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Featured Event: Enjoy a performance of stepping — intricate, synchronized patters of stomp, claps, and kicks — on April 28. Read more…

Slow down and enjoy parenting

Slow down and enjoy parenting

Family Values: Enjoy each stage of your child’s life with these tips. Read more…
Featured Event: Enjoy the blooms and celebrate Japanese culture at the beloved event on April 28 and 29. Read more…
Featured Event: Raise funds and for your favorite animal or species at the annual event on April 28. Read more…
Featured Event: See Alice in a whole new light at the Florence Gould Hall on April 28 and 29. Read more…

Tuffy Tiger hosts Family Day in Park Slope

Featured Event: Enjoy a fun day with activities, games, and Tuffy Tiger on April 28. Read more…

Holocaust Stories Infuse B’nai Mitzvah Ceremonies with Meaning

Bar & Bat Mitzvahs: If you are planning a bar or bat mitzvah consider including the Twin with a Survivor program courtesy of the White Plains-based Holocaust and Human Rights Education Center in your ceremony. The program offers a profoundly meaningful option for children to learn about the Holocaust and have a personal connection to Holocaust surviivors in thei community. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Eating a variety of natural foods, playing outside, and avoiding over sanitization can boost our digestive tract, leading to less allergies, asthma, and other inflammatory disease. Read more…

Five emotional sticking points of parenting a special-needs child

Self-care: When a parent’s emotions are not addressed properly, they can become obstacles in the process of raising his child and can be detrimental in moving forward with appropriate strategies and therapies. Read more…

Problems with misbehavior? Dr. Marcie Beigel’s ‘Love Your Family Again’ could be the solution

Discipline: Dr. Beigel’s new book is a reference guide for families whenever misbehavior arises. Read more…

Stomp, clap, and sing with Little Miss Ann and Suzi Shelton

Featured Event: Rock out with the children’s performers at the Brooklyn Public Library’s Central Branch on April 24. Read more…

Viva Earth Day

New & Noteworthy: Look no farther than Mister G’s eighth children’s album, “Mundo Verde/Green World” for a bilingual soundtrack to your 2018 Earth Day celebration. Read more…

New to the stock market?: Five things first-time investors need to know

Finance: Here are five important tips you should consider when investing. Read more…
Featured Event: Celebrate Mother Earth and learn how to recycle, reuse, and take care of our planet at the April 21 event. Read more…
Featured Event: Enjoy live entertainment, crafts, and more at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Randall’s Island Park on April 21. Read more…

The big bad web: Ensuring your child is safe online

The internet is a fantastic tool that has changed the world in many great ways; however, as with many things in life, the web has a sinister side. Here are some tips to ensure your child is never exposed to those dangers. Read more…
Healthy Living: Periods don’t have to be such a pain. Read more…

Connect with locals moms with NY Parenting’s Facebook group

Join our social media sisterhood to find mothers in your neighborhood. Read more…

Journey back to ‘The Island’ in ‘Islandborn’ reading

Featured Event: Author Junot Diaz signs and reads from his debut children’s picture book on April 13 at the United Palace Theater. Read more…

Charge it?: Think twice before putting these five things on your credit card

Finance: You can use a credit card to pay for just about anything, but that doesn’t mean you should. Read more…
Featured Event: The local kindie rock sensation shares new music with children on April 14. Read more…

Flying under the radar: Autism underdiagnosed in girls

Diagnosis: So-called “higher-functioning” autistic women are relatively rare birds. And the reason for this, says guest columnist Sally J. Pla, is that she believes they can reach adulthood undiagnosed. Read more…
Safety: This month we examine our need to share and how to teach our teens to share safely. Read more…

Rocket Park Mini Golf blasts off at New York Hall of Science

Featured Event: Children will learn about more than just golf at this nine-hole miniature course now through October. Read more…
Hot Topics: Teachers must observe and ask questions until they get to the possible root of a student’s bad behavior. Read more…

The best April finds a la Lyss Stern

Amazing explosion cakes, cowboy fun at Johnny Utah’s, and a pod to enjoy your child’s game regardless of the weather. Read more…

Products to help prevent sexual assault

Safety: Proceeds from the sales of a pepper spray case and personal alarm will be used to advocate against sexual violence and help protect survivors. Read more…

Jumper for joy

New & Noteworthy: JoJo Maman Bebe’s must-have spring collection features a blue feathered friend on their sunshine yellow jumper and cardigan. Read more…
Featured Event: Children will enjoy this version of the classic fairy tale performing this month. Read more…
Movies: Sci-fi buffs, as well as devotees of the original book by Madeleine L’Engle, won’t want to miss this Disney adaptation. Read more…

Paleo humor

New & Noteworthy: You’ve tried the Paleo Diet, now expose your dino-mite kids to some paleo humor with Artie Bennett’s new joke book, “The Universe’s Greatest Dinosaur Jokes and Pre-Hysteric Puns.” Read more…

Sewn into history: Make your own crazy quilt square at King Manor Museum

Featured Event: Children will have fun learning about history and creating a fun project at this crafting event on April 7. Read more…
Featured Event: Children 3 years and older are sure to enjoy this adventure weekends from April 7 to April 29. Read more…
Featured Event: Children soar up, up, and away in this joyous production of balloons, kites, and soaring tricks, now through April 15. Read more…
Featured Event: School is out, so get outside and search for clues in this scavenger hunt on April 6. Read more…

Kid power: This country’s children are standing up to demand change

Letter from the Publisher: However divided adults might be about gun violence, kids across this nation are determined to end it. Read more…
Finance: These savings plans have many advantages to save for higher education, and are designed to allow parents or others to maintain more control of the money deposited into the account. Read more…

Basketball safety: Preventing injuries on and off the court

Basketball safety: Preventing injuries on and off the court

Family Health: Basketball can be fun to play and great exercise, but the game is also a contact sport, and injuries frequently occur. Many injuries can be prevented if players follow the rules of the game, train correctly, and play in safe environments. Read more…

Ready for camp? How to tell if your child is ready

Campers: How do you know when it’s the right time to send your child to camp? Read more…
Behavior: When it feels as if your child is looking for ways to make you yell at him, chances are, he is! Read more…

Jon Burgerman’s ‘Rhyme Crime’ delightful read for kids

Children ages 3 to 5 will love using the story’s rhyming pattern to guess what the crook will steal next. Read more…

All about aquafaba: Water found in cans of beans makes excellent egg replacement

Good Sense Eating: Aquafaba is a fantastic ingredient for vegans, those with egg allergies, and food waste prevention advocates. Read more…

The power of journaling

Whether we are recounting special events or walking ourselves through painful moments, getting the words out on paper is liberating. Read more…
Featured Event: Meet Whiskers the Bunny, dance the bunny hop, and hunt for eggs at the Queens County Farm Museum on March 31. Read more…
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