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Cool Strategies for Helping Kids with Homework

It happens in every family. At some point, children get the idea that homework is optional. They may be frustrated with their workload or simply confused by new learning processes taught in classrooms. Or perhaps they are just at a point where they want to blow off homework for TV and video games.…


Added by Caroline Hampton on November 7, 2018 at 9:55am — No Comments

Importance of Starting Healthy eating From a Young Age

Since nutrition is such a vital part of happiness and longevity, I want to do my part to help children achieve and maintain good health and put together this visually appealing Guide to Childhood Nutrition.

If you're passionate about health and nutrition, I encourage you to share that passion with the children in your life. Together, we can help them live the long, fulfilling lives they…


Added by Brenda Snow on March 21, 2018 at 10:14am — No Comments

Holiday Donations for York Street Project

Hi everyone,

York Street Project has began organizing our holiday donation drives and we could use your help!  Each mother and child that uses our programs are going to receive baskets filled with items that they really need.  You can help by shopping for items for one basket, two baskets, or help to organize a drive with your friends to fulfill multiple baskets!

You can email Nelly Tabora at or call 201-451-8225 to learn more details and…


Added by York Street Project on November 6, 2017 at 11:50am — No Comments

York Street Project is out of diapers!

Hi everyone,

The pantry at York Street Project is out of diapers!  The last few months we have had more and more babies stay with us and our diaper supply was well used.  If anyone has extra diapers (especially size 2-5) or would like to donate diapers, please contact us.

You can email or call 201-451-8225.  You can also order diapers off our Amazon Wish List and have them sent directly to our office.…


Added by York Street Project on September 28, 2017 at 5:13pm — No Comments

History of Millburn NJ

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I always say <a title="Learn More about Millburn NJ"…


Added by Shannon Aronson on July 8, 2017 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Tips for Lowering Your Energy Expenditure

cutting energy costs2 If you are seeking out tips for lowering your energy expenditure, check out these five things Gentec Services recommends to help you save money!  View the article in its entirety by clicking…


Added by Shannon Aronson on June 24, 2017 at 11:10am — No Comments

Spring Lawn Care Tips

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Everyone wants a great looking yard all year long! Follow these Spring lawn care tips from and you are sure to get just that!

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Added by Shannon Aronson on May 19, 2017 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Motherhood -an integral part of our DNA

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As 200 women came together to celebrate their motherhood this Friday with us..A thought struck me - Aren't all women 'mothers' in a sense? Don't all of us have a natural inclination to nurture ?

Along the course of my life-journey,  I have seen inspiring examples of :

- Women who single handedly take care of their parents,…


Added by NewportMommy on May 14, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments

Get out of Newport: Local DayTrips

Newport is GORGEOUS in the summer and with all the lovely water sprinklers and the beach clearly nothing more can be asked for. But we live close to one of the most popular cities in the world where you can find some superb day trips accessible by just a short train ride - So dont miss out on this fun too!…


Added by NewportMommy on April 22, 2017 at 8:58am — 1 Comment

Towns that have the Best Commute to NYC

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Are you considering a move to the suburbs? Buyers come in all shapes and sizes, but their concerns are universal. What is my buying power in the suburbs? What are the schools like? How could I commute to the city? If you were unable to join us for our Decoding the Suburbs presentation, please check out the information below.

Considering a Move to the Suburbs?…


Added by Shannon Aronson on April 17, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Tips for Reducing Clutter in Your Home

Tips for Reducing Clutter in Your Home


Spring is almost here! With the arrival of Spring, some people like to do a good Spring cleaning! In preparation of that, you might want to take a look around and reduce some of the clutter that tends to build up. Below, House Logic offers some great tips for…


Added by Shannon Aronson on April 3, 2017 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Happy Holidays 2016 and Happy New Year 2017! MATHLICIOUS Part 3...

Good morning Everyone!

Some of you might meet with me last night during the Holiday Bash that University of Phoenix and NewportMommy did together. It was FANTASTIC! It was not just about a great entertainment, more importantly, it was a great energy going around between the staffs from University of Phoenix and the NewportMommy moderator. I am a big fan of Christmas, Thanksgiving kind of season; I love the candies, the cookies, the colorful red and green, the Christmas tree,…


Added by Chandra Budi on December 22, 2016 at 12:34pm — 1 Comment

"The Ironicity of Coloring" .... Happy Blissful Thanksgiving 2016

The “Ironicity” Of Coloring...

Introduction-- Application in Thought and Life

I love to read books, I love to write, and I love stories. The one thing that my Dad did to me, especially when I started middle school, was that…


Added by Chandra Budi on November 22, 2016 at 1:15pm — No Comments

MATHLICIOUS...Mathematics + Delicious = It is supposed to be...Part Two


On our Mathlicious Part One, I have introduced my two main teaching pedagogy, which are: seeing every child as a “whole child”, meaning paying attention to their emotional and cognitive development, and learning with a child through a step by step thinking process that I define as “logic.”  The fundamental of thinking step by step in an organized and thoughtful way…


Added by Chandra Budi on November 10, 2016 at 11:33am — No Comments

MATHLICIOUS...Mathematics + Delicious = It is supposed to be... Part One


( The idea is Mathematics ought to be Delicious)


I wrote several pieces on NewportMommy blog, and throughout my writings, I emphasized “LOGIC.” I deeply believe in Logic. I…


Added by Chandra Budi on November 1, 2016 at 12:27pm — No Comments

5 strategies can help with your college savings efforts

By Roger Michaud

Roger Michaud is a senior vice president and director of sales for Franklin Templeton 529 College Savings Plan.  Mr. Michaud is also chairman-emeritus of the College Savings Foundation, the leading nonprofit helping American families save for their children's college education.…


Added by NewportMommy on September 29, 2016 at 5:54pm — No Comments

My First Experience…if I don't share it, I'd regret it...

Yesterday late afternoon was the first time I ever joined as a participant in a School Fair. I love the idea of all purple at the gym where we were supposed to set up for the event, and on the picture is my partner of crime, and let's call her "Ms. Bri" as I am not sure if she were okay I am sharing her picture or not ;) plus that is my terms of…


Added by Chandra Budi on September 22, 2016 at 2:22pm — No Comments

"Gearing Back to Fall 2016 Series: Logic Based Integrated Math, Reading, and Writing"

“Gearing Back to Fall 2016 Series”

Integrated Math, Reading, and Writing Based on Logic

Summer is counting down; I am starting a series of integrated academic activities that you could use with your children to prepare them in going back to school in the Fall and…


Added by Chandra Budi on August 15, 2016 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Summer day trips around New York/New Jersey (Mom handpicked)

Check out our updated list of over 50 places that are worth visiting this summer - click on links to read more and fill your calendar with fun day trips all summer long!




Added by NewportMommy on May 27, 2016 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Top questions to ask during a Parent Teacher Conference

Its the time of the year when parents and teachers will meet to discuss the progress of the child on academics and extra curriculars. While most teachers prepare for the meeting in advance, sometimes the…


Added by NewportMommy on May 19, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments


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