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Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Fight Less, Love More: Tips from Relationship Expert Laurie Puhn

Five New Year's resolutions from famed relationship expert Laurie Puhn that will help you talk more effectively with your partner — and be a better role model to your kids.

How to Avoid Fire Hazards During the Holidays

How to Avoid Fire Hazards During the Holidays

Along with boughs of holly, holidays are fraught with fire hazards. The National Fire Protection Association urges caution when decorating and entertaining this season. Read their tips for keeping your family and loved ones safe.

Ask the Experts: How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season?

Ask the Experts: How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season?

To help parents find more joy in the most wonderful time of the year (and all year-round) we asked experts in the New York metro area what their best advice is for stressed-out moms.

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Nassau County, Long Island

We asked local experts - including psychologists and family therapists - for their best advice on how moms can de-stress during the holiday season and all year round.

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Manhattan

We asked local experts - including psychologists and family therapists - for their best advice on how moms can de-stress during the holiday season and all year round.

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Brooklyn

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Brooklyn

We asked local experts - including psychologists and family therapists - for their best advice on how moms can de-stress during the holiday season and all year round.

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

How Can Moms Avoid Stress During the Holiday Season? - Advice from the Experts in Westchester County, NY

We asked local experts - including psychologists and family therapists - for their best advice on how moms can de-stress during the holiday season and all year round.

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Kids in the Kitchen: The Benefits of Cooking with Your Children

Yeah, sometimes it's messy as all get-out. But cooking with your kids is always fun — and rife with teaching opportunities.

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining Wins 2010 Whole Grains Challenge Grand Prize

Flik Independent School Dining, provider of dining services for over 120 independent and private schools nationwide, won grand prize in the 2010 Whole Grains Challenge, a campaign of the Whole Grains Council.

Mount Sinai Queens Honored for Advances in Breast Health Awareness

Mount Sinai Queens Honored for Advances in Breast Health Awareness

Mount Sinai Hospital in Queens, NY, was presented with a Community Recognition Award November 17 for its work in battling breast cancer and providing preventative care.

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

New York State Heath Insurance Options for Children and Families

Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means.

Why Parents Should Say 'Yes' to Immunizations for Their Children

Why Parents Should Say 'Yes' to Immunizations for Their Children

If you choose not to vaccinate your child, you are putting more than just him at risk. Drs. Elaine Barfield and Eunice Rhee make the case for getting your child the proper vaccines before it's too late.

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

How to Guide: Save Your Child's Tooth in a Dental Emergency

Fifty percent of children get a dental injury at some point. Here, our dental experts lay out a recipe for handling a variety of tooth-related emergencies.

Unplugged: How to Get Your Family Offline and Back to the Dinner Table

Unplugged: How to Get Your Family Offline and Back to the Dinner Table

Technology is great, but it's changed the way families communicate and spend time together. Read on to find out how some families found a way to shut down — and how yours can to!

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

'Power' Drinks and Supplements: Are They Harmful to Kids?

How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products.

Ask the Experts: Proper Posture and its Effect on Spinal Health

Ask the Experts: Proper Posture and its Effect on Spinal Health

I try to teach my teenager to have good posture, but it doesn't always work. Why is good posture so important? Are there any health risks associated with bad posture?

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

Parents of Children with Special Needs: How to Tame the 'Worry Reflex'

A mom to an autistic 7-year-old reflects on her child's day in the spotlight, and the accompanying anxiety that can sometimes seem ever-present. Together with experts in the field, she offers advice to parents on how to tame their own 'worry reflex.'

Supernanny Jo Frost Visits Brooklyn School to Raise Awareness About Breathing Disorder

Supernanny Jo Frost Visits Brooklyn School to Raise Awareness About Breathing Disorder

Supernanny Jo Frost visited La Clima Elementary in Brooklyn, NY, to raise awareness about exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) and educate locals about the effects this disorder can have on undiagnosed children and adults.

Psychological Center Opens on Queens College Campus

Psychological Center Opens on Queens College Campus

The Queens College Psychological Center recently opened, offering low- to no-cost services to local children, adolescents, and adults.

8 Tips from Weight Watchers on How to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

8 Tips from Weight Watchers on How to Raise Healthy, Happy Kids

Let the folks from Weight Watchers inspire your family to eat more healthfully and get active — check out this excerpt from Weight Watchers' new book "Eat! Move! Play! A Parent's Guide for Raising Healthy, Happy Kids."

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)

8 Reasons Why You Should Take That Lunch Hour (and Tips for How to Make It Count)

Lunch is important — it's a perfect chance to pencil in some much needed "me time" or do something healthy for yourself. Quit trying to power through the day. Instead, indulge in a mini-break daily. We've got eight reasons to love your lunch, plus tips on how to make the most out of your midday break.

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

Easy Meals for Busy Moms: How to Fit Healthy Eating into Your Family's Hectic Schedule

Registered dietician Lorraine Danowski offers advice on how to prepare healthy meals and snacks for your family - fast! Danowski offers tasty but mindful options for those looking to lose weight, maintain weight, or just get healthier.

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

New Book Promises to Transform Your Relationship

In her new book, to be released on October 12, Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute Conversations to Change Your Relationship without Blowing Up or Giving In (Rodale), couples expert Laurie Puhn explains the simple strategies that can immediately improve your communication and the quality of your relationship. A Harvard-trained lawyer and family and divorce mediator, Puhn is also a married mom and runs a private practice in couples mediation in New York City.

How to Throw an Allergy-Friendly Children's Birthday Party

How to Throw an Allergy-Friendly Children's Birthday Party

Even if your child doesn't have allergies, chances are at least one of his friends suffers. Lori Sandler, founder of the allergen-free Divvies Bakery and author of "The Divvies Bakery Cookbook," offers parents tips on how to throw an inclusive, safe, and fun birthday party for all guests.

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

How to Maintain Your Marriage While Caring for a Child with Special Needs

One mom opens up about how she keeps her relationship with her husband healthy and stable while caring for an autistic child.




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