September 2010 Issue

Cover credit: Dansko Kids

Letter from the Editor

Reading Ready
Five ways to enhance a preschooler's vocabulary.

Education Directory
Schools, programs and services that make the grade.

Features

Envisioning a Smart Start
Getting the school year off to a great beginning.

Help!
The television has melted my kid’s brain.

Childhood Diabetes
How much do you know about your child’s blood sugar?

Twice Exceptional Kids
Exceptional because they are gifted and exceptional because they learn differently.

Challenges in the Classroom
Helping kids with ADHD to thrive academically.

A Strong Family
Encouraging an active lifestyle for your kids.

Your Community

Long Island
Civic Action
Tackling community issues big and small.

Manhattan
Under The Sea
Try something aquatic on your next family outing.

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

Westchester
The Enemy Within
Fighting the battle against blood cancer.

Womom

Living, Learning & Growing
How I came back from the brink and became EmpowHERed.

Feeling Good, Looking Good
Secrets, stationery and a spa collection with posh possibilities.

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
Fall ahead to festivities.

Bonus

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.