January 2016
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Healthy Hair and Nails

Hot Topics: Everyone has a bad hair day from time to time. But did you know that the overall health of your hair and nails can indicate more than just style? Actually, healthy hair and nails are a sign of overall physical and mental health. Read more…

For the Love of Veggies

Feeding Your Family: If you love veggies (or even if you don’t) serving them on a regular basis will help your kids learn to love them too. Set the norm for veggie-eating in your home with a straightforward approach. Here are a few suggestions on ways to eat veggies everyday, and encourage your kids to do the same. Read more…

Pine Brook Fitness

Hot Topics: Now you can experience tennis, rock climbing and fitness all under one roof. The New Rochelle Racquet Club, The Rock Club and The Studios – a brand new fitness facility that offers 21 group fitness classes including everything from Cardio Cross Train and Zumba to Yoga and Boot Camp – have joined forces as Pine Brook Fitness offering fun and fitness for the entire family. Read more…

School of Rock The Musical

Rocking Horse Ranch

Travel: Hitch up your wagon and giddy-up to Rocking Horse Ranch in Highland, N.Y. for an unforgettable family vacation and a taste of the Wild West! Just over an hour’s drive from southern Westchester, this resort in Ulster County has something for everyone, no matter the season.  Read more…

7 Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Reading Skills

Child Development: Becoming a reader is one of the most exciting learning adventures your child will ever experience. Many children need just a little exposure to books and they’re off on their own. But others need guided support as they struggle with sounds, fluency and reading unfamiliar words. Read more…

The Benefits of Martial Arts

Katonah’s Broadway Kid

Working Moms: Wearing puffy pink earmuffs and toting a colorful backpack, Zoe Manarel literally skips across New York’s 44th Street to the Angus’ Café Bistro for a sit-down interview. Zoe and I are joined by Zoe’s mom Laura Manarel and Westchester Family publisher Gary Hibert. Zoe had already put in a full day completing a matinee performance in the Broadway hit Matilda The Musical and then patiently participated in an hour-long cover shoot for this issue. Yet this 9-year-old dynamo was just getting started. Read more…

What NOT to Forget When Going Ice Skating

Safety: Ice skating is fun anytime of the year, but many families decide to try skating for the first time in the winter. We asked Stacey Isenberg, the director of the Skating School at Westchester Skating Academy for some advice and she told us the four most important things parents can do to make sure a skating outing is fabulous and fun. Read more…

What’s So Special About Pediatric Dentists?

Child Development: Many parents select a pediatric dentist for their child’s oral care. What’s so special about a pediatric dentist? A pediatric dentist has advanced dental education and experience in child behavior. They specialize in treating children and are devoted to creating an examination and treatment process that is kid-friendly. Read more…

Participate in Westchester Family’s Family Favorite Contest and be entered to win a 4-day/4-night family vacation for four to Smugglers’ Notch in Vermont! Watch the video below to find out more about Smugglers’ Notch!