How to make butter, a port-o-potty, or a toddler brush her teeth
Lots of advice and tips this week including how to get your toddler to brush her teeth, where to see real waterfalls in Manhattan and more.
Adoptive families has a wonderful collection of essays written by adoptive parents addressing the many painful and difficult questions and comments adoptive parents frequently face. Find some strength and ammunition from these smart and tough parents.
Food Files. Gothamist updates us on the future of Florent which had its last day on Sunday and its not as bad as it could be, and the NY Times reports on the challenges of summertime nutrition with all that awful camp food.
Meanwhile, Ohdeedoh has a fun activity for a summer day: Make butter. Turns out it's super easy. All you need is some heavy cream , a jar, and kids to shake it. Sounds like a great way to burn off some steam when trapped indside on a rainy day.
Parent Hacks has been collecting camping tips. Our favorite: how to make a port-a-potty for camping trips.
- News: Applications for Free Summer Camps, Two Central Park Playgrounds Close for Renovations, Broadway Auditions for Kids
- News: Time to Apply to Kindergarten, New Residents at NYC Zoos, Free Coding Classes for Teens, Free Support for New Parents
- Help Redesign NYC Playgrounds at Parks Department Community Meetings
- News: Baby Harbor Seals Debut at Central Park Zoo, Times Square Loses a Legendary Restaurant, Ice Sledding for Children with Special Needs & Free Ice Cream!