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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?

Raising a Gracious Host

Raising a Gracious Host

At their own birthday parties, kids may find it difficult to focus on whether their friends are having fun. Preparing your child to be a good host can help everyone enjoy the day.

Top Family Activities for April in the NYC Region

Top Family Activities for April in the NYC Region

It’s the first full month of spring, and hopefully we’ll get plenty of opportunities to get outside and enjoy the season. Here are our favorite things to do with kids in April.

What Pet Should Your Family Get

What Pet Should Your Family Get

Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.

QUIZ: Which NYC TV Show Are You?

QUIZ: Which NYC TV Show Are You?

New York is an iconic city and that is partly due to how it is depicted on screen. Find out what NYC TV show you are by taking this quiz.

QUIZ: Which NYC Museum Are You?

QUIZ: Which NYC Museum Are You?

With so many museums scattered throughout all five boroughs of New York City, how can you choose the best one to visit? Take our quiz and find your museum match!

5 Ways to Help Your Child Thrive

5 Ways to Help Your Child Thrive

A certified life coach shares five tips to support your kids and help them thrive.

What Should I Do When My Child Refuses to Go to School?

What Should I Do When My Child Refuses to Go to School?

If your child refuses to go to school, it may be because she dealing with a traumatic experience at school or home. Here's how to get to the bottom of her refusal and help her like school.

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

New App Keeps Parents and Teachers In Touch

A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.

10 Best Family Activities for March

10 Best Family Activities for March

This March, look forward to St. Patrick’s Day revelry, an early Easter, and educational, fun activities for Women’s History Month. Go maple sugaring or plan any number of other exciting day trips!

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

Signs of Autism: Is My Child Showing Symptoms?

The signs and symptoms of autism start at a young age and include a lack of communication skills, problems with social interaction, a need for repetition, and sensory issues.

Bronx Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Bronx Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in the Bronx? See how our readers answered that question!

Manhattan Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Manhattan Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Manhattan? See how our readers answered that question!

Nassau County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Nassau County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Nassau County? See how our readers answered that question!

Suffolk County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Suffolk County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Suffol County? See how our readers answered that question!

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

YouTube: What Kids Are REALLY Watching

Parents may worry about YouTube's age-inappropriate content, but mostly what kids love to watch is fine (if a little weird).

Fairfield County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Fairfield County Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Fairfield County? See how our readers answered that question!

Queens Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Queens Parenting: Why We LOVE It Here

Why do you love being a parent in Queens? See how our readers answered that question!




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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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