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Six things to stop fighting about with your kids — now!

Healthy Living: We all have subjects that need revisiting where our kids are concerned, and there are useful ways to stomp out the frustration. Read more…

‘Dye’ worrying: Artistic daughter’s dabbling with food coloring has this dad on edge

Family Values: Jessie performs all sorts of experiments using various liquids, soaps, condiments, and, the one that gives me the most stress — food coloring. Read more…

Discussion vs. discipline: Five practical parenting tips about setting limits

Discipline: A parent’s job is to teach children through limits while modeling healthy ways to deal with any frustrations that come up in response. Read more…

Preparing your child for the arrival of a new baby

Family Health: It’s important to talk with your children about what to expect when you’re expecting. 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…

Love is a behavior: Building loving habits in your family

Family Values: What actions do you take to show your kids you love them? Read more…
Healthy Living: Whether it’s to relieve stress, encourage cleaning up or exercising, using music as a backdrop can be beneficial for you and your children. Read more…
Featured Event: The annual Spooktacular fundraiser features a monster playground, furry creatures on skateboards, jellyfish on Coney Island roller coasters and skyscrspers full of grumpy gremlins! Read more…
Family Issues: As negative stories bearing bad news about the bad deeds of bad men continue to emerge, there are good men bearing good messages who should be recognized. Read more…

Think before you speak — verbally or digitally

Family Issues: Words, whether spoken or written in online posts or blogs, can be misinterpreted and do damage, so be careful. Read more…
Featured Event: ‘La Belle Lost in the World of Automaton,’ is the classic story of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ played out in the engine room of a 1920s steam ship. Read more…

‘The Perfect Monster’ invades a stage in Midtown

Featured Event: The tale of Sybil, a science nerd on a mission to find a ‘perfect’ friend, will fascinate audiences at TADA! Youth Theater. Read more…

Be vigilant about food allergies in your children

Allergies: Food allergies in children are on the rise, doubling in the past decade, to the point that one in every 13 children under age 18 has a food allergy. Read more…
Featured Event: Families can spend a day immersed in the historic Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum, doing a variety of hands-on activities, including scavenger hunts and artifact exploration. Read more…

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

When the temperature plummets, beware of frostbite!

Family Health: Children are more susceptible to frostbite than adults, so take extra care to protect their extremities in frigid weather, and know how to treat it, if it does occur. Read more…
Schooling: Good homework habits should be fostered early, with parents setting a productive study environment and monitoring their children’s work — but never stepping in and doing it themselves. Read more…
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