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Just for Moms: The Best Bathing Suits for Summer
If you're among the many women who have come to dread swimsuit season and its skimpy options, check out this season's more modest options that have every body type covered. (read the story...)

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...)

Family Travel: Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean Paradise
Jillian Ryan, a freelance travel writer living in Brooklyn, outlines opportunities for family fun on the sunny Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos. (read the story...)

The Hacienda Tres Rios: Where the Mayan Heavens Kiss the Sands
Read about the sustainable Caribbean resort Hacienda Tres Rios, a "green" luxury hotel full of opportunities for family fun. (read the story...)

Family Travel: Bon Bini to Curacao!
Curacao's balmy temperatures and white sand beaches may be enough to satisfy many families all day, but this Dutch island can provide lots of other fun activities as well. (read the story...)

River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor in Westchester
This summer, explore local history and the landscape on the fifth annual River Day at Van Cortlandt Manor. (read the story...)

A Family Vacation to Orlando, FL
Orlando adds new stuff — amazing stuff — stuff that begs repeat familt visits to indulge in the latest in killer coasters, theme restaurants, and jaw-dropping concept rides. (read the story...)

A Family Vacation to Bermuda
Now celebrating its 400th anniversary, Bermuda — just a short flight from the east coast — makes for an ideal family getaway! (read the story...)

Where to: Beaches in the NY Area
Take some time to enjoy the miles of coastline in the NY area and have some fun in the sun. So pack the car, hit the road, and don’t forget the sunscreen. (read the story...)

Fun on the Water in the NY Region
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. (read the story...)

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks
The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect. (read the story...)

Summer in the City: Parks in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx & Queens
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... (read the story...)

Where to: Botanical Gardens in NY, NJ & CT
Spring has sprung, & botanical gardens across the area are in full bloom with flowers, exotic plants, & trees. Stroll through floral gardens, see amazing landscapes, & your family can experience the world’s most beautiful forests — all in our own backyard. (read the story...)

Luxury in the Dominican Republic
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. (read the story...)

Camp Squared - Should Camp be a Sibling Experience?
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? (read the story...)

Family Paradise Redefined: Club Med Ixtapa
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. (read the story...)

Summertime Tips from the Eye Doctor
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. (read the story...)

How to Be Safe in the Sun and Surf
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... (read the story...)

Leaves of Three: Avoding Poison Ivy
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. (read the story...)

Great Area Beaches!
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. (read the story...)

Amusement Park Safety Tips
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 (read the story...)

Breezing through Puerto Plata
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. (read the story...)

Five Tips for Pest-Free Vacations
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... (read the story...)

Tales of the Fish God
We've had many wonderful family vacations, but one destination gets our recurring #1 vote: Hawaii. (read the story...)


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