Everything You Need To Know About The ISEE/SSAT:  A Webinar

Everything You Need To Know About The ISEE/SSAT: A Webinar

'Noodle Pro' Kelly Clement, one of the leading SSAT and ISEE tutors in the country, will be conducting a webinar Thursday, April 26 sharing basic information about the ISEE and SSAT. She will also share her best practices for earning high scores.

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New York City YMCA's to Celebrate Healthy Kids Day

New York City YMCA's to Celebrate Healthy Kids Day

It's fun to stay (and learn) at the YMCA! This year the YMCA's annual Healthy Kids Day will be held on Saturday April 21 at all 22 locations across New York City. The free event is geared toward educating kids on how to keep their minds and bodies ...

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Upper East Side Nursery School to Offer New Free Classes for Infants, Toddlers and Parents

Upper East Side Nursery School to Offer New Free Classes for Infants, Toddlers and Parents

Beginning Friday April 20, Epiphany Community Nursery School (ECNS) presents two new exciting classes in our amazing 2100 square-foot gymnasium: 'Baby Mixers' for Infants 0 to 6 months old and 'Open Play' for children 6 months to 3 years old!

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Long Island LEADS to Host 4th Annual 'SLIME'-Students of Long Island Maker/ STEAM Expo

Long Island LEADS to Host 4th Annual 'SLIME'-Students of Long Island Maker/ STEAM Expo

It’s spring, and it’s time for our 4th annual SLIME – Students of Long Island Maker/STEAM Expo (slimemakerexpo.com) SLIME is the only conference in the NY area for the entire community to celebrate innovation and creativity in education.

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How Can Parents Help Teens Keep Safety in Mind This Prom Season?

How Can Parents Help Teens Keep Safety in Mind This Prom Season?

With prom season right around the corner, it is more important than ever to take all precautions necessary to prevent alcohol-related teen driving fatalities. One third of all of these tragedies occur between April and June, which is peak prom seas...

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Bergen County Mom Creates 'Future-Messaging' App for Parents and Children

Bergen County Mom Creates 'Future-Messaging' App for Parents and Children

I am a local mom from Bergen County and I recently launched TimeSpring, an app that enables time-released messaging, for parents, grandparents, friends, and family to send photos and video to 'the future'.

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OpenBionics Partners with Disney to Make 'Super' Prosthetic Arms

OpenBionics Partners with Disney to Make 'Super' Prosthetic Arms

In partnership with Disney, Marvel and Star Wars, OpenBionics is making prosthetics to help kids with a limb loss feel like superheroes, according to businessinsider.com.

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The First Stroller Made of Recycled Materials is Now Available in the US

The First Stroller Made of Recycled Materials is Now Available in the US

The first stroller made entirely of recycled materials in the US will be available for purchase this month, according to a press release. Safety 1st, the creator of this stroller, is the brand leader in child safety and the recycled stroller will ...

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New York Botanical Garden and Blue Apron Announce Partnership for Edible Academy

New York Botanical Garden and Blue Apron Announce Partnership for Edible Academy

The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is partnering with pioneering meal-kit company Blue Apron to create a new state-of-the-art garden-based education facility for children, called the Edible Academy, with plans to open in June.

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New York City Now Required to Provide Menstrual Products for Girls in School

New York City Now Required to Provide Menstrual Products for Girls in School

New York State Governor, Andrew Cuomo, announced via Twitter that schools will now be required to provide free menstrual products for girls in grades 6-12. These products will be available in every girl's bathroom in New York State schools. Back...

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Parent Craft Support System for New Parents Opens in Park Slope

Parent Craft Support System for New Parents Opens in Park Slope

Parent Craft, a community hub for new and expecting parents in Park Slope, recently opened its doors. The support system aims to bring together couples in the community who are about to become parents. Parent Craft is founding member of the Parent ...

