Expert Tips on Teaching Kids to Be Safe Around Dogs
The American Kennel Club provides expert tips on what to teach your child to ensure his or her safety when bringing a dog into the picture for the first time.
Free Program for Parents Teaches How to Affect Positive Change in Community
The Parent Leadership Initiative is a free program that teaches parents how to affect positive change in the community for their children.
How To Choose The Right Sports Environment For Your Child
Is a competitive environment right for your child, or should you pick a lower-pressure team environment?
How to Choose the Right School for Your Child
If you think about how much time your child spends at school, you might become very overwhelmed trying to pick the right one. Our area experts help you consider what’s most important—for your family.
What Pets Can Teach Kids
The American Kennel Club (AKC) highlights the important ways that
pets can benefit children.
No-Sugar Birthday Cake Recipe
No sugar in this cake -- no kidding! This cake recipe is all about capturing natural sweetness from ingredients like apples, bananas, and cranberries, with no added sugar, making it great for babies and those with special dietary issues, like diabetes.
Ask the Expert: What Are Your Top 5 Tips for Raising Confident Kids?
Gina Otto, author of "Cassandra's Angel" and international children's advocate, provides the following five tips on how to raise confident, self-assured children based on the experience she gained during her 15 years spent speaking with and learning from children firsthand.
How to Teach Tolerance to Your Children
Schools may teach the value of acceptance during Black History Month, but it is our duty as parents to instill an unbiased mindset in our children all the time. Here, some thoughts on why teaching tolerance is important, and tips for handling the awkward moments.
How to Choose a Camp for Children with Special Needs
Gina Maranga, director of program operations at Block Institute in Brooklyn, offers advice on how to select the best summer camp for a child with special needs.
When Your Mom is Your Nanny
About 25 percent of full-time working moms with children under the age of 5 have a grandparent caring for their children. While convenient, this arrangement is not without its complications. Author Julie Revelant explores the ramifications this relationship raises and how it's affected by generational changes in child raising.