Looking for fun clothing for girls & boys this spring & summer?

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Then either head to J.Crew or shop online at www.jcrew.com!

From baby to teen, J.Crew has it all…
Casual to dressy & swimwear there is so much to choose from in one place!

Accessories, shoes and a variety of fab collections, this store is one of my go to places for fun seasonal clothing.

Some of my faves are their graphic tees, classic solids & trendy pattern clothing. I also adore their influences of travel this season making fashion fun for kids!

Take it from a Mom Who adores mix and matching clothing, & pairing fun looks! Enjoy!

Want to do something amazing with the kids this Easter & Spring?

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Then head to Rockefeller Center in New York City to see the Faberge’ outdoor exhibit finale!

More than 260 eggs were hidden in the five boroughs which were decorated by various artists and fashion designers.

Sponsored by world renowned Faberge’, this large egg hunt was open to the public, & the eggs will be auctioned off for various charities.

What better way to see art outdoors, and one exhibit in which your children will adore! Perfect for any age, there are so many eye catching & unique designs.

If you are not able to go, then head to www.store.metmuseum.org for a guide, “Faberge’ presents The Big Egg Hunt New York” (6.00) to share with your children!

For more information on Instagram & Twitter @TheBigEggHuntNY and on facebook.com/thebigegghunt.com, and #TheBigEggHuntNY.

Next year I bet that our decorated Easter eggs will be more detailed after this fab exhibit!

Take it from a Mom Who loves sharing fun cultural things to do with kids during Spring break!

Want to help put an end to global human trafficking & slavery?

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Then head to www.notforsalecampaign.org!

Last night I attended a fabulous event hosted by Amber Sabathia, Alexis Stoudemire & Elaina Watley called, “Ladies Night Out”!

From a red carpet experience, massages, hair & beauty bars, to fab nibbles by Chef Jim Maxwell, followed by a Sax 5th Avenue pop up shop, and vendors whose proceeds went to this amazing cause, it was truly a memorable evening!

Dancing the night away with a room full of women making a difference was so empowering!

Thank you Amber, Alexis & Elaina for bringing attention to this organization, and thank you for your generosity!

Please do what you can to help put an END to human trafficking & slavery, and support this fab cause!

Take it from a Mom Who loves making a difference in this world, & you can too!

Want to have a fab Egg Hunt for the kiddies?

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Then head to Party City, Dollar Tree, & Target!

Every year in our community I help head our annual Egg Hunt at a local park.

Parents volunteer to help decorate, set up and even take turns dressing up as the Easter Bunny!

What you will need:
Dollar Tree
*Paper streamers in a variety of colors (Pink, Purple, Light Green & Blue)
*Bunny paper footprints
*Plastic bowls
*Plastic spoons
*Inflatable bunnies
*Bandanas
*Table cloths
*Paper goods
*Utensils
*Butterfly wings
*Prizes (coloring books, bubble wands, jump ropes, bug nets, yoyo’s, etc.)
*Plastic eggs
*Hand sanitizer/wipes

Party City
Bunny Costume
Sacks for relay race

Target
*Pre filled eggs
*Carrots
*Milk
*OJ
*Butter
*Cream cheese
*Jelly
*Prizes in dollar section
*Candy
*Donut holes
*Chalk

Mini bagels and coffee boxes from bagel shop.

Directions:
1.) Prior to the event have families fill a dozen or more eggs with wrapped candy or trinkets, or purchase pre filled eggs.

2.) Set up a folding table with a table cloth, bagels, donut holes, paper goods, condiments & beverages. This is perfect for people to self serve while waiting for the egg hunt to begin.

3.) Decorate trees in the park with butterflies and paper streamers, and drop eggs. Tape bunny feet cut outs as a foot path to Egg Hunt, & write messages in chalk.

4.) When all of the kids are there having a few nibbles, have the bunny get dressed. Next have the countdown then let the kids run through the tape!

5.) After 20 minutes start the games, and have a table of prizes set up.

*Sack race (You could use king pillow cases if you can’t get sacks).
*Three legged race
*Relay race using a carrot
*Egg on a spoon race (Use a pre filled egg)
*Feed the bunny a carrot race (Have the kids hold an inflatable bunny and run to the other side and they have to pick up a carrot

Making Spring fun for the community or for friends is priceless, & a tradition that your kids will adore!

Take it from a Mom Who has been hosting this event for nine years and counting!

Want to stop nail bitting for girls & boys naturally?

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Then head to www.chewbeads.com!

Nail bitting can cause many issues, infections to nail beds, illness, and is a habit that most parents want to put an end to!

There are many products on the market, & polishes which taste horrible! Why have your child ingest chemicals or have their fingers wrapped and feel embarrassed right?

Chewbeads are BPA, Phthalates, Lead, Metal & Cadmium FREE, & are dishwasher safe! ~LOVE this!

This fab company features necklaces and bracelets for girls & boys, as well as for moms, & teething rings for babies.

My Goddaughter who is seven, has been biting her nails for a while, and her mother was besides herself! I had students years ago who had the same issue, and therapeutic rings to chew helped, then I had the idea to give her a Chewbeads necklace!

The plan was to have her wear the necklace and when she felt like bitting her nails, she was to chew on the beads. I promised her that we would get fun nail art if she didn’t bite her nails. In just a few weeks her nails have grown & her nail bitting is a thing of the past!

As a reward, we are heading to my fave, Valley Nails in NYC for a fun leopard manicure!

Some other great ideas are to take pictures before and after, choose a unique reward, or have a small celebration!

Take it from a Mom Who is so proud of her Goddaughter’s success thanks to Chewbeads, & it is worth a try!

Want to inspire the next great writer, artist or make a difference in a child’s life?

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Then head to your local Michael’s craft store throughout the US to donate a book for $1 until April 19th!

Please help support CC & Amber Sabathia’s campaign to give books to the Boys & Girl’s Club’s of America!

As a former educator and supporter of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, I can honestly say that children are so gracious for donations, & support.

Making a difference in a child’s life has made such an impact on my life, & is important as a citizen to give back to our future generations!

For just $1 you can purchase a book at any Michael’s locations & put them in the Book Drive bin.

Reading opens many doors for children, and inspires them to learn, to think, to dream & reach for the stars!

Please do what you can to put a book or a few books in the hands of many!

Take it from a Mom Who along with CC & Amber Sabathia, believes in making a difference in a child’s life!

Happy April Fool’s Day!

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Today is one of the funniest days we have planning tricks on our children!

Last night I made orange Jello and put a straw in it for breakfast today!

Today for lunch I dumped two bags of chips from the bottom and filled then with baby Organic carrots (that I wrapped in plastic wrap). Afterwards I hot glued the bag to seal it and my prank was complete!

For dinner I am making drumsticks made from Rice Crispy Treats and wrapped in caramel apple sheets (found in the fruit section in the supermarket.). Obviously the kids will have them for dessert!

I had a ball on my Pinterest page so check out momwhoknows, and look under April Fools Day! Enjoy!

Take it from a Mom Who loves making the holidays fun for our kids!