August 2010 Issue

Cover credit: Beth Jansen Photography

Letter from the Editor

The Right Daycare or Preschool
Finding the best place for your child to thrive.

Education Directory
Get smart about leading schools and programs before the bell rings.

Features

Putting Sleep Problems to Bed
Knowing when to sleep train kids is more important than how.

The Well One
What it’s like to have a sibling with special needs.

A Whole New Breed
Choosing the dog that’s right for your family.

The World's Strongest Dad
Walking the top rope between dedicated performer and parent.

Looking Ahead to Autumn
As the leaves turn so do the fashions.

Your Community

Long Island
Saving Lives One Picture at a Time
An inspired 11 year old combats the Gulf oil spill's effects.

Manhattan
Admissions Season
Five steps for getting your little one into school.

New Jersey
One Step at a Time
New Jersey schools pledge to cool the Earth.

Westchester
A Beacon In The Dark
Explore this safe haven in Westchester’s poorest area.

Womom

Postpartum Pilates
Getting back your pre-baby body.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Great reads and skin savers to flaunt your best self.

Columns

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

Update
Books, essentials and information for your clan.

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

Travel
Destinations, games and tips for your family vacations.

In Season
Celebrate summer's end with crafts and activities.

Bonus

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