Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Parenting

‘We Got Dreams’ Music Video To Celebrate Montclair’s Class of 2020

Montclair singer/songwriter Lily Vakili wanted to do something positive to celebrate Montclairโ€™s graduating seniors. Vakili, who is also mom to a Montclair High School senior and has lent her talents to Project Graduation fundraising events,...

Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments Helping Kids Celebrate their Birthdays During Social Distancing

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Police and Fire Departments are helping children celebrate their birthdays despite not being able to have friends and family over for a proper birthday party. Officers bring gifts for...

Keeping Kids Busy During a Social Distancing Spring Break

For close to four weeks, families have been struggling to balance childcare, learning, work, emotional and physical concerns, and play. So, hooray for Spring Break! Kinda sorta. While most teachers and students are looking...

YMCA Offers Emergency Childcare For Essential Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

The YMCA of Montclair is offering full-day licensed emergency childcare to families of health care workers, first responders, and other essential personnel who need care for their children during the coronavirus pandemic. The Y has...

“Andrร  Tutto Bene” – Show Us Your Rainbows ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ๐ŸŒˆ

We told you about the Lights on Myrtle. Here's one of the signs popping up around Montclair, helping us feel more connected and hopeful during this time of social distancing. Montclair parents Giustino...

Color Them Connected: Montclair Family Finds Rainbow In Stay At Home World

MONTCLAIR, NJ - So many families are struggling with juggling work from home and school from home during the COVID-19 crisis. One Montclair family has found a colorful approach to staying connected and supporting...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Mo Willems, Paper Plate Projects, Scavenger Hunts and More

We are coming up on Week Three of social distancing with kids. Here are some fresh ideas to help keep everyone busy! Do you have a Mo Willems fan in the house? Tune in to...

Stay At Home Portraits by Michael Stahl Capture Families Social Distancing

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Montclair photographer Michael Stahl is known for his black and white portraits. Now, with everyone staying safe at home and practicing social distancing, Stahl invited families on his Portraits by...

Student At Bloomfield’s Berkeley School Shows How To Stay #BloomfieldStrong

We love how Berkeley fourth grade student Anilie Ali is showing us all how to be strong during these difficult days. Keep those inspiring messages of hope, support and resilience coming. Share them on...

Keeping Kids Busy Week Two: Backyard Mini Golf , Balloon Tennis, Geodes and Bubble...

It's Week Two of social distancing with young kids, so if you've run out of tricks to keep kids busy and happy, here are some new ones! https://www.instagram.com/p/B91jmUZng6N/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Woodland Indoor Playground shared this activity on their...

Montclair Schools: Staff Member In Self-Quarantine, District Cancelling All Field Trips

A letter from Montclair Pubic Schools was sent home to parents regarding a staff member awaiting test results for COVID-19 and the cancellation of school tours and field trips. Dear Families/Caregivers and Staff, ...

CANCELLED Montclair Elementary School Fair – Tuesday, March 24

Due to district policy, the Elementary School Fair scheduled for March 24 is CANCELLED. The Montclair school tours are over, now what? If you still have questions and want to learn more, Montclair's...

New Read-along Collection at Montclair Public Library

Montclair Public Library is excited to share a new Read-along book collection available for children to enjoy. The new books, published by Wonderbooks and by VOXโ„ข Books, are comprised of popular picture books and...

Girls Who Code (NJ) and Girls Go Cyberstart Partner To Bring Free Resources to...

Girls Who Code, an international nonprofit working to close the gender gap in technology, has teamed up with Girls Go Cyberstart, a skills-based competition designed to encourage high school girls to pursue cyber-based career...