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.
Common Sense Media shares its ratings for three classic Christmas movies, and what to expect in 'Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens', in theaters Dec. 18.
Common Sense Media shares ratings for three new fall shows for kids and families, plus what to anticipate in the November release of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'.
If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.
Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".
Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.
Beauty Mama, aka, Michele Brown, dives into the uncanny resemblance between her and her daughter, and the importance of finding your own identity when growing up.
What happens when you challenge a baby to a breakdance battle? You get this adorable video.
Instead of trying to stem disappointment, it is far more instructive to teach your child to roll with the punches and make the best of the situation, no matter what the situation turns out to be.
There are more constructive and effective ways to praise your child than defaulting to "Good job!" Here, Dr. Bartell explains why the phrase needs to be phased out of your vocabulary.
NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.
When this dad decides to take his kids to a concert festival, he and his family must face the music together—from standstill traffic to finding water and all the issues inexperienced festival-goers face.
Get to know Emma Rausch, a fall 2014 editorial intern with NYMetroParents.
From the May 2014 issues of NYMetroParents comes a selection of funny and thoughtful quotes about the lack of available paternity leave, the inevitable sleepless nights of parenting and the success of a weekend away from the city.