Eye Level Learning Center Opens in New Hyde Park

Eye Level Learning Center Opens in New Hyde Park

On October 12, Eye Level New Hyde Park had it's official ribbon cutting ceremony after opening in September. The New Hyde Park location of this world-wide franchise will be open 3pm-8pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am-2pm on Saturdays, and by appoi...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids in New York City

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones and making memories and traditions that will last for years to come. We’ve rounded up a list of Thanksgiving activities for kids in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and Queens that the whol...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids on Long Island

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids on Long Island

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones and making memories and traditions that will last for years to come. We’ve rounded up a list of Thanksgiving activities for kids on Long Island's Nassau and Suffolk counties that the whole fam...

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Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island in November

Top Things to Do with Kids on Long Island in November

Our calendar editors have hand-picked the best family events and activities happening on Long Island this November, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is Set for Wednesday, Nov. 28

The 2018 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting is Set for Wednesday, Nov. 28

This year's tree made it’s grand arrival to Manhattan this Saturday via flatbed truck, according to NBC New York. The two-day, 75 mile journey from Wallkill in the Town of Newburgh to Midtown, Manhattan will prove well worth it on Wednesday, Nov. 2...

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DreamWorks Trolls The Experience Is NYC's Newest Family-Friendly Attraction in Midtown

DreamWorks Trolls The Experience Is NYC's Newest Family-Friendly Attraction in Midtown

Fans of 'Trolls,' rejoice: New York City’s newest attraction in Midtown, DreamWorks Trolls The Experience, opened for previews on Monday, Oct. 22. A fully immersive adventure, visitors will be transformed into honorary citizens of Troll Village whi...

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Thanksgiving Activities for Kids In Westchester and Rockland

Thanksgiving Activities for Kids In Westchester and Rockland

Thanksgiving is all about spending time with loved ones and making memories and traditions that will last for years to come. We’ve rounded up a list of kid-friendly Thanksgiving activities in Westchester County and Rockland County that the whole fa...

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Can Your Baby's Teeth Predict Autism?

Can Your Baby's Teeth Predict Autism?

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is an extremely common developmental disability with approximately one in 59 children being diagnosed. As with any special needs condition, early detection is essential. We already know that certain types of ovarian c...

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Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

Smithtown Christian School Opens STEM Lab and Welcomes New Superintendent and a Dean of Student Life

In addition to celebrating 40 years of faith-centered education this fall, Smithtown Christian School is expanding its science curriculum with a new STEM lab for elementary school students. The school is also welcoming two new staff members: superi...

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Macy's Announced Lineup and What's New for the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Announced Lineup and What's New for the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy’s announced today the official lineup of the 92nd Annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, including musical guests, performance groups, the participating marching bands, the character balloons, floats, clowns, and more. The parade will be held ...

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What Kids Really Want at Their Birthday Parties

What Kids Really Want at Their Birthday Parties

Planning a birthday party for your child can seem to get more and more stressful and time consuming year after year, but those big birthday bashes we see online (we’re looking at you, Pinterest!) may not be what your child really wants for their ce...

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The Benefits of Kids Learning to Play Ice Hockey at Any Age

The Benefits of Kids Learning to Play Ice Hockey at Any Age

Whether your child is a hockey fan and wants to learn how to play ice hockey, or you’re just looking for a way to get your child moving and having fun, hockey is a sport that can be played and enjoyed for life. No matter what age your child is, it’...

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What Are Processed Foods and Are They Really That Bad to Eat?

What Are Processed Foods and Are They Really That Bad to Eat?

For parents today there is an overwhelming amount of information available on what we should and should not be eating. The everyday job of grocery shopping or planning meals for our families is a maze of choices. One food group we hear a lot about ...

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In the Magazine: November 2018

In the Magazine: November 2018

Don't miss out on this jam-packed issue with timely tips like getting your kids politically active just in time for election day, raising a generous child (it's the season of giving after all), and speed-cleaning your house before those Thanksgivin...

