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Lead Found in Baby Food, Study Says

Lead Found in Baby Food, Study Says

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.

NY State's Free College Tuition Program Is Now Open

NY State's Free College Tuition Program Is Now Open

The New York State scholarship program—offering free college tuition to New York residents attending CUNY or SUNY schools—is now accepting applications.

Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

Wildlife Conservation Society Launches 30-Day Plastics Challenge

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.

Come Out & Play Festival Returns to NYC This Summer

Come Out & Play Festival Returns to NYC This Summer

The Come Out & Play Festival will return to New York City for its 12th year this summer from July 21-22.

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.

Disney Cruise Line Announces Bermuda and Quebec City Trips Out of NYC

Disney Cruise Line Announces Bermuda and Quebec City Trips Out of NYC

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.

Help Crayola Name Its Newest Crayon and Win a Trip to Orlando

Help Crayola Name Its Newest Crayon and Win a Trip to Orlando

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.

Pregnancy Could Cost 425% More Under GOP Health Plan

Pregnancy Could Cost 425% More Under GOP Health Plan

Insurance premiums for pregnant women could go up considerably per the new GOP health bill, intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

Vote For the New York Aquarium’s Next Mural

The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.

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 York City to Launch 3-K for All

New York City to Launch 3-K for All

Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.

The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

Enter our annual cover contest April 24 to June 9 for a chance to see your child on a magazine cover and win great prizes.

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City Second Graders Name New Ferries

New York City officials created a boat-naming contest for second graders as part of the city's new ferry service. Some winning names were recently announced.

Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark to Open in April

Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

'Sesame Street' Introduces Julia, a Muppet with Autism

‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a new character named Julia: a muppet with autism.

'Peppa Pig Live!' Adds Nearby Shows and a New Tour

'Peppa Pig Live!' Adds Nearby Shows and a New Tour

'Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!' is coming to Staten Island and New Jersey this spring. The charming British pig will also appear in a brand-new live show, 'Peppa Pig's Surprise!,' touring the U.S. this fall.

Where to Celebrate Nowruz in New York City

Where to Celebrate Nowruz in New York City

Nowruz is the Persian New Year, which this year takes place on March 21. Here's where you can celebrate it in New York City.

Kalahari Resort in the Poconos Now Has America's Largest Indoor Water Park

Kalahari Resort in the Poconos Now Has America's Largest Indoor Water Park

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has expanded its amenities and more than doubled its rooms at its African-themed family resort in the Pocono Mountains.

NYMetroParents Receives Seven Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

NYMetroParents Receives Seven Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

NYMetroParents won seven awards for editorial, design, and digital excellence at the Parenting Media Association's 2017 Awards Banquet.

Mothers Get Less Sleep Than Fathers: Study

Mothers Get Less Sleep Than Fathers: Study

New research shows women get less sleep than men in a household with children.

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.

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day: April 4, 2017

Stop by your local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for a free cone on April 4.

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Just in time for Women’s History Month and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego announced it will be creating a fan-designed set called Women of NASA, featuring Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman, and Mae Jemison.

Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

Educational Farm Experience Offered in New Hampshire

East Hill Farm School provides middle school students with a hands-on farm experience.




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