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October 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Halloween: Tricky for Moms, Treat-y for Kids -- by Patricia

Halloween is upon us and while it's a lot of fun for kids, I sometimes think the ghosts of Halloweens past are playing tricks on parents. While the kids get to revel in the joy of costumes and candy, it's up to the parents to juggle holiday fun with logistics.

"What logistics?" you ask. Lets start with the…


Added by Patricia MacLean on October 30, 2014 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Kick off of Open House Season: Hudson County Alliance of Independent Schools

Wondering where to send your child to school next fall?  In the competitive world of private school admissions, most people would be surprised to find a group of schools working together, collaborating and supporting each other. Member schools of the Hudson County Alliance of Independent Schools (HCAIS) do just that.…


Added by Stevens Cooperative School on October 30, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Enterovirus - Does your child have symptoms?

As the fall season starts with fears of the Enterovirus doing the rounds, I thought it might be a good idea to understand what we are up against.

Dr. Texidor of CarePoint Health Medical Group,  kindly…


Added by NewportMommy on October 21, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Home Improvement for Renters

Many years ago, I rented in Newport. My husband rented at Towers of America, and our first rental as a couple was in Avalon Cove. And like many of you who are currently renting, I did not know or care much about home improvement. More often than not, I swept minor issues under the rug, since contacting the building’s superintendent would mean taking time off work, and $20-50 in tips. I was also nervous that once he was in the apartment, he would find me guilty of breaking something or…


Added by Dalia Bose on October 20, 2014 at 2:45pm — No Comments

How to help your child gain weight

I know some of the moms will be furious with me for saying this - but those who have kids that are on the downward slope with regards to weight will hopefully be ok with me writing this.

I am 'petite', and have 2 girls who are delightfully cute but also petite and tend to stay on the early percentiles on the weight chart. The doctors were ok with the older one's weight till a particular time, but when the downward slope did not turn up, they began to…


Added by NewportMommy on October 8, 2014 at 5:28pm — No Comments


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