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How to Plan a Safe, Stress-Free, and Fun Family Vacation
Planning a family vacation? Whether you're plotting a weekend getaway or a longer trip with your kids, get experts tips to make your vacation safe, stress-free, and most of all, fun for everyone! (read the story...)

Q&A: Foster Parent 101
What do you need to know to become a foster parent? We talked with Nicole L. Mudd, a foster care home-finder for Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth on Long Island, about what it takes to be a foster parent, rights and responsibilities of the job, and other ways to help children in need. (read the story...)

Teach Your Kids to Connect with Those Who Are 'Different'
In today's globalized world, it's more important than ever to raise kids who respect diversity and accept others who are different than them. Here are steps parents can take to make cross-cultural understanding second nature to their kids--and themselves. (read the story...)

5 Expert Tips to Prepare Your Kid for Summer Camp
Camp season is coming up -- what should you do to get your kids (and yourself!) ready for this big change? Read on for our experts' tips on making summer camp a success for everyone involved. (read the story...)

Achieve Dinner Party Success
Planning a dinner party may be challenging and even more so when babysitters cancel, quickly turning the adults-only get together into one that now includes kids on the guest list. Here are simple solutions to keeping the kids entertained that will help you host a successful dinner party--even with kids on the guest list. (read the story...)

5 Simple Tips to Raising a Money-Smart Kid
Here are five simple things you can start teaching your kid today to ensure you are raising a money-smart kid. (read the story...)

How To Choose The Right Sports Environment For Your Child
Is a competitive environment right for your child, or should you pick a lower-pressure team environment? (read the story...)

How to Choose a Tutor for Your Child with LD
Are you looking to hire a private tutor for your child who has learning disabilities? Find out what questions you should ask and download a handy worksheet that will help you evaluate each candidate. (read the story...)

How to Recognize Signs of an Eating Disorder
Does your teen see herself as fat when she’s not—and measure her self-worth by her weight? Learn the early warning signs of eating disorders (perhaps surprisingly, for boys as well as girls). (read the story...)

Public vs. Private: How to Choose the Right School for Your Child
Public or private school? If you think about how much time your child spends at school, you might become very overwhelmed trying to pick the right one. Our area experts help you consider what’s most important—for your family. (read the story...)

How to Get Your Holiday Shopping Done with a Toddler in Tow
Take the hassle out of holiday shopping with kids and make running errands easier with these tips from author and mom of two Elizabeth Verdick. (read the story...)

Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets
The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending. (read the story...)

How To Teach Your Kids to be Thankful this Thanksgiving
This Thanksgiving, help your children learn the art of being grateful. In preparation for the holiday season, teach them to follow in the footsteps of the holiday’s original Pilgrim and Native American celebrants by giving generously to others. Todd Patkin offers tips and ideas to help your whole family get started. (read the story...)

How to Give a Perfect Apology
Follow this three-step apology to make amends and get the forgiveness you want. (read the story...)

What You Need to Know About Preparing Your Kids for the SATs
What you can do to adequately prepare your children for standardized tests (those anxiety-inducing things that seem to take on greater import every year) no matter your budget or child’s learning style. (read the story...)

How to Stay Positive and Avoid Saying No Too Much
No one wants to be a broken record of “No, no, no” or “Don’t do that!”—but it’s often easy to slip into a cycle of negativity with our kids. Here’s how to escape that cycle, practice positive reinforcement, and help build stronger self-esteem in our children (read the story...)

How to Create Work-Life Balance and Avoid Burnout (or Do a Good Job Faking It)
A New York lawyer, mom of three, and work-life balance expert shares her insights on how to be there for your kids and enjoy time with your family while holding down a full-time job. (read the story...)

How to Help a Smoker Quit: Tips for Family and Friends
Here are some general tips for friends and family on how to help a smoker finally quit! (read the story...)

How to Get Assistive Technology in College
Many students with learning disabilities rely on assistive technology (AT) to help improve functional abilities, and these tools have to be left behind at the school once students graduate, making the transition into college a challenge. Here is information on the laws that apply and what you should know to ensure you send your child off to campus in full preparation. (read the story...)

How to Define Success with Your Kids
Whether your child is affected with a learning disability, it's true that all kids have varying strengths and interests. Get tips on how to define success with your kids and how to foster traits that can help them achieve it. (read the story...)

How to Find the Best Apps for a Child with Special Needs
Apps for Children with Special Needs, a thorough and easy-to-follow website, makes it easier to know which apps are worth your money—and your child’s attention. (Discounted iPads, too.) (read the story...)

How To Throw a Halloween 'Trick-or-Treat' Party for Kids and Adults
Does your family want to throw the best Halloween party in NYC? Check out the following fun tips on how to throw a successful Trick-or-Treat bash for kids and adults. (read the story...)

10 Tips for a Successful Parent-Teacher Conference
Your child's success in school depends largely on your involvement in his education. Follow these easy tips on how to communicate effectively with your child's teacher at your next parent-teacher conference. (read the story...)

How to Handle Your Child’s First Crush
When school begins, so do first crushes puppy love, and playground weddings. How should you cope when your child has an innocent infatuation? (read the story...)

How to Find Childcare for Your Child with Special Needs
The parent of a teen with special needs offers advice on how to find the best possible childcare help for your child with special needs—so you can take a break. (read the story...)


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