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How I Learned to Embrace My ‘Village’ to Become a Better Parent

How I Learned to Embrace My ‘Village’ to Become a Better Parent

Why I am thankful for all the parenting advice I got along the way—from friends, family, and strangers alike.

The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background

The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background

There are more mixed-race families than ever, but parents still face challenges raising kids in two cultures.

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED April: Prepare for back to school time in Brooklyn, New York, with a wide range of after-school programs for kids, Brooklyn sports teams and programs for kids, after-school tutors in Brooklyn, music classes, dance and gymnastics classes in Brooklyn, from Carroll Gardens, to Williamsburg, Brooklyn Heights to Park Slope.

Top Five Parent Mistakes You Can Avoid

Top Five Parent Mistakes You Can Avoid

Tips for staying on the path to good parenting right from the start

Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church Starts Support Group for Moms

Clarkstown Reformed Church in West Nyack now offers a Mothers of Preschoolers group, which provides support for moms of newborn to 5-year-old children.

Why I Let My Daughter Say No to Homework

Why I Let My Daughter Say No to Homework

How a mother stood by her daughter’s decision to stop doing homework.

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.

Kids & Social Media: Navigating the World of Apps

Kids & Social Media: Navigating the World of Apps

Striking the right balance between permissiveness and restrictions on social media usage

The Family That Protests Together

The Family That Protests Together

We hesitated before taking our kids to a political rally—but it ended up being a great lesson in civic engagement and standing up for our beliefs.

Preparing Kids for Careers of the Future

Preparing Kids for Careers of the Future

How children as young as 3 can learn skills now that will help them once they enter the workforce.

What It Takes to Perform in a Musical and Be a Mom

What It Takes to Perform in a Musical and Be a Mom

How I juggled motherhood with a dream role in a special musical.

The Hottest Baby Names of 2017

The Hottest Baby Names of 2017

What are the hottest baby names of 2017, those that our friends at Nameberry see getting cooler, trendier, and a lot more visible in the year ahead?

Natural Parenting Convention to Debut in New York City Next Month

Natural Parenting Convention to Debut in New York City Next Month

MommyCon, the nation's largest natural parenting convention, will debut in New York City on March 25.

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Interview With Laurie Hollman Ph.D. Author of 'Unlocking Parental Intelligence'

Laurie Hollman Ph. D. is a psychoanalyst who recently wrote the book Unlocking Parental Intelligence.

Teaching Kids Consent

Teaching Kids Consent

How to talk to children, tweens, and teens about consent and establishing their own boundaries

Adulting 101: Preparing Kids for the Real World

Adulting 101: Preparing Kids for the Real World

How to get your children ready for the real world—while they're still young

Parenting Lessons from the Obamas

Parenting Lessons from the Obamas

How they modeled good parenting despite the pressures of life in the White House

100 Best Baby Names of 2017

100 Best Baby Names of 2017

From Alden to Zinnia, the names that should be on every parent's short list today

Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Help Children Become Good Decision Makers

Tips to raise kids to become good and thoughtful decision makers.

Why Are Boys Failing?

Why Are Boys Failing?

How current societal norms are contributing to boys falling behind—in school and in life.

The Benefits of Failure

The Benefits of Failure

Teaching kids to handle setbacks with grit and perseverance is more valuable than trying to help them avoid ever failing at anything.

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Interview with Mommy Blogger and Author, Ilana Wiles

Ilana Wiles is the creator of the successful parenting blog, Mommy Shorts. She recently wrote The Mommy Shorts Guide to Remarkably Average Parenting.

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

Amazing Facts About Babies and Music

All children are musical at birth and can respond to music around them.

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Is My Babysitter Doing a Better Job Than Me?

Though my sons’ caregivers can sometimes seem to be better role models than me, that doesn’t mean I’m a bad parent.




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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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