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New Motherhood … A Recipe For Back Pain?
For new mothers experiencing pain in the neck and back, here eight common causes and solutions to each. (read the story...)

Camp Squared - Should Camp be a Sibling Experience?
Camp can be a beneficial and fun experience, but if you have two or more children in your household, do you send one or all of them to camp? (read the story...)

Baby, It’s Cold Outside - Indoor Activities
Outside it’s cold, but here are some options – from high tech to board games to crafts – to get your family through the winter doldrums. (read the story...)

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible
If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out. (read the story...)

Fun and Games
Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained indoors? Snuggle up with these three books and a videogame! (read the story...)

New Year's Resolutions Children Can Keep
Did your child make resolutions for the new year? Here's how to help them make and keep their resolutions. (read the story...)

Naming Your Big Apple Baby
Having a baby in New York City is different from having one anywhere else, and that includes choosing a name. The 2007 New York City name popularity statistics have been released, and the most popular names are... (read the story...)

Child Versus Checkbook - The Economics of Enrichment
The urge to provide everything possible for our children runs so deep that it can be hard to separate what they need from what they want, not to mention what we want for them. (read the story...)

Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child
Over the past decade or so, research has shown that a child’s emotional quotient (EQ) is just as — if not more — important as IQ for his or her success. So where do we start? (read the story...)

Partying, Kids in Tow
During the holiday season, you may be invited to many parties. Some will be adult-only and you will have to find a sitter to watch the kids while you’re out. But many hosts welcome children and encourage the little ones to come. Regardless of where the party is at, you need to pack a few essentials. Read all of our recommendation for when you are partying, with your kids in tow. (read the story...)

Improve Your Toddler Food Smarts
The majority of an infant’s nutritional needs are met with breast milk and formula, but as toddlers transition to the table, the nutrition that they receive is based on the decisions caregivers make when buying and preparing foods. That’s why it’s so important to understand what a healthy diet looks like for the 1- to 4-year-olds in your life. Here are a few simple tips on how to navigate nutrition labels to successfully guide you down the baby food aisle. (read the story...)

Business of Parenting - A Mom On Your Side
When Jodi Liston’s children, were classified as emotionally disabled, she enlisted the help of an advocate to help her navigate the system and get the services her children needed. But it was no simple task. After a long and arduous process, 17 years of research, volunteer work at Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, and assisting other families struggling with similar issues, Liston, decided to start her own firm. The two-year-old Liston Advocates helps the growing number of parents who are following similar paths to get suitable services for their children. (read the story...)

Increasing Adaptability in Your Autistic Child
Life can be challenging for a family that embraces a child with autism. It is not a simple task but it can be accomplished if you accept, adapt and be flexible. (read the story...)

When Mommy or Daddy Gets Sick
“Mommy doesn’t feel good” are words that can have a profound impact on a child. Whether the parent’s illness is chronic or a temporary condition like a cold or the flu, children may feel as if their own wellbeing is at risk. The ill parent may look or behave differently. The family household routines may change. All of this can leave children feeling confused and scared. Here are some ways to help children cope with the illness of a parent. (read the story...)

Safe Homes
Holly Robinson Peete, daughter of the Street’s Gordon, is carrying on Sesame Street’s educational mission. Along with raising her kids and pursuing an acting career, Peete finds time to teach children and parents about fire safety. Listed are Holly’s Holiday Fire Safety Tips for families, parents and children to follow. (read the story...)

Keeping Her Eyes on the Goal
Nicole Grosser, from Westchester, New York, knows what she wanted to do since her first hockey game with the Westchester Mariners. Her love of the sport is a family affair. Her father and older brother played hockey and she became interested in it too. With the Mariners she learned about sportsmanship, team spirit, goaltending, and respect for the game. (read the story...)

Just for Moms - Take Our Advice
We know being a new mom can be overwhelming sometimes. Especially having to deal with your children, husband, and other family members. That’s why we’re sharing some tips to make things a little easier on yourself as a mom and as a woman. (read the story...)

How to Work with Your Child’s Tutor
A referral from another parent can be a good place to start, but the key is to find a tutor who best addresses the learning styles and issues of your child. (read the story...)

Stocks as Stocking Stuffers for Christmas and Hanukah?
Many parents and grandparents are looking for ways to give their children something a bit more practical and enduring than the latest battery-operated toy. Strange as it may sound, the answer might lie, not in the aisles of Toys R Us, but in the stock market. (read the story...)

Have Yourself a Budget-Friendly Holiday - Top 10 Toys Under $20
This holiday season, you may have to cut back your spending on gifts for your children and your family. Here are the top 10 holiday toys, under $20. Your children will still love these great holiday toys, and your family will love the price and the savings. (read the story...)

Toys that Expand Your Child’s Imagination
As the president of an independent chain of educational toy stores, I am always looking for the latest specialty toys from around the globe that encourage learning and fun. (read the story...)

Preventing the Flu in Your Family
With the fall and winter seasons comes influenza, also known as the flu. No parent wants their children or any member of their family to get sick. (read the story...)

Kids: Skate Through Winter Injury-Free !
Children love to be outside during the winter, participating in outdoor activities, inlcuding hockey, ice skating, sledding, skiing, and snowboarding. But, doing these vigorous activity outside can possibly cause your child and your family to sustain injuries. (read the story...)

Make Your Child's Birthday Special
20 easy, inexpensive, and imaginative touches for your child's birthday. (read the story...)

Helping Children with their Homework
Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework. (read the story...)


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