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Eight Things Straight Parents of LGBT Kids Should Know

Eight Things Straight Parents of LGBT Kids Should Know

Eight ways to help be a better parent for your LGBT child.

Advancing Your Career Through Parenthood

Advancing Your Career Through Parenthood

Allyson Downey, co-founder of weeSpring, shares her advice for advancing your career while raising children.

5 Places You Should Not Let Your Kids Play Pokémon Go in NYC

5 Places You Should Not Let Your Kids Play Pokémon Go in NYC

With recent reports claiming that people are playing Pokemon Go at sacred places like the Holocaust museum, re've rounded up 5 places you should not let your kids play the game in NYC.

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.

Tips for Balancing Life as a Mom and a Business Owner

Tips for Balancing Life as a Mom and a Business Owner

Expert advice on how to juggle motherhood and owning a business.

How Can Parents Prevent the Summer Slide In Reading?

How Can Parents Prevent the Summer Slide In Reading?

Tips for parents on how to prevent summer slide in reading.

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

There are new guidelines for children from doctors who specialize in sleep disorders, detailing how much sleep children of every age should get.

Life Skills Children Should Learn

Life Skills Children Should Learn

Six life skills children should learn to become successful adults.

How Can I Manage My Child's Tantrums?

How Can I Manage My Child's Tantrums?

A child and adolescent psychologist shares how parents can manage and reduce their child's tantrums.

How Can I Get My Kids Interested in Art?

How Can I Get My Kids Interested in Art?

Six things parents can do with their kids to get the children interested in art.

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

How Can I Get My Child to Listen?

A child and adolescent psychologist shares tips to get children to listen the first time you ask them a question.

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

How To Choose a Babysitter for Your Child with Special Needs

Choosing a babysitter for a child with special needs poses challenges to parents. Here are tips for how to find a sitter for your child with special needs.

The Top Baby Names in New York

The Top Baby Names in New York

In New York, the top baby names of 2015 were Olivia for a girl and Liam for a boy, slightly different than the nationwide most popular names.

Gorgeous Photos of Westchester Kids at Play

Gorgeous Photos of Westchester Kids at Play

Suggestions on where you can go to find great backdrops right here in Westchester to capture your children at play.

Westchester Lawmakers Propose Law to Prevent Cyberbullying

Westchester Lawmakers Propose Law to Prevent Cyberbullying

A law to prevent cyberbullying has been proposed by two Westchester County lawmakers

Huffington Post's New Series Opens Parent-Child Communication

Huffington Post's New Series Opens Parent-Child Communication

Arianna Huffington talks with us about The Huffington Post's new web series 'Talk to Me.'

Children Trust Knowledgeable Characters on Educational Shows

Children Trust Knowledgeable Characters on Educational Shows

A new study finds children trust knowledgeable characters on educational TV shows.

The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

Enter your child in the 2016 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest for the chance to see your cutie on a cover of an upcoming magazine and win awesome prizes!

Music May Help Babies Develop Better Speech Skills

Music May Help Babies Develop Better Speech Skills

In a study published by the journal PNAS, researchers found that 9-month-old babies that listened to waltz music were able to recognize sound patterns better than those that did not.

What to Do When Your Children Come Face-to-Face with Racism

What to Do When Your Children Come Face-to-Face with Racism

Racism is prevalent, and this mother taught her children how to be compassionate and kind, even after they were bullied for their ethnicities.

10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

10 Best Long Island Playgrounds & Parks

One mom's list of the top playgrounds and parks in Nassau County and Suffolk County, NY.

Tips to Reduce Sibling Conflict

Tips to Reduce Sibling Conflict

Eight tips to help reduce sibling rivalry conflict between your children.

New York to Require Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave

New York to Require Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave

New York State's new budget includes a paid family and medical leave requirement.

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.

Are Party Favors Necessary?

Are Party Favors Necessary?

You’ve planned and paid for a birthday party that reflects your child’s passions and interests, chosen a cake the flavor she loves, and generally made sure everyone would have a fun afternoon. Do all the guests also need to go home with a goody bag or other party favor?




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