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We spend most of our time on an island or alongside rivers and lakes. Here's how to have fun with the water around us.
The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect.
Don’t let your kids spend the summer sweltering on tar beach, or stuck indoors. Citywide, parks offer great alternatives. Here are a few of our favorites...
Club Med Punta Cana is an embrace of luxury with level of sophistication and comfort, while still retaining all the fun of a family resort.
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?
To be honest, I’ve never been a Club Med kind of person. But I was proven wrong on a recent visit to the remodeled Club Med Ixtapa, on the Pacific coast about an hour north of Acapulco.
Thoughts of summer with the kids probably center on days outside at the pool or beach — not your children's eyes. But summertime activities can greatly affect vision and the eyes.
For kids, summer usually equals sand, sun and fun. For parents, however, summer brings a slew of safety issues to think about. But with the proper preparation, the entire family can enjoy a relaxing vacation. Consider these tips...
Camping is a wonderful family affair. Children and parents work together to set up tents, start campfires, and swat away mosquitoes. Despite our careful planning of every article of clothing to bring, what type of sandwiches to make, and which adult beverages we need, we usually forget something.
Ah, the beach. Sun, sand surf and a long, hot drive. Well, not necessarily. Here’s a round up of nearby beaches, some accessible from subway, bus or the Long Island Railroad.
Taking a tour of your kids’ favorite amusement parks this summer? Kids are fearless, especially when rollercoasters and thrill rides are on the agenda. But with a little planning, a day at the amusement park can be a safe family outing without the stress
On a recent trip to the Dominican Republic, we signed up for an ATV tour and the guide said my teens, 14 and 16, could drive. They learned basic hand signals and in no time were barreling through mud puddles and across the beach. The ATV tour was the highlight of our week in Puerto Plata, since it also took us into the lush countryside that dominates this part of the country.
Whether it’s a trip to the tropics or just plain summer vacation, along with the sun, surf, sand are the bugs. To combat the sting and keep your family safe, follow a few simple tips...
We've had many wonderful family vacations, but one destination gets our recurring #1 vote: Hawaii.
Traveling off the beaten path with kids can involve multiple flights and multiple headaches — like language barriers and lack of kid-friendly amenities. But St. Kitts is uniquely in a sweet spot — American Airlines just started non-stop flights to the eastern Caribbean island, which still has no traffic lights.