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Coping With Our Kids' Fears After Charlottesville

Coping With Our Kids' Fears After Charlottesville

The violence in Charlottesville, Va., sparks fears—among kids and adults alike—of white supremacists. It's hard to know how to calm them.

How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

How New York and New Jersey Public Schools Rank in the U.S.

See how New York and New Jersey public schools rank in comparison to other state's public schools.

Nursing Mothers Can Comfortably Breast-Feed in Lactation Pods in New York City

Nursing Mothers Can Comfortably Breast-Feed in Lactation Pods in New York City

Women can now breast-feed at one of five lactation pods set up by the Department of Health around New York City.

Target to Remove Artificial Ingredients From Kids’ Foods

Target to Remove Artificial Ingredients From Kids’ Foods

Target pledges to remove artificial flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, and colors by the end of 2018.

Autism-Friendly Playground Coming to Staten Island

Autism-Friendly Playground Coming to Staten Island

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.

New Technology Aims to Alert Parents to Children Left in Cars

New Technology Aims to Alert Parents to Children Left in Cars

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.

New York State Passes Bill to Allow School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

New York State Passes Bill to Allow School Bus Drivers to Administer Epinephrine

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.

Enter to Win Tickets to the New York Liberty WNBA Team!

Enter to Win Tickets to the New York Liberty WNBA Team!

Five lucky winners will each win tickets to see The Liberty, New York's WNBA team, take on the Chicago Sky.

FBI Issues Smart Toy Warning: Here’s What You Need to Know

FBI Issues Smart Toy Warning: Here’s What You Need to Know

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 Now Offering Car Seat Option For NYC Riders

Lyft Now Offering Car Seat Option For NYC Riders

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 Extends Closing Date This Year

Governors Island Extends Closing Date This Year

Governors Island is usually open only for the summer and will now be open for six months this year.

NYC Students Named 2017's Young Innovators to Watch

NYC Students Named 2017's Young Innovators to Watch

Thirteen New York City students are being honored with the Young Innovators to Watch Awards.

Huntington Learning Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Huntington Learning Center Celebrates 40th Anniversary

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! Returns to New York

Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! Returns to New York

Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! offers free admission to participating institutions across the country and a number of them are in New York.

Come Work with Us! Seeking Salespeople for Queens & Manhattan

Come Work with Us! Seeking Salespeople for Queens & Manhattan

NYMetroParents is seeking to fill sales positions for Queens Parent and Big Apple Parent magazines.

Handheld Screen Time Linked With Speech Delays in Young Children

Handheld Screen Time Linked With Speech Delays in Young Children

A recent study suggests the more handheld screen time children ages 2 and younger have, the more likely they are to begin talking later.

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.




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