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NYMetroParents editor selects best holiday happenings in Rockland County.
Time with children is the first activity parents abandon when holiday demands get hectic. Simplifying expectations and demands can help parents keep quality time a priority during the hectic-ness of the holidays.
Everything you need to know for a festive day out on the town during the holidays!
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Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in Brooklyn!!
See what's fun for the whole family in Brooklyn this hoilday season 2007!
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The best holiday family events in Rockland County!!
It’s coming…a season ostensibly about peace on earth and goodwill toward all. But which is increasingly about getting a whole heap of stuff.
If you find yourself debating which Halloween treats are OK for you and your children to sink your teeth into, we can help! Check out our list of the best and worst Halloween candies, including calorie counts and equivalent exercise time.
Everything parents need to enjoy Halloween in New York City, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau, Bergen, Westchester, Rockland and the entire Tri-State Area
These Halloween-themed attractions are annual traditions for many families in the New York metro area. Join the fun!
Hey Halloween crusaders! What are your little pumpkins going to be for Halloween? Author Suzanne Singleton has a handful of clever costume suggestions with no sewing involved! Clever Costume Creating for Halloween ($15.95; Twenty-Nine Angels Publishing; (800) 736-7729 or from amazon.com) offers an A to Z guide of 200 costume ideas for all ages that will make you itch to create a costume for your kids’ next Halloween party.
It's easy to become overconfident about Halloween safety. In fact, I'm guilty of it myself. We feel safe in our neighborhood. The children trick-or-treat as a group and are always accompanied by several adults. We hold their hands when they cross the street and at all times the adults are just a few feet away. What could happen, right?
Halloween is here, and that means Christmas and Hanukkah are only a few short shopping weeks away. Learn how to carve out time early on, to prepare for the winter holidays - it may be the biggest trick to staying ahead of the seasonal chaos this year.
Although it has become a retailers' marketing frenzy in recent years, the elemental traditions of Halloween remain intact, and are rooted in ancient traditions dating back to pre-Christian times.
Calling all witches, goblins, ghouls and ghosts! Creak open a cyber-crypt this month with a spider's "Web" full of fright sites. Take a break from scarecrow-stuffing, caramel apple-dipping and frenzied costume-planning to have a mad, mad time online this Halloween season.
Halloween, with its license to be silly, scary, ugly, glamorous or simply outrageous, is a great opportunity for children to pretend to the limit. Judith Martin, artistic director of The Paper Bag Players, offers some unique and easy-to-make costume ideas for children.
Liz Weiss, RD, mother-of-two and co-author of The Moms' Guide to Meal Makeovers has created three delicious and healthy recipes that families will love and moms can feel good about serving.
She may be your wife, but she’s mother to your children. Herewith, wife-friendly and earth-friendly gifts to celebrate the woman in your life.
For parents who feel discouraged by the commercial or religious implications of most holiday shows, many of which are skewed towards Christmas, there is an alternative.