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Summer homework burns mom

Travel: Plus debunking some common myths about stuttering, and how you can teach your child to write her name. Read more…

Celebrating other moms on Mother’s Day

Mommy 101: This mom has been inspired by some great moms in her life. Read more…

Sink to their level

New & Noteworthy: With Little Tikes’ new Splish Splash Sink and Stove, kids ages 3 and older will be absorbed for long stretches of time as they cook and clean dishes in the “working” sink. Read more…

The art of making time for yourself

Here are 12 self-nuturing ideas that can make you happier and more generous — and can be squeezed into your busy schedule. Read more…

Dual roles: Singer stars on Broadway and at home

Chilina Kennedy is starring in two roles she was born for: as Carole King on Broadway and as a mom to 6-month-old son Henry. Read more…

Whistle while you work!

Featured Event: Emily Eagen brings her puckered lips to Carnegie Hall. Read more…

Mother’s Day gifts

Just Write Mom: Five things moms really want. Read more…

Just a mom

Working Moms: Taking back the role of mother. Read more…

Tick prevention

Healthy Living: Ten things you need to know. Read more…

First-aid

It’s important to have a first-aid plan for your family. Read more…

Learn how to ride

Featured Event: Rangers teach children how to ride a bike at Van Cortlandt Park Nature Center. Read more…

MarveLyss May

Nutrition: There’s lots to do in May, so make it an extra healthy spring with these tips on eating healthy and protecting eyes from the sun. Read more…

Grand Procession highlights anniversary

Featured Event: Families explore the cemetary and learn all about the ending of the Civil War. Read more…

Debate league

College & Empty nest: The New York City Urban Debate League is giving all students the chance to learn debate, which has been shown to lead to better grades, attendance, graduation rates, and college-ready skills. Read more…

Balm for the spirit

Loss & Grieving: Laila Biali writes about the joys and grief and worry of motherhood in the songs on her new album “House of Many Rooms.” Read more…

Collaborating, not competing

Education: The second article in a three-part series about the city’s charter school movement. Read more…

A stitch in time

Featured Event: Children learn the sewing arts at the Dimenna Children’s History Museum. Read more…

‘A Band of Angels’

A new production of the 10-year-old musical commemorates its late playwright Myla Churchill. Read more…

Last will and testament

Ask an Attorney: You should revise your will periodically, espcecially if you have children.. Read more…

Kids going raw

Good Sense Eating: Some adults swear by the Raw Food Diet, arguing that once food is cooked, enzymes essential for digestion are gone. But what impact does the diet have on a child’s developing body, and what nutrients should be closely monitored? Read more…

Thank you — at 70 words per minute

Dad Stuff: Getting the chance to express gratitude. Read more…

Five steps to mornings that make your day!

Behavior: Mornings are universally tough, but there are a few simple steps you can take that have the power to bring peace to the beginning of your day. Read more…

Immunotherapy for allergies

Family Health: immunotherapy remains the only treatment that can alter the natural course of an allergic disease. Read more…

It’s My Park Day at the Old Stone House

Featured Event: Families celebrate the rites of spring with a pageant and more. Read more…

A concert for freedom

Featured Event: Families can enjoy this concert performed by the world renowned Quintet of the Americas. Read more…

Recognizing fake news

Growing Up Online: Learning to distinguish between reliable and bogus information on the internet is a crucial skill in the 21st century. Parents can help their kids by talking about distinguishing between credible sources and satire and encouraging kids to ask the following questions. Read more…
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Miller’s ‘Glory’ days

New & Noteworthy: Lloyd H. Miller’s new CD, “Sing-a-long History Vol. 1: Glory! Glory! Hallelujah!,” brings American history to life for kids with a collection of compelling songs from the 1800s and his original tunes, inspired by events and people of the period. Read more…

Get your Hands on History

Featured Event: Children can learn about Rufus King and his books. Read more…

Walk for Autism

Featured Event: Families join together to march for Autims awareness Read more…

DanceAfrica celebrates Brazilian Rhythms

Featured Event: Families enjoy a dance performance that celebrates African culture. Read more…

A family fun day

Featured Event: Take a walk to help save lives! Read more…

Spilled milk

Letter from College: This teen columnist applies an invaluable lesson she learned from her father to help cope with social and academic mistakes she has made in college. Read more…

Make tracks for ‘Chuggington’

Featured Event: Families enjoy this two act, live musical production based on the popular TV show. Read more…

Far, Far Away

Featured Event: Children explore brave new worlds in this new exhibit Read more…

Im-press them

New & Noteworthy: For a gift that could last a lifetime, look no further than Moulin Roty’s exquisite Botanist Case, which encourages kids to not only stop and smell the roses — but to snip off a bloom, closely examine it, then preserve it in the included flower press. Read more…

Team Katz

Education: Queens Borough President Melinda Katz, 50, reflects raising her two young sons; the Common Core; and her deep roots in the community. Read more…

Treehouse Shakers’ ‘Hatched’

Featured Event: Little ones learn all about life on a farm in this inter-active story. Read more…

Celebrate Mom with a special gift

Featured Event: Drop in to the Art Studio at the Staten Island Children’s Museum and make a special gift for mom. Read more…

I saw it on Facebook

Divorce & Separation: A wife proved to the court that the only successful way of notifying her husband of divorce filings was on the social media site. Read more…

Celebrate mom all weekend

Featured Event: Treat mom with fun activities and entertainment at the New York Botanical Garden. Read more…

Giving birth in their 50s

Pregnancy: Using egg donors — or their own frozen eggs or frozen embryos — has allowed some women 50 years and older to give birth. Read more…

Celebrating Mother’s Day as a stepmom

Mother’s Day can be hard for stepmoms, but there are ways to celebrate the important role you play in your stepchildren’s lives. Read more…

It’s a Fleece of a good time

Featured Event: Families learn how wool was used and then learn how to card and spin using a drop spindle. Read more…

New book depicts journeys of two raindrops

New & Noteworthy: Biodiversity and conservation buff Martha Sullivan has just published a picture book, “Pitter and Patter,” that brings the water cycle to life for kids ages 4 to 10. In her story, two raindrops meet lots of insects and animals on land and sea — all beautifully illustrated by Cathy Morrison. Read more…

Sheep get a haircut

Featured Event: Children learn all about shearing sheep and how to spin wool Read more…

A Whitney block party!

Featured Event: Families can enjoy a ton of fun at the celebration of the museum’s new location! Read more…

Winners again in 2015

Letter from the Publisher: Parenting Media Association (PMA) gave out 301 Editorial and Design Competition and General Excellence awards to parenting magazines at a banquet on February 28, the climax of the three-day PMA Annual Convention, this year held in Baltimore, MD. There were 630 entries for this year’s competition. Read more…

In the knotty corner

New & Noteworthy: Kids can show mom or grandma how much they care with Creativity for Kids’ new Macrame Terrarium. Children layer various kinds of soil, plant seeds, install their deer and mushroom figurines, knot the macrame cord, and voila! — a handmade gift is born. Read more…
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