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Hyde Leadership Charter School in South Bronx Graduates First Senior Class

Hyde Leadership Charter School in South Bronx Graduates First Senior Class

The only college preparatory high school in the Hunts Point neighborhood of the South Bronx, Hyde Leadership Charter School, will graduate its first senior class on June 29 with a 95 percent college acceptance rate.

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis Unveils $6.5 Million Outdoor Expansion

Sahara Sam's Oasis, a water park in West Berlin, NJ, debuted a $6.5 million outdoor expansion called The Beach Club at the start of its 2013 summer season.

The American Camp Association and the National Wildlife Federation Join Forces

The American Camp Association and the National Wildlife Federation Join Forces

The American Camp Association® has partnered with the National Wildlife Federation in an educational alliance to enhance the importance and impact of nature on families, youth, and the outdoor camp experience.

Shop Destination Maternity and Support March of Dimes

Shop Destination Maternity and Support March of Dimes

Destination Maternity stores nationwide, including Destination Maternity, Motherhood Maternity, and A Pea in the Pod, and Jessica Simpson are supporting March of Dimes to help raise money for the nonprofit that aims to promote stronger, healthier babies.

How to Help Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims and Make It Count

How to Help Aid Oklahoma Tornado Victims and Make It Count

Donate your time or money to these Better Business Bureau Accredited Charities to help the victims of tornado disaster in Moore, Oklahoma, and also get tips on how to make sure your donations will be used.

Grammy Nominated Matisyahu Helps Spread Anti-Bullying Messages on YouTube

Grammy Nominated Matisyahu Helps Spread Anti-Bullying Messages on YouTube

Grammy Award-nominated Matisyahu invites artists to spread messages of anti-bullying and self-empowerment by submitting their own covers of the song "Live Like a Warrior" on YouTube.

Survey Reveals Most Adults Think Psychiatric Disorders in Children are Underdiagnosed

Survey Reveals Most Adults Think Psychiatric Disorders in Children are Underdiagnosed

A survey released today by Parents magazine and the Child Mind Institute shows how the tragedy in Newtown, CT has influenced public opinion on children's mental health issues. The results show that more than half of adults think psychiatric disorders in children are underdiagnosed.

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

Nationwide Campout Kicks Off Summer

The National Wildlife Federation will sponsor The Great American Backyard Campout this June to encourage kids and families to connect with nature by camping in their own backyard.

Casting Call for Youth Singers at 2013 U.S. Open

Casting Call for Youth Singers at 2013 U.S. Open

Does your child love to sing? He or she can send in a DVD submission for the chance to sing at the National U.S. Open this year during the 2013 U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium.

Thank Your Child's Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week

Thank Your Child's Educator During Teacher Appreciation Week

During Teacher Appreciation Week in May, show your child's educator he or she is appreciated and also teach your child the importance of showing gratitude and appreciation to people who care about them.

Girl Scouts Survey Uncovers Lack of Financial Confidence in Girls

Girl Scouts Survey Uncovers Lack of Financial Confidence in Girls

A Girl Scouts survey reveals the lack of confidence girls have when it comes to finances, though the survey also uncovered that girls understand the importance of being financially literate and stable.

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Statistics & How You Can Help

Autism Awareness Month: Autism Statistics & How You Can Help

Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism and science organization and it lights the way to make this April's Autism Awareness month better than ever. Learn autism statistics and how you can help increase awareness of this growing disorder.

Celebrate World Book Day April 23

Celebrate World Book Day April 23

Celebrate World Book Day on April 23 by reading with your children with a new collection of children's books that you can win from Tidy Bookcases and Usborne Books & More.

Movement to Prevent Hearing Loss in Teens Gains Momentum

Movement to Prevent Hearing Loss in Teens Gains Momentum

Starkey Hearing Foundation's Listen Carefully program, which educates teens about the dangers of listening to music too loudly and aims to prevent teen hearing loss, has gained momentum.

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Participate in Screen-Free Week as a Family

Take a step back and assess your family's technology use and take on the screen-free week challenge by turning off your TVs and iPhones to spend more time outdoors and increase quality family time.

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The Importance of Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

The annual Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day presents an opportunity for more than just schmoozing by the water cooler—it can help expand your child’s horizons.

Speak Up for Kids Campaign to Help Banish Stigma of Mental Health Care

Speak Up for Kids Campaign to Help Banish Stigma of Mental Health Care

The Speak Up for Kids campaign, started by the Child Mind Institute, aims to banish the persistent stigma around mental health care, especially among children. Here is how you can get involved in Speak Up for Kids.

How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?

How Will The Affordable Care Act Affect People with Disabilities?

With the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare," implemented under President Barack Obama, here is how these changes to the nation's health care plan will affect families and people with special needs and disabilities.

NYMetroParents Receives 15 Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

NYMetroParents Receives 15 Excellence Awards from Parenting Media Association

Parenting Media Association (PMA) recognized NYMetroParents with 15 awards for editorial and design excellence at its 2012 awards banquet in Atlanta. This is a record-high number of PMA awards for NYMetroParents.

Black Rock Forest Consortium Announces Summer Science Program

Black Rock Forest Consortium Announces Summer Science Program

If your child loves science, Black Rock Forest Consortium may have just the summer camp you're looking for. Now offering 18 different science camps to choose from, Black Rock Forest aims to advance scientific understanding through research, education, and conservation programs for tweens and teens.

City Mouse, Country Mouse: Where Does Your Family Call Home?

City Mouse, Country Mouse: Where Does Your Family Call Home?

In the debate of raising your kids in the city versus raising your kids in the suburbs, the most important thing to consider is what's best for your family. A Manhattan mother discusses the benefits of both, and what you should consider before moving to the 'burbs.

Turf Wars: The City Vs. Suburbs Debate on the Blogosphere

Turf Wars: The City Vs. Suburbs Debate on the Blogosphere

Wee Westchester's "Westchester vs. Brooklyn" post caused a ruckus on the parenting blogosphere. Here's a sampling of the arguments for raising your kids in the city versus raising your kids in the suburbs.

Cyclists Will Ride 400 Miles to Capitol for Gun Safety in Honor of Sandy Hook

Cyclists Will Ride 400 Miles to Capitol for Gun Safety in Honor of Sandy Hook

A team of 26 cyclists will set off to ride 400 miles in four days on March 9 from Newtown, Connecticut to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about the need for gun safety legislation in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.

Most Accommodating Restaurants for People with Food Allergies

Most Accommodating Restaurants for People with Food Allergies

People with special dietary restrictions can take note of these U.S. restaurant chains that have been ranked by the food allergy community as most accommodating when it comes to preparing menu items with certain allergies in mind.

FLOTUS: New Grant Opportunity to Get Obesity-Fighting Programs into More Schools

FLOTUS: New Grant Opportunity to Get Obesity-Fighting Programs into More Schools

FLOTUS Michelle Obama announces new school grant opportunities that would allow the schools to implement innovative programs that target childhood obesity, including NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center's CHALK/Just Move program.




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