August 2011
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Let's Go To...(Aug. 2011)

Travel: There’s a village on the water in eastern Connecticut that can let your imagination set sail this summer. Just over a two-hour drive from lower Westchester, a trip to Mystic transports your family back in time and gives you endless opportunities for fun. Read more…

Getting to Know Your Child’s Imaginary Friends

Discipline: My 4-year-old daughter, Zoe, has a friend with whom she spends countless hours, talking on the phone, sending “emails” and trading stories about their families and vacations. Read more…

Good Stuff (Aug 2011)

Entertainment: Just because school’s out doesn’t mean learning has to take a vacation! Keep up with ABCs and 123s at the beach with alphabet and number/math sand molds. Each colorful set has 26 molds. $26.95. www.kaplanco.com. Read more…

Education (Aug. 2011)

Entertainment: One of the first words my daughter said was “peas.” But she wasn’t asking for the green vegetable for which I’d have been thrilled to put on her plate. She was being polite! Read more…

Ask The Specialist (Aug. 2011)

Entertainment: Will Your Weight Harm Your Baby? Studies Say Maternal Obesity Puts Newborn Health at Risk Read more…

Editor's Note (Aug. 2011)

Travel: Several years ago my daughter and I took a vacation with other members of our immediate family. At the time, she was deep in the tween phase where purses were both a necessary appendage and a burden. Every day she’d start off independently toting her sacred symbol of young womanhood. Of course in just an hour or two she’d tire of this imaginary game and relegate its care to me – Sherpa mom, forever leading the way and lugging the stuff. I have the photos to prove it. Read more…

Out & About (Aug. 2011)

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