October 2010 Issue

Cover credit: AddieKat Boutique

Letter from the Editor

Fall Festivities
The essentials for hosting autumn birthdays and celebrations.

Birthday Directory
Entertainers and party places that make occasions extraordinary.


Money Talks
Discussing finance with kids.

Getting Schooled
Help your child learn to love the classroom.

Obstetrical Care
How to select the proper OB provider.

Should I be Concerned?
When to worry about your child’s worries.

Green Schools
Why your child should be getting an eco-friendly education.

Death in the Family
Coping with loss as children grieve.

Colors of the Rainbow
Encouraging kids to eat a variety of nutritional foods.

Your Community

Long Island
Round of Applause
A nonprofit theater in the area has something for every family member.

Change Is Past Due
Helping to restore children's healthy relationship with food.

New Jersey
Taking Action
Saving the planet one bottle at a time.

About A Boy
Celebrating a century of values with the Boy Scouts of America.


Feeling Good, Looking Good
Find products that pamper from head to toe.

Mother Earth
One woman’s green transformation.


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

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

Destinations, games and tips for your family vacations.

Insight and items for your family’s healthcare needs.

Books, essentials and information for your clan.

In Season
Have a healthy and haunted October.


Special Needs and Health & Fitness Directory
Experts and resources for your family’s care and wellness.

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