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Baby Food: Make It Yourself

Baby Food: Make It Yourself

There are many good reasons to make your own fresh, homemade baby food.

Father's Day List

Father's Day List

It’s the age of the “metrosexual.” With Father’s Day coming up, it’s time to get Dad looking sharp and spiffy with some great grooming gifts.

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration

How to Detect and Prevent Dehydration

Keeping hydrated is always important, but as the temperature outside increases, parents should keep an even closer eye on their children’s fluid intake to prevent dehydration. Infants and children are more likely to become dehydrated than older children or adolescents because of several factors, including a smaller fluid reserve, a higher metabolic rate and dependence on others for access to fluids.

Into the Mouths of Babes: Eight Easy Tips for Feeding Your Kids

Into the Mouths of Babes: Eight Easy Tips for Feeding Your Kids

The latest obsession among moms focuses on how they can trick their children into eating foods that are actually good for them. And, since summer is when most of us start craving juicy, fresh fruits and veggies, now is a great time to experiment with some fun, healthful food tips for you and your family...

Family Mealtime: All Kinds of Nourishment

Family Mealtime: All Kinds of Nourishment

In France and Italy, the evening meal is a cherished event. This simple family tradition is now in danger of extinction in the U.S. Likewise in danger are the things we do while having our meals — talking, sharing our day at work, home and school. Family mealtime has so much potential. We owe it to ourselves and the ones we love to do what we can to bring it off the endangered species list.

Should You Insure Your Children?

Should You Insure Your Children?

Many people find the idea of insuring their children to be somewhat distasteful—or downright offensive. But purchasing a permanent life insurance policy for your child today could give them a financial head start tomorrow.

Make Room for the Contractors!

Make Room for the Contractors!

When the desire for additional space becomes a pressing need, many families choose to renovate and expand instead of move to a new location.

When a Child Needs a Special Diet

When a Child Needs a Special Diet

Imagine you are an excellent cook – and the editor of a food magazine to boot – but your child is allergic to everything you make. Silvana Nardone's 11-year old son, Isaiah, developed food allergies last fall, and must avoid wheat, dairy, eggs, soy & peanuts.

Children with Nutritional Deficit Disorder (N.D.D.)

Children with Nutritional Deficit Disorder (N.D.D.)

Most children are not getting the required nutrients they need for proper cognitive growth. More than half of children I see with learning or behavioral problems have histories of poor nutrition.

New Business Blooms in Manhattan

New Business Blooms in Manhattan

Alden Leigh Rosen and partner Yael Denbo launched their personalized baby planning service -- inBloom -- to offer New Yorkers access to the fruits of their research.

Family Health: Keeping Kids Fit

Family Health: Keeping Kids Fit

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), obesity among children has become a major public health concern. The Dewey Does Foundation believes obesity and its associated risks must continually be brought to the public’s attention, specifically to parents, schools and health officials.

New & Noteworthy: April's 'It' Products

New & Noteworthy: April's 'It' Products

Check out some new products this April...

Kids & Food Allergies: Facts vs. Fiction

Kids & Food Allergies: Facts vs. Fiction

For those unfortunate few with food allergies, certain "surprises" can bring more than bad taste — they can cause a full-blown emergency. Here are the facts on food allergies...

My Precious Little Tax Deduction

My Precious Little Tax Deduction

My daughter is my pride and joy. But as a tax professional, I have only recently focused on all the tax benefits my family can now enjoy because of our addition.

Make Your Green Even Greener

Make Your Green Even Greener

How your investments can fight climate change… and fund solutions!

Dine and Date

Dine and Date

New service takes care of the kids — and mom and dad

As Fresh As It Gets

As Fresh As It Gets

Getting fresh, the parent’s lament, has taken on a whole new meaning in Park Slope. Two local women have just opened Get Fresh, a take-out shop with prepared food that you finish cooking at home.

As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

As Your Child Grows, Consider a Health Care Proxy

An HCP is a critical component of any estate plan since, without it, the ability to make health care decisions for you, particularly in emergency and life-threatening situations, can be significantly impeded.

New Tech Toys and Gifts!

New Tech Toys and Gifts!

Check out some new tech toys on the market...

Can Learning Make You Stupid?

Can Learning Make You Stupid?

Be careful not to confuse electronic learning with the real stuff.

New Kids on the Block: New Shops and Centers in Queens
How-To: Get Kids Eating Healthfully

How-To: Get Kids Eating Healthfully

Children are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at rates never before dreamed possible, fueled by pediatric obesity, which is quickly reaching epidemic proportions. Dr. Barry Sears, researcher and scientist, and author of The New York Times’ best-seller The Zone, offers tips to help stop diabetes in its tracks

Have Some More (of the good stuff): Eating Healthy

Have Some More (of the good stuff): Eating Healthy

Ellie Krieger, an Upper West Side mom and Food Network host, recently took the Just One More for Healthy Living pledge. As a registered dietitian and author of Small Changes, Big Results: A 12-Week Action Plan to a Better Life (Three Rivers Press), she pledged to add ‘just one more’ daily serving of fruits and vegetables to her family’s meals.

The Special Needs Trust: Protecting Your Special Needs Child

The Special Needs Trust: Protecting Your Special Needs Child

Parenting a special needs child can be a wonderful and challenging task. But while you may be meeting your child’s needs at present, how do you ensure their needs will be met in the future? One way is by creating a Supplemental or Special Needs Trust.

Grilled Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Grilled Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

These jazzed up potatoes are sure to add flavor to any meal.




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