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Are Kids Getting Enough Time for Recess?

Are Kids Getting Enough Time for Recess?

SHAPE America created guidelines for schools to follow to support recess for all K-12 students.

Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

Infants Should Eat Peanuts to Prevent Allergies, New Guidelines Say

New guidelines say infants ages 4-6 months should eat peanut-containing foods to prevent allergies.

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Initiative to Make College Tuition-Free for New Yorkers

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Initiative to Make College Tuition-Free for New Yorkers

The plan is called Excelsior Scholarship and would be geared toward families with an income of $125,000 or less.

American Girl Debuts New 2017 Girl of the Year Doll, Gabriela McBride

American Girl Debuts New 2017 Girl of the Year Doll, Gabriela McBride

American Girl is ringing in the New Year with the debut of Gabriela McBride™, the company’s new 2017 Girl of the Year™!

RoboMindTech Represented the U.S. in the World Robot Olympiad

RoboMindTech Represented the U.S. in the World Robot Olympiad

Three students from RoboMindTech represented the United States in the World Robot Olympiad in India.

Mommybites: Online Classes, a Nanny Board, and More

Mommybites: Online Classes, a Nanny Board, and More

Mommybites.com provides parents with trusted Nanny Boards, online classes, local events, and more.

Is Homework Necessary?

Is Homework Necessary?

A look inside the debate about whether homework is necessary—and what a Brooklyn elementary school is doing instead

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

Nearly $3 million will be spent to expand the Fatherhood Initiative program.

Congress Passes Postpartum Depression Legislation

Congress Passes Postpartum Depression Legislation

Congress recently passed groundbreaking maternal mental health legislation, the Bringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act.

New York City Boy Wins Grand Prize in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest by Uncle Ben's

New York City Boy Wins Grand Prize in Ben's Beginners Cooking Contest by Uncle Ben's

Jesse Gunn and his father Tommy were named one of five grand prize winners in the Ben’s Beginners™ Cooking Contest.

Does Parents’ Media Use Affect Kids?: Study

Does Parents’ Media Use Affect Kids?: Study

Common Sense Media’s newest report finds parents aren’t the role models they think they are when it comes to screen time.

Nike's New Study Shows Muscle Fitness Leads to Strong Minds

Nike's New Study Shows Muscle Fitness Leads to Strong Minds

Physical and mental health are two things all parents want for their kids, but a new study funded by Nike has shown that the two actually go hand-in-hand.

2016's Top Baby Names According to BabyCenter.com Are...

2016's Top Baby Names According to BabyCenter.com Are...

BabyCenter.com polled its users and these are the top baby names of 2016...

The 2017 NYC Kindergarten Application is Now Open

The 2017 NYC Kindergarten Application is Now Open

The 2017 New York City Kindergarten application is now open.

'Sports Illustrated Kids' Names Brooklyn Sisters SportsKids of the Year

'Sports Illustrated Kids' Names Brooklyn Sisters SportsKids of the Year

'Sports Illustrated Kids' has named Tai, Rainn, and Brooke Sheppard “SportsKids of the Year” for 2016. The trio are the second set of siblings to win the honor.

Parents of New York City Kindergarten Students Will Receive Money to Save for College

Parents of New York City Kindergarten Students Will Receive Money to Save for College

The New York City Child Savings Account will launch in fall 2017 for low-income families with kindergarten students to start saving money for college tuition.

Bronx Zoo Sets World Record for Largest Origami Elephant Display

Bronx Zoo Sets World Record for Largest Origami Elephant Display

The Bronx Zoo made history today when it set the Guinness World Record for the largest origami elephant display in the world.

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Ends: Help Your Family Fall Back Without Stress

Daylight Saving Time 2016 Ends: Help Your Family Fall Back Without Stress

It’s time to set the clocks back. This Sunday, Nov. 6, daylight saving time 2016 ends at 2am.

New SIDS Guidelines Released

New SIDS Guidelines Released

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that for the first six months of life, and longer if possible, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents.

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How Teachers Utilize the Election in Lessons

How local teachers are including the 2016 election in lesson plans and raising civic awareness in kids.

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights Magazine Releases State of the Kid: The Election Edition

Highlights released its annual State of the Kid report, with an emphasis on the upcoming presidential election, according to its website.

Real Life Superheroes to Descend on Gotham for 10th Annual Superheroes Anonymous

Real Life Superheroes to Descend on Gotham for 10th Annual Superheroes Anonymous

History will be made on October 30th when Real Life Superheroes (RLSH) gather for the largest ever annual conference of Superheroes Anonymous.

Dog Trainer Shares Tips to Get Your Dog Used to Your Baby

Dog Trainer Shares Tips to Get Your Dog Used to Your Baby

Drayton Michaels, award-winning dog trainer, shares tips to train your dog for the arrival of your newborn.

How Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's Child Care Plans Compare

How Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton's Child Care Plans Compare

See what Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have included in their child care plans.

Girl Scouts Introduces Cyber Safety Patch

Girl Scouts Introduces Cyber Safety Patch

The Girl Scouts of West Central Florida and the Center for Cyber Safety and Education have created a new cyber safety patch that all Girl Scouts in the United States can earn.




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