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Five reasons to Ritz it

Travel: When planning your vacation, what’s better than a luxury hotel that offers kid-friendly programs? Read more…

We’re all unique champions!

Bullying: Natural order dictates before birth that no one is like their brothers or sisters — or like anyone else on earth. Read more…

Is your child’s classroom upside down?

Growing Up Online: More and more teachers are flipping their classrooms, using technology to help students through difficult subjects. Read more…

Roadster is a stunning toy

New & Noteworthy: Dexton’s blue roadster pedal car is the kind of gift that will be remembered for a lifetime. Read more…

Reaching out to an unfriendly neighbor

Parents Helping Parents: What do you do when you’re living next to an un-neighborly neighbor? Read more…

Food to keep the doctor away

Good Sense Eating: There are several foods that can treat — and even prevent — illness in these cold winter months. Read more…

‘Pinned’ a good teen read

The Book Worm: Teenage girls who love a good story — without teen-queen drama — will find “Pinned” by Sharon G. Flake a refreshing read. Read more…

The greatest gifts can’t be wrapped

The Book Worm: Kids between the ages of 2 and 7 will love this tale of friendship in a book by Tracey Corderoy and Sophie Allsopp. Read more…

Reclaiming my sex life

Death by Children: Our columnist explains how he and his wife rescued their sex life after years of children sabotaging their efforts. Read more…

How to encourage children to persevere

Education: Teachers answer parents’ and grandparents’ questions about students failing math, overcrowding in schools, and more. Read more…

Holidays and the spirit of giving, according to dad!

Dad Stuff: The new dad wonders when we all became so greedy for stuff. Read more…

New year, new you, new mom

Make the new year truly fabulous by taking care of yourself and respecting your own wishes. Read more…

They don’t call it fabulous for nothing

Our columnist reflects on her impending milestone birthday. Read more…

Being an only child

Letter from College: Our teen columnist reflects on growing up as an only child. Read more…

The world at their fingertips

New & Noteworthy: Set of six science books is brought to life with lavish photos, illustrations and the SD-X reader pen. Read more…

Tips on helping kids make friends

Teens: Dr. Karyn answers your questions about how to help kids make friends — and as they get older, how to encourage them to have healthy friendships. Read more…

Navigating the stages of remarrying with children

When two people with children marry and create a stepfamily, it can take quite a few steps — and possibly years — before the new family can reach the “reward stage.” Read more…

Staying married for the children

Divorce & Separation: Is staying in an unhappy marriage really best for the children? Read more…

Why is autism on the rise?

Autism: More children are diagnosed with autism today than ever before. Read more…

Incorporating technology into the life of a person with special needs

Media: iPads and other tablets can be a great tool for children with special needs, if you find the right apps. Read more…

Volunteering with your preschooler

Pre-Schoolers: Here are six tips to inspire the spirit of giving in your young child. Read more…

Storage for loot from Santa

New & Noteworthy: Pirate-styled toy chest makes it easy to stow their clutter, so you can swab the decks. Read more…

Letter from a reader

Homework: A reader shares her thoughts about homework in response to our November article. Read more…

A letter from a reader

Teens: A reader responds to our article about teenage smoking from the October issue. Read more…

When morning sickness deserves the royal treatment

Healthy Living: Kate Middleton’s severe morning sickness has shed light on a serious condition that affects certain pregnant women. Read more…

Nurses, docs evacuate babies during Sandy power outage

College & Empty nest: Staff at New York University had to do the unexpected when the super storm cut the power: move babies in intensive care to other hospitals. Read more…

Educators, parents, and students in pursuit of better homework

Mental Health: Battling the effects of damaging homework practices which can lead to sleep deprivation, stress, and compromised mental health, healthy homework advocates are campaigning for assignments that are meaningful, appropriate and necessary. Read more…

How teens can beat Old Man Winter at his game

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Here are some ways to get antsy teens from being bored to active this winter. Read more…

Oliver Jeffers’ new book is a ‘Moose’ read

New & Noteworthy: Comic and poignant, “This Moose Belongs to Me” is Oliver Jeffers’ latest, charming children’s book. Read more…

Toward a more perfect union

As hard as it is, the only way for me to sort through what happened in Newtown, Conn., is to put myself in the middle of the tragedy. Read more…

Learning from the past

At the Anne Frank Center USA children can learn about tolerance, courage, hope, strength of spirit, and history while learning about the life of the remarkable young woman. Read more…

Dropping off the children

Letter from the Publisher: In the wake of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, we need to act to keep children safe. Read more…

When tragedy strikes: How to help your children

Loss & Grieving: In the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings, how can you help your child deal with fear and sadness he may be feeling? Read more…

53 chances to stay true to your New Year’s resolutions

The Healthy Monday campaign might be the answer to finally keeping that promise for the new year. Read more…

Intro to classical music for kids

New & Noteworthy: Maestro Classics presents the London Philharmonic Orchestra in a performance of Camille Saint-Saens’ “Carnival of the Animals,” with narration penned by Ogden Nash. Read more…

When parents aren’t watching, kids play rough

Mommy 101: Our columnist is shocked by by the behavior of “big” kids — and their parents — on the playground in Central Park. Read more…
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