April 23, 2018
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Pre-Schoolers

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…
Tweens: Less than a mile away from the Merritt Parkway, the Stamford Museum and Nature Center (SM&NC) offers an oasis of nature in one of Connecticut’s largest cities. It is certainly worth a short trip this spring as the Center goes into high gear with a bevy of activities to choose from that’s sure to please the whole family from your animal-loving toddler to adventure-seeking ’tweens. Read more…

Supplemental Needs Trusts

Supplemental Needs Trusts

Legal: If your child has a disability and is expected to need government benefits to help support her during her lifetime, then a supplemental needs trust may be appropriate. Read more…
Tweens: It’s Westchester’s largest kids event so make sure you don’t to miss it! Read more…
Tweens: April’s a great time to fly a kite in Westchester. The wind is good: according to weatherspark.com, the six months between late October and late April are the windiest in our area – great for getting kites aloft. Read more…
Parties: Birthdays are milestones that mark another year of growing, another year of change. But for many parents, these milestones are more like millstones when faced with the daunting task of putting together their child’s birthday party. The following 10 tips can help. Read more…
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…
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…
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…

Bilingual Education

Bilingual Education

Tweens: Progressive parents who wish to give their children a global education are bucking the conventional public school route and enrolling their kids in schools that offer a bilingual education. Read more…

Choco-Story New York:

Choco-Story New York:

Holidays: With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there’s never been a better time to visit Choco-Story New York: The Chocolate Museum and Experience with Jacques Torres. The museum, adjacent to the Soho outpost of renowned master chocolatier Jacques Torres’ eponymous shop, traces the history of chocolate from bean to bar. Read more…

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Chocolate Dipped Anything

Holidays: If it’s Valentine’s Day or any other day, be sure to invite your sweethearts to help in the kitchen as you let your imagination run wild dipping all manner of goodies in rich, velvety dark chocolate. Dried and fresh fruits work great, but so do nuts, chips, crackers and cookies. Serves 8 Read more…

Perfect Pearly Whites

Perfect Pearly Whites

Tweens: February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends the following tips to ensure your child boasts a happy, healthy smile. Read more…
Entertainment: During the winter months, my family’s idea of fun is a New York City day trip. We recently checked out two new – and very different – indoor attractions in Times Square. Read more…
Tweens: Is winter putting a chill on your usual outdoor fun? Take advantage of the cold season to explore the natural world, experiment, and get creative. Add art to STEM activities, and you get STEAM. From snow to stars to survival of animals, these activities are sure to STEAM things up. Read more…

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