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When a Child Needs a Special Diet
Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts. (read the story...)

All Moms Need Support! says artist who draws joy from hardship
At 17, Katherine Arnoldi found herself without a job, without a home, and without much self-esteem. What she had, however, was an infant daughter to raise and support who would change her world in more ways than she could have imagined. (read the story...)

Sitcom Mom with Kids Who Care
Hollywood mom Joely Fisher could probably take her daughters to New York City any time she’s not shooting her sitcom, ‘Til Death. But she chose to bring her family with her to New York recently to celebrate the launch of a partnership between Kids Care Clubs and Quaker. (read the story...)

Jen’s New Role
Jennifer Garner has starred on screens big and small, and is set to make her Broadway debut (a strike set that back a little). But her most important starring role may be that of national spokesperson for The Faces of Influenza campaign. (read the story...)

Life After Tragedy
When Alissa Torres was seven-and-a-half months pregnant, her husband, Eddie, started a new job at the World Trade Center. His second, and final, day was September 11, 2001. Widowed, Torres went on to give birth to the couple’s son, Joshua. (read the story...)

Honoring Young Women in Westchester
Judith Sheindlin is best known for her daytime television series, Judge Judy, where she presides over cases both outlandish and mundane. But when she isn’t dispensing words of wisdom to those who appear before her, Judge Judy focuses on helping others in the Westchester County community. (read the story...)

Keri Gives it a Shot
Actress and new mom Keri Russell took steps to ensure her son, River Russell Dreary, would stay healthy by getting herself vaccinated for pertussis. Russell, whose new movie, "August Rush", was just released, is a spokesperson for Parents of Kids with Infectious Diseases (PKIDS) and its campaign, “Silence the Sounds of Pertussis”. (read the story...)

Empty Nest Syndrome?
Why didn't someone explain that motherhood is a 24-hour, all-consuming job? But you adore your kids and can't imagine how you'll miss them when they finally go off to college. Your neighbor is an “empty nester” already - and she looks so lost. How will you cope when it actually happens? (read the story...)

All The Answers Fit To Print: A Book of Baffling Questions
A well-received article in the Times expanded into a book, and the result is "Father Knows Less, or 'Can I Cook my Sister?' One Dad’s Quest to Answer His Son’s Most Baffling Questions." (read the story...)

Singing with Sukey : Movement Classes for Children
As a former professional dancer, Sukey Molloy's aim was to create classes where kids would find joy in movement. By setting up different gymnastics equipment and observing her son, she began PlayMove&Sing, which promotes movement and encourages sensory learning. (read the story...)

Green-Eyed Momsters
Why comparing your kids with other children is not a good idea ! (read the story...)

Dads… Kids…Coffee…PLAYGROUP!
Like many moms in Westchester, Gail Cutler of Larchmont faithfully attends her weekly playgroup.. What makes Cutler’s experience different from most is that more often than not, her husband Richard accompanies her. (read the story...)

Tribeca Sweet
Tribeca mom Rachel Thebault has gone from banker to baker, opening Tribeca Treats in her adopted downtown neighborhood. (read the story...)

Green Schools for Westchester
Westchester County is putting into practice what conservationists preach. In an effort to make the school environment safer, a move which also aims to teach local schoolchildren some good “green” lessons, a task force is at work on an ambitious schedule — to “green” our schools by 2010-2012. (read the story...)

Giving Back — how good it feels!
Even though Rockland is a large and growing county, one of the qualities that helps it retain a wonderful small town feel is the number of individuals and businesses who are willing give back to the community. (read the story...)

Brooklyn Wildllife
Wolves are rarely encountered on the streets of Brooklyn, but DUMBO resident John Rocco feels an affinity for the iconic figure he feels has been misrepresented in children’s literature. (read the story...)

'Rockland Parent' debuts
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The Great River Row
Twelve high school students will soon be hiking, rowing and canoeing their way from the Catskills all the way to New York City, tracing the journey of the city’s first-rate drinking water to their own taps. (read the story...)

Interview: 'Sideways' Star is a Mom Moving Forward
Virginia Madsen, who says she is “not a city girl”, took up temporary residence in New York recently, while shooting her latest movie, 'Diminished Capacity'. (read the story...)

The Joke’s on Brooklyn
The teacher is usually the one on the classroom who has to deal with the class clown. In Steve Solomon’s case, he was the teacher and the funny guy. And now he is capitalizing on his talents (read the story...)

Sometimes, kids need a ‘Jumpstart’
Upper East Side mom Crystal McCrary Anthony has had not one, but two successful careers. (read the story...)

Cutting Edge for kids
NYC mom and online boutique owner, Jenn Cattaui, has taken an unusual route to the business world. (read the story...)

It’s a Wrap!
Raegan Moya-Jones is a native of Australia, where swaddling infants is the norm. When she and her friend Claudia Schwartz, also from Down Under, were pregnant with their first children, they couldn’t find the lightweight muslin wraps they remembered, so they decided to start their own company. (read the story...)

Families at Play
Husband-and-wife team Brian Kaplan and Lambeth Hochwald, parents of 3-year-old Zachary, have found a way to combine family time together with a business that focuses on family togetherness. (read the story...)

BAX Grows Up — and Down
Brooklyn Arts Exchange, a 16-year-old institution, has been ensconced on 5th Avenue in Park Slope since 1998. But it outgrew its location a few years ago. (read the story...)


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