Raising a family in New York has its own set of advantages and trials, and our Family & Parenting section can help to provide you with tips and tricks from other local Long Island parents. From keeping the kids quiet on long car rides, to the best recreation spots, we've got you covered with insights on the topics that matter most to parents.
By Debbi Spiegel December 22, 2012
You know that your kids will utter those dreaded words, "I'm bored!"
By Cait Russell December 20, 2012
This Friday, December 21st, at 9:30AM (EST), “Walk 27” Events will be happening across the globe, as the world comes together to remember the students and faculty of Sandy Hook Elementary who were killed last ...
By Amy Gernon December 20, 2012
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced that "Operation: Game Over" has purged various online gaming sites of over 2000 registered sex offenders.
By Cait Russell December 18, 2012
The Newtown Post Office has set up a special Post Office Box to receive letters of condolence and support for those affected by last Friday's shooting.
By Vickie Moller December 18, 2012
School leaders across the country have been communicating heartfelt condolences and messages of comfort and assurance to parents and children that their schools are safe in the aftermath of the mass killing inside Sandy Hook ...
By Robert Ottone December 18, 2012
The investigation into what's been uncovered on Adam Lanza's hard drive has uncovered very little thus far.
By Lyndsay McCabe December 18, 2012
Here are some tips for how to talk to children about handling their feelings after the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
By Lyndsay McCabe December 15, 2012
Legislators are considering making it illegal for people under 19 to purchase energy drinks with certain levels of caffeine and supplements.
By Robert Ottone December 15, 2012
As a bit more information comes to light, police continue to speculate over Adam Lanza's motives.
By Debbi Spiegel December 14, 2012
How to effectively complain and get what you want after a vacation disaster.
By Lyndsay McCabe December 13, 2012
The Federal Trade Commission found in a study that more than half of the children's apps researched sent the child's information to advertisers, marketing firms, and data banks.
By Debbi Spiegel December 07, 2012
Family can be frustrating! Here's my guide to surviving the relatives and being a good guest.
By Lyndsay McCabe December 03, 2012
The fiscal threat will hit women and children in need the hardest, as it will cut spending to major programs that help families in need.