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In the Magazine: August 2018

A look into our August 2018 issue.

Take a peek into our August 2018 issue and find the best tips for searching for scholarships, checking your nanny's references, talking to your newborn to help them learn important language patterns, and choosing betwen the SAT or ACT. Enjoy our top picks for crafts, summer fun in the New York City area, and how one family redefined being a "blended" family.


The Difference Between Charter, Home, Independent, International, Magnet, and Parochial Schools

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Which school is the best fit for your kids?

How to Create the Ideal Space for Your Kids to do Homework

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Ten ways to make your child's workspace more conducive to finishing homework

Find your kids' after-school activities!

If you're looking for the perfect after-school activities for your kids in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, or Westchester, we've got you covered!

Family Life

10 Places to Find and Research College Scholarships Online

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If your teen puts in the work to find scholarships now, she can graduate college with minimal debt.

Things to Do

Family Fun in Manhattan this August

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The four can't-miss events in the city this month.

Craft Your Own Pom Pom Hand Puppets

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The perfect low-mess craft for your little ones.

Family Activites Calendar

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Find the best ways to keep boredom at bay this summer.

Pick Your Own Berries in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

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Bowling Alleys

Farmer's Markets

Boat Rides

Raising Kids

Tips for Checking a Nanny's Potential References

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Keep these things in mind when speaking with a potential nanny's former employers.

How Reluctantly Raising My Son in Two Homes Turned Out to Be a Blessing in Disguise

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These Brooklyn parents modernized the concept of a blended family.

Different Ways to Talk to a Baby

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Find the best ways to talk to your baby to facilitate speech development.

Should my Teen Take the ACT or SAT?

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Make sure your child is taking the exam that highlights her academic strengths.

Independent School Spotlight: Nord Anglia International School

Nord Anglia International School

Personalized instruction and extraordinary partnerships make Nord Anglia stand out.


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Quotes every parent can relate to.

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