(Dec. 02, 2019) - This December we're focused on the holidays and what they mean for your family, since the holidays look different for everyone. If you're staying in the city this season, you can make staying in seem like a luxury with six staycation spots we love throughout the city. If you're determined to have the most holiday fun ever, our calendar is chock-full of ideas for how to spend pretty much every day in December. And when it comes to giving and receiving, we've got your ultimate guide to regifting (yes, it can be done!), as well as expert tips on how to declutter your home to make room for the toys your kids will receive this year. We hope you have a happy and healthy holiday season!
(Nov. 01, 2019) - In November we focus on your family's health: physical, mental, and emotional. If your kids haven't gotten their flu shots yet, we take you behind the scenes of the vaccine debate to understand why some parents still aren't vaccinating their kids. If you're struggling during a challenging time with your baby, younger child or teen, we investigate nine baby ailments that you shouldn't worry about, the benefits of giving chores to your chore-adverse kids, and just why it is that your teen might be acting out. If your child has special needs, we look into why you might need an attorney to help him get the education he deserves from his school. And finally, we curated some of the best events in the city–from the new LuminoCity festival on Randall's Island to the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade–to make sure your family has a happy start to the holidays. As you read through the magazine this November, we hope you'll be armed with the tools for a healthy season–in all forms.
(Oct. 02, 2019) - Throughout October, all we can think about is Halloween. Jack-o'-lanterns, halloween costumes, pumpkin picking, spooky haunted houses, and all the Halloween fun for families NYC (and beyond) has to offer. We want to make your life easier, whether it's keeping your teen's bedroom clean, creating a baby registry, planning a kid's birthday party, or stay-at-home parenting tips, so you can enjoy all of the spooky fun this month has to offer.
(Jun. 03, 2019) - Our June issue has everything your family needs for a great start to the season! From everything you need to know about sun protection to finding out if your teen is ready for their first job this summer. Plus, a hilarious account of what it's like raising a picky eater!
(May. 01, 2019) - This May we have everything you need to get ready for spring with your family! From finding out what changes in your body are normal after having a baby to helping your teens nix their bad habits. Plus, tons of ideas for family fun including can't-miss events, fun crafts, and thrilling day trip destinations!
(Apr. 02, 2019) - This month's issue is jam-packed with the most relevant articles, from a lesson on living with zero waste for Earth Day to the best tips for having awkward conversations with your teen (because it's bound to happen at some point)! Plus, in honor of Autism Awareness Month and the upcoming release of our Special Parent digital guide, this issue is focusing on the special needs community. Read the heartfelt story of a mother using tragedy to create a better future for her son with autism, five ways to help your teen through mental health struggles, and how to make sure your child with special needs will be adequately taken care of even when you're no longer around.
(Feb. 01, 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 stay close with your teen!
(Jan. 03, 2019) - Our January issue is jam-packed with info to take with you into the new year, like skincare products that double for mom and baby, how to make outer space slime with your young ones, and how to 'not quite ruin your child.' Our feature pieces cover important topics like preparing your first born for a new sibling on the way, how to know when you're ready to move, and how to prepare your will.
(Dec. 03, 2018) - This December we've got the inside scoop on the holiday season, from ways to save money during holiday shopping, to a debate on the pros and cons of elf on the shelf, to how to decorate your home in a way that's safe for the kids. Plus, you won't want to miss our feature articles on how this mom's family saved someone's life, raising a world-aware teen, and the best all-inclusive family resorts in the world.
(Nov. 01, 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 Thanksgiving guests arrive. You'll also want to read about which processed foods you should avoid, which theaters in NYC offer sensory-friendly performances, and the best way to explore your neighborhood with your baby.
(Oct. 01, 2018) - See what we have in store for you in our October issue, from major milestones for teenagers to important advice on finding the right retirement plan for you. And you won't want to miss our articles on what kids really want at their birthday parties, how to toddler proof your home, and how a sports car helped one mom beat her postpartum blues. Find crafts, can't-miss halloween events, pumpkin picking destinations, and the most relatable parenting quotes on the web right now in this guide to our latest issue.
(Sep. 05, 2018) - Check out what we have in store for you in our September issue, from dealing with friendship breakups to the hottest kitchen trends of 2018. And you won't want to miss our articles on the benefits of baby classes, the rights your child has in school, and how one family said a bittersweet and beautiful good-bye to their foster daughter. Find crafts, day trips, top apple picking destinations, and the most relatable parenting quotes on the web right now in this guide to our latest issue.
(Aug. 01, 2018) - Take a peek into our August 2018 issue and find the best tips for searching for scholarships, checking your nanny's references, talking to your newborn to help them learn important language patterns, and choosing betwen the SAT or ACT. Enjoy our top picks for crafts, summer fun in the New York City area, and how one family redefined being a "blended" family.
(Jul. 13, 2018) - Take a look inside NYMetroParents' July issue, also known as the Annual All-in-One Resource Guide! In the July issues of Rockland Parent, Bergen•Rockland Parent, Westchester Parent, Brooklyn Parent, Queens Parent, Big Apple Parent, and Long Island Parent, you'll find checklists to help make your life as a parent easier, from what info to leave for the baby sitter, choosing and installing a car seat, and baby proofing your home, to preparing for back-to-school season, applying to college, and planning a birthday party. Plus, you'll also find guides to local businesses, from doctors and dentists, to schools and after-school activities, to family activities and summer camps.
(Jun. 01, 2018) - Check out our June 2018 issue to find fun ways to fight summer slide, protect your home while you are traveling, planning a vacation on a budget, ensure your teen is properly equipped with basic life skills before college, and the benefits of daddy-baby bonding.
(May. 01, 2018) - Check out our May 2018 issue for tips on making over your medicine cabinet, decoding your baby’s rash, and how to boost your self-esteem when you have acne, plus how to support kids with food allergies and what to keep in mind when during the first year in your new home.
(Apr. 02, 2018) - Check out our April 2018 issue for tips on planning a blowout birthday party, how to have a healthy marriage when a child has autism, and autism myths to ignore, plus what makes toddlers tick and how to green your home.
(Mar. 06, 2018) - Check out our March 2018 issue to learn how camp prepares kids for college, how to raise a take-charge teen, plus tips on what to clean in your home that you haven't considered and what parents can claim on taxes.
(Feb. 02, 2018) - Check out our February 2018 issue to learn how camp can benefit kids in school, how babies learn to love, plus tips on buying your first home and how to get your teen to exercise more.
(Jan. 05, 2018) - Check out our January 2018 issue to learn about blended learning and the debate around school start times, plus find tips on how to choose a guardian for your child and create a "yes" space.