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Celebrate Day of the Dead!

This traditional Mexican celebration, also known as Dia De Los Muertos, is happening in family-friendly ways all over town.

Oct. 02, 2015

Game-Based Learning for NYC Students with Special Needs

Connect the Kids NYC and KNeoWorld Inc. have teamed up to raise money through an Indegogo campaign to supply tablets and game-based learning software to students with special needs in NYC.

Oct. 02, 2015

Half-Lego, Half-Car Now on Display at Ridge Hill

Legoland Discovery Center Westchester has a new Lego sculpture on display Oct. 1-14 at Westchester's Ridge Hill: a Porsche 911 RSR that is half constructed of Lego bricks, half real car.

Oct. 01, 2015

New Advice on Talking About Teen Drinking

As a child turns into a teen, many parents find worries increase. And one of the issues that can cause stress is the growing problem of underage drinking. A new study offers insight. Noted local experts offer advice.

Sep. 30, 2015

Character Counts More Than Smarts

New study shows moms around the world agree, more or less, on what they want for their kids.

Sep. 29, 2015

Dora and Diego Coming to NYC Area!

Play and learn along with Dora and Diego in a new exhibit right here at the Liberty Science Center.

Sep. 29, 2015

Mom-and-Pop Toy Stores Near You

Whether you're shopping for birthday, holiday, or just-because presents, nothing beats browsing the toy selection at your local mom-and-pop toy store. Here, a list of independent toy stores in the NY metro area.

Sep. 29, 2015

No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

Let's face it, Halloween just isn't Halloween without jack-o'-lanterns. But with little kids in the house, carving pumpkins might be on your "to avoid" list. We've gathered our favorite no-carve pumpkin ideas that kids can do or help with to make your own Halloween decorations.

Sep. 28, 2015

Inspired Play at NYC's Imagination Playground

Bring your kids to Imagination Playground on October 3-4 at FDR Four Freedoms Park to inspire them to get creative with self-directed free play.

Sep. 24, 2015

Mega Dinosaur arriving in NYC!

Dino-loving kids (so in other words, almost all kids) will go gaga over the incredible newly discovered beast soon to live at the American Museum of Natural History.

Sep. 18, 2015

Find the After-School Activity That Makes Your Kid Smile

Ah, fall. Crisp air, shiny apples, and the squeak of new sneakers. After finally getting a handle on the morning rush, all the supplies and forms, and providing a lunch they’ll actually eat, it hits us. What about after school?

Sep. 16, 2015

Five Birthday Party Themes from Local Bloggers

Five local bloggers from the New York metro area share their favorite ideas—one's they've executed themselves—for birthday party themes, decorations, and cakes.

Sep. 14, 2015

Tips for Getting Tough Stains Out of Clothes

Handy, an on-demand home cleaning service, shares tips for getting tough stains—mud, tomato, juice, grass, crayon, and glue—out of your family's clothes.

Sep. 04, 2015

SpongeBob SquarePants Broadway Production in the Works

Everyone's favorite porous pineapple dweller is bringing all of Bikini Bottom to the stage. With a world premiere set for 2016 in Chicago, fans can expect a Spongebob Squarepants musical on Broadway in NYC for the 2016-2017 season.

Sep. 02, 2015

Where New Yorkers Can See Pope Francis

Many of us in the New York metro area hope to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis when he visits in September. It won't be easy, but we've rounded up every possible opportunity.

Aug. 24, 2015

Guidelines for Contributing to Ask the Experts

Want to contribute to NYMetroParents' Ask the Experts section? Here are guidelines for submitting your Ask the Expert question and answer, along with answers to frequently asked questions.

Aug. 21, 2015

Sky Zone Bethel Launches Birthday Party Giveaway

Your child can win a birthday party from Sky Zone Bethel, one of the best trampoline parks in Connecticut, by answering one simple question on Facebook. We give you the details on how to enter!

Aug. 11, 2015

Rock Frozen's Anna and Elsa Braids!

Is your girl planning to trick or treat as Anna or Elsa this Halloween? Then you need hair help, stat. The beautiful braids of her favorite princesses are easier than they look, thanks to Disney Frozen Fever Hairstyles ($12.95). We picked our two favorites to share, but the book has plenty more.

Aug. 11, 2015

NYC Department of Education goes door to door to draw out parents

The city is trying to reach parents of kids in the lowest-performing schools by taking the old-fashioned approach.

Aug. 10, 2015

Quotables: The Best Parenting Quotes

We've browsed the Internet, read the books, and checked our Twitter and Instagram feeds for the best quotes, tweets, and images from parents about raising kids.

Aug. 04, 2015

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