In the Magazine: March 2017
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In the Magazine: March 2017

March 1, 2017   |   Table of Contents  

Check out our March 2017 issue, which includes articles about helping children navigate social media and preparing them for the careers of the future. Uncover if you should hide vegetables in your kids' meals and the impact of nutrition on baby's first 1,000 days. Find the best spots to go horseback riding, read a Q-and-A with Hilaria Baldwin, and more.


Feature Articles

Baby’s First 1,000 Days: The Impact of Nutrition

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A growing body of research has shown the impact proper nutrition can have on long-term health, starting early on. But can the first 1,000 days really decide a child’s future, or is it a bit more complicated than that?

 

Preparing Kids for Careers of the Future

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How children as young as 3 can learn skills now that will help them once they enter the workforce.

 

Kids & Social Media: Navigating the World of Apps

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Striking the right balance between permissiveness and restrictions on social media usage

 

Should You Hide Veggies in Your Kids' Foods?

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Is hiding vegetables in kids' food really the best strategy for healthy eating? 

 

3 Recipes to Celebrate National Chip and Dip Day

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Celebrate everyone's favorite party snack with these recipes for chunky guagamole, fennel frond dip, and classic hummus.

 

20 Lessons From Camp We Use Every Day

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The most important lessons learned at camp may be the ones you can’t see. 

 

Fun and Activities

Family Activities Calendar

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Find tons of fun things to do in your area in January by searching our comprehensive calendar of kid and family events.


DIY: Story Stones to Inspire Story Time

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How to make a set of stones that can help guide your imagination for story time

 

11 Games That Teach Kids Kindness

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Top picks for games that teach kids kindness

 

Hudson River Museum: Family Outing

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Spend the day exploring the Hudson River Museum's galleries and see a star show in the planetarium.

 

Where to Go Horseback Riding in the NYC Area

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Our comprehensive guide features horseback riding stables in New York City and the surrounding area. Find where to take a riding lesson or pony ride near you.

 

Connections

Quotables

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We've browsed the Internet, read the books, and checked our Twitter and Instagram feeds for the best quotes, tweets, and images from parents about raising kids.

 

Interview with Yoga Instructor and Author, Hilaria Baldwin

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Hilaria Baldwin is a yoga instructor, health guru, wife, and mother. Her recent book The Living Clearly Method lays out five principles for moving through our lives consciously and positively.

 

What It Takes to Perform in a Musical and Be a Mom

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How I juggled motherhood with a dream role in a special musical.


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