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Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Pediatrician Shares Technique He Uses to Calm Crying Babies

Bob Hamilton, MD, FAAP, is a pediatrician in Santa Monica, California that shared a video of a technique he uses to calm down crying newborns called The Hold.

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents Are Turning to Instagram Filters for Baby Name Inspiration

Parents are turning to Instagram filters for inspiration when coming up with baby names, according to a trend report by Baby Center.

The Winner of Our 2015 Halloween Photo Contest

The Winner of Our 2015 Halloween Photo Contest

We received many wonderful photos of kids in their Halloween costumes and after much deliberation, we selected a winner of our Halloween Photo Contest.

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

‘Charlotte’ and ‘Oliver’ are the Most Popular Baby Names of 2015

According to BabyNames.com, the most popular baby names are Charlotte and Oliver for 2015, and the site lists the 100 most popular names for the year.

Star Wars Activities For Kids in NYC

Star Wars Activities For Kids in NYC

Get your Star Wars on with these great activities for kids in New York.

Special Education Teacher Documents His Positive Teaching Methods with His Students

Special Education Teacher Documents His Positive Teaching Methods with His Students

Christopher Ulmer is a special education teacher in Florida that documents his positive interactions with his students on Facebook and approaches teaching them in a loving way.

Kids Tell Jimmy Kimmel What They Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Kids Tell Jimmy Kimmel What They Are Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Jimmy Kimmel interviewed kids before Thanksgiving to share what they are thankful for, and their responses are hilarious.

NYC Woman Buys Out Toy Store, Donates Everything to Homeless Children

NYC Woman Buys Out Toy Store, Donates Everything to Homeless Children

Carol Suchman bought the entire inventory of Hudson Party Store in the West Village and donated thousands of toys and stuffed animals to the NYC Department of Homeless Services.

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Adds 27 Young Reporters

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps Adds 27 Young Reporters

Scholastic News Kids Press Corps announced on November 17,2015, that it has added 27 new student reporters for the 2015-2016 school year.

Bobby Cannavale, Edie Falco and Others to Perform One-Act Plays by NYC Kids

Bobby Cannavale, Edie Falco and Others to Perform One-Act Plays by NYC Kids

Bobby Cannavale and Edie Falco will perform in one-act plays written by kids as part of The 52nd Street Project Playmaking series.

First Lady to Honor NYC’s Rosie’s Theater Kids

First Lady to Honor NYC’s Rosie’s Theater Kids

Rosie’s Theater Kids will be given the 2015 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award on Nov. 17 by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Taylor Swift Donates 25,000 Books to NYC Schools

Taylor Swift Donates 25,000 Books to NYC Schools

Taylor Swift teams with Scholastic to donate 25,000 books to NYC schools.

Autistic Teen Saves Choking Classmate Using Method He Learned on Cartoon

Autistic Teen Saves Choking Classmate Using Method He Learned on Cartoon

Brandon Williams, an autistic teen, saved his classmate with the Heimlich Maneuver.

Hershey Lodge Announces New Pool Complex

Hershey Lodge Announces New Pool Complex

Hershey Park announced this week that it will open Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge, an innovative indoor pool complex, next spring.

City Education Department Launches NYC Reads 365 Initiative

City Education Department Launches NYC Reads 365 Initiative

The NYC Reads 365 initiative will bring books to classrooms in the hopes of inspiring children to read.

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media Study Reveals Adolescents' Media Usage

Common Sense Media's new study Common Sense Censes: Media Use by Tweens and Teens, reveals how much time adolescents are using various entertainment media each day.

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Disney’s New Polynesian Princess Adventure, 'Moana', Hits Theaters Next November

Excitement mounts as new details emerge about 'Moana', Disney's upcoming Polynesian princess adventure, slated to release next November 2016.

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

New Study Claims Cutting Out Sugar Can Improve a Child’s Health in 10 Days

The National Institutes of Health published a study claiming that in as little as 10 days, kids's overall health will improve with cutting sugar from their diets.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

8 NYC Schools Named Top Innovative Schools in U.S.

Eight New York schools named to the Top Innovative Schools list in a country-wide round-up of boundary breaking educational institutions.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Should You Still Be Eating Processed Meat? Experts Weigh In.

Several experts weigh in on the World Health Organization's announcement that processed meat causes cancer.

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Fall TV Roundup for Kids and a November Theater Release

Common Sense Media shares ratings for three new fall shows for kids and families, plus what to anticipate in the November release of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2'.

Dentists Who Buy Back Halloween Candy

Dentists Who Buy Back Halloween Candy

These local dentists will buy your kids uneaten candy this Halloween. Spare cavities, make some money, and feel charitable knowing that most of the candy is then donated to troops overseas.

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

The State of the Kid: 2015 Survey Results

Highlights magazine released its annual “State of the Kid” report for 2015, focusing on three main areas: discipline, indulgence, and competition.

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

Sesame Street Introduces a New Character Who Has Autism

As part of a new initiative to destigmatize autism, Sesame Street is introducing Julia, a new character who has autism, and with it resources for parents to use.

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

NY Cosmos in Playoff Contention

The New York Cosmos, part of the North American Soccer League, is headed into Championship Semifinals in early November. But don't miss the chance to see the last two home games of the 2015 season!




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