New Life for Landmark Church in Washington Heights
A groundbreaking ceremony held on April 7 marked the $10 million renovation and expansion of the Fort Washington Collegiate Church in Washington Heights.
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.
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.
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.
Broadway Review: 'Bring It On: The Musical'
Broadway's "Bring It On: The Musical" is a pep rally with heart, humor, and backflips that teens and tweens will love. It's a must-see for kids who love cheerleading and a fun ride for the whole family.
Local Parents Share How They Are Learning to Let Go
Giving your child freedom and independence should be balanced by the parental instinct for protection. Local parents share how they are learning to let go so that their children feel grown-up.
Military Families Get Free Admission to Blue Star Museums this Summer
Active duty military and their family members can enjoy free admission to 70 museums, cultural centers, and historical sites in the NYC area this summer through the Blue Star Museums program.
CCLC Opens Public Preschool Center in Murray Hill
Children's Creative Learning Centers recently opened a new location in Murray Hill to serve Manhattan parents. Once a child is enrolled, they can take advantage of programs such as music, dance, and one-on-one phonics and reading instruction.
Hunt for Waldo in Queens!
Waldo is hiding out in 20 stores across Astoria and Long Island City this July. Join the scavenger hunt to win prizes and celebrate Waldo's 25th anniversary.
Twenty Local Schools Receive New Books
Parents, faculty, and PTA members from across the New York City area worked together to win new books from the "Books 4 Our School" campaign co-sponsored by the Brooke Jackman Foundation and NYMetroParents.