Author Archives: Wendy Sachs

Wendy Sachs

About Wendy Sachs

Wendy Sachs is an Emmy award-winning network television producer, former Capitol Hill press secretary and the author of the critically acclaimed book on balancing career and family, “How She Really Does It: Secrets of Successful Stay-at-Work Moms". A well known journalist and blogger , Wendy is an expert on parenting and work/life issues and has appeared on dozens of TV and radio shows including NBC’s “Today” show, “Good Morning America,” FOX’s “Good Day New York,” CBS’s “Up to the Minute,” Oprah’s XM Sirius radio show and Martha Stewart's Sirius radio show.

Flu Season is Coming

Child Getting Flu Shot

Back to school means fall is around the corner which unfortunately welcomes the start of the flu season. Read more


The Power of Giving


As we begin this season of giving and giving thanks, Ganz Parent Club wants to invite parents and their kids to participate in a Giving Back contest. Read more


It’s Spring, Let’s Go Skiing!

Let's go Skiing

For those who would rather not be sitting on a chair lift with whipping winter winds blowing at their ski parkas, spring can be the perfect time to hit the slopes and carve up the mountains. Read more

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Sydney Polomsky Makes a Difference

Sydney Polomsky Give Back Challenge Winner

When she started volunteering at age 7, Sydney enjoyed all the different activities. But now at age 11, she fully realizes the impact of volunteering and what a difference she can make. Read more


Marli Watson Gives Back

Marli Watson

Marli, a competitive swimmer and horseback rider, who wants to be an actress or an artist when she grows up, clearly understands the importance of philanthropy. She wants to encourage other kids to get involved in causes and organizations that help children in need. Read more


A Special Family Gives Back

You Are Invited

Patricia, a graphic artist from Ontario, Canada, understands the challenges of raising a child with special needs. She is also intimately familiar with how the most mundane activities, like shopping, can be completely exhausting. Toss in the added stress factor of the holiday season and it’s enough to put anyone over the top. Read more

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Talking About the Power of Play

Play expert advice for parents.

Ganz Parent Club spoke to renowned child development expert, Dr. David Elkind, author of “The Power of Play,” who explains the incredible role of play in children’s emotional and academic development. Read more


The Importance of Play

power of play

Play is quickly disappearing in the lives of children today. Between homework, soccer and gymnastics practice, music lessons, tutoring, and Tai Kwon Do, kids today are busier than ever without enough time for good, old-fashioned play. Read more


Talking to Your Kids about Breast Cancer

Advice on Talking to your kids about Cancer.

The American Cancer Society estimates that, this year alone, 230,000 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer and nearly 40,000 women will die. Talking to your children about cancer and explaining what may ultimately happen, is one of the most difficult and excruciating conversations a parent can have. Read more