Saturday, October 16, 2021
Home 2010

Archives

Ski Weekend

So now that my son likes cold, snowy whether, the question is will he like skiing? As you read this I am heading north on the New York State Throughway to a little ski...

Let it Snow

My son couldn’t wait to get out in the snow as soon as it started Sunday. In fact, he went out several times during the day and again that night. He refused to take...

Winter Wonderland

https://www.flickr.com/photos/37985378@N02/sets/72157625649319358/show/ I know where Santa lives, and it's not at the North Pole. He lives just outside Baristaville in Little Falls. Or maybe the house on William Street in Little Falls is his vacation home. I'm...

‘Tis the Season

Let me start off by saying I’m not religious. Don’t get me wrong, I believe in God (I mean how else did we – by we I mean the universe – get here?), I...

Is Your Kid In a Race to Nowhere?

The "Dark side of America's achievement culture."

What’s Your Santa Story?

When we were little, my sister and I were terrified of Santa. I don’t quite remember all the details, but there is a picture of us hiding behind our floral living room couch, peering...

Oh, Sh**! My Kid has a Solo in the Holiday Show

This parent is not looking forward to her daughter's holiday concert.

The Nutcracker Suite Comes to Bloomfield

The Metropolitan Repertory Ballet (MRB) puts the sweet back in Suite when they bring the rarely seen Russian version of The Nutcracker Suite to the Westminster Arts Center at Bloomfield College. Based on the...

Former Top Model Offers Teen Photography Class

For two decades fashion model Louise Vyent posed in front of the camera for such magazines as Glamour, Harpers Bazaar and American Vogue, but recently she decided to take her experience and apply it...

Mother Writes Memoir on Raising Three Kids with Autism

Parenting one kid even on the best of days is hard enough, but author and autism advocate Kim Stagliano has raised three, all with autism. Stagliano shares her experience on December 8 at Watchung Booksellers when...

Area School Launches Students into Space

A space program, that is. And one that brings students as close to space as they can get without actually being astronauts. The 6th and 8th grade students of St. Rose of Lima Academy...

In My House We Have Bath Day

That’s right, Bath Day. A day assigned for bathing. The New York Times backs me up on this. The other week they ran an article entitled “The Great Unwashed” reporting on relatively normal people who...

Glen Ridge Girl Makes Sports Illustrated Kids Reporter

You may not know Sonia Kinkhabwala, but you will. Kinkhabwala is already making a name for herself, and she’s only in 6th grade. After entering a Sports Illustrated Kids contest in the spring, Kinkhabwala received...

Maplewood Prepares to Deck the Village

We have Great Expectations this year for the annual Dickens Village that will bring a little Christmas and tons of family fun to Maplewood this December. The Victorian-era scene is set with Dickens Village...

Clever Commute