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Paying Down Holiday Debt

Paying Down Holiday Debt

You splurged on presents and treats for the family over the holidays and now the bills are coming in. What do you do?

Partying, Kids in Tow

Partying, Kids in Tow

During the holiday season, you may be invited to many parties. Some will be adult-only and you will have to find a sitter to watch the kids while you’re out. But many hosts welcome children and encourage the little ones to come. Regardless of where the party is at, you need to pack a few essentials. Read all of our recommendation for when you are partying, with your kids in tow.

Me-Time Tips for New Moms

Me-Time Tips for New Moms

As a new mom, it can feel like you’ll never find time to pamper yourself again. But you can!

Increasing Adaptability in Your Autistic Child

Increasing Adaptability in Your Autistic Child

Life can be challenging for a family that embraces a child with autism. It is not a simple task but it can be accomplished if you accept, adapt and be flexible.

Protecting Kids from the Dangers of the Cold

Protecting Kids from the Dangers of the Cold

It might look like a winter wonderland, but the cold weather can have dangerous side effects.

How to Work with Your Child’s Tutor

How to Work with Your Child’s Tutor

A referral from another parent can be a good place to start, but the key is to find a tutor who best addresses the learning styles and issues of your child.

Helping Children with their Homework

Helping Children with their Homework

Guidelines for getting kids to do their homework.

Get Your Child to Sleep

Get Your Child to Sleep

Tips for helping your children get the sleep they need.

Ways to Make Kids Love Math

Ways to Make Kids Love Math

Teaching kids to use math in their everyday lives.

Time Management for Kids

Time Management for Kids

Easy ways to help children manage their time better.

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

The Four Ps of Successful Family Meals

Family mealtimes are an important element in cohesive, well-functioning family life and in healthy child development.

Build Self-Confidence Through Sports

Build Self-Confidence Through Sports

Athletic confidence is a core mental skill because of its impact on other parts of one’s life, like school and relationships with family and friends.

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

A Nutritious Diet for Kids

These back-to-school nutrition tips will send you to the head of the class.

How to Create an Everlasting Pumpkin: A Carving Alternative

How to Create an Everlasting Pumpkin: A Carving Alternative

Carving pumpkins is a lot of fun, but after a week or so, your jack-o-lantern will start to droop and pucker, even if you’ve used all the tricks for preserving it. If you’re looking for a pumpkin that will last a bit longer, try making one out of papier-mâché.

Tips for Real World Math

Tips for Real World Math

It is critical to create a mathematical “environment” for your children, especially during the formative years between pre-K and fifth grade.

Take the Team Approach

Take the Team Approach

Realizing a vision for the school year requires support from a motivated group of individuals: a team of people who ban together through adversity, inspire motivation and acknowledge achievement.

Tween Angst, and How You Can Help

Tween Angst, and How You Can Help

How to help your child overcome shyness.

Points and Rewards

Points and Rewards

You may have gotten through the toddler years without tantrums, but sometimes when a child becomes an adolescent, she refuses to comply with house rules.

September Reading: Some Insider Tips

September Reading: Some Insider Tips

If you have children just starting school, building their confidence and comfort with books is the most important thing that you can do.

How To NOT Be a Stage Mom or Dad

How To NOT Be a Stage Mom or Dad

Let's face it. Stage moms and dads have, over the years, gotten a bad rap.

How to Buy and Store Finger Paints

How to Buy and Store Finger Paints

Children love to finger paint; but they end up with paint on their faces and fingers that can accidentally get into their mouths. Worried? Here are some tips to keep your kids safe.

How-to Have Healthy Teeth

How-to Have Healthy Teeth

Parents often question the right way to care for their children’s teeth. At what age should they start brushing and flossing? Which toothbrushes and toothpastes are safe? And what is the appropriate age to start regular dental check-ups?

How to Quell Household Disputes and Restore Domestic Tranquility

How to Quell Household Disputes and Restore Domestic Tranquility

Like it or not, moms are usually the home “sheriffs” and the ones charged with “putting out the fires.” Momagers® (mom and manager) must be great problem solvers who can quell the almost daily sibling or spousal flare-ups. Effective mothering, put simply, requires fine-tuned conflict management skills.

How to Avoid a Bad Birthday Party

How to Avoid a Bad Birthday Party

Whether it’s an over-stimulated toddler, a jealous party guest or a horrified mom (just look at my couch!), there are many ways to ruin a party. But there are so many ways to throw a great party that you can minimize the horrors. Here are some suggestions to avoid common pitfalls...

How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor

How to Talk to Your Child's Doctor

No matter how busy the doctor or chaotic the situation, parents need to make sure the doctor hears their own explanation for why they are there.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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