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December 2014 Table of Contents

The December 2014 issue of NYMetroParents magazines features a fashion section full of stylish and comfy holiday clothes for kids, a guide to teacher gifts (they'll actually like), advice on how to replace the "gimmes" with generosity, sledding safety tips, and more!


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December 2014

Winter/Holiday Issue

Table of Contents

By PhotoOp NYC



holiday clothes for kids

By PhotoOp NYC

Fancy That!
With the holidays upon us, fashion is certainly on our minds, from Christmas and Hanukkah parties to New Years Eve celebrations. Here, a few ideas for comfy and chic holiday outfits for boys and girls.
girl surrounded by presents on christmas Get as Good as You Give!
Here's how to make your kids happy without spoiling them, teach kids about giving back, and how to keep the charitable feeling year-rond, not just during the holidays.
kids sledding safety Sledding Safety
Sledding is a fun winter activity, but did you know it's responsible for tens of thousands of trips to the emergency room every year. Here are tips on how to choose the safest sled for your child, avoid sledding injuries, and treat injuries when accidents happen.
no apples  A Guide to Teacher Gifts
One person on your gift list this year may be your child's teacher, but shopping for him or her isn't always easy. Rather than rely on the go-to apple-themed products, we've compiled a few tips for choosing holiday gifts for your child's teacher.
frozen pumpkin dessert loaf  Holiday Desser Remix: Frozen Pumpkin Pie
Want to change up your dessert routine this holiday season? Try this frozen version of classic pumpkin pie. It's a welcome twist on the traditional dessert and, bonus: It's super easy to make ahead! Just pull it out of the freezer a few minutes before serving.
tweens with attitude  Attitude Adjustment
You may lament that your tween is argumentative, messy, boy crazy, lazy, and fickle, which all seem like bad traits. Here's why it's okay for your tween to act like this, and how it will actually serve her well in the future.


kids sledding in winter SCHOOL VACATION CAMPS
This winter break, find fun holiday camp activities for your kids while school is out. Check out these school vacation camps in Rockland, Westchester, Fairfield, New York City, and Long Island.



alphie the dragon at cmom Family Outing: Children's Museum of Manhattan
The Children's Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) proves that museums don't have to be boring. This NYC museum for young kids offers a full day of fun that will leave your tots with a love of hands-on learning.
nyc nutcracker Family Activities Calendar
Search our full calendar of events for the best family activities happening in December, including holiday shows, tree and menorah lighting celebrations, winter festivals, family concerts, and more.
cutting down christmas tree Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree
Find local Christmas tree farms in the New York metro area and head out to cut your own Christmas tree this holiday season.
sheep boots Stuff We Like: Winter Boots and Booties
Oh, the weather outside is frightful, but our feet are so delightful! Keep your children’s toes toasty warm this winter with a pair of these worthy boots that are both cute and functional, handpicked (or shall we say foot-picked?) by NYMetroParents editorial director Dawn Roode.



princess smee VOICES: 'Princess Smee' by Christina Vercelletto

When her child scores an unexpected part in the play, this mom learns a lesson about treating her daughter like a girly-girl.

amy poehler seth meyers at 92nd street y Quotables: December Edition
From the December 2014 issues of NYMetroParents comes a selection of funny and thoughtful quotes about recognizing depression, Santa Claus as a teacher, and delivering babies.



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