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Giving thanks for a new baby stroller, parenting book, and personal chef

Schooling: Fabulous Finds has found the perfect stroller for holiday trips with tots, a book full of parenting tips from NFL coaches and stars, and the number for a time-saving personal chef service. Read more…

Work diligently to correct your child’s reading problems

Therapies: With patience and hard work, parents can help their children overcome their reading difficulties. Read more…

Choose your words carefully

Schooling: The words parents use to raise, discipline, and educate their children can have a significant effect on their behavior and development. Read more…
Family Values: A wiser way to parent is to let your children seek their own path in life, says clinical psychologist Shefali Tsabary. Read more…
Education: Tutors offer a wealth of educational resources for students who need remedial work, as well as for those who want academic enrichment and maintenance. Read more…
Education: The National Association of Student Councils awarded this specialized high school the 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award. Read more…
Featured Event: Children 8 to 12 enjoy a reading from the new novel and fun activities and games. Read more…

Kids get creativve at the Creativity Lab

Featured Event: Drop in and explore your creative side at the Brooklyn Museum Read more…

Is cursive making a comeback after disappearing from curriculums?

Education: Educators weigh the pros and cons of teaching cursive handwriting, and the debate has revealed some fascinating research about how kids learn. Read more…
Education: Multisensory techniques that use sight, hearing, touch, and movement lead to more efficient and effective learning. Read more…

Parents should be vigilant about their children’s smartphone use

Sleep: Experts say smartphone abuse can have a negative impact on school performance. Read more…
Homework: When it comes to helping kids with homework, asking the right questions is more important than knowing all the answers. Read more…

Considering after-school programs? Choose wisely

Child Development: From sports to academic tutoring, there’s a wide range of extracurricular options for school-age children. Read more…

End of summer and beginning of the new school year

Letter from the Publisher: Wishing families all the best as the kids head back to the classroom. Read more…

Operation Backpack outfits kids with supplies and confidence

Education: In time for new academic year, the Volunteers of America-Greater New York is collecting 20,000 backpacks filled with school supplies which they will distribute to children in grades pre-K through 12 who are living in homeless shelters. Read more…
Schooling: What you need to know about Early Intervention, Individualized Education Programs, and special education for young children. Read more…
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