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Avoid slime burns with these tips from a pediatrician

Avoid slime burns with these tips from a pediatrician

Family Health: Making slime might be a fun fad, but there are good reasons why a parent needs to be supervising the mayhem. Read more…

Heart-rending parent-child role reversal

Medical Issues: As parents grow infirm, their children take on the role of caretakers. Read more…
Featured Event: Get ready to howl at this fun event on Oct. 28. Read more…

Use care when transferring major funds to your children

Ask an Attorney: There are several ways parents can handle Uniform Transfer to Minors Act account monies. Read more…
Featured Event: Children of all ages will enjoy the Halloween magic on Oct. 28. Read more…
Show your kids what all the fuss is about and show them their city on a year-round basis, not just when relatives are visiting. Read more…
Featured Event: Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, with fun activities on Oct. 28. Read more…

Combat stress with healing foods

Combat stress with healing foods

Healthy Living: You are what you eat, and these foods will help your family to mellow out. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Clean skin and a balanced diet can help teens conquer an outbreak of blemishes. Read more…

It’s spooktacular!

It’s spooktacular!

Featured Event: Come rain or shine its the 13th annual Halloween event. Read more…
Family Values: A wiser way to parent is to let your children seek their own path in life, says clinical psychologist Shefali Tsabary. Read more…
Featured Event: Families with children 10 and older will have a ghoulishly good time trying to solve the crime in this fun interactive game on Oct. 21, 27, and 28. Read more…
Education: Tutors offer a wealth of educational resources for students who need remedial work, as well as for those who want academic enrichment and maintenance. Read more…

September’s top finds from Lyss Stern

Manhattan: Skincare products for mom and kids, unique jewelry, and help in the college and private school application processes are great finds for the back-to-school season. Read more…
Travel: These two historic Pennsylvania destinations have a lot to offer vacationing families. Read more…
Featured Event: For the fright of their lives, the New York Botanical Gardens is the place to take your kids this fall season. Read more…
Education: The National Association of Student Councils awarded this specialized high school the 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award. Read more…
Featured Event: Come reap the bounty of the season and enjoy fun activities at the Urban Farm on Oct. 15! Read more…
Three winners of the “Young Innovators to Watch” awards discuss their inventions and plans for the future. Read more…
Featured Event: The artist brings his brand of bilingual education to Flushing on Oct. 14. Read more…
Parties: Planning a bountiful harvest celebration or a creepy crawly Halloween party? Consider these spooktacular craft, game, and food suggestions. Read more…
Featured Event: Children 8 to 12 enjoy a reading from the new novel and fun activities and games. Read more…
Hot Topics: Bullying is still rampant in our schools and communities. So, where are we going wrong? Read more…
Students from Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan take top honors in the annual contest. Read more…
Featured Event: The company presents its fall premier of the classic “Pinocchio,” now through Dec. 17. Read more…

New picture book tackles Halloween jitters

New & Noteworthy: The latest picture book from Cobble Hill, Brooklyn author-illustrator Tad Hills in the precious Duck & Goose series addresses the trepidation of the littlest trick-or-treaters. Read more…

Ward: Teach your children the right way to clean

Behavior Strategies: Cleaning expert Schar Ward has written the book on how to help your child develop a tidying habit that will pay a lifetime of dividends Read more…

Be the city: NYC masks are great DIY costume addition

New & Noteworthy: New collection of eight paper masks from Omy can be colored in and decorated by trick-or-treaters ages 3 and older. Read more…
Featured Event: Children of all ages enjoy this family friendly concert Read more…
Featured Event: Two dynamic groups perform pulsating, rhythm-filled dance routines to get the whole family up and out of their seats on Oct. 8. Read more…
Featured Event: The whole family will enjoy the Oct. 7 procession. Read more…

Nail polish for girls washes off

New & Noteworthy: The new water-and-soap-soluble nail polish from Parisian brand Nailmatic Kids gives girls the fun of a manicure without the chemicals. Read more…

Monster mash-up

New & Noteworthy: James Crowley’s latest novel for tweens features a top-secret government area inhabited by supernatural creatures. Read more…

Kids get creativve at the Creativity Lab

Featured Event: Drop in and explore your creative side at the Brooklyn Museum Read more…

Queens County Farm Museum bursting with fun fall activities

Featured Event: Celebrate the season with mazes, haunted houses, and hay rides all month long. Read more…

It’s hot, hot, hot at Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper Festvial

Featured Event: Get ready for the hottest event in town on Oct. 1. Read more…

Be watchful for new routines and arrangements for your children

Letter from the Publisher: A change of season and a new school year bring the need to make new choices for your family Read more…
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