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The 6 Best Family Destinations & Activities For Fall In N.Y. & N.J.

Sad to see summer go? Don’t be. Our favorite destinations for Autumn are back with a new calendar full of exciting activities and annual traditions.

CBS New York–09/10/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Back To School And Back To Sleep

Medical professionals advised against waiting until the last minute to get kids back into their usual sleep routine.

08/23/2013

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New Guidelines Help Doctors Select Candidates For Ear Tube Surgery

Ear Tube surgery is the most common operation for children in the United States. With over 670,000 children getting ear tubes inserted, CBS 2’s Katie McGee explains how the guidelines will help doctors identify eligible candidates.

07/09/2013

Bug Spray

Keeping Mosquitoes At Bay: Which Bug Spray Is Best For Your Family?

With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.

07/08/2013

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Survey: 1 In 6 Wives Admit To Cheating On Husband

Celebrity divorce attorney Vikki Ziegler and psychotherapist Robi Ludwig visited The Couch to share their thoughts on what brought about this spike in infidelity.

07/08/2013

6.19 Alanna Okun

Do-It-Yourself Craft Ideas For The Whole Family

Alanna Okun, associate editor at BuzzFeed, visited The Couch with some do-it-yourself ideas for the whole family to enjoy.

06/19/2013

Kids Swimming In Lake, Summer Camp

Surviving The Anxiety Of Summer Camp

Summer camp season is here. But for many families, a child leaving home for the first time can create a stressful situation. TV 10-55’s Katie McGee reports on what you need to know about prepping you and your child for camp.

06/18/2013

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6 Gadgets To Bring Your Family Closer

You can’t put the technology genie back in the bottle, but you can use some of the latest products to maximize your family time. Jennifer Jolly, host of USA Today’s Tech Now, dropped by The Couch with some cool devices.

06/03/2013

Team sports

Backyard Olympics: How To Have Your Own Field Day

Give your kids a summer day filled with friends, fitness and fun! Organizing a Backyard Olympics can be as simple or complex as you want to make it, so don’t be afraid to dive in and indulge your kids with a field day of their own!

06/03/2013

Brandon Holt (CBS 2)

Boy’s Parents Suing Neighbors After 4-Year-Old Shot, Killed Him

A long legal process lies ahead for the parents of a 6-year-old boy who was shot and killed in Toms River by their neighbors’ even-younger son.

06/01/2013

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Family Fun Summer Getaways From New York

Looking for a quick local summer weekend getaway? Lonely Planet’s Associate Publisher Emily Wolman has her top picks to make everyone in the family happy.

05/29/2013

Kids talk Father's Day

What Fatherhood Means Through The Eyes Of Five Year Olds

How did your daddy get the job of “Father?” Is it a hard job, or a fun one? Find out what fatherhood looks like through a child’s eyes.

05/29/2013

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Classmates, Family Shocked At Tsarnaev Brothers’ Alleged Terrorist Attack

Most who knew Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev believed the brothers now accused of the Boston Marathon bombings were living the American dream. That impression was shattered by the images that surfaced on surveillance video from the bombing scene.

04/20/2013

New Yorkers Put Bonnets On Display In Annual Easter Parade

5 Fun Ways To Celebrate Easter in NYC

Attend an Easter brunch with friends or spend the holiday with little ones in your family with these Easter themed activities and specials for fun ways to celebrate in New York City.

03/27/2013

Easter Eggs On The Couch

Easter Fun: How To Dye And Decorate Easter Eggs

Carly Cylinder from Celebrations.com, the website for do-it-yourself projects, stopped by The Couch to show us different ways to decorate.

03/27/2013

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