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Melinda Murphy

  • Parting Is Such Sweet Sorrow

    This is my last Kids ‘R’ Ours blog. While I’ve really loved dragging my kids all over Westchester trying out various cool things to do, it’s time to slow down and catch our breath for a bit.
  • Ten Lords a Leapin”

    Big sigh. Another big sigh. The holidays are finally over. The frenzied rushing around is done. All is calm. NOT!
  • Best Sledding Hills

    Wow! Talk about getting hammered with snow!
  • Making Christmas Memories

    I usually write about all the cool stuff to do in Westchester, and this one is no different.
  • Shopping Tips for Grinches

    A couple of people have asked me if I’m going to review cool toys for this year.
  • Holiday Season, Westchester Style

    For some reason, it’s hard to believe that the holiday season is here.
  • Giving Back

    I always find myself not only feeling grateful this time of year, but also a little guilty.
  • Thanksgiving Cooking for Kids

    With Thanksgiving coming up, I have visions of turkeys and cranberries dancing in my head.
  • Healthy Sleep Habits

    When my daughter woke us up at 5:45 this morning because her biological clock said it was 6:45, my husband said, “I used to like when we switched from Daylight Saving Time.”
  • Ted E. Bear Hospital

    Hudson is the sweetest baby on the planet. Sure, he cries, but mostly when he wants something, he simply squawks like a teradactyl.