The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

In an effort to help you plan your child’s best summer ever, we’re proud to present The Camp Planner—the best resource for parents who are figuring out their kids’ summer camp plans in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, R...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on March 17

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, March 17, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the ...

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Why Some Summer Camps Now Offer Mindfulness Activities

Why Some Summer Camps Now Offer Mindfulness Activities

There is no doubt about it—today’s young people are stressed out. In fact, 1 in 20 children and teens have anxiety and/or depression, according to The Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. And that anxiety isn’t left at home once a chil...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on March 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, March 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; i...

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Sedation-Based Pediatric Dental Practice Opens in Huntington

Sedation-Based Pediatric Dental Practice Opens in Huntington

The Tooth Pillow Dentistry, a team of pediatric dentists and dental anesthesiologists, opened in Huntington in December 2018. The practice accepts referrals for patients requiring IV sedation for dental treatment. The team treats a wide variety of ...

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How Healthy, Well-Balanced Meals Boost Brain Development in Children

How Healthy, Well-Balanced Meals Boost Brain Development in Children

As parents, we all want our children to succeed in school and excel in academics, but did you know what they eat throughout the day can impact their performance? In fact, students who eat meals that are aligned with the Dietary Guidelines for Ameri...

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Montana’s Resort at Paws Up Offers a Country-Style Family Vacation

Montana’s Resort at Paws Up Offers a Country-Style Family Vacation

Parents looking for a luxury active vacation to take during their kids’ spring break should check out the Resort at Paws Up in Montana. The resort is located approximately 40 minutes from Missoula, but once at the resort, you’ll feel like you’re ho...

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Sky Zone Deer Park Debuts 90-Day Pass

Sky Zone Deer Park Debuts 90-Day Pass

Sky Zone Deer Park has offered seasonal passes before, but starting this April, it’s new 90-day pass offers jumping-obsessed kids, weekend jumpers, and people who just love Sky Zone the opportunity to jump as much as they want within a 3-month peri...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on March 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, March 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Queens's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the par...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on March 17

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, March 17, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Queens's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the par...

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Things to Do With Kids in Rockland on March 19

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Rockland today, March 19, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Rockland's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the ...

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9 Topics to Discuss With Your Teen About Sex and Dating

9 Topics to Discuss With Your Teen About Sex and Dating

Does the thought of talking about the birds and the bees with your kids make you wince? You’re not alone–especially if you get the feeling that your kids don’t want to talk about dating and sex, either. But for both parents and kids, these conversa...

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on March 17

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, March 17, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Westchester's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; i...

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A Guide to Train Exhibits, Train Museums, and Rail Rides for Kids in the NYC Area

A Guide to Train Exhibits, Train Museums, and Rail Rides for Kids in the NYC Area

Take a trip with your family to a railroad museum or train exhibit in the New York City area, where young and old train lovers can ride trains and explore the scenic area aboard a train.

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Grimaldi's Pizza is Set to Reopen Historic Brooklyn Bridge Location on March 29

Grimaldi's Pizza is Set to Reopen Historic Brooklyn Bridge Location on March 29

The Grimaldi’s Pizza headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona has never managed the original, foot-of-the-Brooklyn-Bridge location, which operated as an independent pizza shop until recently. However, Grimaldi’s has announced that its iconic 1 Front St....

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Macy’s 2019 Flower Show Opens March 24 in Herald Square

Macy’s 2019 Flower Show Opens March 24 in Herald Square

On Sunday, March 24 at 10am Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square is slated to unveil its 2019 flower show, arguably one of the most ‘grammable ways to welcome spring in New York City. This year’s exhibition is aptly titled Journey to Paradisios, ...

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The Learnatory Plans Move to St. Joseph’s College and Adds Courses

The Learnatory Plans Move to St. Joseph’s College and Adds Courses

Students who want to explore fascinating, high-level subjects outside of the classroom have been heading to the Learnatory in Clinton Hill for three years. Now, thanks to St. Joseph’s College, Learnatory students will be able to use state-of-the-ar...

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Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Owner and Director Palisades Country Day Schools and Camp is Selected as 2019 Woman of Distinction

Mary Ann Hubschman, owner and director of Palisades Country Day School in Closter, NJ and Palisades Preschool in Fort Lee, NJ, has been selected as an honored member in the Trademark Women of Distinction 2019 Honors Edition for her exemplary contri...

