Mom of the Week

Camilla and Flavia- Owners of Zaniac Greenwich.  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? Camilla:  I love spending unstructured time with them.  Sitting on the floor with them when they are playing and just watching them learn and grow right before my eyes.  I have an 11-year old boy, a 9-year old girl and a 6-year old boy.   My biggest wish for...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have 4 children.  Max is turning 11, Leo is 9, Ava is turning 6 and Ben will be 3 in April.  I love taking them out for special dates and one-on-one time where we can have fun, really connect and make it all about them.  I try to plan a special date on a...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have two sets of twins (girls just over 7 and boys who are 4), and I love to go on cultural adventures with them.  I can escape my daily routine, whether it is at the Bronx Zoo, Peabody Museum at Yale, A New Victory Show in NYC or even just a day at the...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them?  I love spending time with my children Sophie, who is 10 and Ben, who is 7.  I love to spend time as a family and take advantage of where we live in Denver, Colorado and go to the mountains.  Our favorite mountain to ski together is Steamboat Springs.  To my husband’s chagrin, my son has...

  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love to put on great dance music and dance with them.  My husband and I are big music lovers and the kids have definitely inherited that trait.  I have a 6 year-old girl, a 4 year-old boy and a 2 year-old boy.  I hope that one day they have kids and a family like...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love spending time with my children.  No matter where it is or what we are doing, as long as we are spending quality time together.  My son is two and a half and my daughter is nine months old. My greatest wish for them is to be internally happy, to have inner conviction and to...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them?  My children are 4 and 3. Being a working mom, I make dinners for the beginning of the week on Sunday afternoons to make the week easier. So every Sunday, I teach my kids how to cook and they love it. They are getting pretty good at making sauce and meatballs! When and where are you...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have two boys, ages 3 1/2 and 2, and we love to explore together!  We moved to Abu Dhabi two years ago- and even now, so much feels new!  The desert is a favorite spot since the weather has cooled down here.  We love to cook out, hike the dunes and play in the...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have two girls ages three and seven.  I love doing new activities with them, and watching them experience and accomplish new things.  Whether it is jumping off a diving board, riding a chairlift, getting across the monkey bars, or catching a wave on a boogie board for the first time.  I will never get...

What do you love to do with your children? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love being outside with my kids.  It’s exhilarating watching them be so carefree.  I think my greatest wish for them is to have inner peace with themselves.  For them, at their cores to be happy individuals who find the positive in most situations. When and where are you the happiest? I am happiest at home on Sundays just hanging with...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? When and where are you the happiest? I love to be with my family and watch my children participate in their many sporting events.  I have three children; Foster is nine, Molly is nine, and Tommy is eight.  We are a very active family and my husband and I enjoy every minute of it!  My...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? What quality do you most admire in a mother? And what woman has had the biggest impression on you? I love being a mother.  I had an awesome mother, grandmothers, aunts and a whole host of woman who I've watched, learned from and have been loved by.  It is quite a challenge to find the...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My son and I love to go to nearby Meadow Farm and visit the animals.  He is three years old and loves to go “check on our friends”, as we say.  We will go over and see the sheep, chickens, cows, and pigs when the weather is not so great, to “make sure that they’re...

  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love being with my children- all of them.  My eldest are boys-17, 16 and 16 and my youngest is a girl, 7.  Sadly my three teenage boys are not that interested in being with me at this point in their life so I try to meet them on their page.  I go to their games,...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I am a proud Mom of two amazing little boys, Frankie (age 5) and Marcus (age 4), who are growing up faster than I ever imagined possible.  I love to do everything with them, including my turn at “meltdowns”, but specifically, I like to play what games and activities they are interested in.  Currently, it...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have 2 children.  My son Colin is 4 and my daughter Maeve is 2.  I live for family time on the weekends and we love to bring Colin & Maeve places.  I love to see their eyes light up when they experience something that brings them so much joy, like seeing Elmo at Sesame...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have two children, Teagan (girl), is 7 and Beckett (boy) is 4 and a half.  I love taking road trips with them and exploring “The Road Less Traveled”.  My greatest wish for them is to find happiness in whatever they want to do in life.  That they will understand that there will be bumps...

What do you love to do with your child? How old is he? And what is your greatest wish for him? I have one son who is 13 and ever, since he was little, one of our favorite things to do together was cooking.  We’d have “Max & Mom cooking classes” complete with an easle with ingredients and directions!  We’ve certainly progressed, from chocolate chip cookies to sushi!  My greatest wish for him is to find...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have 3 children.  Jack is 14; Dan is 12 ½; Molly is almost 11.  They are at great ages right now!  In the last year, traveling and taking them places has gotten so much easier and much more fun!  They all love to have new experiences… although that doesn’t always mean they like the...

  What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My children are almost 6, Sylvester, and almost 4, Francesca.  They are a day apart within 2 years so the joint birthday party (for now) is always fun.  My favorite time with them is summer because there is so much to do.  We love going to the zoo, aquarium, getting together with friends or just...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have three children and there are different things I like to do with each of them.  My oldest, Grace, is 12 and a bit of an old soul.  She loves to watch I Love Lucy with me (still a fave of mine), see Broadway shows and spend time at the Metropolitan Museum of Art...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My children are so much fun.  Lily is 9, and William is 6, and I think these are my favorite ages so far.  I have to say one of my favorite things to do with them is to read.  We read all sorts of things like chapter books or animal encyclopedias. Lily now...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My daughter will turn 6 this month.  My sons are 4 years old and 21 months.  I like to play outside with them.  We ride bikes, play soccer, build sandcastles, etc.  They really enjoy it and I do too.  My greatest wish is simply that they find happiness in life. When and where are you the...

    What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? Our sons Sean and Quinn are 19 and 14. As they have grown, what we do together has evolved. It is an amazing journey watching the transformation from toddlers to teens. One thing that has not changed is the time we always find to have amazing conversations. They are never planned and can happen at...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I have two sons: Zafran is 5 and Indi is 7 months old.  With Zafran I love to beat-box (vocal percussion) while he freestyles (makes up songs) about his toys over my beat.  I am always astonished by what he can create and I just love to watch how he expresses himself through dance!  We...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love to spend time in our Brooklyn neighborhood with my boys, 7 and 5.  After 14 years, I have never appreciated my neighborhood more than on the days when we are enjoying the playground, a local restaurant or even the grocery store cereal aisle while laughing with friends we’ve made along the way.  I...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My son, Uzi is 5 years old and my daughter, Wallis is 15 months.  I love taking them to the beach- no electronics, just good old fashion sand, water, and wind.  My greatest wish is that they are self-confident and they find careers that are gratifying to them. When and where are you the happiest? I am...

    What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? The boys are now 4 and 6, and we are an active bunch – always running around, for sports or no reason at all. But the projects I enjoy most are the ones that rely on imagination and craft – building forts out of branches and sheets, racetracks and rocket ships out of cardboard boxes...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? My daughter, Lila, just turned 5 and my son, Dar, will be 3 in August.  Nothing makes them (and me) happier than the beach, the sun and an arsenal of buckets and shovels.  I, like every mom on the planet, wish for them to lead healthy, happy lives.  Lives in which they wink at challenges,...

What do you love to do with your children? How old are they? And what is your greatest wish for them? I love playing with my children and making them laugh.  My daughter is 6 and my son is 4.  My greatest wish for them is that they are happy, healthy and love life. When and where are you the happiest? I am happiest when I am at home or on vacation with my family. If you could go...