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Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids Share Why Camp is Great

Kids share why they love summer camp.

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island to Open Early This Year

Governors Island will open one month early for the 2017 season.

Interview with Ruby Shamir: Author of 'What's The Big Deal About First Ladies'

Interview with Ruby Shamir: Author of 'What's The Big Deal About First Ladies'

Ruby Shamir is the co-author of the book "What's The Big Deal About First Ladies." Here she answers our questions about the book and relays some interesting facts about America's first ladies.

Long Island Students Win Engineering Competition Regional Finals

Long Island Students Win Engineering Competition Regional Finals

Three students from Trinity Regional School on East Northport, Long Island won first place at the regional finals round of DiscoverE’s Future City Competition on Jan. 21.

FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's Artist-Designed Mini Golf Course on Governors Island Needs Your Help

FIGMENT's artist-designed mini golf course will not be able to return for its 10th season if its Kickstarter campaign is not successful.

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet Gives a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Bronx Zoo

Animal Planet will soon premiere 'The Zoo,' which will give audiences an in-depth look behind the scenes at the Bronx Zoo.

New Residential Summer Camp for Children with Special Needs

New Residential Summer Camp for Children with Special Needs

Reece School will be launching a residential summer camp, Camp Reece, at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs this July

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus to End This Year

After 146 years, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey is ending all circus shows due to high costs and a decline in ticket sales.

Kids Receive Free Dental Care at Annual Give Kids a Smile Day

Kids Receive Free Dental Care at Annual Give Kids a Smile Day

Give Kids a Smile Day is an annual event that provides dental care to underserved children across the country.

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.




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