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Cold weather safety: Recognizing the signs of frostbite in an infant, and how to treat it

Cold weather safety: Recognizing the signs of frostbite in an infant, and how to treat it

Family Health: Exposing an infant or toddler to extremely cold temperatures can be a serious health risk. Read more…

‘Underground Heroes: New York Transit in Comics’

This New York Transit Museum exhibit shows the starring role the city’s transit system has played in numerous comics and graphic novels. Read more…

Welcome winter with Mil’s Trills concert

A super-fun musical celebration of the season at ShapeShifter Lab on Jan. 27. Read more…
Ask an Attorney: Understanding the purposes of life insurance and what to consider when purchasing it. Read more…

Library card sign up at Riverdale Library

Little bookworms can get their library cards and listen to stories and play on Jan. 30. Read more…

Welcome winter with Colombian music at Flushing Town Hall

The season opening party on Jan. 26 will feature La Cumbiamba eNeYe. Read more…

‘Emily Brown and the Thing’ a scream-worthy performance

Emily has to help the Thing find his friend so they can all get some sleep. Read more…

Overcoming people-pleasing to stand up for my kids

Just Write Mom: Through practice I learned to speak up for my kids and myself — and it continues to be a work in progress. Read more…

Find out ‘How Many Zombies Are Too Many Zombies?’ at New York Hall of Science

Tiny scientists will answer this question in this daily showing throughout January and February. Read more…

Stories and art at Wave Hill’s Eric Carle celebration

Hear several of the author’s work before doing an art project on Jan. 26 and 27. Read more…

Explaining death and loss to young children and teens

Loss & Grieving: Guidance for parents about how to broach this sensitive topic to help children deal with loss, whether it’s in their family or in their city. Read more…

A touching tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Pay tribute to Dr. King at BAM’s 33rd annual Brooklyn Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 21. Read more…

B is for bagels: ‘My First Jewish Baby Book’ an alphabetical introduction to Judaism

Family Values: Julie Merberg’s board book is perfect for little ones ages 0 to 3. Read more…

Honoring activism at Museum of the City of New York

The exhibit on Jan. 21 honors those who have done great feats of activism in our city. Read more…

MLK Day in Prospect Park

The Lefferts Historic House will host an afternoon of storytelling and song on Jan. 21. Read more…

Thomas the Tank Engine rolls into New York Botanical Garden

The lovable engine stars in this part sing-along performance from Jan. 5 to 28. Read more…
Activities: Narrow down your choices of dance studios by considering your child’s unique interests. Read more…
Nutrition: Some people love breakfast, while others are not hungry when they wake up. But it’s crucial all members of the family have a balanced meal in the morning. Read more…

Easy tips to feng shui your child’s bedroom

Healthy Living: The design and decor of a child’s room can help promote better sleep and a sense of harmony within themselves. Read more…
Family Values: One mom makes time for culinary adventures in the midst of new motherhood Read more…

Don’t skip on nutrient-rich white plant foods in favor of more coloful veggies

Good Sense Eating: Cauliflower, bananas, potatoes, and parsnips are just a few of nutritious foods. Read more…

Authors of ‘I Didn’t Cause It, I Can’t Change It’ profile moms of kids with co-occurring disorders

Mental Health: The book explores the world of mothers who are helping their children cope with their disorders. Read more…

How to keep elementary school kids motivated the entire school year

Family Values: By January, the thrill of a new school year has worn off and kids start to drag their feet as they return to school for the second semester. How do you keep kids motivated to finish the school year strong? Read more…

January in the city

Letter from the Publisher: This month we’re featuring stories about staying healthy in the cold months, experiencing mid-year blues, and our special school open houses section. Read more…
Elementary: In A City Full Of Education Options, Religious Schools Make The Case For Infusing Faith Into Learning Read more…

Great finds for the new year from Lyss Stern

Fabulyss Finds: Make this your year with a great workout to make you feel your best, comfy shoes you’ll love, easy fruit and veggie shopping, top physical therapists, and the perfect mom’s night out show. Read more…
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