20 Earth Day 2013 Events in New York City
Our list of 20 fun kids' events for Earth Day 2013 in New York City includes Earth Day and Arbor Day festivals, outdoor programs and volunteering events, and shows about Earth Day in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Minimize Varicose Veins in the Winter?
During the winter months, it's common for pregnant women and new mothers to have poor circulation, especially if standing or sitting all day with a new baby. Dr. Luis Navarro, founder and medical director of The Vein Treatment Center in Manhattan, provides tips, exercises, and dietary information to improve circulation and prevent varicose veins.
Diabetes Winter Health Guide: Cold Weather Safety Tips
UnitedHealth Group's Diabetes Prevention and Control Alliance and Deneen Vojta, M.D. share 10 winter and cold weather safety tips for those with diabetes.
One Local Music-Loving Dad Explores Evolution of Kindie Music
A Brookyln-based, music-loving father explores how kids' music morphed in to kindie rock, a genre that is popular with the whole family. Plus, his list of top 10 current kindie albums.
Uncle’s Suffolk Soda Shop Taught This Writer Life Lessons
Once a week, Marcelle Soviero's mother took her to Uncle Joe's soda shop, Soviero's Luncheonette. This family-owned restaurant became Marcelle's safe haven, where she learned compassion and acceptance from her family and the patrons who frequented.
Teaching Kids Manners: Tips for Parents
In our plugged-in, social media age, kids' manners are falling by the wayside, big time -- and with TV icons like the "Jersey Shore" gang or Hannah Montana not setting the best examples for our kids, what are parents to do? Etiquette experts weigh in.
Kidberry Expands to New Space in Harlem
Kidberry, a learning and developmental play center for children in Harlem, offers some of the only classes of its kind in the neighborhood.
13 Tips for Finding an Honest Mechanic
When taking your car in for repair, many mechanics will count on your lack of automotive expertise, resulting in them charging more than they should. Don't be fooled next time, and check out these do's and don'ts for taking your car to the mechanic.
Long Island Teens Start Dance Costume Drive
Five Long Island teenagers founded From Our Hearts to Your Toes this spring to collect gently used dance costumes for underprivileged local children.
Do you ever find yourself putting personal hygiene on the back-burner? One NYC-based mom finds the time to treat herself.