Bringing up baby — and bigger kids, too — seems more challenging in the 21st century. Our guide helps you navigate your toddler’s “terrible twos”; choose between public, private, and home schooling; and protect your teen from cyber-bullies. And we’ve got suggestions on kid-friendly Valley services (consignment shops, birthday parties) as well as fun and educational activities the whole family will love.
Let’s take the kids! Former Hudson Valley editor Joanne Michaels gives us some tips on where to delight kiddies of all ages — from tots to teens
Exploration zone: Kids learn while they play at the Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum
Haute hand-me-downs: Pint-sized fashion meets the green movement at these kid-centric consignment shops
Hosting a birthday party? Here are lots of cool Valley venues where kids can party down
We answer four common questions about parenting, from homeschooling and time-outs to sensory disorder and cyber-bullying
The power of play: After several decades of decline, playgrounds make a comeback. Here are four local spots that will delight your kids