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Sesame Place is the Nation's First Theme Park to Become Autism-Certified

Sesame Place is the Nation's First Theme Park to Become Autism-Certified

April is Autism Awareness Month and to celebrate, Sesame Place in Langhorn, PA just announced some pretty fantastic news. It recently became the first theme park in the world to be a designated Certified Autism Center. This came after the entire st...

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How to Have a Strong Marriage when Raising a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

How to Have a Strong Marriage when Raising a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Maintaining a strong, healthy, happy marriage when raising kids can be a challenge. But maintaining that happy marriage while raising a child with autism spectrum disorder can be even more challenging. Experts share five tips for maintaining that s...

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NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Offer Spring Break Activities for Kids

NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers Offer Spring Break Activities for Kids

New York City Public Schools start Spring Break this Friday. From March 30-April 6 schools will be closed and that will leave a lot of parents of city kids scratching their heads looking for something to do. Luckily, the NYC Parks will save the day...

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Your Kids' Art Could Be Featured in an International Exhibit

Your Kids' Art Could Be Featured in an International Exhibit

Children in grades K-12 who live in the New York City area are invited to submit orginal art pieces to the No Boundaries Art Show presented by Columbia University. The program was designed to foster global awareness and social responsibility in you...

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What's New to Netflix for Kids this Spring?

What's New to Netflix for Kids this Spring?

Have a family movie night planned but sick of watching the same three films (that your kids will agree on) available to stream on Netflix? Check out what kid-friendly movies will be released on Netflix April 1.

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Sandy Hook Promise Launches 'Say Something Anonymous Reporting System' Nationwide

Sandy Hook Promise Launches 'Say Something Anonymous Reporting System' Nationwide

Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) is launching the Say Something Anonymous Reporting System (SS-ARS) with the help of the PepsiCo Foundation into schools nationwide in response to the tragic mass-murder of 17 high school students in Parkland, Florida, accor...

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Build-A-Bear Workshop Celebrates 'Hop Hop Hooray' Weekends Leading up to Easter

Build-A-Bear Workshop Celebrates 'Hop Hop Hooray' Weekends Leading up to Easter

Guests of all ages are invited to Build-A-Bear Workshop locations all over to celebrate “Hop Hop Hooray” weekends during the Saturdays and Sundays leading up to Easter. Weekends will be filled with exciting Easter and springtime themed fun as well ...

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Boundless Adventures Aerial Obstacle Course Park to Open in Purchase

Boundless Adventures Aerial Obstacle Course Park to Open in Purchase

Boundless Adventures, an outdoor treetop park in Purchase, is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, March 31. Children ages 7 and older and adults, with the help of trained experts, will be able to unleash their inner Tarzan on a variety of ...

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Register Now for Free Full-Day Summer Academy Programs via the NYC Department of Education

Register Now for Free Full-Day Summer Academy Programs via the NYC Department of Education

Registration is now open for Summer in the City's Summer Academy programs. These programs offer New York City kids in grades 2-12 free, full-day summer programing with hands-on STEM activities, reading and math curriculum, and visits to museums, pa...

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City Harvest is Encouraging New Yorkers to 'Skip Lunch, Fight Hunger'

City Harvest is Encouraging New Yorkers to 'Skip Lunch, Fight Hunger'

City Harvest is an organization dedicated to fighting hunger in New York City. It reports that 1.4 million New Yorkers face hunger with 420,000 of them being children. That's why it has brought back its Skip Lunch, Fight Hunger campaign for the 16t...

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Toys 'R' Us is Officially Closing

Toys 'R' Us is Officially Closing

It's a sad day for Toys "R" Us kids everywhere. The beloved toy store has announced that it will be closing all locations nationwide. There are currently more than 700 hundred stores across the country and earlier this year 180 of them began the li...

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Where to Celebrate Easter in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate Easter in the New York Area

From egg hunts to parades, holiday crafts and special religious services, find Easter activities near and around you in the New York area, including New York City, Long Island, Westchester County, and Rockland County.

