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Dabney and Dad

Proper first aid for minor injuries

Family Health: Tips to treat bumps and scrapes that don’t require an emergency room visit. Read more…

Wishing you could take back words

Whether you’re a kid or an adult, we’ve all been there, wishing we could take back words or deliver them over with a different tone. Read more…

Breakthrough bottle

New & Noteworthy: The new Bare air-free baby bottle from BittyLab has a syringe-like plug that pushes the air up and out of the nipple, so baby gets more milk and less gas, colic, and spit-up. Read more…

Listening in

Divorce & Separation: Is it okay to record a conversation without a person’s consent for the sake of a child? Read more…

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Eight tips for teens to empower themselves in the workplace

Ask Dr. Karyn: Having a plan and taking action is the surest way to decrease anxiety and increase confidence. Read more…

Materials to help children who stutter

Elementary: Plus addressing reservations about a child’s readiness for kindergarten, and ways to improve poor listening skills. Read more…

Kick the competition with nutrition

Good Sense Eating: Eating well may give your athlete an edge on the field. Read more…

Free wheeling!

Featured Event: Children can learn the basics of bike riding at the Learn to Ride event on May 29. Read more…

Taste of the South in New York City

Nutrition: Here are a few tips for creating kid-friendly, Southern-inspired dishes. Read more…

Cry baby: Tears that signify a behavior problem

Behavior: How to know if your child is using tears as a method to get what she wants. Read more…

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Stinging words

Bullying: What you say to someone and how you say it matters. Read more…

Turn up for safe partying

Letter from College: Partying is part of the college experience, but being in control of your actions and making smart choices is part of growing up. Read more…

Cross on the green?

Just Write Mom: It seems these days waiting for the green light to cross the street does not guarantee a pedestrian’s safety. Read more…

Play — and create — outside!

Featured Event: Kids get the chance to make art at the Children’s Museum of Art’s Kids’ Street Fair on May 22. Read more…

Mom-preneur helps families banish clutter

Babies: Baby Grow Gear Sharing helps families save space, money, and the environment on baby gear. Read more…

Boogie down

Featured Event: Watch dancers from around the world perform on stage at this year’s 10th annual event on May 21. Read more…

Green your home now!

Healthy Living: Seven ways to reduce your carbon footprint, use less energy, and save money. Read more…

Ten last-minute tips before day camp starts

Before sending your kid off to day camp, check out this list of ways to maximize your little camper’s fun and comfort. Read more…

For the record

New & Noteworthy: Kids can make their own paper time capsule with “Letters to Me, When I Grow Up.” Read more…

Beach clubs: You can get used to this

Learn all about these unique, local seaside resorts. Read more…

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Author’s tale of a not-so-perfect pregnancy

Pregnancy: Nadine Bubeck’s debut book “Expecting Perfect: My Bumpy Journey to Mommyhood” candidly shares the story of her first pregnancy. Read more…

Amazing amphibians

Featured Event: Learn all about frogs, toads, and tadpoles at Wave Hill on May 15. Read more…

For love of the game

Sports: This Queens family keeps baseball in the family. Read more…

Sweet treats at the museum

Featured Event: Enjoy a candy tasting, discussion of sweets, and book signing with author Susan Benjamin. Read more…

The Montessori mind

Pre-Schoolers: How the Montessori education promotes mindful learning. Read more…

Communication and connection in digital age

Teens: How has the texting phenomenon affected family communication? Read more…

The benefits of water polo

Raising Girls: The little-known sport offers tangible benefits, particularly for girls. Read more…

The Big Top takes you on a Grand Tour

Featured Event: The Big Apple Circus returns for its 38th season to Cunningham Park in Queens from May 15 to June 12. Read more…

Cheers to cherries

Featured Event: Enjoy Randall Island’s beautiful cherry blossoms, as well as face painting, music, art, and entertainment on May 14. Read more…

Redifining motherhood

Teens: Your new role as the mother of a grown child. Read more…

Vikings invade Bay Ridge

Featured Event: Celebrate all things Nordic at the annual Viking Fest on May 14. Read more…

Secrets of happy moms

How do mothers find peace and happiness amid the challenges and stresses of parenthood? Read more…

Three’s a charm

New & Noteworthy: Miss Nina releases her third album for kids and families, “Every Day’s Your Birthday!” Read more…

Make a print

Featured Event: Participants of all ages and abilities are invited to view an exhibit on Edgar Degas and then try their hand at monotype printmaking. Read more…

Visit the City of Science

Featured Event: Enjoy a full day of hands on activities and learn about science on May 7. Read more…

Hands-on learning

Featured Event: There’s so much to learn at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Environmental Education Center. Read more…

You’ve gotta have arts: What kids really learn from an arts education

Behavior: An orchestra offers a blueprint for how to behave in society. Read more…

Put on your Sunday clothes

Featured Event: Enjoy a production of “Hello Dolly!” at Edward R. Murrow High School on May 11, 12, 13 and 14. Read more…

Can you spell FUN?

Featured Event: Families will enjoy this heartfelt play about spelling, winning, and being a middle-schooler. Read more…

Transit Tots is here

Featured Event: Young children will enjoy morning stories and fun activities. Read more…

Joanie Leeds rocks the library

Featured Event: The Kindie rock sensation puts on a show-stopping performace at the Brooklyn Central branch on May 7. Read more…

Super sculptors

Featured Event: Children can meet local artists and create fun projects Saturdays from May 7 to 30. Read more…

Celebrating hard-working moms

Working Moms: The fourth annual Mom Moguls Breakfast is set for May 4! Read more…

Learn to ride!

Featured Event: Learn the joys of bike riding and get a helmet, while supplies last, at Kaiser Park. Read more…

Fleece fun at the farm

Featured Event: Learn all about spinning yarn, carding the wool, and makeing a felt ball to take home. Read more…

The big quiz

Featured Event: Put your brain to the test in this fast-paced live quiz game show on May 1. Read more…

New York Parenting wins the dazzling dozen!

Media: The Family magazines break our previous record to take home 12 awards for editorial and design from Parenting Media Association. Read more…

Let’s party

New & Noteworthy: Fashion and style guru Lauren Conrad has penned a new book — Celebrate — with how-to tips for planning comfortably elegant soirees to welcome a new baby, celebrate a birthday, christen a new home, and more. Read more…

Detect spring fevers

New & Noteworthy: New and Noteworthy columnist Lisa J. Curtis tries out the “world’s smartest thermometer” —the Kinsa — on her family. Read more…
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