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First-Ever Winterfest Holiday Fair & Market to Open at the Brooklyn Museum on Nov. 23

First-Ever Winterfest Holiday Fair & Market to Open at the Brooklyn Museum on Nov. 23

Winterfest, a new holiday festival for families in New York City, is coming to the Brooklyn Museum in Prospect Heights beginning Friday, Nov. 23. For six weeks, a portion of the Brooklyn Museum’s grounds will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland...

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5 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Children

5 Ways to Instill Gratitude in Children

November is a time when we all tend to think about gratitude; your family is likely familiar with the ‘what are you thankful for’ exercise at the Thanksgiving dinner table. But it is vital to instill the importance of gratitude in your children yea...

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Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Awesome Family Events Happening This Weekend in Nassau County

Weekends are the best to spend quality time with your kids, whether you are planning a huge outing or are staying close to home. There’s lots to do this weekend with your family, from concerts and performances to museum exhibits, shows, crafts acti...

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Lower East Side Historical Exhibit Opens at Henry Street Settlement

Lower East Side Historical Exhibit Opens at Henry Street Settlement

The Henry Street Settlement, located in the Lower East Side, recently opened an interactive exhibit that will teach children about NYC’s history during the time of early immigration. This exhibit will allow visitors to travel back in time to the ye...

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PDM Family Dental Opens in Jericho

PDM Family Dental Opens in Jericho

In September, PDM Family Dental opened its doors in Jericho. The brand-new facility is family friendly and features televisions so patients, especially children, can watch something while they are being seen. Services include Invisalign, digital x-...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-November 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, November 11, 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 pa...

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Cultural Festivals & Events in the NYC Area

Cultural Festivals & Events in the NYC Area

Part of what makes New York City great is that it is a melting pot of cultures and ethnicities. You can teach your kids about different cultures through museum visits and books, or you can take to the streets to experience these cultures for yourse...

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5 Ways to Get Tweens and Teens Politically Active

5 Ways to Get Tweens and Teens Politically Active

With the current political environment, it’s more important than ever to make sure your tweens and teens understand what’s going on nationally and globally—and that their voice matters in elections. Whether you take your children to marches or prot...

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Today's Family & Kids Activities in Long Island-November 10

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Nassau today, November 10, 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 pa...

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North Rockland: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

North Rockland: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

For busy parents in North Rockland, it can be a challenge to find the perfect local Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, Activities for Kids to Learn Drama. Use these listings to help you locate the be...

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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on November 11

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10 Hidden Gardens in NYC You’ll Want to Keep a Secret

10 Hidden Gardens in NYC You’ll Want to Keep a Secret

Green space is hard to come by in Manhattan—an apartment with a garden or terrace is a unicorn, scoring you instant popularity with friends and neighbors—but did you know there is probably a secret garden in your neighborhood? Across the city there...

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Top Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in November

Top Things to Do With Your Family in Rockland in November

We've picked the most fun things to do with your family in Rockland in November, including exciting indoor and outdoor events, seasonal fun, entertaining shows, and more!

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Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the New York Area

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree in the New York Area

Find local Christmas tree farms to cut your own Christmas tree in the New York area for the holiday season.

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Things to Do With Kids in Brooklyn on November 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Brooklyn today, November 11, 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 th...

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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on November 10

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Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in the New York Metro Area

Best Hot Chocolates and Teas in the New York Metro Area

We've highlighted some of the coziest cafes in the New York metro area where families can grab a steaming mug of cold-weather beverages like hot cocoa or tea. Because after a long day of winter activities, who wouldn't love something warm to sip on...

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50 Ways to Have the Best Fall Ever in New York

50 Ways to Have the Best Fall Ever in New York

No matter where you live in the New York metro area—Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau County, Suffolk County, Westchester County, or Rockland County—there are lots of fall activities for families to explore and enjoy. Family fun in autumn can inc...

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QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

QUIZ: What NYC Food Are You?

Between pizza shops on every corner and 24 hour diners, there’s simply no better place to be a foodie than in the Big Apple. Take our quiz and find out which NYC food you most identify with.

