Children's Books Suggestions to Help Them Understand and Cope with Natural Disasters
The president of The Early Years Institute in Plainview, NY, offers parents children's book suggestions that will help explain natural disasters to their little ones and will help them understand how to deal with the effects of natural disasters like hurricanes.
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.
10 Thanksgiving Traditions to Try
Try out a new Thanksgiving tradition with your family this year. This list includes ideas for DIY holiday crafts, fun Thanksgiving-themed games, charitable activities, and more, all of which can help your family show gratitude and give thanks.
10 Tips to Help Parents Teach Kids How to Give Back This Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is all about being thankful for what you have, and this season, teach your kids about the importance of giving back to the community with these parenting tips and advice.
Meet Kevin Del Aguila: Broadway Star and NYC Dad
Acclaimed actor, writer, and director Kevin Del Aguila talks about his alternating roles as Broadway star (in the Tony-winning "Peter and the Starcatcher") and Manhattan dad.
Spotlight On Melissa Levis of Moey's Music Party
As the lead of Moey’s Music Party, Melissa Levis, a mom in New York City, is a kiddie rock sensation. Levis sits down with NYMetroParents to answer questions about parenting, marriage, and share her advice for other working parents.
Jewish Education for All Children
A 30-year-old program at a local synagogue in Wantagh provides Jewish Education and a bar/bat mitzvah ceremony for kids with special needs.
Students Get Creative to Show School Pride
High schoolers in Wantagh created a one-of-a-kind mural to welcome visitors to their school and illustrate the important things they learn there each day.
Holiday Mashup: A Mixed-Faith Family Celebrates in Fairfield
A Fairfield County, CT mom explains how her mixed-faith family embraces the holiday season and gives four great gift recommendations for Christmas or Hanukkah that have been hits with her kids over the years.
Tidings of Joy
Mom blogger Michaela Searfoorce, an NYC parent of two toddlers and a preteen son with special needs, reflects on her blessings in honor of the upcoming holiday season.