Ask the Expert: What Should I Know About Lice?
Local experts share what every parent needs to know about head lice, including signs your child might have lice, how often you should check for lice, what lice look like, when your child can be around peers, how much of your house needs to be cleaned, and whether lice carry diseases.
5 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day in Connecticut
Looking for things to do with your kids on Earth Day in Connecticut? Our 2013 roundup of fun Earth Day events includes a zoo festival in Bridgeport, family volunteer project in Stamford, special story time at the aquarium in Norwalk, and Earth Day crafts in Westport and nearby in the Bronx.
Three NYC Area Musicians Selected by Carnegie Hall for First-Ever National Youth Orchestra
Carnegie Hall selected 120 exceptional young musicians from across the U.S., including three from the New York metro area, for its first-ever National Youth Orchestra.
Youth Volunteers of Connecticut Recognized by Nationwide Program
Two Connecticut youth volunteers were recognized by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program, for their outstanding community service in Fairfield County.
Three New Mathnasium Locations Open in Fairfield County
Is your child struggling in math? Does she dread doing her math homework? Does he whine when he thinks about equations? Mathnasium, a math tutoring center for all ages, is opening three new locations in Fairfield County, including Stamford, Newtown, and Darien.
A List of Cultural Festivals in the New York Metro Area
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the cultures of the world in your own backyard by attending one of these celebrations in Rockland, Westchester, Nassau, Suffolk, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens.
A List of Ethnic Restaurants to Mix Up Your Cuisine
We’re lucky to live in the New York metro area, a virtual melting pot of cultures. So if your budget doesn’t allow for family jaunts to India, South Africa, and other exotic locales, you can still introduce your kids to the world at ethnic restaurants. Here are a few suggestions in Rockland, Westchester, Suffolk, Nassau, and Fairfield counties, as well as Manhattan, Queens, and Brooklyn.
Win Tickets to KamiKaze FireFlies at Symphony Space
NYMetroParents readers have a chance to win a family four-pack of tickets to Symphony Space in Manhattan to catch the amazing stunts and comedy of KamiKaze Fireflies, a duo from Los Angeles who will wow you with their daring stunts.
2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events in NYC
Looking for something to do with your kids on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day weekend in New York City? Check out these NYC events happening Jan. 19-21, 2013, at venues in the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.
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.