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What happens to my apartment if my spouse dies?

Ask an Attorney: What happens to property ownership if a couple splits or one person dies? Read more…

Why can’t you start dreaming of someday

The Book Worm: “Trombone Shorty” by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews tells the tale of a boy who grew up in New Orleans – the neighborhood of “music in the air.” Read more…

Make quick decisions

Behavior: The trick to avoiding arguments, tantrums, and chaos when your child asks for something. Read more…

How to introduce numbers to a preschooler

ADHD: Plus, when to test for attention deficit or hyperactive disorder and the best tips for finding a new school out of state. Read more…

Five job-landing tips for young adults

Teens: Whether you have a 15-year-old trying to land his first job or a 24-year-old applying for her dream job, these tips will apply to all. Read more…

The ninth inning of parenting

College & Empty nest: With two grown daughters and a son on his way to high school, this mother reflects on how her relationship with her children is changing. Read more…

Laurie Berkner solo

Featured Event: Enjoy a sea cruise aboard the Circle Line boat with a concert. Read more…
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Help your child adjust to camp life

Helping your child adjust to camp. Read more…

Make college tours into vacays!

Travel: Turn college tours into vacations, even if you aren’t checking out the universities. Read more…

‘Puss in Boots’ drops into the park

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Read more…

Make it a slow day at the High Line

Featured Event: Enjoy a day out in the sun and take it slow in the Make It Slow event hosted by the Friends of the High Line. Read more…

Basketball is the answer

Featured Event: When a basketball player bound for stardom is benched, he turns to the game for help. Read more…

A different type of food allergy

Healthy Living: Parents should be on the lookout for food protein induced enerocolitis syndrome, a specific type of food allergy that affects the gastrointestinal system and is often found in babies. Read more…

Go on a killing spree

New & Noteworthy: Stinger’s new 5-in-1 Kill System will mosquito-proof your deck, patio, or yard this summer. Read more…

Cantar Espanol with Lloyd Miller

Featured Event: Families enjoy a bi-lingual sing-along with guest artists Lloyd Miller and 123 Andres at the Lark Cafe. Read more…

Get grillin’ for Father’s Day

Nutrition: Host a fun family cookout with these tips and a recipe for grilled skirt steak with dry rub. Read more…

‘Women on the Edge’

Featured Event: Older children and teens can explore women in today’s culutre in this fascinating dance program. Read more…

The pacing father

Dad Stuff: Dads spend a lot of time waiting, often under stressful conditions. Read more…

Is your tween ready to be home alone?

Tweens: Around the time your child reaches the pre-teen years, staying home alone for an hour may be an option. But, how do you know if your child is ready? Read more…

Quick quiz: Are your ready for overnight camp?

Take a quick to see if you’re ready for camp. Read more…

Dear stepdad: You’re important, too

Step-Parenting: Stepparenting is tough, but stepdads can influence a child’s life like no one else can. Read more…

The way to his heart

New & Noteworthy: For the man who has everything, make this Father’s Day a little bit sweeter with a gift basket or gift box from Dancing Deer Baking Company. Read more…

Helping first-time dads adjust to baby

Dad Stuff: Mothers aren’t the only parents who need help getting accustomed to sleep deprivation, changes in routines, and apprehension about their new roles. Read more…

Seeing red over the tampon tax

Several New York women are says New York’s tax collected on tampons and sanitary pads is an unfair financial burden to women. Read more…

Be slow to anger and quick to forgive

Anger is a seductive, deceptive emotion creating the illusion of being in control when we are actually losing control. Read more…

Sounds like ‘Camp’

New & Noteworthy: KB Whirly’s new CD celebrates the magic — and mayhem — of camp with a mix of classic and original songs rich with clarinets, kazoos, and banjos. Read more…

Youth hearing loss on the rise

Teens: One in five American teens now suffer from hearing loss, but the condition is preventable with these tips. Read more…

Celebrate Family Day in the park

Featured Event: Enjoy a day out with games, activities, and much more! Read more…

Surviving meal-planning mayhem

Nutrition: A writer tries her hand at seven days of meal planning — deciding what to make for dinner each night of the week in advance and stockpiling her kitchen with ingredients. How did she fare? Read more…

Don’t miss ‘Mermaids on Parade’

Featured Event: Enjoy a special storytime and book signing by Melanie Hope Greenberg. Read more…

Six math projects that make summer count

Education: Fun, at-home math projects and games — that can be made with inexpensive supplies — can prevent summer learning loss. Read more…

Spring Concert Celebration

Featured Event: A concert of wonderful music from all genres performed by the Young People’s Chorus of New York. Read more…

Press Play with Brady Rymer

Featured Event: Enjoy the latest songs from kindie rock sensation Brady Rymer and his band. Read more…
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Six useful things to pack for camp

How to pack for camp. Read more…

Exploring Museum Mile

The annual Museum Mile Festival on June 14 offers famillies a chance to enjoy the museums along Fifth Avenue and create their own works of art. Read more…

‘Words with Wings’

Featured Event: Spoken word and dance production flies into the NYU Skirball Center. Read more…

Come to the enchanted land of Oz

Featured Event: Enjoy the puppet version of the Frank L Baum classic of Dorothy, Toto, and friends traveling to meet the powerful wizard of Oz. Read more…

Join Dan Zanes and friends in concert

Featured Event: Enjoy a fun-filled show honoring the centennial birth of children’s author Ezra Jack Keats. Read more…

‘Puss in Boots’ in Brooklyn

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Read more…

Sit under the stars for ‘Finding Nemo’

Featured Event: Wear a costume and have fun at this outdoor screening of the Pixar film. Read more…

Summer lovin’! End of school, a time to play!

Fabulyss Finds: Summer is a time to bond with the family. Read more…

Shine and the Moonbeams shines on

Featured Event: Enjoy this fun concert of jazz, blues, and get-up-and-dance hits. Read more…

‘Puss in Boots’ with a new twist

Featured Event: Enjoy this old tale of the cat in a snazzy pair of boots. Read more…

SummerStage is back

Featured Event: Enjoy a movie screening of a French animated film and learn African dance steps. Read more…

Ready, set, serve

Featured Event: Take in the 28th annual Mayor’s Cup-Scholastic Tennis Championships. Read more…

The perfect month of June

Letter from the Publisher: This month presents families with a myriad of celebrations, from Father’s Day to graduations to weddings to camp. Read more…

A girl and her puppy

The Book Worm: If your girl loves dogs, “Bailey: Puppy Pals” by Susan Hughes is a great tale for her collection. Read more…

Daddy-daughter time

New & Noteworthy: “Hammer and Nails” is a new book about a little girl and her dad, and how much fun they have when they share each other’s interests. Read more…
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