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HelloFlo + ZanaAfrica. Good. Period.

HelloFlo + ZanaAfrica. Good. Period. | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
By Megan Mukuria, Founder, ZanaAfrica
I met Onditi when she was only eight, rescued from the streets. Although she hadn’t been to school, in just one afternoon she learned basic multiplication and...
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From One Child to Two - New York Times (blog)

From One Child to Two - New York Times (blog) | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
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From One Child to Two
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The first time I told my mother I was pregnant, she shrieked with glee. She had been praying for the arrival of her first grandchild since my wedding.
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Mom's Night Out NYC: Little Shop of Crafts - Mom in the City

Mom's Night Out NYC: Little Shop of Crafts - Mom in the City | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
I enjoy spending time with my husband and kids. I also love nights out with my friends. (Time alone is important too, but that's another post!) Recently, I went to Little Shop of Crafts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan with a ...
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City mothers are becoming more comfortable breast-feeding in public - Metro.us

City mothers are becoming more comfortable breast-feeding in public - Metro.us | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
Metro.us City mothers are becoming more comfortable breast-feeding in public Metro.us “If we normalize breast-feeding, it's more comfortable for everyone,” said Theresa Landau, who chairs the NYC Breastfeeding Leadership Council, Inc., and runs the...
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The Cost Of Raising A Child Today: $241080 (INFOGRAPHIC) - Huffington Post

The Cost Of Raising A Child Today: $241080 (INFOGRAPHIC) - Huffington Post | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
The Cost Of Raising A Child Today: $241080 (INFOGRAPHIC) Huffington Post Other fun facts from the government: it costs more to raise a child in the Northeast than in the South; housing costs more in urban areas than in rural ones; teenagers cost...
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AAAAhhhh.  Must be double or triple for NYC!

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Daycare Is So Expensive In New York That Parents Are Taking Out Loans

Daycare Is So Expensive In New York That Parents Are Taking Out Loans | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn is rolling out a pilot program that would offer low-interest preschool loans to middle-class families with young kids.
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Brooklyn's Coolest Baby Registries

Brooklyn's Coolest Baby Registries | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
You are having a baby, and with this bundle of joy comes a whole shit load of stuff that you will need in order to get through the day.  Forget the big corporate stores and check out something a li...
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New York City - Baby Bash and Bling

New York City - Baby Bash and Bling | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
RT @Karmaorganicspa: Are you ladies ready for Baby Bash and Bling #Lifestyle Expo in NYC in September? http://t.co/pGoxxhBrEQ #NYC #babybas…
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National Test-Score Declines Are Likely - Wall Street Journal

National Test-Score Declines Are Likely - Wall Street Journal | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal National Test-Score Declines Are Likely Wall Street Journal Responded New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott: "I just want to be very clear to the parents, though; it doesn't mean that your child is doing any worse; it...
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What Do Parents Mean When They Say They Want to Work Part Time? - New York Times (blog)

What Do Parents Mean When They Say They Want to Work Part Time? - New York Times (blog) | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
What Do Parents Mean When They Say They Want to Work Part Time?
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Stop, Listen & Validate!

Stop, Listen & Validate! | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
It happened early one morning this past summer.  In the rush of tying shoes, applying sunscreen and shoving bit of bagels in mouths, my older son said it:  “I don’t want to go to camp.” I brushed i...
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To Help a Shy Child, Listen - New York Times (blog)

To Help a Shy Child, Listen - New York Times (blog) | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
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“The best thing they can do is do a role play and behavioral rehearsal ahead of time,” said Steven Kurtz, a senior clinician at the Child Mind Institute in Manhattan.
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Very Young MCs: Brooklyn Babies Try Out DJing

Very Young MCs: Brooklyn Babies Try Out DJing | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
Mommy and baby yoga, music and sign language classes are apparently so over. Some parents are instead giving baby disc jockey classes a spin.
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'Take Back' Your Pregnancy? With Caution. - New York Times (blog)

'Take Back' Your Pregnancy? With Caution. - New York Times (blog) | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
'Take Back' Your Pregnancy? With Caution.
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When Emily Oster writes in The Wall Street Journal that women should “take back” their pregnancies, I want to cheer her on.
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A Back To School Music Playlist That Rocks

A Back To School Music Playlist That Rocks | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
As your fam drives around with your credit card outstretched, piling new shoes, uniforms, and supplies into your trunk, play these 15 kindie rock songs from start to finish.
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Stroller-skateboard combo targets 'urban parents' - TODAY.com

Stroller-skateboard combo targets 'urban parents' - TODAY.com | New York Parenting | Scoop.it

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Frolic and Fun at Chelsea Flower Market

Frolic and Fun at Chelsea Flower Market | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
If you’ve got early risers and find yourself itching to get out of the house at dawn, the Chelsea Flower Market is the perfect place to get some fresh air and amuse the little ones while you sip a tall latte.
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5 Fun Things To Do in August With Kids in New York City; Manhattan-Living

5 Fun Things To Do in August With Kids in New York City; Manhattan-Living | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
August in New York City is a great time to get out with your kids before they go back to school. Here are some of the fun things to do going on right now! (Parents...fun in NYC! MT @glenwoodnyc: Embark Upon a Dinosaur Safari at @TheBronxZoo!
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Are Over-the-Top Parents Really the Rule at Summer Camp? - New York Times (blog)

Are Over-the-Top Parents Really the Rule at Summer Camp? - New York Times (blog) | New York Parenting | Scoop.it
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Are Over-the-Top Parents Really the Rule at Summer Camp?
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Last year, when my oldest spent five nights at hockey camp, I sent him a care package.
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