Win Tickets to Mommybites Summit 2013
Shop! Play! Learn! at the 2013 Mommybites Summit this Wednesday, May 1 at 6pm with two tickets provided by NYMetroParents.
Win 'Life of Pi' on Blu-Ray & DVD!
Win a copy of the Academy-Award winning film "Life of Pi" in blu-ray and DVD from NYMetroParents.
Long Island Leading the Way in School Breakfast Participation in New York State
New York State ranks near the bottom of the list when it comes to student participation in the School Breakfast Program, but we are making progress thanks to efforts in Brentwood, Long Island as well as Syracuse City Schools.
Selective Mutism: Diagnosis, Treatment, and What It Means for Your Child
Selective mutism is an anxiety disorder, often mistaken for shyness, that robs a child of the ability to speak in certain social situations. Here, learn about the diagnosis and treatment of selective mutism and how it will affect your child's life.
Party Central Pick of the Month: Gift it Green
Gift it Green fabric gift boxes and tissue paper are an eco-friendly way to wrap your child's or friend's birthday present. Bonus: The gift boxes fold flat and are reusable.
'The Velveteen Rabbit' Reimagined in NYC
"The Velveteen Rabbit," a Theatreworks production playing at DR2 Theatre in Manhattan, is a charming new take on the classic tale that uses found objects as props and relies on a creative trio of actors who aren't afraid to think outside the box.
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.
Westchester Teens Compete in Maccabi Games
Jewish teens of Westchester competed this year in the 2012 JCC Maccabi Games, a famous Olympic-style event that began in Memphis, moved to Houston, and ended in Rockland County.
Meet the Editor: Melanie Baker
Get to know Melanie Baker, NYMetroParents' assistant editor and directories editor.
New Campaign Empowers Youth to Help Tackle Nation's Obesity Epidemic
New York 4-H Youth partners with UnitedHealthcare to promote healthy living by launching a new campaign, Eat4-Health, to empower youth to help tackle the nation's obesity epidemic.