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Egg-citing discovery

New & Noteworthy: Not every Easter egg needs to be filled with candy. This large dinosaur egg replica will reveal a tiny T-Rex as the child excavates, restores, and paints this fascinating fossil. Read more…

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: Dabney wants to know more about gray hair. Read more…

Hit me with your best shot

Family Health: You’ll ensure your child has the best shot at a healthy life if you don’t fall prey to the latest rumors about the dangers of vaccinations. Read more…

Can student loan debt outlive you?

Ask an Attorney: The crushing amount of student loan debt raises questions about if and when these debts are forgiven, and what happens to them when a borrower dies. Read more…

Is mandatory mediation a good idea?

Divorce & Separation: Should mediation be mandatory in New York? Or should clients have all the necessary information to make their own informed decisions about mediation versus litigation? Read more…

An honestly good read

The Book Worm: “Lizzie and the Lost Baby,” by Cheryl Blackford, is a well-done, delightfully British story for a 9- to 12-year-old. Read more…

A story of brilliant women

The Book Worm: “Radioactive!” by Winifred Conkling is an action-packed read for science-minded teens. Read more…

Who’s behaving badly?

Behavior: There are a lot of ways to teach your child right from wrong, but the way you choose to do so will influence your child’s self-confidence and actions. Read more…

In search of zzz’s

Parents Helping Parents: Tips to help your young child refrain from crawling into bed with Mom and Dad every night. Read more…

New guidelines for tots and tech

Growing Up Online: The American Academy of Pediatrics has revised its strict guidelines about screentime for young children, acknowledging what parents already knew: screens are everywhere. Read more…

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: How quickly does gray hair appear? Read more…

Ways to acquire keyboarding skills

Media: Plus how to help a middle-schooler with writing skills and simple ways to improve math grades. Read more…

‘In the mood’ food

Good Sense Eating: Couples looking to spice up their love life have long turned to candlelight, romantic music, and a bottle of wine. But can the menu serve as an aphrodisiac as well? Read more…

What men want

Here are 20 tips to reignite your relationship — from a man’s perspective. Read more…

Spring fever

Fabulyss Finds: Fun things to do this month. Read more…

The right tool

New & Noteworthy: The Toydriver is a battery-powered screwdriver that was made to quickly and easily solve your battery-replacement woes. Read more…

A show about show business

Media: Kid critic Gerry O. says “Hail, Caesar!” is a brilliant comedy from the Coen brothers about the entertainment business. Read more…

A spring feast

Nutrition: This season, try tried-and-true flavors and techniques that deliver great results every time. Read more…

The eggs-hausting hunt

The annual Hempfing Family Easter egg hunt took an interesting turn. Read more…

Listen to your childhood

New & Noteworthy: Stunningly talented jazz vocalist Diana Panton interprets children’s songs from “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” and “Alice in Wonderland,” as well as lovely lullabies on her first album for kids, “I Believe in Little Things.” Read more…

Hop on over for an Easter egg hunt

Featured Event: Meet Whiskers the Bunny, dance the bunny hop, and have hunt for eggs at the Queens County Farm Museum. Read more…

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: Do children and parents’ gray hair go hand-in-hand? Read more…

Dance to the music

Featured Event: You’ll be tapping along when the 25th annual Dance Festival steps on stage on March 26. Read more…

Is your doctor good enough?

Healthy Living: Not every doctor is the right fit for everyone, or even necessarily good at what he does. Read more…

Irish eyes are smiling

Featured Event: Celebrate the holiday the Park Slope and Bay Ridge parades on March 20. Read more…

A doorway to magic

Featured Event: Join your favorite Disney characters for a magical time on March 25, 26, and 27. Read more…

Cruising from New York

Travel: Cruise vacations are a great value for families, and New York families have many options to choose from. Read more…

Purim fun

Featured Event: Celebrate the holiday with a concert from Joanie Leeds. Read more…

Pop in for a Pop Ups concert

Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy this funtastic concert by Jason Rabinowitz and Jacob Stein, aka The Pop Ups. Read more…

Earning a diploma in patience

Education: The wait is on to find out which high school this writer’s son will attend come September. Read more…

Hop to it with the Easter Bunny

Featured Event: Take part in an egg hunt, meet the rabbit of the hour, and play fun games. Read more…

Becoming a parent for life

Parenting is a process that is ongoing, as you strive to become the parent that your child needs at each stage of life. Read more…

Celebrate Purim

Featured Event: Learn all about the customs surrounding this holiday with costumes, fun crafts, and a screening of “Be Happy it’s Purim.” Read more…

Swearing off: Breaking the bad-language habit

Tweens: Here’s an age-by-age guide to cleaning up dirty mouths. Read more…

A tale of farm animal friendship

Featured Event: Listen to the tale of brave collie Laddie and little lamb Sweet Pea, and then meet the duo in person on March 19. Read more…

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: The one distraction Dad faces working from home. Read more…

The whimsy of Mo Willems

Featured Event: Celebrate the talented and whimsical Mo Williams at a special weekend event at the New York Historical Society. Read more…

Glued to the screen

Body Image: What every parent needs to know about video game addiction, violence, and choice. Read more…

Choosing parenthood

Adoption: One widowed Harlem mother shares her experience adopting a child from South Africa. Read more…

Irish eyes are smiling

Featured Event: New York celebrates the saint from the Emerald Isle with the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Manhattan on March 17. Read more…

Boys left behind

Raising Boys: Parents and educators need to help boys thrive academically and socially. Read more…

Are you raising a leader?

Tips on ways to encourage kids to become motivated and confident self-starters. Read more…

Awaiting true love’s kiss

Featured Event: The Moscow Festival Ballet brings to life the most endearing fairytale, “Sleeping Beauty.” Read more…

Away camps: Letting kids go helps them grow

If you’d like your kids to develop maturity and gain independence, it’s time to start researching sleep-away camps. Read more…

Camp counselor: The perfect job for your teen

Teens: A camp counselor position blends the fun of camp with earning an income and learning life lessons. Read more…

Musician rocks ‘Indie-Hindi’ music

Featured Event: Learn about Indian music from vocalist Falu Shah as she blends her unique sounds of classical Indian music and American pop. Read more…

What pregnant women need to know about Zika

Pregnancy: What pregnant women and their partners need to know about the Zika virus. Read more…

‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’

Featured Event: Enjoy listening to Eric Carle’s great book and visit with the cast of the live show “Eric Carle.” on March 10. Read more…

Starved for an outing?

Nutrition: The host of Potluck with Ali Rosen shares her list of the best Manhattan restaurants for eating out with kids in tow. Read more…

Reflecting our communities

Brooklyn author Zetta Elliott writes about characters of color and the bustling, diverse community she loves. Read more…

Celebrating the culures of Ireland and Africa

Featured Event: Mick Moloney and Lenwood Sloan share the music of Ireland and Africa. Read more…

Egg-cellent fun

Featured Event: Learn about the Ukrainian egg-dyeing method of pysanky on March 5 and take part in an Easter egg hunt on March 19. Read more…

It’s legendary

Featured Event: Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey’s “Legends” razzle dazzles at the Barclays Center now through March 6. Read more…

Dabney and Dad

Dabney and Dad: When you work at home, where is the best place to work? Read more…

‘West Side Story’ at the Knockdown Center

Featured Event: The Somewhere Project presents the classic musical on March 4, 5, and 6. Read more…

Camp thoughts

Letter from the Publisher: There are so many options for children today. Read more…

Fashion plate

New & Noteworthy: The purple and white porcelain print dress from Cute Well-Dressed Kids will ensure she shines at the Easter Egg Hunt. Read more…
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