New York Family Magazine
Parenting Tips

*Labor Day BBQs are on the horizon. Prepare for a fabulous feast with delicious recipes from five of our favorite food bloggers: watermelon ice cubes, tomato & fontina bruschetta, southern pork tenderloin, Sullivan potatoes, and ice cream cone cupcakes. 


*Kids may feel pouty as the sun sets on summer, so we've compiled the perfect guide for everything they need to start the new school year off in style and with a smile! From hipster knapsacks to ultra-modern binders, back-to-school shopping just got a little bit sunnier.

Contests & Giveaways

*Looking to get the school year off to a smart start? Make sure your little one protects her hard work with Tokidoki's Pantera Mimobot flash drive. We have five to give away! For info on how to enter to win one, click here.    


*Before saying "sayonara" to summer, check out this list of beautiful summer beach totes so you can catch some final rays in style. 


For more shopping finds from our Treats blog, click here.    

Hot Topics

*Local mom (and car skeptic) Hillary Chura finds that vehicle-sharing with a neighbor is more convenient than crazy.  


*Tired of reading the same books to her toddler, creative mama Alex Richards created a fun coping ritual with her daughter and husband.


*Sandboxes are infested with germs. Doctors say kids should stay away. (NY Press)  


*Children who are able to sit still and focus are more likely to graduate college. (Wall Street Journal)


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Bonus Tip 

*Here's a roll of good luck: Bowlmor in Times Square is offering a special summer deal for New Yorkers with kids in tow. Until Friday, August 31, kids 12 and under bowl for FREE before 4pm. For more information on this amazing deal, visit 

Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2012

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