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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.


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.

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

New Jersey
Saving the Waves
Preserving a healthy coastal environment.

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


Birthday Blowout

Funny Summer Snapshot Photo Contest


A Weighty Issue
Breaking the obesity cycle.

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


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

Around Town
The latest news on local schools and businesses.

Insight and items for your family's care.

Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Books, essentials and information for your clan.

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


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