If your child isn't comfortable or gets upset about being in front of the camera, it can be difficult to get the photos you want. Here, a seasoned child photographer shares some secrets for calming camera-shy kids.
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A professional photographer who has a son on the autism spectrum and specializes in photographing kids offers parents five tips on how to capture great photos of their own children.
Children and Technology: Three Steps to Ensure your Kids are Being Safe and Responsible Online, On the Computer, and While Using Social Media.
As technology becomes more important in everyone's lives (parents and kids alike), it is important to know how to limit and restrict a child's technology usage. Follow these three tips for keeping kids safe as they learn to use technology from cell phones to social media in a responsible way.
Technology is great, but it's changed the way families communicate and spend time together. Read on to find out how some families found a way to shut down — and how yours can to!
Arm yourself with our handy list of must-have birthday party pictures, complete with tips on how to get the best shots of the day (courtesy of Momtographer Krista Njapa).
Momtographers Krista Njapa and Adrienne Gray offer their top tips on how to capture the best photos of your little ones.
At ClassWish.org, teachers can create an online Wish List of the supplies they need for their classrooms. Members of the community can visit the site and make a tax-deductible donation to help bring these much needed supplies to local schools.
The wealth of technology available to our children's generation - from texting to email to social networking sites - has caused cyber-bullying to reach an all-time high. Read on for tips on how parents can recognize and prevent cyber-bullying.
Guidelines provided by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.
Deposit a Gift (DAG) has revolutionized the gift registry concept by allowing anyone to build a unique and customized online registry site. DAG is perfect for wedding registries, baby showers, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthday parties, and other special events.
Check out some nifty products on our radar for children and families, including chic nursery decor and furniture; a tea set just for moms; and a colorful cure for bumps and bruises.
Find out why celebrities like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Gwen Stefani, and Nicole Richie love Little Giraffe blankets; plus, check out some other nifty products on our radar for kids and families.
The FloH Club, founded by Florence Henderson, offers aid to those struggling with all types of gizmos and gadgets.
Take a look at what's new in the tech field for kids, parents, and families.
Read about the latest technologies available for kids, parents, and families.
Stay up to date on the latest orthodontic technologies and treatments for both adolescents and adults.
Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents.
As a parent, you are always taking pictures of your children. Find out the best tips for great photos of your family. Don't miss the perfect shot of your children's activities, or the family gathering at birthdays, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other holiday or celebration.
There are great family photographs to be captured in holiday celebrations, pictures you’ll look back on for decades to come. Following these few simple tips can make your pictures even better.
It was New Math in the 1960s, and New New Math in 1989. Rote math is no longer being taught and fundamentals have given way to new thinking strategies. Gone are the days when 8 + 7=15. Now 8 + 5 = about 15.
Check out some new and nifty technologies available this fall!
Bill Zimmerman's MakeBeliefsComix.com allows users to channel their feelings and forget about everyday troubles by creating their own comic strip. The site is also a learning tool for language, offering options in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Latin, and Portuguese.
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For all you traveling moms, here the must-have traveling gadgets and necessities.
Outside it’s cold, but here are some options – from high tech to board games to crafts – to get your family through the winter doldrums.
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How to get kids to turn down the volume.
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Be careful not to confuse electronic learning with the real stuff.
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See what children's toys made the Top 10 for this holiday season!
Identity theft is damaging to all its victims, yet when a child is the casualty, it can be especially devastating. Unfortunately, children are powerless to protect themselves — so they must rely on their parents’ watchful eyes and much-needed legislation to help them.
Growing up, I was oblivious to my television addiction.
When you're fit, you’re more productive. That’s true for children as well. Too-heavy backpacks and bad computer posture can cause physical imbalances which can, in turn, affect learning.
New York City will soon lead the way in the research and treatment of Asperger Syndrome, thanks to a donation recently bestowed on the NYU Child Study Center.
Cell phones are a growing trend among the ‘tween set, as manufacturers have figured out how to tap into this gold mine demographic.
If you think that Internet blogging is just for the younger generation, take a look at “designmom” — a blog begun by Tuckahoe mom of five, Gabrielle Blair.
Could you really be at risk of having your digital pictures zapped and gone forever?
Put a security plan into action!
We love wireless technology! From catching up with work in airport lounges, to chilling out with a laptop in Bryant Park.
With increased computer (and video game) usage, children who spend many hours in front of the screen are prone to the same postural problems as adults.
Parents need to be aware that with the advent of video iPods, portable game players and Internet-ready cell phones comes the danger of mobile pornography.
In this age of email, instant messaging, chat rooms and blogs, it’s easy to imagine that human connections are all about typing on a keyboard. Not so for a number of moms in Westchester who are using technology to connect with other moms through a website called Meetups.com.
Let’s face it: Our children need computer skills to succeed in life. Starting to use the computer at a young age can be very positive. However, as with all technology — from television, to DVD watching, to video games — a healthy dose of parental involvement and supervision is critical.
According to statistics compiled by the Washington D.C.-based Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the average age of computer and video game players is 30 years old. Which means that many of the games on the market are geared toward adults — and a portion of those include content that is inappropriate for children. Smack in the middle of the holiday gift-buying season, with our kids — many game-savvier that we are — clamoring for the newest and hottest options out there, how can we be sure what we’re buying is suitable and safe?