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NYMetroParents Wins 8 Awards At the 2018 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents Wins 8 Awards At the 2018 Parenting Media Association Banquet

NYMetroParents, a division of Davler Media Group, is proud to announce that our print magazines and website received eight awards for editorial and digital excellence at the annual Parenting Media Association Awards Banquet on March 2, 2018 in St. ...

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The Prom Boutique Celebrates its 24th Year Donating Dresses to Thousands of Long Island High School Students

The Prom Boutique Celebrates its 24th Year Donating Dresses to Thousands of Long Island High School Students

Prom season is just around the corner, which is exciting for some but stressful for others. Long Island is coming together to make sure every girl feels beautiful and special at her prom by gathering and donating dresses and other prom accessories ...

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Motherhood is 1.5 Times the Work of a Full Time Job

Motherhood is 1.5 Times the Work of a Full Time Job

It's no secret that being a mother means being a superhero. Research now shows that being a mom is actually more than just a full time job: it’s two and a half times the work, according to nypost.com.

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'Kode With Klossy' STEM Summer Camps for Girls Comes to New York City Summer 2018

'Kode With Klossy' STEM Summer Camps for Girls Comes to New York City Summer 2018

Kode With Klossy, the nonprofit coding summer camps for girls founded by model and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss, is coming to New York City this summer, according to a press release. Launched in 2015, Kode With Klossy empowers girls by familiarizing t...

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New Popular Video Game 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Has Become an Obsession and Addiction for Teens

New Popular Video Game 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Has Become an Obsession and Addiction for Teens

The “Hunger Games”- style survival game Fortnite is driving kids and parents crazy, but for different reasons. Fortnite has gathered 40 million players since it first came out back in the fall. Within the first two weeks of its debut, 10 million pl...

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Best Practices for Traveling with Pets

Best Practices for Traveling with Pets

Our pets are part of our family and we want to ensure they are comfortable and happy at all times, especially while traveling. A passenger’s dog was stored inside an overhead bin on United Airlines Flight 1284 for more than three hours and tragical...

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Action for Healthy Kids Provides Grants to Parents

Action for Healthy Kids Provides Grants to Parents

Action for Healthy Kids has provided $7.7 million in grants to schools since 2009 to help them accomplish their student wellness goals and now for the 2018-2019 school year it will offering Parents for Healthy Kids Grants. According to the website,...

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Register for Free Swim Classes From the New York City Parks Department

Register for Free Swim Classes From the New York City Parks Department

There's just a few more days left to register for free swim classes via the New York City Parks Department. Up until March 19, 11:59pm you can fill out an application to be entered into the lottery for Spring session swim classes. The upcoming s...

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THIS Is How Much You'll Likely Spend Raising Your Child

THIS Is How Much You'll Likely Spend Raising Your Child

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to raise a child today in America? $233,610—excluding the cost of college for a middle-income family for a child born in 2015, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. However, with the constant chan...

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'The Boss Baby' Series is Coming to Netflix

'The Boss Baby' Series is Coming to Netflix

The Boss Baby, starring the vocal talents of Alec Baldwin, is coming to Netflix in a new series called The Boss Baby: Back in Business. Netflix released the new trailer and it looks like Boss Baby and his brother Tim will be up to their old anti...

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A 'Blue's Clues' Reboot is Coming to Nickelodeon

A 'Blue's Clues' Reboot is Coming to Nickelodeon

Nickelodeon is bringing back an old favorite, 'Blue's Clues,' and will start filming the show this summer. An open casting call for a potential new "Steve," or perhaps a Stephanie, will be held on Saturday, April 14 in Burbank, CA. The studio will ...

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Mattel Introduces 'Inspiring Women' Barbies

Mattel Introduces 'Inspiring Women' Barbies

Barbie is set to release three new dolls that depict powerful and impactful women in history. Frida Kahlo, Amelia Earhart, and Katherine Johnson will be the newest dolls in the "Inspiring Women" collection. Mattel does not have a release date l...

