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What Should I Do When My Child Refuses to Go to School?

What Should I Do When My Child Refuses to Go to School?

If your child refuses to go to school, it may be because she dealing with a traumatic experience at school or home. Here's how to get to the bottom of her refusal and help her like school.

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.

10 Best Family Activities for March

10 Best Family Activities for March

This March, look forward to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, an early Easter, and educational, fun activities for Women’s History Month. Go maple sugaring or plan any number of other exciting day trips!

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

The signs and symptoms of autism start at a young age and include a lack of communication skills, problems with social interaction, a need for repetition, and sensory issues.

Bronx Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Bronx Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in the Bronx? See how our readers answered that question!

Manhattan Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Manhattan Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Manhattan? See how our readers answered that question!

Nassau County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Nassau County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Nassau County? See how our readers answered that question!

Suffolk County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Suffolk County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Suffol County? See how our readers answered that question!

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

Parents may worry about YouTube's age-inappropriate content, but mostly what kids love to watch is fine (if a little weird).

Fairfield County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Fairfield County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Fairfield County? See how our readers answered that question!

Queens Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Queens Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Queens? See how our readers answered that question!

Brooklyn Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Brooklyn Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Brooklyn? See how our readers answered that question!

QUIZ: Are You City or Suburb?

QUIZ: Are You City or Suburb?

Where you live can be just an address, or it can represent a whole state of mind. So where's your head at, mama? Take our quiz now to see if it's rocking in the city or relaxing in the suburbs.

My Child Is Being Bullied. What Can I Do?

My Child Is Being Bullied. What Can I Do?

Here is some advice for parents, from family therapist, Gary Kogan, on what to do if your child is being bullied.

Rockland County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Rockland County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Rockland County? See how our readers answered that question!

Westchester County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Westchester County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Westchester County? See how our readers answered that question!

QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

Are you a Brooklyn mama who loves to keep it local or an Upper East Side mom who prefers things luxe? Or perhaps an Astoria mom who revels in all the city has to offer? Take this quiz to find out where you fit into NYC neighborhoods!

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie is receiving a makeover for the first time in 57 years. Toymaker Mattel will make the iconic toy in three new body types: tall, curvy, and petite.

How to Handle Your Child's First Crush

How to Handle Your Child's First Crush

We've all had our fair share puppy love, but what should we do when our kids tell us they like someone? Local experts share what you need to know to handle your child's first crush.

Expert Advice for Parents on Children and Psychotherapy

Expert Advice for Parents on Children and Psychotherapy

Mental health professionals Michael O. Weiner, LCSW, and Les Paul Gallo-Silver, LCSW-R, BC-HSP, set out to demystify the therapy process for you and your child.

One Day University Welcomes Andrew Shatte and His Seminar on Raising a Resilient Child

One Day University Welcomes Andrew Shatte and His Seminar on Raising a Resilient Child

Andrew Shatte will host a seminar at One Day University about how to raise a resilient child.

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

Celeb moms like Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyonce, Blake Lively, and Kerri Russell call the NYC area home and just like you, they are trying to balance life and motherhood in the city that never sleeps. Are you a high-fashion 5th Avenue mama or a laid-back Brooklyn-hipster type? Take our quiz to find out!

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

MaryAnn Paris took to Facebook to defend son, Michael, against bullies.

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

Every child has his or her own special strengths. Here’s how to focus on what makes your child unique.

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

According to a recent report in The New York Times covering a new Pew Research Center survey, family income levels make an impact on how parents rear their children.




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