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Home run for Dad

Featured Event: Old-timey baseball game comes to Bartow-Pell Mansion this month. Comment

Forgive — but never let him forget it

Our Relationships: Steps toward restoring closeness and honesty in your relationship after an affair. Comment

Strategies for busting stress

Special Needs: How to overcome challenges of raising a special needs child Comment

Under the influence: What kids eat and why

Good Sense Eating: Mothers and others have a big impact on what children will swallow. Comment

Nail this down

Family Health: Tips from an expert on treating and preventing ingrown toenails. Comment

Keeping vacation photos G-rated

Growing Up Online: Summer vacation photos used to mean snapshots of kids posed in front of landmarks or goofing around with cousins at a family reunion. Only a decade ago, parents knew exactly what photos their kids took — if only because the camera was family property and parents had to pay to have the photos developed. Comment

Caught emptyhanded

Queens: High-tech treasure hunting is tougher than it sounds Comment

Playing it safe

How dangerous is your local playground? Comment

Spying canine under covers

Parents Helping Parents: Is the family dog sleeping in the child’s bed bad for the child? Comment

Nursery school naturalists

Pre-Schoolers: Summer explorations at Van Cortlandt Park. Comment

Follow your art

One woman never gave up her dream of teaching art. Comment

Painted pony pizzaz

Brooklyn: Take a trip to Prospect Park for that age-old pasttime — a ride on the carousel. Comments (1)

Eight costly mistakes

Loss & Grieving: Avoid these mistakes when planning for your special needs child. Comment

A double whammy

Autism: A mother hit with the news that both of her sons are autistic makes it her mission to prepare for their futures. Comment

At what age can a child be left alone?

Twice the Advice: And other questions answered. Comments (1)

High Rock Park

Staten Island: A free way to have some fun on Staten Island Comment

A sleepover survival guide

A parent’s handbook to the rules of the game. Comment

Birthdays, weddings, graduations and Father’s Day!

Letter from the Publisher: It’s time for families to get out and celebrate all the special occassions the month of June brings. Comment

No more lazy days of summer

Lions and Tigers and Teens: Last minute ideas to help plan a constructive vacation for your teen. Comment

Films for tiny cinephiles

Featured Event: Brooklyn Film Festival presents a program of G-rated fare in Williamsburg. Comment

What a ‘zoo’

New & Noteworthy: New activity book teaches your child how to draw — using a butt! Comment

‘Bugs’ to be released 

New & Noteworthy: Beloved kids musician Mister G is selling “Bugs” — his new album. Comment

Testing the waters

Family Health: As the weather warms, parents should review pool safety with children. Comment

First aid for test-taking jitters

Seven ways students can reduce anxiety and improve tests scores. Comment

Team players

Newbie Dad: A dad proudly watches his sons’ imaginations soar while playing ‘dress up.’ Comment

Mompreneur manages beauty biz and family

Babies: Mompreneur” Eva Asmar has created an opportunity for herself to balance the two most important parts of her life: running her own business and spending plenty of time with her family. Comment

It figures

Dad’s data Comment

Feuding gnomes attempt teamwork

Cinematters: Gnomeo and JulietRated G Comment

Challenging the sib fib

Healthy sibling relationships can contribute to an overall sense of well-being, provide companionship, help to develop social skills, decrease stress, promote individuality and more. Comment

On the playground

Kids reveal what they like best about their siblings. Comment

Teaching with toys

Featured Event: Learn the science behind some of your child’s favorite toys at this Flushing library event. Comment

The secret’s out

The famous vocalists of Staten Island’s PS 22 grapple with fame. Comment

How much is that doggie in the window?

Bringing a pet home to your family involves time, expense and unconditional love! Comment

Fishing around

Featured Event: Grab a rod and head to the Staten Island Zoo on June 4 for a fishing workshop. Comment

The science of circuses

Featured Event: Learn all about the big top at the New York Hall of Science this summer. Comment

Word up

New & Noteworthy: From the makers of Banagrams comes a fun, new word game. Comment

Hop to it 

New & Noteworthy: Now your child’s even more huggable in HuggyBuggy baby and toddler wear. Comment

Join the crew

Featured Event: Beloved TV character Bob the Builder comes to the Bronx Zoo for a special project in June. Comment

Circus afloat!

Featured Event: “Showboat Shazzam” returns to the Waterfront Museum and Showboat Barge this month. Comment

‘Dream on

Featured Event: Prospect Lefferts Gardens Arts’ summer classic ‘Daydream’ returns on June 4. Comment

Mind your ‘Peas’

Featured Event: Hot Peas ‘N Butter play Flushing Town Hall this month. Comment

Watch the bow show

New & Noteworthy: Learn how to make fun and fancy bows with the help of these online tutorials. Comment

One magical exhibition

Featured Event: Discover the wonder of the ‘Harry Potter’ films — at the Discovery Times Square. Comment

Weekend to remember

Featured Event: New Utrecht Reformed Church hosts ‘Liberty Weekend’ festivities on June 4 and 5. Comment