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27 Places in Your Home You Might Be Forgetting to Clean

27 Places in Your Home You Might Be Forgetting to Clean

Now that winter is (seemingly) on it's way out, there are a handful of tasks we commonly associate with spring—namely spring cleaning. Though it seems like you hit every nook and cranny in your home during your mega cleaning session, there are quit...

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What Credits and Deductions Can I Claim on My Tax Return as a Parent?

What Credits and Deductions Can I Claim on My Tax Return as a Parent?

Tax season is here again. And with it comes the headache of filing taxes—especially if you do it yourself. We spoke to tax experts and got advice on some common tax credits and tax deductions parents can claim on their returns. So check them out an...

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New York City Parks Department Camp Lottery Opens Tomorrow

New York City Parks Department Camp Lottery Opens Tomorrow

With summer just a few short months away, it's time to start thinking about camp. New York City parents have a myriad of options from day camps, to sleep away camps, to specialty camps. But this low-cost option provided by the New York City Parks D...

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Lego to Release New Harry Potter Sets

Lego to Release New Harry Potter Sets

Lego recently announced that it will release a Harry Potter Collection later this year. Fans can expect to see Muggles and magical creatures in LEGO form – from Harry Potter, Ron Weasley and Hermione Granger to Newt Scamander, among others.

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11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

11 NYC School Districts Rank Safest in the State

School safety is on the minds of many after the horrific tragedy in Parkland, Florida last week. Niche.com rolled out their ranking of New York State's safest school districts and 11 of those are located in New York City. The education website used...

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McDonald's to Make Happy Meals More Nutritious

McDonald's to Make Happy Meals More Nutritious

McDonald's announced on Feb. 15 in a press release that it will roll out a plan to make Happy Meals more nutritious and that means saying "bye bye" to the cheeseburger.

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Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Coming to A Town Near You

Your Favorite Marvel Characters Are Coming to A Town Near You

battle to defend the universe from evil. The Avengers, the Guardians of the Galaxy and Spider-Man join forces in this awesome show, appearing at the Barclays Center Feb. 22-25.

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Parents Boycott ‘Peter Rabbit’ Due to Allergy Bullying

Parents Boycott ‘Peter Rabbit’ Due to Allergy Bullying

“Peter Rabbit” the new live-action film based on the books of Beatrix Potter has recently come under attack. Many parents are furious over a seen, which they feel depicts “allergy bullying.”

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New York Public Library Releases Album of Songs Sung By Its Librarians

New York Public Library Releases Album of Songs Sung By Its Librarians

Available for free on digital download s NYPL Sings: Songs for Our Children - an interactive album of songs completely imagined, written, and performed by librarians from The New York Public Library.

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This Summer 'Glamping' is Coming to Governors Island

This Summer 'Glamping' is Coming to Governors Island

The Trust for Governors Island announced it has partnered with Collective Hotels & Retreats, to offer 'glamping' excursions.

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The 2018 Gerber Baby Announced

The 2018 Gerber Baby Announced

The 2018 Gerber baby is Lucas Warren, a 1-year-old from Georgia who is the first child with Down syndrome to be named a Gerber baby.

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The Babies 'R' Us Trade-In Event is Back

The Babies 'R' Us Trade-In Event is Back

Babies 'R' Us’s annual trade-in event is back Sunday February 11th for loyalty card members and Friday February 16th for all other customers.

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Muppet Babies is Getting a Reboot Thanks to Disney Junior

Muppet Babies is Getting a Reboot Thanks to Disney Junior

Jenny Slate will voice Miss Nanny in the new Muppet Babies reboot airing on Disney Junior.

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Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Announces New Location in Riviera Maya

Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Announces New Location in Riviera Maya

Karisma Hotels and Resorts, along with Viacom, recently announced the opening of the second Nickelodeon Hotel and Resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico.

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Here’s How Kids Can Attend Long Island Nets Games and the New York Open for Free

Here’s How Kids Can Attend Long Island Nets Games and the New York Open for Free

NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, recently launched their new “Kids Go Free” program, offering affordable and family-friendly fun at 2018 Long Island Nets games and the New York Open.

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