August 2011 Issue

Cover credit: Papo d'Anjo

Letter from the Editor

Education Coverage

Preschool Philosophies
Which setting best suits your child?

Education Directory
Leading schools, programs and resources near you.

Health & Fitness

Breathing Easier
Curbing kids’ asthma attacks.

Silent World
A daughter shares the ability to hear with her mom.

Special Needs

Now What?
A parent’s role after an ADHD diagnosis.

Features

Online Parenting
Do you check your child’s social networking?

Back-to-School Cool
Celebrate fall with fabulous kids’ fashions.

Your Community

Long Island
Literature Comes Alive
The Walt Whitman Birthplace offers a trove of interactive fun.

Manhattan
Undocumented, Unafraid, Unapologetic
A brief story of pursuing a dream.

New Jersey
Saving the Waves
Preserving a healthy coastal environment.

Westchester
It Takes a Village to Fight Poverty
Connecting families and curbing hunger.

Contests

Birthday Blowout

Funny Summer Snapshot Photo Contest

Womom

A Weighty Issue
Breaking the obesity cycle.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Fashionable and domestic finds for moms.

Columns

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

Around Town
The latest news on local schools and businesses.

Health
Insight and items for your family's care.

Travel
Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Update
Books, essentials and information for your clan.

In Season
Festive occasions and activities to enjoy before summer’s end.

Bonus

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