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MomBiz Long Island: Kathy Cruthers and the FlipFlopOgram

MomBiz Long Island: Kathy Cruthers and the FlipFlopOgram

Read about Long Island mom Kathy Cruthers and how she began a revolution in gift giving - the FlipFlopOgram.

MomBiz: Manhattan's Lynn Jawitz, Owner of Florisan LLC

MomBiz: Manhattan's Lynn Jawitz, Owner of Florisan LLC

Read about how Manhattan's Lynn Jawitz, mother of two, started Florisan, a full service wedding and event planning company where she designs it her way.

Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada

Celebrity Parents Jorge & Laura Posada

Read about this inspirational couple with a new book on family fitness.

MomBiz: Manhattan's Kara Goldin Took the HINT

MomBiz: Manhattan's Kara Goldin Took the HINT

Read about mom and entrepreneur Kara Goldin and her healthy, flavored-water drinks.

MomBiz: Sisters Combine Talents to Start Just Fabulous & Outrageous Events

MomBiz: Sisters Combine Talents to Start Just Fabulous & Outrageous Events

Sisters Kristie Fatscher and Valerie Monroy brought together their talents in glam and business to start a totally fabulous - and fun - party and event company. Here, they dish on what it's like to run their own business, how they juggle family and work, and offer advice for other ambitious moms.

Brenda Blackmon: My9 WWOR-TV's Anchorwoman, Mom With a Mission

Brenda Blackmon: My9 WWOR-TV's Anchorwoman, Mom With a Mission

Broadcast Journalist Brenda Blackmon has had her share of accolades and honors, from Emmys, to Associated Press awards, to two honorary doctorate degrees – and in March of 2006, she was chosen one of The Network Journal’s “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business.”

MoMBiz: Denise DiBella's Little Sunshine Playcenter on Long Island

MoMBiz: Denise DiBella's Little Sunshine Playcenter on Long Island

Little Sunshine Playcenter is not a nursery school or a daycare center—it’s a place where parents and caregivers “stay and play” with their little ones in Sayville, Long Island.

Hometown Hero with a Heart: Brooklyn’s Louie Miranda

Hometown Hero with a Heart: Brooklyn’s Louie Miranda

There’s an oddly memorable feeling most folks have who were born and bred in Brooklyn; it’s an ingrained love for the borough and its people . . . and we never quite lose that cherished part of us, the part that grew up sitting on stoops on sweltering summer nights and riding bicycles up and down the paved streets with the neighborhood kids.

Ricki Lake Actress, Filmmaker, Author… Mom!

Ricki Lake Actress, Filmmaker, Author… Mom!

Ricki Lake’s proactive stance on natural childbirth is balanced lovingly by her views on family and her relationship with her two sons. With the birthing portion of motherhood over, here’s how she approaches the follow-up challenges – and rewards – of simply being Mom.

The Man Behind Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus

The Man Behind Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus

In honor of his 200th birthday, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization is hosting an exhibit “Celebrating P.T. Barnum … The Man.”

MomBiz: Long Island's Business-Savvy Mom & gLovies Inventor, Josephine Geraci

MomBiz: Long Island's Business-Savvy Mom & gLovies Inventor, Josephine Geraci

Josephine Geraci (www.MyMomKnowsBest.com) is the creator of gLovies® —disposable, sanitary hand covers that protect children from nasty germs in public restrooms!

MomBiz: Divalysscious Moms In Support of “Me” Time

MomBiz: Divalysscious Moms In Support of “Me” Time

After having her first child, Lyss Stern realized that while there were so many places just for kids, there wasn’t anything for moms who wanted to look and feel fabulous. So in 2004, Stern launched Divalysscious Moms...

'Loukoumi’s Good Deeds': A Children's Story Featuring John & Jennifer Aniston

'Loukoumi’s Good Deeds': A Children's Story Featuring John & Jennifer Aniston

John Aniston spoke to us about the importance of the message of the new children's book, "Loukoumi’s Good Deeds," in his life and in raising Jennifer and Alexander.

Celebrity Dad: Mark Consuelos

Celebrity Dad: Mark Consuelos

Devoted father or three, Mark Consuelos was drawn to Lever 2000’s outreach concept after being introduced to the results of a study by the company revealing that the increased economic stress facing families was substantially alleviated by closeness — physical affection in particular.

Faith Prince: Hilarious in 'The Little Mermaid'

Faith Prince: Hilarious in 'The Little Mermaid'

A Saturday matinee at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre and the pre-show flurry are pretty much what you’d expect – only better – at Broadway's 'The Little Mermaid.'

Alison Sweeney: The Biggest Loser’s Advocate Mom

Alison Sweeney: The Biggest Loser’s Advocate Mom

While awfully good at playing it bad as Sami Brady on Days of Our Lives, and serving as host of the popular TV reality show The Biggest Loser – actress/mom Alison Sweeney has recently taken on another role: advocate for allergy sufferers.

Mom Biz: Jennifer Lenkowsky Climbing The Corporate Ladder

Mom Biz: Jennifer Lenkowsky Climbing The Corporate Ladder

An assistant to celebrities like Joan Lunden and Ronald Perlman, Jennifer Lenkowsky parlayed her experience into a successful recruiting career, and ultimately opened her own boutique firm, The Corporate Ladder.

An Embroidery Business Personalized With Luv in Nassau County

An Embroidery Business Personalized With Luv in Nassau County

Lainie Greenberg Mauer embroiders baby bibs, burp cloths, blankets & other unique gift selections, and sells them online at Personalized With Luv (www.personalizedwithluv.com) and in boutiques across Long Island

The Recruiter

The Recruiter

With a boutique firm that places administrative and domestic staff for corporations and celebrities, Jennifer Lenkowsky found work-life balance

'All Things Kids': A New Family Resource Guide for Fairfield County

'All Things Kids': A New Family Resource Guide for Fairfield County

Kate Thornton is a Darien mother of two who is the author of a new family resource guide, "All Things Kids."

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Celebrity Parents: Cynthia Nixon — Actor & Mom

Cynthia Nixon is best known for playing lawyer Miranda Hobbes on the hit TV show 'Sex and the City' and its record-breaking big screen follow-up in 2008. Lucky New York theatergoers, however, are privy to another aspect of the Emmy-winner’s acting gifts...

What’s on the momAgenda?

What’s on the momAgenda?

Nina Restiericreated momAgenda, a functional and stylish line of organizational products that have helped millions of other moms set their schedules straight.

Jane Petix: See Jane Train...Personal Fitness Training in Long Island

Jane Petix: See Jane Train...Personal Fitness Training in Long Island

Jane Petix turned a potentially disabling health diagnosis into a positive, life-changing experience that ultimately led to the creation of, See Jane Train, her own Personal Fitness Training business.

MomBiz: Christine Lavin: Mom & Entrepreneur

MomBiz: Christine Lavin: Mom & Entrepreneur

In 2008, Lavin launched her maternity active wear line, FIT2BMOM, available in stores nationwide...

Rosanna Scotto from Fox 5's 'Good Day New York' on Parenting....

Rosanna Scotto from Fox 5's 'Good Day New York' on Parenting....

Introducing our newest feature, Celebrity Mom! Each month, NYMetroParents will be talking with celebrities about raising their kids. Here’s our first interview — with Rosanna Scotto, from Fox 5’s "Good Day New York."




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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