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How to Bond with Your Non-Athletic Child

How to Bond with Your Non-Athletic Child

When your hopes of raising a mini Derek Jeter are dashed by a child's noninterest in sports, you can still find ways to bond through athletics.

How to Manage Your Child's Fears on Halloween

How to Manage Your Child's Fears on Halloween

How to manage those less-fun aspects of Halloween, such as kid fears, racy costumes, overloading on candy, and dangerous streets.

How to Use Gentle Discipline: Advice from a Child Development Expert

How to Use Gentle Discipline: Advice from a Child Development Expert

Kids won't listen? Get them to behave by adapting an approach of gentle discipline. Child development expert Wendy Ludlow, LSCW, offers parents advice.

Confessions of an Ex-City Mommy

Confessions of an Ex-City Mommy

One former Manhattan mom talks about her surprisingly enjoyable adjustment to life in the suburbs.

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

How to Manage Children's Back-to-School Anxiety

Going back to school after a long summer vacation, not to mention entering a new grade, with a new teachers and new classmates, can be stressful for many young children. Read on for Dr. Susan Bartell's tips on combating your child's back-to-school worries.

Is There Such a Thing as 'Too Clean' When it Comes to Kids?

Is There Such a Thing as 'Too Clean' When it Comes to Kids?

Disinfectants, antibacterial wipes, gel sanitizers...Pediatricians and other medical experts weigh in on whether our nation's obsession with cleanliness could lead to harmful effects for our children.

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.

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 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 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.

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Get to know Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford, a Manhattan mother of two. We sat down with Rutherford to discuss her career, her charity work, and what it's like being mom to Hermes and Helena.

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.

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."

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.

A Teachable Moment™: A Little Bit of Mother's Day All Year Round

A Teachable Moment™: A Little Bit of Mother's Day All Year Round

Dr. Susan Bartell, America's premier family psychologist, offers parents advice on how to teach children generosity and appreciation, on Mother's Day and all year long.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects.

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.

The IQ Trap

The IQ Trap

Dr. Robert Flower, founder of the Gilchrist Institute for the Achievement Sciences, breaks down and challenges our accepted definition of intelligence, which he refers to as the "IQ Trap." Read on to find out the effect this "trap" can have on your child's academic success.

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.

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

The pressure to perform in a sport like baseball, even in Little League, can cause some players to neglect learning the basic skills. Read advice from the experts on how to help your child excel in baseball while still having fun.




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