Long Island Living

Montauk Point Lighthouse

When we first moved to Long Island a few years ago we were strangers to suburbia. Like a coupleView full post »

The Mama Bears Spring Collection of Favorite Blog Posts

Collection of Spring Favorites

Okay so never mind the fact that as I write this there is now snow falling outside and a rumor going aroundView full post »

The Mama Bears Sherwood-Jayne House Winter Hike Long Island

A Winter Hike at Sherwood-Jayne House

Today we’re sharing with you one of our favorite little nooks on Long Island. The Sherwood-Jayne HouseView full post »

Favorite Long Island Holiday Events

Every year, the holiday season begins so abruptly that it catches me off guard. Here we are, playing catch-upView full post »

Autumn fun for Long Island families

Autumn Fun for Long Island Families

It’s that time of year again, folks. Time for the inevitable arrival of those awkward two weeks or so right atView full post »

The Mama Bears Old Westbury Garden Find a Fairy Event Things to Do with Kids Long Island

Old Westbury Gardens: Find a Flower Fairy

http://www.themamabears.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/15-3339-post/Fairy-Music.m4v Last month we had theView full post »

The Mama Bears Sag Harbor Visit

An Afternoon on the East End

There are times when a full day of activities and all manner of pursuits are on the agenda and then thereView full post »

The Mama Bears Spring Collection of Favorites Avalon Park

Avalon Park & Preserve

The forecasted foot of snow this weekend notwithstanding, spring is definitely in the air! Do you feel it? IView full post »

10 Great Long Island Winter Activities

10 Great Long Island Winter Activities

You can always count on me to be the first to pipe right up about how much I love winter. Come mid-November orView full post »

Adult-Friendly Fall Activities on Long Island

I have no doubt in my mind that you, like I, love all of that autumn kidtastic fun you see everywhere this time ofView full post »

Sweetbriar Nature Center with Littles

Recently we had the opportunity to meet some friends at the Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown, a localView full post »

Long Island Farm Classes

Twice a year, in the spring and fall, I sign my cubs up for farm classes at Benner’s farm, a privateView full post »