Kids

The Radio City Rockettes, Santa Claus and a camel pose in front of an ice sculpture to kick off its annual "Christmas in August", to promote Radio City Christmas Spectacular show, in New York, August 13, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

The 5 Best Holiday Shows To See In NYC This Season

The lights of the Christmas season shine brightest in the Big Apple, where decorations adorn department store windows, holiday tunes fill the air and the city’s stages come to life with Christmas productions.

12/03/2013

Treehouse Shakers

Mobile Couch: ‘Just Kidding’ Is Children’s Version Of Broadway

It is one of the most acclaimed performing arts series for families and kids in New York City — and the country. Taking place at Symphony Space, The Treehouse Shakers will perform on Nov. 9 as part of the series.

10/25/2013

10.24 Dr.Sharma

Couch Calls: Answering Your Health Questions

This week, Dr. Sharma answered questions about raising children as vegetarians, how to stay healthy in the colder weather, the risks of buying breast milk online and the effects of spanking your kids.

10/24/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013

10.2 Catherine McCord

How To Make Kid-Friendly Healthy Snacks

Getting your kids to eat right — especially if your kids happen to be finicky — is an everyday struggle for a lot of parents. Catherine McCord, mother and author of ‘Weelicious Lunches’ has found a way to make kid-friendly recipes that are delicious — and good for your youngsters.

10/02/2013

Toys That Teach

Toys That Teach: Fun, Educational Gadgets And Games For Kids

There are some great products out there that are entertaining and educational. The “Toy Insider” Mom, Laurie Schacht, joined us on The Couch with some great Toys that Teach.

08/30/2013

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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

8.14 Mindy Kobrin

Lunchbox Love: Create Interesting School Lunch For Your Kids

Lifestyle and entertaining expert Mindy Kobrin has some pantry staples to stock up on to creative playful, delicious lunches for children.

08/14/2013

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Study: ‘Fat Shaming’ Doesn’t Work

Does shaming people help them lose weight? A new study says no, reported CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez on Wednesday.

07/31/2013

7.3 Rebecca Levey

Keeping Your Kids Safe Online

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act now includes new requirements for mobile apps and websites. Rebecca Levy, parenting online media expert and co-founder of leading ‘tween site, Kidzvuz, joined us on The Couch to help usmake sure parnets know what to look for when keeping kids safe online.

07/03/2013

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

5.21.13 Erika Katz

Parenting Expert Offers Tips For A Safe & Enjoyable Prom

Erika Katz, parenting expert, blogger and author of Bonding Over Beauty, shares her top tips on how to ensure the true safety of your kids on prom night.

05/21/2013

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Top 5 Broadway Schools For Kids In New York

Broadway shows are filled with people who grew up everywhere else, but what kind of training is available for the kids that grow up in New York to prepare them for a possible Broadway career?

05/01/2013

4.29.13 Laurie Berkner and Barbara Zinn Krieger

Making Books Sing: Children’s Songwriter Laurie Berkner On The Couch

Most youngsters always seem to think there’s something either hiding under the bed or in the closet. Convincing them otherwise could be tricky — unless you’re popular children’s singer and songwriter Laurie Berkner.

04/29/2013

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