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Sing Along with Lomax: The Hound of Music on PBS
Kids will have plenty to sing about when they watch “Lomax: The Hound of Music,” a new children’s musical series on PBS. (read the story...)

A Musical Calling - Josè Limòn, The Making of An Artist
Making Books Sing, the New York-based company that creates musicals based on contemporary children’s books, premieres Josè Limòn, The Making of An Artist. (read the story...)

Business of Parenting - A Mom On Your Side
When Jodi Liston’s children, were classified as emotionally disabled, she enlisted the help of an advocate to help her navigate the system and get the services her children needed. But it was no simple task. After a long and arduous process, 17 years of research, volunteer work at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, and assisting other families struggling with similar issues, Liston, decided to start her own firm. The two-year-old Liston Advocates helps the growing number of parents who are following similar paths to get suitable services for their children. (read the story...)

Keeping Her Eyes on the Goal
Nicole Grosser, from Westchester, New York, knows what she wanted to do since her first hockey game with the Westchester Mariners. Her love of the sport is a family affair. Her father and older brother played hockey and she became interested in it too. With the Mariners she learned about sportsmanship, team spirit, goaltending, and respect for the game. (read the story...)

In Fashion At Any Age
In 2000, when fashion designer and educator Denise Proctor opened the doors to her Westchester Fashion Academy for Children (WFAC), it was the realization of a dream. (read the story...)

Are You Chanukah or Christmas?
Are You Chanukah or Christmas is a new book by Felicia Miller-Stehr that looks at both holidays through the eyes of an inquisitive young girl, Sofia. (read the story...)

Author Jane Green is Happy at Home
A bestselling "chick lit" author writes her life. (read the story...)

Raising Twins
Christina Boyle and Cathleen Stahl offer their advice and anecdotes as moms of multiples to help other parents manage. (read the story...)

Necessity Made This Mother an Inventor
New mom Line Rothman comes up with Glamourmom, a nursing bra tank. (read the story...)

Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance: Broadway Babies/Superstars
As a child, Audrey Kaplan couldn’t get enough of Broadway show tunes. She started Broadway Babies/Superstars to introduce children to that very music. Kaplan’s goal to create new generations of theater-lovers has succeeded far beyond her wildest expectations, with each semester enrolling roughly 900 students for classes. (read the story...)

Space Odyssey: From Run-of-the-Mill to Out-of-this-World
Elvira Grau and her husband, Jim, managed to transform a dingy warehouse in Englewood, NJ, into a $3 million, 26,000-square foot entertainment facility...Space Odyssey! (read the story...)

Connie’s Bakery: Foundation Sweet Success
Mouth-watering pastries and philanthropy may seem an unlikely combination. Connie’s Bakery and General Store in Mt. Kisco is changing that perception. The establishment donates 100 percent of its profits to area charities through its non-profit giving vehicle, Foundation Sweet Success. (read the story...)

A Moving Business: From the City to the 'Burbs
Three years ago, Alison Bernstein gave birth to her first child and her first business idea, a real estate company that would help families looking to leave the city for the surrounding ‘burbs. Now, three kids (with a fourth on the way) later, Suburban Jungle Realty Group, her newly launched real estate firm, focuses on families who are considering moving to Westchester, New Jersey, Long Island and Connecticut. (read the story...)

Al Hirschfeld Goes to School
The New York City Department of Education and the Al Hirschfeld Foundation have teamed up to present a curriculum for grades 2-12 based on the artist's life and work. (read the story...)

Love Songs: NYC Mom Releases Children's Album
Melissa Errico has been wowing audiences for years in movies and on television and Broadway. Now the sippie-cup set will get to enjoy what The New York Times has called the “voice of enchantment”. (read the story...)

New Business Blooms in Manhattan
Alden Leigh Rosen and partner Yael Denbo launched their personalized baby planning service -- inBloom -- to offer New Yorkers access to the fruits of their research. (read the story...)

Into the Wild
With a past in travelling, Manhattanite Kourosh Mahboubian, a father of three, recently pioneered an adventure club for children, Wild Blue, which is headquartered on the Upper East Side. (read the story...)

Making Grizzly Situations Easier to Bear in Rockland County
Dr. Todd Askenas of Askenas Chiropractic in Pearl River makes a commitment to help heal little hearts of children throughout Rockland County and its surrounding areas. Every year in March, Dr. Askenas holds a Teddy Bear Drive... (read the story...)

Dad + Friend = Uncle Brothers
Their music offers parent-friendly messages on a variety of subjects, through catchy melodies and interactive live shows. Rich with influences from ‘60s and ‘70s music, it’s also enjoyable for parents. (read the story...)

Dine and Date
New service takes care of the kids — and mom and dad (read the story...)

As Fresh As It Gets
Getting fresh, the parent’s lament, has taken on a whole new meaning in Park Slope. Two local women have just opened Get Fresh, a take-out shop with prepared food that you finish cooking at home. (read the story...)

All Moms Need Support! says artist who draws joy from hardship
At 17, Katherine Arnoldi found herself without a job, without a home, and without much self-esteem. What she had, however, was an infant daughter to raise and support who would change her world in more ways than she could have imagined. (read the story...)

Spring Valley Great Grandma Proves: It’s Never Too Late To Inspire
What sets Gussie Levine apart from her neighbors at the FountainView--a senior residence in Spring Valley--is her new career, as a children’s author. Her debut, "The Wall That Grew and Grew", was published two months ago and Levine has a hard time keeping the books in stock. (read the story...)

Sweet Sounds of Healing
Gwennie and her parents have become pretty well accustomed to the surroundings of the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit at Schneider Children’s Hospital. The unit is cheerful in décor and staffed by caring professionals. Still, it's a stressful place for the Ihms of Sound Beach in Suffolk County, as they wait for the transplant they hope with allow Gwendolyn to begin living as a normal pre-schooler. (read the story...)

Nature & Nurture in Nyack
Imelda McCain was a nurse for 15 years, but she always thought about opening her own business. The birth of her 7-year-old son, Lucas, however, has had a tremendous influence on the direction of that business. From that maternal desire, the concept for Playing Mantis (read the story...)


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