Editor's Note

Vote local

In New Hampshire, the politics that most affect families, specifically those who own homes, are at the local level.

Show some love to your community

In addition to spending time with your sweetheart, why not show your community some love by volunteering or donating to an organization that’s making life better for children and families?

What's next?

When the whirlwind winds down to a dull roar, you realize what’s next is working to make the publication even better.

Column: Dad on Board

The gag reel

The joy of parenting is often interrupted by moments of ick

Bill Burke is a writer who lives in southern New Hampshire with his wife and daughter. He’s also ParentingNH’s resident Disney World guru.

Column: House Calls

Get to know the dos and don’ts of winter helmet safety

Whether it is alpine skiing, sledding down a hill, playing a game of hockey or learning how to do figure eights on a village pond, the potential for severe head injury increases when you hit the ice, another person, parked or moving vehicles, or obstacles like trees and rocks.

House Calls is a monthly column written by health care professionals from Dartmouth Hitchcock.

Column: Time Out

Sláinte! It’s time to get your Irish on

Whether you are Irish — or Irish just for the day — there’s no shortage of places where you can drink beer, hang out, and party your shamrocks off on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17.

Pair up for skiing and snowboarding

One of the best things about living in New Hampshire is the easy access residents have to ski areas and resorts. No matter what part of the state you are driving from, skiing is never far away.

Time Out, written by Editor Melanie Hitchcock, focuses on things that parents can do with their partners and friends when they are taking a “time out” from their children.

Column: Raising Teens & Tweens

Tracey Tucker is Executive Director of New Heights: Adventures for Teens and a licensed mental health counselor at Tradeport Counseling Associates in Portsmouth.

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