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Kaitlin Ahern

Kaitlin Ahern

Kaitlin Ahern is Deputy Editor of NYMetroParents. She currently lives in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Kaitlin has a degree in magazine journalism from Syracuse University.

Email: kahern@davlermedia.com

Kaitlin Ahern Articles (100)

This Video of a Baby Breakdancing with His Dad Just Made Our Day

What happens when you challenge a baby to a breakdance battle? You get this adorable video.

Jul. 27, 2015

New York Ranks 4th in States with Best Disability Services

New York State ranks fourth in the nation for states that have the best services for individuals with special needs and their families.

Jul. 23, 2015

North America's First Thomas Land Theme Park Will Open in August

Tickets are now on sale to the first Thomas Land theme park in North America. Thomas & Friends and the Island of Sodor come to life at Edaville USA in South Carver, MA, this August.

Jul. 22, 2015

SeaGlass Carousel Opening Date Announced

You can take a ride with the 30 luminescent fish that make up the new SeaGlass Carousel at The Battery in Downtown Manhattan. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Woodland Gardens that encircle the carousel are also set to open to the public.

Jul. 16, 2015

The Galápagos Islands with Kids—Yes!

This exotic locale is not at the top of most family vacation lists, but it should be, especially for families with older kids. This one-of-a-kind place offers awesome animal encounters, adventures in nature, and pristine beaches. It’s a trip your family won’t soon forget.

Jun. 03, 2015

Your Complete Guide to Raising Kids in Manhattan

This is your ultimate guide to life in Manhattan with kids, a cheat sheet to everything you need for your family, from the best events each weekend to the top birthday party places, summer camps, schools and child care, sports and after-school activities, doctors and hospitals, parent support groups, and more.

Mar. 31, 2015

Where to Celebrate New Year's Eve 2014 with Kids in Times Square

Ring in the New Year with kids at these family-friendly New Year's Eve parties in NYC's Times Square. You can enjoy all the excitement of a Times Square New Year's party without having to leave any family members at home.

Dec. 29, 2014

Village of Ossining Names Christopher Soi Superintendent of Recreation

The Village of Ossining has announced the appointment of Christopher Soi as Superintendent of Recreation. Soi, who assumes the role in January, will be responsible for the coordination of all recreational activities for both the Village and the Town of Ossining.

Dec. 09, 2014

Rockland Jewish Academy Students Collect 135 Pairs of Shoes for Soles4Souls

Young students at Rockland Jewish Academy, an independent school of just 85 students, collected 135 pairs of shoes for those in need this fall, to benefit the Soles4Souls organization.

Dec. 08, 2014

Unique Kids' Gifts from New York City Museums

Looking for an original gift for a special little person in your life? Look no further than those amazing NYC cultural hubs -- the museums! Here, our friends over at ThoughtGallery.org present a gift guide featuring presents for future engineers, vintage kids, aspiring artists, and wee New Yorkers.

Dec. 03, 2014

And the Most Popular Baby Names of 2014 Are...

What do you think are the most popular baby names of 2014? Find out if Liam and Charlotte held onto the top spots for boys and girls, respectively, or if Amelia and Noah beat them out. Plus, find out what name from Pretty Little Liars and Game of Thrones made it into the top three for girls.

Dec. 03, 2014

Life-Size Gingerbread House at Great Wolf Lodge Poconos Benefits Charity

What's made of 650 pounds of gingerbread dough, 1,320 pounds of sugar, and 5,000 candies? No, it's not the witch's house from Hansel & Gretel. It's the life-size, dine-in gingerbread houses you'll find at Great Wolf Lodge during the holidays.

Nov. 12, 2014

FREE Halloween Events for Families on Long Island

There are plenty of FREE events celebrating Halloween on Long Island. Our guide includes family-friendly festivals, trick-or-treating events, museum parties, community celebrations, and more.

Oct. 23, 2014

FREE Halloween Events for Families in New York City

Your guide to free things to do for Halloween in New York City, including family festivals, carnivals, costume parties, spooky story times, and much more in the five boroughs.

Oct. 23, 2014

Catching Up with Alexander Weiss, MasterChef Junior Season 1 Winner

A year after he claimed the title in season 1 of MasterChef Junior, 14-year-old Alexander Weiss of Manhattan is cooking alongside professional chefs, jet-setting all over the world with his family, and dreaming bigger than ever.

Oct. 23, 2014

Joe Bastianich Shares the Recipe to Win MasterChef Junior

Joe Bastianich is a local dad, restaurateur, and judge of MasterChef Junior on FOX. Here, he dishes on what makes kids stand out in the competition and the skills they need to win, plus some advice for budding young chefs.

Oct. 23, 2014

Understood.org Launches as Complete Resource for Learning Disabiilities Community

Understood.org is a new, state-of-the-art website with a mission to help you find clear answers to the challenges your child with learning disabilities or attention issues may face at home, in school, and with friends.

Oct. 03, 2014

Rockland Community Throws 'No More Chemo' Party for Local Young Girl

Art Adventure and several other businesses in Rockland County, NY, threw a free party for 3-year-old Gabi Olivo to celebrate the end of her chemotherapy treatments.

Sep. 15, 2014

Foster Kids Star in Heart Gallery Photo Exhibit at Broadway Mall in Hicksville

Kids in foster care who are seeking "forever families" are the subjects in a new photo exhibit at the Broadway Mall in Hicksville, NY. The exhibit is organized by Heart Gallery and is the first of its kind on Long Island.

Aug. 27, 2014

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