February 2014
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Coupon Code Savings

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When Being Social Doesn't Come Easy

Madava Farms for Maple Sugar

Top Museums for Kids

Avoid Nanny Tax Mistakes

KIDS FIRST! REVIEW

The Monuments Men

Entertainment: Reviewed by Keefer C. Blakeslee Read more…

Preparing Students with Special Needs for College Success

Education: Presented by Littman Krooks LLP, New Frontiers in Learning and Arc of Westchester Read more…

FREE Family Fun Day

KIDS FIRST! REVIEW

The LEGO® Movie

Family Party Guide

Parties: Bakeries Read more…

S'more S'mores Please!

Nutrition: August 10 is National S’mores Day. This scrumptious sandwich of gooey marshmallows and melted chocolate between crunchy crackers has been an iconic summer treat for generations. No need to wait until August to celebrate the s’more, though, here are some ideas for enjoying them all summer long. Read more…

Play Ball: A Guide to Local Minor or Independent Leagues

Finance: There’s nothing quite like the joy of a day at the ballpark: the roar of the crowd, the crack of the bat, the smell of hot dogs and french fries. But, a family outing at a Yankees or Mets game is an incredibly expensive undertaking, one which many family budgets can no longer afford. Increasingly, many are turning to Minor League and Independent League Baseball to bridge the gap. These games can provide all the drama and excitement of Major League Baseball at a fraction of the price. Read more…

Snack Time: Make it Interesting & Make it Count!

Nutrition: School age children need 1,600-2,500 calories each day, teenagers even more. Healthy snacks help kids meet calorie needs, keep hunger at bay, prevent overeating at mealtimes, and furnish a steady supply of fuel for school and activities. But when you mention the word “snack,” thoughts often turn to the junk food aisle at your local supermarket – cookies, chips, ice cream and the like. Good snacks can be so much better than that. Read more…

Dive Into Summer!

Safety: As the winter days drag on and we dream of “diving” into summer, it’s a good time to learn some important lessons about staying safe at home and community pools. Read more…

Get In For Free

Travel: They say nothing is free, but these deals are hard to beat:Please check before going free admission can change without notice. Read more…

Rainy Day Fun for Kids

Entertainment: Rainy days were made for a visit to the only public planetarium in Westchester County. The heavens are portrayed in a series of age-appropriate planetarium programs. And when you’ve gone through what the planetarium has to offer be sure to enjoy the rest of the museum. Read more…

Make Room for Nothing

How To Get Started With Tennis

Entertainment: In the surface, tennis is a remarkably simple game. A player hits a small yellow ball over a net to an opponent, who then hits it back. Yet, while it may take only a minute to learn the basics, the game takes a lifetime to master. Today, parents are able to start their children’s lifetime of tennis at an earlier age than ever before, and the benefits of early-age tennis have never been more apparent. Read more…

So Your Child Is Going to Summer Camp

Travel: Going away to camp is an invaluable opportunity for all kids. The camp experience can provide your child a chance to meet other kids from diverse backgrounds and opportunities to learn about teamwork. It also can be an environment for independence and many fun-filled memories. So how can you prepare your child for fun and success at camp? Read more…

St. Patrick’s Day Crafts & Activities

You don’t have to be Irish to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. All you need is a little green garb and a festive spirit. Here are a few activities to get your celebration started. Read more…

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