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GE Educates Families to Prepare for Power Outages
by NYMetroParents Staff - September 06, 2013

GE Generator Systems is educating families about proper emergency preparedness during National Preparedness Month.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Calm My Child Who is Afraid of the Doctor?
by NYMetroParents Staff - September 05, 2013

Board-certified behavior analyst Jennifer Kourassanis-Velasquez shares expert tips to calm a child who is afraid of the doctor and prepare a scared child for a doctor's appointment.

Ask the Expert: What Is Multisensory Learning?
by NYMetroParents Staff - September 04, 2013

Learn about the multisensory approach to teaching math and other subjects -- including the Orton Gillingham Method, which is used to teach reading and spelling -- as explained by Dr. Emily Levy, founder and director of EBL Coaching.

Flu Findings: Survey Reveals Getting Flu Shot is 'Social Responsibility'
by NYMetroParents Staff - September 03, 2013

A new survey from CVS/pharmacy details findings about flu vaccinations.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Take the Best Photos of My Kids?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 30, 2013

Snap the best candid and posed shots of your kids at home with tricks from PhotoOp NYC photographer Robert DeSantos.

2013 Fall Fairs and Festivals in New York City
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 27, 2013

We've rounded up a list of 2013 street fairs, harvest festivals, and cultural festivals happening this fall in New York City, including fun (and mostly free) city festivals in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

Behind-the-Scenes at NYMetroParents Cover Contest Photo Shoot
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 26, 2013

Introducing the finalists of our 2013 cover contest—local kids who captivated us with their energy, their unabashed cuteness, and their inner spirit. Get a peek behind the scenes at our shoot, as well as some expert tips for capturing your own kids on camera.

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Twinkling Stars, Remembering 9/11, and the Other F-Word
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 26, 2013

From the NYMetroParents September issue, a selection of thought-provoking, laugh-inducing, and just plain interesting facts and quotes from the web and the world of parenting.

Ask the Expert: How Can Parents and Children Manage Anger?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 26, 2013

Certified peer mediation specialist David Wolffe shares tips to help parents control their anger with anger management techniques, as well as how anger manifests itself differently in young and teen boys and girls.

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help a Bully Manage Their Anger?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 26, 2013

Is your child a bully who needs help managing their anger? Is your child bullied, and your worried about how he deals with the anger he feels because of it? Certified peer mediation specialist David Wolffe shares tips to help bullies and the bullied deal with the anger they feel in a positive manner.

Ask the Expert: What Anger Management Tools Work for Children with Special Needs?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 23, 2013

Does your child with special needs need help managing their anger? Certified peer mediation specialist David Wolffe shares what anger management techniques help children with special needs manage and express anger in a positive way.

Back to School Safety Tips
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 22, 2013

James Stewart, adjunct professor for Kaplan University’s School of Public Service is an expert in school safety and the psychological aspects of school violence. He recommends parents follow these simple steps with their children to keep them safe and prepared throughout the school year.

Ask the Expert: How Do I Choose the Right Backpack for My Child?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 19, 2013

Dr. Michael Cocilovo of New City Chiropractic Center offers 7 guidelines for choosing a good backpack or book bag for your child, to avoid back pain or back problems like scoliosis. Read his tips before you start your back-to-school shopping this year.

Tips and Tricks from FlatRate Moving for Do-It-Yourself Packing
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 16, 2013

Over the past 20 years, FlatRate Moving, the nationwide leader in the moving and storage industry, has compiled a list of nine tips and tricks to pack for a move, as well as tips on how to pack books, photos, fragile items, liquid containers, electronics, and more.

Ask the Expert: How Should I Handle When My Children Roughhouse Play?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 16, 2013

We spoke to Nyack-based psychologist Steven Lee, Ph.D., about the benefits of children participating in roughhouse play, as well as how to handle roughhouse play between girls and boys and how to handle overly aggressive roughhouse play.

Quiz: Do You Know the Modern Guidelines to Pregnancy?
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 13, 2013

Based on Emily Oster's book on modern pregnancy, "Expecting Better: How To Fight The Pregnancy Establishment With Facts," a quiz to see whether you know fact from fiction when it comes to modern pregnancy guidelines.

The Sneaky Chef No-Nut Butter Cookie Recipe
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 12, 2013

The Sneaky Chef Creamy No-Nut Butter is blends naturally sweet and "nutty" tasting golden peas instead of peanuts, serving as a perfect peanut butter substitute for individuals with peanut allergies. Here, a healthy cookie recipe using the Sneaky Chef's no-nut butter.

Katonah Museum of Art Welcomes New Board Members
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 12, 2013

Westchester County's Katonah Museum of Art announced in August its newest members of the board of trustees and board officers.

NYMetroParents CEO and Publisher's Letter
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 09, 2013

Social Media and Small Businesses
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 09, 2013

NYMetro Special Parent Fall 2013
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 09, 2013

NYMetroParents Social Media Marketing
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 09, 2013

Letter from the NYMetroParents Editorial Director
by NYMetroParents Staff - August 09, 2013

Ask The Expert: What Goals Should I Encourage My Child To Make For The New School Year?
by NYMetroParents Staff - July 30, 2013

Time is slowly but surely moving forward and while the long summer days feel as though they might last forever, the truth is a brand new school year is right around the corner. It's important to prepare kids for the upcoming academic year before the first day of school, and Eileen Huntington, founder of Huntington Learning Center, has some advice for parents about what goals you should encourage your child to make for the new school year and how to facilitate your child achieving those goals as the year progresses.

Resources in the New York Area for Victims of Sexual Abuse
by NYMetroParents Staff - July 30, 2013

If you believe your child has been sexually abused, it is important to get them the help they need. We've compiled a list of sexual abuse resources in Westchester, Rockland, Bergen, Fairfield, Nassau, and Suffolk counties, as well as in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.

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