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Rebecca Forbes Articles

Rebecca Forbes is a contributor for NYMetroParents.

Sister Rivalry

Fed up with your daughters’ constant bickering? The ABC TV news show, 20/20 would like to step in an

Vacation Contest Winners

We received so many thoughtful responses to our contest question asking how you measure your success

Manhattan Holiday Events

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in New York Ci

Kid Ergonomics

When you're fit, you’re more productive. That’s true for children as well. Too-heavy backpacks and

Baseball Players Beware!

How could a Little Leaguer possibly sustain more injuries than a grownup, fulltime pro baseball pla

How To Grill Safely

The number of bacterial food poisoning cases from E. Coli and salmonella rises in the summer months

Ice cream!

‘Tis the season for that most delectable, creamy treat. Here's an assortment of places whose spec

New & Noteworthy

The best new products for parents, kids and families. Editors' picks.

Teen Suicide Increases

A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), published in Pediatrics, finds t

Product Reviews

Reviews of books, kids' music, games and toys. Editors' picks.

Raising Kids Bilingually

Raising Kids Bilingually

Studies have shown that early exposure to more than one language helps children outperform their pee

Sunscreen safe tips

Some tips from New York City dermatologist and mom, Dr. Nanette B. Silverberg: