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In the Magazine: March 2017

In the Magazine: March 2017

Check out our March 2017 issue, which includes articles about helping children navigate social media and preparing them for the careers of the future. Uncover if you should hide vegetables in your kids' meals and the best spots to go horseback riding, plus read a Q-and-A with Hilaria Baldwin.

In the Magazine: February 2017

In the Magazine: February 2017

Check out our February 2017 issue, which includes articles about getting your children ready for the real world, and why kids think summer camp is so great. Plus find the best indoor play spaces, and learn how kids are giving back in your community through the NYMetroParents Caring Kids Awards.

In the Magazine: January 2017

In the Magazine: January 2017

Check out our January 2017 issue, which includes articles about if homework is necessary for kids, how to find summer fun in the winter, and why boys are falling behind. Plus find the best spots to go skiing and snowboarding, and read along as one mom contemplates if her babysitter is doing a better job than her.

In the Magazine: December 2016

In the Magazine: December 2016

Check out our December 2016 issue, which includes articles about etiquette schools for kids, delicious hot cocoa recipes, staycations around the New York metro area, and how to avoid spoiling your children around the holidays. Plus a behind-the-scenes look at "The Nutcracker," where to cut your own Christmas tree, and your child's strangest behaviors and habits.

In the Magazine: November 2016

In the Magazine: November 2016

Check out our November 2016 issue, which includes articles about how teachers are using the election in lesson plans, how to help kids avoid common health problems, creative ways to whip up Thanksgiving side dishes, plus where to go ice-skating, our local health care guide, and services for kids with special needs.

In the Magazine: October 2016

In the Magazine: October 2016

Check out our October 2016 issue, which includes articles about tips for handling birthday party scheduling dilemmas, a guide to when your kids are old enough for certain things, three, 20-minute meal recipes, what your teen needs to know before starting his first job. It also includes a DIY pumpkin animals, a guide to haunted houses, corn mazes, and where to pick your own pumpkins, and a look at the Historic Village and Allaire.

In the Magazine: September 2016

In the Magazine: September 2016

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.

In the Magazine: August 2016

In the Magazine: August 2016

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.

In the Magazine: July 2016

In the Magazine: July 2016

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.

In the Magazine: May 2016

In the Magazine: May 2016

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.

In the Magazine: April 2016

In the Magazine: April 2016

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.

In the Magazine: March 2016

In the Magazine: March 2016

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.

In the Magazine: February 2016

In the Magazine: February 2016

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.

In the Magazine: January 2016

In the Magazine: January 2016

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.

In the Magazine: December 2015

In the Magazine: December 2015

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.

November 2015 Table of Contents

November 2015 Table of Contents

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.

October 2015 Table of Contents

October 2015 Table of Contents

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.

September 2015 Table of Contents

September 2015 Table of Contents

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!

June 2015 Table of Contents

June 2015 Table of Contents

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.

May 2015 Table of Contents

May 2015 Table of Contents

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!

April 2015 Table of Contents

April 2015 Table of Contents

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!

March 2015 Table of Contents

March 2015 Table of Contents

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!

February 2015 Table of Contents

February 2015 Table of Contents

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.

December 2014 Table of Contents

December 2014 Table of Contents

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!

November 2013 Table of Contents

November 2013 Table of Contents

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.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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