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‘M is for Money’ is a good deal

The Book Worm: “M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet” gives 8- to 11-year-old kids a thorough lesson in supply and demand, taxes, and other facets of economics in terms that they’ll understand. Comment.

A lesson in sportsmanship

The Book Worm: Young athletes will enjoy hearing a tale of working together in “Little Shaq,” inspired by actual events in the childhood of legendary ball player and author Shaquille O’Neal. Comment.

Having ‘the talk’

Parents Helping Parents: Advice on how to broach sexual topics with preteens. Comment.

Dealing with distraction

Growing Up Online: Many parents are conscientious about making rules for when and how kids can use technology. But what about rules for parents? Comment.

Labor of love

Letter from College: Take time to give thanks to the everyday heroes who work hard to support their families in more ways than one. Comments (1).

Nano demos at Sony

Featured Event: It’s hands-on nanoscience to learn just HOW small is small. Comment.

These ‘Ends’ are up

New & Noteworthy: The new CD from Andrew & Polly, “Odds & Ends,” is packed with silliness, delicious word play, and countless deftly played instruments. Comment.

It’s the Thanksgiving Day Parade

Featured Event: Take in all the sights of this grand tradition featuring with balloons, entertainers, and and a special guest. Comment.

Let the help come in

Letter from the Publisher: It’s impossible to do without help and support from a wide array of knowledgeable trained professionals. Comment.

Keep it or toss it?

Good Sense Eating: What do sell-by, best-by, and use-by really mean? Comment.

Beam me up, Smartie!

New & Noteworthy: The new board game from Think Fun, Laser Maze Jr., blows traditional ones away with its working laser beam and 40 logic challenges. Comment.

Ready for another?

Healthy Living: Five questions to ask yourself before adding another child to your family. Comment.

Stroll through Gingerbread Lane

Featured Event: Marvel at the creative confections of Chef John Lovitz at the New York Hall of Science. Comment.

Embrace Autism special circus performance

Featured Event: Families with special-needs children are invited to enjoy this specially adapted performance of “The Grand Tour” on Nov. 17. Comment.

Big message for little kids

Featured Event: Children in Pre-K through second grade learn about bullying in “Little is Big,” an undersea puppet musical adventure from Nov. 12 to Dec. 23. Comment.

Hit the holidays with the Laurie Berkner Band

Featured Event: Enjoy an early seasonal concert at Theatre at Westbury on Nov. 15. Comment.

Calling all book lovers

Featured Event: The annual Children’s Book Fair on Nov. 14 features author readings and art activities. Comment.

Play ball!

New & Noteworthy: Eeboo has improved upon the classic design of a toy ball to make it irresistable to baby’s little hands. Comment.

The world of ‘Strega Nona’ comes to life

Featured Event: Enjoy a special reading of the classic book by the legendary author Tomie dePaola at BBAM cafe. Comment.

Start a new tradition

Featured Event: Enjoy a learning concert with puppets featuring teaching artists Ora and Yoshie Fruchter. Comment.

Hop aboard the Holiday Express

Featured Event: Take a tour of the Toys and Trains exhibit and learn interesting facts about the transportation on Nov. 7 and 22. Comment.

Ride through miniature New York City

Featured Event: Take the ride and view miniature landmarks at the New York Botanic Garden’s annual Holiday Train Show. Comment.

The magic of ‘Disney on Ice’

Featured Event: Enjoy all the Disney favorites singing and skating at the Barclays Center. Comment.

Alex and the Kaleidoscope Band

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this colorful, musical adventure on Nov. 7. Comment.

Help Jasper get his ball back

Featured Event: Enjoy this brand-new puppet musical at Symphony Space. Comment.

Neighborhood Concert series

Featured Event: A free concert from Israeli guitarist Gilad Hekselman on Nov. 6. Comment.

Spoiler alert!

New & Noteworthy: New secret agent gift set helps parents ease a child’s transition into being a Seasonal Secretkeeper after the “mysterious, maybe awful truth” of magical beings such as the Easter Bunny have been revealed. Comments (1).

An extra Halloween treat

Featured Event: Catch Rolie Polie Guacamole at Jalopy Theatre on Nov. 1. Comment.

Giving thanks every day

Letter from the Publisher: Each day is reason to be thankful. Comments (1).

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