Talking About School Readiness And How To Prepare Your Child on NBC Connecticut. Watch The Segment!

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For many kids school readiness doesn’t just happen automatically. Check out my segment on NBC Connecticut with NBC Connecticut's Kerri-lee Mayland on what you should be doing this summer to prepare your little one for pre-school! … [Read more...]

Getting Kids To Help Out Around The House. My Tips Today On NBC Connecticut!

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The benefits of having kids help around the house are enormous (and not just for parents) from enhancing language development, to boosting their self-esteem to teaching them responsibility. Now the question is, how do we get kids to do this? Well, … [Read more...]

Talking “Toddlers & Technology” Today on NBC Connecticut!

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How much time in front of the iPad is too much? One of the many problems we face today with modern parenting. Well this morning I chatted with NBC Connecticut’s, Kerri-Lee Mayland, about “Toddlers & Technology!” So how much screen time is too much? … [Read more...]

Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween. My Tips Today On NBC Connecticut!

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I’ve been fortunate to have done a lot of tv segments and this one was one of my all time favorites! This morning I appeared live on … [Read more...]

My Birthday Party Planning Ideas, This Morning On NBC Connecticut!

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It’s birthday party planning season for many of us parents including myself and NBC Connecticut’s news anchor, Kerri-Lee Mayland! So this morning we chatted on NBC Connecticut about birthday party ideas for your child’s next birthday!   First things first … [Read more...]

My Tips For Celebrating Dad This Father’s Day And Beyound On NBC Connecticut!

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Father's Day is tomorrow, but you don't have to buy dad a present to celebrate Father's Day! Give him the best present you have and that is the gift of time! Here are my tips from my NBC Connecticut segment with anchor, Kerri-Lee Mayland, for celebrating dad this Father's Day and beyond!   Let dad plan a family day. Dad often goes with the flow and let’s Mom and the kids plan family outings. But whether it’s attending a sporting event or spending a day at the arcade, let Dad plan a fun day with the family. Make an … [Read more...]

Operation Organization! My Tips For Organizing Your Child’s Room On NBC Connecticut!

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If you've got kids, they've got toys and getting organized can be a chore! So yesterday I sat down with Kerri-Lee Mayland, an Emmy Award winning anchor at NBC Connecticut to share my best tips for organizing your child's room!   Use a simple sorting system. Use plastic shoebox containers for smaller toys like Barbie clothes and Happy Meal toys. Larger lidded bins can be used for blocks, trucks and cars, and lightweight bins or boxes can be used for stuffed animals. Try looking for fun colors for the boxes to add pops of color to your child's room.   Bring The … [Read more...]

My Traveling With Kids Tips On NBC Connecticut. Watch The Segment!

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Never dread traveling with your kids again! Check out my "Are We There Yet?" traveling with kids segment which aired on NBC Connecticut. The tips are guaranteed to make your next road trip smooth sailings or at least better. :) Click on the screen below to watch. … [Read more...]

“Are We There Yet?” My Travel Tips Today On NBC Connecticut!

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If you've ever traveled with your kids, you know it's not easy. With a few tips and tricks though, traveling with kids can actually be fun. So this morning, I sat down with Kerri-Lee Mayland of NBC Connecticut and shared my tips for your next road trip! Go High Tech - Let kids answer the annoying question for themselves! Give your kids your smart phone open to the Waze app and let them track your route. Then the parents can ask the kids, “Are we there yet?” Play A Game - Watch for cars with out-of-state license plates and challenge each person to be the … [Read more...]

Catch Me Monthly On NBC Connecticut!

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Good news to share! I will now be appearing as a regular guest on NBC Connecticut! I will be talking about all things parenting with the show’s anchor and Emmy-award winning journalist, Kerri-Lee Mayland. So if there’s a topic you’d like to see us talk about, please send it along and perhaps you’ll see it during my next segment! … [Read more...]