* Coronavirus Resources for Parents *

December 2009 Issue

Cover credit: Lands' End

Letter from the Editor


Travel Directory
Where to vacation for excitement on the slopes and under the sun.

In the Driver’s Seat
Staying safe on the go.


Winter Wish List
Tons of picks for children’s gifts.

Winter Means Cold, Flu...and RSV
Insight about respiratory tract infections.

‘Tis the Season for Saving
Having cost-conscious holiday festivities.

Present Perfect
Gifts for adults even Scrooge would love.

Is Your Child Developing an Eating Disorder?
How to recognize the warning signs.

Order From the Start
Teaching children organizational skills.

The Caribbean Four Ways
Choose your travel style and the vacation is yours for the taking.

Your Community

Long Island
Here Comes the Sun
Brightening the future one family at a time.

Appealing to Children's Curiosity
How a newspaper for kids improves learning.

New Jersey
Music on the Mind
Bringing residents together with song.

PK What?
Background on a little known but surprisingly common disease.


Social Shopping
Two women, one mission and tons of sample sales.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Finds for enjoying a fashionable, beautiful and green lifestyle.


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

Destinations, games and tips for your family vacations.

Around Town
Find out the latest news on local schools and businesses.

In Season
Celebrating a winter wonderland and the upcoming year.


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

Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Professionals and services to respond to your family’s wellness and special needs.

Program Directory
Profiles on top children’s activities, from programming involving the arts to sports.