If your kids like a little spookiness along with their tricks and treats, this list of scary (but not too scary!) Halloween movies for kids and families compiled by Common Sense Media is sure to hit just the right note.
Common Sense Media shares what you need to know about the movies available in October on DVD and streaming, plus a preview of "Pan".
Local NYC school children spoke with The Seventy Four about what they might ask Pope Francis when visits Our Lady Queen of Angels school in East Harlem during his visit to the United States.
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.
Superheroes, puppets, and a family-friendly variety show highlight this season's roster.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
The New York State Department of Education has released sample questions from the standardized tests given to students in grades three through eight.
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.
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.
'Worst Day Ever?'--a poem being shared on social media by millions--came from the mind of a 17-year-old Brooklyn teen.
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 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.
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 State ranks fourth in the nation for states that have the best services for individuals with special needs and their families.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.