February 2012 Issue

Cover credit: The Children's Place

Letter from the Editor

Education Coverage

The Afterschool Learner
How to increase the educational value of your child’s home life.

Education Directory
Leading schools and resources near you.

Health & Fitness

Sickness Be Gone
Stocking a medicine cabinet to maintain a toddler’s health.

Special Needs

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

Mom Knows Best
Recognizing the early signs of autism.

Features

Three’s Company
Raising an only child.

Your Child’s Playroom
Designing the space to foster learning and development.

The New Kid in School
Easing your child through the transition.

Your Community

Long Island
Compassion During Cancer
Care for families faced with a devastating disease.

Manhattan
Brighter Futures
Giving underserved students promising opportunities.

New Jersey
Advocacy for All
Providing disabled people with wonderful opportunities.

Westchester
Putting Childcare Within Reach
How one local award makes it possible.

Contests

The Big Smooch Photo Contest

Countdown to Baby Contest

Birthday Blowout

Womom

Are You Suffering Abuse?
Recognize the signs and take action.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Items to make your life more relaxing and extra chic.

Columns

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

Health
Insight and items for your family’s care.

Travel
Destinations, product picks and getaway tips.

Around Town
The latest news on local schools and businesses.

Update
Books, essentials and information for your clan.

In Season
Ensure a month filled with sweets for your little sweethearts.

Bonus

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