To Play or Not to Play: How to Help Boys Who Don't Play Sports
What happens when you are raising a boy who has no interest in sports? Society has deemed that raising boys to play sports is the norm, and often times as a result, these boys become the targets of bullying. Written by a psychologist and an educational consultant, "The Last Boys Picked" shows parents how to help their child built resilience and a healthy self-esteem.
Broadway Review: 'Peter and the Starcatcher'
In Broadway's Tony Award-winning 'Peter and the Starcatcher,' we learn how Peter Pan earned his flight credentials and how a mustachioed pirate became Captain Hook. Is the show for kids? Yes and no, says our theater critic.
How to Deal with Schoolyard Antics: Tips from the Etiquette Expert
Our etiquette expert Elise Mac Adam, author of the new book "See Dick Bite Jane: A Think and Do Book for Parenting Predicaments Big and Small," helps parents handle some hairy schoolyard situations that you too might face.
New Places, New Programs for Kids in Manhattan - March 2010
Check out some new additions to the Manhattan area that offer programs for children and families. This month, learn about new parenting classes, fitness programs, language classes, and sports training programs in your area.
Long Island MomBiz: Live it Up with Donna Drake
Donna Drake, a Melville mother of three, co-hosts the weekly morning talk show "Live It Up," a show she founded and now produces out of her Plainview studio. Here, Drake talks to us about career, family, and what's next for "Live It Up."
Winter Olympics: Figuring Out Figure Skating
Thousands of families will watch the figure skating events in this year's Winter Olympics. If you're like most, though, the terminology might leave you a bit baffled (what exactly is a lutz jump, anyhow?). Read on for some guidelines that will have you speaking the lingo in no time.