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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...)

October Check-In: How to Assess Your Kids' Progress in School
Is your child enjoying this school year? It’s not too early to assess—and kick some problems to the curb before they become unmanageable. (read the story...)

Ask the Expert: How Do I Get My Child Started in Acting or Modeling?
We spoke with John Predaina, director of the John Robert Powers modeling, acting, and etiquette school for kids on Long Island, to get his best advice for parents who want to get their child into acting, modeling, or show business. (read the story...)

4 Tips on How to Monitor What Your Kids Are Watching on TV
With Premiere Week beginning, your family might be planning a few nights of channel surfing and TV watching from the comforts of the living room couch. In addition to providing some quality family time, it also gives parents the opportunity to learn more about ways to monitor what their kids are watching on television when they aren't around. Read on for 4 tips to ensure your kids are watching age-appropriate content. (read the story...)

Toilet Training Guide for Children with Special Needs
Potty training can be trying for any family—but when your child has developmental delays, including autism, the process can seem almost impossible. Our expert comes to your rescue—with clear, step-by-step instructions on how to achieve success. (read the story...)

How to Potty Train a Child with Special Needs: Step-by-Step Instructions
When you have a child with special needs, toilet training can seem pretty impossible, but there is greater success with a more structured and systematic approach to toilet training. Get some help from expert step-by-step instructions. (read the story...)

3 Ways to Keep Your Baby Safe from Unseen Chemicals and Household Toxins
In honor of National Baby Safety Month, pediatrician Dr. Alan Greene shares three ways to keep your baby safe from common but unseen chemicals and household toxins. (read the story...)

Earthquake Coping Tips for Parents
The American Humane Association offers tips to help children deal with concerns that may arise following an earthquake. Experts remind parents and caregivers that even mild quakes can have a lasting impact. (read the story...)

Simple Ways to Help Kids Excel in Math and Science (Even If You Don't)
Remember when your kid's math homework was more addition and subtraction than graphing calculator functions and pre-calculus? With schools now placing a greater emphasis on learning science and math, it is easy for kids to get left behind the learning curve once simple science turns into chemistry and physics. Follow these simple tips to keep kids school savvy, even if trigonometry is not your first language. (read the story...)

How to Talk to Your Kids about 9/11
Your children may have some questions about what happened on September 11 and what it means in history. Read on for some suggestions from Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D., founding president of the Child Mind Institute, for discussing the 9/11's significance with your children and answering any questions they may have. (read the story...)

How to Help Your Children Build and Maintain Relationships With Their Grandparents
In honor of Grandparents Day, check out the following tips for helping your child to build and maintain relationships with their grandparents whether they live just around the corner or farther away. (read the story...)


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