How soon should my child be walking or cruising?

By Magdalena Oledzka, PT, MBA, PCS, pediatric physical therapist and pediatric rehabilitation section manager at the CA Technologies Rehabilitation Center at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York Walking is another activity that has a wide range of normal. If your child is “cruising,” (holding on to furniture and stepping…

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Blueberries are in season!

Made this last week. It’s amazing!! Great to bring to a summer dinner party. Blueberry Crisp Recipe courtesy The Neelys     Rated 5 stars out of 5 Total Time: 1 hr 0 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 40 min Yield: 4 to 6 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 6 cups…

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How to train for a triathlon

After my spinning class today, I had the chance to speak with a very fit woman who is a “professional” triathlete. She arrives to spinning class a bit late after she swims for about 45 minutes in the pool. She’s got her hair slicked back, smells of chlorine, and is…

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What did you have for your bbq?

4th of July, relaxing summer weekends, long days at the beach or sailing on the sound. How many barbeques have you had this summer, so far? And what have you made for them? Let’s see, I’ve had sliders, steak, london broil, tonight I had lobsters with melted butter. Haven’t had…

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Networking Moms And Dads

Networking Moms and Dads Here’s a blog we got in today written from a teen’s perspective. Hey, move!! I need to check my Facebook account. Let me see how many updates and friend requests I have.” Rings a familiar bell? Well yes it is quite common these days aint it.…

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Triathlon Training Plans for your first race

Triathlon Training Plans The thought of getting ready for a short triathlon can be a daunting prospect for the average athlete. Brendon Downey explains some of the key points to ensure that individuals can get ready to do their first triathlon. Triathlon, it conjures up images of extremely fit, lean…

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Tweens – always up to something!

Tweens – they are always up to something. That age between 8- 12, not a kid and not yet a teen. tough period for sure if you live with one, especially girls, because I have two and that’s what I know about. Juliette, my oldest, came up with this brilliant…

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Fireworks… did they come to your town?

Fireworks are great to watch and I look forward to them every year. This year, however, some towns and cities cannot afford them or the “show” is much smaller. With tax revenues down, many cities just can’t fit them into the budget. For some towns in Massachusetts, Missouri and Texas,…

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Dylans Candy Bar… a sweet tooth’s dream

Have you ever been to the most famous candy store in the world? Or maybe in NYC? If not, it’s definitely worth the trip into the bustling city of New York. While my nieces were visiting this summer, we decided to take them into New York City, a place they…

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Shop for Denim Shorts

Shop for Denim Shorts Taken from the pages of Elle Magazine, I came across some great finds for our absolute favorite… denim shorts. You totally can live in these all summer long! Here are my favorites!  I especially love the orange denim. What’s your favorite?       7 For…

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When should my baby roll over?

When should my baby roll over? We are lucky enough to feature a wonderful woman who’s specialty is pediatric physical therapy and rehabilitation. Meet  Magdalena Oledzka, PT, MBA, PCS, pediatric physical therapist and pediatric rehabilitation section manager at the CA Technologies Rehabilitation Center at Hospital for Special Surgery in New…

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Dustin Hoffman: On Being a Woman

Dustin Hoffman breaks down crying explaining something that every woman sadly already experienced I was forwarded this video of Dustin Hoffman talking about his role as a “not pretty” woman in Tootsie (an old movie totally worth seeing). This video should be shown to every male you know who looks…

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Keeping bugs off basil plants made easy!

Keeping bugs off basil plants in my garden can be easy without using harsh chemicals. I love basil, and so do my garden bugs. I started off the summer with these huge, thick, gorgeous basil plants I bought at Shop-Rite. Every evening for dinner, I would pick a handful of…

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Mistakes when Training for a Triathlon

Training for a Triathlon Training for a triathlon is a huge feat within itself. You don’t want to fall prey to some major mistakes while training for a triathlon before you even start. Here are four simple tips to get you on the “right foot”! 1) Too Much More is…

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Crispy Kale Recipe- Totally Addictive

Kale, what do you really do with it. I think of it as greens, but never grew up knowing how to prepare it, eat it or enjoy it.  I don’t think it was ever in my moms vocabulary.  After much research, and lots of trial and err, I finally figured…

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Keeping Cyber Success in Site

I’d like to share with all of you an article that came out this month in May’s Shape Magazine about my daughter, Juliette and myself. Over the last 7 years we have worked to create a site for young girls that is fun, creative, educational, inspiring, social and safe! After reading…

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Sick- need a home cooked meal delivered?

Have You Ever Wanted to Organize Meals for a Friend after a Birth, Surgery or Illness? It’s called Meal Train. One of the most interesting sites I’ve come across in a very long time. This is what a meal train is all about! In 2012, Andrea Harman discovered that she had…

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Be a featured blogger on Moms With Girls

We are looking for creative bloggers who have something interesting to say on all sorts of topics relating to being a mom. Especially a mom of a girl, since that’s why we started this site. We are a “sister” site to the ever popular  www.missoandfriends.com which is for girls, by…

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essie cosmetics and TOMS Gear Up for One Day w/o Shoes

NEW YORK, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — essie cosmetics is proud to announce it will join forces again with TOMS on April 10, 2012 to support One Day Without Shoes, TOMS’ global campaign to raise awareness of the millions of children at risk for disease and infection as they grow up without shoes.  A special limited edition nail…

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Essential Tips When Choosing A College

Essential Tips When Choosing A College Choosing a college is a tough decision. Here is a great guide I came across that may help the process a little bit. Be patient, listen to your child about what they are interested in studying or the location where they might like to…

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Join these discussions

Check out these popular discussions from Miss O Moms community What’s your resolution that you are really going to stick with? Eating healthy and working out at least 4 days a week. I’m a pretty good eater but this holiday week I probably indulged in too much chocolate, cookies, “big”…

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What is a triathlon, really?

It’s made up of three parts. It’s important to work on all three sections but probably the toughest part is the swimming. So spend extra time there. Swim For a lot of people the swim is often the area that creates the most fear of triathlons. A 400m swim can…

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