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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.

Teen Sportsmanship Rewarded in New Contest!

Teen Sportsmanship Rewarded in New Contest!

New York Sports Connection, hub for NYC youth sports, funding $500 prizes in Teen Sportsmanship Essay Contest.

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Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr.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Original Unpublished Manuscript by Beloved Author Dr.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 APRIL 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.

5 Age-Appropriate Money Lessons for Kids

5 Age-Appropriate Money Lessons for Kids

Pamela Yellen, a financial security investigator and author of financial advice books, shares five age-appropriate lessons to teach your children about money.

And the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014 Are...

And the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014 Are...

What do you think are the most popular baby names of 2014? Find out if Liam and Charlotte held onto the top spots for boys and girls, respectively, or if Amelia and Noah beat them out. Plus, find out what name from Pretty Little Liars and Game of Thrones made it into the top three for girls.

What Not to Say to a Grieving Parent

What Not to Say to a Grieving Parent

When the unimaginable happens and a friend or family member looses a child, only thoughts of comfort come to mind. Sandy Peckinpah, author of "How to Survive the Worst that Can Happen", shares what you should and should not say to grieving parents who have lost a child.

Help Your Children Overcome 'Affluenza'

Help Your Children Overcome 'Affluenza'

'Affluenza' is the psychological dysfunction caused by the obsessive and competitive pursuit for more; more money, more material items, more power. While there is pressure on children from affluent homes to be the best, the sense of entitlement that comes with it can be a detriment to your child.

What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

Pediatric cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in children. Experts share the symptoms and risk factors of pediatric cardiomyopathy and what you need to know about children's heart health.

A Guide to Gifts for Your Child's Teacher

A Guide to Gifts for Your Child's Teacher

One person on your gift list this year may be your child's teacher, but shopping for them isn't always easy. Rather than rely on the go-to apple-themed products, we've compiled a few tips for choosing holiday gifts for your child's teacher.

Children Can Receive Letters From Santa Through a Postal Service Program

Children Can Receive Letters From Santa Through a Postal Service Program

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa—complete with a North Pole postmark! The Letters to Santa program adds to the excitement of Christmas and is perfect for interesting youngsters in letter writing.

Holiday Fashions for Boys and Girls

Holiday Fashions for Boys and Girls

With the holidays upon us, fashion is certainly on our minds, from Christmas and Hanukkah parties to New Years Eve celebrations. Here, a few ideas for comfy and chic holiday outfits for boys and girls.

Indulge in Gift-Giving Instincts Without Spoiling You Kids

Indulge in Gift-Giving Instincts Without Spoiling You Kids

With the holidays and the season of giving upon us, it's hard to not buy, buy, buy for your children. But doing so can lead to a feeling of entitlement or affluenza. Here's how to make your kids happy without spoiling them, teach kids about giving back, and how to keep the charitable feeling year-rond, not just during the holidays.

Holiday Gifts That Keep Giving

Holiday Gifts That Keep Giving

It's hard to not give gifts during the holidays, so why not give the ones you love a gift that gives back? St. Jude Children Research Hospitals "Thanks and Giving" campaign offers a variety of holiday gift ideas, all of which benefit the live-saving research at St. Jude.




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