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Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Looking to plan an awesome weekend packed with fun for the whole family? Whether you are planning a day trip in close to the New York metro area or are looking for kid-friendly fun that's close to home, we've got you covered! There’s a lot of kid-f...

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Park Shore Country Day Camp Welcomes Beloved Half Hollow Hills Middle School Teacher

Park Shore Country Day Camp Welcomes Beloved Half Hollow Hills Middle School Teacher

Chris Regini, Half Hollow Hills middle school teacher, is joining the Extreme STEAM Science Kids team at Park Shore Country Day Camp. Regini possesses a rare talent to motivate, stimulate and engage his students by using state-of-the-art technolog...

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Tips, Advice, and Home Decor Apps to Help You Redecorate Your Family Home on a Budget

Tips, Advice, and Home Decor Apps to Help You Redecorate Your Family Home on a Budget

While Pinterest home design pages and your favorite home décor magazine might make it seem like it will cost a fortune to redecorate your home, that doesn't have to be the case. We consulted experts for nine tips on redecorating your New York home ...

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In the Magazine: February 2019

In the Magazine: February 2019

This month's issue is full of the need-to-know information to prepare for your child's summer camp experience, improve your credit score, and decide which neighborhood is right for your family. Plus, find out how to decode your baby's cries and sta...

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6 Tips from the Experts to Choose the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Children

6 Tips from the Experts to Choose the Perfect Summer Camp for Your Children

One of the big advantages of raising a family in the New York metro area is the sheer volume of things to do and places to go. That’s true for camp, too: There are hundreds of nearby day and sleepaway camps available for your child to attend. It’s ...

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40 Dinosaurs Will Come Roaring Back to Life at the Bronx Zoo in April

40 Dinosaurs Will Come Roaring Back to Life at the Bronx Zoo in April

The Bronx Zoo has featured dinosaur exhibits before, but the zoo’s newest Dinosaur Safari is the biggest and most realistic dinosaur ride in the country, according to the zoo. The experience will take riders through 2 acres of woods, in which they ...

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How to Become a Zero-Waste Household

How to Become a Zero-Waste Household

Zero-waste living has become a lifestyle movement. There are now hundreds of books, blogs, and videos about it, and even a number of zero-waste stores opening in New York City. For a beginner, becoming a zero-waste household looks time consuming an...

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What Parents Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder in Children

What Parents Need to Know About Bipolar Disorder in Children

Does your child display excessive emotional changes? How about outbursts of anger, excitability, anxiety, or rage, followed by periods of depression and despondency? These mood swings can be the first expressions of bipolar disorder, a serious psyc...

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Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

Best Activities for Families in This Weekend in Rockland and Bergen Counties

We love weekends because they allow us to spend quality time with our kids, whether with a fun day trip to a nearby family-friendly destination or a family day of fun that's close to home in Rockland County or Bergen County, NJ. There’s lots to do ...

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When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When To Visit NYC's Museums, Zoos, and Gardens Admission Free

When to catch free admission at NYC's children's museums, zoos, aquariums, and botanical gardens.

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In the Magazine: March 2019

In the Magazine: March 2019

Check out our March 2019 issue, which includes tips from camp directors to choose the best summer camp for your child, the awkward talks you need to have with your teen when they start dating and how to broach the topics, information about what mak...

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Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

Where to Celebrate Women’s History Month with Your Kids in the New York Area

March is Women’s History Month, and there are many ways to commemorate women that made an influence in progressing female empowerment in our country and the world. Celebrate at one of these activities, museums, or statues across the New York area a...

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Why Drama and Theater are Important to Your Child's Development

Why Drama and Theater are Important to Your Child's Development

Participating in theater as a child can have a positive impact on your child’s development in many ways, and these activities aren’t limited to your neighborhood’s theater company or local drama class. Theater-related activities such as acting, sin...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-March 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, March 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Nassau's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the park...

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Kids 'N Comedy Classes Give Kids the Opportunity to Perform at Gotham Comedy Club

Kids 'N Comedy Classes Give Kids the Opportunity to Perform at Gotham Comedy Club

Evan Breckman has a connection to comedy and is given the opportunity to channel this passion by performing at the Gotham Comedy Club through Kids ‘N Comedy, founded by Jo Ann Grossman and Stu Morden. Kids ‘N Comedy teaches kids ages 11-18 how to w...

