Monthly Archives: June 2012

Cooling off Big Apple Style

wash square park

Today’s scorching temperatures sent kids and grownups alike for a romp in the famous fountain at Washington Square Park in Greenwich Village. Photo: Jessica Feder Birnbaum

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Labyrinth in the Sand

Lucky Jonathan, Caitlin, Ida and Reggie. They took off for a week’s vacation in picturesque Cape Cod, staying in a cozycottage by the beach. Lots of time for delicious, fresh sea food, playing in the sand, building sand sculptures and jumping ocean waves. … Continue reading

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Juggling fun

Juggling fun

NYC kids learn the art of juggling during the New Victory theatre’s Circus Week.

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Strawberry Shortcake Pie Eating Contest

Strawberry Shortcake Pie Eating Contest

The Shortcake Eating contest held at the Cortelyou Greenmarket in Brooklyn, New York, included my very cute niece and nephew, Ida and Reggie.

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Straight from the Artist

If you are a parent of children attending NYC public schools, you know how art, dance and music programs have been cut due to budget issues. This always frustrated and enraged me, as those subjects are often the most engaging … Continue reading

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Good competition? The 2012 Scripps National S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee

In what has become an annual tradition, the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee took place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland. A total of 278 spellers competed, among them 136 boys and 142 girls … Continue reading

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Good competition? The 2012 Scripps National S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee

In what has become an annual tradition, the 2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee took place at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.  A total of 278 spellers competed, among them 136 boys and 142 girls … Continue reading

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