Entries by Laurie Fox


Healthy Lunch Packing Tips

With back-to-school drawing near, your kids are likely lobbying for a new backpack or the hottest sneakers. But health officials say you shouldn’t overlook an important staple of their daily school life: a well-insulated, properly packed healthy lunch. Keeping an eye on the weather and being mindful that what you pack for school lunch—and how […]


The Library: The Best Place to Entertain Your Kid in Summer

If you’re running out of ideas to entertain your children this summer, don’t overlook the city library. Your local branch provides the perfect opportunity to help your child keep up with summer learning—and it’s air-conditioned, a plus in the current heat wave! Librarians around the country report an upswing in people turning to libraries to […]