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Teens

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…

Young parent, what’s in YOUR fridge?

Good Sense Eating: Moms and dads share how they feed their kids now and how they plan to serve up healthier meals in the new year. 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…
Therapies: There are many issues and emotions to be worked through when adopting an adolescent; learn what you can from therapists and other specialists BEFORE bringing the child into your family circle. Read more…
Featured Event: Children can explore the life and legacy of the late civil rights activist in a creative way in the Museum’s Craft Room. Read more…
Featured Event: Freedom Songs and Stories from across the globe honor the life and legacy of the civil rights leader at the Lefferts Historic Homestead. Read more…
Featured Event: El Museu del Barrio is the culmination of ther El Dia de los Tres Reyes Magos parade along El Barrio’s streets on Jan. 5 Read more…

‘Love’ is in the air at Books are Magic

Featured Event: Author Matt de la Pena and illustrator Loren Long share their new picture book “Love” in readings at the Carroll Gardens bookstore on Jan. 9 Read more…
Featured Event: There’s fun galore for families who explore art, techniques and more at the drop-in Creativity Lab, Sundays at the Brooklyn Museum Read more…
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