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Melissa A. Kay

Melissa A. Kay

Melissa A. Kay is a writer, editor, and content strategist with over 15 years of experience in the publishing field in the areas of family, beauty, health, employment, lifestyle, entertainment, and more. She lives in Manhattan with her loving husband and inspiring cat, and enjoys reading, fitness, cooking, music, and the amazing experiences New York has to offer.

Email: mkayny@aol.com

Melissa A. Kay Articles (68)

Private Preschool Launches Program for Young Learners

Evolution Enrichment Center on the Lower East Side announces the Evolution Signature™ Program for 4-year-olds.

Mar. 02, 2017

Indoor Bounce House in Farmingdale Adds New Equipment

BounceU of Farmingdale has added new slide inflatables and an obstacle course.

Jan. 31, 2017

NYSCI Unveils New Exhibition and Events

New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park announces a new science-fiction exhibit and family-friendly events.

Jan. 31, 2017

Rye Nature Center: Family Outing

Explore and learn about the wilderness year-round at New York’s environmental conservation organization.

Jan. 30, 2017

Breast Milk Depot Opens in South Nyack

Rockland County’s first breast milk depot opened at Kenneth H. Zatz, M.D., Pediatrics.

Jan. 17, 2017

New Program for Students at Local Lutheran Day School

Long Island Lutheran Day School announces Curious Kids program for infants and toddlers.

Dec. 20, 2016

Family-Friendly Painting Studio Opens in Rockville Centre

Wine & Design has opened an upbeat and creative space for all ages in Nassau County.

Dec. 20, 2016

City Initiative to Make Absent Dads Better Parents

Nearly $3 million will be spent to expand the Fatherhood Initiative program.

Dec. 13, 2016

Nike's New Study Shows Muscle Fitness Leads to Strong Minds

Physical and mental health are two things all parents want for their kids, but a new study funded by Nike has shown that the two actually go hand-in-hand.

Dec. 08, 2016

Exciting Redesign Revealed for Chelsea Waterside Playground

A $2 million redesign with new equipment, structures, water features, and more will transform the beloved playground in Hudson River Park.

Dec. 05, 2016

Vanderbilt Museum: Family Outing

Vanderbilt Museum—a mansion, marine and natural history museum, and planetarium—is a great family-friendly museum to spend the day at with kids in Centerport.

Dec. 01, 2016

Kids' Holiday Gift Markets with Young Entrepreneurs

The weekend of Dec. 10-11 enjoy holiday markets in Manhattan and Long Island with gifts made by kid entrepreneurs!

Nov. 30, 2016

What Age Should Kids Experience Important 'Firsts'?

A new poll reveals at what age children should have certain experiences, from wearing makeup to attending a sleepover to having a first date.

Nov. 21, 2016

Skin Patch May Help Kids with Peanut Allergies

The wearable patch trains the immune system to tolerate peanut protein in small doses over time and shows promise among children, according to a recent study.

Nov. 04, 2016

Morris-Jumel Mansion: Family Outing

See an example of domestic life in New York City as the immigration of people from Europe to Washington Heights came forth in the late 1800s at the Morris-Jumel Mansion.

Nov. 01, 2016

New SIDS Guidelines Released

A new study released by the American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends that for the first six months of life, and longer if possible, infants should sleep in the same room as their parents.

Oct. 25, 2016

Allaire Village: Family Outing

The Historic Village at Allaire is a living history museum offering historic re-enactments, craft demos, hearth cooking, and more, open to the public April through December.

Sep. 29, 2016

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

Sep. 20, 2016

The Viking Ship to Arrive in NYC September 17th

Families and fans of the Vikings, take note. The incredible Viking ship is coming in to New York City this weekend on Sept. 17th!

Sep. 15, 2016

HappyFest Obstacle Course and Festival Coming to Long Island

HappyFest is the very first all-ages, all-abilities obstacle course and festival of its kind and will be held fat Long Island Sports Park, in Calverton, NY, on Oct. 15th.

Sep. 13, 2016

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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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