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November 2015 Table of Contents

November 2015 Table of Contents


Check out our November 2015 issue, which includes when to go to the ER versus Urgent Care, medical myths and misconceptions, 12 mac and cheese recipes, and how to get the most out of your child's special needs services. Plus, where to go ice-skating, a custom mug DIY, and the best fall shows for kids.

Feature Articles

Medical Myths Busted

Doctor and child patient

Pediatricians reveal common myths, mistakes, and misconceptions parents make about their child's health.
 

Urgent Care or ER?

Child with injured wrist

When to take your child to the ER, Urgent Care, or the pediatrician.
 

Health and Wellness Directory

Health guide

Find health and wellness recources in your area.

More for Your Money

Piggy bank and paper family

Get a handle on financial and future planning with advice from experts, including what's tax-deductible, how to handle rejected insurance claims, why you should apply for a Medicaid Waiver, and how to write a Letter of Intent.
 

Special Needs Resources Directory

paper people

Special needs services and resources in your area.

 

Mac and Cheese, Please!

kid eating mac and cheese

Delicious mac and cheese recipes from local chefs.
 

Take Back Dinner!

mom and kids cooking dinner

How to make mealtimes meaningful.

Fun and Activities

Media Matters: Fall TV Roundup

muppets tv show

The best TV shows for kids this fall.



DIY Corner: Permanent Marker Mugs

girl drinking from mug

Learn how to make a personalized mug.

Staten Island Museum

kids looking at science exhibit

Discover science, history, and local art at the Staten Island Museum’s Snug Harbor location.

Family Activities Calendar

macys thanksgiving parade

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

Where to go Ice Skating

girl holding ice skates

Indoor and outdoor ice skating rinks in the New York City area.

Gyms with Child Care

women sitting at the gym

A list of local gyms with child care programs in Westchester, Rockland, NYC, Long Island, and Connecticut.

Connections

Voice: 'Is Parenthood as Scary as It Seems?'

girl screaming

One Brooklyn woman wonders about the cons of parenthood.

Quotables

girl on park stairs

The best of the web this month, including inspiring, thoughtful, and funny Instagrams, tweets, and other posts from area parents.

NYMP Q&A: Employment Lawyer Tom Spiggle

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Tom Spiggle's book, 'You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired! Protecting Mothers, Fathers, and Other Caregivers in the Workplace,' discusses discrimination at work.

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