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‘Renewal’ for spring

Featured Event: Families with teen children will enjoy the Amanda Selwyn Dance Theatre’s season opening performance. Comment.

Be a better cheerleader for your athlete

Read this tips for ways moms and dads can best support their children’s athletic endeavors, so that the kids maximize the physical, mental, emotional, and social benefits of playing a sport. Comment.

Debating vaccines

Healthy Living: Pediatricians are turning away patients whose parents refuse vaccinations. Comment.

Don your finest green for St. Patrick’s Day

Featured Event: Irish eyes will be smiling at the 40th annual parade on March 7. Comment.

Kids going to camp? How to combat worries

Because parents focus so much on kids’ needs, it’s hard to relinquish control. But there are ways to stop your worries from weighing you down while your children are away at summer camp. Comment.

Mandala-inspired art workshop

Featured Event: Children learn about trees and then create a unique Mandala-inspired craft of their own. Comment.


Featured Event: Take an enchanting adventure up a magical beanstalk with “Jack and the Beanstalk.” Comment.

Take a ride across the river

Featured Event: “Scenes from the Staten Island Ferry” about the iconic ferry at the New Dorp Moravian Theatre. Comment.

A historic whodunnit?

Featured Event: Families are invited to travel through time and solve this Victorian-era crime, “The Pinkertonian Mystery.” Comment.

When acne’s spotted, these tips can help

We all remember the feeling of embarrassment that comes with a pimple. But with time and intervention from a dermatologist, your child’s acne can improve, says Dr. Seth Orlow. Comment.

A winter seen through colored glasses

Letter from College: A college sophomore shares her experience breaking out of her comfort zone and learning a new skill. Comment.

Rock out for Purim

Featured Event: Joanie Leeds and the Nightlights perform a family fun concert. Comment.

Teen comics leaving ‘em laughing in the aisles

Featured Event: Kids ‘n Comedy presents the brightest and best young comics. Comment.

Blast off!

Featured Event: Don’t miss opening day of the Rocket Park Mini Golf Course at the New York Hall of Science. Comment.

Dress up for Purim

Featured Event: The whole family can have fun with this holiday celebration at Hannah Senesh Community Day School. Comment.

‘Mountain’ of fun

New & Noteworthy: The new picture book by veteran educator Marianne Berkes, “Over on a Mountain: Somewhere in the World” introduces children to animals that live at high elevations around the globe — with the help of Jill Dubin’s amazing collage illustrations. Comment.

Take a foraging tour with ‘Wildman’ Steve Brill

Featured Event: Learn all about the medicinial and edible plants that grow in the park. Comment.

Parenting choices all month long

Letter from the Publisher: Spring is on the way and now is the time to research summer camps and look ahead to the next school year. Comment.

‘Sleeping Beauty’ come to life

Featured Event: The magical fairy tale brought to children by Puppetworks Inc. Comment.

Be a petal pusher

March 12 is National Plant A Flower Day, but the fun can continue throughout the month with these 12 flower-themed activities. Comment.

Make more memories this March

Spring is just around the corner, and the month of March has lots to offer families in and around New York City. Comment.

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