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The value of money

Letter from College: This first-year college student, who is helping pay for her education, is learning that it’s a lot easier to spend money than it is to save it. Comment.

Get your baskets ready for the hunt

Featured Event: Children search to find the Easter goodies at Belmont Lake State Park. Comment.

Five benefits of spacing out your kids

Healthy Living: Research finds that spacing siblings more than two years apart results in better test scores for the older children. But there are other reasons to wait years between deliveries. Comment.

Now hear this

New & Noteworthy: Safe-listening earphones for kids from Etymonic are a godsend for parents looking to protect their children’s hearing while they play with gaming systems or watch videos. Comment.

Street fair is full of fun activities

Featured Event: Families enjoy music, stortytelling, and screenings. Comment.

Families enjoy a day of song, spoken word, and a parade

Featured Event: A giant dragon puppet parade highlights eighth annual festival on April 26. Comment.

Nine apps that keep kids moving

Growing Up Online: Some kids need a little encouragement to step away from their gadgets so they can get active. Now, that encouragement comes from the devices themselves. Comment.

Cooking for the family, or, the special dietary needs of the palate-deficient

Death by Children: It’s tough living with kids, because they just can’t appreciate their dad’s confit de canard and braised escarole. Comment.

You be the judge

Family Health: Here are some basic first aid tips for cuts and bruises, and knowing when it’s time to visit the emergency room. Comment.

First, there was Jada

Mommy 101: With two small children, our writer’s dog has experienced a demotion in her household status. Comment.

Italytheater offers children a unique opportunity to interact on stage

Featured Event: Families share in the theater experience by performing with the actors on stage. Comment.

‘Butt Book’ and ‘Poopendous’ author reads from his latest book, ‘Peter Panda Melts Down!’

Featured Event: Children’s author Artie Bennett will read from his new book — aimed at diffusing wee ones’ temper tantrums — at Barnes and Noble on April 19. Comment.

Doktor Kaboom is back and booming

Featured Event: Children enjoy learning about science in this interactive stage production. Comment.

Rock climbing, tigers, and clowns at annual festival

Featured Event: Puppetry Arts presents its annual fund-raising Family Festival in Park Slope on April 26. Comment.

‘Bee’ prepared for Earth Day

New & Noteworthy: A great idea for an Earth Day celebration, Raymond Huber’s new book chronicles the thrilling journey of a honey bee named Scout as she overcomes obstacles to return to her hive with needed pollen and nectar. Comment.

Financial infidelity can lead to marital strife

Divorce & Separation: As couples, we argue about money. Or avoid the subject. When there is financial infidelity, relationships suffer even greater strains. Comment.

Children enjoy this one-of-a-kind Passover concert

Featured Event: Energetic songs, crafts, and more await families at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Comment.

View more than 200 eggs on display

Featured Event: Eggs will be hidden all over the boroughs and the public can go on a hunt to find them. Comment.

Celebrate Mother Earth at Wave Hill

Featured Event: Recycle and make beautiful projects to take home at Wave Hill’s Eco Fair. Comment.

Take a ride on a horse, lion, or bear

Featured Event: Ride the Prospect Park Carousel and have fun in the park during spring break hours, from April 14 to 22. Comment.

Dinos roaming Bronx Zoo in Dinosaur Safari

Featured Event: Children get the total experience of the safari and fossil dig at Mysteries Revealed at the Bronx Zoo April 12 through Nov. 2. Comment.

Designating care for your children

Ask an Attorney: Examining another tool in the estate planning toolbox: the designation of a “person in parental relation.” Comment.

Egg-citing idea for baskets

New & Noteworthy: Fan-A-Peel offers a gift idea to sweeten an Easter basket, without the sugar. Comment.

‘Stone Soup & Other Stories’

Featured Event: Queensborough Performing Arts comes alive with the Pushcart Players. Comment.

A fairy tale with a modern twist

Featured Event: “SPARKLE the Fairy Princess” is not your ordinary damsel in distress, she saves the prince in this charming educational musical. Comment.

Share a ride at the Transit Museum

Featured Event: Catch the new production “Sharin’ A Ride” at the New York City Transit Museum this month. Comment.

That zany clown is back again and taking center stage

Featured Event: Children enjoy the antics of the genius Bello the Clown. Comment.

A clutch that pops: Posh’s diaper mat combo has style

New & Noteworthy: Posh Play’s new faux reptile and croc skin-textured diaper clutches and coordinating diaper mats combine bulk-free style with function. Comment.

Rock out with locally based kindie rock sensations Astrograss

Featured Event: Dance, sing, and enjoy bluegrass, old-time and folk music at this fun interactive concert. Comment.

Loving the Earth

Letter from the Publisher: Our April issue has plenty of tips and ideas to get your family saving the earth. Comments (1).

Children learn all about Passover in this fun musical

Featured Event: The Poppy Seed Players present “Shlemiel Crooks: A Passover Musical” based on the children’s book series. Comment.

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