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.
From the April 2014 issues of NYMetroParents comes a selection of funny and thoughtful quotes about the benefits of flexible work options, women and multitasking, fussy eaters, and the wonderful weirdness of kids.
From the NYMetro Special Parent Spring/Summer 2014 issues comes a selection of thought-provoking quotes about special needs parenting, including one dad's take on miniscule milestones, optimism about autism, and an introduction to the new accessible icon.
From the NYMetroParents March 2014 issues, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting quotes about parenting. This month features Mommy Shorts' musings on family vacations, an excerpt from "The Good Mother Myth," one mom's hope for sunny days ahead, and more.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Avoiding Meltdowns, Embracing Broccoli, and Just Enjoying a Hot Cup of Tea
From the NYMetroParents February 2014 issues comes a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting quotes from the world wide web of parenting. This month features Wednesday Martin of Stepmonster, author Dina Rose, psychologist Rita Eichenstein, and Vera Sweeney of Lady and the Blog.
From the NYMetroParents January 2014 issues, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting quotes from the world wide web of parenting. This month features author Katrina Alcorn and blogs NYC Taught Me and Dim Sum Debutante.
With a sense of wonder, abiding love, and concern, a Manhattan mother of a child who has autism envisions the significant other he will one day—hopefully—have.
From a Ke$ha-inspired Goldilocks to an anything-but-traditional Canadian-accented ladybug, this Brooklyn dad takes kid-lit role-playing to a whole new level. Whether the kids are on board is another matter.
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Twitter Talk, Girl Scouts, and Connecting with Kids on Social Media
From the NYMetroParents November issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.