A Father's Letter to His Children on Wilderness and Love
Author and father Charles R. Scott of NYC writes a letter on boredom, wilderness, and love to his two young children with whom he has taken on a 46-day cycling adventure around Iceland.
4 Ways to Make Dad Feel Extra-Special on Father's Day
This Father's Day, teach the kids to show just how special dad is to the family with these five tips that will help dad feel extra-special.
Long Island Family Opens Home to Offer Summer Fun for Inner City Kids
A Long Island family opens up their home each summer to host a Fresh Air child through The Fresh Air Fund, a nonprofit that provides free summer experiences to more than 1.7 million NYC children from low-income communities.
American Heart Association Recommends Walking After a Stroke
An American Heart Association study found that walking after a stroke can improve overall health by boosting physical fitness, mobility, and quality of life in patients who have suffered a stroke.
Homegrown Heroes: Singing and Signing for Good
Professional opera singer Sabrina Francis volunteers her time and talent at Gigi's Playhouse NYC in upper Manhattan to inspire children with Down syndrome through music and sign language.
10 Things to Ask When Researching Schools for Your Child with Special Needs
An NYC mom of four, including a son with special needs, searches for a middle school for her child with special needs and shares the top 10 questions and things to consider when interviewing schools.
Ask the Expert: What Genre of Music is Most Beneficial to Your Child's Overall Learning Ability?
Starting music classes at an early age is beneficial in the development of children's learning abilities. The executive director of The Diller-Quaile School of Music in Manhattan shares whether the type or genre of music your child listens to matters, or if all music has the same effects.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Child Build Character?
While the focus on school grades and test scores is increasing for our children, we must remember that while they grow they should also be learning life skills such as responsibility, persistence, and resourcefulness. Here, a life coach shares her advice on how to help your children develop these priceless character traits.
Women and Thyroid Disease: Know the Symptoms for Proper Diagnosis
Up to 60 percent of those with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition due to misdiagnosis. Knowing the symptoms of thyroid diseases, such as Grave's disease and Hashimoto's disease, can help with early detection and proper treatment of thyroid disease reduces associated long-term risks.
12 Steps to Achieve Permanent and Meaningful Changes Year-Round
Many people jump start the New Year with a list of New Year's resolutions only to lose steam come February. Psychotherapist, author, and positive-living expert Diane Lang offers 12 steps to help you accomplish your new year goals and achieve meaningful changes throughout the year.