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Financial planning for parents of college-bound kids: Education funding options available to families

Finance: Planning ahead can keep you from raiding your retirement funds or over-borrowing to pay for college when the time comes. Read more…

What you need to know if your child is being considered for special education

Schooling: Useful questions to ask if school staff recommend that your child get evaluated for special education. Read more…

Keeping your cool when parenting gets stressful — it can be done!

Mental Health: There is no parent in the world that never loses it or gets angry. Kids challenge our patience every day. By following a few simple tips, we can help foster mindfulness and harmony and be even better role models. Read more…

Statement of Client’s Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding your rights as a client

Divorce & Separation: Your attorney must provide you with this document to inform you of what you, as a client, are entitled to by law. Read more…

Estate tax liabilities when you’re a non-U.S. citizen

Ask an Attorney: Plus, your options when turning over a large sum of money saved in a Uniform Transfer to Minors Act account when your child turns 18 or 21. Read more…

Five tips to help parents raise a peaceful child

Healthy Living: If you want your kids to be stable, happy people, it all starts with your behavior and an attitude of gratitude. Read more…

Twelve quick tips to teach toddlers to share

Behavior: To foster sharing skills in your children and help playdates go more smoothly, consider these tips. Read more…

‘Navigating the Labyrinth of the Non-Mainstream Child’: Book offers insight and advice to parents raising special children

Therapies: Author Susan Hendrie-Marais helps parents who often feel isolated while caring for their special needs children. Read more…

Get down to the beat: Learn to beatbox with former Roots musician Rahzel

Featured Event: Children can learn how to make an array of percussive sounds using only their mouth and vocal chords at Beatbox Bonanza on May 20. Read more…

Shear excitement! Prospect Park Zoo sheep get their summer haircuts at annual Fleece Festival

Featured Event: It’s a fun day to watch the sheep get a clipping and learn all about wool on May 20 and 21. Read more…

Vikings invade Bay Ridge: Annual festival celebrating all things Nordic is back!

Featured Event: Celebrate Viking and Scandinavian culture in a free all-day fetival on May 20. Read more…

Go cubbing: What to wear on Mother’s Day

New & Noteworthy: The mommy-and-me Mama Bear-Baby Bear T-shirts from The Oyster’s Pearl shop on Etsy are casually cool for a comfy Mother’s Day celebration. Read more…
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