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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

LGBT Parenting: 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

ADHD: 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

Friendship: 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!

Babies: 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

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

January it figures

Raising Girls: 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