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January 23, 2018
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Burns: What You Need to Know

Burns: What You Need to Know

Safety: What’s the best way to deal with burns? Read more…

4 Ways to Create a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

4 Ways to Create a Sensory-Friendly Holiday

Tweens: The holidays can be stressful and over-stimulating for anyone, but particularly so for children with autism. Here are four tips and strategies that may help lessen your child’s anxiety and increase your family’s enjoyment during the most wonderful time of the year. Be sure to follow your child’s cues, as every child is different. Read more…
Hot Topics: Everyone is looking for a bargain these days, especially families on a budget. Forget online deals, we found two local shops that are well worth pulling yourself away from the computer. Lil Chameleon in Tuckahoe and Girl AGain in White Plains are where real savings can be found. Read more…

Win Two Adorable New Books: Enter Now!

Contests: Enter to win two new adorable books from Running Press and settle down with your child for a lovely winter afternoon of reading fun. Read more…

Win This Crayola Gift Set, Enter Now!

Contests: Wouldn’t your child love a 3-foot tall Crayola Crayon Tube? Little ones can fuel their imaginations with these stackable building blocks in iconic Crayola colrs. Read more…
Travel: As soon as the weather begins to cool in the northeast many families start dreaming of sun and sand. This year, in the wake of multiple hurricanes, some destinations can’t be considered. Not so for Captiva Island, an island in southwest Florida, located near Fort Myers just offshore in the Gulf of Mexico and often associated with the neighboring Sanibel Island. Hurricane Irma did pass by, but the area has been restored and is ready for visitors. Read more…

Get Your Groove On ...

Get Your Groove On ...

Entertainment: Parents who are tired of singing the theme song to their kids’ favorite animated films for the 1000th time are finally in luck! Just in time for holiday road trips comes a brand-new CD collection featuring popular songs for kids that parents will love too. Rock-n-Stroller is a multi-volume CD collection produced by Grammy award-winning producer and Somers dad Andy Zulla and award winning recording artist and Broadway performer Matt Zarley. Read more…

4 Party Dos & Don’ts

4 Party Dos & Don’ts

Parties: A child’s birthday is a special day and as parents we go out of our way to make the day extra-special. Be careful not to overdo the festivities or a perfectly nice event can turn into a major meltdown. Read more…
Allergies: Gluten-free food is popping up everywhere, and it’s about time. For years, people diagnosed with celiac disease, or those given a more obscure diagnosis of non-celiac gluten sensitivity, have spent time and money restructuring their meal plans to ensure that the food they eat only includes gluten-free ingredients. Read more…
Feeding Your Family: School has started and parents are back to the hustle and bustle. As a working mom and nutritionist, Scarsdale resident and mother of three, Toby Amidor knows how difficult it can be to carve out the time for healthy home cooking. In her book, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook: Easy and Wholesome Meals to Cook, Prep, Grab, and Go, (Rockridge Press, 2017) Amidor shares her tricks and tips to efficient and enjoyable meal preparation. Following her instruction makes it possible to enjoy fresh and flavorful meals on even the most hectic days. Read more…
Feeding Your Family: You are, quite literally, what you eat! Every food and drink we ingest either becomes synthesized into our cells or “filtered” through our natural detoxification system – the liver, kidneys, intestines, respiratory tract, skin and lymphatic system. Read more…

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Pediatric Physical Therapy

Therapies: Ask 5-year-old Ethan Pimentel who his favorite doctor is and he’s sure to shout – Dr. Smith! Ethan, who has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, began seeing pediatric pysical therapist Dana Smith a year and a half a go and he’s made excellent progress. Visit the offices of Smith on October 19th as she holds her OPEN HOUSE. 929-335-4378. westchesterpediaricpt.com. Read more…
Tweens: Under the direction of husband and wife Mario LaStrada and Maria Bai, Central Park Dance opened its original doors in 1982 with just one teacher and a few dozen students. Co-founder and Artistic Director Maria Bai offered classes in ballet, tap, jazz and creative movement in the basement of Dobbs Ferry’s Zion Episcopal Church. Read more…

Westchester Family Party Guide

Parties: A child’s birthday is extra-special and many parents will do all they can to help make their child feel extra-special on their very own day. Planning a birthday party can be as simple or as involved as you wish. Either way having vendors and party pros on hand to help can make a huge difference. Here are some experts who can help you make your child’s day extraordinary! Read more…

The Perfect Pumpkin

The Perfect Pumpkin

Holidays: Throughout October, many farms let you scour the fields for your ideal pumpkin, and pick it right off the vine. Some offer more than just a pumpkin patch, with fall festivals featuring live music, natural and delicious food, hayrides, spooky haunted houses and more. Picking your own pumpkin is the perfect fall activity that the whole family will enjoy! Read more…
Contests: One lucky family can win a MIOS, the new compact stroller from CYBEX. The MIOS stroller weighs only 19.2 pounds and measures 19.7 inches in width, redefining urban mobility. Read more…

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