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Travel-Themed Gift Ideas for Kids

Travel-Themed Gift Ideas for Kids

Check out our top picks for fun and educational travel gifts for your children. If you're a family that's constantly on the move, consult our guide for the products that will keep your kids entertained and using their brains, no matter where they are.

Theater-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

Theater-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

If you've got a budding thespian to buy for this year, consult our holiday gift guide for the top presents on every artistic child's list.

Winter Weather Gift Ideas for Kids

Winter Weather Gift Ideas for Kids

We've hand-picked these winter-themed gift items to help ease your holiday shopping this year. See what should be on your list.

Stuff We Like: Cool Creative Products for Kids - November 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Creative Products for Kids - November 2010

Help foster your child's creativity with these inventive new products that encourage whimsy.

The Best Toys for Kids with Special Needs - 2010 Gift Guide

The Best Toys for Kids with Special Needs - 2010 Gift Guide

Check out our top toy picks for special kids this holiday season. Then take a look at the 2010 Toys 'R' Us Guide for Differently-Abled Kids.

Family Finances: How to Prepare Financially for Another Child

Family Finances: How to Prepare Financially for Another Child

Consider these money matters if you are thinking about adding to your family.

Mompreneur Rashmi Budhram's Diaper Bags Du Jour

Mompreneur Rashmi Budhram's Diaper Bags Du Jour

Brooklyn mom Rashmi Budhram started her own business, Mamma Couture, in 2009, and now produces a line of stylish diaper and hand bags. We sat down with Budhram to discuss what inspired her, how she balances work and family life, and what advice she has for other aspiring mompreneurs.

Stuff We Like: Cool Back-to-School Products for Kids - October 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Back-to-School Products for Kids - October 2010

Check out these noteworthy back-to-school products for kids that we just couldn't keep to ourselves!

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Manhattan Mompreneur: Gigi Lee Chang, Founder of Plum Organics

Gigi Lee Chang, Manhattan mom and founder of Plum Organics, talks to us about her organic baby food line, including what inspired her, how she started the business, and what's next.

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

Movie Review: The Kids Grow Up

"The Kids Grow Up" is a new documentary by Doug Block that delves into the anxieties and uncertainties of leaving for college — from a parent's perspective.

'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts on Blu-ray, Joins Disney's Diamond Collection

'Beauty and the Beast' Debuts on Blu-ray, Joins Disney's Diamond Collection

Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" will be released for a limited time this fall on Blu-ray and DVD, allowing parents to introduce a new generation of kids to this classic tale.

Movie Review: Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Movie Review: Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

On September 21, the worlds of humans and fairies collide for the first time in Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue, Disney's third film in the Tinker Bell series. Actor Michael Sheen, who voices the father in the film, talks about what his role means to him.

You & Me Cookie: Mompreneurs Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa's Wholesome New Sweets Line

You & Me Cookie: Mompreneurs Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa's Wholesome New Sweets Line

Larchmont, NY, mompreneurs and friends Heather Mahland and Kyle de Lasa opened You & Me Cookie in 2009, with a wholesome (high fiber, nut-free, preservative-free) recipe that's been passed down through the generations. We sat down with the duo to find out where their inspiration came from, how they got the business started, and what it's like to juggle work and family life.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - September 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - September 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including a precious necklace loved by celebrity moms like Katherine Heigl and Tori Spelling; a smart vacuum for a clean and allergy-free home; and a bath collection that will make mom feel like she's on a spa vacation.

Mix & Match: Fall Fashion for Kids

Mix & Match: Fall Fashion for Kids

The key to being fashionable and comfy for kids this fall: layers, layers, layers! Check out our top picks for back-to-school must-haves.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - August 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - August 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the coolest back-to-school backpack (for kids AND parents) and the scar- and stretch mark-erasing product that celebrities like Heidi Klum, Kourtney Kardashian, and Kate Gosselin swear by.

Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

Saurette: Modern Fashions for the Playground Set

The Saurette clothing line emerged in 2009, with a modern take on children's fashion. We sat down with founder and mom-of-two Lisa Kanouse to find out how she got the collection started, how she manages a work/family balance, and what's next for Saurette.

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When His Birthday is On the Cusp: How to Decide if Your Child is Grade School Ready

When your child's birthday is oh-so-close to a school's cutoff date for enrollment, what's the wise course of action?

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - July 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - July 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including the best beach blanket, a safer tub for newborn baths, and the Nap Nanny, a baby recliner created by Comcast SportsNet reporter Leslie Gudel.

The Best Bags for Moms

The Best Bags for Moms

To help you navigate your kid-filled summer with ease, organization, and style, we present the best new bags for busy moms.

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad: Carving Her Own Niche

Ouidad, also know as the "Queen of Curl," was a pioneer in the hair business. We sat down with this celebrated hair stylist (and mom of two) to find out how she found her niche, how she balances work and family life, and what advice she has for other mompreneurs.

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - June 2010

Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - June 2010

Check out some noteworthy products on our radar for children and families, including eco-friendly shoes, a safer infant car seat, and an easy language guide for overseas travelers of all ages.

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan Mompreneur Donna Slade and Heidi's Home Design, LLC

Manhattan mom Donna Slade launched Heidi's Home Design, LLC, in 2007. We sat down with Slade to discuss how she got her business started, what challenges she ran into, and how she manages the work/life balance. Slade also shares her advice for other mompreneurs.

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

New Dad? Time for a New Car!

As a new dad, you may need to consider updating your car to a model more appropriate for carting precious cargo. Author and fellow father Martyn Cox offers advice on what to look for in a family vehicle. Plus, consult our list for car seat inspection sites in your area.

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

How to Protect Your Young Athlete: Sports Gear and Equipment

All sports, whether contact-based or otherwise, harbor the potential for injury. Read on for tips on how to keep your little athlete safe on the field and out of the emergency room.




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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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