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In the Magazine: February 2019

In the Magazine: February 2019

A peek inside our February 2019 issue!

This month's issue is full of the need-to-know information to prepare for your child's summer camp experience, improve your credit score, and decide which neighborhood is right for your family. Plus, find out how to decode your baby's cries and stay close with your teen!


What Camp Directors Wish Parents Knew About Summer Camp

summer camp information

Six camp owners and directors tell all—from evaluating summer camps to asking about your child’s day.

Find Great Art Camps, Sports Camps, and More!


Things to Do 

Family Fun in Manhattan This February

sesame street live

The best activities for families in New York City!


Fun Times this Valentines

maple sugaring

Maple Sugaring

Indoor Playspaces

Escape Rooms

Skiing and Snowboarding

Family Life

8 Steps to Improve Your Credit Score in One Year

improve credit score

Ensure you have a healthy credit score before doing anything that requires a loan.

How to Thoroughly Check Out a Neighborhood Before Buying a Home

checking out neighborhoods

Experts share what you should consider about a neighborhood before handing over a down payment.

Raising Kids

Orthodontia Basics Every Parent Should Know

children's orthodontics

Get local family events delivered to your inbox.

What you need to know about the various orthodontic treatments—and when it’s time to see an orthodontist.

One Simple Thing We Do Every Week to Connect with Our Teens

seven at sea

After spending a year on sailing around the world as a family, this is how they stay connected on land.

5 Tips for Comfortable Travel with Your Young Child or Infant

traveling with baby

Dr. Harvey Karp gave us the 411 on comfortable travel with your baby.

How to Understand and Decode Your Baby's Cries

crying baby

With a little practice—and patience—it is possible to discern your infants cries.

7 Ways to Get (and Stay) Closer to Your Teen

bonding with my teen

The relationship with your child will inevitably change during her adolescence but drifting apart isn’t the only option.

International Academy of New York Aims to Shape Students into Compassionate, Confident Global Citizens


Children at IANY can choose either Spanish or Mandarin for their language track.

Creative Child Care Solutions in NYC

nanny and au pair

How to find the perfect nanny, au pair, or babysitter.

Valentine's Day Gifts for Your Kids That Aren't Candy

valentines day gifts

Check out some of our favorite Valentine's Day gift options!