Summer Activities in Westchester County, NY
Do you need great summer activities for kids in Westchester County, NY? Use our guide to find kids classes, Westchester summer camps, summer programs, activities near Westchester County, and family excursions close by. Summer activities in Westchester are at your fingertips.
Brooklyn Congregation Donates 65,000 Meals to Hurricane Sandy Victims
Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope has donated and delivered more than 65,000 meals to victims of Hurricane Sandy since the storm struck late last October.
Homegrown Heroes: The Gift of Friendship
The Circle of Friends promotes inclusion and friendship for kids and teens with special needs among their peers with several programs, including a weekly Home With Friends program or a Sunday Teen Program.
These Are Not Your Traditional Summer Camps
Do your kids love summer camp but want to attend a less traditional sleepaway camp this year? Check out these four camps that we've profiled, which focus on activities like fashion, technology, photography, and making video games.
One Local Music-Loving Dad Explores Evolution of Kindie Music
A Brookyln-based, music-loving father explores how kids' music morphed in to kindie rock, a genre that is popular with the whole family. Plus, his list of top 10 current kindie albums.
Holiday Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Bars
These chocolate peppermint cookie bars layer fudgy brownies with smooth peppermint creme and chocolate glaze, topped with crushed candy cane. They are a fun and decadent twist on the old holiday favorite, Peppermint Bark.
On The Blogroll: Role Mommy
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.
Top 10 Holiday Shows in NYC for Families
Our roundup of kid-friendly NYC holiday shows for the 2012 season includes 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 Grinch Stole Christmas. Get all the details on these family-friendly theater performances here.
Ask The Expert: Are Energy Drinks Okay for Kids?
Adults drink caffeinated beverages all the time, so why can't kids? Marcie Beth Schneider, M.D., a pediatrician who practices in Greenwich, CT, weighs in on why kids shouldn't consume energy drinks.
How a Gradeschool-Aged Child is Doing After 1 Year of Being Mainstreamed into the Classroom
One year after mainstreaming her gradeschool-aged son, a NYC mother reflects on the new set of challenges that come with that “progress,” from persisting stigmas for her son to shifting her own parental identity.