November 23-25 Weekend Highlights by NYMetroParents
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November 23-25 Happy Thanksgiving! Turkey Waddles, Magnificent Trees, a Feeding Frenzy, and Family Holiday Shows
Of course turkey is one of America's favorite Thanksgiving food, but did you know stuffing ranks second? Whether you cook your dressing inside the turkey or have it as a side dish (it's a 50-50 in the country), the important thing is you're enjoying the meal surrounded by family and friends from near and far with old or new traditions.
Hands On! Put on your detective hat and go on a scavenger hunt at the DiMenna Children's History Museum, or create a train station inspired by Grand Central Station. Also be part of magic tricks during "Aha Real Magic."
Stuff We Like: Giving Thanks Together Your little ones (and the grown-ups) may be thankful on Thanksgiving, but it’s tough to keep that mindset once the want-want-want mantra of the gift-giving season begins. Here you'll find are a few of our favorite ideas, plus some cool products that will help you...
A Season of Thanks by A Father's Advice It’s off to the couch, kitchen, or dining room table, basement, porch, or the “lifeguard tower.” I confess, I am the lifeguard. I have young ones so I find a spot in the room, perch myself on something that is easy to dismount and wait. I wait for a cry, scream, or bang, and react on cue.
Articles on NYMetroParents.com
Top 10 Family Holiday Shows in NYC Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2012 season of Broadway and Off-Broadway must-sees, from classic performances such as the "Radio City Christmas Spectacular" and "The Nutcracker" to new musicals like "A Christmas Story" and "Dr. Seuss’ How the...
How Do I Budget for Holiday Gift Shopping? Flash sales and big discounts on Black Friday may tempt you to buy gifts that were not on your original wish list or planned for on your budget for the holidays. Avoid getting into debt by sticking to your budget with these holiday shopping tips.
8 Questions to Ask When Buying Toys for Your Kids When buying toys for your children, keep in mind how the toy will help your child's motor skill development and cognitive learning so that the toys can be used as learning tools and can help your child's development.
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