Check out our May 2017 issue, which covers the dangers of too much sugar, how to fit fitness into your day, and what it's like to raise a mixed-race family. Plus, learn more about the zoos, nature centers, and botanical gardens near you.
The Effects of Too Much Added Sugar
Consuming too much added sugar is detrimental to our health—here’s why, and what you can do about it.
How to Fit Exercise Into Your Day
As parents, our lives are crazy busy, so here are some easy ways to make sure you’re finding ways to exercise.
The Realities of Growing Up with a Mixed-Race Background
There is no worse feeling than when people think you and your child are unrelated. At least, that’s how my mother felt.
Putting a Stop to the 'R-Word'
Parents of kids with special needs join other advocates to push for an end to the ‘R-word.’
Self-Direction Services for Kids with Special Needs in New York: What You Need to Know
Self-Direction Services offers parents of kids with special needs funding for services of their own choosing.
Introducing Dog to Baby
Tips to successfully and safely introduce a newborn baby in a home with pets
20 New Takes on Avocado Toast
Kick up basic avocado toast with some unexpected additions.
Fun and Activities
Family Activities Calendar
Find tons of fun things to do in your area in May by searching our comprehensive calendar of kid and family events.
DIY: Make Your Own Bath Bombs
How to make bath bombs at home
Summer Movie Preview
Previews of 12 summer movie releases from Common Sense Media.
Get Your Kid on Our Cover!
Enter the 2017 NYMetroParents Kids Cover Contest for a chance to see your child on a magazine cover and win prizes, including a family vacation or Barbizon scholarship.
Happy Mother's Day to the Superheroes!
Alison Wong is the writer and illustrator of New Mom Comics: The First Year, which offers a humorous and relatable take on the wild journey of parenting.
See the World in Miniature at Gulliver’s Gate in Times Square
Soon, you’ll be able to travel the world—and occasionally through time—without leaving Times Square.
Zoos, Nature Centers, and Botanical Gardens in NYC, Long Island, and CT
Read through our guide to find petting zoos, arboretums, nature preserves, farms and public gardens, all packed with fun nature activities for the whole family.
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.
Interview With Sam Weinman: Author of 'Win At Losing'
Sam Weinman is the digital editor at Golf Digest and has been a sports journalist for 20 years. His new book Win at Losing, which was inspired by his kids, shows the benefits of losing and what we can learn from it.
How I Learned to Embrace My ‘Village’ to Become a Better Parent
Why I am thankful for all the parenting advice I got along the way—from friends, family, and strangers alike.
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