July 2010 Issue

Cover credit: Jeanine Johnsen

Letter from the Editor

Great Getaways
Booking a vacation for a large family.

Travel Directory
Set your sights on these sites and hotels.

Features

The Cost of Bringing Up Baby
Financial preparation for new parents.

Water World
Preventing and treating swimmer's ear.

Parental Advocacy
Support for children on the autistic spectrum.

Little Learners
Getting your child ready for kindergarten.

Social Studies
Parenting strategies for curbing kids' social anxiety.

Your Community

Long Island
Lights, Camera, Action
A local festival gives students a start in film.

Manhattan
Reclaiming Voices
Kids who stutter reach their potential through the arts.

New Jersey
Therapy Moves Forward
Changing the lives of children with special needs.

Westchester
Home Sweet Home
Making life for shelter animals grand even before adoption.

Womom

Baking to Breathe
The recipe for a sweet life.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Fabulous fashion finds and beauty buys.

Columns

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

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

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

Update
Books, essentials and information for your clan.

Travel
Destinations, games and tips for your family vacations.

In Season
Finds and fun to kick off a great summer season.

Bonus

Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Experts and programs for your family's care and wellness.

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