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Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

Medical Marijuana & Children: Risks & Benefits

What it's like to provide your child with medical marijuana in New York.

5 Neglected NYC Parks to get $150 Million for Upgrades

5 Neglected NYC Parks to get $150 Million for Upgrades

Five NYC parks in desperate need of repairs and renovations will receive $150 million for upgrades.

New York Wheel’s Opening Delayed Until April 2018
2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

2016 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2016 Kids Cover Contest.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is Coming to Broadway

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is Coming to Broadway

The new teaser trailer for Broadway’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has got fans counting the days until they enter a world of pure imagination when the show opens in April.

Pre-K Classes to Be Held in a Trailer Classroom in Hunters Point

Pre-K Classes to Be Held in a Trailer Classroom in Hunters Point

Though hundreds of pre-K seats have been added throughout Queens, there is still a waitlist for kids in Hunters Point. The DOE is introducing a trailer classroom to accommodate these children.

Autism Study Seeks Participants

Autism Study Seeks Participants

A study that aims to research whether specific genes are linked to autism is looking for participants.

Volunteers Work to Improve Bronx Kids’ Lives & Futures with New Playground

Volunteers Work to Improve Bronx Kids’ Lives & Futures with New Playground

More than 200 volunteers from Delta Air Lines, DreamYard Project, Bronx Pro Group organizers from KaBOOM! and the community worked together to give local kids a new playground.

Advancing Your Career Through Parenthood

Advancing Your Career Through Parenthood

Allyson Downey, co-founder of weeSpring, shares her advice for advancing your career while raising children.

5 Places You Should Not Let Your Kids Play Pokémon Go in NYC

5 Places You Should Not Let Your Kids Play Pokémon Go in NYC

With recent reports claiming that people are playing Pokemon Go at sacred places like the Holocaust museum, re've rounded up 5 places you should not let your kids play the game in NYC.

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New Study Says Nail Biting and Thumb Sucking May Be a Good Thing

New information from Pediatrics says nail biting and thumb sucking in children may prevent allergies.

Pokémon Go Fever is Sweeping the Nation

Pokémon Go Fever is Sweeping the Nation

Pokémon is all the rage once again, with fans of the original game that was popular in the 90s getting the chance to enter the world with Pokémon Go.

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a number of hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery pack which is used in the device can overheat.

CE Week Honors Young Student Innovators at 10 Under 20 Award Ceremony

CE Week Honors Young Student Innovators at 10 Under 20 Award Ceremony

NYC’s brightest gathered at CE Week’s “10 Under 20: Young Innovators to Watch” award ceremony to be honored for their achievements in technological advancement.

State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

State Fair Meadowlands Opens Today

The State Fair in East Rutherford, NJ—kicks off on June 23 for 17 days of fun.

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

New Sleep Guidelines for Children Announced

There are new guidelines for children from doctors who specialize in sleep disorders, detailing how much sleep children of every age should get.

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Winners of Healthy Lunchtime Challenge

First Lady Michelle Obama announced the winners of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating.

Redbook Magazine Survey: What does a stay-at-home-mom do?

Redbook Magazine Survey: What does a stay-at-home-mom do?

In a recent study called “The Mom Gig,” Redbook shed some light on the answer to the question we’ve all been wondering for years: What exactly do stay-at-home moms do on a daily basis?

NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

NYC Education Department Working to Diversify Specialized High Schools

The New York City Education Department is expected to announce a plan today to help black and Hispanic students gain acceptance to some of the most competitive high schools.

New Curious George App Encourages STEM Learning

New Curious George App Encourages STEM Learning

Curious George's latest adventure encourages STEM learning for children.

Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

Graduation 2016: Inspiring Stories of This Year's Graduates

A round-up of amazing stories of NY-area graduates from local high schools and colleges.

Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

Hostess Recall Alert – Snack Cakes May Contain Dangerous Residue

710,000 cases of Hostess treats have been recalled due to possible contamination from a peanut residue.

NYC Students Showcase Artwork in Citywide Exhibition

NYC Students Showcase Artwork in Citywide Exhibition

Students from all five boroughs presented their artwork during LeAp’s ninth-annual citywide student exhibition entitled “A View from the Lunchroom: Students Bringing Issues to the Table,” designed to empower young people to have a voice in their communities and to express themselves on issues of importance to them.

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop Aims to Help Kids Understand Autism

Sesame Workshop's Sesame Street and Autism: See Amazing in All Children initiative aims to help all children better understand autism and combat the stigma of the spectrum disorder.

Big Apple Circus Announces Emergency Fundraising Drive

Big Apple Circus Announces Emergency Fundraising Drive

Big Apple Circus announced today its campaign to “Save the Circus,” an emergency fundraising drive to help the circus raise $2 million over the next two months or it will have to cease operation.




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