The Importance of Letting Your Kids Indulge in a Sweet Treat
A child psychologist explains why letting your children indulge in a sweet snack is better than depriving them of it altogether.
Ask the Expert: What Should I Look for in a School for My Child with Learning Disabilities?
We asked Kevin Pendergast, Head of School at The Kildonan School, what a parent should look for when visiting a potential school for their child with learning disabilities and what aspects of a school help a child with LD thrive.
Meet the Intern: Lindsay Roussin
Introducing Lindsay Roussin, a summer 2013 editorial intern with NYMetroParents, a division of Davler Media Group.
Bilingual Preschool Opens Second Flushing Location
Ivy Day School, a preschool in Queens, recently opened a second Flushing location. Along with the core subjects, preschoolers benefit from an English-Mandarin bilingual program, as well as creative arts and cooking classes. The school also has art and computer rooms, an indoor playroom, and a garage for easy pick up and drop off.
Fit4Mom Adds Outdoor Fitness Classes to Its Schedule
Fit4Mom Rockland, a fitness program for moms, has added outdoor classes to its schedule. The program offers ways for moms to get in shape and meet other moms in the area.
Sesame Street Fans Meet at Beaches Ocho Rios in Jamaica
Planning a family trip to Jamaica? The Beaches Ocho Rios Resort & Golf Club is an all-inclusive vacation spot that features Sesame Street characters and other fun programs for kids as well as scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking, and more for the whole family.
House of Sports and FC Westchester Partner to Offer Soccer Camp
House of Sports, which partnered with FC Westchester last spring to offer a soccer program, now offers a soccer summer day camp. The camp, for children of all ages and skill levels, helps campers improve their soccer skills through drills, games, and tournaments.
Scarsdale Candy Store Gives Back, Now Offers ChariTotes
Imagine Candy, a candy store in Scarsdale that is involved in charitable efforts, now offers ChariTotes for customers to purchase. ChariTotes are craft kits for children, and 10 percent of the profits are donated to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation.
On The Blogroll: Me and Ducky
The NYMetroParents blogroll features the best blogs in the parenting world, from New York and beyond. Here's a closer look at why we love these mom bloggers and dad bloggers and how they're shaping the web for parenting today.
Study Reveals 8 Precautionary Steps to Prevent Peanut Allergic Reaction while Flying
A University of Michigan study reveals eight precautionary steps people with peanut or tree nut allergies can take to reduce the risk of having an allergic reaction while flying on an airplane.