November 2013
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Chanukah Celebration

Holidays: This year, the first day of Chanukah coincides with Thanksgiving Day -- the first such occurrence since President Abraham Lincoln established Thanksgiving in 1863, and the only time these two holidays […] Read more…

Share the Bounty

Family Values: The Food Bank for Westchester serves more than 220 local hunger-relief programs throughout Westchester. You can make a financial contribution, donate food or volunteer your time. To celebrate the Food Bank’s 25th anniversary, participate in the Holiday Turkey Drive. A donation of $25 provides two turkeys for holiday meals for those in need. See their website for details. Read more…

Let's Go To... The Holiday Train Show: New York Botanical Garden

Holidays: I walked into The Holiday Train Show at the New York Botanical Garden with four kids between the ages of 7 and 10 trailing behind me ready to see some serious trains. Read more…

The Family Car: What's New in 2014?

Technology: Every year, automakers are upgrading and updating their model lineups with the sole purpose of answering the needs of today’s active families. For model year 2014, the magic word is: Technology. Read more…

Have a Realistic Holiday Season

We have all heard the saying, there’s no place like home for the holidays. This sugar plum dream sold to us in commercials, while attractive, doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone. Holiday gatherings are often a wonderful time for everyone, but too frequently remind many how dysfunctional their family actually is. Let’s face it, we have all had a holiday family moment or two we would like to forget. Here we offer some suggestions to help you handle your holiday reality when it doesn’t match the fantasy version.  Read more…

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