals on our skin. Luckily Kiss My Face has a line of all-natural sun care products that can make you feel good about slathering globs of sunscreen every day for the next six months. They are free of parabens, artificial colors and fragrances, phthalates, nanoparticles and oxybenzone and are also cruelty-free. Here are some the best products for kids (and their parents!) from this award-winning company: Read the rest of this entry

Kids’ Film Review: The Pirate Fairy

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THE PIRATE FAIRYAre your kids fans of Tinker Bell and the Pixie Hollow fairies? Disney’s new Tinker Bell movie is out now on Blu-ray/DVD and is a delightful movie for young kids. Both boys and girls will love watching Tinker Bell and her fairy friends as they confront a “rogue” fairy who has become a pirate in the movie “The Pirate Fairy”. My two older kids and I recently attended a screening and thought it was adorable. Both my kids immediately wanted to watch it again! Read the rest of this entry

What to Get Mom for Mother’s Day? Here are 3 Great Ideas!

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mother's day CollageIt’s finally beginning to look like spring here in New York and pretty soon we’ll be barbecuing with the family under the warm sunshine and celebrating Mother’s Day. If you’re looking for gifts for your mom, or even yourself, here are some unique ideas: Read the rest of this entry

Fun Activity: Madame Tussauds of New York

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IMG_6331You don’t need to take a selfie like Ellen’s to see a lot of celebrities at once. The world-famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds, has over 200 of the most interesting celebrities and famous people. My family & I recently got to see them all in the Times Square location. Here are pictures from our experience, plus tips at the end of the post. Read the rest of this entry

Get Ready for Spring and Summer with The Children’s Place

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IMG_6443I’ve recently been to a Children’s Place store in Manhattan and got a chance to see what Spring and Summer with my kids will be like – bursting with all colors of the rainbow! There are just happy colors everywhere! I recently went to a blogger shopping event and got a bunch of clothes for my kids in pink, yellow, light blue and orange. Now I just need the temps to go up by about 10 degrees and I’m all set! In the meantime, here are some pictures of some of my Spring and Summer favorites from The Children’s Place: Read the rest of this entry

Don’t Miss: Bessie’s Big Shot at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

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justina wong-100The weather is finally starting to get warmer in New York. This means we can spend hours in the sun-drenched parks of our beautiful city! Central Park is always a favorite so next time you visit be sure to stop by the Swedish Cottage for their new marionette show, Bessie’s Big Shot. Read the rest of this entry