The 3 Rules of Healthy Eating in the Summer
Summer is filled with BBQs, street and county fairs, and ball games, where unhealthy foods abound. Here, a registered dietician lays out three easy rules to help you and your family choose the healthiest food options at these events and beyond.
Professor Pedals Teaches All Ages to Ride on Long Island
Professor Pedals, a father of two on Long Island, focuses on safety and cycling in his approach to teaching children to ride.
Taming the Sugar Beast: Limiting the Sugar in Your Child's Diet
A local nutritionist shares tips to getting your child to make healthier food choices and limit the amount of sugar in their diets and discusses refined sugar versus unrefined sugar, as well as the benefits of having natural sugars as part of your diet.
Spa-Tacular Party's in Brooklyn Donates Birthday Party to Deserving Rockaway Family
Spa-Tacular Party's @The Candy Shop in Mill Basin, Brooklyn, hosted a birthday party for a deserving Rockaway family who were temporarily relocated to Brooklyn after Hurricane Sandy.
Ask the Expert: Can Damage to My Daughter's Teeth from Bulimia be Corrected?
Bulimia is an eating disorder that often involves vomiting, which can cause damage to the patient’s teeth over time. The American College of Prosthodontists and Kenneth S. Kurtz, D.D.S., FACP, a board-certified prosthodontist, offer dental advice for those who have or know someone who has bulimia, including how to evaluate the extent of the damage and whether it can be corrected.
8 Ideas for Easter Family Fun
From lawn games and scavenger hunts to preparing a meal with the family, here are eight ideas for Easter family fun that will keep the kids busy and create memories for the entire family.
Long Island's Top Youth Volunteers Head to D.C.
Two young Long Islanders of Nassau County will head to Washington, D.C. to join nominees for America's top youth volunteers of 2013. The two have been awarded the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for their dedication to volunteering in the Long Island community.
Win a Spring Easter Basket of Retro Candies and Toys from Bobb Howard's General Store
Long Island's "best candy store," as selected by "Long Island Press," is stocked with retro candies and toys from yesteryear. This season, Bobb Howard's General Store is giving away a spring Easter basket full of sweets and old-school toys to a lucky NYMetroParents reader.
Summer Camp Program Opens Farmingdale Location
The "most affordable" summer camp program on Long Island has plans to open its new location in Farmingdale in time for camp this summer. Hosted at St. Killian School, Camps 'R' Us is fully equipped with opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities.
Take the Screen-Free Challenge
The third annual Screen-Free Week is April 29 to May 5. Take the challenge to turn off your cell phones, TVs, and iPads to spend more quality time with your family.