A new study finds children trust knowledgeable characters on educational TV shows.
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!
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.
Racism is prevalent, and this mother taught her children how to be compassionate and kind, even after they were bullied for their ethnicities.
One mom's list of the top playgrounds and parks in Nassau County and Suffolk County, NY.
Eight tips to help reduce sibling rivalry conflict between your children.
New York State's new budget includes a paid family and medical leave requirement.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.
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.
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!
A certified life coach shares five tips to support your kids and help them thrive.
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.
A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.
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!
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.
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Parents may worry about YouTube's age-inappropriate content, but mostly what kids love to watch is fine (if a little weird).
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