(Jul. 03, 2019) - WowMoms World—a family-focused business that combines early enrichment and physical activities for babies and young children—has opened its very first stateside location in Mineola. Based in Canada, WowMoms World currently has locations in Canada and Mexico, and now Long Island, with more to open later this year in Texas and Florida. The business also offers a wide range of fitness classes and has a health-oriented cafe and clothing boutique.
(Jul. 03, 2019) - Specializing in one-on-one tutoring from teachers who are certified in-house, students are invited to focus on “all things math” when they come to Mathnasium. This can mean gaining a stronger understanding of their classwork, getting access to more challenging material, or cramming for a test the following day. To gauge each student’s current mathematics foundation and ability, each student is given a two-part assessment, oral and written, when they first come in.
(Apr. 29, 2019) - What’s the most annoying thing your teenager does? Is it that he’s constantly sleeping in and on the verge of being late for school? Maybe it’s that her hygiene habits, or lack thereof, force you to ask probing questions like, “When was the last time you took a shower?” Maybe it’s the fact that when phrases like “healthy habits,” “personal responsibility,” or “We need to talk,” come out of your mouth, the teenager in the room immediately responds by rolling his eyes or vanishing. If you’re currently the parent of a teenager, it’s probably all these things and more. To tackle this big question, family therapists, psychologists, and doctors share easy-to-follow tips.
(Apr. 04, 2019) - Bright Horizons, a daycare and early education center, opened a Manhattan location in West Village in January and a Brooklyn location in Dumbo in February. Both locations offer state-of-the-art facilities that include indoor play spaces to keep children active no matter the weather, as well as the highest level of security and latest technology.
(Mar. 01, 2019) - 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 conversations are part of growing up. So where and when do you start? For New York parents, this question can seem even more complicated when you think about everything else you have to juggle, all the information your kids have access to, and everything happening in your backyard. One way to make this process easier is to break “the talk” down into smaller sections.