Ask the Expert: What Should I Know About Lice?
Local experts share what every parent needs to know about head lice, including signs your child might have lice, how often you should check for lice, what lice look like, when your child can be around peers, how much of your house needs to be cleaned, and whether lice carry diseases.
Pacplex Reopens After Fixing Damage from Hurricane Sandy
After Hurricane Sandy hit, Pacplex had to close to fix the damage it sustained during the severe weather. Pacplex is reopening with some new additions to the facility. The family fitness center also offers summer camp and after-school programs.
American Heart Association Shares Heart-Smart Food Choices
In honor of National Nutrition Month, the American Heart Association shares tips for making smarter heart-healthy choices while shopping for groceries.
Don't Miss: Anderson Cooper Special on Bullies Premieres on CNN
Part of a week-long programming on CNN and CNN.com, The Bully Effect: An Anderson Cooper Special premieres Thursday, Feb. 28 and addresses how the bullying problem is affecting children in school today, and what parents can do about bullying in schools.
Take the Screen-Free Challenge
The third annual Screen-Free Week is April 29 to May 5. Take the challenge to turn off your cell phones, TVs, and iPads to spend more quality time with your family.
New Children's Salon Opens in East Northport
Snip-its, a children's salon, is now open in East Northport. The salon offers regular hair cuts and styling, as well as spa services and birthday parties.
Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids in NYC
Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids for Valentine's Day in NYC, including craft programs, cooking events, story time, family shows, and more in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
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.
Recipe: Smoky Southwest Chicken and Wild Rice Soup
Try this easy weeknight recipe for smoky Southwest chicken and wild rice soup, a heart spin on the usual chicken-and-noodle duo. This recipe serves 6, so it's a perfect meal for a big family or a small family that appreciates leftovers.
Easy Baked Thai Salmon Recipe
This easy-to-make Thai salmon dish, which features soy, sesame, and ginger flavors, is recommended by Magdalena Wszelaki, a certified nutrition coach who specializes in autoimmune disorders and thyroid conditions.