Providing Professional Doula Services to Families in Greenwich, Westchester and NYC

June 2016

As many of you know this past month Northeast Doulas held our 4th annual “No Child Wet Behind” 5k and family fun day. We are grateful for the support that makes this event possible each year and look forward contributing to No Child Wet Behind's growth each year. As No Child Wet Behind continues to gain momentum, we are able to help struggling families throughout the nation. 

This year seventeen cities participated in this amazing nationwide cause, each donating to a beneficiary within their community. 

A total of 202,431 diapers have been collected to date! 

A special and sincere thank you to the mayor of White Plains, Thomas Roach who happened to take the bronze medal for 3rd place in our 5K fundraiser race.

Another special thank you to the Commissioner of Social Services, Kevin McGuire, the Deputy Commissioner of Social Services, John Befus and Wendy Armstrong and Michelle Memoli from...Read more

Ahh. Father's Day. The bright summer sun, the smell of the grill sizzling, the sound of the kids splashing in the pool. 

Father's Day is a day that celebrates the contribution that fathers, and father figures, make for their children. 

You may be looking to facilitate a fun filled day of activities to celebrate and acknowledge the great man your kids call Dad. 

After 20+ years of Father's Day activities with my husband and my girls, I am here fill you in on some essentials to ensure you and your children give dad a great Father's Day!

1. Close the door!

I am pretty sure that as soon as a man becomes a father he becomes obsessive and controlling over all HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) systems. WHY?! Is it because he wants to provide thermal comfort and acceptable indoor air quality for his family? Is it because he has adopted the practice of being extremely frugal in spending money? Is it that it simply brings him joy to be in control of it? 

I honestly don't know. All I know is that you should close the door. You should also make sure that your kids know to close the door. Do not leave the door open. This is very serious. 

2. Turn off the lights!

Again, I can't say for sure why this is a thing. But this is also very important. Don't get me wrong, I totally respect the...Read more