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Elementary

A ‘Dragon’ book signing at Thalia Kids Book Club

Featured Event: Children 8 to 12 enjoy a reading from the new novel and fun activities and games. Read more…

Ward: Teach your children the right way to clean

Behavior Strategies: Cleaning expert Schar Ward has written the book on how to help your child develop a tidying habit that will pay a lifetime of dividends Read more…

Kids get creativve at the Creativity Lab

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

Take extra care preparing your child’s school lunches

Safety: Safe food handling and packing can guard against bacteria that cause food-borne illness. 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…

Bed-wetting: How old is too old?

Family Health: Is 6 years old too old to still be having nighttime accidents? Read more…

Can I get a volunteer?: How kids benefit from serving their community

Family Values: Kids find that they get back more than they give through volunteering. Read more…

A Cinderella samba

Featured Event: The famous fairy tale has a whole new twist! Read more…

A pox on the party: Chicken pox parties dangerous for kids

Family Health: How should you respond to an invitation for a “pox party”? Read more…

Heroic duo: Two new books are filled with inspiring profiles

The Book Worm: Give your 8- to 14-year-old “The Book of Heroes” by Crispin Boyer and “The Book of Heroines” by Stephanie Warren Drimmer for pages full of inspirational people he or she can look up to. Read more…

Laura Duksta’s ‘I’ll Hug You More’ is the perfect bedtime story

Pre-Schoolers: Your 4- to 8-year-old will love the sweet story filled with affection in “I’ll Hug You More” by Laura Duksta. Read more…

Find your childcare bliss

Working Moms: Some tips to help families navigate the nanny search. Read more…

Children and frostbite: When to be concerned

Family Health: As long as you take the proper precautions, children can have all the wintertime fun they want. Read more…

How to teach children to clean up their toys

Holidays: Today is the day you start teaching your kids how to pick up their messes. Read more…

Psychologist says mom’s voice heals better than text

Healthy Living: A study found that young girls who talked to their mothers in person or on the phone experienced a drop in the stress hormone cortisol. Read more…

New year, new you

Raising Girls: The new year is your chance to write a beautiful story for yourself and your family. Read more…
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