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.
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’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.
In honor of his 200th birthday, the Ward Melville Heritage Organization is hosting an exhibit “Celebrating P.T. Barnum … The Man.”
Josephine Geraci (www.MyMomKnowsBest.com) is the creator of gLovies® —disposable, sanitary hand covers that protect children from nasty germs in public restrooms!
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...
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.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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
With a boutique firm that places administrative and domestic staff for corporations and celebrities, Jennifer Lenkowsky found work-life balance
Kate Thornton is a Darien mother of two who is the author of a new family resource guide, "All Things Kids."
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...
Nina Restiericreated momAgenda, a functional and stylish line of organizational products that have helped millions of other moms set their schedules straight.
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.
In 2008, Lavin launched her maternity active wear line, FIT2BMOM, available in stores nationwide...
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."
A few years ago, Roberta Perry decided to formulate her own scrub. “I had to do this for myself. I wasn’t even thinking about it as a business.” Now she books home parties and gives product demonstrations...
Her innovative spirit and business know-how began to blossom at the mere age of eight, as Lisa Basini recalls “turning one dollar into four” with just one box of cake mix and a can of frosting.
In 2002, Michelle Violetto, of Tappan, and her business partner, opened Little Scoops, a 50’s retro-style party venue & ice cream parlor in Blauvelt. Within the first month of their grand opening, Little Scoops became “the” place for kids’ birthdays.
An investment banker with no formal training in the culinary arts, Rachel decided to try a recipe for mint crunch truffles. Read on to find out how Rachel turned her passion for sweets into Tribeca Treats.
She hasn’t been Little Orphan Annie for 32 years, but that role was only the beginning for New Rochelle resident Andrea McArdle. BroadwayWorld.com recently honored her with a Lifetime Achievement Award, following her many years of great performances in musical theater
D’Arcy James, who appreciates an irreverent, fantasy-packed adventure story as much as the next guy, has been a fan of the Shrek films since the get-go.