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Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning Now

Why Young Families Should Consider Estate Planning Now

Many couples who have just gotten married may see their matrimony as a lifelong partnership and the beginning of a new family. What they may not consider is what happens when the inevitable happens.

How to Instill a Love of Nature in Your City Kid

How to Instill a Love of Nature in Your City Kid

Valentina Hantke, owner of The Art Farm in the city, gives tips on how to instill a love of nature in your city kid.

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Why Breastfeeding Support is Important for New and Expectant Mothers

Support groups like Allied Breastfeeding Support offer new and expectant moms all the help they need when it comes to questions or concerns about breastfeeding.

Recapturing the Joys of an ‘Old-Fashioned’ Ski Vacation

Recapturing the Joys of an ‘Old-Fashioned’ Ski Vacation

Skiing has changed a lot in recent years. Here's how to enjoy an old-time ski trip, despite the crowds and new developments.

Reasons to Choose a British School for Your New York Child

Reasons to Choose a British School for Your New York Child

Wetherby-Pembridge on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, has a mission to combine the best of British education with that of the United States’.

A Haunted History of the Jack-O’-Lantern

A Haunted History of the Jack-O’-Lantern

Why do we carve scary faces into pumpkins on Halloween anyway?

How to Carve a Pumpkin

How to Carve a Pumpkin

Expert tips on how to get your pumpkin to put its best face forward

Finding True Joy in Ballet

Finding True Joy in Ballet

How to help your child embrace competitive pursuits--such as ballet--by dealing with disappointments and competition in a positive way.

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

Our Kids' Stress and How Therapy Can Help

The stressors that our children are experiencing are exponentially greater than in any previous generation--and psychotherapy can help.

The Benefits of Family Time at Local Amusement Parks

The Benefits of Family Time at Local Amusement Parks

A family visit to your local amusement park or carousel offers more than just a fun time for kids: It helps child development and strengthens the parent-child bond.

The Benefits of Dance for Young Children

The Benefits of Dance for Young Children

Dance is a great way for children to express themselves and burn off steam. NY Kids Club offers dance classes for kids. Here are some of the benefits.

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

Your Summer Family Vacation: Water Safety Tips

How to help ensure that kids' time in the swimming pool or water park is safe and fun.

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

Your Child's First Pair of Glasses: Tips for Getting Through It

If your child is diagnosed a vision problem and needs glasses, specialty eyeglass stores like Little Optics Inc. will help ease your child’s and your fears about the process.

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

Instilling Healthy Habits For Your Family

With diminishing outdoor playtime, a lack of healthy meal options in the lunchroom, and a litany of high-processed food products marketed to children, it can be an uphill battle to instill in your family healthy, nutritious eating habits.

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Is Your Child's 'Won't' Really a 'Can't'?

Where to find help when your child's behavioral problems need medical care.

Paying Child Support for Private School After Divorce

Paying Child Support for Private School After Divorce

For single-parent families, paying for private school becomes even more arduous than it is for families where the parents live together.

Understanding the Needs of Gifted Children: Tips for Raising, Motivating, and Teaching

Understanding the Needs of Gifted Children: Tips for Raising, Motivating, and Teaching

If you have a bright child who seems to be losing interest in school, it may not be because they do not like it, they might just be bored.

Compounding Pharmacies: What Parents Need to Know

Compounding Pharmacies: What Parents Need to Know

Compounding pharmacies are an overlooked option for family healthcare. Parents looking for more personal service may consider customized medications for their kids.

How Can Parents Help Their Child Develop Reading Proficiency?

How Can Parents Help Their Child Develop Reading Proficiency?

Developing strong reading skills early sets an important foundation for school success.

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

A Family Vacation with Balance: Yours at Smugglers’ Notch Vermont

Smugglers’ Notch Vermont helps families achieve balance while on vacation, mixing opportunities for time together, plus time apart to explore individual interests.

Planning a Kid’s Birthday Party in New York City

Planning a Kid’s Birthday Party in New York City

Let NY Kids Club help you plan your child's next birthday party.

Tips to Broaden Your Child’s Vocabulary

Tips to Broaden Your Child’s Vocabulary

Studies have shown that children with larger vocabularies by age 2 are better prepared for kindergarten. As parents, we can help broaden our children’s vocabularies at home.

The ALF Appliance: A More Effective Way to Fix Orthodontic Problems

The ALF Appliance: A More Effective Way to Fix Orthodontic Problems

The ALF appliance is a more natural approach to correct underlying issues in your mouth and promotes healthy growth and development.

Party as Performance

Party as Performance

New York City's premier party planner, Marla Mase, talks about how to throw a great kid's celebration.

Tips for Picking a Preschool in New York

Tips for Picking a Preschool in New York

Pam Wolf, founder of NY Preschool shares her tips for picking the best preschool for your child.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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