If you're the parent of a child with special needs, take a look at this chart that compares services provided by Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1975.
This fun recipe from Weight Watchers is easy to make, low in calories and fat, and a hit with the kids!
This traditional holiday recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, makes a sweet and festive treat. Plus, it's easy for kids and perfect for families to make together.
This recipe, from "Christmas Cooking with Kids" by Annie Rigg, is definitely for little hands! These cute chaps are such fun to make and look gorgeous on the Christmas table. Why not make one snowman for each person as a place setting?
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, 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.
Learn about statewide health care options for families of varied financial means.
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!
Consider these money matters if you are thinking about adding to your family.
How to keep your young athlete revved up without unnecessary energy supplements or "power" products.
When your relatives don't live right around the corner, heed our tips to help your kids stay close to them in other ways.
The Queens College Psychological Center recently opened, offering low- to no-cost services to local children, adolescents, and adults.
Rachelle Katz, a family therapist and stepmother herself, offers advice for stepmoms on how to set boundaries and keep your blended family harmonious, even during holidays.
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.
The Brooklyn Superhero Supply Company in Park Slope houses the non-profit 826 NYC - together, these organizations lead local children in the fight against crime and poor grammar.
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.
Momtographers Krista Njapa and Adrienne Gray offer their top tips on how to capture the best photos of your little ones.
Considering a new pet? Experts from the American Kennel Club offer advice on how to choose the best breed of cat or dog to fit your family's lifestyle.
Are you looking to adopt a dog or cat into the family? Find out what your options are and get advice from experts at the American Kennel Club about what to consider when adopting.
One mom opens up about how she keeps her relationship with her husband healthy and stable while caring for an autistic child.
"America's Dinner Mom" Jeanne Muchnick gives parents healthy snack ideas to serve their hungry kids after school - say goodbye to the grumpies!
Jeanne Muchnick, "America's Dinner Mom," offers parents a list of easy and healthy snack ideas that will appease hungry little ones.
Find out which of the borough's neighborhoods are best equipped for families. Plus, read our tips on the five most important things to consider when hunting for a home in Brooklyn.
A sampling of Brooklyn properties that extend a welcome mat to kids and families. These locations boast family-friendly amenities like playspaces for kids, indoor pools, game lounges, personal washers and dryers, and more.
At ClassWish.org, teachers can create an online Wish List of the supplies they need for their classrooms. Members of the community can visit the site and make a tax-deductible donation to help bring these much needed supplies to local schools.