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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.

Operation Backpack Launched to Collect School Supplies for Children in Need

Operation Backpack Launched to Collect School Supplies for Children in Need

Volunteers of America-Greater New York will launch OPERATION BACKPACK 2014 on July 14, the annual campaign to collect brand new backpacks and school supplies for the thousands of children living in New York City homeless and domestic violence shelters.

10 Things to Do if Your Pet is Lost

10 Things to Do if Your Pet is Lost

Paul Mann, founder and CEO of Fetch! Pet Care, shares 10 tips to help find your lost dog or cat, including going door to door and notifying pet shelters.

NYMP Q&A: How Parents Can Find the Job of Their Dreams

NYMP Q&A: How Parents Can Find the Job of Their Dreams

Prominent brand strategist Richard Lewis says that to find the job of your dreams, it all boils down to smart marketing. His thoughts on parents, connections, and shedding your SAHM skin.

Free Family Fun Camp at Books-A-Million Every Saturday in July

Free Family Fun Camp at Books-A-Million Every Saturday in July

Books-A-Million will host a Free Family Fun Camp every Saturday in July at each of its 258 locations. Books-A-Million offers such programs as a refreshing way to help parents provide their children with creative outlets for learning during the summer break.

National Brain Tumor Society Hosts New York Event to Raise Funds for Finding a Cure

National Brain Tumor Society Hosts New York Event to Raise Funds for Finding a Cure

The National Brain Tumor Society is hosting a 5K walk on Saturday, June 21 in New York to bring together the local community of brain tumor survivors, patients, family members, caregivers, and friends for a day that will raise awareness and funds for the critical brain tumor research.

New Mini Golf at Children’s Museum of the East End

New Mini Golf at Children’s Museum of the East End

The Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE)will debut a new nine-hole mini golf course over Memorial Day Weekend. The outdoor course is designed to help kids learn about the properties of physics.

FAQ: 2015 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ: 2015 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered your frequently asked questions about the NYMetroParents Kids Cover Contest. Find out how to enter your child, information on how the winners are chosen, voting policies, cover contest prizes, and details on the finalists' photo shoot.

Study Shows Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

Study Shows Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

A recent study done at Florida State University shows the link between frequent Facebook use and the risk of eating disorders in girls because Facebook can negatively affect self-image.

It's Okay if Toddlers Don't Share

It's Okay if Toddlers Don't Share

Heather Shumaker, author of "It’s OK NOT to Share…and Other Renegade Rules for Raising Competent and Compassionate Kids," discusses the importance of uninterrupted play for toddlers, and how the typical adult views of sharing trample kids' right to play, as well as the benefits of renegade sharing and child-directed turn-taking.

NYMP Q&A: Breaking the Toddler Code

NYMP Q&A: Breaking the Toddler Code

Child psychologist and parenting expert Tovah P. Klein, Ph.D., gives insight to toddlers and how they thrive by giving us a toddler's view of the world, as well as tips for calming a public tantrum.

Child Mind Institute Promotes 'Speak Up Sundays' in May

Child Mind Institute Promotes 'Speak Up Sundays' in May

The Child Mind Institute, an organization dedicated to transforming mental health care for children, hosts its annual Speak Up for Kids campaign and encourages people everywhere to share stories about mental health issues during #SpeakUpSundays in May.

Attend Free Comic Book Day At Local Comic Shops

Attend Free Comic Book Day At Local Comic Shops

Attend Free Comic Book Day at local comic shops on Saturday, May 3 for free comic books and fun activities.

Eastern Jungle Gym Swing Set Giveaway

Eastern Jungle Gym Swing Set Giveaway

Eastern Jungle Gym, a leading manufacturer of cedar swing sets, is kicking off their "Swing Into Spring" swing set giveaway contest. Read below for your chance to win an Eastern Jungle Gym swing set.

NYMetroParents Wins 16 Awards at 2014 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents Wins 16 Awards at 2014 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents was recognized by the Parenting Media Association with 16 excellence awards at its 2014 Editorial and Design Awards Competition banquet in Philadelphia. This is a record-high number of PMA awards for NYMetroParents.

2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire

2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship by Shire

Shire, a company dedicated to helping those with life-altering conditions lead better lives, has added two scholarships to their 2014 Michael Yasick ADHD Scholarship. In memory of Michael Yasick, the awards will go to students who are 25 years of age and older and are attending or returning to college as undergraduates.

'Avonte's Law' to Provide Free GPS Tracking for Children on the Autism Spectrum

'Avonte's Law' to Provide Free GPS Tracking for Children on the Autism Spectrum

The disappearance of a nonverbal Queens boy prompted a New York Senator to introduce "Avonte's Law," legislation that would provide GPS tracking free of charge for children on the autism spectrum.

Top Six Reasons Why Kids Choose to Smoke

Top Six Reasons Why Kids Choose to Smoke

Michael Popkin, Ph.D., spokesperson for Real Parents Real Answers, a campaign to prevent kids from smoking, shares six reasons kids choose to smoke cigarettes.

Solving the Case of What's Wrong at Camp

Solving the Case of What's Wrong at Camp

What do you do when your child says she doesn't like her camp and refuses to go back? A parent shares tips to solve the case of What's Wrong at Camp to make your child's summer at camp enjoyable.

NYMP Q&A: The Parenthood Paradox

NYMP Q&A: The Parenthood Paradox

In her new book "All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood," Jennifer Senior addresses the fact that while kids are the overwhelming joy of our lives, they're not always fun. She shares how family life has changed, and how you can find joy in parenting.

Try the Taste-and-Rate Approach to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

Try the Taste-and-Rate Approach to Get Your Kids to Try New Foods

Dina Rose, Ph.D., author of "It's Not About the Broccoli," suggests trying the taste-and-rate approach to get your kids to try new foods. The process exposes picky eaters to new foods and reveal their inner food critic.

Rules of Engagement for Responsible Coaches on Social Media

Rules of Engagement for Responsible Coaches on Social Media

ResponsibleSports.com shares 10 social media guidelines for coaches to follow when interacting with young athletes on Facebook, including creating a coach account rather than use your personal account and creating an interest page for the team.




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