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Nutrition

Sugarplum madness: Help your family handle weighty holiday temptations

Good Sense Eating: Keep your children — and yourself! — from gaining pounds this holiday season. Read more…

Baby food for thought

Babies: You’ve consulted all the books, logged onto websites, and asked your friends — but you’ve still got nagging questions about feeding your baby safely, and no one seems to have the answer. Until now. Read more…

Five tips for alleviating holiday stress

The thought of having to get shopping, cooking, and cleaning done — not to mention visiting in-laws — can leave anyone feeling frazzled around the holidays. Here are some ways to reduce your holiday stress. Read more…

How do I know if my child has a food allergy?

Family Health: Our expert weighs in on what is a food allergy and it differs from food intolerance. Read more…

Museum update: Francis returns and much more!

Featured Event: November is full of fun for all ages at the Staten Island Children’s Museum. Read more…

Better than brioche

Better than brioche

New & Noteworthy: “The Little Bitty Bakery,” a new book illustrated by Brooklyn’s own Betsy Lewin, is a delicious story about friendship. Plus, a video featuring our tiny chef concocting the recipe included in his new favorite tome! Read more…

Is hiding veggies wrong, or just deliciously smart?

Good Sense Eating: Is sneaking an extra serving of vegetables into your children’s meals misleading or helpful? Read more…

Earthly delights

Earthly delights

Introduce your kids to the wonders of gardening and healthy foods with kids classes at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Read more…

It figures

From bewitching bits to food facts, here are some October tidbits. Read more…

Frightful news about Halloween candy

Frightful news about Halloween candy

ADHD: Your children’s temper tantrums and moodiness after Halloween could be due to synthetic food dyes and additives in candy. Read more…

Stepping up to the ‘Plate

Good Sense Eating: Forget the food pyramid, there’s a new and improved symbol to help us understand what’s healthy. Read more…
Featured Event: Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Chile Pepper Fiesta returns on Oct. 1 with a full slate of bands, circus masters and more. Read more…
New & Noteworthy: TerraCycle puts food packaging to good use by turning it into products you can use for school. Read more…

Smart choices

Smart choices

Good Sense Eating: Starting your child on a healthful diet in utero and the toddler years can boost brain power later. Read more…

Back to school!

Back to school!

Family Health: Transitioning from the swimming pool to the study hall can be tough, but with a few tips you can help your children be prepared and excited to head back to the classroom. Read more…
Education: Before that school bell rings, it’s time to think about your child’s physical well-being. Read more…
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