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In the Magazine: February 2018

In the Magazine: February 2018

Take a peek inside our February 2018 issue!

Check out our February 2018 issue to learn how camp can benefit kids in school, how babies learn to love, plus tips on buying your first home and how to get your teen to exercise more. Additionally, our issue contains advice on what to know when buying your first home; a debate on the pros and cons of home devices; ideas for indoor activities when it’s too cold to play outside; family-friendly events happening in Manhattan this month; what to know about your postpartum body; how to make a pompom critter craft for Valentine’s Day; and vegan snack ideas for the Super Bowl.



10 Lessons Learned at Camp that Benefit Kids in School

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Sending your children to summer camp has many lasting benefits—especially when it comes to education.


Things to Do

Valentine’s Day Pompom Critters

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Skip the store-bought Valentines this year and make your own!

Family Fun in Manhattan This February

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Check out these family-friendly events and venues in Manhattan with your crew this February.

Family Activities Calendar

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

Staying Inside

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Indoor Play Spaces

Indoor Ice-Skating Rinks

Hot Chocolate Spots

Indoor Water Parks


Family Life

House Hunters

first time homebuyers

Tips for first-time homebuyers to navigate the market and find the right home.

Hey Google! Can You Teach My Kid Some Manners…Please?

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Smart home devices like Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa, have many advantages, but are they turning our children into brats?

Vegan Snacks for a Super Bowl Party

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Three affordable, easy-to-make vegan treats that will appeal to everyone.


Raising Kids

5 Things You Need to Know About Your Postpartum Body

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Expert tips on what moms should know about their postpartum bodies

A Parenting Mantra

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How one mom’s newfound approach to life—discovered during pregnancy—allowed her to pursue a music career while raising a daughter in Brooklyn.

How Babies Learn to Love

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The good news: Your little one is hard-wired to adore you. The better news: There’s plenty you can do to help build that bond.

Help Your Teen Get More Exercise

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Most adolescents are a lot less active than they should be—get yours moving with these expert-approved tips.



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