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

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

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 Manhattan.

How to Encourage Your Daughter to Be Phyiscally Active

How to Encourage Your Daughter to Be Phyiscally Active

As a parent, you have a responsibility to encourage physical activity in your children. Daughters especially benefit from this kind of support. Read our tips for moms and dads on how you can instill a love of physical activity and encourage sports participation in your child.

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When your child's birthday is oh-so-close to a school's cutoff date for enrollment, what's the wise course of action?

How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

Your child's caregiver is your employee as well as an honorary member of the family, which can make for a complex relationship. From how to find a nanny in the first place to managing the relationship once you do, we've got the information parents need.

How to Schedule Your Child's After-School Activities: The Top 5 Challenges

How to Schedule Your Child's After-School Activities: The Top 5 Challenges

Now's the time to sign up for (and fill your calendar with!) all of your kids' scheduled after-school activities. But first, consult our advice for dealing with the top five challenges you'll likely encounter.

Coach to Coach: How to Make Your Child's Sports Season a Success

Coach to Coach: How to Make Your Child's Sports Season a Success

A dad of four and veteran coach shares his insights on how to make your child's next team season — whether you're coaching or cheering from the sidelines — a success.

What Parents Can Do to Stop Cyber Bullying

What Parents Can Do to Stop Cyber Bullying

The wealth of technology available to our children's generation - from texting to email to social networking sites - has caused cyber-bullying to reach an all-time high. Read on for tips on how parents can recognize and prevent cyber-bullying.

How to Schedule Your Child's Time

How to Schedule Your Child's Time

Five tips for making your family's balancing act more manageable during the school year.

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Learning a second language at an early age can have many positive effects later in life. Read on for tips on how to bring up a bilingual child.

How to Get Dad to Help Out a Little More

How to Get Dad to Help Out a Little More

Read our five tips on how to get Dad more involved at home and with the kids.

How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

How to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

Is your child a picky eater? We asked the experts, including health counselors and nutritionists, for their best tips on how to get your child to eat (and like!) new - and healthy - foods.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in the New York metro area for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in Nassau County, Long Island, for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Suffolk County, Long Island

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in Suffolk County, Long Island, for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in Manhattan for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Fairfield County, CT

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in Fairfield County, CT, for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Queens

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Queens

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts in Queens for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Brooklyn

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Brooklyn

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked experts in Brooklyn for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked experts in Westchester County, NY, for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

How to Encourage Your Child to Learn How to Swim: Advice from the Experts in Rockland County, NY

Every child should learn how to swim to reduce the risk of drowning. But whether due to fear of the water or uninterest in swimming, some kids don't want to get in the pool to learn. That's why we asked local experts for their advice on the best way to encourage your child to learn how to swim.

How to Have a Stress-Free Vacation with Your Special Needs Child

How to Have a Stress-Free Vacation with Your Special Needs Child

Dr. Scott Barkin, executive director of the Brooklyn-based Block Institute, offers travel advice for families with a child who has special needs.

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Tips for Buying and Selling a Home with Family in Tow

Considering a move? Here's a primer for families looking to dip into the real estate market, with advice on buying, selling, financing, and how to get the timing right.

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

How to Prepare Your Family for Ocean Swimming

Consult our tips before you head to the shore this summer, and be confident that your children are prepared for swimming in the ocean.

The United States Lifesaving Association's Top 10  Swimming Safety Tips

The United States Lifesaving Association's Top 10 Swimming Safety Tips

While some of these tips are basic and others are aimed at moms and dads explicitly, these reminders could save a life.

How to Encourage Your Child to Experience New Things

How to Encourage Your Child to Experience New Things

Summer is the opportune time for kids to explore and experience new things. Here, Dr. Susan Bartell offers tips for parents on how they can encourage and make the most of those explorations.




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