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When Should My Child Start Brushing and Flossing Her Teeth?

When Should My Child Start Brushing and Flossing Her Teeth?

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.

Why Is My Child Struggling with Algebra?

Why Is My Child Struggling with Algebra?

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.

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

Art Classes for Kids on Long Island

If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.

How to Keep Halloween Safe and Fun for Kids with Nut Allergies

How to Keep Halloween Safe and Fun for Kids with Nut Allergies

My child has a nut allergy. How can Halloween be safe, and still fun?

How do I get my preschooler evaluated for special education services?

How do I get my preschooler evaluated for special education services?

Q: How do I begin the evaluation process if I suspect my preschooler needs special education services?

How can I Help my Child With Special Needs in Reading Comprehension?

How can I Help my Child With Special Needs in Reading Comprehension?

Q: How can I help my child with special needs understand what he reads?

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

How to Prevent Back Pain from Backpacks

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.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Create a Positive Relationship with My Nanny?

Ask the Expert: How Do I Create a Positive Relationship with My Nanny?

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.

What Is 'Say Ten' Counting?

What Is 'Say Ten' Counting?

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.

5 Apps to Keep Kids Learning in Summer

5 Apps to Keep Kids Learning in Summer

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.

What Can I Do to Prevent Summer Brain Drain?

What Can I Do to Prevent Summer Brain Drain?

Emily Levy, Ed.D., founder and director of EBL Coaching, provides tips and fun and educational activities to help prevent summer brain drain in your children and prepare for the new school year.

What is Swimmers Ear & How Do I Prevent It?

What is Swimmers Ear & How Do I Prevent It?

Stefanie Wolf, Au.D., a clinical audiologist at Audiology of Nassau County in Rockville Centre, explains what swimmers ear is, what causes swimmers ear, the symptoms of swimmers ear, and how to treat and prevent swimmers ear.

What Math Homework Will My Child Have?

What Math Homework Will My Child Have?

Let’s face it: Some of us are clueless about math, let alone the “new” math children are learning in school. And the homework can be even more confusing. Raymond J. Huntington, Ph.D., co-founder of Huntington Learning Center, shares what types of homework you should expect your elementary school-aged child to be assigned.

How to De-Clutter Your Home

How to De-Clutter Your Home

Relish in the opportunity to show off your clean and clutter-free home with these six tips for organizing and getting rid of the clutter in your home.

The Most Common Mistake in College Application Essays

The Most Common Mistake in College Application Essays

Teens applying to college should avoid this common mistake when writing their college application essays. Plus, heed advice from a writing expert on how to craft a stand-out essay.

Ask the Expert: Why Is My Toddler Waking So Early in the Summer?

Ask the Expert: Why Is My Toddler Waking So Early in the Summer?

Amber LoRe, a baby and toddler sleep consultant with The Baby Sleep Site, helps you figure out why your toddler is waking up so early during the summer, and how to get them to sleep later.

What Are Some Indications that My Child May Have ADHD?

What Are Some Indications that My Child May Have ADHD?

Does your child exhibit behaviors that you think could be indicators of an ADHD diagnosis? George Sachs, Psy.D., shares ADHD symptoms and behaviors to look for, as well as the difference between ADHD and ADD.

Advice for New Parents Driving with Infants

Advice for New Parents Driving with Infants

Bringing home your new infant can be intimidating, especially driving in a car with a newborn. Here's expert advice for new parents who are nervous about driving with infants, including car safety and checking your car seat for proper instillation.

How to Leverage Mindfulness in Real Life

How to Leverage Mindfulness in Real Life

Carla Naumburg, Ph.D., author of "Parenting in the Present Moment," shares what mindfulness is and how parents can apply it in messy real life situations.

How Can I Help My Child Overcome Math Homework Frustration?

How Can I Help My Child Overcome Math Homework Frustration?

Robert Bernstein, owner of Mathnasium of Bay Ridge, shares what parents can do to help their child who is struggling with math overcome their homework frustration.

What to Do When Family Doesn't Believe Your Child's Diagnosis

What to Do When Family Doesn't Believe Your Child's Diagnosis

An associate psychologist with the DHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute shares how to deal with family that doesn't believe a child's special needs diagnosis, and how to help them understand.

Ask the Expert: Can I Claim My Child's Summer Camp on My Taxes?

Ask the Expert: Can I Claim My Child's Summer Camp on My Taxes?

Did you send your kids to summer camp? You may be able to write off the expense on your taxes. Find out if your child's summer camp qualifies for Child and Dependent Care Credit.

How to Turn Your Child's Teen Years into an Age of Opportunity

How to Turn Your Child's Teen Years into an Age of Opportunity

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., author of "Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence," shares why adolescence lasts for a longer period of time now than ever before, and how you can help guide your teen through positive influences.

7 Tips for Trick-or-Treating with Your Toddler

7 Tips for Trick-or-Treating with Your Toddler

Happy Halloween! For younger kids and babies, trick-or-treating is a new experience and it can be a little frightening or overwhelming if they aren’t prepared for what’s to come. Make sure baby stays warm and comfy for a smooth experience with these seven tips and tricks for your Halloween night out.

Shopping Tips to Save Money This Halloween

Shopping Tips to Save Money This Halloween

In preparation for the “spooktacular” holiday of Halloween, Better Business Bureau Serving Metropolitan New York urges consumers to exercise caution when shopping for holiday deals. Follow these tips to avoid costly shopping mistakes.




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