January 2017
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Bald Eagles Up Close and Personal at EagleFest 2017

Travel: Yet few citizens can say they have actually seen a bald eagle up close. Good news! At EagleFest 2017 you can introduce your children to bald eagles and other wild birds of prey. Read more…

Let's Go To Liberty Science Center

Travel: About an hour’s drive from Southern Westchester, the LSC is easily recognizable with its cool IMAX dome structure. Once you park (for a fee), head inside and choose your admission ticket. I bought Combination Passes for myself, my husband, and our two kids because it allowed us to choose an IMAX film in addition to seeing nearly every exhibit. Read more…

Protection From Winter Sun

Pediatric Dentists

Hot Topics: 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…

Encourage Self-Learning For Your Child’s Academic Success

Education: Learning independently inspires children to become more confident, nurturing critical thinking and analytical skills. Giving children time Read more…

4 Ways to Show Your Kids You Love Them

Holidays: Valentine’s Day isn’t the only day of the year we express our love. There are a million little ways to let your child know you love them every day of the year. Consider these four categories as a way to express your love on a daily basis. Read more…

Kids’ Night on Broadway® 2017

Entertainment: Yes, Kids’ Night on Broadway® the annual New York City event that allows kids ages 18 and under to attend a participating Broadway show for free when accompanied by a full-paying adult, sells out fast. But be sure to check for last minute tickets this month as there are a few left. Don’t miss this chance to introduce your children to live Broadway theater for free. Read more…

10 Fun Activities for the Kids on Valentine’s Day

Holidays: Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be about romantic love. Show your kids how much you love them by doing some of these fun V-Day activities. Read more…

Date Night

Holidays: February 14th may be Valentine’s Day, but let’s face it, romance can happen any day or night of the year. Many parents find setting aside one night a week – or even one night a month – is critical to keeping their grown-up bond alive and thriving. Read more…

No Siblings, No Problem!

Hot Topics: Parenting an only child comes with plenty of perks. Just ask Hope Austin. She has plenty of time and energy to play with her 3-year-old daughter Grace, she isn’t drowning in childcare expenses, and she knows Grace will have more money for college. Read more…

Montessori Education: A Mindful Approach

Hot Topics: Young children aren’t usually known for intense concentration. To the contrary, kids are expected to bounce from one activity to another even though they don’t have much of an attention span. That’s why parents are surprised by what they see when they tour Eton Montessori School in Bellevue, Wash. Children as young as 3 happily engaged in independent, focused work for long stretches. Read more…

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