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In the Magazine: April 2017

In the Magazine: April 2017


Check out our April 2017 issue, which includes a special parent section and the ultimate party-planning timeline. Uncover how to green your kid's room, where to watch minor league baseball, and more.


Feature Articles

The Ultimate Birthday Party Planning Timeline

children at a birthday party

Give your kids the party of their dreams and stay organized in the process.

 

How to Green Your Kids Room

kids room

Simple steps to reduce your kids’ exposure to environmental hazards where they sleep and play

 

Games to Help Kids Practice Mindfulness

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Activities for kids to help them practice mindfulness, awareness, calmness, kindness, and compassion

 

Meet Chase, a 15-Year-Old Chef with Autism

chase bailey cooking

Meet Chase Bailey, a 15-year-old chef with autism who has a cooking show on YouTube.com and recently released his own cookbook.

 

15 Questions to Ask When Looking For a Special Needs Tutor

young girl with tutor

There are a lot of things to consider when looking for a tutor for your child with special needs. A mom of six—including two with special needs—shares the 15 questions you should ask when looking for a special needs tutor.


Fun and Activities

Family Activities Calendar

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Find tons of fun things to do in your area in April by searching our comprehensive calendar of kid and family events.

 

DIY: Stitching Stars Math Fun

girl stitching star



Use a mathematics technique to create beautiful art.

 

Movies, Shows, Apps, and More that Teach Environmentalism

one big ocean

TV shows, movies, apps, books, and games that teach kids about environmentalism

 

Minnewaska State Park Preserve: Family Outing

minnewaska state park preserve

Take in waterfalls, stunning cliff-edge views, and activities for everyone at the Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

 

Where To Catch A Minor League Baseball Game

minor league baseball game

Check out the minor league baseball teams that play in New York and NYC, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.


Connections

Quotables

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We've browsed the Internet, read the books, and checked our Twitter and Instagram feeds for the best quotes, tweets, and images from parents about raising kids.

 

Interview With Momtrends Founder Nicole Feliciano

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Nicole Feliciano is the founder of the website Momtrends.com, which offers trends and tips for moms who want to live a fashionable life. Her book Mom Boss: Balancing Entrepreneurship, Kids & Success was recently published.

 

How Music Lessons Helped My Child With Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder

james performs with daniels music foundation concert

The story of how one child with special needs went from fearing music to celebrating it.


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