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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.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the New York metro area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the Nassau County, Long Island, area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the Suffolk County, Long Island, area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the Manhattan area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the Fairfield County, CT, area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Queens

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Queens

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from party experts in the Queens area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

How to Deal with an Unruly or Rude Guest at Your Child's Birthday Party: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Even when you've planned and prepared till the cows come home, hosting your child's birthday party can have its moments of stress - especially when a guest becomes unruly or disruptive, threatening the fun for everyone. We've compiled advice from experts in the Westchester County, NY, area on the best way to deal with a rude party guest, so you'll be prepared to save the day when the time comes.

How to Throw an Allergy-Friendly Children's Birthday Party

How to Throw an Allergy-Friendly Children's Birthday Party

Even if your child doesn't have allergies, chances are at least one of his friends suffers. Lori Sandler, founder of the allergen-free Divvies Bakery and author of "The Divvies Bakery Cookbook," offers parents tips on how to throw an inclusive, safe, and fun birthday party for all guests.

8 Must-Have Birthday Party Shots and How to Get Them

8 Must-Have Birthday Party Shots and How to Get Them

Arm yourself with our handy list of must-have birthday party pictures, complete with tips on how to get the best shots of the day (courtesy of Momtographer Krista Njapa).

Momtography 101: How to Get the Best Pictures of Your Kids

Momtography 101: How to Get the Best Pictures of Your Kids

Momtographers Krista Njapa and Adrienne Gray offer their top tips on how to capture the best photos of your little ones.

How to Choose the Best Breed of Cat or Dog for Your Family

How to Choose the Best Breed of Cat or Dog for Your Family

Considering a new pet? Experts from the American Kennel Club offer advice on how to choose the best breed of cat or dog to fit your family's lifestyle.

What to Know Before You Adopt a Pet: Options for Adopting Cats and Dogs

What to Know Before You Adopt a Pet: Options for Adopting Cats and Dogs

Are you looking to adopt a dog or cat into the family? Find out what your options are and get advice from experts at the American Kennel Club about what to consider when adopting.

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

One mom opens up about how she keeps her relationship with her husband healthy and stable while caring for an autistic child.

How to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year

How to Help Your Child Have a Successful School Year

Help your children have a successful school year by behaving how you'd like them to behave. Dr. Susan Bartell, renowned child psychologist, gives parents advice on how to set a good academic example.

How to Bond with Your Non-Athletic Child

How to Bond with Your Non-Athletic Child

When your hopes of raising a mini Derek Jeter are dashed by a child's noninterest in sports, you can still find ways to bond through athletics.

Just for Moms: How to Start a Book Club

Just for Moms: How to Start a Book Club

Moms: Carve out time to sit back and read a whole book, and connect with friends real and fictional. Read on for tips on how to start a "moms only" book club - without the guilt.

How to Use Gentle Discipline: Advice from a Child Development Expert

How to Use Gentle Discipline: Advice from a Child Development Expert

Kids won't listen? Get them to behave by adapting an approach of gentle discipline. Child development expert Wendy Ludlow, LSCW, offers parents advice.

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Cure Them

Common Sleep Disorders in Children and How to Cure Them

Experts explain how to deal with the most common youth sleep disturbances, so your child can finally get the rest she so badly needs.

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

Healthy After-School Snacks: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'

"America's Dinner Mom" Jeanne Muchnick gives parents healthy snack ideas to serve their hungry kids after school - say goodbye to the grumpies!

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

Easy, Go-To Snacks for Kids

Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom," offers parents a list of easy and healthy snack ideas that will appease hungry little ones.

How to Deal with Schoolyard Antics: Tips from the Etiquette Expert

How to Deal with Schoolyard Antics: Tips from the Etiquette Expert

Our etiquette expert Elise Mac Adam, author of the new book "See Dick Bite Jane: A Think and Do Book for Parenting Predicaments Big and Small," helps parents handle some hairy schoolyard situations that you too might face.

How to Keep Your Family's Eyes Healthy

How to Keep Your Family's Eyes Healthy

Have your family practice these three tips for all-around better eye health.




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