Smoking during pregnancy may cause alterations to the baby’s DNA, according to a new study.
Thomas the Train fans will surely be excited to know that Thomas Land, the largest permanent Thomas & Friends attraction in North America, is set to reopen for its second season on May 28th.
Nine great animals for families and tips on which one might be best for your family pet.
Gerber issued a voluntary recall for certain organic pouches due to product spoilage during transport and handling.
New York developed a Zika Plan should the virus make its way to the region.
Disney announced a live production of its hit musical film Frozen will hit Broadway in spring 2018.
The American Museum of Natural History is opening a new exhibit called “Dinosaurs Among Us” on March 21 that will compare dinosaurs to modern-day birds.
Beloved children’s author and illustrator Mo Willems now has an exhibit all about his work at the New-York Historical Society.
An annual health report released this week gives a detailed picture of the health of New York City and its surrounding areas, with Manhattan named the healthiest of the five boroughs, according to amNewYork.
After being closed for over three years, the South Street Seaport Museum is finally reopening its doors with a new exhibit called “Street of Ships: The Port and Its People.”
Keep Music Alive, an organization that advocates music education, is celebrating Teach Music America Week by offering one free, 30-minute lesson.
President Obama announced the new Community Diaper Program for families in need and Huggies is donating 22 million diapers.
Springtime, particularly April and May is the time for the beautiful cherry blossoms to bloom in the NYC area. Here's where you can see them!
The Seeds of Change Grant Program, which will award a total of $300,000 to school and community gardens, is accepting applications through March 28.
Dairy Queen is celebrating its 76th anniversary by giving away free cones on Tuesday March 15, 2016.
Common Sense Media launches a new ratings system evaluating character strengths and values in youth media at South by Southwest media conference in Austin this week.
The American Youth Soccer Organization recently announced a change to its rules regarding heading the soccer ball in under-11 and under-12 divisions.
Is your child looking for his first summer job? Has she aged out of camp, but doesn't want to give it up? Here's why young adults should consider being a camp counselor.
A significant number of New York families are more than satisfied with their experience with universal Pre-K, a survey reported by the New York Daily News revealed.
Educators behind a charter school for autistic students in East Harlem hope to open up another location in the South Bronx in time for the 2017-18 school year.
Kiddle, a new Internet search engine, aims to make web browsing safe for kids.
The 14th Annual Orchid Show, Orchidelirium, is open at the New York Botanical Garden.
A new app is making it easier than ever for parents and teachers to communicate about students.
As the area's first new bridge in more than 50 years arises across the Hudson River, local educators are seizing the opportunity to spark students' interest in STEM learning.
The Panel for Educational Policy approved the closing of three schools in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, the first three of 22 schools Mayor Bill de Blasio has moved to close.