Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Enter to Win a Year of Cookies From Tate's Bake Shop!

Three lucky winners will each receive monthly packages of cookies for a full year.

Sep 19, 2017

Conquering Bake Sales: Baking Allergen-Free Treats

Conquering Bake Sales: Baking Allergen-Free Treats

Gluten-free, nut-free, vegan—with variety of dietary needs becoming more common, baking treats for your kid’s class can be a minefield. Here’s how to win the battle.

Sep 18, 2017

How to Make a Cardboard Ring Toss

How to Make a Cardboard Ring Toss

Step-by-step directions to make a cardboard ring toss for your child's next birthday party

Sep 18, 2017

How to Eat Pizza for Every Meal

How to Eat Pizza for Every Meal

We found recipes so you can make pizza for every meal—and even dessert!

Sep 15, 2017

Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island Indoor Playground and Café to Open in Bay Ridge

Fairytale Island, an indoor playground and café for children ages 1-12, will open late September in Bay Ridge.

Sep 06, 2017

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

How to Tie-Dye with Food Coloring

Nothing evokes summer quite like tie-dyeing T-shirts with your kids. Here are directions for an Eco-friendly tie-dye option—tie-dye with food coloring—from "More Boredom Busters".

May 18, 2015

Why Do So Many Gifted and Talented Children Hate To Write?

Why Do So Many Gifted and Talented Children Hate To Write?

Disliking to write is a widespread phenomenon, affecting as many as 50 percent of gifted kids--here’s how to change their minds just a little.

Jun 26, 2017

How to Recognize When a Child is Gifted

How to Recognize When a Child is Gifted

How to tell if your child is gifted, a prodigy, or just plain smart—and what to do about it

Sep 01, 2017

Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Pick Your Own Apples in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

Find u-pick apple orchards and farms in the NYC area, including Long Island, Southeast New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut, that offer pick-your-own apples in the fall. In addition to apple picking, many of these farms also offer fun fall extras like hay rides, corn mazes, animal petting zoos, and apple cider pressing.

Jun 11, 2014

LI Parents Day 2017: An Afternoon of Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

LI Parents Day 2017: An Afternoon of Fun for Kids, Info for Parents

LI Parents Day will be held 11am-3pm on Sunday, September 17, at Long Island University’s Pratt Recreation Center (720 Northern Blvd. in Brookville).

Aug 30, 2017

Long Island Nets Help Children in Need Go Back to School Prepared

Long Island Nets Help Children in Need Go Back to School Prepared

The Long Island Nets are partnering with United Way of Long Island as part of their ninth annual Stuff-A-Bus campaign to help local students from low-income families head back to school prepared.

Aug 07, 2017

TJE Dance Force Adds More Classes for Dancers with Special Needs

TJE Dance Force Adds More Classes for Dancers with Special Needs

TJE Dance Force has added more special needs dance classes at the Holbrook and Saint James studio locations.

Aug 02, 2017

Grace Music School to Add Music FunTime Classes in Melville

Grace Music School to Add Music FunTime Classes in Melville

Grace Music School will be offering Music FunTime classes, for children ages 18 months to 7 years, at the Melville location starting in the fall.

Aug 02, 2017

YMCA of Long Island Launches New Swim Program

YMCA of Long Island Launches New Swim Program

YMCA of Long Island's new swim lessons program is focused on safety, swim basics, and drowning prevention.

Aug 02, 2017