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Tips for parents protecting their child’s eyesight

August is Child Eye Health and Safety Month. Start your child off to a lifetime of good eye health. Comment.

Hilarious ‘Pixels’ now in theaters

Gerry and Mia recommend the new Adam Sandler film for families looking for summer entertainment. Comment.

A happy reunion

Special Child: Former Neonatal Intensive Care Unit patients and their families return to the staff who cared for them in their most critical moments for a reunion at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. Comment.

Library has a friend in group members

Queens: Volunteer group Friends of the Library hosts events that give back to the community. Comment.

Put the focus on bike riding

Studies show riding a bicycle to school may help kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder to feel better and concentrate on their work. Comment.

Banding together over pool safety

New & Noteworthy: iSwimband is a drowning detection device that alerts parents on their compatible Bluetooth device when a toddler falls into the water or an older child has been under for too long. Comment.

Too-sweet Sugar Free Allstars in Concert

Featured Event: Enjoy this high-energy show full of finger-snapping, head-bopping tunes. Comment.

Cracking the ‘Code’

New & Noteworthy: This month, ThinkFun releases a new board game that teaches kids (ages 8 and up) the fundamentals of writing computer code. Comment.

Sunday fun at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Featured Event: Enjoy a visit with wildlife and the Dirty Socks Fun Time Band. Comment.

Slip and slide the day away

Featured Event: Get your inner tubes for a ride down a water slide right here in New York. Comment.

August already?

Letter from the Publisher: Dive into our annual Fall School Guide for all the education opportunities in your community. Comment.

A New York summer on a budget

Letter from College: With a bit of research, college students can find an affordable and fun fix of city culture, cuisine, and the great outdoors. Comment.

Itch to scratch

Family Health: Lice thrive in warmer weather, and have ample opportunity to spread from one child to another during playtime, camp activities, and the many other chances children will have to come into contact during the summer. Comment.

40 great escapes

New & Noteworthy: Prevent summer brain drain by challenging your little scholar to disentangle Houdini from dozens of traps with this new, portable game from ThinkFun. Comment.

A story with an important message

The Book Worm: “A Sky of Diamonds: A Story for Children about Loss, Grief, and Hope” by Camille Gibbs explains basic grieving for 5-to-10 year olds who have suffered a loss, and parents and caregivers trying to help. Comment.

Got a young ‘Pig Kahuna’ on your hands?

The Book Worm: Children 3 to 5 will learn that sometimes, everyone feels outshined, in “Pig Kahuna: Who’s That Pig?” by Jennifer Sattler. Comment.

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