(Jul. 18, 2018) - The Epiphany Community Nursery School’s new curriculum, titled ECNS Etc., has introduced brand new Open Play classes and Baby Mixer classes for children and their parents.
(Jul. 10, 2018) - Eye Level's Summer Program—which puts an emphasis on skills such as basic and critical thinking, problem solving, grammar, and vocabulary—consists of one hour of math instruction and one hour of reading comprehension and writing. Children are monitored by and work closely with instructors and are given feedback on their performance.
(Jul. 10, 2018) - Stony Brook Hospital's Pediatric Voiding Improvement Program (VIP) opened last summer and is now offering more availability. Pediatric VIP can help with urinating frequency, daytime wetting, recurring urinary tract infections, and bedwetting. Each patient meets with Ezekiel Young, M.D., and Bridget Pellegrini, P.A., to generate a plan of treatment and to determine specialized testing is needed.
(May. 31, 2018) - Sending your teen off to college can be exciting and overwhelming for both of you. While you'll still worry about your child getting enough sleep, being safe at parties, and getting all of their school work done, there are conversations you can have with your teen to prepare him for the sudden independence he's about to gain. Experts share three conversations you should have with your teen to help her thrive and be successful in college.
(Apr. 27, 2018) - According to a new biennial report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, autism diagnoses appear to be at an all-time high. Based on an analysis of 2014 medical records, 1 in 59 American children had a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by age 8, a 15 percent increase since 2012.
(Apr. 26, 2018) - Delaying school start times gives students more time to sleep, resulting in overall improved wellbeing, according to a new study published by Oxford University Press.
(Apr. 20, 2018) - Westchester Land Trust (WLT) underwent a decade-long, $3 million project to permanently protect Stuart’s Fruit Farm in Somers, NY, according to a press release. The conservation easement ensures that the farm’s 172 acres be used for agricultural purposes only. Had it not been placed, the land could have been sold for residential development.
(Apr. 13, 2018) - Located in the heart of Bergen County, Paramus, NJ, is jam-packed full of family-friendly activities. Not sure where to start? Here is our list of activities to help you get started.
(Apr. 13, 2018) - iFLY Indoor Skydiving is scheduled to open its first New Jersey location in Paramus on Friday, April 13, according to officials. Located on Route 4 at the site of the now-demolished Forum Diner, iFLY will provide the full experience of a real skydive, minus jumping out of the plane and falling through the sky.
(Apr. 06, 2018) - The YMCA of Greater New York is offering a variety of new summer programs for 2018, including the integration of health and wellness education into each camp activity. This summer, the YMCA will be focusing on incorporating Social and Emotional (SEL) Character Development and the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) Healthy Living curriculums into their camp activities, including the brand-new Teen Camp.
(Apr. 06, 2018) - The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is partnering with pioneering meal-kit company Blue Apron to create a new state-of-the-art garden-based education facility for children, called the Edible Academy, with plans to open in June.
(Apr. 04, 2018) - Sachdev Family Orthodontics had it’s grand opening on Jan. 20, and opened to patients on Feb. 8 of this year. The office is equipped with high tech features such as the high-tech iTero Intraoral Scanner.
(Apr. 04, 2018) - Children in kindergarten through sixth grades can enjoy their summer vacation by focusing on pre-robotics, robotics, coding using MIT Scratch, and stop-motion animation at robofun™, which is now offering early-bird, friend, and sibling discounts. The summer camp programs will be held June 18-Aug. 31.
The Museum of Jewish Heritage - a Living Memorial to the Holocaust Now Showing 'The Number on Great-Grandpa's Arm'
(Apr. 04, 2018) - The Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust is currently showing the HBO documentary The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm with an accompanying installation through April 29.
(Mar. 23, 2018) - Have a family movie night planned but sick of watching the same three films (that your kids will agree on) available to stream on Netflix? Check out what kid-friendly movies will be released on Netflix April 1.
(Mar. 21, 2018) - Dental Wellness of Suffern is now offering an alternative to traditional dentistry: Convergent Dental’s Solea Dental Laser. Introduced to the office in November 2017, the Solea Dental Laser is a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved isotopic carbon dioxide laser that can perform almost all dental procedures, including sterilizing gum disease, cutting hard and soft gum tissue for sculpting, filling cavities, and helping crowns fit better—all with no needles, drills, anesthesia, or pain involved.
(Mar. 21, 2018) - Boundless Adventures, an outdoor treetop park in Purchase, is scheduled to open to the public on Saturday, March 31. Children ages 7 and older and adults, with the help of trained experts, will be able to unleash their inner Tarzan on a variety of nine different obstacle courses featuring safe climbing equipment.
(Feb. 28, 2018) - The Long Island Nets will be hosting its first-ever Sneaker Show on Friday, March 2 with designs from Los Angeles-based artist Salvador Amezcua, also known as “Kickstradomis,” at NYCB LIVE during their game against the Windy City Bulls.
(Feb. 26, 2018) - Chelsea Piers Connecticut, an indoor sports facility, will offer Ninja and Parkour camp this summer. Last year, the sports camp offered a one-week pilot of Ninja and Parkour Camp, and due to its popularity, the program will be offered all summer this year. Camp will be held June 18-Aug. 31.
(Feb. 23, 2018) - Inwood Academy for Leadership Charter School hosted its all-expenses paid prom night at Current at Chelsea Piers on Feb. 15, courtesy of TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom initiative, as the winners of TLC’s Win a Dream Prom For Your School contest (in partnership with Seventeen magazine).