(Sep. 08, 2010) - Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including a precious necklace loved by celebrity moms like Katherine Heigl and Tori Spelling; a smart vacuum for a clean and allergy-free home; and a bath collection that will make mom feel like she's on a spa vacation.
(Aug. 25, 2010) - Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the coolest back-to-school backpack (for kids AND parents) and the scar- and stretch mark-erasing product that celebrities like Heidi Klum, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kate Gosselin swear by.
(Aug. 12, 2010) - Disinfectants, antibacterial wipes, gel sanitizers...Pediatricians and other medical experts weigh in on whether our nation's obsession with cleanliness could lead to harmful effects for our children.
(Aug. 12, 2010) - Teach your kids the importance of good hygiene early with these four healthy habits.
(Aug. 09, 2010) - A chronically ill child faces weeks or even months of this; many times these children spend more time at the hospital than at home. Michael Raccuiam hopes to alleviate some of the kids’ anxiety at Schneider Children’s Hospital through magic.
(Jul. 29, 2010) - This August, the Brooklyn Children's Museum celebrates the cuisines of the varied ethnicities who call Brooklyn home. Through special workshops and events, the museum gives visitors a chance to sample and learn more about different cultures through their tasty dishes.
(Jul. 16, 2010) - Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the best beach blanket, a safer tub for newborn baths, and the Nap Nanny, a baby recliner created by Comcast SportsNet reporter Leslie Gudel.
(Jun. 25, 2010) - Brooklyn's longstanding summer family tradition, the annual R.H. Macy's Fishing Contest, is a rite of passage for kids ages 15 and under. The contest will be held July 14-18 this year in Prospect Park. Click through for details.
(Jun. 18, 2010) - Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including eco-friendly shoes, a safer infant car seat, and an easy language guide for overseas travelers of all ages.
(Jun. 17, 2010) - Our summer reading picks for ages preschool through preteen are both fun and educational.
(Jun. 11, 2010) - Tips for parents: Keep your children protected against outdoor hazards this summer, from bugs and burns to slips and scrapes.
(May. 22, 2010) - Securing safe and loving childcare is one of the most complex jobs a parent can face. The choice of how your child will spend the day when you cannot be there is a personal one that must be tailored to the individual needs of each family.
(May. 19, 2010) - Check out some nifty products on our radar for children and families, including chic nursery decor and furniture; a tea set just for moms; and a colorful cure for bumps and bruises.
(May. 11, 2010) - The use of stem cells, or cord blood, is a rapidly growing area of medical science, and many parents are choosing to save their babies' stem cells in case of a future need. Find out how it's done, along with the cost, benefits, and drawbacks of the process.
(May. 06, 2010) - Actor and comedian Bill Cosby shows his support for the Brooklyn Public Library system and encourages community members to take action in the "Support Our Shelves" campaign.
(Apr. 24, 2010) - Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area.
(Apr. 16, 2010) - Find out why celebrities like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Gwen Stefani, and Nicole Richie love Little Giraffe blankets; plus, check out some other nifty products on our radar for kids and families.
(Mar. 25, 2010) - The Paper Bag Players, a theater company that tailors its shows to preschool-aged children, brings its "Great Mummy Adventure" show to Brooklyn's Kingsborough Community College this April.
(Mar. 17, 2010) - Read our exclusive interview with Katherine Paterson, National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, award-winning author, and mother of four, for advice on what your kids should be reading.
(Mar. 05, 2010) - Check out these new and noteworthy products for kids, moms, and families! Features this month include Heidi Klum's new maternity clothing lines, "Lavish" and "Loved," plus a night light that lets children know when it's time for bed and time to wake up.