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August 2011

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Kids Can Play Foodcaster at the Dining Table

It may not be NBC, but combining sports- and newscasting with dinnertime makes for hungry headlines in your kitchen.

Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities

If your child shows signs of significant academic difficulties in the coming year, and you have exhausted other school options to resolve the problems, consider having her evaluated to determine if she has an LD and is a candidate for special education.

6 Ways to Straighten Your Child's Smile

If it’s been a few years since you’ve worn braces, you’re in for a surprise. A wide variety of alternatives, many introduced in the past decade, make braces more attractive and less painful. Here are six of the latest ways to improve your child’s toothy grin.

Send Your Kids Back to School in Tip-top Health

Your child’s body needs a tune-up before school begins so she’ll start the new school year in good health. Make sure you pay attention to these tips.

"Poop." "Damn." "Butt." When Your Child Shows Delight in Dirty Words

What's a parent to do about preschoolers using dirty language?

Tips to Keep Your Pet Safe and Healthy This Summer

Here are some tips from the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association to help keep your pet safe and healthy during the dog days of summer.

Let Your Freezer Help With Filling Lunchboxes

The freezer can take the stress out of lunchtime preparation as well as help send families off to school with a hearty, hot breakfast every morning by getting the work done in advance.

Be In The Moment: A Teachable Moment

It’s very important to teach kids the value of living in the moment and appreciating the experience at hand.

Talking to Your Kids About 9/11

Advice on how to talk to your kids about the 10th anniversary of September 11.

Out of This World Fun

Explore space with your kids at these kid-friendly events, museums, and activities.

Ease the Pain at the Pump this Summer

Consumer savings expert Andrea Woroch shares tips to help you cut back on soaring gas costs.