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Playing It Safe This Winter
With the snow on its way, how can I make sure my children have fun outside while still playing safely? (read the story...)

Teaching Reading to Dyslexic Kids
The system goes awry in concluding that the solution for dyslexics is to be found in sound analysis training. (read the story...)

Downtown Esthete
Both cosmetic and medical procedures are being offered at the new TriBeCa MedSpa. (read the story...)

Make Fitness Happen! 6 Easy Steps for New Moms
The most challenging aspect of getting back into shape after pregnancy is not lack of desire, sleep deprivation, or bone-numbing fatigue — it’s time. (read the story...)

When Nature Gets Tricky, Go Zen (Mommy)
With the diagnosis of a highly allergic child, some moms might get mired in negativity. But Long Islander Jessica Wolfe took a Zen approach — ZenMomma, to be exact. (read the story...)

Really Horrible Things
When I was a very new parent, I had no idea how important my relationship with the pediatrician was to become. (read the story...)

The little-known birth disorder: ARND
If you’re thinking about getting pregnant, no amount of alcohol is safe. (read the story...)

Could My Teen Be Bipolar?
Many bewildered parents of teenagers ask this question when they feel at a loss understanding and dealing with their child’s mood swings and behavioral fluctuations. (read the story...)

Depression or Just the Blues?
My 10-year-old seems very sad much of the time. How can I tell if she is really depressed or just feeling low? (read the story...)

The Way Back to Self: a parent’s guide
One of the greatest dangers of parenting is losing yourself and forgetting who you are and what was once important to you. (read the story...)

How Dangerous is the World for our Children?
Are we better safe than sorry? This was the question addressed by participants when NY Metro Parents co-sponsored a public forum with The NY Salon and the Rose & Erwin Wolfson Center for National Affairs at the New School. (read the story...)

Slings Made Easier
Slings in the City, a group devoted to baby-wearing, is the brainchild of Queens mom Bianca Fehn. (read the story...)

SOS – Save our Spinach
Just when my 8-year-old started to eat spinach, the tender, baby leaves that come in bags, it was pulled off the shelves by the E. coli scare. (read the story...)

Don’t forget that flu shot
If your nagging mother and doctor are not enough to convince you to get a flu shot this year, celebrities and ‘regular’ people are joining forces to encourage immunization. (read the story...)

Immunize To Protect Your Child’s Health
Why does my baby need to be immunized for polio? Does that disease still exist? (read the story...)

Head Lice Be Gone!
Head lice infestations can be stressful, embarrassing – and awfully itchy. (read the story...)

The wheeze, or constant cough …
... that might NOT be asthma (read the story...)

Is Your Family Prepared for a Terrorist Attack?
During the recent anniversaries of 9/11 and Katrina, we heard much posturing along the lines of, “But are we ready for the next one?” Partisan politics aside, local authorities are prepared now as never before. But what about you and your family? (read the story...)

Queens Kids Get the (Kindness) Treatment
You hate lying to your kids when they fearfully ask, "Is it going to hurt?" as the nurse prepares to give him a shot. (read the story...)

A Fight from the Womb: Luke’s Story
A 6 yr-old takes 10 medications/day. He is one of 12.5 million people worldwide with polycystic kidney disease (PKD), the most common of all life-threatening genetic diseases. (read the story...)

Family Overload!
Fight the Pressure to Over-Schedule: 10 Tips to Take Back Your Family and kids (read the story...)

Rye Teen Walks for Celiac
Colin Leslie, a 14-year-old from Rye, is a teenager on a mission — to educate as many people as he can about the harmful effects of celiac disease. (read the story...)

Choosing an Obstetrician and Maternity Center
Starting a family is an exciting time — filled with emotions ranging from joy and excitement, to apprehension. (read the story...)

Up the Hill But Not Over It…Yet
“That’s not my grandma. That’s my mom.” (read the story...)

FAMILY CAR BUYING GUIDE—Best Buys in Family Cars
Thinking about buying a car? You’re in good company. According to Media Audit, nearly 21 percent of parents in the U.S. are planning to purchase a vehicle in the next 12 months. We asked six national experts what makes a great family car. (read the story...)


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