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In the Magazine: May 2016

In the Magazine: May 2016


Check out our May 2016 issue, which discusses how to help your kids develop a taste for eating healthy and why it's essential to talk to your kids about body image now. It also includes a roundup of services that deliver groceries and make-your-own meal boxes, and a Special Parent section. Plus, a clothespin art display craft, a look at the Alice Austen House, and a list local zoos and nature centers.

Feature Articles

How to Get Kids to Eat Healthier Foods

little girl eating vegetables

Though we want our kids to have a balanced diet, getting them to eat less junk food can be a battle. Here's advice from experts to help kids develop a taste for healthier foods.

Talking to Your Kids About Body Image

teen girl looking in mirror

With the barrage of media telling kids their value is in their looks, we often wonder when to talk to them about body image and self-esteem. Hint: Now.

Restaurants Share Favorite Recipes For Kids

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Butera's on Long Island, Patsy's Pizzeria in New Rochelle, and Maison Hugo in Manhattan share recipes for kids' favorite dishes.

Food Delivery Services in the NY Metro Area

family eating dinner

A roundup of grocery, meal, restaurant, and make-your-own meal delivery services available in the New York metro area, plus snack box subscription services. 

Special Parent Section

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The challenges of siblings of children with special needs face, a fourth-grader talks living and fighting cystic fibrosis, and resources for those with special needs.

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Fun and Activities

DIY: Clothespin Art Display

clothespin craft

This easy craft project for kids give them a new way to display photos or artwork using clothespins.

Alice Austen House

alice austen house

The Alice Austen House, also called Clear Comfort, is a historical landmark and vibrant cultural center, which exhibits parts of Austen’s extensive photography collection with the mission of keeping the spirit of the early American photographer alive.

Family Activities Calendar

cherry blossom trees

Find tons of fun things to do in your area in May by searching our comprehensive calendar of kid and family events.

Where to Guide: Zoos and Nature Centers

giraffe at bronx zoo

Find the best zoos, nature centers, and botanical gardens in New York City; Long Island; Westchester and Rockland Counties, NY; and Fairfield County, CT.

Connections

Quoatables

kids dressed as frogs

We've browsed the Internet, read the books, and checked our Twitter and Instagram feeds for the best quotes, tweets, and images from parents about raising kids.

Katie Workman Talks Picky Eaters and Easy Recipes

katie workman

Katie Workman is the author of the cookbooks The Mom 100 and Dinner Solved!, which help parents navigate their kitchens to create great meals for the whole family.

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