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Teens

Finance: Planning for college costs is an ongoing process, and one simple mistake or oversight could ruin years of savings and careful planning. 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…

Putting students in office: Teens in Politics helps kids find internships

Politics: The organization helps high schoolers start their journey in government. Read more…
Sleep: Sleep is crucial to adolescents’ well-being. Researchers have found that a later start time can have many benefits for high-school students. Until then, here are tips parents can heed right now to help their student put their best foot forward. Read more…

Flashback to the ’80s

Technology: Technology can have its downfalls, but I’m envious of all the ways my teen has it better than I did growing up. Read more…

Demands on today’s preteens and teens different from our experiences

Letter from the Publisher: New pressures, new realities, and, of course, being kids in a major and busy metropolis all add their effects to what used to be innocent times in one’s growth. Read more…
Good Sense Eating: Whether you’re just beginning your parental journey or you’ve already got a couple of children, you may have questions about your child’s diet. Read more…

Preprare for an emegency: Important documents for parental access to college-age child’s healthcare info

Ask an Attorney: Parents may face challenges trying to help their child in an emergency at college if they do not have a healthcare proxy or power of attorney. Read more…

Dove Self-Esteem Project helping girls embrace their own beauty

Raising Girls: With the help of Debbie Allen and Shonda Rhimes, the company’s initiative is encouraging girls to have confidence in themselves. Read more…
Family Values: Assisting in your child’s classroom will help your student as much as his teacher. Read more…

Talking to your kids about illicit drug use

Safety: Reports about the ongoing opioid epidemic have saturated the news lately, leaving parents baffled as to why smart, well-adjusted kids are turning to heroin to get high. 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…
Schooling: As public schools continue to struggle with restructuring, families are choosing to educate their children in Catholic schools in increasing numbers 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…
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…
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