On The Blogroll: When You Wake Up a Mother
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
125 Fun Summer Activities for Kids
Looking for fun summer activities for kids? We've got 125 awesome ideas to keep kids entertained all summer long, including cool day trips and historical locations in the NYC area, fun summer toys, and free activities to do outside and in your own backyard.
A Father's Letter to His Children on Wilderness and Love
Author and father Charles R. Scott of NYC writes a letter on boredom, wilderness, and love to his two young children with whom he has taken on a 46-day cycling adventure around Iceland.
Grammy Nominated Matisyahu Helps Spread Anti-Bullying Messages on YouTube
Grammy Award-nominated Matisyahu invites artists to spread messages of anti-bullying and self-empowerment by submitting their own covers of the song "Live Like a Warrior" on YouTube.
4 Ways to Make Dad Feel Extra-Special on Father's Day
This Father's Day, teach the kids to show just how special dad is to the family with these five tips that will help dad feel extra-special.
Rockland High School Students Awarded at History Conference
The Historical Society of Rockland County hosted a High School History Conference on April 9 and awarded Rockland honor students based on their presentations.
Three Little Piggies Debut at Queens Zoo
Queens Zoo welcomed three rare domestic pigs, mulefoot hogs, to its grounds in May.
NYC Youth Coach Wins Award for Teaching Basketball and Life Lessons
New York City youth coach is honored with the Positive Coaching Alliance's Double-Goal Coach Award for his basketball and life lessons and positive impact on young athletes.
Raising a Bicultural Child
One mom shares her thoughts on raising her half-Filipino, half-all-American children in a way that honors her multicultural
Treating Your Teen's Acne and Its Impact on Her Self-Esteem
Getting acne when going through puberty can impact a teen's self-esteem. A local dermatologist discusses the different ways to treat acne, and a local psychologist discusses the psychological ramifications of acne and how you can help your teen's self-esteem.