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QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Neighborhood Are You?

Choosing where to live in the city that never sleeps can be a bit difficult. That’s why we came up with this quiz to help you pick the best New York City neighborhood for you and your family. It’s no secret that New Yorkers have options. We are met with endless choices when it comes to food, entertainment, and even how we get around town. But sometimes choosing where to live in the city that never sleeps can be a bit difficult. That’s why we came up with this quiz to help you pick the best neighborhood for you and your family. Are you a Brooklyn mama who loves to keep it local or an Upper East Side mom who prefers things luxe? Or perhaps an Astoria mom who revels in all the city has to offer?

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

Back to School Guide for Brooklyn, NY

UPDATED February: 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.

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie is receiving a makeover for the first time in 57 years. Toymaker Mattel will make the iconic toy in three new body types: tall, curvy, and petite.

How to Handle Your Child's First Crush

How to Handle Your Child's First Crush

We've all had our fair share puppy love, but what should we do when our kids tell us they like someone? Local experts share what you need to know to handle your child's first crush.

Expert Advice for Parents on Children and Psychotherapy

Expert Advice for Parents on Children and Psychotherapy

Mental health professionals Michael O. Weiner, LCSW, and Les Paul Gallo-Silver, LCSW-R, BC-HSP, set out to demystify the therapy process for you and your child.

One Day University Welcomes Andrew Shatte and His Seminar on Raising a Resilient Child

One Day University Welcomes Andrew Shatte and His Seminar on Raising a Resilient Child

Andrew Shatte will host a seminar at One Day University about how to raise a resilient child.

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

Celeb moms like Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyonce, Blake Lively, and Kerri Russell call the NYC area home and just like you, they are trying to balance life and motherhood in the city that never sleeps. Are you a high-fashion 5th Avenue mama or a laid-back Brooklyn-hipster type? Take our quiz to find out!

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

Connecticut Mom Shares Heart-Wrenching Response to Son’s Bullies

MaryAnn Paris took to Facebook to defend son, Michael, against bullies.

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

How To Bring Out the Genius In Your Kid

Every child has his or her own special strengths. Here’s how to focus on what makes your child unique.

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

New Study: Differences in Family Income Affect How Parents Raise Their Children

According to a recent report in The New York Times covering a new Pew Research Center survey, family income levels make an impact on how parents rear their children.

Parenting Tips From Alfie Kohn

Parenting Tips From Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn, an expert on parenting and education, offers tips for parents who are looking for a different way to discipline their kids.

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Signs New 'Free Range Kids' Legislation

President Obama signs new legislation that gives parents the right to determine if their children are old enough to walk to school alone

How Can I, as a Father, Be a Good Leader for My Child?

How Can I, as a Father, Be a Good Leader for My Child?

Being an active, present father has some underlying benefits for your kids, including children having good health, performing better academically and socially, and having a good leadership role model.

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Bob Hamilton, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician in Santa Monica, California that shared a video of a technique he uses to calm down crying newborns called The Hold.

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents are turning to Instagram filters for inspiration when coming up with baby names, according to a trend report by Baby Center.

Simple Tips to Avoid Overpraising Your Children

Simple Tips to Avoid Overpraising Your Children

Constant praise is not helpful for children. Instead, try these simple alternative tips courtesy of Kim John Payne, M.Ed and author of the book "The Soul of Discipline."

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

According to BabyNames.com, the most popular baby names are Charlotte and Oliver for 2015, and the site lists the 100 most popular names for the year.

How To Be a Successful Parent When Faced With Physical Limitations

How To Be a Successful Parent When Faced With Physical Limitations

Nicole Kear is a Park Slope mom, who at 19, got the devastating news that she was going blind.

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

How Can I Get My Child to Eat Healthy Food?

Tips for parents on how to get their child to eat healthy food.

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media's new study Common Sense Censes: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, reveals how much time adolescents are using various entertainment media each day.

Girls & STEM: Overcoming the Hurdles

Girls & STEM: Overcoming the Hurdles

What parent can do to encourage girls to continue pursuing their STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) interests.

ER or Urgent Care?

ER or Urgent Care?

How to decide whether to take your child to urgent care or the emergency room?

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Technology in the Classroom: The Educational Benefits

Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.

Is Parenthood as Scary as It Seems?

Is Parenthood as Scary as It Seems?

Alison Kotch writes about a life without kids and wonders if it's worth having her own one day.

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

How Do I Encourage My Child to Stand Independently?

Is your child struggling to stand up on their own? An expert physical therapist, Rebecca Talmud, PT, DPT gives advice on improving your child's motor skills.




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