How to Choose Who Should Care for Your Baby

How to Choose Who Should Care for Your Baby

Adding a new baby to your family, whether it’s your first or your fifth, is probably life’s most memorable milestone. And of course, along with the excitement and joy comes a long list of to-dos, including the task of identifying the right child ca...

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Glyph Creative Studio Moves Photography Studio to Long Island City

Glyph Creative Studio Moves Photography Studio to Long Island City

Photographer Mariana Martinis opened her photography studio and office, Glyph Creative Studio, in Long Island City in May.

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The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

The 2017 Kids Cover Contest Is Now Open

Enter our annual cover contest April 24 to June 9 for a chance to see your child on a magazine cover and win great prizes.

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The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

The 2016 Kids' Cover Contest Is Now Open!

Enter your child in the 2016 NYMetroParents Kids' Cover Contest for the chance to see your cutie on a cover of an upcoming magazine and win awesome prizes!

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Photography Classes for Kids on Long Island

Photography Classes for Kids on Long Island

Learn photography at these photography classes for kids on Long Island!

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Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

Kids Cover Contest Now Open for Entries!

The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magaz...

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Family Photographer Now Offers Newborn Sessions

Family Photographer Now Offers Newborn Sessions

Gina Palumbo, a family photographer in Westchester, recently added newborn photo sessions to the list of photo services at her studio, Keep It Captured.

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How to Soothe a Camera-Shy Child

How to Soothe a Camera-Shy Child

If your child isn't comfortable or gets upset about being in front of the camera, it can be difficult to get the photos you want. Here, a seasoned child photographer shares some secrets for calming camera-shy kids.

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Great Neck Studio Offers Photo Shoot Birthday Parties

Toddlewood Studio, a recently-opened photography studio in Great Neck, offers photo shoot birthday parties. The studio, known for its pictures of kids dressed like red carpet celebrities, also offers Ladies' Night.

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Taking Pictures of Kids with Special Needs

Taking Pictures of Kids with Special Needs

A professional photographer who has a son on the autism spectrum and specializes in photographing kids offers parents five tips on how to capture great photos of their own children.

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Children and Technology: Three Steps to Ensure your Kids are Being Safe and Responsible Online, On the Computer, and While Using Social Media.

As technology becomes more important in everyone's lives (parents and kids alike), it is important to know how to limit and restrict a child's technology usage. Follow these three tips for keeping kids safe as they learn to use technology from cell...

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Unplugged: How to Get Your Family Offline and Back to the Dinner Table

Technology is great, but it's changed the way families communicate and spend time together. Read on to find out how some families found a way to shut down — and how yours can to!

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8 Must-Have Birthday Party Shots and How to Get Them

8 Must-Have Birthday Party Shots and How to Get Them

Arm yourself with our handy list of must-have birthday party pictures, complete with tips on how to get the best shots of the day (courtesy of Momtographer Krista Njapa).

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Momtography 101: How to Get the Best Pictures of Your Kids

Momtography 101: How to Get the Best Pictures of Your Kids

Momtographers Krista Njapa and Adrienne Gray offer their top tips on how to capture the best photos of your little ones.

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ClassWish.org Helps Get Needed Supplies to Classrooms

At ClassWish.org, teachers can create an online Wish List of the supplies they need for their classrooms. Members of the community can visit the site and make a tax-deductible donation to help bring these much needed supplies to local schools.

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What Parents Can Do to Stop Cyber Bullying

The wealth of technology available to our children's generation - from texting to email to social networking sites - has caused cyber-bullying to reach an all-time high. Read on for tips on how parents can recognize and prevent cyber-bullying.

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4 Signs Your Child May Be the Victim of Cyber Bullying

Guidelines provided by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

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A Revolutionary Gift-Giving Idea: Deposit A Gift

Deposit a Gift (DAG) has revolutionized the gift registry concept by allowing anyone to build a unique and customized online registry site. DAG is perfect for wedding registries, baby showers, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthday parties, and other special e...

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Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - May 2010

Check out some nifty products on our radar for children and families, including chic nursery decor and furniture; a tea set just for moms; and a colorful cure for bumps and bruises.

