Are BFF’s Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Posted June 30th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Chances are if you ask other adults if they grew up having a best friend throughout the different stages of their childhood, the answer will be, “Yes.”  Fortunately, even for children who may not be jocks or cheerleaders or run with the popular crowd (whatever that is) it usually works out that most kids wind up finding a buddy that is just right for them. Read the rest of this entry »

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Some Helpful Tips for Summer Stains

Posted June 25th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Along with the tasty outdoor barbecues and the breezy days spent at the beach summer also brings some crazy laundry challenges.When my children return home from day camp each afternoon I am horrified by the daunting laundry challenges with which they present me. Read the rest of this entry »

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OMG! Three Days ‘Til Father’s Day

Posted June 17th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Okay, so this time I have really pushed the limit on waiting until the last minute. I have been so busy getting my kids ready for camp and keeping them entertained now that school is out that I sort of blew it on the Father’s Day preparations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Youth Sports – Where Do We Draw the Line?

Posted June 10th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

My 11 year old son is obsessed with baseball. In addition to knowing all the stats and all the players, he plays on a little league travel team which, especially this past year, consumed a big part of his life…and ours. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Best In Sunscreen – The Reviews Are In

Posted June 8th, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

It has been nothing less than blisteringly hot and humid here in New York over the last couple of weeks. My children are  finishing up the school year and summer camp is just around the corner. I guess it’s time to prepare for the great outdoors! Read the rest of this entry »

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Weigh In With the Experts

Posted June 3rd, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

My brother and sister in law had their first child almost 2 months ago and from the minute she was born, even before they brought her home from the hospital, the advice and the tips from friends and family were coming fast and furious. Read the rest of this entry »

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Facebook for Little People…What’s Next?

Posted June 1st, 2010 by Jill Addeo | No Comments »

Wow, I’m not quite sure what to think about this one. As of this week, there is a new social-networking site geared towards children between the ages of 6 and 10 – Togetherville. Read the rest of this entry »

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