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10 Things to Consider When Touring a Preschool

10 Things to Consider When Touring a Preschool

Here are 10 things to keep in mind and to look for when touring and choosing a preschool for your child.

What is Secondary Infertility?

What is Secondary Infertility?

Some women have difficulty conceiving after their first child. This is called secondary infertility. Paul Gindoff, M.D., shares the causes and treatments of secondary infertility.

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

Tips for parents on how to get their child to eat healthy food.

Finding a Nanny: Using a Service vs. a Website

Finding a Nanny: Using a Service vs. a Website

Should you use an agency or a website to find your the nanny or babysitter you will hire to care for your children? Depends what you're looking for and how you prefer to conduct your search.

What Can a Parent Do if Their Child is Reading Below Grade Level?

What Can a Parent Do if Their Child is Reading Below Grade Level?

What to do if you child is reading below their grade level.

When Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

When Your Child Should See a Speech-Language Pathologist

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.

The Risks of Third-Hand Smoke

The Risks of Third-Hand Smoke

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.

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

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.

How to Deal Effectively with Insurance Companies

How to Deal Effectively with Insurance Companies

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.

Kids' Sleep Problems: Your Questions, Answered

Kids' Sleep Problems: Your Questions, Answered

Answers to top questions about children's sleep issues, including nighttime feedings, appropriate bedtimes, and cribs vs. beds.

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project to make Halloween Allergen-friendly

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project to make Halloween Allergen-friendly

Join the Teal Pumpkin Project this Halloween and help make trick-or-treating fun and inclusive for all the kids in the neighborhood.

Read This Before Your Kid Gets Braces

Read This Before Your Kid Gets Braces

Q: How can I decide which orthodontic treatment is best for my child?

5 Characteristics of an Ideal Nanny

5 Characteristics of an Ideal Nanny

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.

When Should I Hire a Reading Tutor?

When Should I Hire a Reading Tutor?

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.

At What Age Should I Enroll My Child in a Sports Class?

At What Age Should I Enroll My Child in a Sports Class?

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.

Best and Worst Candies for Your Teeth

Best and Worst Candies for Your Teeth

Timothy Chase, D.M.D., shares the best and worst Halloween candy for your children to eat to maintain good oral health at Halloween.

Pregnancy Dental Concerns

Pregnancy Dental Concerns

Q: Are there any dental concerns I should be aware of while I'm pregnant?

Handling Prickly Party Situations

Handling Prickly Party Situations

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.

Your Halloween Problems, Solved!

Your Halloween Problems, Solved!

Local parents share smart solutions to the trick-y troubles that seem to haunt us all in October.

What Do I Need to Know About Head Lice?

What Do I Need to Know About Head Lice?

Carol Gilbert, president of Fairy LiceMothers, shares what you need to know about preventing, treating, and getting rid of head lice.

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.

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?




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