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Christina Vercelletto

Christina Vercelletto

Christina Vercelletto is a lifelong south-shore Long Islander. She currently resides in Babylon with her husband, three children, and a morbidly obese calico. A media veteran, Christina has held editorial positions at Babytalk, Parenting, Scholastic Parent & Child, Woman's Day, and FamilyFun. She's been a frequent guest on Today, The View, and Good Morning America.

Email: editor@nymetroparents.com

Christina Vercelletto Articles (41)

Christmas in NYC: 7 Things to Do with Kids

From holiday windows in NYC to skating in Bryant Park, here's how to spend the day in NYC with children this holiday season.

Nov. 16, 2015

SoCal: Worth the Trip

Here’s what’s new and exciting at Disneyland Resort and LEGOLAND California—and how to take that dream trip for less.

Sep. 27, 2015

Kids Can Go to Toy Fair in 2016!

After 113 years of being left out in the cold (literally), the New York City Toy Fair held at the Javitz Center will welcome kids and families in 2016.

Sep. 21, 2015

All NYC Students to be Taught Computer Science by 2025

Mayor De Blasio is putting city schools' focus squarely on the science of computers. By 2025, our students will be better prepared for the burgeoning technology jobs in the city.

Sep. 16, 2015

Six Hacks for the Best Party Ever

Your children may be counting down the days until their next birthday—who doesn't love to be celebrated?—but you're probably stressing about what do to at the party and baking a cake. We're here to help, with six birthday hacks to make the day go smoothly.

Sep. 14, 2015

Handling Prickly Party Situations

Faye de Muyshondt, founder of socialsklz:-), a Manhattan etiquette school for kids, shares guidelines for how to invite guests to a birthday party, writing thank you notes, and handling food allergies.

Sep. 14, 2015

New Study: Car Seat Misuse Rampant

Protecting your child on the road comes down to proper car seat use. But that doesn't happen nearly half the time, says a new study. Here's what you need to know.

Sep. 11, 2015

Your Halloween Problems, Solved!

Local parents share smart solutions to the trick-y troubles that seem to haunt us all in October.

Sep. 11, 2015

Best Kept Secrets of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art isn't called the world’s greatest museum for nothing. If you've never taken your kids to see its treasure troves, don't wait another week.

Sep. 09, 2015

Turn Math Homework Tears into Cheers

Math homework: All kids get it, and some kids struggle through the Common Core State Standards and "new math". We spoke to area experts for the best tips to help you help your kids with math homework.

Aug. 31, 2015

What Your Babysitter Is Dying to Tell You

Keeping a great babysitter can be as hard as finding one in the first place. Up your odds of being her favorite client by following these often unspoken rules.

Aug. 25, 2015

Here's What's New at Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge in the Poconos has been a fave family vacation spot for years. Now, you have even more reason to go. It's not just for splashing anymore.

Aug. 18, 2015

7 Home Safety Hazards to Avoid

Renown home safety expert and how-to guru, Alvin Ubell, Founder of Accurate Building Inspectors of Brooklyn (Accuratebuilding.com), has seen it all. Here, he shares the worst safety slips he's seen in homes where children live. The good news: they're all easy to fix.

Aug. 13, 2015

8 Underrated Kid Milestones

Every child hits these "other" milestones sooner or later. But nobody talks about them—so we are!

Aug. 06, 2015

Incredible New Oddity at Ripley's!

It's a curious kid's fantasy land, Ripley's Believe it or Not! Times Square Odditorium. And you'll never guess what they trotted out now.

Jul. 29, 2015

Sesame Amigos!

Just when you think Sesame Street can't get any better...Sesame Street & Univision are launching Sesame Amigos, their first-ever Spanish language show for U.S. audiences.

Jul. 28, 2015

Taking it to the Streets

Summer Streets is back! Don't miss this annual family fun fiesta. This year it includes a mega water slide and a zipline! The best part? It's all free!

Jul. 28, 2015

Best-Kept Secrets of Intrepid

Whether you have a preschooler, a grade-schooler, a teen, or all three, the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum will teach and thrill with exhibits, simulators, and hands-on fun.

Jul. 01, 2015

Amazing High School Graduation Gifts

Stumped for what to get that soon-to-be high school grad you adore? We rounded up a unique collection of personal, practical, perfect presents.

Jun. 19, 2015

Awesome Middle School Graduation Gifts

End-of-eighth-graders are not exactly easy to buy for. And you're invited to a middle school graduation party. No worries. We sussed out ideal gifts, whether you want to spend a little or a lot.

Jun. 17, 2015

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