Hudson Valley Parent

HVP September 2019

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4 Hudson Valley Parent n September 2019 6-year-old Lukas from Middletown was a preschooler when he first graced our cover. His mom Tammy shares how things have changed. HVP: What was your biggest challenge 3 years ago compared to now? Tammy: My biggest challenge now is getting Lukas to focus on reading. My biggest challenge in 2016 was potty training and getting him to eat something other than carbs! HVP: How has parenting changed as Lukas gets older? T: I am trying to foster more independence. I am developing a foundation for him to grow into a respectful young man. HVP: Give us some advice for other parents. T: Do more things together. Kids forget about the toys you bought, but they will always remember the time you spent with them. HVP: Tell us more about Lukas! T: He loves Beyblade battles and video games like Minecraft and Smash Bros. What has changed since we last saw our cover kid, Lukas, in 2016? THEN NOW In this issue FEATURES 7 Lunch box inspiration for busy moms and picky eaters Skip the school lunch hassle with this easy lunch box plan 8 Me Time: Just for Women The owners of Hudson Square Boutique in Hopewell Junction share the keys to looking good and feeling your best with the right accessories and some high-quality basics 12 Is your child missing language milestones? Moms and language specialists share the most common reasons for speech-language delay and how you can help BY RIELLY GREY 15 Grandmothers share their best pieces of parenting wisdom 15 tips on how to raise happy kids BY OLIVIA L. LAWRENCE 18 Don't miss our second annual Kids' STEAM Trail HV Parent is taking over the Poughkeepsie Galleria again! Join us for a day of interactive fun and hands-on learning 20 Find the right enrichment activity for your introverted kid Perfect, stress-free activities that allow your little introvert to learn valuable skills and use their creativity in constructive ways BY MICHELLE PETERSON 22 Calendar The best fall festivals and fairs happening this month 25 Years & G r o w i ng ! 1994 - 20 19

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