April 2013 Issue

Cover credit: Alex & Alexa

Letter from the Editor

Camp Coverage

Science and Summer
Discover a different kind of camp experience.

Camp Directory
A look at leading day camps and summer programs.

Health & Fitness

Family Trees
Grow an edible garden.

Kid Fit
Getting children on the exercise bandwagon.

Special Needs

DSM-5
Decoding what it means.

Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Experts and services catering to family wellness and special needs.

Features

There’s No Place Like Home
Creating a safe, chemical-free house.

Do You See What I See?
A breakdown of your baby’s senses.

Help is on the Way
The ins and outs of au pairs.

Your Community

Long Island
Mother Earth’s Classroom
Reconnecting kids with nature.

Manhattan
Conquering the Great Indoors
Planting seeds for at-home playtime.

Contests

Birthday Blowout Contest

Messy Face Photo Contest

Womom

Thinking About Quitting?
Why stopping smoking betters the home life.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Products and accessories to make your life extra fabulous.

Columns

Don't Miss
This month's entertainment, contests and activities.

Update
Essential products and information for your brood.

Health
Insight and items for your family’s care.

In Season
Dust off the cobwebs and make room for seasonal treats.

Bonus

What's Happening
A comprehensive listing of your neighborhood's classes, performances and events.