20 Things To Do At Home With Kids

  It is great to do family outings when your kids are home from school. After all, kids love going out to places such as the park, zoo, and amusement park. But sometimes circumstances get into the way of family outings. Like maybe your kids get sick, you get sick, inclement weather or you’re just

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How To Celebrate Juneteenth with Your Kids

Most Americans know about July 4th, the day that the United States of America gained independence from England. But many people do not know as much about Juneteenth, also known as Black Independence Day, where we celebrate the end of slavery June 19th each year. Juneteenth is an important holiday to celebrate the richness of

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My Review Of The Black Girl Magic Box

The Black Girl Magic Box is a bi-monthly beauty and wellness box. I found out about the Black Girl Magic Box from a friend. She recently bought the Black Girl Magic Box because it has $150 dollars worth in products from black-owned businesses. Also, if you are one of the first 200 people to subscribe

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15 Ways to Practice Self-Care at Home

Self-care is one of the most important things that we can do. In a modern world where we are working stressful jobs for 40 hours a week, getting less than six to eight hours of rest on any given night, downing huge cups of coffee to stay up in the morning, eating unhealthy takeout for

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What To Do With Your Kids At Home During the Summer

Usually, summer is the perfect time to go outside. Whether you would take local trips to the beach or amusement park with your children or decide to travel abroad, summer vacation is synonymous with traveling. But when you aren’t able to take a summer trip, you and your kids can still enjoy your summer in

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Best Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day At Home

Mother’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. On most holidays, such as Thanksgiving, birthdays, and even Christmas, moms are running around trying to make the holidays perfect for everyone else. Mother’s Day is one of the only days that mothers can sit down and relax after spending so much time trying to balance motherhood,

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10 Best Gifts for Moms

Whether you want to buy a gift for the holidays, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthday, or anniversary This list can help you to find the perfect gift for your mother, aunt, grandma, sister, spouse, mom friend, teacher, or *ahem* yourself for the holidays, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, birthday, or anniversary. (Self-care is real when you’re

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Best Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Kids

Even though Earth Day isn’t as popular as other holidays like Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter, it is just as prominent as our major observed holidays. Earth Day celebrates the planet Earth and emphasizes the importance of keeping our planet healthy and clean. Children can learn how to recycle, clean up litter, and explore nature at

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Best Ways to Celebrate Easter at Home With Kids

Whether Easter falls in March or April, it is a worldwide holiday that is synonymous with the beginning of spring. For that reason, it is a great holiday to celebrate out and about, whether it is at church, at an Easter egg hunt in the park, or at your favorite restaurant. But if you cannot

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Best Ways To Celebrate National Poetry Month With Kids

As a writer, I absolutely had to write about National Poetry Month. April is one of my favorite months of the year because it is National Poetry Month, a month dedicated fully to poetry. It is not surprising that April was chosen to be National Poetry Month, since sonnets, a style of poetry from the

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9 Ways to Celebrate April Fools’ Day With Kids

April Fool’s Day is one of the most fun unofficial holidays for children. Since kids can be very mischievous, they love seeing what they can and cannot get away with! Of course, you cannot forget the fun factor that April Fool’s Day has for adults as well. You have probably watched so many YouTube and

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Best Ways To Celebrate The First Day of Spring With Kids

Spring has a special place in my heart because it is a time of new life. This is why many nations, such as Japan, have festivals to celebrate the season of spring. I am already seeing the cherry blossoms begin to bud on the trees! Since I do not yet have seasonal allergies, spring is

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Book Spotlight: Germs Are Not For Sharing by Michelle Verdick

In the midst of the coronavirus worldwide pandemic, you want to find a way to teach young children about practicing proper hand hygiene to prevent them from getting sick. Many books about hand hygiene are more geared towards older readers and are therefore too complex for toddlers and preschoolers. Germs are Not For Sharing is

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Simple Things To Do With Toddlers for St. Patrick’s Day

When you think about St. Patrick’s Day, you think about drinking or going out to the St. Patrick’s Day parade. But after you have a child your life changes in many ways, including your social life. While an older child would be able to handle busy crowds, such as parades, young kids don’t fare as

