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Grief Counseling Offered for Kids & Teens

Grief Counseling Offered for Kids & Teens

Hearts & Crafts Grief Counseling recently moved to Hillsdale and began offering two new grief support groups: a support group for teens who have lost a parent, and a group for children who have lost a sibling.

Fidelis Care Opens Community Office in Yonkers

Fidelis Care Opens Community Office in Yonkers

Fidelis Care, a statewide health plan, recently opened a community office in Yonkers.

Your Driver Is Here Offers Car Service for Minors

Your Driver Is Here Offers Car Service for Minors

Your Driver Is Here, a unique car service, recently began offering rides in Westchester and Fairfield counties. The car service uses your own car to drive you where you need to go. The company also offers car service for minors.

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF

There are ways to make your child's trick-or-treating experience more meaningful than just collecting bags of candy. By participating in the 60-year-old Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF program, not only will your kids learn the importance of fundraising and having a global impact, but they will gain an invaluable sense of self-worth through helping other children across the world.

How to Soothe a Camera-Shy Child

How to Soothe a Camera-Shy Child

If your child isn't comfortable or gets upset about being in front of the camera, it can be difficult to get the photos you want. Here, a seasoned child photographer shares some secrets for calming camera-shy kids.

The Sunshine Gallery Retail and Consignment Store Opens in Nanuet

The Sunshine Gallery Retail and Consignment Store Opens in Nanuet

A retail and consignment store, The Sunshine Gallery opened in Nanuet in May. The store offers kids clothing, furniture, toys, shoes, and strollers, as well as maternity clothing. Owner Colleen Vanderhoef, a teacher at the Rockland Center for the Arts, also offers kids’ art classes at the store.

10 Things to Do if Your Pet is Lost

10 Things to Do if Your Pet is Lost

Paul Mann, founder and CEO of Fetch! Pet Care, shares 10 tips to help find your lost dog or cat, including going door to door and notifying pet shelters.

Home Medical Equipment Provider Moves to Kissena Boulevard

Home Medical Equipment Provider Moves to Kissena Boulevard

Silvercare, which provides patients with customized braces and other home medical equipment, recently moved to a new location on Kissena Boulevard.

Survey Shows Strong Tie Between Physical and Digital Security Risks

Survey Shows Strong Tie Between Physical and Digital Security Risks

ADT and McAffe recently released the results of a survey about the relationship between digital and physical security. The study shows that while 67 percent of smartphone users are password-protected, 49 percent of them admitted to sharing their password.

Manhattan Workshops Align Children's Caregivers

Manhattan Workshops Align Children's Caregivers

Unified Parenting, located on the Upper West Side, offers nanny and parenting workshops, parenting webinars, and consultation services for common parenting issues to make sure your child's caregivers are all approaching child care the same way.

Ask the Expert: Do You Recommend Mediation for Divorcing Parents of a Child with Special Needs?

Ask the Expert: Do You Recommend Mediation for Divorcing Parents of a Child with Special Needs?

Many attorneys suggest mediation for parents who are divorcing. We asked H. Michael Stern, Esq., MSW, an attorney and certified mediator on Long Island, how mediation can help in a divorce, especially when a child with special needs is involved.

PayPal's Tips for Easy Holiday Shopping

PayPal's Tips for Easy Holiday Shopping

E-commerce pioneer PayPal offers tips for using PayPal in new ways to make your hectic holiday shopping easier.

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home

Car Seat Installation Lessons at Your Home

Strapped In Car Seat Safety recently started offering its car seat installation services in the New York metro area. The service also offers child passenger safety lessons, car seat checks, and car seat installation at your home.

GE Educates Families to Prepare for Power Outages

GE Educates Families to Prepare for Power Outages

GE Generator Systems is educating families about proper emergency preparedness during National Preparedness Month.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Take the Best Photos of My Kids?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Take the Best Photos of My Kids?

Snap the best candid and posed shots of your kids at home with these tricks from a seasoned child photographer.

The Truth About Cats & Dogs: Myth vs. Reality

The Truth About Cats & Dogs: Myth vs. Reality

The American Kennel Club and The International Cat Association partnered to help pet owners separate fact from fiction with common misconceptions about cats and dogs.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent My Child From Growing Up Too Fast During a Divorce?

Ask the Expert: How Can I Prevent My Child From Growing Up Too Fast During a Divorce?

After a divorce, children may worry about their parents and feel the need to take on adult responsibilities in the home. An expert offers advice on how to keep your children out of "grown-up problems" and help reduce their anxiety about the process.

How to Hire a Nanny During Back-To-School Season

How to Hire a Nanny During Back-To-School Season

SurePayroll offer tips and advice for hiring and paying a nanny for your child during the busy back-to-school season. Learn about the best resources for finding babysitters and childcare, how to pay your nanny, and tips for simplifying the nanny search.

Choosing the Right Kennel for Your Pet

Choosing the Right Kennel for Your Pet

As families gear up for their summer vacation, Better Business Bureau has advice for pet owners looking for a safe place to house their furry friend. Here are tips for choosing the right kennel for your pet.

What Working Moms Should Do to Help Keep an Eye on Her Kids

What Working Moms Should Do to Help Keep an Eye on Her Kids

Parenting columnist Laurie Puhn, who is also a couples mediator, shares why sending a particular email is a must for working mothers.

Moving Forward Seminars Now Offers In-Home Workshops

Moving Forward Seminars Now Offers In-Home Workshops

As part of Moving Forward Seminars, Donna Sirianni now offers in-home “design your life” workshops groups. In the hour-long workshop, you, your friends, and your family have the chance to create support groups, balance work and life, manage stress, and develop a positive mindset.

You Love Me Too, Mamma?: An Adoption Story

You Love Me Too, Mamma?: An Adoption Story

A writer and documentary filmmaker living in New York City and her husband adopt two young children who were born in Vietnam.

Westport Children's Salon Prepares for Grand Opening

Westport Children's Salon Prepares for Grand Opening

Sharkey's Cuts for Kids, opening a new location in Westport, offers salon services for children in Fairfield County. The children's salon offers fun for all ages, from themed stations to a tween lounge and gaming stations.

Ask The Expert: Swim and Water Safety For Kids This Summer

Ask The Expert: Swim and Water Safety For Kids This Summer

Summer is right around the corner, and that means pools, beaches, and water sports galore. But when you spend time near the water with your kids, the number one thought for many parents is water safety. As temperatures begin to heat up and Memorial Day weekend is in sight, it's time to increase awareness about the importance of learning to swim. Swimways, a leading manufacturer of pool and outdoor recreational products, is hosting National Learn to Swim Day on Saturday, May 18. In honor of this educational campaign, Simways is partnering with Mario Vittone, former Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue Swimmer. Vittone spoke with us about the best ways to keep your kids safe and to prevent drowning when it comes to water safety.

5 Tips for Buying the Right Lawn Mower

5 Tips for Buying the Right Lawn Mower

If you're thinking of buying a new lawn mower, you first need to know which type of lawn mower will work best for your yard. Here are 5 tips that will help you know which lawn mower to buy, plus some advice on safety features and after-sale service.




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