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May 2014 Issue

Cover credit: Shira Z. Photography

Letter from the Editor

Camp Coverage

Camp Considerations
A program director shares expert advice.

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

Birthday Coverage

Pro Party Tips
Avoid birthday burnout.

Birthday Directory
Party places and entertainers for the happiest of occasions.

Special Needs

Autism-Friendly Schools
What to seek in an academic setting.

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


Playground Safety
A checklist of guidelines and cautions.

Start a Garden
Make a fruitful adventure a family affair.

Long Weekend Trips
Easy ventures for those extra days


Birthday Blowout Contest

Mom's Little Angel Photo Contest


Balance as Myth
Eight tips to stop trying to "do it all" and find success.

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


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

Insight and items for your family’s care.

Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Essential products and information for your brood.


Calendar of Events
A comprehensive listing of your neighborhood's classes, events, activities, and performances.