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Fidelis Care Opens Community Office in Yonkers
Fidelis Care, a statewide health plan, recently opened a community office in Yonkers. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

How to Soothe a Camera-Shy Child
Rob DeSantos, one of the star photographers at PhotoOp NYC (which has studios on the Upper East and Upper West Sides of Manhattan and also travels to the Hamptons during summer months) reveals some of his secrets for capturing cute kids through the lens. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

GE Educates Families to Prepare for Power Outages
GE Generator Systems is educating families about proper emergency preparedness during National Preparedness Month. (read the story...)

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 tricks from PhotoOp NYC photographer Robert DeSantos. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the 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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

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. (read the story...)

Special Needs Trusts: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
If you're thinking of creating a special needs trust or supplemental needs trust for a loved one, first read these answers to frequently asked questions, including how to set up the trust, who can access it, and what benefits an SNT has compared to other options. (read the story...)


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