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Articles in "parenting"

A Will may be the most important document that you ever write. Here is why...

First haircut for my child? In one of those Asian hair salons in the Bensonhurst area. What a mistake. The haircut was awful and far from trendy. Here's a list of hair salons recommended by our group's members over and over, organized by neighborhood.  Click here to see the most comprehensive list for best children's haircuts in NYC area!

Want to teach your kids things that can bring them success? Give them household chores!

This one is for Daddy's <3

We are looking to giveaway (1) brand new premium baby stroller organizer in exchange for a detailed review of this 5-star rated and highly recommended product created by ZenKid.

A little about the product:

Exceptional quality, 2 deep insulated holders for bottles/sippy cups, spacious storage for diapers and of course, custom pocket for that brand new iPhone 6+! (disclaimer: you don't actually need to own iPhone 6 to qualify).

We couldn't resist not sharing this heart-felt, warm, and tear-jerking video with all mothers (expecting and active) of Russian Parents World. Hope this will put a smile on your face on this lovely 'wish-I-stayed-in-bed' rainy day! 


P.S. Remember this video when checking homework tonight! :)

Russian TV station did a social experiment and came to the conclusion that all one needs is 90 seconds to lure a child out of a playground. Watch and learn.

Here's a handy quick referency to First Aid CPR and Choking CPR.

One of the "Kings Plaza riot" organizers who told 1300 of his facebook friends yesterday to "turn shyt up".

When the bouncing bundle of joy arrives home for the first time, the last thing that new mothers are thinking is back pain. Often times the joy of being included in the world of natal care overbears listless concepts like back injury. But, of course, every mother has her “wall,” and with each “wall” comes tremendous physical grievance that most likely could have been avoided. Here are some tips on taking care of your children and averting serious problematic futures with your back...

Rarely does a Facebook status of one of our members catches our attention as much as the one in this story did. We thought we should share, and with Gil Tal's permission, posting it for all RPs to read.  Get ready, this will surely melt your heart and inspire you. 

A nursemaid's elbow is a common injury amongst children under the age of five. It is a result of the lower arm (radius bone) slipping out of its normal position at the elbow joint. Read on to learn how to avoid this injury and what to do if this injury does occur...

Purchasing your child’s school supplies?  Consider the following tips when purchasing the backpack...

It’s 9:55 AM at Neshama Preschool and classrooms are abuzz in a furious rush of activity of clean up time. To an outsider it might seem as though there is a hubbub of chaos, but as I walk through the classrooms, I notice the minute intricacies of clean up time which teachers attach so much value to. Each child is engaged in clean up as a sort of a fun game, where children are guided with creativity of the teacher to collect items based on size, number and color in designated spots.

Read about one of our Russian Parents, Anna Khavulya’s personal story, titled,  From Russia to Mazel, a Changing View on Education.  In her blog article, Anna writes about her experiences and expectations as a Russian mother and how  Mazel Day School impacted her family’s life. 

ALERT!!!  On May 17, 2012, in the area of Trump Village in Brooklyn, NY (around Ocean Pkwy to West 5th) we were notified by a member of the group, of a young Spanish deranged woman claiming that the baby in the stroller was hers, click for more information...

***Update - a member of our group that has an altercation with this woman sent in a photo of her.

Recommended first (1st) shoes for babies / tots.

Reading list recommendations for kids ages 5-7.

Real advice, from Russian Parents, who lived through and survived potty-training.

List of recommended Parenting Books as recommended by the members of the Russian Parents Group.

List of recommended books recommended by the members of the Russian Parents group.

Survive the pacifier weaning stage with these tips from our members.