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Avoiding frostbite

Family Health: Keep your family safe from winter’s dangers with these easy tips. Comment.

Dance, dance, Dance!

Featured Event: The Kumble Theater presents lots of dance! Comment.

My daughter is gaining weight

Twice the Advice: A dad looks for a tactful way to address his teenage daughter’s caloric intake. Comments (1).

Finance vs. romance

When moms go to the office, will the dads keep the home fires burning? Comment.

The joy of picture books

Your child isn’t worrying about getting into an Ivy League college while she reads picture books — and neither should you. Comment.

Caveman cometh

How our ancient past defines our actions. Comment.

Food labels: A good read

Good Sense Eating: How to educate yourself — and you kids about decoding package labels. Comment.

‘Seussical,’ a musical

Featured Event: The beloved children’s writer gets a musical adaptation in this stage show. Comment.

Freedom’s calling

Featured Event: History comes alive at Enrichment Through the Arts this month. Comment.

The difference between life and death

The recent suicides of several gay teens may have been prevented with acceptance and love from their family. Comment.

Hard habit to break

Parents Helping Parents: After a teacher comments on a child’s nervous tic, how can this parent help his kid kick his nosepickin’ ways? Comment.

If you give a kid a cookie

Growing Up Online: Making sense of online privacy Comment.

Give winter doldrums a karate chop 

Help your kids stay active this winter with martial arts classes. Comment.

Jaundice in the newborn

Family Health: How mellow is yellow? Comment.

Defeat battle fatigue

Put these strategies for being a better parent to an ADHD kid to the test. Comment.

Ten reasons to encourage goofing off

Studying and structured activities are important, but overlooking playtime could have negative consequences for your child. Comment.

Reinventing the chapter book

Brooklyn: Beloved Park Slope author Jon Scieszka tackles media literacy, friendship, alien invasions and more in this latest installment of the “Spaceheadz” series. Comment.

Have a ‘Despicable’ movie night

Cinematters: Watch new DVD with the whole family and add to the fun with our Play Together activity. Comment.

Point and shoot

Featured Event: Bring out your inner photographer at The Point community center! Comment.

Dare to design

Featured Event: Hang out with the hosts of ‘Design Squad Nation’ at the New York Hall of Science this month. Comment.

Eat a frog for breakfast

Here are four quick tips to ensure there’s more time for you in 2011. Comments (1).

No jacket required

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Teens hate wearing jackets, so what’s a good parent to do? Comment.

Crafty family fun

Featured Event: For arty fun for the whole gang, head to the Brooklyn Museum this month. Comment.

Can’t be beat

Featured Event: Two chances to to learn how to play the drums! Comment.

The story of science is ever-changing

Your child can learn something new at the New York Hall of Science. Comment.

Baby, it’s cold outside!

Tips from the experts on how to keep your kids toasty — and safe — when winter winds howl. Comment.

Turning the page

Newbie Dad: This author passes down the joys of collecting to his sons, who soon develop a passion for a series of books. Comments (1).

Understand math angst

Improving your child’s math skills begins with understanding why he doesn’t like the subject. Comment.

New year, new hope

Queens: Families dealing with the loss of a loved one can find help in Queens. Comment.

January it figures

Check out these facts and figures for the month of January. Comment.

Uno, dos, tres! 

Featured Event: In a new production by Theatro SEA, “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” gets a Spanish twist. Comment.

‘Pop-Up’ to it

New & Noteworthy: ‘Outside Voices’ is a must-have new album. Comment.

Letter from the publisher

Letter from the Publisher: As of this writing, we have been lucky and haven’t had any blizzards or massive rains like the West Coast or Western Europe. My college-age daughter was one of those travelers who flew into the craziness of the European airports in mid-December for winter college break and to travel with her big brother. What a mess! Comment.

Leave no wall bare

New & Noteworthy: Here’s a simple and fun way to decorate your child’s bedroom! Comment.

Giddy up!

New & Noteworthy: Check out the perfect pair of ‘boots’ for your newborn. Comment.

Boogie down

Featured Event: Boogie with this Brooklyn band on Jan. 9. Comment.

The look of Lazoo

New & Noteworthy: Dress up your kid this winter in these fun matching sets Comment.

Say Ohmies

Featured Event: Dance along with The Ohmies at this interactive musical. Comment.

Piece by piece

Featured Event: Learn how to build a mosaic at the Staten Island Children’s Museum! Comment.