Featured Event: Have you been naughty or nice? Only St. Nicholas knows for sure. Little children get the chance to visit with him and sign in the “nice” book, when he comes for his annual stay at the Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum on Dec. 1. Comment.
Brooklyn: Today, the center is an exciting leisure and educational facility, plus a resource center for parents who network and share information through a thriving grapevine. Group activities are interspersed with joyous celebrations, including regular birthday parties with cakes, candles, and a chorus of cheers.
The kinship formed at Bridge is heartwarming, according to the therapists who help make its magic. Comment.
Lions and Tigers and Teens: Technology allows explicit texts and photos to be disseminated at lightning speed. Here are tips on how to educate your teen on the consequences of this risky behavior, and what to do if it has already happened. Comment.
Featured Event: Astrograss performs at the Living Room on Nov. 18. Comments (1).
Featured Event: Children can eat their veggies and draw them, too, while learning about a beloved child scribe at the Morgan Museum’s special-art-meets-science-meets-healthy-snack-program on Nov. 3. Comment.
By Dana J. Connelly, MS Education, MS Special Education
When a child shows delays in development, a parent is doing what’s best for their child by allowing him to be evaluated. If he is diagnosed with special needs, parents must overcome denial and guilt to move forward and initiate the services that will meet their child’s needs. Comment.
Featured Event: Naturalist, photographer, and writer Deborah Allen leads an owl talk with an indoor half-hour presentation, then brings everyone outside to look for long-eared and Saw-whet owls. Comment.
New & Noteworthy: New DVD tells the story of the sleuthing bloodhound Trooper and the boy that loves him as they go on a treasure hunt together in a small town. Along the way, they save the independent bookstore and expose corruption in the government. Comment.
New & Noteworthy: Get the doll in your life excited about participating in the election process — whether by voting or running for president — with help from Mattel’s Barbie I Can Be... President toy and it’s website. Comment.