parenting

How to end bullying for your child

Bullying has been a top story in the news lately but if you’ve spent any time talking or reading about the subject, you’ll find a huge range in opinions about what actually constitutes bullying and even what age bullying can begin.  We adults have a hard time agreeing...

3 Steps to Being a Better Parent – Bronx style

I was having lunch with a friend on Arthur Ave. last week & it hit me. If you’re not from the Northeast or you simply haven’t been, Arthur Avenue is the Bronx’s Little Italy. It’s got the most authentic Italian restaurants and grocers and...

Yuck…Lice!

I had a lousy day yesterday.  Literally.  I got a phone call from the school nurse that they did a school head check and my son had lice so I needed to come pick him up.  How many of you will admit that you have gotten the same call?   My guess is not many. Because...

Super Why! Mailtime

One of the perks of my job is hearing about the effect that our shows have on their viewers. I received this email yesterday from a mom of a (soon to be) 2 year old.  It’s comments like these that brighten up the day & put everything in perspective. Thanks...

Are you a control freak?

Do I have control issues? Perhaps I do. But admission is 1/2 way to recovery…or something to that effect. I saw this Melted Snowman Cookie Tutorial on trulycustomcakery.com which looked very simple/creative. So we figured we’d (as in my 2 kids) give it a...

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