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In the Magazine: October 2018

In the Magazine: October 2018

A look into our October 2018 issue.

See what we have in store for you in our October issue, from major milestones for teenagers to important advice on finding the right retirement plan for you. And you won't want to miss our articles on what kids really want at their birthday parties, how to toddler proof your home, and how a sports car helped one mom beat her postpartum blues. Find crafts, can't-miss halloween events, pumpkin picking destinations, and the most relatable parenting quotes on the web right now in this guide to our latest issue.


Birthday Party Planning

What Kids Really Want at Their Birthday Party

birthday party planning

Is bigger always better?

Birthday Party Directory

Find the top venues, entertainment, and resoures for your little one's special day. 

Birthday Party Planner

Need a little inspiration? We've got just what you need to plan the best birthday party.


Family Life

5 Ways to Update Your Toddler Proofing Measures


Once your little one starts walking, it's time to rethink how your home is babyproofed.

Saving for Retirement: 401K vs. IRA vs. Nothing

planning for retirement

Are your finances set for retirement?


Things to Do

DIY Dream Catcher Craft for Children

dream catcher

Beat bad dreams with this easy craft.

Family Fun in Manhattan

events in manhattan

The best events in NYC this month!

Family Activities Calendar

family fun in manhattan

Find what's going on in your neighborhood.

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in NY, NJ, and CT

pumpkin patch

Halloween for Kids

Escape Room Games

Roller Rinks

Raising Kids

5 Ways to Help Your Teen Have an Active and Healthy Lifestyle

teen girl exercising

Good habits last a lifetime.

My Dream Car Helped Me Get Back in Gear After the Post-Baby Blues

postpartum blues

Reclaiming your individuality after having kids can take many forms; here's one of them.


The Pros and Cons of Posting Pictures of Your Baby on Social Media


Are you a 'sharent?'

6 Milestones Your Teen Will Experience- And How You Can Cope

group of teens

Is your child spending more time with friends than family? That's part of growing up.


The Benefits of Choosing a Nanny Share as Your Child Care Option

nanny share

Save money, without sacrificing quality of care.


The British International School of New York is Committed to Creating Well-Rounded Students

british international school of new york

Check out this independant school in Manhattan.


baby dressed as pumpkin

Have a laugh this October with these relatable quotes.

Here at NYMetroParents, we've got everything you need to have a safefun, and festive fall and Halloween season.  Whether it is pumpkin or apple picking, getting lost in a corn maze, making Halloween crafts or finding costumes and decorations, we're here to help. 

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Home for the Holidays at Planting Fields Arboretum

Home for the Holidays

Planting Fields Arboretum Dec. 09, 2021 - Dec. 19, 2021

Experience the magic of the holidays next to a roaring fireplace, listening to live jazz with a big mug of cocoa in a 1920’s Tudor revival, decorated to fill your heart with the holiday spirit. 

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