Dear Dr. Gramma Karen, Hello from the grandparents who contacted you nine years ago about how to answer the question, Is Santa Claus real? Danny is now 15 and Jessie is 12. We continue to be close to them and to spend lots of time with them. We saw that you reposted that column and […]
As we head into the holiday season, many parents and grandparents will be addressing the timeless question about Santa Claus: Is he real? The advice Dr. Gramma Karen
Bundle up the little ones! Old Westbury Gardens on Long Island is welcoming visitors of all ages to enjoy its first-of-its kind holiday light show. Shimmering Solstice opens November 20 and runs through January 9. Tickets are on sale now. The light show is presented by Catholic Health.
Leprechaun traps are a fun way to get into the St. Patrick’s Day spirit.
The holiday season can be a season of stress when it comes to gifts. Rather than monetary gifts, consider giving gifts from the heart with these suggestions from guest columnist Jack Levine.
We all want to eat, drink and be merry with our families during the holidays. Who cares if we have that extra glass of wine or that “I wish I hadn’t eaten it” late night helping of pumpkin cheese cake? Besides weight gain, many of us experience acid reflux, the regurgitation of stomach acid into […]
Lights, camera, action. Baby proofing is hard enough on a good day, but during the holidays in a New York City apartment, it can be totally overwhelming! Below are 6 ways to baby proof during the holidays by Rene Appelbaum, co-owner & founder of Baby Proofers Plus. Never leave candles unattended Be sure candles are […]
Getting for Christmas teaches children the importance of responsibility. Here are some tips to ensure your children and pets are happy and healthy together!