In the Magazine: July 2017

In the Magazine: July 2017


Check out our July 2017 issue, the all-in-one resource guide for birthdays, classes, sports, education, health, special needs, and camps.

Feature Articles

How Can I Help My Child Build Stellar Writing Skills?

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Advice to help your child with this crucial skill


Should My Child Specialize in One Sport?

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Why your child should try multiple sports before settling on one

Choosing a Pediatrician

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Expert tips to choose the right doctor for your children

When should I start looking for a pediatrician?

What should I look for when choosing a pediatrician for my family?

What questions should I ask the doctor when choosing a practice for my child with special needs?

Choosing the Best School to Send Your Child with Special Needs

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Get an expert's answers to questions about this important decision

How Young Is Too Young for Camp?

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Expert advice on how to determine if your child is ready to attend day camp


Plan Your Child's Birthday Party

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Time-saving tips for busy parents


Fun and Activities

Family Activities Calendar

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

Our Favorite Playgrounds in NYC

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The research was tough and the competition fierce, but we persevered and found the best spots in Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.


When to Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens for Free

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Have fun all year long without breaking the bank, thanks to these free admission times at some favorite area attractions.

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