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Lead poisoning: signs and prevention tips

Family Health: Lead poisoning is easy to prevent, and with proper precaution you can minimize your child’s risk of exposure. Read more…

Starting good dental habits with your baby

Babies: Making brushing a habit from a young age is important, because it will lay the foundation for a lifetime of good oral health. Read more…

Follow ‘The Night Parade’

The Book Worm: Readers ages 12 to 15 (and a fantasy-loving adult) will love this unique Japanese fairy tale by Kathryn Tanquary. Read more…

A story for today’s world

The Book Worm: “This is Where It Ends” by Marieke Nijkamp is an engrossing, timely read for kids 14 to 17. Read more…

Help your kids be more responsible

Ask Dr. Karyn: Three tips to handing over tasks or responsibility to your child. Read more…

Protecting your family’s medical information

Growing Up Online: Now that medical records are kept electronically, they can more easily be misappropriated. Here are tips for keeping your family’s information private and secure. Read more…

A question of marital fault

Divorce & Separation: A recent case brought up the question of whether a husband who had been found guily of raping his wife could be entitled to money in their divorce case. Read more…

Helpful education acronyms

Dyslexia: Plus tips on finding time to talk to your child’s teachers and signs of an early reading problem. Read more…

Bite into sprouted grains

Good Sense Eating: Sprouted grains, said to have significant health benefits, are making their way into bread, cereal, pasta, and snack chips. Read more…

Leaving a retirement account to a minor

Ask an Attorney: How should grandparents handle accounts they would like to leave to grandchildren who are under 18? Read more…

The unconventional approach to loving your child

Behavior: Parents work very hard to keep their children happy, but overdoing your happiness fortress can create some significant challenges in the long term. Read more…

Oh so funny Valentines

Featured Event: Get the teen view of love and heartbreak from the pint-sized comedians at Kids ‘N Comedy. Read more…

All about owls

Featured Event: Learn all about this fascinating bird of prey. Read more…

The pediatric dentist and concept of a dental home

A dental home is the partnership between the patient, family, and pediatric dentist with other dental care specialists, and the sooner your child meets a pediatric dentist the better. Read more…

Hooked ... and loving it!

Just Write Mom: A childhood hobby is rediscovered. Read more…

Sustainable seafood for you and your family

Nutrition: Here are tips for a delicious seafood dinner. Read more…

After admittance: How to pick the right college

Letter from College: Get to know your options and understand all the stipulations of your acceptance before saying yes to a particular school. Read more…

Overnight camps cook up memorable fun

Today’s sleep-away camps appeal to a wide range of interests while still providing the long-term benefits summer camp is known for. Read more…

The Martians have landed

Featured Event: Children explore the space missions of NASA. Read more…

Is it or isn’t it?

Healthy Living: Many women can be caught off guard by menopause. Read more…

Overcoming a fear of people with special needs

Special Needs: Ever since my younger days I was petrified of those with special needs. This harks back to the time when the term “special needs” wasn’t coined yet; we used the word “retarded.” Read more…

Enjoy an Owl prowl

Featured Event: Discover the various owls that live in and around Bartow Pell Mansion Museum. Read more…

Executive exposé

Happy Presidents Day. Here are 25 fascinating and fun facts about our commanders-in-chief. Read more…

Are your kids getting enough sleep?

The consequences of untreated poor sleep in children affect many parts of the body, and the longer treatment is delayed, the more difficult it is to reverse the negative effects. Read more…

‘Beauty and the Beast’

Featured Event: Enjoy this production of Disney’s adaptation of the age-old classic. Read more…

Responsible pet ownership

Whether you’re a pet owner or are considering becoming a pet owner, keep these tips in mind for responsible ownership. Read more…

The scent of a kitchen

Nutrition: This dad learned a valuable Valentine’s Day lesson when he let his daughter loose in the kitchen. Read more…

Go extreme

Featured Event: Learn aabout extreme environments from polar regions to deserts, Earth to Mars and beyond. Read more…

Romance, roses, and deLysscious chocolate

Fabulyss Finds: Fabulyss things to do with and without the children in New York on Feb. 14. Read more…

‘Love’ for sale

New & Noteworthy: Beloved kindie music star Laurie Berkner culls songs about love from her previous albums to create a Valentine’s Day treat for the ears — and dancing feet. Read more…

Plan a leap year adventure

Every four years we get an extra day added to the calendar. Enjoy this gift of time with your family by stepping out of your routine for a few hours. Read more…

Journey with ‘Alice in Wonderland’

Featured Event: A wonderful production for children 3 and up at Puppetworks. Read more…

Baby-making 2.0

Infertility: A look at second baby infertility and how to increase your odds of getting pregnant the second time around. Read more…

Now entering winter break fun

Featured Event: Learn all about one of the greatest transit systems in the world at the New York Transit Museum. Read more…

Must you be nearsighted?

There are proven programs and procedures that have been proven to reduce or eliminate myopia. Read more…

Show your love

New & Noteworthy: This Valentine’s Day, give your loved one a heart-shaped pillow, shimmering with pink sequins, as a reminder of how much they mean to you. Read more…

For the argument’s sake

Conflict is inevitable in marriage. Carefully consider what you are willing to risk for the sake of the argument. Read more…

Meet George Washington

Featured Event: Learn about our country’s history in this fun talk with our first president. Read more…

It’s the Year of the Monkey!

Featured Event: Usher in the Lunar New Year at Flushing Town Hall. Read more…

The ballet of ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Featured Event: A timeless tale of romance and tragedy. Read more…

Olive oil: A new rush for liquid gold

Nutrition: Olive oil’s history, health benefits, and many uses. Read more…

Celebrate Black Hisotry Month

Featured Event: Enjoy learning how African cuisine affected colonial cooking with tastings. Read more…

Simple ways to show your kids love

Try some new ways to say “I love you.” Read more…

A princely tale

Featured Event: Discover the vibrant culture of China with a reading from the author and illustrator of “Adventures of Ru-Lan: A Prince is Born” at BookCourt. Read more…

‘Tiger Tales’

Featured Event: A shadow puppet show weaves puppets, Chinese music, and a big screen. Read more…

Pop in to ‘Pop-Pop Popcorn!’

Featured Event: Enjoy the newest works of the Paper Bag Players at the Kumble Theatre. Read more…

Celebrate Black History Month with art

Featured Event: Learn all about early African-American artists impacted the artists of today. Read more…

It’s a winter wonderland

Featured Event: Enjoy the frosty weather during a jam-packed weekend of dancing, ice skating, and more at Winter Carnival in Bryant Park. Read more…

‘Little Red’s Hood’

Featured Event: She’s hip and cool and coming to the Swedish Marionette Theatre. Read more…

It’s Groundhog Day!

Featured Event: Make a prognasticating Groundhog puppet and check on the weather at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Read more…

Ru’ the day!

New & Noteworthy: Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a reading of Larry Bennett’s new children’s book, “Ru-lan: The Prince is Born,” the first in a new series of beautifully illustrated stories about a brave little boy. Read more…

February thoughts

Letter from the Publisher: This is Chldren’s Dental Health Month, and we have several stories to help you ensure your child’s oral health early on. Read more…
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