What do I mean by successful? Well, I don’t mean straight As and accolades. Those things can be very nice when they come, but they shouldn’t be the focus or even the goal we are asking our kids to shoot for.
Make school day mornings easier for the family this September
Mornings can be hectic, as getting kids ready for school and out the door on time is not always easy.
Abby Serfilippi has been known locally for her work in animal protection, but now the attention has gone national.
For more than 20 years, the Easter Seals Camp Colonie has been giving campers a little piece of magic in the Capital District.
Two-and-a-half-year-old Emmett doesn’t completely understand that he needs open heart surgery, but he does know what going to the doctor’s office means.
This time last year, I was going to have a baby—but I didn’t know it yet.
Question: My kids will be back in school before I know it. What’s the best way to get back into a routine after a summer of late nights and sleeping in?
Local food pantries collecting school supplies for families in need of them
While children squeal in glee at the prospect of buying their favorite cartoon character printed on every folder, binder and pencil imaginable, parents know all too well the frustratingly high costs that lie behind this excitement.
If you are looking for ways to keep your kids occupied and entertained during the school year, check out the following list featuring options for preschool, private school, and afterschool care and activities.
Rookie pageant contestant wins national title
As a first time beauty pageant contestant, Erin Ford of Guilderland is now the latest crowned winner of the Ms. American Beauty Pageant.
Yesterday, I gently held my infant son’s upper -body still as a nurse administered his first immunizations. I knew it wouldn’t be a picnic. I was right.
As our northeastern version of summer took its time arriving, the Family Chow got a bit impatient and decided to seek out ways to get into the mood of long sunny days spent lounging by cooling bodies of water.
Charitable group under Albany Symphony Orchestra fights to keep music alive in area schools
The gift of music leaves a lasting impression on those who receive it.
Answering life’s questions, and learning more about future plans
What do you want to be when you grow up?
When my son arrived home from his second year of college with his laundry bags stuffed to capacity, it hit me, once again, how unconventional my life is now.
Local author to sign books at Stuyvesant Plaza
Did you know a female kangaroo is called a flyer?
New shop opens in Latham, makes treats from scratch
Frozen yogurt connoisseurs Jim and Lisa Cervone see a full house most nights at their shop in Massachusetts, so they decided to expand their business westward.
Want to plan a party to remember? Check out these vendors for fun options at any price.
Second annual community-wide event is hosted by high school
After the success of last year’s Raiderfest, South Colonie’s iCARE students are preparing for the second, which will include more activities and events than the last.
After two years without one, Maplewood School has a playground
After two years of waiting, Achievements and Kids Express Learning Center at Maplewood School opened a new playground, complete with a rock-climbing wall, teeter totter and balance beam.