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Stop and Be a Child Again

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 04.22.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Children are always in the moment. Watching them reminds us what it felt like when we were kids. We played too, we had fun, we were spontaneously in the moment... and we laughed. You remember that, right?

A Bookstore Holds More Than Just Books

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 03.26.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Bookstores don't only hold books, they hold promises. Promises for new adventures, where new people and characters enter our lives with fascinating stories to tell us.

BAM, BAM, BAM: A Boy, a Chef and a Dream

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 03.09.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

ecently I was thinking about a little boy named Jared who came to live at one of the group homes in Westchester. He was about 5 or 6 years old. We never know the children's back stories, nor their current situations there, except that most of them were orphaned and understandably confused when they first arrive.

Nobody Cancelled

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 04.21.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

The joy our volunteers know awaits them is motivation to keep their promise to be here. Despite the meteorologist's urging, "Severe weather warning, stay home if you can," they know that once they sit on the floor to read with the children, there's no memory of the arctic cold.

A Reading Buddy

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

When you are a child, reading alone can be lonely. If you don't know the meaning of a word, there's no one to ask, and if you stumble on a pronunciation, no one will help you smooth it out. So we decided to design a pilot program called "Pajama Program Reading Buddy Plus.

31 Photos Of Cozy Kids Rockin' Their Christmas Pajamas

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.24.2014 | Parents

Holiday food, music, and gifts are all good fun. But perhaps the cutest part of this season is kids and babies in their new seasonal pajamas. For ...

HuffPost Teams Show Off Their Comfy Holiday Pajamas

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver, Sarah Klein & Michelle Persad | Posted 12.17.2014 | Style

Each December, HuffPost editors eagerly await the cozy sweaters that Arianna Huffington gives her employees for the holidays. The tradition dates back...

Books as Chariots

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 02.09.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

So many youngsters and teens alike are facing difficult days as the holidays near. They are in search of another world, a more loving community, a l...

Saturday Night FOMO

Bianca Heyward | Posted 01.29.2015 | Style
Bianca Heyward

As someone who primarily works out to wear my new soul cycle gear, it's safe to say my favorite new articles of clothing influence my plans. Seeing as most of my evening ensembles don't really match with wind, rain, or snow, that gives me extra incentive to stay home at night.

Who Benefits More...the Children ... or the Volunteers?!

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 01.20.2015 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Volunteers enter our magical world and immediately lose their adult demeanor. They stop being grown-up and in moments revert back to the cuddly, carefree children they themselves once were.

Robin Wright's New Pajama Line Will Make You Love Her Even More Than You Already Do

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Style

There's a brand new way to go to bed with "House of Cards" every night, other than signing into your Netflix account. Robin Wright has teamed up wi...

That's My Boy!

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

There is nothing quite as touching as watching a group of children sitting quietly, though quite anxiously, for their names to be called to receive a ...

The HOUR of Inspiration

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 12.14.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

There are few instances in life when you see true inspiration in action, when it's standing in front of you, revealed right before your eyes. More t...

Does What We Wear To Bed Affect Our Sleep?

Rubin Naiman, Ph.D. | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Rubin Naiman, Ph.D.

In disrobing at bedtime we shed our waking world personas, revealing deeper aspects of who we are. This private picture of our night self, typically shared only with close friends, family, and intimate partners, is framed by our bedclothes.

A Little Girl, 10 Years Later

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Time flies. Yes, we hear that everyday don't we? And on some days we see it too. Time flies. Can you see a difference you've made in someone's life...

How To Wear Actual Pajamas And Still Look Like A Grown-Up

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 09.04.2014 | Style

The mark of a true adult is someone who can do their own taxes owns a proper pair of pajamas. And if you're anything like us, chances are you're s...

I Am Woman

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 10.19.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I am not fashion conscious. I can honestly say that I've never spent a cent on Vogue, Allure, Cosmopolitan, or any fashion magazine, for that matter. If you ask me the brand name of the blouse or slacks I'm wearing, I would have no idea.

What Do the Children Need?

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 10.11.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

We are getting a crystal clear understanding of the world these children live in. We're asking two key questions -- and the answers are providing insights that are more profound than we imagined.

Seeing Our Way to Foster Care Solutions

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Day by day they are working to shed light on the issues and problems they see, and they are paving the way for families to heal and re-start their lives. Let's not be blinded by the maze of blame.

A Home Run in the Midst of the World Cup!

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 08.26.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

We are in the midst of World Cup soccer play, but this week has been a HOME-RUN for those of us in the early-learning literacy arena. On Tuesday, June...

From the Sheets to the Streets: Sleepwear-Inspired Clothes

Casper | Posted 08.24.2014 | Style
Casper

Here are some sleeper pieces that are perfect for lazy brunches, midweek hangovers -- even casual days at the office. That whole getting-out-of-bed thing just got a whole lot easier.

Teaching Teens Money

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 08.03.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

Don't you just love these Spring days? We might just get a Spring in NYC after all - and we feel like we certainly deserve it after the winter we endu...

Why Pajamas Are The Key To Health And Happiness

Posted 05.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Beth Ricanati, M.D. for YouBeauty.com Everyday wellness is about taking care of yourself and feeling good, every day -- and every night. It does...

Three Dreams

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 07.13.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

I have come to realize there are 3 dreams wrapped up in Pajama Program #1 The children's dreams. If they are afraid, they want to feel protected and...

Notes from the Children

Genevieve Piturro | Posted 06.14.2014 | Impact
Genevieve Piturro

The "Kid Blog" on our Pajama Program website is full of sweet and tender notes and drawings from children who receive our pajamas and books. On a dail...