Save Trees this Month with #shopcartons

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by Senior Reviewer Maytal Wichman How cool would it be if you could donate a tree simply by sending a tweet? During the month of July Choose Cartons are donating up to 10,000 trees so feel free to tweet as often as you like! Here’s what you have to do: The folks at the blog, […]

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Meeting Marlo Thomas & St. Jude’s Thanks and Giving Campaign

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor I had the incredible pleasure to have lunch with Marlo Thomas, a 8 year old patient from St. Jude’s named Arianna, her mother and a small group of writers and editors last week in NYC. Ms. Thomas was humble as she described her role at St. Jude’s, “I’m just a […]

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Think About the True Meaning of the Holidays with Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor —  During this Holiday Season, we should remember about teaching our little ones to think about doing good for others, as well as celebrating the upcoming festivities. This season, Boys & Girls Clubs of America invites you to think about the true meaning of giving with their 3rd annual Give […]

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Donate to Give Kids The World and have Your Donation Matched! #givingtuesday

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 By Amanda Gurall, Contributor Giving Tuesday is a great day to give to your favorite charity and makes the perfect bookend to all the nice meals and holiday shopping many of us have been doing lately.  I want to share the organization my family has chosen to support this year, Give Kids the World. Did […]

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Take Graco’s Buckle Up For Safety Pledge & Graco Will Donate $1 to Safe Kids

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By Nancy Johnson Horn, Editor Today is the last day to sign Graco’s “Buckle Up for Safety” pledge. They are trying to reach their $10,000 donation goal to Safe Kids USA for Child Passenger Safety Month and they need your help! For every person that takes the Buckle Up for Safety Pledge, Graco will donate […]

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Recap: Sandra Lee World’s Largest Bake Sale in NYC Helps to Stamp Out Child Hunger

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By Nancy Horn, Editor When I was growing up, we didn’t have a lot of extra money, but we never went hungry. However, a lot of kids in the US can’t say the same thing. Did you know that 16 million children (that’s 1 in 5) struggle with childhood hunger? Recently, I attended Sandra Lee’s […]

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NYC Event: Don’t Miss Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever On Nov. 19!

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by Contributing Blogger Maytal Wichman If you’re a mom or about to be a mom and live near NYC – you’re in luck! Big City Moms are hosting The Biggest Baby Shower Ever on November 19th! Learn about baby gear and accessories, sample products, play games, shop and attend educational seminars while enjoying yummy treats […]

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How to Help Hurricane Sandy Victims (Updated 11/8)

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For those of us who were not adversely affected by Hurricane Sandy, but want to help, here is a list of helpful links from sites around the web and via facebook info. This list will be updated as we get new info. Since I live in Queens, spend a lot of time in Manhattan and […]

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School lunches vs. Packing Lunches: How to keep both healthy #Lunchthefilm

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Like all parents I make sure I try to feed my children the healthiest lunches possible.  We’ve gone between buying lunches and making lunches for both kids.  The Mama Maven Blog is excited to join the “Healthy Eating Habits Start from the Ground Up” blog campaign, which features Lunch, a documentary that shines a light […]

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