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What Camp Directors Wish Parents Knew About Summer Camp

What Camp Directors Wish Parents Knew About Summer Camp

If you're considering sending your child to camp this summer, there are things camp directors wish you, as parents, knew about summer camp. New York metro area summer camp directors and owners tell all and share what you need to know about summer c...

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16 Green Vale School Students Participate in All-County Music Festival

16 Green Vale School Students Participate in All-County Music Festival

At the Tilles Center in January, 16 Green Vale students performed in the prestigious Nassau All-County Music Festival. To be selected for All-County, students must score among the top student musicians who performed solos for the NYSSMA Festival th...

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Mid-Winter Recess Activities for Families in the NY Metro Area

Mid-Winter Recess Activities for Families in the NY Metro Area

Whether your kids are just out for Presidents Day or a longer mid-winter recess, we've rounded up a slew of family activities, mini-camps, and day-camps to keep your crew entertained during their time off.

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Fun Things To Do This Weekend with Kids in New York City

Fun Things To Do This Weekend with Kids in New York City

There’s a lot to do this weekend with your family, whether you're planning a day trip that's close to New York City or are looking for the best things to do with kids in Manhattan this weekend. After all, weekends are the best because you get to sp...

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The Importance of and the Different Types of Trusts

The Importance of and the Different Types of Trusts

While it’s not something we like to think about, as parents in New York, it is important to have a plan in place to protect your child should something happen to you or your spouse. Planning for the future is important to ensure that your children ...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-March 17

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, March 17, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Nassau's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the park...

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Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn on March 17

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn today, March 17, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Brooklyn's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the ...

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Orthodontia Basics Every Parent Should Know

Orthodontia Basics Every Parent Should Know

When it comes to oral health, we all know to take our kids to the dentist for regular teeth cleanings and check-ups, but there’s another aspect of dental health that you might be overlooking: orthodontics. So, in honor of February as National Child...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-March 19

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, March 19, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Nassau's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the park...

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What are Social-Emotional Skills and Why Are They Important for Children’s Development

What are Social-Emotional Skills and Why Are They Important for Children’s Development

As parents and caregivers, we tirelessly seek ways to ensure that our children are happy, healthy, and successful. Some parents place a strong emphasis on academic achievement, while others focus significantly on extracurricular activities such as ...

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7 Ways to Get (and Stay) Closer to Your Teen

7 Ways to Get (and Stay) Closer to Your Teen

As your children grow older and start to push away from you in an effort to assert their independence, you may be wondering: How do I ensure I have a good relationship with my teen? New York area experts share tips to help you get and stay close to...

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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on March 16

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How to Throw Your Kids a Birthday Party on a Budget

How to Throw Your Kids a Birthday Party on a Budget

A birthday and the accompanying party are a big deal for kids. That’s no surprise—after all, what’s not to love about cake and presents? Thanks to the Internet (and especially Instagram and Pinterest), you can find plenty of inspiration when it’s t...

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SUNY Optometry and SightGlass Vision are Seeking Nearsighted Children for a Clinic Trial

SUNY Optometry and SightGlass Vision are Seeking Nearsighted Children for a Clinic Trial

SUNY Optometry and SightGlass Vision, Inc. is seeking children ages 6 to 9 years old for a clinical trial involving FDA approval of glasses designed to correct myopia, or nearsightedness, and to reduce the rate of myopic progression in children of ...

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Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn on March 16

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn today, March 16, including fun activities and events the whole family can enjoy. See what's going on today in Brooklyn's museums, galleries, and libraries for some educational fun; in the ...

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Fun Kid-Friendly Events for Families in Westchester County this Weekend

Fun Kid-Friendly Events for Families in Westchester County this Weekend

If you're like us, you love weekends because it's the time when you get to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a day trip to a nearby destination or are looking for things to do that are close to home in Westchester County. ...

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City Harvest Challenges New Yorkers to Raise $1.1 Million to Feed 50,000 Children in Need

City Harvest Challenges New Yorkers to Raise $1.1 Million to Feed 50,000 Children in Need

City Harvest, NYC's largest food rescue organization, is challenging New Yorkers to raise $1.1 million to feed 50,000 New York children and their families. The fundraising campaign, Skip Lunch Fight Hunger, challenges New Yorkers to donate the mone...

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