November 2016
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Screen Time: A Parent’s Role

Technology: The digital world is here to stay and it’s a parent’s job to model good behavior and help kids set limits. Read more…

The ABC’s of Safe Sleep for Baby

Sleep: There is nothing more adorable than a sleeping baby. While there are a variety of tips for getting baby to sleep, it’s critical that you adhere to using only the latest safe sleeping practices for your infant. Read more…

Facial Cleansers: What You Need to Know

Hot Topics: Washing our faces should be one of the least complicated things most adults do all day. But the huge and confusing array of facial soaps available to fulfill this need has turned a simple task into a […] Read more…

Forty-Nine Perfect Hearts

Holidays: I pulled back the dining room chair and saw a small, wrapped present sitting atop my seat. Dinner plate in hand, I stopped short, thinking of the unwrapped gift that lay hidden away in my dresser upstairs. […] Read more…

Kids Night on Broadway®

Holidays: Parents, save Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017 for the 21st Kids’ Night on Broadway®. This annual New York City event allows kids ages 18 and under to attend a participating Broadway show for free, when accompanied by a full-paying adult. Read more…

You Can Now Recycle Cartons

Hot Topics: Did you know that you can now recycle cartons like those used for milk and orange juice? Whether it’s iced coffee, apple juice, chicken broth, soy milk or protein drinks, we got your food and beverage cartons covered. It’s easy – just put your clean, empty cartons into your commingled recycling bin along with your bottles and cans. Read more…

Teach Children to Give Back

Hot Topics: Teach your child empathy, tolerance and good citizenship by encouraging them to donate this holiday season. Consider your child’s interests and match them with a donation need in the community. Making a donation together is a good way to introduce volunteering. Read more…

The Polar Express™ Train Ride

Travel: If you are one of the millions of fans of the wonderful 2004 holiday film The Polar Express written, produced and directed by Robert Zemekis, this experience kicks off an enchanted adventure that you probably relive every Christmas season. Based on Chris Van Allsburg’s equally enchanting children’s book of the same name, The Polar Express has come to be part of our shared holiday tradition. Now you and your family can capture part of the adventure, on a train ride inspired by the Polar Express and hosted by the Saratoga and Read more…

Encouraging Boys to Dance

Child Development: The energy in Jared Schiro’s 5 p.m. Thursday hip-hop class is palpable. A gaggle of 5- and 6-year-old boys are gliding across the floor while the latest Justin Timberlake hit plays in the background. The teacher helps the boys perfect their moonwalk in preparation for their winter recital. Read more…

The Season's Best: Your Guide to Holiday Shopping

Holidays: Tis the season for shopping, but don’t let the pressure of finding that perfect gift take the “happy” out of your holidays. Read more…

A New Rockin’ Jump Opens

Holidays: Taking the kids holiday shopping isn’t always the best idea, but now you can reward their cooperation with quality fun and indoor aerobic exercise at the new Rockin’ Jump at Ridge Hill. And after all that shopping parents deserve to burn off some steam too! So, join the kids on the trampolines. Read more…

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