A study from the Environmental Defense Fund found levels of lead in baby food across the country, however pediatricians say that parents should not too concerned.
The New York State scholarship program—offering free college tuition to New York residents attending CUNY or SUNY schools—is now accepting applications.
In honor of World Oceans Day on June 8, the Wildlife Conservation Society launched a 30-Day Plastics Challenge for people to reduce the amount of plastic items that end up in our oceans.
The Come Out & Play Festival will return to New York City for its 12th year this summer from July 21-22.
Babies younger than 1 should not be given fruit juice at all, while older kids should drink it only in moderation and focus instead on eating whole fruit, according to new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Good news Disney fans! Disney Cruise Line has announced that it will be sailing to both Bermuda and Quebec City for the first time in fall 2018, leaving from New York City aboard the Disney Magic cruise ship.
Crayola needs your help in naming its newest blue crayon. In return it's giving away one of six grand prizes for an all-expense paid trip for four to the Orlando Crayola Experience.
Insurance premiums for pregnant women could go up considerably per the new GOP health bill, intended to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
The Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium needs your help in deciding what its next mural will be.
The Netflix series "13 Reasons Why" is causing some local schools to take action to protect students and inform parents.
Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced plans to bring free, full-day, early childhood education to every 3-year-old in NYC.
Enter our annual cover contest April 24 to June 9 for a chance to see your child on a magazine cover and win great prizes.
New York City officials created a boat-naming contest for second graders as part of the city's new ferry service. Some winning names were recently announced.
Staten Island FunPark, formerly known as Staten Island Go Karts, will open on April 1, the new name a reflection of the park’s improvements and future new attractions.
‘Sesame Street’ is introducing a new character named Julia: a muppet with autism.
'Peppa Pig Live! Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!' is coming to Staten Island and New Jersey this spring. The charming British pig will also appear in a brand-new live show, 'Peppa Pig's Surprise!,' touring the U.S. this fall.
Nowruz is the Persian New Year, which this year takes place on March 21. Here's where you can celebrate it in New York City.
Kalahari Resorts and Conventions has expanded its amenities and more than doubled its rooms at its African-themed family resort in the Pocono Mountains.
NYMetroParents won seven awards for editorial, design, and digital excellence at the Parenting Media Association's 2017 Awards Banquet.
New research shows women get less sleep than men in a household with children.
A survey by KRC Research shows how many parents give their children an allowance, and the percentage who pay up for good grades.
NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray aims to reach high-need populations with free baby showers for new and expecting parents and caregivers as part of the NYC Baby Showers series.
Stop by your local Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop for a free cone on April 4.
Just in time for Women’s History Month and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego announced it will be creating a fan-designed set called Women of NASA, featuring Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman, and Mae Jemison.
East Hill Farm School provides middle school students with a hands-on farm experience.