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The recession hits hopes for higher education

Our children have a new hurdle on their way to getting into their dream schools — the economic downturn. Read more…

Maximizer or minimizer?

Our Relationships: Every couple has a partner in each role. Read more…

Symptons of possible vision problems

The College of Optometrists in Vision Development designed this chart for parents and teachers to identify symptoms of possible vision problems. Read more…

Teen with terrific tresses takes timid first step

Cinematters: Your children can learn about overcoming fears with a movie night featuring Disney’s “Tangled.” Read more…

Twice the advice

Twice the Advice: Advice columnists weigh in on everything from a son’s lack of interest in sports to a daughter not being invited to prom. Read more…

Here’s looking at you, kid

If a child struggling in school, he could have an undiagnosed vision problem. Read more…

Work from the top down

Simple things you can do to help your child learn about her brain functions and you may trigger an interest in the sciences. Read more…

Graduating to sleep-away camp

How do you pick your child’s first sleep-away camp? Read more…

Tantrum conundrum

Parents Helping Parents: Coping tips for when your agreeable son becomes moody and unreasonable. Read more…

‘Special’ advice

Newly revised book for parents of special needs kids offers important tips and tools for getting the most from the public school system. Read more…

March it figures

Food facts and rating amusement park rides. Read more…

Bonding with teens 101

Here are 10 ways to connect when you feel your teen may be drifting away. Read more…

Being smart about the risks of Smartphones

Growing Up Online: Kids want smartphones, but, like other technologies, there are risks that go along with the rewards. Here’s some you should know about. Read more…

Love at first byte

New & Noteworthy: Help your 2 to 4-year-old get a headstart with My Own Leaptop, a personalized toy laptop from LeapFrog. Read more…

Tutu cute

New & Noteworthy: Your baby will be impossibly adorable in this fun tutu and matching headband. Read more…

‘Maid’ to order

New & Noteworthy: “Maid Marian Muffins” is a colorful new children’s book for the tech savvy. Read more…

Bring in this funk

New & Noteworthy: Groove to this new children’s CD, “Groove Kid Nation: The Wheels on the Bus.” Read more…

The tiger wars

Examining author Amy Chua’s strict parenting style. Read more…

Tee is for trendy OR T is for trendy

New & Noteworthy: Soft Clothing launches new line of artist-designed T-shirts. Read more…

Constipation in children happens

Good Sense Eating: Keep it from being chronic with these easy diet tips. Read more…

Mommy cries at the camp bus

Divorce and education

Who makes decisions for your children when you’re no longer together? Read more…

Skip naptime for this

Featured Event: Justin Roberts and his Not Ready for Naptime Players play Symphony Space on March 26. Read more…

The house that Louis built

Legendary musician Louis Armstrong made his home in Queens, and this historic landmark is now open to visitors who can check out the jazz great’s informal recordings, mirrored bathroom and more! Read more…

Ten questions to ask when researching a summer camp

How do you decide which summer camp is best for your family? Read more…

What I think it means to be a dad

Newbie Dad: Our columnist answers the question he is most often asked by readers. Read more…

Home alone

Lions and Tigers and Teens: How do you know if your teen can be left on her own? Read more…

Choosing artificial insemination

One Queens woman knew she wanted to be a mother, but she was not in a relationship and time was running out. Read more…
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