When a conference is called a celebration you know there is something else going on. I was fortunate enough to go to Disney Social Media Moms last year, and this year I went again, but this time to Disneyland in California. And, since the celebration coordinated perfectly with my daughters’ spring break and Passover we […]Read More Top 5 Takeaways from Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014
Last week I talked to Kori Chambers, anchor for the PIX11 morning team about social media do’s and don’ts for parents. Covering apps that keep your family pictures private, social media shaming and creating a digital footprint for your kid before they can even walk – the segment covered a lot of advice for parents […]Read More Talking Social Media Do’s and Don’ts on PIX11 NYC
I am so excited about the Diagon Alley expansion of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando! And now, the creative folks at Universal Orlando have unveiled the incredible experience that will join the current Hogsmeade and Hogwarts experience with the new Diagon Alley experience: The Hogwarts Express. Not just an ordinary train […]Read More Muggles Will Finally Get to Ride the Hogwarts Express!
I don’t think there is any bad age or best age for Disney. The real magic of Disney is that all ages can find something fun, wonderful and plain ol’ optimistically wonderful to celebrate and explore. My daughters never went through a Princess phase, but they did go through a fairy phase. Even when my […]Read More Showing off our Disney Side at a Tweentastic Disney Tea Party –
A lot of local media press is swirling around the new social media guide put out by the NYC Department of Education this week. At first glance that sounds great. Administration is stepping in to help kids navigate social media, provide tips and guidance and empower kids to make smarter choices online – or so […]Read More NYC Department of Education Releases a Social Media Guide for Students That Says…Nothing?
This is a guest post from Lauren Slayton, founder of Foodtrainers, and a friend of mine for the last 7 years. Lauren’s new book, Little Book of Thin, just came out in time for your New Year’s Resolutions, and is chock full of simple, easy to follow advice on eating better and making healthier – […]Read More 5 Foods to Break Up With in 2014
When you live in New York City everyone wants to visit you. With the theater, museums, great restaurants, and all of the fantastic landmarks and sites – and amazing shopping of course – NYC is a fabulous place like no other. Add in the holiday lights, the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the Rockettes and all […]Read More Add Some Hamptonality to Your Holiday – Plus Win a Free Night at Hampton Hotels
100 mom and dad bloggers from all over the Northeast – and their awesome kids, about 140 of them! – came ready to party with KidzVuz in NYC on November 24th, 2013. We had amazing large sponsors like Homewood Suites by Hilton, Dermalogica, Samsung, Nintendo, Hasbro, Spinmaster and Audible.com along with smaller NY based brands […]Read More Inside the KidzVuz Holiday House Party (Video)
There are many aspects of Christmas that I envy as a Jewish girl. Tree trimming,(and the fabulous ornament shopping and collecting), baking, decorating, just one morning of gifts instead of eight nights of pressure, and the amazing holiday songs (the best of which were written by Jews) But Santa was never a source of envy […]Read More Scary Santa (or Being Jewish on Christmas)
The holidays are here! And with that first chilly frost comes the first wonderful family film of the season: Frozen, Disney’s animated twist on the classic fairy taleThe Snow Queen. We were lucky enough to see an early screening of the film, and sit down with the stars and creators including Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, […]Read More Frozen – Destined to be this holiday’s biggest hit