There’s more to camp than just swimming, arts & crafts, sports and songs around the campfire. Going to camp has many benefits for children that go beyond all the fun they will have. Here are just a few of the reasons why the camp experience is so valuable for children, from Jess Michaels, Director of Communications for the American Camp Association, NY and NJ.
When interior designer Chris Roughan puts together a design plan for her clients, she keeps function in mind along with aesthetics. “Every client lives differently and to me, great design is not about something that’s simply pretty—without function it’s useless,” says Roughan, a mom of two girls. The importance of listening to a client’s needs, and developing something that works for their lifestyle, is especially important for families.
Meet our newest #denvillemoms contributor, Evelyn of The Toy Tamer. Organizing a playroom is simple, you just need the right storage units, the right labels and a system that puts the kids in charge.
We asked Kristin Koch, executive director of Seventeen magazine and the blogger behind Closetful of Clothes, for her mom uniform essentials. Spoiler alert: we love them all.
As the fourth installment of an important series, I am excited to introduce you to 15 year old, Tess Higgins, from Chatham, New Jersey. She does it ALL! She creates and makes creative pies, cakes, cookies, as well as clothes and jewelry!
Meet our newest #denvillemoms contributor, Laura of Everyday Order. Let’s face it, if you have kids, you have toys. True story: I received an email at 11:58 on Christmas eve from an anxious parent who had just laid out ALL of the presents under the tree. They wrote, “My kids have all the toys they could ever want, and come tomorrow I’ll have no idea what to do with all the new toys – HELP!
Let it snow, Let it snow…. Cozy up with Snow + Winter-Themed Books. Celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King
Meet our new #denvillemoms contributor, Allison of Storybox Tales! What better season is there then Winter to cuddle-up under a blanket next to a crackling fire, with a good book? The following books are perfect for this peaceful but blustery time of year. Cue the fuzzy slippers, hot chocolate, and fire—here are some wintry wonderland books for you and your little ones to enjoy!
From sweet potato to snack foods, check out these fun new foods to experiment with in the new year!
In the heat of summer, it is relatively easy to remember to wear sunscreen. For one, it prevents you from burning, which is a built-in reminder! But according to experts, we should be wearing sunscreen even when the sun isn’t shining.
Here is a list of products or habits that were mentioned many times by this group as boosting kids’ immunity – meaning their kids get sick less often, and when they do get sick the symptoms seem less severe and don’t last as long. Some of these are rooted in extensive scientific research, some aren’t. But since I don’t think any of the following practices can hurt (when given according to the directions), I wanted to share these with you.
Julie, Lisa + Donna opened Soul Sisters Boutique in April of 2017 in Basking Ridge, NJ. They have a passion for discovering unique, artisan products that enhance day-to-day living. From this passion grew the desire to create a compelling shopping experience for others. Their diverse offerings include a meticulously curated mix of beautifully crafted jewelry, home goods, apparel, accessories and small batch apothecary.
Coming into a new year, everyone wants to better themselves. Whether that might be in their life, health or just to be more present. We found some great local fitness clubs that can help you reach your goals if you are looking to better yourself in the fitness/health department!
Here are some ideas from Anne Mauney on what to add to your life to make this year your healthiest one yet.
Chris Roughan of Roughan Interiors is well-known in Greenwich, New York City, Palm Beach and beyond for her warm and sophisticated style. Since 1994, she has focused on carefully listening to clients to create spaces they truly love to live in. “Every interior should be functional while remaining aesthetically purposeful and elegant,” says Roughan. One of her favorite times of year to decorate, in her own home as well as in those of clients’, is the holiday season. These are the places she goes to as she invests in quality pieces that will stand the test of time.
Get your holiday routine down pat with these simple tips.
Guys can be so hard to shop for, especially when it comes to holiday gifts. I tried to find different gifts that could be used not just for the holidays but also birthdays, father’s day.. You get it. Whether your guy is sporty, stylish, techie or just needs a new wallet, I’ve got gift ideas for you!
Here are the top 5 reasons I love the Life Time Kids Program!
This gift guide is something that I think you guys are going to love just because it’s all about decorating the home! I feel guilty spending money on new decor for the house, so the holidays are the perfect time to ask for and/or give the items we’ve been wanting! These are all items that I either have or want for my house, and they’re neutral enough that they could fit with any decorating style. These products will make your house not only good look, but smell AMAZING! Hope you enjoy this list as much as I do!
While putting together this guide, I wanted to put things on here that I’d like during any time of the year! These gifts are not just for the holidays but they can be for mother’s day, birthdays, graduation and really any special occasion! It’s basically your ultimate gift giving resource! Enjoy!!
Bringing you 7 of the best kids Christmas gifts in 2019! I tried to find the best gifts from customizable, to fun, to everyday necessities. The guide covers some unique Christmas and Holiday gifts for kids. Enjoy!