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How To Host An Arty Kids Birthday

Long-time pals and fellow Park Slope moms, Julia Austen-Brown and Melissa Vaughan (who live just two blocks away from each other and both have two kids a piece,) hit on the idea of doing a pop up craft pow-wows in people’s homes when they realized that, well, no one else was doing it.

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Cute Nursery Alert! We Love This Artistic New York Makeover

The floor-to-ceiling library rails, the garland-decked zebra head, the zingy bright art work; we had serious nursery envy when we saw little Charlie’s mood-lifting space. His parents Sarah (Hair Stylist) and Matt (Painter and Creative Executive) wanted to fashion out a space that felt “optimistic and fresh” for Charlie in their top-floor Williamsburg apartment.

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The Five Of The Most OMG Trends From New York (Kids) Fashion Weekend

New York Fashion Week’s mini upstart is petitePARADE; a biannual weekend of shows dedicated to kid’s fashion that’s just notched up its sixth season. Guests squeezed into a cozy warehouse space in Chelsea to scoff Press Tea pastries and spy the latest collections from CCandyIMOGAAlivia SimoneMischka Aoki and Bonnie Young. This is basically were the Suri’s and North West’s of the world (or their stylists) get their next season inspiration – we spotted P Diddy’s daughter, Chance Combs strutting down the catwalk. Here’s a rundown of the looks that caught our eye.

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Snow Day! Six Valentine’s Day Crafts To Fend Off Cabin Fever

A peek outside reveals that Brooklyn is cloaked in a thick blanket of snow – up to 12 inches in some places. Cue schools shutting, shops staying closed and a day when it’s perfectly acceptable to resort to a cartoon marathon. Because that snow ain’t stopping (even worse is turning to slushy ice-rain this afternoon – urgg!) To help fend off the inevitable apartment fever, we’ve rounded up some of the best crafty Valentine’s Day activities, which all utilize bits you probably have lurking in the back of your cupboards anyway – because seriously, who wants to embark on a glue gun expedition on a day like today.

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Gifting SOS: Inspired Presents For Three-Year-Old Kiddos

It’s day three of GIFT SOS. Time to quiz the folks at Acorn on Atlantic Avenue (it’s the looker with a pretty mint green exterior, bright yellow bench out front and duo of tidy box trees). Anyway there’s good stuff inside too. Since opening 10 years ago they’ve become a go-to for parents in search of […]

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Snow Alert! 8 Things You Need To Know About Dressing Little Ones For Winter

With temperatures set to nose dive this week and weather experts predicting a big freeze for NY during January and February, we decided it was time to geek-up on the art of keeping little ones warm in the cold. We caught up with Caribou Baby founder and mom-of-two Adriane Stare (who’s about to tick of her 10th Brooklyn winter). This […]

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