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Dress Up Your Pets: Skeleton Costume by Martha Stewart Pets

Dress Up Your Pets: Skeleton Costume by Martha Stewart Pets

While planning your trick-or-treating adventure this Halloween, don't forget to include the family dog in on the fun. The Martha Stewart Pets collection at PetSmart has some great costumes that will give your pet spooky style.

PopCap Games and ADA Partner to Give Away Free Video Games

PopCap Games and ADA Partner to Give Away Free Video Games

PopCap Games and the ADA partnered to provide free video game downloads for adults to hand out to trick-or-treaters this Halloween instead of candy. This campaign, "Stop Zombie Mouth," is an effort to promote good oral health in children across the U.S.

The Monster Eater Eases Bedtime Woes

The Monster Eater Eases Bedtime Woes

Spooky monsters in the closet or under the bed can turn bedtime into its own nightmare. Ease children's minds with a companion who will make them feel safe and in control of bedtime. Learn more about Einar The Monster Eater below.

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Woodbury Boutique Offers Appropriate Dresses for Tweens, Teens

Woodbury Boutique Offers Appropriate Dresses for Tweens, Teens

Fetch Boutique, located in Woodbury, sells age-appropriate, affordable dresses for all special occasions, including bar/bat mitzvah, prom, and graduations. The boutique is a "trendy, fresh, hip" store, and local teens model the dresses.

A New Film Explores What Technology is Doing to Our Brains

A New Film Explores What Technology is Doing to Our Brains

“What is all this technology doing to our brains?” The second film of the three-part series "Let It Ripple: Mobile Films for Global Change" by Tiffany Shlain explores this question and offers guidance on how parents can best nurture their children’s minds.

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Children's Furniture Store Opens Only U.S. Location in SoHo

Children's Furniture Store Opens Only U.S. Location in SoHo

COCO-MAT, an environmentally friendly furniture company for children, is opening its only U.S. location in SoHo. The company manufactures sustainable furniture using all-natural materials and environmentally friendly construction methods.

Stuff We Like: S'mores, Please!
Free E-Book Guides Parents on Managing Child's Stress and Preventing Smoking

Free E-Book Guides Parents on Managing Child's Stress and Preventing Smoking

Real Parents. Real Answers, a youth smoking prevention program, has launched a free e-book on their website that gives parents advice on managing their child's stress level and preventing them from smoking—many children attribute starting smoking to high stress levels.

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Stuff We Like: Get Ready for the Olympics!
Dr. Harvey Karp Releases New Parenting Book About Sleep

Dr. Harvey Karp Releases New Parenting Book About Sleep

In his new book "The Happiest Baby Guide to Great Sleep: Simple Solutions for Kids from Birth to 5 Years," Dr. Harvey Karp, America's most trusted pediatrician, empowers readers with new insights and simple tips to get children to fall asleep quickly, stop bad sleeping habits before they start, and stop bedtime battles.

New Cookbooks and Nutrition Guides for Parents and Families

New Cookbooks and Nutrition Guides for Parents and Families

We've rounded up our favorite new books on food for families, including some great cookbooks for everyone from busy moms to picky eaters, the latest nutrition guides for parents, and go-to guides full of fun recipes kids are sure to love.

Long Island Dad Publishes 'Diana the Organic Banana'

Long Island Dad Publishes 'Diana the Organic Banana'

Long Island author Dr. Francesco J. Caputo's children's book, which teaches kids about nutrition and healthy eating, was inspired by his daughter.

Three Ways to Make the Olympics Educational for Your Kids

Three Ways to Make the Olympics Educational for Your Kids

With the 2012 Summer Olympics around the corner, some parents may be worried about their kids sitting in front of the TV for hours watching the events and not learning anything. We found three products—a book, a movie, and a game—to help make the event watching more educational. With older kids, read the book or watch the movie, then have a discussion about the athletes featured. For younger kids, play the game to learn and review math skills.

Stuff We Like: Road Trip!
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Pirate Tale Teaches Kids Responsible Decision Making

Pirate Tale Teaches Kids Responsible Decision Making

Carole Roman of Syosset, NY recently released a children's book that takes young readers on a pirate adventure while teaching responsibility and good decision-making.




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