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Board Games: Should You Let Your Kids Win?

Board Games: Should You Let Your Kids Win?

It's an age-old question when it comes to playing games with your children: Should you let your kids win to boost their self esteem, or let them lose, so they can experience how the world really works? Read on for advice from a parenting expert.

LA Boxing in Mamaroneck, NY Now Offers Boxing Classes for Kids

LA Boxing in Mamaroneck, NY Now Offers Boxing Classes for Kids

LA Boxing, a boxing, kickboxing, and mixed martial arts gym in Mamaroneck, will begin offering boxing classes for kids in May.

Lax Facts: The Rise of Youth Lacrosse

Lax Facts: The Rise of Youth Lacrosse

A sport that's been growing steadily in popularity over the past few years, especially in the New York metro area, youth lacrosse has a wide appeal and boasts many benefits for children.

Long Island Lacrosse Clubs

Long Island Lacrosse Clubs

Check out our guide to lacrosse clubs in Nassau and Suffolk Counties on Long Island.

Is Hockey the Right Sport for Your Child?: Tips from NY Islander Doug Weight and Other Experts

Is Hockey the Right Sport for Your Child?: Tips from NY Islander Doug Weight and Other Experts

Thinking of becoming a hockey parent? NY Islander Doug Weight and other experts weigh in on the pros and cons of hitting the rink with your child.

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Look Ma, No Pedals! ...Bike New York’s Workshop for Kids

Bike New York, an organization dedicated to bicycle promotion and safety, has a different approach, one that lets kids ages 5 and up feel their way to riding.

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

2009 Maccabi Games in Westchester!

The JCC of Mid-Westchester, along with the Rosenthal JCC of Northern Westchester and the JCC on the Hudson, are hosting the 2009 Maccabi Games this summer.

Mohonk Mountain House - A Family Vacation

Mohonk Mountain House - A Family Vacation

In these uncertain economic times, many people want to turn to a sure thing. Mohonk Mountain House, which has been entertaining families for 140 years, virtually guarantees a fabulous family vacation.

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring Ahead for Sports

Spring sports may be starting, but as any athlete can tell you, the work begins long before opening day.

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports

How to Encourage Your Child in Sports

Childhood obesity is at an all-time high in the United States, so getting children to participate in some sort of physical activity is important. Many children lead such sedentary lives – often parked in front of the television set or video game console for hours on end – that a child who wants to be active should be applauded.

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

St. Kitts with Kids: Sun, fun, and now — a direct flight

Traveling off the beaten path with kids can involve multiple flights and multiple headaches — like language barriers and lack of kid-friendly amenities. But St. Kitts is uniquely in a sweet spot — American Airlines just started non-stop flights to the eastern Caribbean island, which still has no traffic lights.

The Right Pursuit at the Right Time

The Right Pursuit at the Right Time

As parents, we want to be able to expose our children to the arts, or to sports, but we also want to make sure our kids can maximize their experiences by starting them at the right time. We went to the experts to ask that important question: When is the right time to start?




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