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…

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…

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, called Tonies to the top of the box. The attach magnetically.  They have…

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…

Potty training made easy!

There are so many potty training methods out there  it is overwhelming.  We didnt use a specific method- just made up my own way!  If you are sheltering in or staying home, now is a great time to try!   The way we did it was slowly and it turned out to work really well for…

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…

Toddler Eats from Trader Joes

If you live in NYC and are lucky enough to live close to a trader joes, you spend a lot of time there.  Trader Joe is my go to grocery store in the city for healthy, cheap and fast eats for my family.  Since there is always a line, my strategy is to grab a…

Sweet Suite 2020 at home!

One of the hottest toy events of the year is the Toy Insider Sweet Suite at home.  We look forward to this event every year in NYC at Chelsea Piers.  When we hear it was going virtual this year, we didn’t know what to expect.  No need to worry, this years event was amazing as…

Easter fun!

We all need something fun to focus on during these uncertain times. Here are some fun activities to give your little bunny a smile and help make Easter fun.  All these toys are available on Amazon and will get to you in time for Easter celebrations.

Disney with a toddler- Make it Fun!

We are huge huge Disney fans around here!  My first trip to Disney was when I was 2 months old so my parents started me young!  I took my son at 10 months.  We believe Disney is fun for all ages! I am also a former cast member so have been in every part of…

Cold Weather Essentials

As the weather starts getting colder in the city, here are some things we are loving for keeping our city babe warm and cozy the whole season long! ergoPouch: We love the ergoPouch Sleepsuit Bag for those cold winter nights!  So comfy and warm and made from breathable natural fibers – Organic Cotton, and Bamboo. Babies sleep…