Homegrown Heroes: Singing and Signing for Good
Professional opera singer Sabrina Francis volunteers her time and talent at Gigi's Playhouse NYC in upper Manhattan to inspire children with Down syndrome through music and sign language.
A Guide to Wheelchair Accessible Nature Trails in the NYC Suburbs and Fairfield County in Connecticut
Get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air and nature around you at these national parks in Fairfield, Westchester, and Rockland counties, including parks in Monroe, Nyack, and Yonkers, that have been approved wheelchair accessible by the nonprofit Rails-To-Trails Conservancy.
Cyclists Will Ride 400 Miles to Capitol for Gun Safety in Honor of Sandy Hook
A team of 26 cyclists will set off to ride 400 miles in four days on March 9 from Newtown, Connecticut to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. to raise awareness about the need for gun safety legislation in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy.
Ask the Expert: How Can I Soothe My Colicky Baby?
Does your baby have long bouts of unexplained crying, extreme fussiness, or exhibit other signs of colic? Alison Bevan, certified Gentle Sleep Coach and Happiest Baby Educator, shares her own tips, as well as Dr. Harvey Karp's tip to soothe a colicky baby.
Independent Day School Renovates Its Ridgefield Location
Landmark Preschool, an affiliate of Ridgefield Academy, recently opened its renovated facility, which includes a kitchen, a multipurpose room, a performance space, and more spacious classrooms. The preschool, located in Ridgefield, also has a gardening center and an art space.
Musical Theater Classes For Kids in Westchester County
If you're looking for musical theater classes for kids in Westchester, New York, look no further: we've rounded up the best places in the area for kids to learn how to act, sing, and dance. These Westchester studios offer musical theater classes for kids of all ages.
Where to See 'The Nutcracker' Ballet in NYC this Year
Where to see "The Nutcracker" ballet in NYC, including 11 kid-friendly performances in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens, from classic shows at Lincoln Center and Florence Gould Hall in Manhattan to other versions in Fort Greene, Greenpoint, and Midwood, Brooklyn, as well as Flushing, Queens.
Where to See 'The Nutcracker' in Fairfield this Year
A roundup of 6 performances of "The Nutcracker" ballet in Connecticut, including Bridgeport, Fairfield, Ridgefield, Stamford, and 2 in Westport.
Improve Your Child's Sleep Hygiene With These 4 Pillars
Good sleep hygiene, or the set of guidelines and habits that promote consistently restful and sufficient sleep, is important to your child's overall health. Tom Jackson, M.D., a psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of sleep disorders, shares the four pillars to good sleep hygiene.
Family Outing: The New York Botanical Garden
The New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx is a fun destination for families, with regular nature programs in the Children's Garden and Family Garden plus a variety of annual events like the Orchid Show and the famous Holiday Train Show.