February 2011 Issue

Cover credit: Melissa DeGroot Photography

Letter from the Editor

Something to Talk About
How to communicate better with your child's teacher.

School Directory
Short profiles on leading daycare centers, preschools, private schools and resources close to home.

Features

Confidence Building Tactics
Getting your child's self-esteem to soar.

Coming to Terms
Navigating the maze of special education acronyms.

Head Cases
Tips to prevent and treat lice.

Stranger Danger
What would you do if your child went missing?

Vision Awareness
Have you scheduled a trip to the eye doctor?

Your Community

Manhattan
Leap of Faith
An afterschool program repairs a community in the Bronx.

New Jersey
Teens Clean Up Their Act
A campaign aims to rid New Jersey of litter.

Long Island
Women Kings
Ladies lead Long Island toward positive change.

Contests

Camp Payback

Birthday Blowout

Photo Contest

Womom

Considering a New Career?
Advice for mothers seeking an occupational shift.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Fashion, beauty and keepsakes catering to moms.

Columns

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

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

Update
Books, essentials and information for your clan.

Health
Insight and items for your family's healthcare needs.

In Season
Take heart in celebrating February's festivities.

Bonus

Camp Showcase
Get a jump start on planning for summer by browsing advertisements for excellent camps and seasonal programs.

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