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Tips to help children — and parents — have a productive school year

Homework: Set your child — and yourself — up for success this year with a supportive learning environment at home. Read more…
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Dive into marine science at Submerge 2018 at Hudson River Park

Featured Event: Childen can celebrate the city’s waterways and learn all about marine science on Sept. 22. Read more…
Featured Event: Be amazed every Sunday until Oct. 28 with this production of illusionists, magicians, and more. Read more…

Spend an afternoon with author Katherine Marsh at Symphony Space

Featured Event: Young readers will enjoy a meet and greet with the writer and discussion of her newest book, “Nowhere Boy,” on Sept. 22. Read more…

The goodbye blues: Tips for alleviating separation anxiety

Relationships: There are some behaviors parents can adopt to make goodbyes a smoother process. Read more…
Featured Event: Enjoy new features, including a cosplay contest, gaming, and a tiny home village, on Sept. 22 and 23. Read more…

Come to the ‘Fair’: New doc puts focus on teens’ science smarts

New & Noteworthy: The audience’s favorite film from the Sundance Film Festival, “Science Fair,” is an eye-opening, exciting look at the students, teachers and parents behind-the-scenes of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. Read more…

Banish diaper rash with Boudreaux’s new wand

The enduring brand is launching a three-piece kit to help parents stop diaper rash fast. Read more…

Stranger and aquaintance dangers: How to keep your child safe

Safety: Child abduction risks come in many forms, and different concerns are more prevalent at each stage of development. Read more…
Featured Event: Swing your partners at John J. Carty Park on Sept. 15. Read more…

Walk for heart health at Brooklyn Heart Walk at MCU Park

Featured Event: Take a lap for physical and heart health on Sept. 16. Read more…
Homework: Help your child develop essential homework skills to become an independent, responsible learner. Read more…
Featured Event: Delights in this fast-paced, action-packed journey of light and sound on Sept. 15 and 16. Read more…

How to prepare your child to be the new kid in school

Friendship: Being the new kid doesn’t have to be scary and anxiety inducing. Read more…

Party with ‘Disney Junior Dance Party’ on tour at Beacon Theater

Featured Event: See all your favorite characters on stage on Sept. 15 and 16. Read more…
It’s back-to-school time. This month, check out the new book “Unfiltered: How to Be as Happy as You Look on Social Media,” and Broadway shows “Pretty Woman: The Musical” and “Be More Chill.” Read more…
Featured Event: Vistors get up close and personal and view fantastic aerial displays by raptors on Sept. 15. Read more…
Finance: Five easy steps to teach young adults the value of making a habit out of savings. Read more…
Media: Author Lenore Skenazy’s 2010 book “Free-Range Kids” helped start a national movement that’s still going strong. Read more…
Raising Boys: This Manhattan mom, daughter of the business wunderkind Reginald F. Lewis, started the program to teach black and Latino young men coding and technology. Read more…

Frame a memory: Ornaments preserve summer fun

New & Noteworthy: Save and celebrate the memory of a great trip to the beach or a cruise getaway with a porcelain ornament that can be personalized and treasured for years to come. Read more…
Featured Event: Enjoy a fine fun feathered day on Sept. 8 with arts, crafts, music and the hummingbird. Read more…
If you are gearing up to send your little one off into the world on the first day of school, absolutely snap as many photos as you can, but also be sure to jot down your thoughts. Read more…

Banish the bland: Author says flavorful food is better for baby

New & Noteworthy: For a healthier family, the new cookbook by Kanchan Koya, PhD, shows parents how to incorporate spice and flavor into baby’s purees and big kids’ smoothies and lunchbox meals. Read more…

Koto visionsary Yumi Kurosawa performs at Noguchi Museum

Featured Event: The international performer shares traditional Japanese music on Sept. 9. Read more…
Featured Event: Don’t miss this traditional drumming celebration on Sept. 8. Read more…
Featured Event: The annual bike flea market returns on Sept. 8. Read more…

Solve the mystery at the Family Scavenger Hunt at the Met

Featured Event: Super sleuths search for clues to figure out whodunit on Sept. 8. Read more…

Wash away germs: Washable lunch bag gives new meaning to clean eating

New & Noteworthy: Schools seems to be brimming with colds, flus, and viruses, but you can wash germs right out of this new bag from Eco Lunch Boxes. Read more…

Another summer ending and school year beginning

Letter from the Publisher: Be sure to read all of our great articles to help your family settle into the new school year. Read more…
Featured Event: BrooklynOne Theater Company’s production of the smash Broadway hit has been extended for three more performances on Sept. 7, 8, and 9. Read more…
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