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Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Top 10 TV Shows for Kids This Year

Common Sense Media shares ratings for 10 kids' TV shows, plus a preview of 'Pete's Dragon.'

At What Age Will My Son Become A Threat?

At What Age Will My Son Become A Threat?

One Long Island mom shares her thoughts about this month's police violence and its effects on her black family.

11 Apps and Games that Help Build Reading Skills

11 Apps and Games that Help Build Reading Skills

Common Sense Media rates 11 apps and games that help kids ages 2 and older build reading skills.

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

Architecture Firm Creates Prototype for a Vertical Park in Times Square

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.”

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

Movies on DVD and Streaming in March and April

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 Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber Issues Recall of Organic Food Pouches

Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

South Street Seaport Museum Is Reopening For the First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

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.”

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

Meet Dogs From the Westminster Dog Show at Discovery Times Square

It turns out that man’s best friends have been dogs ever since the Viking era!

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

The First-Ever Play Fair Debuts in NYC

Play Fair, hosted by the Toy Industry Association and LeftField Media, will be held at the Javits Center on February 13-14.

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

Barbie Gets a Makeover: Mattel Adds Three New Body Types

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.

Not Your Sister's Ballet Class

Not Your Sister's Ballet Class

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.

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Send Your Crush a Creepy-Crawly Cockroach Valentine

Because roaches need love, too.

Growing Pains: Surviving the Tumultuous Teen Years

Growing Pains: Surviving the Tumultuous Teen Years

This father shared how he was able to rekindle his relationship with his daughter as she navigated through being a teenager.

10 Educational Websites for Kids

10 Educational Websites for Kids

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.

Kids' TV Must-Watch List: 2016 Edition

Kids' TV Must-Watch List: 2016 Edition

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.

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

QUIZ: Which NY-Area Celebrity Mom Are You?

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!

5 Fun AND Educational Apps for Kids

5 Fun AND Educational Apps for Kids

Common Sense Media shares its picks for the best five educational and fun apps for kids to play on their smartphones and tablets.

Dinosaur Ice Sculptures Roar Into Bryant Park

Dinosaur Ice Sculptures Roar Into Bryant Park

Arts Brookfield hosted its Grace-ful Ice: Dinosaurs carving demonstration in front of Grace Plaza, where artists created dinosaur sculptures out of ice.

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC Card Holders Receive Added Benefits

IDNYC released their list of updated benefits and discounts for all municipal ID holders.

United Airlines Sends Sick Kids on a

United Airlines Sends Sick Kids on a "Fantasy Flight' to the North Pole

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.

Santa Asks a Little Girl What She Wants for Christmas Using Sign Language

Santa Asks a Little Girl What She Wants for Christmas Using Sign Language

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!

Bowl a Strike at Bowlmor and a Dollar Will be Donated to Feeding America

Bowl a Strike at Bowlmor and a Dollar Will be Donated to Feeding America

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.

Best Family Movies of 2015

Best Family Movies of 2015

Common Sense Media shares its top-rated films of 2015 for kids, tweens, and teens.

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

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.




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