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Family Issues: For many families, Christmas isn’t Christmas if it isn’t shared with the furry members of the clan. Read more…
Featured Event: A potpourri of holiday fun, from musical performances to craft-making, to photos with Santa Claus, can be had at Queens Botanical Garden’s Christmas in the Garden. Read more…

Parents can learn to manage their child’s tantrums

Healthy Living: A child’s tantrum is a biological function, and there are several ways parents can react to — and manage — the situation. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: After years of recommending otherwise, researchers now recommend fighting peanut allergies in infants by exposing them to peanuts — at a surprisingly early age. Read more…

Choose your words carefully

Schooling: The words parents use to raise, discipline, and educate their children can have a significant effect on their behavior and development. Read more…
Family Values: A wiser way to parent is to let your children seek their own path in life, says clinical psychologist Shefali Tsabary. Read more…

Be sure to vaccinate your children against infectious diseases

Family Health: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend early childhood vaccinations for measles, mumps, and rubella. Read more…
Behavior: To foster sharing skills in your children and help playdates go more smoothly, consider these tips. Read more…
Behavior: Patience is a behavior, and you can help your child improve this skill with the right kind of practice. Read more…
Behavior Strategies: Here are proven strategies that will take your toddler’s 75-minute bedtime routine to 25 mintues. Read more…

Find your childcare bliss

Working Moms: Some tips to help families navigate the nanny search. Read more…

Children and frostbite: When to be concerned

Children and frostbite: When to be concerned

Family Health: As long as you take the proper precautions, children can have all the wintertime fun they want. Read more…

How to teach children to clean up their toys

Holidays: Today is the day you start teaching your kids how to pick up their messes. Read more…

TV time: Ratings, recommendations, and guidelines for parents

Mental Health: Television programming has changed immensely. There are plenty of quality choices available, but which ones are truly appropriate for children, and how often should they be tuning in? Read more…

How to interpret TV ratings: An explanation of the Federal Communications Commission ratings

Mental Health: What does TV-Y and TV-14 actually mean? Read more…
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