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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.

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.




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