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Good Clean Fun: How to Throw a Family-Friendly Super Bowl Party

Good Clean Fun: How to Throw a Family-Friendly Super Bowl Party

If you're hosting a party for the Super Bowl, check out these tips from ConsumerReports.org on how to make it safe, clean, and fun for all.

How Parents Can Overcome Their Separation Anxiety When Kids Leave Home for Summer Camp

How Parents Can Overcome Their Separation Anxiety When Kids Leave Home for Summer Camp

When children leave home for sleepaway camp, sometimes it's the parents who struggle with separation anxiety. Here, the experts at the American Camp Association of New York and New Jersey offer tips for how to cope.

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain

How To Avoid Childhood Obesity and Weight Gain

Healthy eating and exercise can go a long way towards your family’s health but how can it be easy? Our experts share their best tips, plus delicious recipes you can make tonight!

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals

How To Make Delicious, Kid-Friendly Meals

Making a meal together can be an exciting and entertaining activity for every member of the family and it also helps to foster positive eating habits in your kids. Nutritionist Mary Hartley, RD, MPH of CalorieCount.com shares her tips on how to create delicious, kid-friendly meals that are both satisfying and nutritious.

How to Tame Pregnancy Mood Swings

How to Tame Pregnancy Mood Swings

Pregnancy can be an emotional rollercoaster. Learn how to soothe stress and other negative emotions with these tips from Jessica Denay, author of "The Hot Mom to Be Handbook." You can use these soothing methods to relax your baby when the time comes, too.

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits

Four Tips to Break Your Child's Bad Homework Habits

If your child is a chronic procrastinator, try these four approaches recommended by an education expert that are proven to break those bad homework habits.

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

How to Have Better Dinner Conversations with Your Family

Getting your kids to open up and actually talk over the dinner table can seem like a monumental feat. Help the conversation flow with advice from Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom."

How to Make a Successful New Year's Resolution

How to Make a Successful New Year's Resolution

Don't let 2011 be one more opportunity to make — and ignore — New Year's resolutions. Follow our practical, two-part advice to make them successful from the start.

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Five New Year's resolutions from famed relationship expert Laurie Puhn that will help you talk more effectively with your partner — and be a better role model to your kids.

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family

Family Finances: How to Open Up Financial Communication in Your Family

Few of us don't worry about money at least sometimes. Here are some tips from Sharon Nolfi, a licensed marriage and family therapist and school psychologist, as well as a mom, on how to talk about finances with your kids in an age-appropriate way.

How to Raise a Generous and Appreciative Child

How to Raise a Generous and Appreciative Child

Advice from a child psychologist on teaching your child to be appreciative and generous, especially during the holiday season.

5 Tips for Reducing Financial and Personal Stress During the Holidays

5 Tips for Reducing Financial and Personal Stress During the Holidays

The end-of-year holidays often bring additional stress factors as well as good cheer. Clinical psychologist and author Dr. Jacqueline Simon Gunn offers five tips for reducing stress during the holidays in relation to financial concerns and family get-togethers.

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

Fifty percent of children get a dental injury at some point. Here, our dental experts lay out a recipe for handling a variety of tooth-related emergencies.

Where Charity Begins: How to Raise a Generous Child

Where Charity Begins: How to Raise a Generous Child

Now is the perfect time to teach your child the importance of being charitable — both at home and in the greater community within which he lives. Read on for tips from Dr. Susan Bartell, a nationally recognized child psychologist.

Unplugged: How to Get Your Family Offline and Back to the Dinner Table

Unplugged: How to Get Your Family Offline and Back to the Dinner Table

Technology is great, but it's changed the way families communicate and spend time together. Read on to find out how some families found a way to shut down — and how yours can to!

How to Raise Self-Confident Kids: Advice from the Experts in Queens

How to Raise Self-Confident Kids: Advice from the Experts in Queens

We asked child experts in Queens for their best advice on how to instill and cultivate self confidence in children.

How to Raise Self-Confident Kids: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

How to Raise Self-Confident Kids: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

We asked child experts in Manhattan for their best advice on how to instill and cultivate self confidence in children.

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

A mom to an autistic 7-year-old reflects on her child's day in the spotlight, and the accompanying anxiety that can sometimes seem ever-present. Together with experts in the field, she offers advice to parents on how to tame their own 'worry reflex.'

Wish You Were Here!: How to Keep Kids Close to Distant Relatives

Wish You Were Here!: How to Keep Kids Close to Distant Relatives

When your relatives don't live right around the corner, heed our tips to help your kids stay close to them in other ways.

8 Tips from Weight Watchers on How to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

8 Tips from Weight Watchers on How to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

Let the folks from Weight Watchers inspire your family to eat more healthfully and get active — check out this excerpt from Weight Watchers' new book "Eat! Move! Play! A Parent's Guide for Raising Healthy, Happy Kids."

The Happy Stepmother: How to Keep Your Family Harmonious, Even During the Holidays

The Happy Stepmother: How to Keep Your Family Harmonious, Even During the Holidays

Rachelle Katz, a family therapist and stepmother herself, offers advice for stepmoms on how to set boundaries and keep your blended family harmonious, even during holidays.

It's (Just?) a Game: How to Put the Fun Back into Youth Sports

It's (Just?) a Game: How to Put the Fun Back into Youth Sports

Ah, the pressures — of training, of always trying to win. Don't let them get in the way of what youth sports are really all about. Consult our advice from experts in the field on how parents can be supportive without going overboard.

10 Tips for Your Child's First Day of Kindergarten

10 Tips for Your Child's First Day of Kindergarten

A child development expert shares a few simple do's and don'ts that will help make your child's first day of kindergarten a success.

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)

Lunch is important — it's a perfect chance to pencil in some much needed "me time" or do something healthy for yourself. Quit trying to power through the day. Instead, indulge in a mini-break daily. We've got eight reasons to love your lunch, plus tips on how to make the most out of your midday break.

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

Registered dietician Lorraine Danowski offers advice on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks for your family - fast! Danowski offers tasty but mindful options for those looking to lose weight, maintain weight, or just get healthier.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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