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Children's Book Soothes Kids While Parents Are Away

Ann M. Hughes' new children's book tackles the issues of parents who have to be away during pivotal moments in their children's lives, including school events and being sick in bed, and balancing work and parenting spheres. Long Distance Goodnight Kisses helps explain to children that moms and dads always put them first, even when they have to be far away.

May. 26, 2015

How to Leverage Mindfulness in Real Life

Carla Naumburg, Ph.D., author of "Parenting in the Present Moment," shares what mindfulness is and how parents can apply it in messy real life situations.

May. 26, 2015

How Can I Help My Child Overcome Math Homework Frustration?

Robert Bernstein, owner of Mathnasium of Bay Ridge, shares what parents can do to help their child who is struggling with math overcome their homework frustration.

May. 22, 2015

Five Winners of 2nd Annual NYC Library Awards Announced

New Yorkers submitted more than 13,000 nominations, including every single branch in New York City’s three library systems, to yield the five winning branch libraries in the 2nd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards.

May. 21, 2015

Project Playdate Launches a Different Kind of Summer Camp for NYC Kids

Project Playdate's new SummerPlay program for kids ages 3-10 organizes group playdates to art, culture, education, and fitness venues in NYC during the gap days between school and camp in June and August.

May. 21, 2015

Three Local Schools Earn Top 10 Finishes at National Chess Competition

Students from Success Academy charter schools in Cobble Hill, Williamsburg, and Harlem earned three of the top 10 spots at the National Elementary Chess Championships in Nashville May 8-10.

May. 21, 2015

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!

May. 18, 2015

Take the Kids to SummerStage in NYC

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary season of SummerStage in NYC this summer. Presented by the City Parks Foundation, the 2015 SummerStage season includes lots of family-friendly programming, including performances by Laurie Berkner, Shine and the Moonbeams, and a tribute to Michael Jackson.

May. 18, 2015

iFLY Indoor Skydiving Breaks Ground at Ridge Hill

A new family-friendly sports attraction, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, broke ground at Ridge Hill in Yonkers on May 14. This will be one of only 11 iFLY locations in the country.

May. 15, 2015

Call for Volunteers: Help Clean Up City Parks

Help clean up NYC parks this summer during the It's My Park campaign, which will teach 50,000 New Yorkers how to care for parks, from fundraising to trash clean-up to street tree maintenance. Learn how you and your kids can lend a hand!

May. 15, 2015

Field Station: Dinosaurs Lowers Ticket Prices for Last Season in Secaucus

Field Station: Dinosaurs will offer a lower ticket price for its final season in Secaucus, NJ. It will also offer new attractions this summer, including a new show, new 3D movie, and a new hands-on activity where kids can dig for bones and learn about fossils.

May. 14, 2015

Free Tickets Available at 10:30 Today for Observatory at One World Trade Center

Free tickets are available to be reserved beginning today, Thursday, May 14, at 10:30 a.m. ET for the May 28 open house of the observatory at One World Trade Center. The observatory at the top of One World Trade Center will provide unparalleled panoramic views of New York City and three floors filled with innovation and inspiration.

May. 14, 2015

Children's Museum of the Arts Offers Free Admission for Children with Special Needs

The Children's Museum of the Arts is launching a 2-year Art for All initiative with the aim of making the museum more accessible for children with special needs. As part of the initiative, free admission is given to children with special needs and their caregiver.

May. 08, 2015

Lactation Suites in Three New York Airports Provided by Seventh Generation

Seventh Generation is sponsoring the creation and installment of four pumping and nursing pods by Mamava for mothers in three New York area airports. The pods comfortably fit mom traveling with breast pump and luggage or baby, dad, and siblings.

May. 08, 2015

First-Ever Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby World Championship to be Held in NYC

The Greater New York Councils of the Boy Scouts of America will host the first Pinewood Derby World Championship on June 27 in the center of Times Square. Registration for the event is open, and more than 200 Cub Scouts from across the nation are expected to attend.

May. 04, 2015

Summer of Fun at Hudson River Park

Take the kids to the Summer of Fun 2015 at Hudson River Park, with outdoor movies, concerts, and activities for families all summer long, from May through September. Take in the waterfront view and fun, family-friendly entertainment at Hudson River Park.

Apr. 29, 2015

The Vincent Smith School Adds Dr. Andrea Carlsen to Board of Directors

The Vincent Smith School Board of Trustees has added Andrea Carlsen, M.D., to its Board of Directors. Dr. Carlsen also serves as Medical Director of North Shore TMS in Huntington, NY.

Apr. 28, 2015

Five Mile River Nursery School Partners with Whole Foods to Go Organic

Five Mile River Nursery School in Rowayton, CT, has partnered with Whole Foods Market, America’s first nationally certified organic grocer, to launch their health conscious initiative to go completely organic.

Apr. 27, 2015

Academic Lingo Commonly Used in Special Education

If you’ve just started learning about your child’s rights, the terms can be confusing, but it’s imperative to know the terminology to be an effective advocate for your child. Here’s a cheat sheet to the most common terms you’re likely to encounter in special education.

Apr. 27, 2015

New MarketFest Shops Opening at Playland Park in Rye

Playland MarketFest will open in Rye as part of Playland Park's Opening Day Celebration on May 9. Local and regional vendors of vintage and handmade items, jewelry, artwork, crafts, clothing, and artisanal food will be represented to offer an exciting shopping experience.

Apr. 23, 2015


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