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Tracking Santa on GPS

Tracking Santa on GPS

Millions of children eagerly await jolly old St. Nick's arrival on Christmas Eve. And while you could try placating their anticipation with a few early stocking stuffers, why not let them track Santa on his route - via GPS, no less.

Getting a Christmas Tree, NYC Style

Getting a Christmas Tree, NYC Style

Linda Grant, a single mom living in New York City, reminisces about family trips to the Christmas tree farm during her suburban childhood and explains how she carries on that tradition with her daughter, even though they live in the city.

Gifts for Teens: Seeing Green

Gifts for Teens: Seeing Green

Must you spend lots of cash to keep your teens happy this holiday? One Long Island mom weighs in.

Merry Mishaps

Merry Mishaps

NYMetroParents' deputy managing editor, Christine Tarulli, shares her family's favorite tales of those disastrous Christmas Eves spent attempting to assemble last-minute gifts.

Tidings of Joy

Tidings of Joy

Mom blogger Michaela Searfoorce, an NYC parent of two toddlers and a preteen son with special needs, reflects on her blessings in honor of the upcoming holiday season.

Best Holiday Books for Kids

Best Holiday Books for Kids

Brooklyn Mom Karen Connell, founder of the blog A Child Grows in Brooklyn, lists her top three holiday stories for kids along with two new favorites that she'll be adding to her family's bookshelf this year.

10 Great Retro Toys for Kids of All Ages

10 Great Retro Toys for Kids of All Ages

Remember that Easy-Bake Oven or Mr. Potato Head you had when you were a kid? Classic toys like those never go out of style. So whether you're shopping for kids or a partner who appreciates the occasional silly gift, these throwback toys recommended by a Queens Mama are sure to be a hit.

Five Great Gifts Made in the NYC Area

Five Great Gifts Made in the NYC Area

A Queens Mama shares her tips on how to buy locally this holiday season, including five great gifts made right here in the New York City area.

Halloween Photo Contest Winners

Halloween Photo Contest Winners

We received more than 80 entries for our Halloween photo contest this year, and in the race for the most votes, a few were neck-and-neck until the very end, but the first place submission took it home with more than 640 votes.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Knuffle Bunny, Babies with iPads, & Motherhood at Every Age

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Knuffle Bunny, Babies with iPads, & Motherhood at Every Age

From our December issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting thoughts from the web and the world of parenting.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: A Book of Farts, the Tickle Monster, and Roasting a Chicken

The Best of the Rest of the Web: A Book of Farts, the Tickle Monster, and Roasting a Chicken

From our November print issues: Check out our roundup of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and, most of all, relatable quotes from a selection of our favorite mom and dad bloggers and groups, including Mamiverse and Adventures in Mommyland.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mom Mantra, Daddy Duty, and Funny Money

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Mom Mantra, Daddy Duty, and Funny Money

From our October print issues: Check out our roundup of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and, most of all, relatable quotes from a selection of our favorite mom and dad bloggers, including Lady and the Blog, Love that Max, Nona Brooklyn, and NYC Dads Group.

Meet the Editor: Karen Demeter

Meet the Editor: Karen Demeter

Introducing Karen Demeter, Fairfield,Suffolk, and Special Parent Calendar Editor

Meet the Editor: Kaitlin Ahern

Meet the Editor: Kaitlin Ahern

Introducing Kaitlin Ahern, Deputy Editor and Food & Nutrition Editor.

Meet the Editor: Ellen Pocost

Meet the Editor: Ellen Pocost

Introducing Ellen Pocost, Westchester Calendar Editor and Directory Editor

Meet the Editor: Dee Saunders

Meet the Editor: Dee Saunders

Introducing Dee Saunders, Nassau Calendar Editor

Meet the Editor: Amber Greviskes

Meet the Editor: Amber Greviskes

Introducing Amber Greviskes, Contributing Writer and Editor

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Love That Max, Terrible Teachers, and Bully Action

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Love That Max, Terrible Teachers, and Bully Action

From our October "Special Parent" issue: check out our latest roundup of thought-provoking, observant, and sometimes laugh-out-loud quotes from a selection of our favorite parent (and kids!) writers and bloggers.

Hit the Books…and Then the Ball

Hit the Books…and Then the Ball

Rich Kammerer from Parents "R" Talking discusses helping students balance their time between keeping their grades up at school, participating in extracurricular activities, and making friends along the way.

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

What I Learned on My Summer Vacation

Brooke Foster from Mommy Moi discusses some life-enriching tips she's learned this summer.

Tips for Surviving Potty Training Trauma

Tips for Surviving Potty Training Trauma

Samantha from the mom blog 'Have Sippy, Will Travel' lists her tips for helping parents potty train their children with as little stress as possible.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Chore Wars, Romantic Moments, and Messy Monsters

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Chore Wars, Romantic Moments, and Messy Monsters

From our September print issues: check out our latest roundup of thoughtful, observant, and laugh-out-loud quotes from a selection of our favorite mom (and dad!) bloggers and writers.

Organize Your Kids Schedules with the FREE NYC School Calendar App

Organize Your Kids Schedules with the FREE NYC School Calendar App

A Child Grows in Brooklyn tells us how to keep track of your child's school schedule with the handy NYC School Calendar app.

Autonomy

Autonomy

Robin Gorman Newman from Motherhood Later discusses how she gives her young son a sense of independence.

Becoming a Free-Range Parent

Becoming a Free-Range Parent

A recent post by one of our favorite bloggers, Maureen Eich VanWalleghan, one of the writers behind Motherhood Later.




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