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10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.

How to De-Clutter Your Home

How to De-Clutter Your Home

Relish in the opportunity to show off your clean and clutter-free home with these six tips for organizing and getting rid of the clutter in your home.

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.

New York First State to Give All Pregnant Women Access to Health Care

New York First State to Give All Pregnant Women Access to Health Care

New York State has designated pregnancy as a "qualifying life event," creating a special health insurance enrollment period for pregnant women to ensure that all women have access to comprehensive prenatal care throughout pregnancy.

Five Winners of 2nd Annual NYC Library Awards Announced

Five Winners of 2nd Annual NYC Library Awards Announced

New Yorkers submitted more than 13,000 nominations, including every single branch in New York City’s three library systems, to yield the five winning branch libraries in the 2nd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.

GIRL POWER! Empowering Pop-Culture Role Models for Girls

GIRL POWER! Empowering Pop-Culture Role Models for Girls

Modern heroines — from video games, popular cartoons, and revived characters of our own childhood — are inventors, wordsmiths, and unafraid to speak up for themselves and what’s right. Meet — and introduce your little princess to — the 21 coolest girls around.

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!

Lactation Suites in Three New York Airports Provided by Seventh Generation

Lactation Suites in Three New York Airports Provided by Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation is sponsoring the creation and installment of four pumping and nursing pods by Mamava for mothers in three New York area airports. The pods comfortably fit mom traveling with breast pump and luggage or baby, dad, and siblings.

'Outstanding Mother' Meredith Vieira Says: 'They Picked the Wrong Person'

'Outstanding Mother' Meredith Vieira Says: 'They Picked the Wrong Person'

Meredith Vieira was one of four NYC-area moms to receive the 2015 Outstanding Mother Award from the National Mother's Day Committee. Her reaction? "They picked the wrong person!"

First-Ever Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby World Championship to be Held in NYC

First-Ever Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby World Championship to be Held in NYC

The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America will host the first Pinewood Derby World Championship on June 27 in the center of Times Square. Registration for the event is open, and more than 200 Cub Scouts from across the nation are expected to attend.

Of 17.1 Million Mentally Ill Kids, Most Are Not Getting Treated

Of 17.1 Million Mentally Ill Kids, Most Are Not Getting Treated

The Child Mind Institute released the first annual Children’s Mental Health Report, which synthesizes the most important data on the prevalence of mental illness in children and the gap between need and care. The report shows that the majority of kids aren't getting treated.

New York Hall of Science Honored with a National Award for Services

New York Hall of Science Honored with a National Award for Services

The New York Hall of Science of Queens is one of 10 recipients of this year’s National Medal for Museum and Library Service. The National Medal is the nation’s highest honor given to museums and libraries for service to the community.

Five Places to Look for High School Internship Opportunities

Five Places to Look for High School Internship Opportunities

Internships help students learn more about industries or fields of interest, meet professionals to whom they can turn as mentors in the future, and most importantly, gain real world experience. Use these five tips on where to start looking.

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

The New York Palace Partners with Broadway Musical Finding Neverland to Offer Package Deal

Tickets to the hottest Broadway shows can be hard to come by, so why not treat the whole family to an overnight hotel stay and score tickets to Finding Neverland in the process?

NYMetroParents Wins 17 Awards at 2015 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents Wins 17 Awards at 2015 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents was recognized by the Parenting Media Association with 17 excellence awards at its 2015 Editorial and Design Awards Competition banquet in Baltimore. This is a record-high number of PMA Awards for NYMetroParents.

Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr. Seuss Discovered

Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr. Seuss Discovered

An original manuscript with accompanying sketches by Dr. Seuss was discovered in the La Jolla, California home of the late beloved children's author. 'What Pet Should I Get?' will be published by Random House Children's Books this summer.

Information About NYMetroParents' Cover Contest

Information About NYMetroParents' Cover Contest

Each year, NYMetroParents hosts a Cover Contest to give local kids the chance to be featured on the magazines' covers. Here's what you need to know about the contest and how to get advanced notice when this year's contest begins.

Meet the Camps: Long Island

Meet the Camps: Long Island

Here are Long Island programs that offer children summer fun, great instruction and wonderful social settings. Get to know them all.

Meet Camp Directors at the Westchester Camp & Summer Activities Fair

Meet Camp Directors at the Westchester Camp & Summer Activities Fair

Parents will get a chance to meet camp directors and learn about summer camps and other summer programs for kids in the NY metro area at the 33rd annual Westchester Camp & Summer Activities Fair, to be held in White Plains on February 8.

20 Discipline Mistakes Even Great Parents Make

20 Discipline Mistakes Even Great Parents Make

When it comes to disciplining your children, even the most well-informed, best-intentioned parents use less-than-effective habits. Daniel J. Seigel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D., share the 20 discipline mistakes even great parents make.

Parents Agree All Children in Day Care Should be Vaccinated

Parents Agree All Children in Day Care Should be Vaccinated

University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health shows that most parents agree that all children in day care centers should be vaccinated.

2015 Open House Dates

2015 Open House Dates

UPDATED MAY 2015: Looking for more information on a local camp or school? See below for our list of current, upcoming open houses in Rockland, Westchester, Brooklyn, Queens, Fairfield, Manhattan, and Long Island.

True Grit is the Key to Your Child's Success

True Grit is the Key to Your Child's Success

Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, LICSW, Rebecca Jackson, and Robert M. Pressman, Ph.D., authors of "The Learning Habit: A Groundbreaking Approach to Homework and Parenting that Helps Our Children Succeed in School and Life" and researchers behind The Learning Habits Study, found that grit—determination, tenacity, and willpower—is the key to your child's success.

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History

Exhibits, Movies, and Games to Get Kids Interested in History

Are your kids not thrilled about learning history? Try immersing them in history by visiting a local museum with a mummy exhibit, The Brooklyn Museum or Metropolitan Museum of Art are two nearby, or watch one of these movies or play one of these games about history to supplement learning.

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder

Study Finds Children With Autism More Sedentary Than Those Without the Disorder

A recent Oregon State University study found that children with autism tend to be more sedentary than children without autism, but that children with autism tend to be on par with peers in terms of completing physical fitness activities.




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