How to get a passport for Baby- Updated!

Baby’s first vacation can be so fun, especially before they start to walk!  international travel comes with needing a passport.   Getting a passport for a baby can often be a confusing process.  There are many form to fill out and information you need to bring with you to the passport agency.   My biggest…

Sloomoo Institute NYC

We recently visited the Slime Institute in NYC and had a messy good time! Sloomoo is a sensory playground centered around slime, Sloomoo Institute is an artistic universe made to intrigue, delight, and evoke your inner child. Slime encourages wonder and joy, regardless of age. More than a childhood memory or satisfying social media trend,…

Bedtime made fun with Tonies!

We recently were gifted the brand new Toniebox.  This new, fun interactive digital listening device has decreased our screen time and made bedtime so much more fun!  The Toniebox is an adorable box that plays different stories when you attach a character to the top of the box.  They have all the familar Disney stories…

Top 5 STEM Gifts for big kids

These toys are all fun and educational!  Children will learn real life skills and gain knowledge from play.  Here is what we are loving this year for big kids: RoseArt Creative Cafe Barista bar With the Creative Café Barista Bar you can be a future barista! Create endless latte looks with just milk. Make yummy…

Halloween treats!

Fall is ours favorite season and we love celebrating Halloween. Trick-or-treating is so much fun but all that sugar is not good for anyone. So we like to keep these fun toys on hand to trade out for the candy. Here are some of our favorite Halloween themed toys: Calico Critters Halloween Playhouse is so…

Dutch Wonderland

With over 35 rides, attractions, and shows, Dutch Wonderland is the perfect place to spend family time. Cool off in Duke’s Lagoon water play area (Memorial Day – Labor Day, make discoveries at Exploration Island where dinosaurs come to life, and take flight on Merlin’s Mayhem, a magically thrilling suspension coaster. Don’t miss out on…

Fall fun on the North Fork!

The North Fork is full of farms and wineries that a very kid frienly!  We go to a different ones every weekend because we have a cottage out there. PErfect quick getaway from the city! Lots of smaller family owned ones are not crowded and don’t charge admission but have a playground and other fun…

September is National Baby Safety Month

September is #NationalBabySafetyMonth.  As parents, nothing is more important to us than the safety of our MAM babies. In conjunction with our friends at top baby registry site @Guguguru, we are posting safety tips throughout #JPMABabySafetyMonth to help raise awareness of key things we can all do to protect our babies.   Please share this…

Tips for toddler summer travel

We love to take little weekend getaways as well as one big vacation each summer, but travelling with a toddler is not always easy!  Here are our top 5 tips to make travelling with a toddler easier! Borrow a pack and play or crib but bring a familar pillow and sheet from home. This will…

Liberty Science Center ticket giveaway and review!

We recently visited the Liberty Science Center to check out all the fun they have set up for the Holidays. We felt very safe- sanitizer everywhere and everyone in masks. We loved the Holiday displays, The Sock Skating Rink and Winter Dance party. Our other favorite exitbit was Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites! This…

Kid friendly Face masks

A year ago, I never guessed I would be writing an article about kid friendly face masks.  I remember as a young single, travelling through Asia and seeing kids and adults wearing masks and thinking Americans would never wear them.  Well here we are in 2020 and with COVID-19, we are all looking for the…