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In the Magazine: June/July 2021

In the Magazine: June/July 2021

Our June/July issues are full of advice, fun things to do with your family, and expert tips for having the best summer ever with your kids!


The June/July 2021 issues are full of fun things to do all summer, including 50 boredom busters, the top water parks in the New York area, and where to pick berries near you. You'll also find advice for staying safe and social this summer, helping tweens and teens have a positive body image, and talking to kids about gender and sexual identity. Plus, learn how to determine if summer school is right for your child, tips to prevent the summer slide, and more.

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Education Advice

Fun Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide

Summer slide, brain drain, skill slippage, summer learning loss. No matter what you call it, learning loss during school vacation is real—and so are its damaging effects. But learning loss can be prevented with these fun, engaging activities!

Benefits of Raising a Bilingual Child

For kids, there are many benefits of learning a second language—and it’s easier than you think, especially if you start when they are young.

Find a Foreign Language Class for Your Kids

Browse our resources to find the right after-school language class for your child.



Is Summer School Right for Your Child?

Answer these 5 questions to see if your child could benefit from attending summer school or an academic enrichment camp.

Applying to NYC Public Schools

A primer for NYC parents enrolling their kids in preschool, kindergarten, middle school, high school, or specialized high school in NYC

Summer Activities

Summer Boredom Busters

Tired of hearing "I'm bored!" from your kids? Check out these 100+ ideas for easy family fun at home.

Download the Summer Family Fun Guide

You'll find 100+ ideas for summer family activities, including day trips and outings!

The Top Water Parks for Families in the NY Area

A round up of the best indoor and outdoor water parks in NY, NJ, CT, and PA.

Water Safety for Babies and Toddlers

How to keep your little ones safe while enjoying pools, beaches, and more this summer.

Where to Go Berry Picking in NY, NJ, and CT

The best places to go blackberry, raspberry, blueberry, and strawberry picking in our area.

Keeping Kids Safe and Social This Summer

Experts share how to be appropriately cautious when preparing for post-COVID summer fun.

It's Not too Late to Find Summer Camp!

Many camps in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester, and Rockland have last-minute registration spots available.

Parenting Advice

How to Help Your Kids Have a Positive Body Image

Kids of all ages can have negative body images, so how can parents help kids with body positivity?

Talking to Kids About Gender Identity & Sexual Orientation

Experts share 6 tips for having these important conversations about gender and sexual identity with your children.

Ask @DadandBuried

How Can I Help My Child Get the Courage to Dunk His Head When Swimming?
 

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Glenview Historic Home Tour at Hudson River Museum

Glenview Historic Home Tour

Hudson River Museum Nov. 04, 2021 - Oct. 31, 2021

Experience what life was like in 1877 on a 45-minute tour of the six fully restored period rooms, including Yonkers' favorite dollhouse, Nybelwyck Hall. Recommended for ages 8 and older. 

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