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12 Ways To Celebrate National Pi Day With Kids

National Pi Day is a STEM-based national holiday that is dedicated to the number pi. Rightfully celebrated on March 14th (3.14), it is a great holiday for kids because it is the perfect time to teach them about concepts related to math and science. Older kids can do more complicated activities to tackle even the

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12 Ways To Protect Your Kids from Coronavirus

UPDATE: The United States has over 4,000 cases of coronavirus and a total of 72 deaths as of March 16th, 2020. 36 states closed all schools to prevent of the coronavirus as of March 16th, 2020. Unless you absolutely have to leave the house to go somewhere essential, such as work, the pharmacy, doctor, or

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Spring Picture Day Outfit Ideas for Preschoolers

School Picture Day is one of the best and simultaneously one of the most stressful days of the school year. It is exciting to pick out new outfits for your child to wear for picture day but it is a pain to get them to smile the right way and not that way where you

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GIVEAWAY: TWO FREE BROOKLYN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM TICKETS and Brooklyn Children’s Museum Review

The Brooklyn Children’s Museum is one of my favorite places to go with my son. This was a go-to place for us because it has so much to offer babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children. We used to go every week since my son was young and explore The Baby Hub in Totally Tots, a […]

Best Winter Activities for NYC Toddlers

It is the hardest to plan activities for your children to do during the winter, especially toddlers. You can’t just take your toddler to the park due to the weather, which pretty much eliminates other outdoor options, such as the zoo, amusement parks, and botanical gardens. Older children love indoor activities like bowling, the arcade,

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How To Find The Perfect Preschool Program for Your Child

If your child is between the ages of two to four years old, you are probably thinking-no stressing- about what pre-k program your child is going to attend. And everyone around you, including the child’s dad, probably thinks that you are absolutely nuts. After all,  before you were a parent, you saw kindergarten and below

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How To Create A Vision Board That Will Manifest Your New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone! To celebrate the new decade, I wanted to manifest my New Year’s resolutions by creating a vision board for 2020! You can create a vision board at home or with friends and family, but I chose to go to a Vision Board Event hosted in the city by the Meetup group,

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5 Common Seasonal Childhood Illnesses and How To Prevent and Treat Them

There are lots of good parts about the cooler weather, including Back to School, pumpkin patches, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. But one of the most dreaded parts about cooler weather is the fact that it is so much easier to get sick than in the warmer months. After your child goes to school, you find

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My 2019 Curlfest Weekend Recap

I stated that I have been to all five of the previous Curlfest celebrations in my blog post, My Experience at Curlfest 2018. But, what made this Curlfest celebration different was Curly Girl Collective’s decision to move the festival to Manhattan’s Randall’s Island. This was a controversial decision because even though it benefitted the curly

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I Went On A Three Day Health Plan And These Are My Results!

  I knew about the power of detoxing for most of my life. Growing up in a West Indian household, my mom always gave me and my siblings a cup of Bitters to drink every once in a while. For the non-West-Indians, that is a kind of tea with cerasee or neem leaves that have

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My POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND 2019 Review

When one of my friends invited me to POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND, I was excited to attend. After all, POPSUGAR is a website that is dedicated to fashion, beauty, health and wellness, and the latest news about celebrities. Plus, I saw my friend’s Instagram posts from the last POPSUGAR PLAY/GROUND and the event looked like a blast!

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Top 10 Toys for 2 Year Olds for 2018

It’s already mid-November, which means that it’s time to start thinking about Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals and Christmas shopping for your family. You don’t want to wait until Christmas Eve to start looking for gifts for all of your loved ones (trust me!) The earlier you find gifts, the better! If you have

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My Experience at CurlFest 2018

Now that fall is almost here, I can’t help but feel nostalgic about my experience at CurlFest 2018. This was the fifth celebration, and the fifth time I went since I started going since its inception and I enjoyed it every time. However, this is the first time that I went with my little one.

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How to Create Your Own Natural Hair and Beauty Event

My first ever natural hair event was a success! I was excited and nervous to create my very own natural hair event, but I decided to just go for it! So if any of you would like to create your own natural hair meetup, my advice is to just go for it! You will definitely

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