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.
Music teacher, Carolyn Sloan, wrote an interactive book called, Welcome to the Symphony, which uses Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5., to introduce children to the world of classical music.
Raffi has released a new album called, Owl Singalong. We talk to him about the album and his lasting impact on children over the years.
Sharon Marcus is a New York mom and founder of The Book Blossoms, a book club for kids where children can discover a love of reading by using their creativity.
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.
Every child has his or her own special strengths. Here’s how to focus on what makes your child unique.
Alfie Kohn, an expert on parenting and education, offers tips for parents who are looking for a different way to discipline their kids.
Elisabeth Rohm talks about her IVF journey and how important it is to plan for you future family.
Jenna Bush Hager takes kids' safety seriously. She has teamed up with the Propane Education & Research Council to spread the word about school bus safety.
Nicole Kear is a Park Slope mom, who at 19, got the devastating news that she was going blind.
Meet five kids who are schooling Broadway in rock 'n' roll in the new show School of Rock.
Meet the MasterChef Junior Season 4 contestants who hail from the NY metro area, including Adam from Brooklyn, NY; Amaya from Bergenfield, NJ; Jesse from Manhattan; and Kaitlyn from Yorktown Heights, NY.
Tom Spiggle's book, 'You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired! Protecting Mothers, Fathers, and Other Caregivers in the Workplace,' discusses discrimination at work.
Elizabeth Rose, a former arts teacher and current substitute teacher, shares her experiences and what it's like to be a sub teaching in New York City public schools.
Faye de Muyschondt, an etiquette expert and founder of socialskilz:-) etiquette school in Manhattan, shares some of the rude behavior she sees in kids due to the digital age and how to instill good manners in kids, plus getting kids to behave at the dinner table.
Carla Naumburg, Ph.D., author of "Parenting in the Present Moment," shares what mindfulness is and how parents can apply it in messy real life situations.
Mark Mero, a former WWE champion turned inspirational school speaker, discusses how parents can help empower teens to make the right choices, prevent bullying, and deal with peer pressure.
Even though you can find after-school activities for any interest your child may have, summer camp is still an important experience for your child, from making new friends to getting prepared for college.
Monica Marino, a New York City mother, reflects on the unique sibling bond her children have with each other and shares the value of siblings through beautiful images of her children.
Paul Raeburn, journalist, scientist, father of five, and author of "Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked", shares why fathers really matter, how fathers influence their children, and how the picture of modern fatherhood is changing.
Brandon Stanton, the creator and photographer behind the popular blog Humans of New York, recently released "Little Humans," a children's photo storybook.
A year after he claimed the title in season 1 of MasterChef Junior, 14-year-old Alexander Weiss of Manhattan is cooking alongside professional chefs, jet-setting all over the world with his family, and dreaming bigger than ever.
Joe Bastianich is a local dad, restaurateur, and judge of MasterChef Junior on FOX. Here, he dishes on what makes kids stand out in the competition and the skills they need to win, plus some advice for budding young chefs.
Meet the MasterChef Junior Season 2 contestants who hail from the NYC area, including Josh Reisner of Forest Hills, Queens; Adaiah Stevens of Bethel, Connecticut; and Isabella Velez of Washington Heights, Manhattan.