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March 2017

The groundhog really wasn't playing when he called for more winter. 

We were hoping he was.

After the blizzard of 2017 unleashed it's wrath on the Northeast, we're still feeling some residual cabin fever as they continue to clean up the aftermath. While we're at home cleaning up the war zone left behind after the kids were home from school for several days in a row, we're all hoping this is the last of it. 

But wait, there's more!

The forecast calls for even more snow in the Northeast this weekend, adding a few more inches to our driveways and giving us more time at home entertaining the kiddos. If you and the kids are starting to feel like you're trapped in a snow globe, take a few tips and tricks from us to keep your house from going off the deep end and staying sane during your next big snow day. 

Crafts!

Well depending on how much energy you have left in you after the last doozy of a snow storm, some crafts are always a fun way to take the...Read more

Of course St. Patrick's Day is a celebration of rich Irish heritage, but it's also one of the nation's biggest celebrations of beer, wine and spirits. 

If you're breastfeeding you might not be raising your glass to a cheers just yet. 

There's a lot of conversation surrounding an occasional drink while breastfeeding, and we're setting out to give you some facts and resources that can help you decide to have that St. Patrick's Day beverage or not. Drinking while breastfeeding is mostly up to the discretion of the mother, while others prefer to shy away from alcohol completely, but medical professionals generally advise women to avoid alcohol for the first 3 months postpartum. 

The Scoop on the Breastmilk Cocktail

The same amount of alcohol that enters your blood stream while drinking can also make it's way to your breastmilk. While the amount of alcohol present in breastmilk is a relatively small, your baby's liver isn't mature enough to process it as well as you can. When babies consume alcohol, it can affect their sleeping and eating patterns. Babies who regularly consume alcohol often eat less and sleep more sporadically, making them fussy and can experience some...Read more

It's that time of year again!

Spring is the season for No Child Wet Behind and we're kicking off a successful 2017 with a night of fun for a great cause. 

The No Child Wet Behind team is excited to gather together at the Levity Live Comedy Club in Nyack, New York on March 24th. The comedy club is conveniently located in the Palisades Center and the doors to the event open at 9:00pm with the show starting around 9:30pm.

We're excited to introduce Adam Ferarra to the lineup for this event and you might have seen him on several television shows like Rescue Me and Nurse Jackie. It should be an awesome night of standup comedy where everyone is invited to eat, drink and laugh to raise money for diaper need in the lower Westchester area. Gather your family and friends together and enjoy some filling appetizers and signature cocktails to make the evening an unforgettable evening out. 

All adults are welcome to this event so don't wait to make your table reservations before it's too late. If you and your friends are in search of a night out that isn't the same old thing, the...Read more