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Treelighting in Westchester

Treelighting in Westchester

Where Westchester families can go to celebrate the tree lighting festivities

NUTCRACKER Sweet!

NUTCRACKER Sweet!

Where families can catch the timeless tale this holiday season!

Holiday Giving

Holiday Giving

This year’s favorite places for families to give back.

Festive Kids' Fashion!

Festive Kids' Fashion!

Kids’ clothing manufacturers give us an update on holiday and winter kids’ collections.

Rockland Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

Rockland Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

NYMetroParents editor selects best holiday happenings in Rockland County.

Keep Family Time First On Your Holiday List

Keep Family Time First On Your Holiday List

Time with children is the first activity parents abandon when holiday demands get hectic. Simplifying expectations and demands can help parents keep quality time a priority during the hectic-ness of the holidays.

A Parent’s Guide to the NYC Holiday Shows

A Parent’s Guide to the NYC Holiday Shows

Everything you need to know for a festive day out on the town during the holidays!

Westchester Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

Westchester Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

See what's fun for the whole family in Westchester this hoilday season!

Manhattan Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

Manhattan Holiday Delights: Editor's Picks

See what's fun for the whole family in Manhattan this hoilday season!

Brooklyn Holiday Events 2007

Brooklyn Holiday Events 2007

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in Brooklyn!!

Brooklyn Holiday Delights 2007: Editor's Picks

Brooklyn Holiday Delights 2007: Editor's Picks

See what's fun for the whole family in Brooklyn this hoilday season 2007!

Westchester Holiday Events 2007

Westchester Holiday Events 2007

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in Westchester!!

Manhattan Holiday Events

Manhattan Holiday Events

Celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and New Year's with our festive family events in New York City!!

’Tis the Season for a Stress-Free Holiday

’Tis the Season for a Stress-Free Holiday

10 tips to bring back the joy and peace to the holiday season.

Rockland County Holiday Events

Rockland County Holiday Events

The best holiday family events in Rockland County!!

Getting a Grip on the Holiday ‘Gimmes’

Getting a Grip on the Holiday ‘Gimmes’

It’s coming…a season ostensibly about peace on earth and goodwill toward all. But which is increasingly about getting a whole heap of stuff.

Halloween: Trick vs. Treat?

Halloween: Trick vs. Treat?

If you find yourself debating which Halloween treats are OK for you and your children to sink your teeth into, we can help! Check out our list of the best and worst Halloween candies, including calorie counts and equivalent exercise time.

New York Metro Parents Launches Halloween Megasite

New York Metro Parents Launches Halloween Megasite

Everything parents need to enjoy Halloween in New York City, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, the Bronx, Nassau, Bergen, Westchester, Rockland and the entire Tri-State Area

Halloween Destinations in New York

Halloween Destinations in New York

These Halloween-themed attractions are annual traditions for many families in the New York metro area. Join the fun!

Happy Halloween Hauntings Clever Costume Creating

Happy Halloween Hauntings Clever Costume Creating

Hey Halloween crusaders! What are your little pumpkins going to be for Halloween? Author Suzanne Singleton has a handful of clever costume suggestions with no sewing involved! Clever Costume Creating for Halloween ($15.95; Twenty-Nine Angels Publishing; (800) 736-7729 or from amazon.com) offers an A to Z guide of 200 costume ideas for all ages that will make you itch to create a costume for your kids’ next Halloween party.

A Happy Halloween Safety Guide

A Happy Halloween Safety Guide

It's easy to become overconfident about Halloween safety. In fact, I'm guilty of it myself. We feel safe in our neighborhood. The children trick-or-treat as a group and are always accompanied by several adults. We hold their hands when they cross the street and at all times the adults are just a few feet away. What could happen, right?

Head off Holiday Havoc

Head off Holiday Havoc

Halloween is here, and that means Christmas and Hanukkah are only a few short shopping weeks away. Learn how to carve out time early on, to prepare for the winter holidays - it may be the biggest trick to staying ahead of the seasonal chaos this year.

Halloween's Magical Heritage

Halloween's Magical Heritage

Although it has become a retailers' marketing frenzy in recent years, the elemental traditions of Halloween remain intact, and are rooted in ancient traditions dating back to pre-Christian times.

Wicked Web Spots for Halloween!

Wicked Web Spots for Halloween!

Calling all witches, goblins, ghouls and ghosts! Creak open a cyber-crypt this month with a spider's "Web" full of fright sites. Take a break from scarecrow-stuffing, caramel apple-dipping and frenzied costume-planning to have a mad, mad time online this Halloween season.

Paper Bag Pranks: Great Costume Ideas from The Paper Bag Players

Paper Bag Pranks: Great Costume Ideas from The Paper Bag Players

Halloween, with its license to be silly, scary, ugly, glamorous or simply outrageous, is a great opportunity for children to pretend to the limit. Judith Martin, artistic director of The Paper Bag Players, offers some unique and easy-to-make costume ideas for children.




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