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Family Issues

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…
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…

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Student loans: Until death do us part?

Ask an Attorney: College students in the United States have amassed a record amount of loan debt, that can be forgiven only in death — and only under certain circumstances. 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: Queens Botanical Garden hosts ‘Allergic to Salad’, a farm-to-table cooking experience offering healthy cuisine alternatives 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…
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…
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…

Resolve to do better financially in the new year

Family Issues: To make the most of your money and finances, make some concrete, achievable resolutions as soon as 2018 begins — and stick to them. 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: Children can bring their favorite teddy bear or doll to the historic venue and learn about life in the 1830s. 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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