May 26, 2017
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What’s YOUR Favorite? Vote to Win!

Vote in the Westchester Family 2017 Family Favorites Awards. Share your opinion and vote for your personal family-favorites. We’d like to thank you for participating so just complete the form and you’ll be entered for a chance to win the Grand Prize – your choice of a four-night/four-day summer or winter vacation for a family of four at Smugglers’ Notch Resort in Vermont – the #1 Kid-Friendly Resort in the Eastern U.S. and Canada! Click here to vote! Read more…

Here Comes the Sun

As we look forward to summer and fun in the sun, it’s important to remember how to be sun safe. Good sun habits can prevent a vacation-ruining sunburn and also keep your skin and your kids’ skin healthy, younger and cancer-free. Non-melanoma skin cancer is probably due to cumulative sun exposure over one’s life, so it is never too early to start some of these protective measures. Read more…

The Staue of Liberty and Ellis island

I waited far too long to visit the Statue of Liberty, considering my own family’s immigration story. A cold weekend seemed like a good (and uncrowded) time to finally take the kids, so we could all get a sense of what our Italian ancestors experienced on their very first day in America. Read more…

Answering the ‘What’s for Dinner” Question

What’s for dinner? It’s the question that begs an answer night after night, whether you want it to or not, and it can become a problem for many parents. But with a little organizing you can answer what’s for dinner tonight and the next night and the next with relative ease. Use these steps to create your personalized monthly menu-planning tool. Read more…

Seasonal Allergies

Spring is here! The weather is warming up and flu season is almost over! This is the time of year for sun, fun, and relaxation. Unfortunately, as the snow begins to melt away and the flowers begin to bloom, we start to see influx of children suffering from runny noses and watery eyes. Read more…

Protect Your Elderly Parents

As my friends and I have gotten older, a usual topic of conversation is how best to care for our parents as they advance into their senior years. Many times these discussions involve expressions of fear, anxiety, sadness and a sense of overwhelming pressure to ensure that our parents are well protected. Should dad continue to drive? Is mom alright living alone? Are mom and dad taking their medications? In a strange twist of fate, mixed with reality, our parents who have raised and protected us our entire lives are now in need of our help. Read more…

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