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communication, community, compassion, covid-19, empathy, exhaustion, expectations, food, friends, gifts, gratitude, holiday, illness, keeping calm, kindness, loss, love, meltdowns, memories, pandemic, parenting, working, worry -

Holidays can be a hard time for anyone, but 2020 may be the worst of all.

It's Thanksgiving Eve.

According to NYS Governor, Andrew Cuomo, in his November 23, 2020 press conference, the best way to show your extended family you love them, is to stay home. NYS has a mandated limit of 10 person get-togethers. We are supposed to eat outdoors, wear masks, and shorten the visits.

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community, compassion, creation, emotions, expectations, gifts, guilt, imperfection, kindness, love, mothering, new baby, parenting, transitions -

Who Loves YOU? Your baby, of course. Your partner, of course. Your friends... Of course! How about you? Do you love yourself? Most of us do, but probably not all the time. Maybe not even most of the time. Having a baby can exacerbate this lack of self love. Somehow, that little being brings out your worst: your impatience, your sadness, your anger, your low self esteem, your GUILT! You fall into the comparison trap. You see other mothers at their best. You watch TV shows and movies with "Mom Impersonators". Screen writers condemn and make fun of your very...

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classes, community, empathy, empowerment, joy, love, memories, music, music together, parenting -

Music Together: Babies is an introduction to Music Together® for the infant to crawler (0-9 mo.) and their parent/caregiver. The music activities and materials are especially designed for parents who want to learn as much as possible about music development in infants. The music in this collection is compiled from other Music Together collections and is especially appropriate for infants who are not yet mobile.  Music Together: Babies is an introduction to Music Together® for the infant to crawler (0-9 mo.) and their parent/caregiver. The music activities and materials are especially designed for parents who want to learn as much...

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community, earth, Jasmine Wood, joy, memories, new paltz, outdoors, outside, play, Rita, summer, sunshine, swimming, toddler -

Once upon a summer afternoon, it was the month of June in the happening town of New Paltz, New York…

What to our wondering eyes did appear…? 

Naked babies of all colors, shapes and sizes playing happily together in a cool pool of shallow water.

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2011, baby store, community, creation, fall, grand opening, lactation consultant, mama, memories, NBNP -

Preparing for our Grand Opening at 15 Plattekill Ave in New Paltz, NY.

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