Check out our September 2016 issue, which includes the winners and finalists of our 2016 Cover Contest, everything you need to know about your kid taking a gap year, tips on how to get kids to eat while socializing in the school cafeteria, whether or not you should let your child play contact sports, and one moms take on medical marijuana in New York. It also includes a DIY sail boat, a guide to where to pick your own apples, and a look at the New York City Fire Museum.
Check out our August 2016 issue, which includes a quiz on picking the best after-school activity for your child, everything you need to know about music lessons, and a look at how water parks train lifeguards. It also includes a three unique burger recipes, a mollusk wind chime craft, a guide to where to pick your own berries, and a look at the Prospect Park Zoo.
The July 2016 issue of NYMetroParents includes our annual All-in-One Resource Guide, with our picks for the best things to do in each season in the NYC area. Plus, tips for helping your child build great homework skills and managing your child's busy schedule. Also, learn how to stay positive for your child with special needs.
Check out our May 2016 issue, which discusses how to help your kids develop a taste for eating healthy and why it's essential to talk to your kids about body image now. It also includes a roundup of services that deliver groceries and make-your-own meal boxes, and a Special Parent section. Plus, a clothespin art display craft, a look at the Alice Austen House, and a list local zoos and nature centers.
Check out our April 2016 issue, which discusses how to prepare your child to be a good host at his own birthday party. It also includes tips on what pet might be best for your family, and Autism Awareness Month resources. Plus, a painting with raindrops DIY, a look at Bear Mountain State Park, and a list of places to catch a minor league baseball game.
Check out our March 2016 issue, which discusses the camp effect and why camp friendships and camp counselors are so important. It also includes everything you need to know about Community Supported Agriculture and how teachers are using the new Tappan Zee Bridge to teach STEM. Plus, a braided headphone DIY, a look at the Beardsley Zoo, and a list of places to volunteer.
Check out our February 2016 issue, which includes how to cope with your kid's first crush, a look at planning for camp now, and interviews with local dentists about kids' dental health. Plus, awesome taco recipes, a scientific valentine craft, and a list of kid-friendly museums.
Check out our January 2016 issue, which includes how to bring out the genius in your kid, a look at the local "kindie rock" scene, interviews with local families on how they chose the right school for their kids, and life advice from a 13-year-old who's doing it all. Plus, hearty soup recipes for winter, T-Shirt tug toy DIY, and great indoor play spaces for kids.
Check out our December 2015 issue, which includes great things to do in Manhattan during the holidays, how to make a museum trip a success for kids of all ages, interviews with the stars of Broadway's School of Rock, and how you can protect your family from third-hand smoke. Plus, where to cut your own Christmas tree, a snow globe DIY, and the best holiday movies for kids.
Check out our November 2015 issue, which includes when to go to the ER versus Urgent Care, medical myths and misconceptions, 12 mac and cheese recipes, and how to get the most out of your child's special needs services. Plus, where to go ice-skating, a custom mug DIY, and the best fall shows for kids.
Check out our October 2015 issue, which includes birthday party hacks, solutions to your biggest Halloween problems, and the joys of the local toy store. Plus, monster marshmallow treat recipes, a crown DIY, what's new on DVD in October, and our guides to pumpkin picking and Halloween activities.
Check out our September 2015 issue, which includes an introduction to our cover contest winner and finalists, tips to help your children choose healthier foods in the cafeteria, how to turn math homework tears into cheers, and 9 bits of wisdom to be a good divorced dad. Plus, Duff Goldman shares his favorite bake sale recipe, and our annual back-to-school resource guide to start the school year on the right foot!
The June 2015 issue of NYMetroParents features tons of ideas for summer fun with your kiddos! You'll find our top 95 picks to make each summer day count, plus our guide to amusement parks and summer programs for kids.
The May 2015 issue of NYMetroParents features our family health guide, with advice and resources for keeping your family in tip top shape. Plus, you'll find tips on planning the best family cruise ever, a special needs school planner, seasonal activities, a where-to guide for catching minor league baseball games, and much more!
The April 2015 issue of NYMetroParents features our birthday party planner, with advice and resources for hosting the perfect celebration for your child. Plus, you'll find tips on making the most of your child's preschool years, advice on modern RSVP rules, an photo essay by a local stay-at-home dad, a special on autism awareness, and much more!
The March 2015 issue of NYMetroParents features our summer camp planner, with advice and resources for finding the perfect camp for your kids. Plus, you'll find tips on making the most of your family vacations to Disney World and Sesame Place, advice on how to raise your son as a gentleman, an essay by a local mom on love, loss, and parenthood, and much more!
The February 2015 issue of NYMetroParents magazines features our camp directory, to help you find the perfect summer camp experience for your child. You'll also find fun ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with your kids, the importance of sending children to camp, 10 discipline mistakes parents make and how to fix them, and what may be causing your child's constant boredom, and of course, tons of fun family activities for school break and beyond.
The December 2014 issue of NYMetroParents magazines features a fashion section full of stylish and comfy holiday clothes for kids, a guide to teacher gifts (they'll actually like), advice on how to replace the "gimmes" with generosity, sledding safety tips, and more!
The NYMetroParents November 2013 health issue features tips on talking to your kids about substance abuse, gingerbread cookies for Hanukkah, the "comet of the century", and information on the 529 college savings plan. Plus find a guide of where to go ice skating in the NYC area this fall season.
The NYMetroParents October 2013 birthday party issue features tips on hosting a foreign exchange student, a young voice actor's love of math, easy and tasty breakfast ideas for picky eaters, and ideas for creating new birthday party traditions. Plus find a guide of where to go pumpkin picking in the NYC area this fall season.
The NYMetroParents August 2013 after-school activities features a story on the importance of letting your kids take risks, tips on teaching your teens to eat a balanced diet, how to keep your children safe from sexual abuse, and why it's okay for your kids not to share. Plus find a guide of where to go berry-picking in the NYC area.
The NYMetroParents July 2013 Source Book features a guide to the best beaches in the NYC area, how to throw a pirate or princess birthday party for kids, tips on cooking and eating with your children, and of course pages of local family resources, from pediatricians and dentists to after-school activities and sports programs.
The NYMetroParents June 2013 Summer Activities issue features tips on how make healthy choices at summer fairs and festivals or ballgames, a guide to amusement parks in the NYC area, day trips less than two hours away from your home, and guides to miniature golf courses and carousels that will all ensure your family has a fun summer.
The NYMetroParents May 2013 Family Health issue features tips on how to regulate your child's sugar intake, an overview of how acne may affect your teen, and health tips from experts on tennis lessons and more. Plus a celebrated food blogger and mom shares how she'd like to spend Mother's Day. Also check out the issue's guide to train museums and exhibits in the NYC area for National Train Day.
The NYMetroParents April 2013 Birthday Party and Camp issue features fun ideas for your child's next birthday party, including a recipe for a chocolate chip cake recipe, how to prepare kids to leave for summer camp, and a look at living on both sides city and suburbs fence. Plus introduce your child to America's favorite pastime at a minor league baseball game in New York.