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Sexual assault is typical behavior for boys? Calling on men for a #NotMe movement

Politics: To prevent future generations from belonging to the #MeToo Movement, we must hear from men who denounce sexual assault in high school — and anywhere else. Read more…

Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Featured Event: Children of all ages enjoy this annual tradition on Nov. 22 that signals the start of the holiday season. Read more…
Media: “Let’s Go Luna!” is a new show, featuring the voice of Judy Greer (Showtime’s “Kidding”), which helps kids learn to appreciate our planet and all of the people and cultures who share it. Read more…
Featured Event: Children of all ages will be enchanted by this charming version of the timeless classic on Nov. 17. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Many of us get excited for the special meals that come with the holiday season. But how many of us stop to consider the importance of keeping these foods safe? Read more…

‘Sleepover’ at TADA Youth Theater

Featured Event: ‘Sleepover,’ weekends from Nov. 16 to Dec. 2, tackles the tough issues of tween-hood. Read more…

Why victims of sexual harassment don’t speak up — and how to change that

Safety: There are a variety of reasons why women report — and don’t report — when they are sexually harassed or assaulted. Here are tips on what to do if it happens to you or your child. Read more…
Featured Event: The best children’s performers take the audience on a fantastical journey through song, dance, and audience participation in these weekly shows running now through Dec. 15. Read more…

Nifty November finds from Lyss Stern

This month, try a mommy time out in a salt room and check out the new show “One Woman Sex and the City.” Read more…

Thanksgiving is more than just a feast

Holidays: Make your Turkey Day extra special, by encouraging your children to join you in a Turkey Trot, serving meals to the needy, and cherishing each other. Read more…

Pros and cons of homeschooling kids with special needs

Schooling: Important benefits and drawbacks to think about if your are considering homeschooling your child with special needs. Read more…
Featured Event: Join Kermit and friends on a trip to Manhattan in this fun caper, playing on Nov. 11. Read more…

Explore Puerto Rico’s poetry at Poesia Negroide at Bronx Music Heritage Center

Featured Event: Rhythmic poetry is explored through spoken word and film on Nov. 10. Read more…

Learn Native American games at Kissena Park

Featured Event: Join the rangers for a day of fun and games on Nov. 10. Read more…
Featured Event: Kids of all ages will love these family-friendly concerts at Brooklyn Bowl on Nov. 11 and 25. Read more…

Feast or family: Cousins team up to escape adults in Thanksgiving caper

New & Noteworthy: Author-illustrator Mark Fearing’s children’s book reminds us what it’s like to be a kid among the extended family — and the importance of cousins. Read more…

Dan Zanes’s House Party at Books Are Magic

Featured Event: You are invited to this party with the children’s artist and musical guest Claudia Eliaza on Nov. 10 Read more…

Living History Veterans Day Weekend at New-York Historical Society

Featured Event: Children celebrate Veterans Day at the museum by learning about the African-American soldiers that have served America through different wars. Read more…

Elect to play BINGO

New & Noteworthy: As the midterm elections draw near, have a family game night with Eeboo’s United States Geography Bingo and learn more about the United States’ geographical regions, industries, and more. Read more…
Finance: The hip-hop artist and college-planning company stopped in Queens as part of a national tour to tell students about the importance of financial literacy and invite them to apply for Sallie Mae’s scholarship. Read more…

Warm bear hugs: Koala soothes kids’ aches, fears

New & Noteworthy: When a child is sick, injured, or even afraid of the dark, versatile Thermal-Aid Zoo animals can soothe them with cold or heat therapy. Read more…
Featured Event: Revelers enjoy a workshop and learn about the celebration of life and death through music and dance on Nov. 4. Read more…

Thankful for this 3-D puzzle: Plus-Plus’ turkey is a fun pastime

New & Noteworthy: Kids and kidults will be grateful to play with this terrific toy in a tube; it’s a great Thanksgiving favor idea. Read more…
Featured Event: The classic play by Samuel Beckett is presented by the Druid Theater Company of Ireland from Nov. 2 through Nov. 13. Read more…

Hands on History: Make your own rag rug at King Manor Museum

Featured Event: Children learn all about history and decorating at this event that pairs history with arts and crafts on Nov. 3. Read more…

‘Fox Fables’ at 14th Street Y

Featured Event: Aesop’s Fables come to life with this production on Nov. 3 and 4. Read more…

Thoughts for families and Thanksgiving

Letter from the Publisher: The month for pumpkin spice, sweet potato pie, and roasted veggies is here. Read more…

Knowing the difference between appendicitis and a stomach bug

Knowing the difference between appendicitis and a stomach bug

Family Health: Being aware of the specific symptoms of appendicitis can help you get the attention your child needs as quickly as possible. Read more…

Making parenting decisions together is the most effective solution to solving screen time debate

Family Values: What’s more important than any rules your house has on kids’ screen time habits is that you, as parents, make and enforce the rules together. Read more…

Best ‘Kind’ of lunchbox snack

Nutrition: The Kind Kids bars have 25 percent less sugar than the leading kids’ granola bar. Read more…
Family Values: I had my kids young — incredibly young, and I am incredibly glad that I did. Read more…

Introducing studying techniques to first-time test-taker

Tips from a Teacher: Here are some tips to teach study skills to elementary-aged children. Read more…

Halloween trick-or-treating safety tips

Safety: Here are a few things to keep in mind before heading out the door this Halloween. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Minimally processed forms of produce — those frozen, dried, or canned — are as healthful as fresh and sometimes even more so. Read more…
Featured Event: It’s thrills, chills, and more at this spookfest on Oct. 28. Read more…
Featured Event: Don those costumes and get ready for a autumnal fun at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden on Oct. 27. Read more…
Featured Event: This year’s festival on Oct. 27 is inspired by Fet Gede, the Haitian Festival of the Ancestors. Read more…

Micro-poems for short people: Discover a new children’s book featuring haiku

“H is for Haiku: A Treasury of Haiku From A to Z” introduces the poetry of Sydell Rosenberg to a new generation of young readers. Read more…
Healthy Living: The abrupt hormonal changes after pregnancy and delivery can be responsible for the postpartum blues, but it can also cause postpartum thyroiditis. Read more…

Chop, slurp, laugh

New & Noteworthy: The funny, lavishly illustrated cookbook from the editors at Delish.com provides plenty of dinner inspiration for reluctant cooks. Read more…
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