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Passover Recipe: Tasty Tuna Boats
Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, see our tips for getting your kids involved in the cooking. (read the story...)

Passover Recipe: Pear and Apple Kugel
Update your Passover recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the cooking. (read the story...)

How to Choose a Charter School for Your Child in Connecticut
Charter schools, also known as "magnet schools" or "schools of choice," have grown in popularity over the past few years, both in Connecticut and throughout the country. Find out how charter schools measure up against public schools, what school choices are available in the Fairfield County, CT, area, and if one of these schools might be the right fit for your child. (read the story...)

How to Get Kids Involved in College Basketball's March Madness
This year, make March Madness fun for the whole family by getting children involved in the NCAA college basketball championship tournament. Read on for tips on how to celebrate the madness in a kid-friendly way, from family bracket-making to helping kids choose a team to cheer for. (read the story...)

How to Teach Your Child Not to Give Up
Of all the life lessons parents try to impart on their children, "Don't give up on yourself," is certainly one of the most important. Read Dr. Susan Bartell's tips on how to recognize the opportunity to reinforce this lesson when it arises. (read the story...)

Just for Moms: How to Save Dry Skin
The winter months - with the cold biting outside and the heat blazing inside - can be tough on skin. Check out our editor's picks for the best lotions to keep your hide healthy and hydrated. (read the story...)

Sleep Myth Busters: The Sleep Lady Sets the Record Straight for Parents
Kim West, known as The Sleep Lady®, reveals the truth behind common sleep myths and offers tips for parents on how they can help their babies and children get asleep and stay asleep. (read the story...)

How to Choose a Summer Camp for Children with Disabilities
It can be hard for parents of children with disabilities to find a summer camp that's just the right fit for their child. Here, Gary Shulman, program director for Resources for Children with Special Needs, Inc., offers helpful tips on navigating the options. (read the story...)

Make Time for Date Night
Experts say couples who make time for themselves are better able to foster a sense of support for each other and can make more effective parents. And scheduling a "date night" is easy in New York, the perfect backdrop for romance. Read on for some intimate ideas. (read the story...)

Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating
Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have you speaking the lingo in no time. (read the story...)

Easy Ideas for a Family Valentine's Celebration
Entertaining maven Colleen Mullaney offers ideas for some easy and family-friendly Valentine's Day crafts and activities. (read the story...)

Family Food: Super Snacks for the Super Bowl
Mix up some yummy (and healthy!) snacks the whole family will love, then settle in with your loved ones for the big game. (read the story...)

How to Design a Kid-Friendly Kitchen
When designing a kitchen with children in mind, there are certain things a family should think about at the beginning of the design process. Independent Kitchen and Bath offers the following tips to help consumers ultimately get the kitchen that best fits their family. (read the story...)

Travel Tips for Families with a Visually Impaired Child
The Hadley School for the Blind offers six tips on how to maximize the experience of a family trip for a child with a visual impairment. (read the story...)

How to Fight the Flu Naturally
Find out how these eight super foods can help prevent the flu and keep your immune system healthy - the natural way. (read the story...)

Raising Our Kids: Four Life Skills for the New Decade
Psychologist Susan Bartell offers advice for parents on how to raise a confident, well-behaved, and happy child. (read the story...)

How to Manage Your Money in the New Year
Make 2010 the year to get your finances in shape - check out these tips from finance writer Kirsten Denker on how to manage your money in the year ahead. (read the story...)

Just for Moms: 8 Diets for the New Year
Resolving to shed some pounds in 2010? Check out our list of eight great diets to find the one that fits your lifestyle and weight loss goals. (read the story...)

How to Confront 'Bully-ism'
Studies show that between 15-25 percent of U.S. students are frequently bullied. Rick Niece, Ph.D., responds to this national problem with tips on how parents can help stop bullies, and with them the harmful results of their behavior. (read the story...)

Four Strategies for Financial Success in 2010
Julie Murphy Casserly, a 14-year veteran of the financial services industry, offers strategies for a financially successful new year. (read the story...)

How to Parent an Oppositional Child
David Swanson, licensed clinical psychologist, offers tips for parents on how to recognize and manage a child with oppositional defiant disorder. (read the story...)

10 Tips for Stepfamily Sanity this Holiday Season
Wednesday Martin, Ph.D., author of "Stepmonster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel, and Act the Way We Do," offers ten tips for stepfamilies to make this holiday season a smoother and more enjoyable one for everyone. (read the story...)

How to Manage Back Pain During Pregnancy
Studies show that between 50 to 80 percent of pregnant women will experience back pain at some point during pregnancy. Physical Therapist Luba Starostiak offers seven tips on how to help manage those aches and pains. (read the story...)

Family Travel: How to Stay Safe On-The-Go This Winter
Planning to travel for the holidays or embark on a winter family vacation? Before you hit the road, rails, or air, check out these tips for safe winter travel, courtesy of Laura A. Jana, M.D., pediatrician and certified child passenger safety technician. (read the story...)

Cure the Holiday Humdrums: Tips on How to De-Stress and Enjoy This Holiday Season
Recapture your holiday spirit with these four simple steps, courtesy of family psychologist Dr. Susan Bartell. (read the story...)


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