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Snow day!: How to keep your kids on track with extra time indoors

Here are a few guidelines to help you steer clear of screen time — and tantrums and pushback — when your family is stuck inside. Read more…

Divorce mediation series wrap-up: Final agreements and the cost of mediation

Divorce & Separation: Our fictional couple Bill and Angela have reached the end of their mediation. Read more…

Small museums and short trips: Discover lesser-known gems just outside of NYC spring

Travel: Exploring lesser-known cultural institutions while in a familiar city makes the destination feel fresh again. Read more…

Clean sweep your diet: Examining the term ‘clean eating’ and making it part of your diet

Good Sense Eating: What, exactly, is clean eating? Read more…

Dinosaurs return

New & Noteworthy: Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Laurie Berkner’s popular “We are the Dinosaurs” song with an a-roar-able picture book published by Simon and Schuster this month. Read more…

Inspire creativity with interactive Polygraph Lounge concert at Carnegie Hall

Featured Event: Children will be introduced to handmade instruments and original songs on March 26. Read more…

Tis always the season: How celebrating every holiday creates special memories

Remembering the joy of homemade decorations for every holiday in the year. Read more…

Trust your gut: Thyroid health depends on health of your gut

Healthy Living: The crucial relationship between gut health and thyroid health. Read more…

Soh Daiko drum ensemble brings the beat to LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this high-energy performance on March 25. Read more…

Number one math app

New & Noteworthy: The set of handsome wood numbers from Marbotic can be used with three of its iPad apps for hours of educational play. Read more…

Together again: Suzi Shelton and Little Miss Ann reunite for concert at Jalopy Theatre

Featured Event: Children of all ages will sing and clap along to this interactive performance of new songs on March 26. Read more…

Five benefits of attending sleep-away camp

Residential summer camp can foster independence and friend-making and much more. Read more…

Hans Christian Anderson classic fables arrive at Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

Featured Event: Children 3 to 9 years old will enjoy this presentation by the City Parks Foundation. Read more…

Rockin’ Raleigh: North Carolina’s capital is full of family fun

Travel: Get a taste of Southern charm in this historic city that boasts plenty of activities, including 40-plus free attractions. Read more…

Two for good luck: Brooklyn celebrates St. Patrick’s Day twice with separate parades

Featured Event: Irish eyes will be smiling in Park Slope’s St. Paddy’s Day cavalcade on March 19 and Bay Ridge’s procession on March 26. Read more…

Mutual parenting: Quality over quantity time after a divorce

Mental Health: Author Penelope Leach explains her theories about how to help children through their parents’ separation. Read more…

Philosophy for kids: Young philosophers talk with Simon Critchley at Brooklyn Public Library

Featured Event: Philosophy 101 is on the table for children 5 to 12 years old at this March 19 event — and no parents are allowed. Read more…

March madness: New and FabuLyss finds a la Lyss Stern

Got a case of spring fever? Hit these new Manhattan businesses for fitness, cookie dough, lingerie, and more. Read more…

Band-aids don’t work: Insights about parenting the adopted adolescent

Adoption: No one ever feels quite ready to parent a teenager. And parenting an adopted teen requires even more preparation. Read more…

‘Puss in Boots’ steps on stage at Puppetworks

Featured Event: Families will enjoy this marionettte adaptation of the classic French fairytale performing now through April 9. Read more…

Uno, dos, tres: 123 Andres’s bilingual sing-along comes to Symphony Space

Featured Event: The Latin American singing sensation entertains the little ones with his exciting new songs on March 18. Read more…

Support, information, and hope: Workshop helps women navigate every aspect of divorce

Loss & Grieving: Second Saturday divorce workshop addresses the main issues women struggle with during the divorce process. Read more…

Hobbling our children: Perpetuating gender stereotypes from birth

Raising Girls: Placing gender expectations on our children is typical of our deeply entrenched, patriarchal system. Read more…

Costumes and customs: Dress up and celebrate Purim at the Kings Bay Y

Featured Event: Families can enjoy a fun-filled carnival celebrating the Jewish holiday on March 12. Read more…

Controlling children’s asthma during cold months

Family Health: Outdoors and indoors, winter can be rough for children with asthma. Read more…

‘The Beauty of Ballet’ on stage at Brooklyn College

Featured Event: Children 4 years and older can enjoy a ballet performance on March 11 and watch a workshop where they can ask questions. Read more…

The whole Megillah: Games, snacks, and the story of Esther at Riverdale Temple’s Purim carnival

Featured Event: Enjoy the celebration of this Jewish holiday on March 12. Read more…

‘Cinderella’ dances into the Schimmel Center at Pace University

Featured Event: This delightful version of the classic ballet on March 12 is complete with magic clocks. Read more…

Little explorers: Exhibition viewing and art making for special-needs children at Queens Museum

Featured Event: Families with special-needs children can explore the museum on March 11 and create art projects to take home. Read more…

Unique child-care arrangements that allow for flexibility

Working Moms: More and more, people are working flexible schedules to allow for work-life-family balance. With these flexible hours, parents may neither need nor want a full-time caregiver. Read more…

Unleash your creativity: Create art at Brooklyn Museum’s Creativity Lab workshop

Featured Event: Explore your artistic side in this family-friendly workshop on March 5. Read more…

Kick up your heels: Irish step dancing at the Walt Whitmas Birthplace State Historic Site

Featured Event: Little lassies and lads of all ages will enjoy this performance by dancers from the Mulvihill-Lynch Studio of Irish Dance, as well as a tour of the historic site and face painting, on March 5. Read more…

Cubism: Magic and juggling with cubes in ‘Tesseract with Nacho Flores’

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this new kind of circus with an amazing juggling and balancing act at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on March 5. Read more…

Pretend power: Take a trip with interactive performance ‘Destination Everywhere’

Featured Event: All you need is imagination, a little music, and some mime skills with these short plays on March 4. Read more…

Star gazing: Learn about the solar system with Pelham Bay park rangers

Featured Event: Come and join the rangers on a journey through the solar system on March 4. Read more…

Country music for city kids

New & Noteworthy: Every kid-folk song on “Best of Hullabaloo: Volume Two” delights children and parents alike. Read more…

Spring emerging: The perfect time to plan for summer planning

Letter from the Publisher: Now’s the time to sign up for camp and look for good summer vacation deals. Read more…
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