The violence in Charlottesville, Va., sparks fears—among kids and adults alike—of white supremacists. It's hard to know how to calm them.
See how New York and New Jersey public schools rank in comparison to other state's public schools.
Women can now breast-feed at one of five lactation pods set up by the Department of Health around New York City.
Target pledges to remove artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors by the end of 2018.
Prescott Playground in Staten Island will be getting a $4 million redesign including new equipment that will provide more sensory stimulation for children with autism.
The carmaker Nissan introduced new technology aimed at preventing kids from being left behind in hot cars, which leads to dozen of child deaths every year.
School bus company employees and employees of other school contractors may soon be able to administer epinephrine auto-injectors as part of a new bill.
Five lucky winners will each win tickets to see The Liberty, New York's WNBA team, take on the Chicago Sky.
The FBI recently issued a public service announcement for parents about the dangers of smart toys. We consulted with an expert for tips on how to keep your family safe.
Lyft, a ride-sharing app, recently rolled out a car seat option making it easier to get around New York City with kids.
Governors Island is usually open only for the summer and will now be open for six months this year.
Thirteen New York City students are being honored with the Young Innovators to Watch Awards.
Upon celebrating its 40th year in business, Huntington Learning Center's co-founder and chairman, Raymond J. Huntington, Ph.D., shares how the tutor and test prep educational center has stayed current in an ever-changing academic atmosphere.
Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! offers free admission to participating institutions across the country and a number of them are in New York.
NYMetroParents is seeking to fill sales positions for Queens Parent and Big Apple Parent magazines.
A recent study suggests the more handheld screen time children ages 2 and younger have, the more likely they are to begin talking later.
A study from the Environmental Defense Fund found levels of lead in baby food across the country, however pediatricians say that parents should not too concerned.
The New York State scholarship program—offering free college tuition to New York residents attending CUNY or SUNY schools—is now accepting applications.
In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8, the Wildlife Conservation Society launched a 30-Day Plastics Challenge for people to reduce the amount of plastic items that end up in our oceans.
The Come Out & Play Festival will return to New York City for its 12th year this summer from July 21-22.
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.
Good news Disney fans! Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will be sailing to both Bermuda and Quebec City for the first time in fall 2018, leaving from New York City aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship.
Crayola needs your help in naming its newest blue crayon. In return it's giving away one of six grand prizes for an all-expense paid trip for four to the Orlando Crayola Experience.
Insurance premiums for pregnant women could go up considerably per the new GOP health bill, intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.