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Lucy Bayly

Lucy Bayly is a New York-based writer, editor, and mother of two young boys who lives amongst a rapidly expanding pile of rainbow bracelets and Lego police vehicles.

Email: editor@nymetroparents.com

Lucy Bayly Articles (16)

Know Your Workplace Rights. Are You Being Treated Fairly?

Tom Spiggle's book, 'You’re Pregnant? You’re Fired! Protecting Mothers, Fathers, and Other Caregivers in the Workplace,' discusses discrimination at work.

Oct. 19, 2015

Substitute Teacher Shares Experiences in NYC Public Schools

Elizabeth Rose, a former arts teacher and current substitute teacher, shares her experiences and what it's like to be a sub teaching in New York City public schools.

Sep. 14, 2015

Do Manners Still Matter?

Faye de Muyschondt, an etiquette expert and founder of socialskilz:-) etiquette school in Manhattan, shares some of the rude behavior she sees in kids due to the digital age and how to instill good manners in kids, plus getting kids to behave at the dinner table.

Aug. 31, 2015

Can Sports Boost Kids' Learning?

In short: Yes! The author of 'Super-Charged Learning' weighs in on how sports psychology can help kids in the classroom, improving their learning potential without rocking the boat with the Board of Education.

Jul. 29, 2015

Empower Teens to Make Good Choices

Mark Mero, a former WWE champion turned inspirational school speaker, discusses how parents can help empower teens to make the right choices, prevent bullying, and deal with peer pressure.

May. 26, 2015

How to Foster Strong Sibling Bonds

Do your kids compete over everything as if they were rival sports teams? Here's how to stop the sibling rivalry, build better sibling relationships, and foster a strong sibling bond.

Apr. 28, 2015

How to Make the Most of Your Child's Preschool Years

An early childhood education expert shares preschool pointers, from assessing potential preschools and what makes a good preschool teacher to the advantages of preschool and how to prepare your child for the preschool setting.

Mar. 23, 2015

Tips to Choosing the Right Nanny for Your Family

Why spend hours choosing the best toys if you leave your child with a caregiver who is not engaging? Here are tips to choosing a quality nanny, handling the nanny-parent relationship, and communicating your needs to your child's nanny.

Feb. 27, 2015

The Importance of Summer Camp for Kids and Teens

Even though you can find after-school activities for any interest your child may have, summer camp is still an important experience for your child, from making new friends to getting prepared for college.

Jan. 30, 2015

How to Turn Your Child's Teen Years into an Age of Opportunity

Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., author of "Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence," shares why adolescence lasts for a longer period of time now than ever before, and how you can help guide your teen through positive influences.

Dec. 19, 2014

NYMP Q&A: Do Fathers Matter?

Paul Raeburn, journalist, scientist, father of five, and author of "Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We've Overlooked", shares why fathers really matter, how fathers influence their children, and how the picture of modern fatherhood is changing.

Oct. 31, 2014

How to Maintain a Healthy Attitude in the Culture of Alarmism

In her new book "From Cupcakes to Chemicals: How the Culture of Alarmism Makes Us Afraid of Everything and How to Fight Back," Julie Gunlock explains the culture of alarmism, why your buying choices shouldn't haunt you, and how to figure out what products are actually safe for your family.

Sep. 22, 2014

Raising Money-Smart Kids: Q-and-A with Dave Ramsey & Daughter Rachel Cruze

In a world of consumerism and instant gratification, it can be hard for parents to live debt-free, much less teach children to be fiscally responsible. In their new book Smart Money Smart Kids father and daughter Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze advocate being open about family finances is the best way to teach children financial literacy.

May. 05, 2014

Can Minimalism Really Work When You Have Kids?

Joshua Fields Millburn turned to the philosophy of minimalism, or, finding a more "purposeful life" through people and experiences, rather than possessions. We sat down to learn more about the minimalist movement, how minimalism can work for families, and his book, Everything That Remains, penned with co-author and minimalist Ryan Nicodemus.

Apr. 07, 2014

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.

Mar. 31, 2014

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.

Feb. 24, 2014

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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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