What to do if you child is reading below their grade level.
Concerned about your child meeting speech-language milestones when they should? Wonder when you should take your child to a speech-language pathologist? Betty Aboff, MA., CCC-SLP, answers your questions.
Deepa Prasad, MPH, shares what third-hand smoke is, the health risks of being exposed to third-hand smoke, and how you can reduce your family's risk of health issues due to third-hand smoke.
Is your child struggling to stand up on their own? An expert physical therapist, Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT gives advice on improving your child's motor skills.
An expert shares what you need to know to deal effectively with insurance companies, how to handle rejected insurance claims, and what do to to make sure claims aren't rejected.
Answers to top questions about children's sleep issues, including nighttime feedings, appropriate bedtimes, and cribs vs. beds.
Join the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween and help make trick-or-treating fun and inclusive for all the kids in the neighborhood.
Q: How can I decide which orthodontic treatment is best for my child?
Looking for a nanny can be a daunting task. Deb Crisford, founder and director of a nanny placement service in NYC, shares five things to look for when searching for a child care provider that's a good fit for your family.
Rhonda Boltax, founder and director of Keys to Reading Inc., shares what signs to look for when considering whether your child needs a reading tutor.
Mina Rochel Marsow, owner of Prospect Gymnastics, shares the earliest age at which it is most beneficial to enroll your child in a sports class.
Timothy Chase, D.M.D., shares the best and worst Halloween candy for your children to eat to maintain good oral health at Halloween.
Q: Are there any dental concerns I should be aware of while I'm pregnant?
Faye de Muyshondt, founder of socialsklz:-), a Manhattan etiquette school for kids, shares guidelines for how to invite guests to a birthday party, writing thank you notes, and handling food allergies.
Local parents share smart solutions to the trick-y troubles that seem to haunt us all in October.
Carol Gilbert, president of Fairy LiceMothers, shares what you need to know about preventing, treating, and getting rid of head lice.
We all know oral health care is necessary for our general health, but when should we begin teaching children about it? Marita Smith, D.D.S., shares when you should start brushing and flossing your child's teeth.
It's common for a child who was a strong math student to struggle when he or she starts algebra. Here, learn why and how you can help your struggling young student with his or her algebra homework.
My child has a nut allergy. How can Halloween be safe, and still fun?
Q: How do I begin the evaluation process if I suspect my preschooler needs special education services?
Q: How can I help my child with special needs understand what he reads?
Come September, your children will be schlepping books, homework, and lunch boxes to and from school five days a week. Dr. Emily Dodwell, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, shares tips for choosing the best backpack and how to prevent back injuries with tips for packing and carrying a backpack.
The nanny-parent relationship is different from other working relationships. Learn how, in a few easy steps, to create a positive relationship with your nanny built on trust and communication.
The "say ten" counting method used by some math teachers is based on the way Chinese, Japanese, and South Korean children learn to count in their native languages.
Kids will love these fun educational apps that will keep them learning even during the summer months. Dr. Levy's 5 picks include apps for kids ages 4-16 that help build reading and math skills.