2 Women Help Create Pads For Single Dads; Back-to-School Things Parents Say


Here’s what’s happening?Today in the 914, according Westchester Woman: Two Women Help Create Pads For Single Dads; Back-to-School Things Parents Say; Grace VanderWaal on AGT; MORE.

1.) Sometimes single dads can have a little trouble making their house feel like home. That’s where SimplyHome2 comes in, a company started by Westchester women?Patty Frischman and Tanhya Schimel, who live in?Bedford and Armonk.

Their business SimplyHome2 helps fathers who are divorced or widowed to create a cozy home for them and their children. Read more about their endeavor in Westchester Magazine:

Designing Homes for Single Dads

SimplyHome2 Co-Owners Patty Frischman (l) and Tanhya Schimel (r). Photos courtesy of SimplyHome2 SimplyHome2 is a business catering to dads who are either divorced or widowed who want to create a home that is comfortable for them and their children.


2.) Though kids in Westchester haven’t gone back to school yet, they will soon and parents are beginning to brace themselves for the start of the school year.

Doyin Richards on Twitter

“Getting the kids ready for school in the morning without losing your mind” isn’t an Olympic event, but I think I deserve a medal (or a nap)

The Huffington Post put together a hilarious compilation of the funniest back-to-school tweets for every emotion a parent experiences when sending their kids back to school. Check it out below:

22 Hilarious Tweets From Parents Who Are Really Ready For School To Start

Having the kids go back to school is a mixed bag of emotions for parents there’s the stress of back-to-school shopping, the chaos of getting the kids ready and out the door in the morning and the excitement at finally having a moment of peace since school let out for summer.

3.) Today’s headlines:

Grace VanderWaal live on ‘AGT’ tonight

Grace VanderWaal, the 12-year-old from Suffern who became a global sensation after strumming one of her ukuleles on “America’s Got Talent” in June, will perform live tonight at 8 p.m. on NBC. “There’s a lot of nervous feelings but I just tell myself it’s just excitement,” she said last week about her upcoming performance.


Schraufnagel case: School had abuse complaint in 2011

Mother of sixth Chappaqua student allegedly abused by ex-drama teacher claims in court papers that 2011 complaint was ignored Chappaqua school officials knew as early as 2011 that former drama teacher Christopher Schraufnagel was accused of abusing students, new court filings claim.



7 dream-worthy Westchester, Rockland master bedrooms

One of the top 10 things homeowners want most? A fancy new bedroom with its own master suite and a walk-in closet. That’s according to Jonathan and Drew Scott, HGTV’s Property Brothers, who filmed the two most recent seasons of their show in Westchester and Rockland. And they should know.

Medical marijuana: 340 patients in Westchester

Buy Photo Medical marijuana that will be dispensed by Etain LLC will be come in various oil based forms, including tincture, oral spray, capsules, and vapor. The company will dispense the medical marijuana at its location on Main Street in Yonkers.