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Queens Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Queens Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Check out these kid-friendly holiday activities and events happening in Queens this December.

Fairfield Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Fairfield Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Check out these kid-friendly holiday activities and events happening in Fairfield County, CT, this December.

Holiday 2009- Family Activities in Westchester

Holiday 2009- Family Activities in Westchester

Westchester families need look no further than our comprehensive family activity guide for holiday fun. Here you'll find kid friendly events for Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa for the child in your life.

Brooklyn Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Brooklyn Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Check out these kid-friendly holiday activities and events happening in Brooklyn this December.

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Check out these kid-friendly holiday activities and events happening this December in Westchester County.

Rockland Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Rockland Calendar Highlights: Holiday Activities for Kids and Families - December 2009

Check out these kid-friendly holiday activities and events happening this December in Rockland County.

Holiday Guide 2009!

Holiday Guide 2009!

Whether your family is celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa this year, you'll find everything you need to get ready for the holiday season right here- family activities, arts & crafts, recipes, holiday shows, top toys, and more!

Butternut Squash Bread Pudding

Butternut Squash Bread Pudding

Check out this scrumptious side dish for the family meal!

Veggie Side Dish

Veggie Side Dish

Children (and adults) might actually enjoy brussel sprouts with this inventive side dish!

Roast Tomatoes

Roast Tomatoes

Try this delicious addition the the family dinner!

Getting the Best Shot

Getting the Best Shot

As a parent, you are always taking pictures of your children. Find out the best tips for great photos of your family. Don't miss the perfect shot of your children's activities, or the family gathering at birthdays, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other holiday or celebration.

Three Tips for a Happier Holiday

Three Tips for a Happier Holiday

The holiday season should be a time of happiness, cheer, and celebration. A chance to spend time with your children, parents and other relatives. Don't let things including your kids attitudes, family complaints or trying to make your holiday perfect, get in the way of enjoying your time as a family. Instead of blaming, your spouse and your kids ask what you do around the holidays that gets under their skin.

Alternatives to Overindulging Your Child

Alternatives to Overindulging Your Child

With all the economic turmoil, your family and other families may be forced to cut your holiday spending. But this should be thought of as a time to teach not only your children but also your entire family to be grateful for what they have and what the holidays are really about. Which ever holiday you celebrate, be it Christmas or Hanukah, your children will get so much more from volunteering at a holiday center then a material object.

Hosting the Holidays? Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy

Hosting the Holidays? Don’t Drive Yourself Crazy

If you decide to host a big family gathering during the holidays, you can make it into fun activity, and even get your kids involved in the process. Older children can help in the kitchen, while younger kids can be occupied with other activities. You can have a great Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukah and an overall memorable holiday season you, your children and your family will remember forever.

Moments of Meaning During the Holiday Rush

Moments of Meaning During the Holiday Rush

I admit it. I love the holiday season, which seems to be getting longer each year. I love it all! But what I don’t like is that all the material aspects of ‘the season’ are making it more difficult for me — and you — to instill in our children a deeper, more spiritual feeling connected to whichever holiday we observe

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

Holiday Concerns for Special Needs

For most families, the holidays represent a time to be with relatives, children, parents and family and celebrate. For a special needs family the holidays can create overwhelming stress.

Nassau County, Long Island Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Nassau County, Long Island Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these kid-friendly activities and events happening in Nassau County, Long Island this month.

Suffolk County, Long Island Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Suffolk County, Long Island Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these kid-friendly activities and events happening in Suffolk County, Long Island this month.

Manhattan Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Manhattan Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these featured kid-friendly activities and events happening this November and December in the Manhattan area.

Parents: Be Thankful for Small Things this Holiday Season

Parents: Be Thankful for Small Things this Holiday Season

Take a step back from the season's commercialism to give thanks for the small things in your life, and in turn teach your children to be more thankful and optimistic.

Merry Stressmas: 'Tis The Overwhelming Season

Merry Stressmas: 'Tis The Overwhelming Season

Crowded, bustling malls, repeated trips to the airport to fetch long-lost relatives, and the constant shuffling of cookies and turkey out of your oven can translate into one reaction: stress. Christmas may be the season of love and celebration, but sometimes holiday festivities can become overwhelming.

Maximize Your Meals and Not Your Waistline: A Guide to Keeping the Holidays Lite and Festive

Maximize Your Meals and Not Your Waistline: A Guide to Keeping the Holidays Lite and Festive

Now the meal is over and you are going through that terrible cycle of holiday remorse. Sure, it's great to be able to indulge in some festive food favorites, but there is always that guilt afterward.

Fairfield Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Fairfield Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these featured kid-friendly activities and events happening this month in Fairfield County.

Queens Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Queens Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these family-friendly activities and events happening this month in Queens.

Brooklyn Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Brooklyn Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - November 2009

Check out these featured kid-friendly events happening in Brooklyn this month.




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