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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.

How to Protect Yourself Against the Sun - in Style!

How to Protect Yourself Against the Sun - in Style!

We get healthy vitamin D from the sun, but too many rays can cause harm. Protect yourself in style this summer with our top picks for fashionable moms, including the best sunscreen, sunglasses, and hats.

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

Our summer reading picks for ages preschool through preteen are both fun and educational.

Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Unique Needs Themselves

Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Unique Needs Themselves

Brothers and sisters of kids with special needs have their own set of needs - an important fact for parents to address in order to raise a healthy family. Here, two New York City families share their stories, and experts share their insights and advice.

The Great Mom Job Hunt: How Moms Can Get Back to Work

The Great Mom Job Hunt: How Moms Can Get Back to Work

Whether you’ve been out of the workforce because you were laid off or because you decided to be a stay-at-home mother, our advice will help you get back in the game.

10 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn

10 Things You Must Do on LinkedIn

Social networking advice for job seekers.

Outdoor Summer Safety for Kids

Outdoor Summer Safety for Kids

Tips for parents: Keep your children protected against outdoor hazards this summer, from bugs and burns to slips and scrapes.

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area.

How to Find Childcare in NYC

How to Find Childcare in NYC

Securing safe and loving childcare is one of the most complex jobs a parent can face. The choice of how your child will spend the day when you cannot be there is a personal one that must be tailored to the individual needs of each family.

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room.

When the Bully is the Teacher

When the Bully is the Teacher

What to do when you suspect your child's teacher is a bully.

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Find out why you should open up the conversation about sex early on with your kids. Get tips from experts like Dr. Laura Berman, author of "Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Turning 'the Talk' Into a Conversation for Life."

How to Pack for Summer Camp

How to Pack for Summer Camp

We sat down with a few summer camp experts, including moms and camp directors, to bring parents practical advice on what to pack (and what NOT to pack) with your child for camp.

When Your Mom is Your Nanny

When Your Mom is Your Nanny

About 25 percent of full-time working moms with children under the age of 5 have a grandparent caring for their children. While convenient, this arrangement is not without its complications. Author Julie Revelant explores the ramifications this relationship raises and how it's affected by generational changes in child raising.

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area.

How Parents Can Deal with Young Children's Separation Anxiety: Advice from the Experts

How Parents Can Deal with Young Children's Separation Anxiety: Advice from the Experts

When it comes to raising your kids, you want the best advice out there, which is why we turned to the experts. Will this summer be your little one's first camp experience? His first time away from home and his family? Prepare for separation anxiety at camp by reading the advice we've compiled from experts, including camp directors in your area.




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