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What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

What Parents Need to Know About Children's Heart Health

Pediatric cardiomyopathy is the leading cause of sudden cardiac arrest in children. Experts share the symptoms and risk factors of pediatric cardiomyopathy and what you need to know about children's heart health.

A Guide to Gifts for Your Child's Teacher

A Guide to Gifts for Your Child's Teacher

One person on your gift list this year may be your child's teacher, but shopping for them isn't always easy. Rather than rely on the go-to apple-themed products, we've compiled a few tips for choosing holiday gifts for your child's teacher.

Children Can Receive Letters From Santa Through a Postal Service Program

Children Can Receive Letters From Santa Through a Postal Service Program

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus. And the Postal Service can help you prove it when Santa replies to your child’s letter to Santa—complete with a North Pole postmark! The Letters to Santa program adds to the excitement of Christmas and is perfect for interesting youngsters in letter writing.

Holiday Fashions for Boys and Girls

Holiday Fashions for Boys and Girls

With the holidays upon us, fashion is certainly on our minds, from Christmas and Hanukkah parties to New Years Eve celebrations. Here, a few ideas for comfy and chic holiday outfits for boys and girls.

Indulge in Gift-Giving Instincts Without Spoiling Your Kids

Indulge in Gift-Giving Instincts Without Spoiling Your Kids

With the holidays and the season of giving upon us, it's hard to not buy, buy, buy for your children. But doing so can lead to a feeling of entitlement or affluenza. Here's how to make your kids happy without spoiling them, teach kids about giving back, and how to keep the charitable feeling year-rond, not just during the holidays.

Holiday Gifts That Keep Giving

Holiday Gifts That Keep Giving

It's hard to not give gifts during the holidays, so why not give the ones you love a gift that gives back? St. Jude Children Research Hospitals "Thanks and Giving" campaign offers a variety of holiday gift ideas, all of which benefit the live-saving research at St. Jude.

Three Games That Encourage Kindness

Three Games That Encourage Kindness

Want to encourage people to be kinder to each other? These three games from "Unbored Games" by Joshua Glenn and Elizabeth Foy Larson encourage kindness and giving back year-round through Boom Boom! cards and random acts of kindness.

Announcing the 2014 NYMetroParents Halloween Photo Contest Winners!

Announcing the 2014 NYMetroParents Halloween Photo Contest Winners!

The 2014 Halloween Photo Contest ran on the NYMetroParents Facebook page from Oct. 22 through Nov. 5. Find out which little monsters had the best costumes and the most votes! Prizes include $50 gift cards to UrbanSitter and a KidzBop Party-Karaoke Package.

NYMP Q&A: Do Fathers Matter?

NYMP Q&A: Do Fathers Matter?

Paul Raeburn, journalist, scientist, father of five, and author of "Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked", shares why fathers really matter, how fathers influence their children, and how the picture of modern fatherhood is changing.

HONY Photographer Releases Kids' Book

HONY Photographer Releases Kids' Book

Brandon Stanton, the creator and photographer behind the popular blog Humans of New York, recently released "Little Humans," a children's photo storybook.

Yogapalooza Children's Show Hosted by Bari Koral Debuts on Z Living

Yogapalooza Children's Show Hosted by Bari Koral Debuts on Z Living

Yogapalooza, a new yoga-based TV show for kids on the Z Living network, stars musician Bari Koral, who leads kids through various yoga poses and concepts during the 30-minute show.

Fire Prevention Week Promotes Working Smoke Alarms

Fire Prevention Week Promotes Working Smoke Alarms

Fire Prevention Week, sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association for more than 90 years, is Oct. 5-11. This year's theme is Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!

How to Maintain a Healthy Attitude in the Culture of Alarmism

How to Maintain a Healthy Attitude in the Culture of Alarmism

In her new book "From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back," Julie Gunlock explains the culture of alarmism, why your buying choices shouldn't haunt you, and how to figure out what products are actually safe for your family.

The Right Questions to Ask About Your Child's Education

The Right Questions to Ask About Your Child's Education

If math and science aren't your strongest subjects, determining the strengths of your child's education can seem like you're back in school. Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what questions to ask your child and their teacher when assessing your child's math and science education.

A Parents' Guide to Quality Math and Science Education

A Parents' Guide to Quality Math and Science Education

How do you know whether your child is receiving quality math and science education in school? Insideschools, which provides authoritative, independent information about New York City public schools, shares what to look for when assessing your child's classroom for a quality learning environment.

Mitzvah Market Develops B'Nai Mitzvah Planning Software

Mitzvah Market Develops B'Nai Mitzvah Planning Software

Mitzvah Market developed Mitzvah Organizer, a b'nai mitzvah planning program to helps parents who are planning a bar or bat mitzvah stay organized and stress-free.

America Will Turn the Lights On To Support Afterschool Programs

America Will Turn the Lights On To Support Afterschool Programs

People all across the United States and at U.S. military installations worldwide will turn the lights on this October by joining the only national rally for afterschool programs.

Sesame Street Exhibit to Open at the New York Public Library

Sesame Street Exhibit to Open at the New York Public Library

As Sesame Street begins its 45th season, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and Sesame Workshop invite fans of all ages to take a closer look at the show's legacy, artistry, and beloved characters at the new free multimedia exhibition Somebody Come and Play: 45 Years of Sesame Street Helping Kids Grow Smarter, Stronger, and Kinder. The exhibition will be on display in Sept. 18-Jan. 31, 2015.

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills

Tips to Help Improve Your Child's Reading Skills

Is your child's reading struggles sapping his back-to-school enthusiasm? A Westchester-based children's literacy consultant shares three tips to improve his reading skills, including visualizing, questioning, and taking notes.

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

Helping Your Tween Transition to and Navigate Middle School

When transitioning from elementary school to middle school, there are many mores your tween will have to adjust to—more teachers, more homework, more activities. As more responsibility shifts to your child, here are some tips to help him or her navigate middle school.

Meet the 2014 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists

Meet the 2014 Cover Contest Winner and Finalists

Introducing Emily, the winner of the 2014 NYMetroParents cover contest, and the eight finalists, including Fan Favorites and sisters Milani and Lola! Get to know these cute kids, take a behind-the-scenes peek of the photo shoot at PhotoOp NYC, plus a video that captures the kids' spirit—and cuteness!

Ebates Teen Style Survey Reveals Top Trends for Back to School

Ebates Teen Style Survey Reveals Top Trends for Back to School

Ebates.com, a pioneer and leader in online cash back shopping, announced the results of its 2014 Back to School Survey: sporty clothes, urban fashion, and junior hipster looks are top trends for back to school.

Meet the New, Older Dora the Explorer

Meet the New, Older Dora the Explorer

Valerie Walsh Valdes, the NYC co-creator of Dora the Explorer discusses her inspiration for creating an older Dora and the new show "Dora and Friends: Into the City", plus Fatima Ptacek, a Queens kid who voices Dora, gives us the inside scoop on the older character.

Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area Awards $80,000 to Five Area High School Seniors

Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area Awards $80,000 to Five Area High School Seniors

Ronald McDonald House Charities® New York Tri-State Area awards college scholarships to five exceptional area high school graduates as part of its General Scholars scholarship program to provide college tuition assistance to promising students.

Announcing Winners of the NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest

Announcing Winners of the NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest

We narrowed it down from more than 1,000 entries in our 2014 Kids' Cover Contest to determine the Grand Prize winner, who hails from Queens. Our two Fan Favorites (sisters!) live in the Bronx. Congratulations, girls! Meet them below, and check our September issue to find all nine finalists.




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