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How to help kids lose weight

How to help kids lose weight

Nutrition: Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country. There are several ways to help children — and the family — have more healthy eating and exercise habits. Read more…
Loss & Grieving: The second part of our interview with counselor Dr. Anne Klaeysen. Read more…
During the performance on Feb. 24, members of the School of American Ballet will perform favorites from iconic productions. Read more…
The exhibit, on view through April, features art that draws attention to the long and remarkable history of the book. Read more…

Child’s mouth breathing can be misdiagnosed as ADHD

Diagnosis: Children who breathe through their mouths because of a dental issue may be easily misdiagnosed with the disorder. Read more…
Finance: If you’re feeling that you’re behind on saving for your child’s college costs, don’t fret. There are several things you can do to get on track. Read more…
On Feb. 23, kids ages 5 and up can discover how an exhibit is designed and participate in an up-close animal encounter. Read more…

Calling all dog lovers: American Kennel Club opens Museum of the Dog

Pets: The museum houses one of the world’s largest collections of canine fine art. Read more…
Finance: There are lots of ways to keep costs down without sacrificing the quality of family life. Read more…
Calling all budding birdwatchers to help conservation researchers keep track of different bird populations on Feb. 16. Read more…

Continuing the journey towards healthy change

Health: This second part of a series about the book “I Didn’t Cause It, I Can’t Change It,” touches on the type of parenting mistakes many mothers of children with co-occurring disorders make — and what they can do differently. Read more…
Bring your kids to the garden for midwinter school break from Feb. 18 to 20 for activities galore. Read more…

The best Valentine’s Day finds in the city from Lyss Stern

From gifts to shows to romantic dinners and spa days, there’s something for everyone. Read more…

Three commonly asked questions about children’s teeth from pediatric dentist

Health: Here are the three most common questions parents have asked about caring for their young children’s teeth. Read more…
The 143rd annual show will include breed judging at Piers 92/94, with winners advancing to shows at Madison Square Garden on Feb. 11 and 12. Read more…

It’s February, but every month can be a month of love

Holidays: It doesn’t have to be Valentine’s Day to give gifts of love, but having a special day in a cold and often dreary winter month can perk up the whole family. Read more…
The always-engaging film fest on Feb. 2 to 3 will show short films, and hosts activities for kids. Read more…
In honor of Year of the Pig, visitors can meet the zoo’s three piglets on Feb. 2. Read more…

Endangered Species Coalition hosting annual youth art contest

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students can submit their entries by March 1. Read more…

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…
Restaurant Week, Broadway Week, and Must-See Week come together for three weeks of family fun in the city. 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…

What to do when motherhood doesn’t turn out to be your idea of perfect

Special Needs: Motherhood is a roller coaster ride of ups and downs. So here are some tips when you feel your ride is not what you expected. 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…
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