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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…