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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!
If your child is an aspiring artist, it may be beneficial to enroll them in an art program. We've compiled a list of some great art studios on Long Island that offer art classes for kids in Nassau County, including Massapequa, Hempstead, Elmont, Lynbrook, New Hyde Park, Glen Cove, and Merrick and Suffolk County, including Amityville, Patchogue, Jamesport, Manorville, Northampton, and Fire Island.
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.
The Spring/Summer 2013 issue of Special Parent, produced by NYMetroParents, features helpful articles on autism, what to look for in a school for your child with special needs, resources and parent support groups in the NYC area, including Fairfield County, CT, and more.
Our March 2013 Camp issue features advice on traveling for kids, exploration of extreme summer camps for kids, information about the New York International Children's Film Festival, a where-to guide of parks, museums, and other places to volunteer in the NY area, and more.
Our February 2013 Camp issue features advice on traveling for kids, tips for attending family camps, a day-trip idea to the Town of Ramapo Challenger Center, a where-to guide of children's museums in the NY area, and more.
Pick up a copy of our January 2013 issue to see a fresh redesign of our pages. Read our feature articles online, including important information about STEM education for students, the benefits of the occasional meatless meal, the new Museum of Mathematics, and where to go skiing or snowboarding in the New York area this winter.
The NYMetroParents December 2012 Winter Showcase and Holiday issue offers features on the top 10 holiday shows for families in New York City, gift ideas for kids, and whether it's good for your child to have imaginary friends. Also find a tree farm to cut down your own Christmas tree in the New York area.
The NYMetroParents November 2012 Family Health issue provides important information on your child's bone health and the effects of too much fruit juice. Plus read about how to hold on to the thanks this holiday season.
The October 2012 Birthday Party issue of NYMetroParents features big-time party ideas for your child's next birthday, back-to-school articles, advice for the cold and flu season, and how to raise an adventurous eater. Plus browse our extensive pumpkin-picking guide to find a pumpkin patch in the New York area near you.
The September 2012 Back-to-School issue of NYMetroParents highlights expert advice on starting the school year right, examines the issues around twins in the classroom, teaches you how to pack a smarter school lunch, and lets you in on where to pick your own apples in the NYC area. Plus, learn about vaccines for every age, and what makes a good mentor.
The After-School Activities August 2012 issue of NYMetroParents offers advice on how to manage your child's full after-school schedule and takes you on a field trip to the Field Station to see dinosaurs come alive. Also get advice on how to stay connected to your preteen, whether ADHD is affecting you or the kids, how to fight pollution to protect the kids, and get tips on raising your kid to be a New York Giants or New York Jets fan.
July's Sourcebook by NYMetroParents has an extensive directory of every kind of resource parents will need throughout the year, including doctors, birthday party places, camps, after-school activities, and more. The July issue also highlights the 2012 Summer Olympic games, tips for dining out with kids, traveling with a challenging child, a roundup of snacks that should be in your pantry, and more.