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December 10, 2015

Adele's "Hello" has shattered all download, streaming and sales records.  It also has caused a release of plenty of parodies, but the one that will resonate most with parents and especially moms will be this one. 

July 7, 2015

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

June 26, 2015

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

June 26, 2015

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!

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October 10, 2014

This one is for Daddy's <3

October 8, 2014
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June 26, 2014

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.

March 12, 2014

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

February 18, 2014

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

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January 18, 2014

We wish we knew this trick when our child was young and colicky. Or when they'd wake up 10 times a night. Here's one cool trick to calm the baby down. Will it work for you? If not, perhaps try another "hypnotizing" singer?! We say just go with whatever makes your baby happy!

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January 7, 2014

What an amazing testament to moms. Got us all teared up.

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December 24, 2013

A sketchy look at family life: Daddy's on childcare duty while mummy gets the ice creams
Pretty darn close to what my hubster goes through on the playground!

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December 12, 2013

тронуло до слез. Стих Ирины Самариной

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December 7, 2013

This video will show you how very important it is to teach children how to share person information with emergency workers, to know when to call emergency services and other safety tips.

October 22, 2013

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...

October 4, 2013

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. 

October 4, 2013

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...

September 21, 2013

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

August 9, 2013
June 14, 2013

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. 

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May 12, 2013

Our very own RP member, uber-talented singer, Alexander Mayzlin, has kindly shared with the rest of the Russian Parents community the song he sang for his Mother - "MAMA".   

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April 27, 2013

You know when you're just standing there, doing something, and then a song comes on from out-of-nowhere, and it just reminds you of the love of your life, your awesome husband or wife. Well, here's a song by one of our talented Russian Parents group member, Alex Mayzlin (, that does just that!

June 1, 2012

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.

March 15, 2012

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

March 13, 2012

Reading list recommendations for kids ages 5-7.

March 5, 2012

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

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March 1, 2012

PART 1 - Документальные фильмы, снятые о семье Никитиных в 60-е – 80-е годы, телепередачи, видеозаписи выступлений Бориса Павловича и Лены Алексеевны, семейные видеозаписи.

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March 1, 2012

PART 2- Документальные фильмы, снятые о семье Никитиных в 60-е – 80-е годы, телепередачи, видеозаписи выступлений Бориса Павловича и Лены Алексеевны, семейные видеозаписи.

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March 1, 2012

PART 3- Документальные фильмы, снятые о семье Никитиных в 60-е – 80-е годы, телепередачи, видеозаписи выступлений Бориса Павловича и Лены Алексеевны, семейные видеозаписи.

January 24, 2012

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

January 20, 2012

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

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January 11, 2012

finger gymnastics games for children (in Russian)

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January 11, 2012

Ask any child about their favorite playground activities and they may mention the swings, slides, bars or various other playground games and equipment. But there are many more games that can be played on the playground that will utilize thinking and creativity. Here are some.

January 2, 2012

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