Traveling to Grandma’s Pt. 2: How to Help Your Kids Feel at Home When They’re Not

With the holidays approaching, many of us are preparing for the trek to visit family. These adventures can be fun, but they can also trigger meltdowns and other less-than-ideal behaviors

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Holiday Tipping and Gifting to Service Providers

You’ve been shopping like a mad person, checking off one recipient after another on your list. But wait, did you forget something? What about all those people who do the

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Teacher’s Gifts – Gift Ideas For the Person Who Spends More Time With Your Child Than You Do

If your child is in school, they are spending many hours a day with their teacher. Come holiday time, it’s a nice gesture to give a small token of your

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Un-Selfish Shopping: Teaching Your Kids It’s Not All About Them

You’ve been putting off your gift shopping in the hope that the perfect window of time will materialize, devoid of crowds and your kids. But procrastination has left you with

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Helping Hands: How the Kids Can Help with Thanksgiving Prep

Helping Hands: How the Kids Can Help with Thanksgiving Prep Hosting Thanksgiving is a huge undertaking, even for the most skilled host(ess). When you’re preparing for a gathering, it can

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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day From all of us here at Tickle Water, we’d like to wish all the moms out there a Happy Mother’s Day. As I mentioned way back at the

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Fun activities for kids this Spring Break

For most students in New York City, this week is Spring Break. So, with your kids home from school, many of you might be looking for things to do to keep

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A fun idea for a healthy kids drink for this St. Patricks Day

By Heather, Jayger’s Mom It’s now mid-March, so that means we’re starting to see green. Green Apple, that is! Here at Tickle Water, we’ll be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day with a

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Valentine’s Day, Shouldn’t We Love One Another Everyday?

By Heather, Jayger’s Mom In the last few posts, I’ve been responding to some pretty heavy material, like the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan and the challenges of child nutrition.

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Christmas in New York

Possibly more sparkling than Tickle Water— By Heather, Jayger’s Mom Colorado born and bred, I’m here 13 years now and the magic of Manhattan in December still takes my breath away.

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