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And the winner of the Ultimate Baby Shower Giveaway is…

by Sandra Foyt

And the lucky winner of the Ultimate Baby Shower Giveaway is…Nicole T! Nicole, you will receive tickets for two (valued at $25/ticket for a total value of $50) to the Ultimate Baby Shower for New and Expecting Moms, hosted by The Children’s Guide, on September […]

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How You Can Help Upstate New York Recover

by Sandra Foyt

In recent weeks, New Yorkers have faced a series of unprecedented weather events, some more devastating than others. Earthquake. Hurricane. Tornados. Mud Slides. Flooding. Back to School. (Okay, maybe the last one was only emotionally traumatic for my dog.) There are a lot of families, […]

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Home Again, Home Again, Jiggity Jig

by Sandra Foyt

Remember the Staples Back to School Commercial? The one where parents waltz through the aisles, while the children trudge behind? Well, I’m not tossing school supplies into a cart with the same glee. I’m back home after a summer spent roaming the US, Canada, and […]

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How Popular Brands Market To Teens

by Kayla Foyt

TV and billboard ads do help to capture teenager’s attention. Big brands pay PR people a ton of money to get the public to choose their product. But Volcom and Monster aren’t popping up on the TV screen  nearly as frequently as Ronald McDonald is. […]

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What’s Your Safe Summer Boating Story?

by Guest Post

The following is a guest post by Dan Farkas. A week from now, summer will be over. I don’t know what happened to it either. With Labor Day serving as one final chance for millions to enjoy some summer fun, the National Safe Boating Council […]

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A Call to Help Our Neighbors In Schoharie County

by Sandra Foyt

A call has gone out to help our Capital Region neighbors who have lost so much due to flooding stemming from the recent Hurricane Irene storms. I’m reposting these announcements that have circulated locally via email and Facebook: The Villages of Schoharie and Middleburgh in […]

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Henry’s Crime and Strawberry Shortcake Winners

by Cie McCullough Buschle

Albany Kid has two giveaways contests to award tonight, one for the kids and one for the adults! Let’s start with the adults first: For the adults there was Have a Date Night on Us – Just You and Keanu Reeves. Only one DVD to give […]

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Giveaways Extended: Strawberry Shortcake and Henry’s Crime

by Cie McCullough Buschle

We here at Albany Kid always want to make winning easy for our readers, and we know that getting online during Irene wasn’t easy at all, so for that reason we are extending both giveaways until midnight Tuesday, August 28th, Eastern time. Yup. that’s right! […]

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The Winner of the Paper Culture Giveaway Is…

by Sandra Foyt

And the lucky winner of the easiest giveaway ever is…. Heather S! Heather, you will receive a $50.00 Gift Voucher that you can use to order any of the cards, stationery, and other customizable paper products from the award winning eco designer, Paper Culture. Thank […]

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The Three Fights Every Parent Has With Their Kid and How to Stop Them

by Guest Post

By Vanessa Van Petten, creator of RadicalParenting.com and author of the parenting book, “Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I’m Grounded?” When I was 16 I thought it was my Dad’s goal in life to make me miserable. I was convinced that he […]

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