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Stuff We Like: Cool Products for Kids and Moms - April 2010

Find out why celebrities like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, Katie Holmes, Gwen Stefani, and Nicole Richie love Little Giraffe blankets; plus, check out some other nifty products on our radar for kids and families.

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The FloH Club: Help for the Technologically Impaired

The FloH Club, founded by Florence Henderson, offers aid to those struggling with all types of gizmos and gadgets.

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New Technology for Kids and Families - December 2009

Take a look at what's new in the tech field for kids, parents, and families.

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New Technology for Kids and Families

Read about the latest technologies available for kids, parents, and families.

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Bracing Facts: The State of Orthodontia for Kids and Adults

Stay up to date on the latest orthodontic technologies and treatments for both adolescents and adults.

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New and Noteworthy Products for Kids and Parents - November 2009

Take a look at our November 2009 list of new and noteworthy products for kids and parents.

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Getting the Best Shot

As a parent, you are always taking pictures of your children. Find out the best tips for great photos of your family. Don't miss the perfect shot of your children's activities, or the family gathering at birthdays, Christmas, Hanukah, or any other ...

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Say Cheese!

There are great family photographs to be captured in holiday celebrations, pictures you’ll look back on for decades to come. Following these few simple tips can make your pictures even better.

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The New State of Math: The Influence of Technology on Children's Education

It was New Math in the 1960s, and New New Math in 1989. Rote math is no longer being taught and fundamentals have given way to new thinking strategies. Gone are the days when 8 + 7=15. Now 8 + 5 = about 15.

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New Places, New Programs for Kids in Nassau County, Long Island - October 2009

Stay up to date on the new businesses and programs for kids opening up in Nassau County, Long Island this fall.

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New Places, New Programs in Queens - October 2009

Stay up to date on the new places and programs for kids and families opening up in Queens this October.

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New and Nifty Technology - September 2009

Check out some new and nifty technologies available this fall!

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Kids Create Their Own Comic Strips Online

Bill Zimmerman's MakeBeliefsComix.com allows users to channel their feelings and forget about everyday troubles by creating their own comic strip. The site is also a learning tool for language, offering options in English, Spanish, French, German, ...

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New Places, New Programs in Westchester - July '09

Read about Dream Dinners for busy families, and 3D & 4D imaging at Beautiful Beginnings Motherhood Center...

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Technology

The latest gadgets and gizmos

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May's New Technology Toys & Gadgets

Check out the newest tech gadgets...

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New Technology Toys & Gadgets in March

Check out the newest tech gadgets...

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New & Noteworthy-February's 'It' Products for Kids & Parents

Check out some new products for parents and kids this month...

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Technology

Check out these new technology gadgets.

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Tech Toys for Traveling Moms

For all you traveling moms, here the must-have traveling gadgets and necessities.

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside - Indoor Activities

Outside it’s cold, but here are some options – from high tech to board games to crafts – to get your family through the winter doldrums.

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Ticking Biological Clock? Egg Freezing is Now Available in Westchester

Egg freezing marks a new age in fertility options, enabling women to freeze their eggs for future use.

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New Products for Families

New and Noteworthy Products

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Protect your Children's Hearing

How to get kids to turn down the volume.

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Technology

Take a look at some new products to get a leg up on the latest technology.

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New Tech Toys and Gifts!

Check out some new tech toys on the market...

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Can Learning Make You Stupid?

Be careful not to confuse electronic learning with the real stuff.

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Tech Toys and Gifts

Check out technology's new gadgets and toys!

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Top 10 Toys of the Year: Editor's Picks

See what children's toys made the Top 10 for this holiday season!

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Reliant on Technology

We used to get ready for car trips by packing snack bags of Cheerios and raisins, and by bringing along lots of board books and stuffed animals. Now we rush around charging various appliances and looking for the E-Z Pass.

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Identity Theft: Kids at Risk

Identity theft is damaging to all its victims, yet when a child is the casualty, it can be especially devastating. Unfortunately, children are powerless to protect themselves — so they must rely on their parents’ watchful eyes and much-needed legis...

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