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Financial lessons learned from the Great Recession

Finance: The 2007–08 stock market crash left an indelible mark on the psyche of investors, but it also provided good lessons on when to buy and sell out of the market. Read more…
Featured Event: The story, in dance, of Japanese pioneer Omoto Tannaker, performed by Vangeline Theater on May 24, 25, and 26. Read more…

Six things to stop fighting about with your kids — now!

Healthy Living: We all have subjects that need revisiting where our kids are concerned, and there are useful ways to stomp out the frustration. Read more…

‘Amelia and her Paper Tigers’ lands at Waterfront Museum Barge

Featured Event: This fun interactive play about the life of Amelia Earhart teaches and inspires kids of all ages. Read more…

‘Dye’ worrying: Artistic daughter’s dabbling with food coloring has this dad on edge

Family Values: Jessie performs all sorts of experiments using various liquids, soaps, condiments, and, the one that gives me the most stress — food coloring. Read more…

Discussion vs. discipline: Five practical parenting tips about setting limits

Discipline: A parent’s job is to teach children through limits while modeling healthy ways to deal with any frustrations that come up in response. Read more…

Learn to ride a bike at Shoelace Park

Featured Event: Kids ages 5 and up get a chance to learn to ride a two-wheeler on May 19. Read more…
Featured Event: Don’t miss the performance of empowering female expression on May 17, 18, and 19. Read more…

Remembering our strength: From one strong mama to another

Working Moms: Most moms don’t give themselves nearly enough credit for what they do each and every day. When they advocate for themselves, they set a powerful example for their children. Read more…
Featured Event: Childen can learn about sheep, wool, and springtime on May 12. Read more…
Self-care: This list of notes-to-self will remind you how to take care of yourself in the short run, so you can better take care of your whole family in the long run. Read more…

It’s ‘Jazz Land’ at the Harlem School of the Arts

Featured Event: Celebreate the school with this eclectic performance of dance and song weekends from May 11 to 20. Read more…

‘Autism Uncensored:’ Mom tells son’s story in autobiography

Therapies: Whitney Ellenby had high expectations for her first son, Zack. But her perfectly controlled world soon unraveled when she noticed that something with Zack was not quite typical. Read more…

Mother’s Day bouquet: Flower workshop at Queens Botanical Garden

Featured Event: Create a beautiful arrangement at the workshop on May 12. Read more…

‘The Jungle Book’ takes the stage at Puppetworks

Featured Event: All ages will enjoy this marionette production of Rudyard Kipling’s work now through Aug. 19. Read more…

Songs about motherhood

New & Noteworthy: Singer-songwriter Cheri Magill’s third album, “Tour Guide,” is inspired by the wild ride that is parenting. Read more…

Smart musical ‘Geniuses’ at TADA Youth Theater

Featured Event: Super-smart kids sneak into an elite school and uncover a take-over plot in this musical now through May 20. Read more…

High-flying fun: Lift Off kite festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Featured Event: Watch kites soar above the Manhattan skyline and enjoy hands-on activities on May 5. Read more…
Sports: Simple preparations parents can make for the unexpected and keep young athletes focused on enjoying the game. Read more…

Pick up a brush: Community mural painting at MS 354

Featured Event: Help paint a mural at the school on May 5. Read more…

Meet ‘Bob’ at the Thalia Kids Book Club

Featured Event: Teens and tweens meet with children’s lit authors Rebecca Stead and Wendy Mass and their new novel, “Bob,” on May 6. Read more…
New & Noteworthy: This Etsy artist transforms your child’s artwork or photography into a unique pendant for a gift that’s sure to be treasured by a special caregiver. Read more…

Viva DIY: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with fun craft ideas

Parties: How to make a serape, pinata, and more for your family’s Cinco de Mayo celebration this May 5. Read more…
Featured Event: Teens can get creative at this free art-making class on May 4 and 18. Read more…

Struttin’ with Some Barbecue: Fund-raiser to keep the Brooklyn Music School Jazz Department bopping

Featured Event: The school presents an afternoon of jazz and barbecue to benefit the jazz department on May 6. Read more…

Purr-fect story: Kat ponders music’s power

New & Noteworthy: A new picture book by Manhattan author-illustrator Greg Foley, “Kat Writes a Song,” charms readers with its notable feline. Read more…

‘Addy & Uno’ at Theatre Row a celebration of differences

Featured Event: This puppet musical is a tale of friendship and competition. Read more…

Inspiring: Performers showcase their talents at Just Be Inspired at LIU

Featured Event: All ages are inspired by performers of all ages in this showcase on May 4. Read more…

True blue: Khloe’s maternity wear hugs the curves

New & Noteworthy: Khloe Kardashian’s Good American line of maternity denim is made with curvaceous mamas-to-be in mind. Read more…
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