April 23, 2018
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Friday, March 23, 2018

Vacations: It’s quick, it’s easy and it could win you a family vacation for a family of four! It’s Westchester Family’s 2018 Family Favorite Awards. Read more…
Enter to win a Family Four-Pack of passes to play two rounds of mini golf at Saxon Woods Mini Golf in White Plains. Get outside and celebrate spring with this popular family activity! Retail value, $64.Contest ends April 19, 2018. Enter now at WestchesterFamily.com/MiniGolf Read more…
Enter to win two (2) Family-Four Packs of Grand Prix Fun Cards! Entertain the kids for hours at the arcade and see what other fun activities Grand Prix has to offer including inflatables, bowling and car racing. Retail value, $20. Contest ends April 19, 2018. Enter now at WestchesterFamily.com/GrandPrix Read more…

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Tweens: I’m lying next to my beautiful, sweet daughter trying to comfort her as she flips and turns in a fitful, uncomfortable sleep after a day of chemotherapy. She tries hard not to fully wake up because that will bring on the debilitating nausea. I will her to stay asleep because she is just too sad to be awake tonight. I’m a cancer mom. Read more…

Monday, March 12, 2018

Camps: Camp Is a great experience for children. And children with special neds are no exception. Here are four camps that might be a good fot if tyour child has special needs. Read more…

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Behavior: Why is it that just when it’s time to go to sleep, kids suddenly have endless questions? A friend of mine says his son turns into “an affection-starved, dehydrated, renaissance philosopher-student” whenever it’s time to go to sleep. Does this sound familiar? Read more…

Monday, March 5, 2018

ABLE Accounts

ABLE Accounts

Schooling: Imagine that your child with special needs receives an unexpected small inheritance, or receives a nominal settlement from a personal injury lawsuit, but is unable to deposit it into his bank account because he is limited on how much money can be in the account. Consider also the scenario where your child is a beneficiary of a custodial UTMA account or 529 college savings plan, but is unlikely to attend college. What can you do with these funds? Read more…

Friday, March 2, 2018

Mental Health: With the advent of social media and the 24-hour news cycle, children today are exposed to tragedies at alarming rates. Whether it be a tragic fire in your neighborhood, a shooting at a local movie theater or the death of a grandparent, knowing your child’s developmental stage and keeping the lines of communication open about these events is key. Read more…

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Danbury Duckpin Bowling

Danbury Duckpin Bowling

Entertainment: Is there anything greater than bowling as a fun indoor family activity when the weather is less than cooperative? We recently found out about a different type of bowling that’s even better for young kids – duckpin bowling. It’s an old sport, and there aren’t that many duckpin alleys left, but there is one in Danbury, Conn. Read more…

Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

Contests: Enter to win the latest PAW Patrol DVD. In Sea Patrol Nick’s pups are back to save the day in these six nautical adventures. Read more…

Monday, Feb. 26, 2018

Contests: Enter to win SmartGurlz, the more-than-a-toy that helps your child learn all about coding in a practical and fun way. Read more…

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018

SpongeBob SquarePants

SpongeBob SquarePants

Entertainment: Yes, this is a show children and parents can enjoy – even adults on their own. For 18 years on Nickelodeon – and I admit to having never watched an episode – the animated television series never generated the buzz of its immediate predecessor South Park, which was aimed at a more adult audience. Nonetheless, it has spawned two movies, a video game and now a Broadway show. Read more…

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