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Special Parent Magazine Offers Advice for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Special Parent Magazine Offers Advice for Parents of Children with Special Needs

(Apr. 16, 2019) - In an effort to better help parents of children with special needs, we here at NYMetroParents brought back Special Parent! This issue is full of advice for your child’s future, inclusive fun, support groups for parents and families, and services for your children—all geared toward the specific needs of your family. And this digital format makes it easy for you to refer to anytime, anywhere.


NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent Receive 9 Awards at Annual Parenting Media Association Conference

NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent Receive 9 Awards at Annual Parenting Media Association Conference

(Mar. 05, 2019) - On March 1, Parenting Media Association presented NYMetroParents and Staten Island Parent, a division of Davler Media Group, with nine excellence awards at its 2018 Design and Editorial Awards reception, held in St. Petersburg, FL.


In the Magazine: March 2019

In the Magazine: March 2019

(Mar. 05, 2019) - Check out our March 2019 issue, which includes tips from camp directors to choose the best summer camp for your child, the awkward talks you need to have with your teen when they start dating and how to broach the topics, information about what makes insurance companies decide to cancel your policy, and 9 hacks to redecorate your home on a budget. Plus, you'll find fun things to do with your children every day of the week, how one family keeps memories of passed loved ones alive, and creative solutions to finding child care.


DIY for Kids: Make Your Own Superhero Cape

DIY for Kids: Make Your Own Superhero Cape

(Feb. 25, 2019) - Is your little one obsessed with Superman? Are you raising the next Wonder Woman? We’ve got just the craft for you! Kids can design their ideal costumes, perfect for a day of dramatic play. Can’t decide on just one design? Well, like any good hero disguise, this cape has two sides. Inspire creativity, choose a super hero identity, and spend a day saving the day!


The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

The Ultimate, Must-Read Camp Guide for Every Family

(Feb. 15, 2019) - In an effort to help you plan your child’s best summer ever, we’re proud to present The Camp Planner—the best resource for parents who are figuring out their kids’ summer camp plans in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island, Westchester County, Rockland County, and Bergen County, NJ! And if your child is already registered for camp, there's plenty of advice for all families, regardless of how many summers your child has already spent at camp. After all, summer camp—whether day camp, sleepaway camp, or a specialty camp—is a quintessential childhood experience, and we're here to help ensure it's the best experience ever!


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Manhattan

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Manhattan

(Dec. 17, 2018) - We asked some of our Manhattan partners to provide the most Instagram-worthy photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, performances, health care professionals, schools, summer camps, and other child-focused businesses throughout Manhattan, including services for children in Tribeca, the Lower East Side, Greenwich Village, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, the Bronx, Harlem, Kips Bay, Murray Hill, Gramercy, Chelsea, Nolita, and Midtown.


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Queens

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Queens

(Dec. 08, 2018) - We asked some of our Queens partners to provide photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, performances, health care professionals, schools, summer camps, and other child-focused businesses throughout Queens, including services for children in Jackson Heights, Middle Village, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Little Neck, Bayside, Astoria, Glendale, Elmhurst, and Flushing.


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Nassau County

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Nassau County

(Dec. 08, 2018) - We asked some of our Nassau County partners to provide photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, performances, health care professionals, schools, summer camps, and other child-focused businesses throughout Nassau County, including services for children in Cold Spring Harbor, Farmingdale, Hempstead, Middle Island, Greenvale, Garden City, East Meadow, Jericho, Huntington, Glen Head, Melville, Mineola, Wheatley Heights, Huntington Station, and Port Washington.


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Suffolk County

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Suffolk County

(Dec. 08, 2018) - We asked some of our Suffolk County partners to provide photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, performances, health care professionals, schools, summer camps, and other child-focused businesses throughout Suffolk County, including services for children in East Setauket, Aquebogue, Central Islip, Ronkonkoma, Riverhead, Smithtown, North Lindenhurst, Northport Village, Dix Hills, Southampton, Miller Place, Huntington, Melville, Bellport, and Wheatley Heights.


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Westchester

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Westchester

(Dec. 08, 2018) - We asked some of our Westchester County partners to provide photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, performances, health care professionals, schools, summer camps, and other child-focused businesses throughout Westchester County, including services for children in Mamaroneck, White Plains, Scarsdale, New Rochelle, Larchmont, Hawthorne, Briarcliff Manor, Dobbs Ferry, Eastchester, Purchase, Mount Vernon, and Rye, and in nearby Greenwich and Stamford, CT.


Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Brooklyn

Instagram-Worthy Moments from Kids' Activities & Programs in Brooklyn

(Dec. 08, 2018) - We asked some of our Brooklyn partners to provide photos of the activities that go on in their walls. We posted the results to the @NYMetroParents Instagram account and are publishing them below. What follows are beautiful, dynamic photos of after-school activities, schools, tutors and test prep centers, summer camps, health care providers, and other child-focused businesses throughout Brooklyn, including services for children in Red Hook, Bensonhurst, Dyker Heights, Greenpoint, and Bay Ridge.


Family Fun in Manhattan This December

Family Fun in Manhattan This December

(Dec. 07, 2018) - This winter, there are so many things to do to get your family out and about in Manhattan despite the chill—whether you're a local or looking for a day trip to NYC. Enjoy a re-imagined version of The Nutcracker on the Upper East Side or marvel at the Transit Museum's 17th Annual Holiday Train Show. Want to see the snow fall from a whole new perspective? Visit One World Observatory's Winter Onederland series through Jan. 7. Whatever you end up doing, each of these venues are sure to make it worth braving the cold. The best part? They're all accessible via Metro North, LIRR, and the subway.


Holiday Markets, Fairs, and Festivals in Rockland and Westchester

Holiday Markets, Fairs, and Festivals in Rockland and Westchester

(Dec. 05, 2018) - Check out this roundup of holiday markets, fairs, and festivals in Rockland and Westchester to find gifts for everyone on your list.


Family Fun in Manhattan This November

Family Fun in Manhattan This November

(Nov. 01, 2018) - Give your family something to be thankful for with these unforgettable, family-friendly activities in Manhattan this November. Mickey: The True Original Exhibition is only open until February and displays all things mouse from artwork to fashion and beyond. Other must-see exhibits this month include the Harry Potter History of Magic at the New-York Historical Society and the New York City Fire Museum. Of course, we can't forget the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, now in it's 92nd year!


What Happens If My Child Was Denied Early Intervention Services?

What Happens If My Child Was Denied Early Intervention Services?

(Oct. 19, 2018) - Young children who have developmental delays may be eligible for early intervention services, including speech, physical, and occupational therapies; family education, counseling, and support groups; as well as nursing, nutrition, social work, and assistive technology devices and services. But what happens if your child, who you suspect has developmental delays, is evaluated and denied early intervention services? Michelle Dell’Aquila explains what you can do.


How to Prevent and Treat Burns from Everyday Household Items

How to Prevent and Treat Burns from Everyday Household Items

(Oct. 04, 2018) - 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 initially, and when you need to see the doctor to receive further care for burns.


6 Tips for Hiring the Right Nanny

6 Tips for Hiring the Right Nanny

(Oct. 03, 2018) - This expert-approved advice makes it simple to find a great caregiver.


How Parents are Prepping for Halloween and Other Quotables

How Parents are Prepping for Halloween and Other Quotables

(Sep. 28, 2018) - With Halloween just around the corner, it's time to start picking out costumes! Get some inspiration from these local moms and their Halloween ideas. We're also highlighting the best quotes from our favorite bloggers on a range of topics, from dating to raising empowered daughters. And while you're at it, have a laugh at our comic that details the impossibilities of parenthood.


Education and Tutoring: Help Your Child Overcome a Fear of Failure

Education and Tutoring: Help Your Child Overcome a Fear of Failure

(Sep. 06, 2018) - I recently received a phone call from a parent; she was confused and concerned regarding a shift in her ten-year-old son’s approach to his schoolwork. “Jason has always loved school,” she began, “but last year he just kind of… gave up. He’s so bright and he really wants to do well – I don’t know what happened.” This, unfortunately, is a common occurrence in the world of tutoring. Many children begin their academic careers with passion and promise, only to show signs of hesitancy, and even apathy, as they near the end of elementary school. Parents are left wondering, “What happened?”


Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

Meet the Winners and Finalists of the 2018 NYMetroParents Cover Contest!

(Sep. 05, 2018) - Earlier this spring, we held our 2018 NYMetroParents Kids Cover Contest, and the submissions were overwhelming—who doesn't want the chance to feature their kid on the covers of NYMP's magazines?! We narrowed down the 1,300 photos of your cute kids to nine finalists and one fan favorite. Read on to find out who our grand prize winners are!


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