Melinda Murphy

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The Trick to Treatin'

Last year was Maisie’s first time trick-or-treating. Of course, at the tender age of one, she really didn’t get it, but my little lady bug did delight in ringing the doorbell.

Help! My Kid's a Monster

Well, it was bound to happen. My perfect, little girl has turned into a tantruming two-year-old monster.

Apple-picking With the Apples of My Eye

I was at a birthday party this week and heard a little boy going on and on about apple-picking.

School Daze

Our goal as parents is to teach our kids to be independent souls. As the years go by, we watch them become more and more able.

The Blaze

Wahoo! I’m so excited because it’s almost time for The Blaze!
The what, you ask? The Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor, of course!

To Cell or Not to Cell?

I’m a little freaked out about how good Maisie is with my iPhone. Since...

Little Scoops of Love

Wow. Can you believe the summer is over? The whole thing has just whizzed by, it seems. Of course, when you have a newborn, one day kind of melds into another.

Your Kids' Lunch—Just a Mouse Click Away

It’s hard to believe the summer is almost over and school is about ready to start. Man, time flies all the faster the older I get.

The Bronx Zoo? Try The Greenburgh Nature Center

Maisie is absolutely, totally, and completely head-over-heels in love with our dog, Digby, a beautiful mixed breed who was born in a shelter.

The Place to Be—Really

I happen to love “The Best of Westchester” edition of Westchester Magazine. I’m not just saying that because I work here, but because it’s a really handy, dandy guide to the county.

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