New Life for Landmark Church in Washington Heights
A groundbreaking ceremony held on April 7 marked the $10 million renovation and expansion of the Fort Washington Collegiate Church in Washington Heights.
10 Reasons to Call 911 When Showing Signs of a Heart Attack
Thousands of people die or are left disabled after a heart attack due to not getting life-saving treatment, according to the American Heart Association. Don't be one of those thousands; the AHA shares 10 reasons why you should call 911 when you or someone near you is having a heart attack.
Party Central Pick of the Month: Gift it Green
Gift it Green fabric gift boxes and tissue paper are an eco-friendly way to wrap your child's or friend's birthday present. Bonus: The gift boxes fold flat and are reusable.
5 Tips for Choosing a Small Pet for Your Family
Thinking about getting a small pet like a hamster, gerbil, or guinea pig for your kids? Here are 5 tips from the experts at PetSmart on how to choose the right pet, including advice on these small pets' habits, diets, and exercise needs.
Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Young Volunteers
The Kohl's Cares Scholarship program will honor more than 2,300 youth, ages 6-18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes. Nominations for outstanding young volunteers are being accepted Feb. 1 - March 15.
What Families with Household Employees Need to Know Before Filing Taxes
This tax season, when filing your family's taxes, don't forget about the household employment tax if your family has hired help like a nanny or housekeeper.
A List of Ethnic Restaurants to Mix Up Your Cuisine
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the world at ethnic restaurants. Here are a few suggestions in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
Ask the Expert: How Do I Calm a Colicky Baby?
If you've got a colicky baby, chances are you feel guilty and might be at a loss on how to soothe her. Dr. Alanna Levine, a pediatrician and mom, offers tips for calming colic and regaining your sanity.
New Study: Parents Know Less About Their Teens' Online Activities than They Think
Have you talked to your teen about her online behavior? In a new study by the Family Online Safety Institute, teens say their parents are less informed about their online activities than they believe they are, but parents are monitoring more than teens think.
Improve Your Child's Sleep Hygiene With These 4 Pillars
Good sleep hygiene, or the set of guidelines and habits that promote consistently restful and sufficient sleep, is important to your child's overall health. Tom Jackson, M.D., a psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of sleep disorders, shares the four pillars to good sleep hygiene.