KIDS EAT FREE! Updated for 2015

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Last year, we shared our KIDS EAT FREE guide on Massapequa Family. People really love this, especially if you have a bunch of kids, like we do! Because the restaurants update regularly, and because we have some new ones to add, we thought we’d update our KIDS EAT FREE GUIDE FOR 2015!

By the way, just be aware that in most cases, “kids eat free” promotions do not allow the use of a second coupon o...

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Big Apple Circus Ticket Giveaway!

The Big Apple Circus is making its triumphant return to Cunningham Park in Fresh Meadows, Queens from May 17th to June 14th for its annual engagement with its all-new show, METAMORPHOSIS! Massapequa Mom, Dad and Family are happy to be hosting a giveaway where one of our readers will win a pair of tickets to the Friday, , May 22nd 6:30 pm show.

How to win?  We posted a question on our Facebook Pag...

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Imperfect Parenting Part 2

I want to thank the many parents who have reached out to personally thank me for my previous blog post on “Imperfect parenting”.  Many parents said it was refreshing to read someone else verbalize what they feel...

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Imperfect Parenting in a Perfect Town #statetesting

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Being a parent in 2015 is a huge challenge.  Raising children today is much different than when our parents raised us.  Let me rephrase that.  Raising children today for many “perfect” parents is much different than when our parents raised us.  Evidently, we got all messed up years ago.  Evidently, our parents didn’t know what they were doing.  Evidently, today’s generation of parents know better...

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Family Spring Festival 4/25/15


Family Spring FestivalThe Family Spring Festival will be held on Saturday, April 25, at Marjorie R. Post Community Park, Unqua and Merrick Roads, Massapequa, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. FREE event will be held rain or shine.

This event is being sponsored by the Town of Oyster Bay’s Department of Community & Youth Services, Cultural and Performing Arts Division (CAPA). For more information, call CAPA at 797-7925 or c...

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Summer Recreation Options

Town of Oyster Bay Summer Recreation Program
Registration Via Mail opens in April

Runs July 6 through August 14
Pricing (will update when available)

Call (516) 797-4125, option 1. Activities for children offered at TOB facilities during July and August. Call (516) 797-4125, option 1, for more information.
Mail-in registration...

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Free Ice Cream and Ices!

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We are coming down the homestretch!  The last few days of winter are here, and it is exciting to see the signs of spring and the FREEBIES to celebrate it!  FREE ICE CREAM AND ICES THIS WEEK!

Ice Cream, Ice Cream!!
Today, March 16, head over to one of the local Dairy Queen locations (there’s one here in Massapequa and one in Levittown) for a FREE small size soft-serve vanilla cone!

Friday, March...

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Featured #Massapequa #Business: MASSAPEQUA SIGNS, INC.

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March’s Featured Business of the Week is MASSAPEQUA SIGNS, INC.

Massapequa Signs, Inc.
5432 Merrick Road
Massapequa, NY 11758
Phone: 516-557-2712
Fax: 516-557-2713

Take a walk in and around Massapequa and you will certainly find plenty of signs created by Massapequa Signs, Inc.  I enjoyed looking at their portfolio on their website and on Facebook and seeing where they have made their mark!


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Mom Motivation


Most days we find ourselves working round the clock. As mothers (and often fathers!), we are up at the crack of dawn getting ready for the day. We prepare meals, take out everyone’s clothes, and get everybody ready for their day. Chores are endless and there are only 24 hours in a day...

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See Disney’s CINDERELLA at an advance screening in Deer Park, 3/10/15

Win a family four-pack of passes to see Disney’s CINDERELLA !

Tuesday, March 10th at 7PM
Regal Deer Park

Please note this screening is first-come first-serve, and seating is not guaranteed.

When we saw the previews to Disney’s CINDERELLA, we knew it was a movie we had to see. We are so looking forward to seeing this film with our family on March 10! Would you like to see it as well?  Enter below...

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