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NYMetroParents Staff Articles (2195)

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!

What girl wouldn't love to show off the beautiful braids of her favorite princesses? It's easier than it looks, 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

Harlem Globetrotters Player Sweet J Attempts 150-Foot Trick Shot in this Video

Harlem Globetrotters basketball player Sweet J Ekworomadu recently visited Morey's Piers in Wildwoods, New Jersey. She and fellow player Bull Bullard hopped on the AtmosFEAR ride and from 150-feet up in the air, Sweet J attempts a trick shot in this exciting video.

Jul. 29, 2015

Red, White & Blue Watermelon 'Cake'

This gorgeous "cake" is actually made from heart-healthy watermelon decorated with yogurt and berries. It's a refreshing, gluten-free twist on dessert that's perfect for Fourth of July festivities or a summer birthday.

Jul. 28, 2015

Grilled Watermelon and Pork Kabobs

Savor some grilled goodness (and a healthy dose of antioxidants) with these colorful fruit and veggie kabobs. Healthy, hydrating watermelon is the star ingredient of these colorful skewers, along with marinated chunks of pork.

Jul. 28, 2015

STEM Camps in the NYC Area

Find a STEM camp for your child in our guide to math, science, and tech camps for kids in the NYC area, including programs in NYC, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Fairfield County, CT.

Jul. 28, 2015

Red, White & Blue Cheese Sliders

Slices of watermelon add a cool juiciness to these turkey burger sliders, while adding a hefty dose of antioxidants like vitamin C and lycopene. Add blue cheese and you've got a triple threat on a bun!

Jul. 27, 2015

Spicy Watermelon Hummus

While a great partner to pita chips or raw veggies, this hummus also makes a great sandwich spread or topping for bruschetta. The heat of the spices is balanced by the cooling addition of watermelon juice.

Jul. 27, 2015

Sensory Garden Opens at Planting Fields

Planting Fields Arboretum State Park in Oyster Bay has opened a new Sensory Garden, the first of its kind on Long Island. The $1.3 million garden is a space where visitors of all ages and abilities can enjoy multisensory experiences.

Jul. 14, 2015

Show Your Child how to Give Back

Teaching kids a lesson in giving shouldn't be limited to the holiday season. Here's an easy—and important—way for your family to help local schoolchildren right now.

Jul. 08, 2015

Birthday Parties at Family Center for Autism

Looking for a venue to hold a birthday party for your child with special needs? There's a new option right on Long Island.

Jul. 08, 2015

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.

Jul. 01, 2015

Free Summer Sports Programs for NYC Kids Offered by City Parks Foundation

Throughout the summer, City Parks Foundation is offering free summer sports programs for kids in New York City, including free tennis, golf, soccer, and track and field instruction and free use of equipment in parks across all five boroughs.

Jun. 23, 2015

2015 Cover Contest Finalists Announced

NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.

Jun. 22, 2015


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