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Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED February: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

The Hottest Baby Names of 2017

The Hottest Baby Names of 2017

What are the hottest baby names of 2017, those that our friends at Nameberry see getting cooler, trendier, and a lot more visible in the year ahead?

Natural Parenting Convention to Debut in New York City Next Month

Natural Parenting Convention to Debut in New York City Next Month

MommyCon, the nation's largest natural parenting convention, will debut in New York City on March 25.

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Laurie Hollman Ph. D. is a psychoanalyst who recently wrote the book Unlocking Parental Intelligence.

Teaching Kids Consent

Teaching Kids Consent

How to talk to children, tweens, and teens about consent and establishing their own boundaries

Adulting 101: Preparing Kids for the Real World

Adulting 101: Preparing Kids for the Real World

How to get your children ready for the real world—while they're still young

Parenting Lessons from the Obamas

Parenting Lessons from the Obamas

How they modeled good parenting despite the pressures of life in the White House

100 Best Baby Names of 2017

100 Best Baby Names of 2017

From Alden to Zinnia, the names that should be on every parent's short list today

Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Tips to raise kids to become good and thoughtful decision makers.

Why Are Boys Failing?

Why Are Boys Failing?

How current societal norms are contributing to boys falling behind—in school and in life.

The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure

Teaching kids to handle setbacks with grit and perseverance is more valuable than trying to help them avoid ever failing at anything.

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Ilana Wiles is the creator of the successful parenting blog, Mommy Shorts. She recently wrote The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting.

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

All children are musical at birth and can respond to music around them.

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Though my sons’ caregivers can sometimes seem to be better role models than me, that doesn’t mean I’m a bad parent.

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

Nearly $3 million will be spent to expand the Fatherhood Initiative program.

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

What It’s Like to Be the Wife of a Police Officer

The intense, mixed emotions of being the wife of a police officer.

What Age Should Kids Experience Important 'Firsts'?

What Age Should Kids Experience Important 'Firsts'?

A new poll reveals at what age children should have certain experiences, from wearing makeup to attending a sleepover to having a first date.

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Hit the Gym, Moms—and Look Great!

Make your fitness routine easier to stick to with these workout-proof wonders.

Interview with Organizing Guru Marie Kondo

Interview with Organizing Guru Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo is an organizing guru, founder of the KonMari method, and author of the New York Times best-sellers "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" and "Spark Joy."

New SIDS Guidelines Released

New SIDS Guidelines Released

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that for the first six months of life, and longer if possible, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents.

Your Child’s Halloween Costume Choice Can Help Reveal Their True Self

Your Child’s Halloween Costume Choice Can Help Reveal Their True Self

This Halloween, take time to learn more about your child by looking closer at their costume preference.

When Your Child Is In an Awkward Situation That Becomes Unsafe

When Your Child Is In an Awkward Situation That Becomes Unsafe

Our kids interact regularly with people who are different and might make them uncomfortable. Sometimes, though, ‘uncomfortable’ becomes dangerous.

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How local teachers are including the 2016 election in lesson plans and raising civic awareness in kids.

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights released its annual State of the Kid report, with an emphasis on the upcoming presidential election, according to its website.

The Best First Jobs for Teens

The Best First Jobs for Teens

What teens and tweens need to know to earn their first paycheck




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