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What happens to my apartment if my spouse dies?

Ask an Attorney: What happens to property ownership if a couple splits or one person dies? Comment

Why can’t you start dreaming of someday

The Book Worm: “Trombone Shorty” by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews tells the tale of a boy who grew up in New Orleans – the neighborhood of “music in the air.” Comment

Make quick decisions

The trick to avoiding arguments, tantrums, and chaos when your child asks for something. Comment

How to introduce numbers to a preschooler

Plus, when to test for attention deficit or hyperactive disorder and the best tips for finding a new school out of state. Comment

Five job-landing tips for young adults

Whether you have a 15-year-old trying to land his first job or a 24-year-old applying for her dream job, these tips will apply to all. Comment

Breast friends

New & Noteworthy: Tommee Tippee’s new Ultra bottle boasts a breast-like nipple for a natural latch that makes it easier for baby to switch between nursing and bottle feedings. Comment

The ninth inning of parenting

With two grown daughters and a son on his way to high school, this mother reflects on how her relationship with her children is changing. Comment

Laurie Berkner solo

Featured Event: Enjoy a sea cruise aboard the Circle Line boat with a concert. Comment
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Help your child adjust to camp life

Helping your child adjust to camp. Read more…

Make college tours into vacays!

Turn college tours into vacations, even if you aren’t checking out the universities. Comment

‘Puss in Boots’ drops into the park

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Comment

Make it a slow day at the High Line

Featured Event: Enjoy a day out in the sun and take it slow in the Make It Slow event hosted by the Friends of the High Line. Comment

Basketball is the answer

Featured Event: When a basketball player bound for stardom is benched, he turns to the game for help. Comment

A different type of food allergy

Healthy Living: Parents should be on the lookout for food protein induced enerocolitis syndrome, a specific type of food allergy that affects the gastrointestinal system and is often found in babies. Comment

Go on a killing spree

New & Noteworthy: Stinger’s new 5-in-1 Kill System will mosquito-proof your deck, patio, or yard this summer. Comment

Cantar Espanol with Lloyd Miller

Featured Event: Families enjoy a bi-lingual sing-along with guest artists Lloyd Miller and 123 Andres at the Lark Cafe. Comment

Get grillin’ for Father’s Day

Host a fun family cookout with these tips and a recipe for grilled skirt steak with dry rub. Comment

‘Women on the Edge’

Featured Event: Older children and teens can explore women in today’s culutre in this fascinating dance program. Comment

The pacing father

Dads spend a lot of time waiting, often under stressful conditions. Comment

Is your tween ready to be home alone?

Around the time your child reaches the pre-teen years, staying home alone for an hour may be an option. But, how do you know if your child is ready? Comment

Quick quiz: Are your ready for overnight camp?

Take a quick to see if you’re ready for camp. Comment

Dear stepdad: You’re important, too

Stepparenting is tough, but stepdads can influence a child’s life like no one else can. Comment

The way to his heart

New & Noteworthy: For the man who has everything, make this Father’s Day a little bit sweeter with a gift basket or gift box from Dancing Deer Baking Company. Comment

Helping first-time dads adjust to baby

Mothers aren’t the only parents who need help getting accustomed to sleep deprivation, changes in routines, and apprehension about their new roles. Comment

Seeing red over the tampon tax

Several New York women are says New York’s tax collected on tampons and sanitary pads is an unfair financial burden to women. Comment

Dabney and Dad

Be slow to anger and quick to forgive

Anger is a seductive, deceptive emotion creating the illusion of being in control when we are actually losing control. Comments (1)

Sounds like ‘Camp’

New & Noteworthy: KB Whirly’s new CD celebrates the magic — and mayhem — of camp with a mix of classic and original songs rich with clarinets, kazoos, and banjos. Comment

Youth hearing loss on the rise

One in five American teens now suffer from hearing loss, but the condition is preventable with these tips. Comment

Celebrate Family Day in the park

Featured Event: Enjoy a day out with games, activities, and much more! Comment

Surviving meal-planning mayhem

A writer tries her hand at seven days of meal planning — deciding what to make for dinner each night of the week in advance and stockpiling her kitchen with ingredients. How did she fare? Comment

Don’t miss ‘Mermaids on Parade’

Featured Event: Enjoy a special storytime and book signing by Melanie Hope Greenberg. Comment

Six math projects that make summer count

Fun, at-home math projects and games — that can be made with inexpensive supplies — can prevent summer learning loss. Comment

Spring Concert Celebration

Featured Event: A concert of wonderful music from all genres performed by the Young People’s Chorus of New York. Comment

Press Play with Brady Rymer

Featured Event: Enjoy the latest songs from kindie rock sensation Brady Rymer and his band. Comment
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Six useful things to pack for camp

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Exploring Museum Mile

The annual Museum Mile Festival on June 14 offers famillies a chance to enjoy the museums along Fifth Avenue and create their own works of art. Comment

‘Words with Wings’

Featured Event: Spoken word and dance production flies into the NYU Skirball Center. Comment

Come to the enchanted land of Oz

Featured Event: Enjoy the puppet version of the Frank L Baum classic of Dorothy, Toto, and friends traveling to meet the powerful wizard of Oz. Comment

Join Dan Zanes and friends in concert

Featured Event: Enjoy a fun-filled show honoring the centennial birth of children’s author Ezra Jack Keats. Comment

‘Puss in Boots’ in Brooklyn

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Comment

Dabney and Dad

Sit under the stars for ‘Finding Nemo’

Featured Event: Wear a costume and have fun at this outdoor screening of the Pixar film. Comment

Summer lovin’! End of school, a time to play!

Fabulyss Finds: Summer is a time to bond with the family. Comment

Shine and the Moonbeams shines on

Featured Event: Enjoy this fun concert of jazz, blues, and get-up-and-dance hits. Comment

‘Puss in Boots’ with a new twist

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Comment

SummerStage is back

Featured Event: Enjoy a movie screening of a French animated film and learn African dance steps. Comment

Ready, set, serve

Featured Event: Take in the 28th annual Mayor’s Cup-Scholastic Tennis Championships. Comment

The perfect month of June

Letter from the Publisher: This month presents families with a myriad of celebrations, from Father’s Day to graduations to weddings to camp. Comment

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