November 2015
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Bright Lights, Radio City

Travel: Nothing says “Season’s Greetings” like a trek into Manhattan to experience The Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. With its dazzling lights, artful Rockettes choreography and stunning backdrops, the show is an annual tradition that signals the official kick-off for the holiday season. Read more…

Winter Skin Care

Hot Topics: Curling up in front of a roaring fire, building a snowman, zooming down the slopes – or down the backyard hill on the toboggan (go ahead, it’s not just for the kids) – the joyful pleasures of wintertime are upon us once again. But the season chock full of magic can be a time of discontent when it comes to your skin. Read more…

20 Questions to Ask Before You Enroll Your Child in A New School

Hot Topics: If you are thinking about enrolling your child in a new school, do your homework and be prepared to ask the school director or administrator pointed questions that can help you decide if the school or program is a good fit for your child. Read more…

5 Holiday Card Photo Tips

Holidays: The holidays are just around the corner, and with it comes the time when you’re preparing to send out holiday cards to friends and family. If you are planning to take your own photos here are a few tips. Read more…

Sledding Safety Tips

Holidays: To adults, winter often means shoveling snow and waking up early to de-ice the windshield. For kids, the season brings more exciting prospects like snowball fights, ice skating and, of course, sledding. While these memory-making pastimes are an important right of passage – maybe now more than ever as kids tend to be glued to electronics – these winter activities do pose danger. Read more…

It's Time for Ice Skating

Holidays: There is nothing quite like the experience of skating on ice. Perhaps you can recall the fluidity of your movement, the sound of the blades under your feet and, of course, the alltoo-familiar sensation of losing your balance and crashing onto the cold, hard ice. Many life-long residents of Westchester County spent much of their childhood on the ice, either skating or playing hockey, and now that they are parents they can’t wait to get their little ones up on skates so the entire family can enjoy a day at the rink. However, should you feel like a bad parent pushing your toddler onto ice with what seems like knives strapped to their feet, here are a few things you should keep in mind when introducing your children to the world of ice skating. Read more…

Volunteer with Your Kids This Holiday Season

Holidays: Parents often say they would love to volunteer with their children, but can’t find a suitable program. Check out the ideas below that are ideal for teaching the benefits of giving back. Find additional opportunities at volunteernewyork.org/holiday Read more…

Get Your Flu Shot Today!

Hot Topics: Did you know flu season started in October and can run through May? Read more…

26 Great Gifts for Giving

Hot Topics: Deciding whether a toy, book, game or album will make a good holiday gift can be a daunting task involving a taxing list of questions. Is it made well? Is it age appropriate? Will it last? Will the child like it? Most importantly, is it fun? Read more…
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The 33 Movie Review

Movies: Five years ago, the world followed this tragic accident in an unknown small mining town in Chile where 33 miners were trapped 2000 feet below the surface. We have heard about this type of mining accident […] Read more…
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Brooklyn Movie Review

Movies: This romantic drama follows an Irish immigrant who lands in 1950s Brooklyn where she quickly falls into a new romance. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist in each. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Mia A. comments, “Brooklyn is a romantic drama that I would watch again and again because of its heartfelt moments and the relationship between the characters. “ See her full review below. Read more…

BwayZone.com is Live!

Entertainment: It’s new, it’s now and it’s the ultimate family-friendly website devoted to Broadway. If your family has a hankering for anything to do with theater, this is a site you simply must check out. Read more…

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