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Dabney and Dad

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. Comment

Kick the competition with nutrition

Good Sense Eating: Eating well may give your athlete an edge on the field. Comment

Free wheeling!

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

Dabney and Dad

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. Comment

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. Comment

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. Comment

Boogie down

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

Green your home now!

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

For the record

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

Dabney and Dad

Amazing amphibians

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

Sweet treats at the museum

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

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. Comment

Cheers to cherries

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

Vikings invade Bay Ridge

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

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: Dabney likes to eat in the back seat of the car. Comment

Three’s a charm

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

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. Comment

Visit the City of Science

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

Hands-on learning

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

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. Comment

Can you spell FUN?

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

Transit Tots is here

Featured Event: Young children will enjoy morning stories and fun activities. Comment

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. Comment

Super sculptors

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

Learn to ride!

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

Fleece fun at the farm

Featured Event: Learn all about spinning yarn, carding the wool, and makeing a felt ball to take home. Comments (1)

The big quiz

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

Proudly we salute our writers and designers

Letter from the Publisher: New York Parenting won 12 editorial and design awards at Parenting Media Association’s annual awards dinner. Comment