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Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED June: 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.

10 Kids Books With LGBTQ Themes

10 Kids Books With LGBTQ Themes

Find books for readers of all ages that portray aspects of the LGBTQ experience, including books with gay, lesbian, or transgender characters.

Interview with Diaper Dude Founder Chris Pegula

Interview with Diaper Dude Founder Chris Pegula

Diaper Dude's Chris Pegula talks dads' roles in parenthood.

How Can I Get My Preschooler to Clean Up?

How Can I Get My Preschooler to Clean Up?

Tips from an early childhood educator to get young kids to pick up their toys

The Benefits of Ethics for Kids

The Benefits of Ethics for Kids

Ethics for Children is a program taught at the New York City Society for Ethical Culture that emphasizes social awareness and helps kids develop better relationships with their peers and the world.

Baby Name Trends by the Numbers

Baby Name Trends by the Numbers

Comparing 2016 baby name data with 2006's numbers, the editor of Nameberry figures out which baby names will stand the test of time and which won't outlast the decade.

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drug Use

How to Talk to Your Kids About Drug Use

With changing laws and attitudes about recreational marijuana, it’s more important than ever for parents to talk to their kids about drug use.

Pediatricians Group Urges Parents to Stop Giving Juice to Babies

Pediatricians Group Urges Parents to Stop Giving Juice to Babies

Babies younger than 1 should not be given fruit juice at all, while older kids should drink it only in moderation and focus instead on eating whole fruit, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Tips for Hiring a Nanny

Tips for Hiring a Nanny

Mommybites shares tips to successfully bring a nanny into the family.

Local Schools React to Controversial Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why'

Local Schools React to Controversial Netflix Series ’13 Reasons Why'

The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is causing some local schools to take action to protect students and inform parents.

'New Mom Comics' Illustrate What It's Like to be a Parent

'New Mom Comics' Illustrate What It's Like to be a Parent

Alison Wong is the writer and illustrator of "New Mom Comics: The First Year," which offers a humorous and relatable take on the wild journey of parenting. Any parent will appreciate Wong's illustrations on what makes dads so great and the superpowers moms possess.

Interview With Sam Weinman: Author of 'Win At Losing'

Interview With Sam Weinman: Author of 'Win At Losing'

Sam Weinman is the digital editor at Golf Digest and has been a sports journalist for 20 years. His new book 'Win at Losing,' which was inspired by his kids, shows the benefits of losing and what we can learn from it.

How I Learned to Embrace My ‘Village’ to Become a Better Parent

How I Learned to Embrace My ‘Village’ to Become a Better Parent

Why I am thankful for all the parenting advice I got along the way—from friends, family, and strangers alike.

The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background

The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background

There are more mixed-race families than ever, but parents still face challenges raising kids in two cultures.

Top Five Parent Mistakes You Can Avoid

Top Five Parent Mistakes You Can Avoid

Tips for staying on the path to good parenting right from the start

Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church in West Nyack now offers a Mothers of Preschoolers group, which provides support for moms of newborn to 5-year-old children.

Why I Let My Daughter Say No to Homework

Why I Let My Daughter Say No to Homework

How a mother stood by her daughter’s decision to stop doing homework.

67% of Parents Give Kids Allowance, Survey Finds

67% of Parents Give Kids Allowance, Survey Finds

A survey by KRC Research shows how many parents give their children an allowance, and the percentage who pay up for good grades.

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray is Hosting Free Baby Showers

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray is Hosting Free Baby Showers

NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray aims to reach high-need populations with free baby showers for new and expecting parents and caregivers as part of the NYC Baby Showers series.

Kids & Social Media: Navigating the World of Apps

Kids & Social Media: Navigating the World of Apps

Striking the right balance between permissiveness and restrictions on social media usage

The Family That Protests Together

The Family That Protests Together

We hesitated before taking our kids to a political rally—but it ended up being a great lesson in civic engagement and standing up for our beliefs.

Preparing Kids for Careers of the Future

Preparing Kids for Careers of the Future

How children as young as 3 can learn skills now that will help them once they enter the workforce.

What It Takes to Perform in a Musical and Be a Mom

What It Takes to Perform in a Musical and Be a Mom

How I juggled motherhood with a dream role in a special musical.

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.




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