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Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Traditional Holiday Sides Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier holiday sides, including mashed sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and mushroom stuffing.

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Three Dessert Recipes Made Healthier

Recipes for healthier desserts, including fruit crisp, avocado mousse, and apple nachos.

What Does a Midwife Do? Interview with Risa Klein.

What Does a Midwife Do? Interview with Risa Klein.

Risa Klein is a certified nurse midwife with an office on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. She was the “birth consultant” for the feature films Baby Mama and Laze.

Why Kids Do Weird Things

Why Kids Do Weird Things

Some of your child’s strangest behaviors and habits, explained by experts.

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Make Your Own Hot Chocolate

Four recipes—using favorite flavor combinations—to make your own hot chocolate at home.

Why Etiquette Schools are Thriving Today

Why Etiquette Schools are Thriving Today

Though it may seem quaint, etiquette schools are thriving today—here's why.

Etiquette Schools in the NY Metro Area

Etiquette Schools in the NY Metro Area

A roundup of local manners and etiquette schools and programs in the New York metro area, including schools in Manhattan, Staten Island, Long Island, and Connecticut

Counseling Practice for Children with Special Needs Opens in Melville

Counseling Practice for Children with Special Needs Opens in Melville

Ellen T. Richer, Educations & Family Counseling, is a private evening practice that focuses on families with children with special needs.

Pediatric Dental Practice Opens New Office in Riverhead

Pediatric Dental Practice Opens New Office in Riverhead

Suffolk Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics has a new location in Riverhead, open full-time with extended hours.

Full-Service Pharmacy Opens in Ozone Park

Full-Service Pharmacy Opens in Ozone Park

KidsRx, a full service pharmacy formerly located in Manhattan, opened a location in Queens this past July.

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sabra Hummus Recalled for Listeria Risk

Sabra Dipping Co. has voluntarily issued a recall of nearly all of its hummus products due to possible health risks.

Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Brooklyn's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: Find doctors and health centers in Brooklyn, including Park Slope, Prospect Park, Clinton Hill, Fort Greene, DUMBO, Crown Heights, Carroll Gardens, Bedford, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Flatbush, Coney Island, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, fitness centers, and more.

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Westchester County's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to healthcare professionals and services in Westchester County, NY, featuring a list of family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, fitness centers, dentists and orthodontists, and more in Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, Yonkers, and beyond.

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Manhattan's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to family doctors, pediatricians, and health centers in Manhattan, including the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Harlem, Midtown, East Village, West Village, Chelsea, Lower Manhattan, SoHo, and beyond. You'll also find dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists, and more.

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

Fairfield County, CT's Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to doctors and health services in Fairfield County, CT, including Fairfield, Bridgeport, Weston, Westport, Wilton, Greenwich, Norwalk, Danbury, Darien, Ridgefield, and Stamford. You'll find family doctors and pediatricians, hospitals and medical centers, dentists and orthodontists, gyms and sports centers, and more.

Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

Long Island Family Health and Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A guide to Long Island doctors and pediatricians, dentists, hospitals, and health centers in Nassau County, Long Island, including Hempstead, Oyster Bay, Garden City, Valley Stream, Port Washington, Farmingdale, Mineloa, Glen Cove, Roslyn, Great Neck, Westbury, Lynbrook, Lake Success, and Suffolk County, including Riverhead, Babylon, East Hampton, Huntington, Southampton, Amityville, Port Jefferson, Lindenhurst, Motauk, Patchogue, Centerport, and Cold Spring Harbor.

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

Queens' Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: Find doctors, dentists, and health centers in Queens, including Long Island City, Astoria, Bellerose, Sunnyside, Elmhurst, Jamaica, Bayside, Flushing, Woodside, and beyond. This guide features family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and specialists, gyms and fitness programs, and more.

Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

Rockland County NY Family Health & Wellness Guide

UPDATED November: A list of doctors and healthcare services in Rockland County, NY, including Congers, Nanuet, New City, Nyack, Orangeburg, Pearl River, Pomona, Stony Point, and Suffern. This list includes family doctors and pediatricians, dentists and orthodontists, hospitals and medical centers, therapists and counselors, nutritionists, and more.

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Ends: Help Your Family Fall Back Without Stress

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Ends: Help Your Family Fall Back Without Stress

It’s time to set the clocks back. This Sunday, Nov. 6, daylight saving time 2016 ends at 2am.

Skin Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

Skin Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

The wearable patch trains the immune system to tolerate peanut protein in small doses over time and shows promise among children, according to a recent study.

Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Can I Get the Flu from the Vaccine & Other FAQ

Four frequently asked questions about the flu vaccine

Can Teeth Be Put Back After Oral Trauma?

Can Teeth Be Put Back After Oral Trauma?

If your child falls and a baby tooth falls out from the trauma, can it be put back in the mouth?

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

5 Tips to Cut Candy Consumption This Halloween

Five tips to keep candy consumption under control after trick-or-treating

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Make your fitness routine easier to stick to with these workout-proof wonders.

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Support groups like Allied Breastfeeding Support offer new and expectant moms all the help they need when it comes to questions or concerns about breastfeeding.

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three Desserts Featuring Pumpkin

Three dessert recipes featuring fall's favorite squash

Dental Practice in Lake Success Welcomes New Doctor

Dental Practice in Lake Success Welcomes New Doctor

Steven Morgan, D.D.S. recently joined the ProHEALTH Dental practice.

New SIDS Guidelines Released

New SIDS Guidelines Released

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that for the first six months of life, and longer if possible, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents.

A New Spin on Thanksgiving Favorites

A New Spin on Thanksgiving Favorites

Three cookbook authors share their takes on traditional side dishes to amp up our favorite fall feast.

Teaching Preschoolers to Handle Emergencies

Teaching Preschoolers to Handle Emergencies

The importance of teaching toddlers and preschoolers how to handle emergencies.

Halloween in the Hospital: Trick-or-Treating at the Bedside

Halloween in the Hospital: Trick-or-Treating at the Bedside

For children with chronic conditions or in hospice care, Halloween can be a lonely and difficult time.

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

How to Prevent Common Childhood Illnesses

Prevention is always preferable to having to treat sick children.

Orthodontics Office Opens in Harrison

Orthodontics Office Opens in Harrison

Westchester Family Orthodontics has a brand new office in Harrison, NY that is completely digital and paperless.

Crystal Run Healthcare Opens New Office

Crystal Run Healthcare Opens New Office

Crystal Run Healthcare, a physician owned and operated medical group, has opened a new multi-specialty building in West Nyack, NY.

Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens in Rockland County Offers Socialization and Support

Confidence Coaching for Teens is a new coaching business that caters to the needs of shy, introverted, and self-conscious young adults in the Rockland area.

Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

Taking a Child with Autism to the Movies: 5 Tips From a Mom Who's Been There

Going to the movies with a child who has autism can be a challenge, but here are our top tips for a successful cinematic outing.

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What You Should Know About Childhood Obesity

What parents need to know about childhood obesity, as well as how to prevent it in kids.

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

Is It Normal to Have Adult Teeth Growing Behind My Child's Baby Teeth?

What to do if your child has adult teeth growing behind her baby teeth.

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Recipes for Three 20-Minute Meals

Three recipes for weeknight dinners that can each be made in 20 minutes

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Bacteria Aren't the Enemy: Why Messy Can Be Better

Why we should not rid ourselves of microbes entirely--and why dirt and bacteria play an important role in kids' health.

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Horse Rescue Center Launches Equine Therapy Program

Spirit's Promise Equine Rescue and Rehabilitation launched an equine therapy program called, Promise of a New Spirit.

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

A Guide to When Your Kids May Be Old Enough to Do Things on Their Own

Riding the bus, walking to school, and more milestones of growing up: a guide to when your kids are old enough to do activities on their own

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

As more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids, a growing number of doctors are refusing to see these children as patients—with the blessing of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Two Vegan, Gluten-Free, Nut-Free Recipes

Angela Liddon, the creator of OhSheGlows.com, shares two vegan, gluten-free, and nut-free recipes that kids are sure to love!

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

Pregnancy, Birth, and Early Childhood Support Center Opens in DUMBO

The Nurtured Child now has a permanent location in DUMBO/ Vinegar Hill, in which classes for new and expecting families will be taught.

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

How Kids Can Socialize & Eat Lunch at School

Some children forgo eating at lunchtime to be social. Here’s how to get your kids to eat a healthy lunch while chatting with their friends.

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

Should Your Kid Play Contact Sports?

As our understanding of concussions grows, new policies are being put into place to keep young athletes safe. But some still wonder whether certain sports can ever be considered safe for kids.

Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care Opens in Stamford and Fairfield

Excel Urgent Care recent;y opened offices in Stamford and Fairfield, in which services such as X-rays, stitches, occupational medicine, and physicals are offered.

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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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