NYC Kids Get a Peek Inside Broadway's 'Nice Work If You Can Get It'
New York City public school students got a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway's "Nice Work If You Can Get It," thanks to Inside Broadway's Creating the Magic program, which aims to introduce kids to Broadway shows and the people behind them.
Meet the Intern: Sarah Buckwald
Meet Sarah Buckwald, one of NYMetroParents' summer 2013 editorial interns.
How to Raise Happy Kids
Todd Patkin, author of "Finding Happiness: One Man’s Quest to Beat Depression and Anxiety and—Finally—Let the Sunshine In", suffered a breakdown at age 36 after dealing with anxiety and depression throughout his life. Patkin suggests eight ways parents can help their children develop good habits to grow up to be a happy adult.
Kids Compete for Best Toy Design in Fairfield County
Children in Fairfield County submitted their best designs to the Toy Makers II Design Competition hosted by the Westport Arts Center during WACky Family Day on March 10.
Helping Is Healing
A mom raising a child with special needs with her family in New York City is empowered in her own situation as she helps other families through trying and challenging times with their own children with special needs.
New Photography Class Helps Girls Increase Self-Confidence
Photographer and therapist Dee Lebovits recently started Self Portrait, a class that teaches young girls the art of photography while also helping the students raise their self-confidence and self-respect in a group setting.
Manhattan Students Honored at Carnegie Hall
Three young musicians received Certificates of Excellence for their hard work, dedication, and talent in music from the Royal Conservatory Music Development Program at Carnegie Hall on Feb. 9.
Fun Valentine's Day Events for Kids in NYC
Find fun and low-cost things to do with your kids for Valentine's Day in NYC, including craft programs, cooking events, story time, family shows, and more in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
Stronger Together at Camp Good Grief
Camp Good Grief on Long Island provides bereaved children a place to gather, grieve, and grow in order to cope with their loss.
What Single Mothers Can Learn from Four Great Movie Moms
Single mothers are becoming more and more common. Cederick Tardy, founder of S.T.R.O.N.G., Inc., a nonprofit that provides education and resources to empower youth and families, lists is top four movies with strong single mother characters and talks about why those mothers raised leaders.