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Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Local Teen Awarded for His Charity Work to Save Elephants

Josh Kauderer of Englewood, NJ, has been awarded the 2015 Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes for his work to save elephants through his nonprofit organization Elephant Highway.

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Fall TV Preview: 5 Top Shows for Families

Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

NYC 10-Year-Old Gives 400 Kids Care Bears

Ten-year-old Zachary Kaplan partnered with Care Bears to give 400 at-risk children teddy bears as part of Care Bears National #ShareYourCare Day on Sept. 9.

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

Everyone's favorite porous pineapple dweller is bringing all of Bikini Bottom to the stage. With a world premiere set for 2016 in Chicago, fans can expect a Spongebob Squarepants musical on Broadway in NYC for the 2016-2017 season.

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Meet the Winner and Finalists of Our 2015 Cover Contest

Presenting the winner of our 2015 cover contest, plus a peek behind the scenes at our photo shoot with all eight awesome finalists, photographed at PhotoOp NYC, and sponsorship provided by Appaman, Pear Tree Greetings, and CityPass.

Pley Offers Lego Rental Service and Unique Lego Sets

Pley Offers Lego Rental Service and Unique Lego Sets

Dubbed the "Netflix for Legos," Pley is a subscription service that lets you rent unlimited Legos each month, including several exclusive sets not available outside the service.

Sky Zone Bethel Launches Birthday Party Giveaway

Sky Zone Bethel Launches Birthday Party Giveaway

Your child can win a birthday party from Sky Zone Bethel, one of the best trampoline parks in Connecticut, by answering one simple question on Facebook. We give you the details on how to enter!

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

Standardized Test Questions: How Would You Do?

The New York State Department of Education has released sample questions from the standardized tests given to students in grades three through eight.

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

How Friendships Change When You Become a Dad

So you think your relationships won’t change after having kids? Think again. Here's how your relationships may change with your partner, friends, and family when you become a father, and what you can do about it.

Is Your Kid Lego Obsessed? No Worries!

Is Your Kid Lego Obsessed? No Worries!

While the little bricks hurt when you step on them barefoot, the are a beneficial toy for your kids to build with, both for educational and entertainment purposes. Are your kids obsessed with this STEM activity? Immerse them in building at Legoland's new hotel in Florida.

That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

That Inspirational Poem Going Viral? It's by a Brooklyn Teen

'Worst Day Ever?'--a poem being shared on social media by millions--came from the mind of a 17-year-old Brooklyn teen.

New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

New York State Law Benefits Those Who Require ABA

A New York state law now requires insurances to cover up to 680 hours of applied behavior analysis for children with autism spectrum disorder.

Harlem Globetrotters Player Sweet J Attempts 150-Foot Trick Shot in this Video

Harlem Globetrotters Player Sweet J Attempts 150-Foot Trick Shot in this Video

Harlem Globetrotters basketball player Sweet J Ekworomadu recently visited Morey's Piers in Wildwoods, New Jersey. She and fellow player Bull Bullard hopped on the AtmosFEAR ride and from 150-feet up in the air, Sweet J attempts a trick shot in this exciting video.

Sesame Amigos!

Sesame Amigos!

Just when you think Sesame Street can't get any better...Sesame Street & Univision are launching Sesame Amigos, their first-ever Spanish language show for U.S. audiences.

New York Ranks 4th in States with Best Disability Services

New York Ranks 4th in States with Best Disability Services

New York State ranks fourth in the nation for states that have the best services for individuals with special needs and their families.

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

Massive New Attraction Coming to Staten Island

The New York Wheel, on the Staten Island shoreline, will be the largest of its kind in the world, creating a major new attraction for travelers on the Staten Island Ferry and others who venture to that borough.

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

Sweet Memories of FAO Schwarz

The flagship FAO Schwarz toy store is shutting down for good. Visits there were always about the experience more than the toys--but oh, how magical, those visits were.

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.

How to De-Clutter Your Home

How to De-Clutter Your Home

Relish in the opportunity to show off your clean and clutter-free home with these six tips for organizing and getting rid of the clutter in your home.

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.

New York First State to Give All Pregnant Women Access to Health Care

New York First State to Give All Pregnant Women Access to Health Care

New York State has designated pregnancy as a "qualifying life event," creating a special health insurance enrollment period for pregnant women to ensure that all women have access to comprehensive prenatal care throughout pregnancy.

Five Winners of 2nd Annual NYC Library Awards Announced

Five Winners of 2nd Annual NYC Library Awards Announced

New Yorkers submitted more than 13,000 nominations, including every single branch in New York City’s three library systems, to yield the five winning branch libraries in the 2nd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.

GIRL POWER! Empowering Pop-Culture Role Models for Girls

GIRL POWER! Empowering Pop-Culture Role Models for Girls

Modern heroines — from video games, popular cartoons, and revived characters of our own childhood — are inventors, wordsmiths, and unafraid to speak up for themselves and what’s right. Meet — and introduce your little princess to — the 21 coolest girls around.

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!

Lactation Suites in Three New York Airports Provided by Seventh Generation

Lactation Suites in Three New York Airports Provided by Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation is sponsoring the creation and installment of four pumping and nursing pods by Mamava for mothers in three New York area airports. The pods comfortably fit mom traveling with breast pump and luggage or baby, dad, and siblings.




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