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How Doulas Make a Difference in Childbirth
New research shows that using a doula, or labor assistant, during childbirth has meaningful benefits, including a shorter labor and higher chance of giving birth naturally. (read the story...)

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon
Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes. (read the story...)

Goals for Personal Growth After Divorce
Divorce may be extremely painful, but it also forces a unique opportunity for personal growth. The very fact a divorce is occurring serves as a tangible indicator that something is very wrong which must be addressed. Issues may have been overlooked for years as couples settled into the comforts of marriage or other distractions of family life. The sheer jolt of divorce - being alone and adjusting to the single lifestyle - allows us to learn from mistakes, break vicious cycles, and become healthier and happier people. (read the story...)

Spring Clean Your Finances
Spring cleaning shouldn't just be about tidying up your home. It's a great time to get your finances in order and clean up any messes left behind by holiday debt or tax season. With a little effort you can get all your papers and receipts organized. You might just find extra cash for that summer vacation! (read the story...)

Rockland Mom Opens Cookie Girl Bake Shop in New City
When Stacey Damesek became a stay-at-home mom a few years ago, the former art teacher quickly realized she needed a creative outlet to avoid going stir crazy. Damesek opened Cookie Girl Bake Shop in November, offering custom cake and cookie creations for birthdays, baby showers, and other special occasions. (read the story...)

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance
While giving kids an allowance is a smart way to teach lessons about spending and saving money, it can also be a stressful situation for parents to navigate. Read on for five tips that will help avoid any allowance-induced anxiety. (read the story...)

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation
Tips for parents on how to navigate the financial and emotional responsibilities of caring both for aging parents and young children. (read the story...)

One Million Pounds and Counting: GrowNYC Greenmarkets Reduce Textile Waste in NYC
GrowNYC, a nonprofit organization that works to improve New York City's quality of life through environmental programs, provides weekly textile recycling collection at eight year-round Greenmarkets. So far, the program has kept one million pounds of textile waste out of landfills. (read the story...)

Junior Achievement of New York Brings More Than Money® Program to PS 212 in Jackson Heights
Junior Achievement of New York and HSBC Bank USA brought a financial literacy program called More Than Money® to more than 80 third-grade students at PS 212 in Jackson Heights, Queens. (read the story...)

The Secondhand Goods Guide for Families
Thrift, consignment, used — no matter what you call it, there's a world of secondhand goods out there that can save your family money. Get tips on how to find the best clothes, furniture, sports equipment, and even secondhand instruments. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in New York City
Find lice removal specialists in New York City, Long Island, and the NYC suburbs, including Westchester and Rockland Counties in New York and Fairfield County in Connecticut. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services on Long Island
These lice removal specialists on Long Island offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in Fairfield County, CT
These lice removal specialists in Fairfield County, Connecticut, offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in Westchester County and Rockland County, NY
These lice removal specialists serve families in the Westchester County and Rockland County, New York, area. (read the story...)

Lice Removal Services in New York City
These lice removal specialists in New York City offer both salon and in-home services for kids and families. (read the story...)

How to Keep Bedbugs Out of Your Home
New York City was a hotbed for bedbugs last year. Find out how to keep them out of your home and away from your family. (read the story...)

CB Kitchen and Bar in New City, NY Offers Family Dining Program
CB Kitchen and Bar opened in September to rave reviews for its traditional American grub and was soon named one of the top new restaurants in Rockland County by CBS News. Owner Dan Alexander, who also owns Café Barcel in Nyack, says he was inspired to open this new, family-friendly restaurant by his own young son. (read the story...)

The Lice Lady of Westchester Now Makes House Calls
Lice and nits beware: The Lice Lady of Westchester now makes house calls. (read the story...)

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Approves New Test Method for Detection of Lead in Paint
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) unanimously approved a new test method to measure lead in paint and other surface coatings of children’s products and household furniture. This development significantly expands the government approved options for lead testing and provides a powerful new analysis solution to industry for the measurement of lead in paint in children’s products to comply with the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA). (read the story...)

Test Your College Financial Aid Award Package IQ
In honor of April's Financial Literacy Month, Sallie Mae offers tips and advice to college undergraduates on educating themselves about what's included and excluded from their financial aid award packages. (read the story...)

Practice Window Safety to Prevent Falls
In honor of National Window Safety Week, the National Safety Council offers tips to help protect children from window falls. (read the story...)

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management
To build financial literacy in your children, you must first teach a respect for self and a respect for money. (read the story...)

How to Use Your Freezer: Tips from 'America's Dinner Mom'
Jeanne Muchnick, also known as "America's Dinner Mom," shares why she loves her freezer, and why you should too. (read the story...)

Alternatives to Speech Therapy for Stutterers
If you have a child who stutters, learn about alternatives to speech therapy, including drug therapy and specialized electronic devices. (read the story...)

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food
Check out these cool products for children that are all about making food fun, including veggie-filled cookies and a sippy cup you and your little one will both love. (read the story...)


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