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New and Noteworthy; Getting Ready for School

New and Noteworthy; Getting Ready for School

Check out these new products that make back to school easier for kids and parents.

Brenda Blackmon: My9 WWOR-TV's Anchorwoman, Mom With a Mission

Brenda Blackmon: My9 WWOR-TV's Anchorwoman, Mom With a Mission

Broadcast Journalist Brenda Blackmon has had her share of accolades and honors, from Emmys, to Associated Press awards, to two honorary doctorate degrees – and in March of 2006, she was chosen one of The Network Journal’s “25 Most Influential Black Women in Business.”

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!

Kids' Physicals For School Sports!

Most sports injuries are preventable through proper instruction, supervision, and equipment. The place to start is with a thorough sports physical examination!

The Latest Word on Immunizations for Kids

The Latest Word on Immunizations for Kids

Your child is due to be vaccinated, but you’ve heard that talk about potential dangers and you’re not sure what to do. Get the immunization! Read on to learn more about the whats, whens, and whys.

The Gluten-Free Diet  for Children with Autism

The Gluten-Free Diet for Children with Autism

One in 150 children are currently diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders...one dietary therapy that has been used in treating children diagnosed with autism is a gluten-free diet.

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

How To Keep Your Kids Safe From Sexual Predators

There’s no “How To” more important than that of keeping our kids safe from sexual predators. From the AmberWatch Foundation’s “Be Safe!” program, here are some tips to keep in mind...

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

Sunburn In Early Years Increases Risks

The majority of sun exposure occurs during the first 18 years and this exposure has a cumulative effect.

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action

When Your Child’s Injury Justifies Legal Action

In spite of our vigilance, we can't always keep our children out of harm's way. They may be hurt due to circumstances beyond our control.

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

Lyme disease! That dreaded infection! With the warm weather here, it’s time look to refresh yourselves & your kids on the symptoms, warnings and treatments.

Family Nutrition on a Budget

Family Nutrition on a Budget

Budgeting at the supermarket doesn’t mean your family has to suffer when it comes to proper nutrition. There are many delicious, easy ways to get a healthy bang for your buck.

New & Noteworthy-New 'It' Products for Kids & Parents

New & Noteworthy-New 'It' Products for Kids & Parents

Check out some new products for parents and kids this month...

Fighting Childhood Obesity

Fighting Childhood Obesity

According to a national poll on children’s health conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital, parents said it is childhood obesity that tops their list of health concerns.

Springtime Allergies & Kids

Springtime Allergies & Kids

Spring has finally arrived. Yet, as Long Islanders and other New Yorkers know, the onset of milder weather also heralds the start of the springtime pollen season!

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?

Do You Have a Highly Intuitive Child?

Do you have a highly intuitive child? Read the following 10 traits and check those that apply to your child

A Plus for Children’s Healthcare

A Plus for Children’s Healthcare

New York State’s subsidized healthcare plan, Child Health Plus, was expanded in the fall of 2008, raising the income threshold for eligibility from $44,000 (for a family of 3) to $70,000, & offers regular checkups, vaccinations, prescriptions, dental & vision care, hospital & emergency care, & more.

How To Keep Kids Healthy at Camp

How To Keep Kids Healthy at Camp

Summer camp is a place to release all of the pent-up energy from the school year, and an increase in physical activity can lead to a spike in risks. But keeping kids healthy at camp doesn't require knowledge of the latest medical journals — just a good dose of common sense.

New & Noteworthy-February's 'It' Products for Kids & Parents

New & Noteworthy-February's 'It' Products for Kids & Parents

Check out some new products for parents and kids this month...

Get Ready to Smile in Fairfield

Get Ready to Smile in Fairfield

Kids First Pediatric Dentistry can now help to create beautiful smiles.

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day.

Coping with Winter Coughs

Coping with Winter Coughs

Your child can’t stop coughing. Is it a cold or something worse? What can you do to make them feel better?

Brrr…Time to Swim

Brrr…Time to Swim

During the winter season, swimming lessons are a great way to keep kids fit, happy, and comfortable.

Mommy & Me Pilates

Mommy & Me Pilates

Five Pilates moves for new moms who need to decrease the burden on their back without missing any time with their new baby.

Summer Hair Care for Young Campers and Swimmers

Summer Hair Care for Young Campers and Swimmers

Summer fun can wreak havoc on kids' delicate scalp and hair. Here tips to help make summer hair care a breeze.

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible

Travel and Breastfeeding Are Intimately Compatible

If you’re planning a trip with your little one, consider these 10 tips to help you out.

Green and Noteworthy

Green and Noteworthy

The eco-conscious among us are looking for products with healthier and safer ingredients.




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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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