Common Sense Media rates 11 apps and games that help kids ages 2 and older build reading skills.
Shanghai-based architecture firm 100architects has created an idea for a six-floor park in Times Square called Vertical Square to make a twist on the idea of “urban parks.”
Common Sense Media shares its ratings for family-friendly movies that are new to DVD and streaming in March and April, plus information about The Jungle Book, in theaters April 15.
Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.
After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”
The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.
It turns out that man’s best friends have been dogs ever since the Viking era!
Play Fair, hosted by the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media, will be held at the Javits Center on February 13-14.
Barbie is receiving a makeover for the first time in 57 years. Toymaker Mattel will make the iconic toy in three new body types: tall, curvy, and petite.
The School at Steps offers a For Boys Only (F.B.O.) class to boys ages 4-5 to introduce dance as a movement class.
Because roaches need love, too.
This father shared how he was able to rekindle his relationship with his daughter as she navigated through being a teenager.
Common Sense Media shares 10 educational websites for preschoolers, elementary school kids, and tweens and teens. These sites are fun, safe, and your kids won't dread learning from them.
New and returning shows in 2016 for kids and teens, including a Lion King spin-off and an X-Files reboot, have lots of promise for families.
Celeb moms like Sarah Jessica Parker, Beyonce, Blake Lively, and Kerri Russell call the NYC area home and just like you, they are trying to balance life and motherhood in the city that never sleeps. Are you a high-fashion 5th Avenue mama or a laid-back Brooklyn-hipster type? Take our quiz to find out!
Common Sense Media shares its picks for the best five educational and fun apps for kids to play on their smartphones and tablets.
Arts Brookfield hosted its Grace-ful Ice: Dinosaurs carving demonstration in front of Grace Plaza, where artists created dinosaur sculptures out of ice.
IDNYC released their list of updated benefits and discounts for all municipal ID holders.
United Airlines organized a special flight for sick children to fly to the North Pole at Newark Liberty International Airport, where they met Santa Claus, Mickey Mouse, Minions, and Batman.
Mali Phoenix Williams-Cody, 3, struggles with speech and language, but when she visited Santa Claus at the Cleveland Centre mall in Middlebrough, U.K., Santa was able to communicate using sign language!
Bowlmor AMF has teamed up with Fighting America from December 18 to January 3 to host the third annual Jingle Bowl, where a dollar will be donated to for every strike bowled.
Common Sense Media shares its top-rated films of 2015 for kids, tweens, and teens.
Bob Hamilton, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician in Santa Monica, California that shared a video of a technique he uses to calm down crying newborns called The Hold.
Parents are turning to Instagram filters for inspiration when coming up with baby names, according to a trend report by Baby Center.
According to BabyNames.com, the most popular baby names are Charlotte and Oliver for 2015, and the site lists the 100 most popular names for the year.