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Advantage Care Health Center Extends Practice to Pediatric Patients

Advantage Care Health Center Extends Practice to Pediatric Patients

Mary Mulqueen, M.D., who started at Advantage Health Care in November of 2017, expanded her practice to pediatric patients at both the Freeport and Brookville locations this May. Dr. Mulqueen is a primary care physician of internal medicine and ped...

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The Cathedral School Launches Sports Program With Basketball

The Cathedral School Launches Sports Program With Basketball

After joining the Confederation of New York Schools and Team Sports league in the spring, The Cathedral School will kick off its first basketball season in mid-November. The team is open to students in grade 6-8. Both girls and boys are invited to ...

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Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville Debuts Intro to Horse Classes

Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville Debuts Intro to Horse Classes

The Thomas School of Horsemanship in Melville is introducing a new class for children who are interested in horses but might not have had the opportunity to interact with them beforehand. Rather than teaching riding, this class aims to focus on pro...

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How to Speed Clean Your House Before the Holiday Guests Arrive

How to Speed Clean Your House Before the Holiday Guests Arrive

If you have guests coming over but don't have time for a deep clean of the whole house, take these experts' tips into consideration to speed clean your home. These quick cleaning tips focusing on often-used areas will get your home ready for guests...

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Ramapo: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

Ramapo: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

Spring Valley, East Ramapo and Suffern offers a wealth of resources for families who live there, including Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, and Activities for Kids to Learn Drama, . Find the latest ...

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Things to Do With Kids in Queens on November 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Queens today, November 11, 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 p...

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Clarkstown: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

Clarkstown: Essential Resources for Parents and Kids

For busy parents in Nanuet, Clarkstown, it can be a challenge to find the perfect local Activities for Kids to Learn Arts & Crafts, Activities for Kids to Learn Dancing, Activities for Kids to Learn Drama. Use these listings to help you locate th...

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How to Avoid Hackers and Cyberscams When Shopping Online

How to Avoid Hackers and Cyberscams When Shopping Online

When you're shopping online, especially for gifts on Cyber Monday when the deals are out of this world, it's important to know how to recognize cyberscams, phishing attempts, and more to keep your information safe—and get what you paid for. Experts...

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Things to Do With Kids in Manhattan on November 12

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How Foster Care Changes Lives

How Foster Care Changes Lives

Foster care changes lives in the nicest of ways—just ask Ann LiPuma of Wantagh, NY. She still vividly remembers the day she received an e-mail from Berkshire Farms Center & Services for Youth, asking if she’d be interested in becoming a foster pare...

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How to Prevent and Treat Burns from Everyday Household Items

How to Prevent and Treat Burns from Everyday Household Items

Though you may not realize it, there are a handful of everyday items in the home that can cause burns, from superficial burns to severe burns. PM Pediatrics breaks down what you can do in your home to prevent those burns, how to treat them initiall...

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Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in November

Activities for NYC Families with Children with Special Needs in November

We've gathered the best family-friendly events for children with special needs in New York City in November.

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Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys on Long Island

Family-Friendly Bowling Alleys on Long Island

Bowling alleys across the country have upgraded to appeal to kids and youth players, and Long Island is no exception. Check out our list of the best bowling alleys for families in Nassau County and Suffolk County.

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Things to Do With Kids in Westchester on November 11

Find free and low-cost things to do with kids in Westchester today, November 11, 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;...

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Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School Welcomes New Admissions Team

Archbishop Molloy High School, a private Catholic school in Briarwood, has restructured their admissions team for the upcoming school year. With the addition of Edwidge Turenne, Heather Green-Wresch, and Jonathan DiDonato in September, the school a...

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6 Simple Ways to Build Your Child's Self-Confidence

6 Simple Ways to Build Your Child's Self-Confidence

As parents, we want our kids to be happy, self-assured, and confident. But building a child's self-confidence is sometimes a little harder than we imagine it will be. Luckily, there are some simple things you can do to help your children learn to b...

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First Words Project Launches Free Online Resources for Parents of Young Children

First Words Project Launches Free Online Resources for Parents of Young Children

Raising a young child is an exciting, and stressful, time for parents. From toddler-proofing your home to deciding if mommy-and-me classes are right for you, there’s no shortage of things to worry about. Luckily, First Words Project, a non-profit f...

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