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Hottest Halloween Costumes for Kids this Year

Hottest Halloween Costumes for Kids this Year

The most popular halloween costumes for kids change each year. Find out which ones are trendy this year and get a jump start on shopping.

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

Massive Nickelodeon Theme Park Coming to NJ

Massive Nickelodeon Theme Park Coming to NJ

Kids will soon be able to get up close and personal with Spongebob, Dora and the rest of their Nickelodeon faves when Nickelodeon Universe—the largest indoor theme park on the continent—opens in New Jersey in 2018.

Olivia Wilde Has a Message For Subway Riders Who Don't Give Up Their Seats for Pregnant Women

Olivia Wilde Has a Message For Subway Riders Who Don't Give Up Their Seats for Pregnant Women

Pregnant Olivia Wilde takes to Twitter to rant about her subway ride.

Teen Launches App for Kids to Find a Place to Sit in the Cafeteria

Teen Launches App for Kids to Find a Place to Sit in the Cafeteria

Natalie Hampton, 16, is the creator of Sit With Us: an app that allows students to find a group to sit with in the cafeteria to avoid eating alone.

New York's Own Grace Vanderwaal Wins America's Got Talent

New York's Own Grace Vanderwaal Wins America's Got Talent

Suffern, NY native, Grace VanderWaal crowned America's Got Talent winner.

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Welcome Baby Number 3!

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Welcome Baby Number 3!

Hilaria and Alec Baldwin welcome their third child.

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

Doctors Dismiss Parents Who Refuse to Vaccinate Kids

As more parents are refusing to vaccinate their kids, a growing number of doctors are refusing to see these children as patients—with the blessing of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

PAW Patrol Coming to a Stage Near You

PAW Patrol Coming to a Stage Near You

PAW Patrol, is hitting the road with its first-ever live stage show, PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue, coming to 90 U.S. cities, including NYC, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

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.




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