WNY Family Magazine July 2018 - Page 3

July 2018 • Volume 35 • Issue 5 EDITOR & PUBLISHER Michele Miller GENERAL MANAGER Paul Kline SALES REPRESENTATIVES Jennifer Staebell Paul Kline GRAPHIC DESIGNERS Karen Wawszczyk Melanie Schroeder CONTRIBUTORS Barbara Blackburn • Donna Phillips Patrick Hempfing • Deborah Williams Kathy Lundquist • Myrna Beth Haskell Mike Daugherty /WNYFamily /WNYFamily /WNYFamily Visit Our Web Site www.wnyfamilymagazine.com To Reach Us: Advertising Department advertising@wnyfamilymagazine.com Calendar Submissions calendar@wnyfamilymagazine.com Subscriptions subscriptions@wnyfamilymagazine.com Editorial Submissions michele@wnyfamilymagazine.com MAILING ADDRESS: 3147 Delaware Ave., Suite B Buffalo, NY 14217 Phone: (716) 836-3486 • Fax: (716) 836-3680 PRINTED BY: Commercial Printing Division The Post-Journal, Jamestown WE ARE AN AUDITED PUBLICATION CIRCULATION (copies printed): 20,000 © 2018 Western New York Family, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in any form without permission is strictly prohibited. Inclu- sion of an advertisement does not constitute an endorsement by the publisher. PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS: MAILED FIRST CLASS, IN AN ENVELOPE SAME DAY ISSUE IS DELIVERED FROM THE PRINTER: $28 one year, $52 two years, $75 three years. Phone & online orders accepted with credit cards. Gift subscriptions available. Single copies & back issues by mail, $2.50. IF YOU MOVE: Missed issues will not be re- placed if we do not receive an address change before issue mailing date. Where It’s At! Travel & Vacation Features: 6 n Hooray for the Red, White & Blue! Celebrating Independence Day with Kids by Tania Cowling 8 n Weekday Themes for Summer Fun! by Pam Molnar 10 n Travel Activities to Entertain and (OMG!) Educate Kids by Denise Morrison Yearian 12 n Quick Tips for Traveling with Kids by Denise Morrison Yearian 14 n Lots of Great Series Books to Keep Kids Reading All Summer Long by Cindy Hudson 23 n 18th Annual HEALTHY CHILD, HEALTHY FAMILY A Special Pull-Out Section 60 n Have a College Freshman in the Family? 15 Essential Items Missing From Your Dorm Packing List by Pam Molnar Regulars: 5 n Web Finds / What’s New In The Kid Biz 18 n Family Travel Charlottesville, Virginia by Deborah Williams 18 n Raising Digital Kids Using Tech to Connect by Mike Daugherty 22 n Calendar of Events 46 n Dad & Daughter Discussions The Fill Line by Patrick & J.L. Hempfing 47 n Parent Previews A Wrinkle in Time by Rod Gustafson 48 n Pick of the Literature by Dr. Donna Phillips 50 n Dear Teacher by Peggy Gisler & Marge Eberts 52 n Special Needs Advocacy Skills Can Make A Huge Difference 54 n Single Parenting The Mask of Parental Alienation by Diane Dierks, LMFT 56 n Tweens and Teens Role Reversal: Teens as Caregivers by Myrna Beth Haskell 62 n The Kid Friendly Kitchen Tossed Green Salad, Carrot Raisin Salad & Grain Salad by Kathy Lundquist 63 n The Kiddie Gourmet Stooges Stuffed Burger Bar by Barbara Blackburn Directories: 16 n 58 n 61 n 63 n Choosing Childcare Summer Camps Your Home Let’s Party You’ll find FREE courtesy copies of WNY Family at all Buffalo area Wegmans and 300 locations including Public Libraries, Doctors’ Offices, Child Care Centers and many of our advertisers. (Look for us INSIDE Wegmans on the racks where newspapers are sold or at the service desk... but we’re still FREE...Copies are restocked twice a week, but they go fast!) Find this entire issue online at www.wnyfamilymagazine.com July 2018 WNY Family 3