New York City officials announced that eight parks will undergo substantial facelifts in an effort to make the spaces more welcoming to their neighborhoods and its residents.
In New York, the top baby names of 2015 were Olivia for a girl and Liam for a boy, slightly different than the nationwide most popular names.
Caddying is not only a way to learn valuable skills, it can also earn teens a 4-year college scholarship through the Western Golf Association Evans Scholar Foundation.
A new fine-dining club in NYC, for young families, takes the stress out of eating out with kids.
It’s probably every kid’s dream to be about to step into the world of his favorite animated story, and NYC kids will get the chance to do just that with the launch of Pip’s Island.
As 3-year-old Trucker Dukes fights cancer, he’s found support from some local heroes—the FDNY, who will be honoring the little boy by swearing him into the New York City Fire Department as an honorary firefighter .
Arianna Huffington talks with us about The Huffington Post's new web series 'Talk to Me.'
A new study finds children trust knowledgeable characters on educational TV shows.
New study ranks 50 states and District of Columbia from best to worst for working mothers.
In honor of Star Wars Day on May 4, Discovery Times Square is hosting a special celebration with their Star Wars and the Power of Costume: The Exhibition display.
A new survey shows a discrepancy between what New York City parents think and what teens experience when online using social media, and reveals rampant cyberbullying among middle and high school aged kids.
According to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for data collected between 2001-2013, playground injuries among kids aged 14 and below are at an all-time high.
“Birds in Flight,” presented by JetBlue, will return to the Bronx Zoo’s historic Astor Court for seven weekends beginning Saturday and Sunday, May 7 and 8.
Their brothers and sisters have special needs, but these children face their own unique challenges—and opportunities for growth.
The results of the Nation’s Report Card are in, and it looks like the majority of high school seniors aren’t college or career ready.
Enter your child in the 2016 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest for the chance to see your cutie on a cover of an upcoming magazine and win awesome prizes!
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.”
In a study published by the journal PNAS, researchers found that 9-month-old babies that listened to waltz music were able to recognize sound patterns better than those that did not.
The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have been recently declared the latest New York City official family ambassadors.
Kreider Farms, in Manheim, PA will unveil a brand new observation tower on May 3.
NYMetroParents.com and our print magazines won 10 of the Parenting Media Association’s 2015 Design & Editorial Awards.
New York’s First Lady Chirlane McCray is launching a book club and welcoming New Yorkers to not only join, but also come to Gracie Mansion to discuss the selected books this spring.
A new paper just released by youcubed, a Stanford University center dedicated to giving research based mathematics resources to teachers and parents, is supporting the use of visual mathematics.
Friday, April 8th is National Empanada Day and Pollo Campero, the world’s largest Latin chicken restaurant brand, is celebrating by treating guests to free empanadas.
New York State's new budget includes a paid family and medical leave requirement.