New York Family: Weekend Planner, May 4-6

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New York Family’s highlight reel of what to do this weekend By Meghan Gearino You may already be slicing and dicing the avocado and tomatoes for Cinco de Mayo this Saturday (here’s a great recipe in case you need one!). In case your calendar reveals itself empty (we want your life), the way-more-fun-than-laundry list below [&hellip
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Jessica Alba Graces New York Family’s May Issue

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We’re excited to bring you the digital edition of New York Family magazine’s May issue. Here are the highlights!   *Editor’s Note: The Journey Begins *New York Family Contests & Special Events: The New York Baby Show, a dream nursery giveaway, Second Annual Mamas Expo Mommybites’ night out *Honest Alba: Inspired By Her Health-Conscious Awakening As [&hellip
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New York Family: Made in the Shade

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Why they call it ‘Mommy Porn’ By A. C. Mayman I first heard about THE BOOK, very fittingly it turned out, during a mommies-only parenting class. A beautiful but shy lawyer looked at the floor, turned fifty shades of red, and said, “It’s almost like … porn.” My Kindle was out of my bag and [&hellip
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New York Family: Weekend Planner, April 27-29

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New York Family’s highlight reel for what to do this weekend By Meghan Gearino I know we say it all the time, but this weekend we mean it with yell-it-from-our-walk-ups fervor. IT IS GREAT TO LIVE IN NEW YORK! Need evidence? The list below—which sports an eclectic batch of family festivals celebrating cherry blossoms, kindie [&hellip
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Mind, Body & Birth

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Some of the city’s best prenatal and postnatal classes and support groups There is perhaps nobody with more questions—and the need for support—than a pregnant woman or new mother. To help, we’ve compiled a list of some of New York City’s best classes, venues and experts for maternal health and well-being.   Mind: Education, Information [&hellip
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A Guide to Educational Summer Day Camps

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By Meghan Gearino, Kat Harrison and Elizabeth Raymond   We doubt that anyone thinks of New York City as a summer camp mecca—but by most standards, it really is. Consider all the children’s activity centers and enrichment programs that the city is blessed with—some go on hiatus and some slow down in the summertime, offering [&hellip
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Home Aides Relieve Stress for People Caring for Loved Ones

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Courtesy of Christopher Wilkenson By Roy Herndon Smith “Susan” was burned out. Nine months earlier, she had taken what she thought would be a temporary leave of absence from her job to care for her 85-year-old mother, who was recuperating from surgery after falling and breaking her hip. Her mother never fully recovered. She still needed help with bathing, [&hellip
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New York Family: A Sweet Read

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New York Family Magazine’s Q&A with Mother-Daughter Authors Sheryl and Carrie Berk By Whitney Casser   It seems like cupcakes are on the menu at just about every eatery in the city these days. From dessert trucks to local bakeries to gourmet restaurants, the single serving sugar bombs have all but won the culinary popularity [&hellip
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