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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.

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

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

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

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

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

Here are some highlights from Rockland Parent's November 2009 calendar of events and activities for kids and families.

Westchester Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Westchester Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Westchester County this October, with activities for all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Queens Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Queens Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun is abound around Queens this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Suffolk County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families -  2009

Suffolk County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun is all around Suffolk County, Long Island this October, with activities families and kids of all ages.. Here are a few of our favorites!

Nassau County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families -  2009

Nassau County, Long Island Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Nassau County, Long Island this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Fairfield County Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Fairfield County Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families - 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Fairfield County this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Brooklyn Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Brooklyn Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Brooklyn this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Manhattan Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Manhattan Halloween Events & Activities for Children & Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around Manhattan this October, with activities for families and kids of all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Rockland Halloween Events and Activities for Kids and Families- 2009

Rockland Halloween Events and Activities for Kids and Families- 2009

Halloween fun abounds around the county this year, with activities for all ages. Here are a few of our favorites!

Father's Day: What Some Dads Really Want...

Father's Day: What Some Dads Really Want...

We polled our dads here at Davler Media for their ideas of what makes a great Father’s Day. As it turns out, the perfect gift for Dad may be easier than you think.

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

How Famous Moms Take a Break: Excerpts from 'If You Give a Mom a Martini...'

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Julie Klappas and Lyss Stern, two NeYC moms, have written a new book to help us remember. In 'If You Give a Mom a Martini … 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' (Random House $16.95), they present a collection of ways that their stressed-out counterparts take time for themselves.

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Mother's Day Recipe: Build a Bagel Face

Here’s a food craft that you can set up in advance & the kids can have fun with on their own. Then, when they serve up their creations, you can all share a tasty meal & a good laugh!

Mother's Day Crafts

Mother's Day Crafts

Make a flowery paper mâché vase with blooming flowers this Mother's Day...

Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration

Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration

Walk, cycle, carpool or train it to the Westchester County Annual Earth Day Celebration...

Find Those Eggs! Easter Egg Hunts in Fairfield County

Find Those Eggs! Easter Egg Hunts in Fairfield County

It wouldn’t be Easter without dyed eggs and treasure hunts. There are Easter egg hunts scheduled in Fairfield county. Check them out and enjoy the fun!

Easter Crafts & Decorations

Easter Crafts & Decorations

Easter is known for special dinners with family and friends. You can make the dinner table look eggs-cellent with homemade egg silverware holders and bunny napkins.

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

Making Matzah with Your Children for Passover

A great way to teach your children the Passover story is to make matzah with them, just like the Jewish slaves did thousands of years ago.

The New York Hall of Science's Earth Day Celebration

The New York Hall of Science's Earth Day Celebration

The New York Hall of Science is devoting a whole weekend to an unforgettable Earth Day Celebration!

St. Patrick's Day Crafts & Recipes

St. Patrick's Day Crafts & Recipes

Express your inner Irish! Celebrate the day by wearing green, going to a parade & eating Irish foods. Here are a few crafts and recipes...




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