With Celebs in Tow, Jessica Seinfeld Hosts Baby Buggy Bash

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It’s a rare event that brings comedians, actresses, reality stars, and local families together on a weekday afternoon. But The 2012 Baby Buggy Bedtime Bash did just that yesterday in the Central Park Victorian Gardens.   The Baby Buggy charity started in 2001, spearheaded by Jessica Seinfeld, wife of comedian/actor Jerry Seinfeld, with the goal [&hellip
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A New Book Makes a Case for “The Mama’s Boy”

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By Jessica Kobrin Bernstein When she was raising her two children, Kate Stone Lombardi—a seasoned journalist for The New York Times for more than two decades and mom to now 26-year-old Jeanie and 23-year-old Paul—was taken aback by the assumptions of so many people around her saying that it was best to distance herself from [&hellip
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Family Fests Near and (Not Too) Far

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The beach is not the only space filling up quickly this summer—so are your calendars! The Northeast is ablaze with both warm sunshine and incredible summer festivals for the whole family to enjoy. From cheese samplings to bagpipes, from square dancing to rocket launchings, there is something for everyone. Each fest’s unique forms of entertainment [&hellip
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Boys Will Be Boys After All

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What is it with boys and trucks? by Josh Rogers The fire truck backed up, and West Side parents scrambled with their little boys to where they hoped the line would start to get on board. Almost immediately, there were over 100 people waiting Were there any girls at the West Side YMCA’s Touch-a-Truck event [&hellip
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Real Dads Open Up With Their Best Parenting Stories

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New York Family Magazine asked their favorite local fathers for their best parenting tales Comedian Bill Cosby may have written his hilarious, anecdotal Fatherhood in the ’80s (remember that one?), but somehow we’re still going back to it for a few laughs every now and again. Sure, soap-on-a-rope is more like a dinosaur diorama nowadays [&hellip
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How to Hire An Entertainer for Your Child’s Party

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magic Up the fun factor at your child’s birthday party 
by hiring a great local entertainer By Robin Saks Frankel Whether it’s a small family gathering or a big birthday blow-out, choosing the right performer for your child’s party can be a make-it-or-break-it decision. We’ve compiled a list of New York’s favorite children’s entertainers for bashes [&hellip
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Play and Ride

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Ten fun family car ride activities from New York Family Magazine If you’re taking a road trip this summer with kids in tow, you’re probably trying to figure out how to make the journey fast, fun and free of backseat whining. Look no further; we’ve created a list of the best car activities that will [&hellip
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Summer Guide: 10 Great Events for Kids in June

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Central Park Fishing1 Whether it’s in Manhattan or the rest of the boroughs, there is more than enough to keep your children busy in the first month of summer. ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? [Ages 6+] The Liberty Science Center kicks off summer with an illuminating new exhibit, In The Dark. Aiming to ease darkness anxiety in [&hellip
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