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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.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts

Education experts from around the New York metro area - including NYC, Long Island, and the suburbs - weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

Education experts from the Nassau County, Long Island, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Queens

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Queens

Education experts from the Queens area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

Education experts from the Fairfield County, CT, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Education experts from the Westchester County, NY, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

How to Partner with Your Child's Teachers: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

Education experts from the Rockland County, NY, area weigh in on how parents can establish a positive relationship with their child's teachers, thus ensuring their child's long-term success in school.

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

Going back to school after a long summer vacation, not to mention entering a new grade, with a new teachers and new classmates, can be stressful for many young children. Read on for Dr. Susan Bartell's tips on combating your child's back-to-school worries.

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts

From transitioning your kids' sleep schedules in advance to maintaining some of the good habits they developed during the previous schoolyear, there are a few key things parents can do to help their children get their groove back. Check out the advice we collected from education experts in the New York metro area.

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

From transitioning your kids' sleep schedules in advance to maintaining some of the good habits they developed during the previous schoolyear, there are a few key things parents can do to help their children get their groove back. Check out the advice we collected from education experts around Nassau County, Long Island.

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

From transitioning your kids' sleep schedules in advance to maintaining some of the good habits they developed during the previous schoolyear, there are a few key things parents can do to help their children get their groove back. Check out the advice we collected from education experts around Suffolk County, Long Island.

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Queens

How to Ease Your Child's Transition Back to School: Advice from the Education Experts in Queens

From transitioning your kids' sleep schedules in advance to maintaining some of the good habits they developed during the previous schoolyear, there are a few key things parents can do to help their children get their groove back. Check out the advice we collected from education experts around Queens.




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