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How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

How to Find the Perfect Nanny for Your Family

Your child's caregiver is your employee as well as an honorary member of the family, which can make for a complex relationship. From how to find a nanny in the first place to managing the relationship once you do, we've got the information parents need.

What Parents Can Do to Stop Cyber Bullying

What Parents Can Do to Stop Cyber Bullying

The wealth of technology available to our children's generation - from texting to email to social networking sites - has caused cyber-bullying to reach an all-time high. Read on for tips on how parents can recognize and prevent cyber-bullying.

How to Schedule Your Child's Time

How to Schedule Your Child's Time

Five tips for making your family's balancing act more manageable during the school year.

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

How to Raise a Bilingual Child

Learning a second language at an early age can have many positive effects later in life. Read on for tips on how to bring up a bilingual child.

How to Encourage Your Child to Experience New Things

How to Encourage Your Child to Experience New Things

Summer is the opportune time for kids to explore and experience new things. Here, Dr. Susan Bartell offers tips for parents on how they can encourage and make the most of those explorations.

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

How to Keep Your Child Reading All Summer Long

Our summer reading picks for ages preschool through preteen are both fun and educational.

Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Unique Needs Themselves

Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Unique Needs Themselves

Brothers and sisters of kids with special needs have their own set of needs - an important fact for parents to address in order to raise a healthy family. Here, two New York City families share their stories, and experts share their insights and advice.

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Celebrity Parents: Gossip Girl's Kelly Rutherford

Get to know Gossip Girl star Kelly Rutherford, a Manhattan mother of two. We sat down with Rutherford to discuss her career, her charity work, and what it's like being mom to Hermes and Helena.

How to Find Childcare in NYC

How to Find Childcare in NYC

Securing safe and loving childcare is one of the most complex jobs a parent can face. The choice of how your child will spend the day when you cannot be there is a personal one that must be tailored to the individual needs of each family.

When the Bully is the Teacher

When the Bully is the Teacher

What to do when you suspect your child's teacher is a bully.

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Start Talking Sex With Your Kids Early: Their Lives Depend on It

Find out why you should open up the conversation about sex early on with your kids. Get tips from experts like Dr. Laura Berman, author of "Talking to Your Kids About Sex: Turning 'the Talk' Into a Conversation for Life."

When Your Mom is Your Nanny

When Your Mom is Your Nanny

About 25 percent of full-time working moms with children under the age of 5 have a grandparent caring for their children. While convenient, this arrangement is not without its complications. Author Julie Revelant explores the ramifications this relationship raises and how it's affected by generational changes in child raising.

A Teachable Momentâ„¢: A Little Bit of Mother's Day All Year Round

A Teachable Momentâ„¢: A Little Bit of Mother's Day All Year Round

Dr. Susan Bartell, America's premier family psychologist, offers parents advice on how to teach children generosity and appreciation, on Mother's Day and all year long.

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Celebrity Parent Jennie Garth: From Beverly Hills 90210 Teen to Veggie Queen

Actress and mother of three Jennie Garth, best known for her role as Kelly Taylor on the TV series "Beverly Hills 90210," is now a spokesperson for Hidden Valley's "Love Your Veggies" campaign. Garth talks to us about life with three daughters, veggie advocacy, and her upcoming projects.

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Overcoming Childhood Obesity: How Parents Have Slimmed Their Kids Down

Child obesity has reached epidemic rates and become one of the leading health concerns in the country, causing heart disease, high blood pressure, and other health complications. While causes and treatment can overwhelm parents, the first line of defense is knowing where and how to begin. Read on for real-life stories of families fighting the weight battle. Plus, consult our list of weight loss camps and programs for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, and the rest of the NY metro area.

The IQ Trap

The IQ Trap

Dr. Robert Flower, founder of the Gilchrist Institute for the Achievement Sciences, breaks down and challenges our accepted definition of intelligence, which he refers to as the "IQ Trap." Read on to find out the effect this "trap" can have on your child's academic success.

How Parents Can Deal with Young Children's Separation Anxiety: Advice from the Experts

How Parents Can Deal with Young Children's Separation Anxiety: Advice from the Experts

When it comes to raising your kids, you want the best advice out there, which is why we turned to the experts. Will this summer be your little one's first camp experience? His first time away from home and his family? Prepare for separation anxiety at camp by reading the advice we've compiled from experts, including camp directors in your area.

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

Kids and Baseball: Batter Up, But Put the Accent on Fun

The pressure to perform in a sport like baseball, even in Little League, can cause some players to neglect learning the basic skills. Read advice from the experts on how to help your child excel in baseball while still having fun.

New York State Standardized Assessment Tests: Are They Working for Our Children?

New York State Standardized Assessment Tests: Are They Working for Our Children?

Standardized assessment tests have become make-it-or-break-it measures for both students and schools in New York state. We took a look at how these tests, along with the No Child Left Behind Act, are affecting our children's overall education. Plus, see our tips on taking standardized assessment tests, for students and their parents.

Is Your Fussy Baby 'High Need?'

Is Your Fussy Baby 'High Need?'

Is your baby fussy and demanding? Does she cry intensely without the ability to self-soothe? Infants with characteristics like these may classify as "high need" babies, a term coined by Drs. William and Martha Sears. Read on for stories of high need babies and tips from the experts on how to tell if your little one falls in this category.

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Westchester County

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Westchester County

Finding other moms and dads in Westchester to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Westchester County, NY parents. Updated April 2015.

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Rockland County

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Rockland County

Finding other moms and dads in Rockland to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Rockland County, NY parents. Updated April 2015.

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Fairfield County

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Fairfield County

Finding other moms and dads in Fairfield County, CT to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Fairfield County parents. Updated April 2015.

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Suffolk County

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Suffolk County

Finding other moms and dads in Suffolk County to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Suffolk County, Long Island parents. Updated April 2015.

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Nassau County

Parent Groups for Moms and Dads in Nassau County

Finding other moms and dads in Nassau County to bond with is an invaluable way to deal with challenging parenting situations. To ease your search for the perfect parent support group for you, we've gathered a list of support groups for Nassau County, Long Island parents. Updated April 2015.




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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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