July 2012 Table of Contents
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Food & Nutrition
Chef Secrets: How to Get Kids to Love Healthy Foods
A Manhattan mom who owns two restaurants in the city shares tips on dining out with kids, tricks for making vegetables edible, and the recipe for one family-favorite seasonal soup.
Does Your Child Wet His Pants During the Day?
Problems begin when children who have sufficiently surpassed age 5 continue to have difficulty with maintaining continence.
Is Home-Schooling Right for You?
A generation ago the practice of home schooling was rare and, in many states, illegal. It wasn’t until 1993 that the practice was finally approved throughout the United States.
Off We Go: 6 Tips for Traveling with a Child with Special Needs
The Child Mind Institute shares how to make traveling with a child who has special needs a rewarding experience for the whole family.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Vacations, Lessons Learned, and Turning to Silly Putty
A selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of parenting.
Stuff We Like
Kid Snacks You'll Sneak for Yourself
Yummy on-the-go bars that pack a protein punch and a calcium-rich, lower-sugar version of the Popsicle are some healthy (and delicious!) snacks you’ll feel good about giving your kids.
Party Planner for Your Kid's Birthday
Throw the perfect children's birthday party or family celebration with the help of party venues, entertainers, and more in your neighborhood.
A comprehensive guide to pediatricians, family doctors, dentists, hospitals, medical centers, specialists, therapists, gyms, and sports programs in the New York area.