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Kids learn to share

Two moms are making sure less-fortunate children are having happy birthdays, while teaching others about the importance of community and charity. Read more…

To your child’s health: Dieting for overweight children

Family Health: It’s important to help overweight children stay motivated in losing weight. Read more…

Beat the clock

New & Noteworthy: Timer is customized (with the help of a parent) to aid kids in building independence, responsibility, self-esteem and punctuality in the mornings, afternoons and evenings. Read more…

Protecting pets

Ask an Attorney: What steps can you take to ensure your pets are protected, if anything happens to you? Read more…

Nurturing a passion for reading

Growing Up Online: Here are some suggestions to turn your children into enthusiastic readers. Read more…

Daddy dieticians dish

Good Sense Eating: Fathers, who are registered dieticians, share how they influence their children’s food choices. Read more…

Moving onto the ‘next level’

Parents Helping Parents: A few ideas to help your growing child grow out of using a stroller. Read more…

Paradise found: Pirate-themed puzzle is a treasure

New & Noteworthy: The whole family will crowd around the table to install the pieces of the new “Pirate’s Paradise” wood puzzle by Maple Landmark. Read more…

Workshop and concert at Flushing Town Hall

Featured Event: NYC students from Young Dancemakers Company leap across the stage in free performance. Read more…

A blueprint for moms transitioning to a healthier lifestyle

Fabulyss Finds: Lyss Stern is just back from the Hippocrates Health Institute — and feels great. Read more…

Gun control

Death by Children: For some people, the only reason against owning a gun is fear of their own stupidity. Read more…

The Thunderbirds are roaring into town.

Featured Event: Inter-tribal celebration at the Queens County Farm Museum, presented by the Thunderbird American Dancers. Read more…

Solutions for summer math problems

Keep your kids’ math skills sharp with activities, websites, books and puzzles. Read more…

Childhood attention deficit disorder linked to obesity

ADHD: A study revealed that men who were diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder as children were twice as likely to be obese later in life than men who did not have the disorder. Read more…

Be ready for summer’s asthma triggers

Healthy Living: Parents of children with asthma must remain vigilant in the summer months as barbecue smoke, chlorine, and pollen can exacerbate their child’s condition. Read more…

Soar into fun with Spacefest at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Featured Event: The astronomy festival tunes trekkies to the wonders of their universe. Read more…

Learning to accept help from others

Downtown Mommy: Trying to be a super mom of triplets is a lot harder than our columnist thought it would be. Read more…

Fun in the sun: Make photo prints on fabric

New & Noteworthy: Eye Can Art’s Fabric Sun Photo Kit has enough materials to make nine photo prints that can be connected to form one large wall hanging. Read more…

An ounce of prevention

Postpartum: Steps you can take now to avoid postpartum depression later. Read more…

Piper Theatre Productions at the Old Stone House

Featured Event: Exciting youth theater stages the classics at the historical Old Stone House. Read more…

Learning history through art

A commemorative exhibit details “The Civil War and American Art” at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Read more…

A summer ACT or SAT exam prep checklist

College & Empty nest: A step-by-step exam prep checklist for your high school student headed to college in the next year or two. Read more…

You won’t snooze at TADA! Youth Theater sleepover

Featured Event: TADA! No snoozing allowed at fun-filled Youth Theater sleepover! Read more…

Parting with the pacifier

How to help your child give up his pacifier. Read more…

Dancers from across the boroughs perform free concert

Featured Event: Young Dancemakers Company leaps across the stage for their annual summer performance. Read more…

Operation Backpack kicks off this month

This summer, kids off all age can make a difference by getting involved with Operation Backpack. Read more…

Red Grooms brightens the Children’s Museum of Manhattan with his whimiscal artwork

Featured Event: See your world in a new and whimsical way — through the eyes of an artist. Read more…

Juggling and laughter, what a combo!

Featured Event: The Gizmo Guys perform for the little ones at Rufus King Park. Read more…

Seahorsin’ around: Recess Monkey’s ocean-themed CD shines

New & Noteworthy: Recess Monkey’s latest album, “Deep Sea Diver,” offers a sunny soundtrack for a family beach holiday. Read more…

Made in the shade

Why wearing sunglasses are important at every age. Read more…

Children learn to move and groove at Damrosch Park

Featured Event: Dance teacher Rodney Lopez teaches kids how to trip the light fantastic in “Dancing Clsassrooms.” Read more…

‘Independence’ Day

Just Write Mom: Our columnist reflects on her daughter turning 21 this month. Read more…

Are you ready to divorce?

Ask Dr. Karyn: Dr. Karyn offers four tips for couples to consider when thinking about marriage and divorce. Read more…

Set your wands to ‘Potted Potter’

Featured Event: The ultimate quidditch challenge awaits Harry Potter fans, when ‘Potted Potter’ comes to the Little Shubert Theatre. Read more…

Kids enjoy the lazy, hazy days of summer in the park

Featured Event: Police Athletic League provides safe play for city youngsters, Read more…

Transit Museum on track for nostalgia train rides

Featured Event: Rail enthusiasts can take a trip into the past, with nostalgia rides to Pelham Bay Park. Read more…

Chew on this: How to care for baby’s choppers

Babies: Baby’s new teeth are adorable, but their care and maintenance routine can be confusing for many new parents. Read more…

Classical fusion music turns the chapter at Jackson Heights Library

Featured Event: The Villalobos Brothers perform jazz and classical tunes, blending melodies from the native Mexico. Read more…

Kids and privacy

Mommy 101: How do we know how much privacy we should give our kids? Read more…

Take an educational trip to the city’s historic subway system

The New York City Transit Museum is the stop for family fun this summer. Read more…

Making Books Sing presents puppet theater

Featured Event: Milo and Friends save their favorite park. Read more…

A red, white, and blue celebration at Huguenot Library

Featured Event: Celebrate our Founding Fathers — and the nation’s 237th anniversary — with patriotic games, festive food, and lots of fun. Read more…

PAL ‘play streets’ offer safe fun in the summer

Featured Event: Children can play in a safe and friendly environment, thanks to the Police Athletic League ‘play streets’ program. Read more…

Crybaby cafe: Help for reluctant nursing

Babies: Here’s some tips and tricks to help mother’s through reluctant nursing. Read more…

She’s crafty: Martha’s new book of art and science projects

New & Noteworthy: “Martha Stewart’s Favorite Crafts for Kids” features 175 projects for children of all ages. Read more…

Making Books Sing presents puppet show for ‘My City Park’ day

Featured Event: Huddson Park Library presents the endearing tale of Milo and his friends rescuing their favorite park from closure. Read more…

Babies and beyond

Letter from the Publisher: There’s no better time than July to start thinking about where you might elect to begin early childcare. Read more…

Young anglers learn how to cast and fly fish

Featured Event: Kids can angle for fun at Macy’s fishing clinic in Prospect Park. Read more…

Strategies for helping kids cope with fear

Autism: With the month of July comes fireworks and other fun activities that are not routine. If your loved one with austim spectrum disorder is terrified of the noise, there are ways to help her enjoy the light show in her own way. Read more…

‘Pirate Day’ comes to the Bank Street Bookstore

Featured Event: ‘Chalkboard Ninjas’ help kids channel their creative side. Read more…
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