• Best Of The Web: January 25-31

    Our Weekly Roundup Of Articles We Love

    By Whitney Casser

    Contributors: Sharon Beesley, Meghan Gearino, Elizabeth Raymond —

    Think pregnancy needs to slow you down? Watch Aimee Roseborrough rock climb at 8 months pregnant and think again! (Huffington Post)

    Comedian and new mom, Ahna Tessler, was shunned by “Funny or Die” after posting a skit of herself breast feeding her newborns. Justified? Check it out and decide for yourself. (NY Times)

    Is honesty really the best policy? Read as one mom explains the benefits and necessities of lying to your children… (CNN)

    Feeling a little sluggish with your new found pregnancy weight? Need a good laugh? Check out these awesomely awkward pregnancy photos. (iVillage)

    Start minding your Ps and Qs! Travel and Leisure just named NYC the rudest city in the USA. Thank you and have a nice day! (Travel and Leisure)

    Dino Day Care! A 190-million-year-old nursery (the oldest nesting site found to date!) was discovered in South Africa. (CBS News)

    While some think there will never be another Steve Jobs, parenting.com tells you how to raise your kid to become the next computer guru. (Parenting)

    Do men really strive for a son, while women pine for a daughter? Yes, according to a study by the journal Open Anthropology. (TIME)

    Picky eaters, rejoice! Sweet potatoes are yummy and colorful (which kids love), and can be served with almost any meal. (Perezitos.com)

    Teaching discipline, or horrible torture? A Brooklyn school policy limits children three bathroom breaks a week. (MSNBC)

    Check out this interview with Design Mom Gabrielle Blair. This blogger mommy of six discusses adoption, baby names and, of course, designing! (Marginamia)

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    Labor Day: West Indian Carnival Headdress & Mask Making At The Children’s Museum of Manhattan

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    US Open Viewing Picnic At Brooklyn Bridge Park

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    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

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    Toddler Tuesday At Lakeside Rink

    Get your little one on wheels at Toddler Tuesday at Prospect Park's Lakeside Rink. You and your kid can skate around... [more]

    Mad. Sq. Kids EXPLORE! In Madison Square Park

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    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

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    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

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    AMNH Fall Morning Bird Walks At Central Park

    Observe the beauty of fall bird migration with the American Museum of Natural History and ornithologists Paul Sweet (Tuesdays, 7... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

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    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    5Pointz Collaboration With The Children’s Museum Of The Arts

    Practice the art of graffiti while learning about the famous 5Pointz building in Long Island City, Queens. 5Pointz has hosted works... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

    12th Annual West Side County Fair At Riverside Park

    Join the Upper West Side community at Riverside Park for an afternoon at the county fair! The programming includes games,... [more]

    Natural Histories at American Museum of Natural History

    Now through October 2014, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History can learn how scientific illustration played a key... [more]

    IMAX: Great White Shark at American Museum of Natural History

    Narrated by Bill Nighy, Great White Shark, the latest IMAX documentary film at the American Museum of Natural History, gets... [more]

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